A. Dr. Richardson has not received any payment directly or indirectly from any of the IOL manufacturers that he discusses on this blog. As a cataract surgeon he uses many of the IOLs discussed and has his own preferences based on experience. However, he has no financial interest in any of the IOL manufacturers he discusses other than owning a few shares of publicly traded stocks. These investments are of such little significance that were his comments to result in a doubling of a stock’s value the resulting gain in his net worth would not even be enough to pay for a new set of brakes on his car. In other words, he has no financial incentive to rave up or rant down a particular IOL.
B. Dr. Richardson is, however, a consultant to and shareholder in iScience Interventional which manufactures the iTrack microcathether used in Canaloplasty.