Gary Wörtz, MD
Gary Wörtz, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist from Lexington, KY specializing in cataract and refractive surgery.
Since completing his training in 2008, Dr. Wörtz has successfully performed thousands of cataract and laser procedures. He currently practices in Lexington at Commonwealth Eye Surgery. Dr. Wörtz became one of the first surgeons in Kentucky to perform laser refractive cataract surgery. He utilizes the latest technology both in and out of the operating room to help restore vision for cataract patients.
Dr. Wörtz enjoys innovation and teaching his techniques to others around the country. He has been a consulting speaker for Alcon, AMO, Bio-Tissue, TearLab, Carl Zeiss Meditech and Dialogue Medical. He has also been a principal investigator in multiple FDA pharmaceutical trials in the ophthalmic sector. He has given numerous lectures at both the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons annual meetings. He is also a frequent contributor to many trade journals such Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, MillennialEye, Ophthalmology Times, and EyeWorld, and was recently named to the editorial board of Ocular Surgery News.
Offering Value to Patients with Premium IOLs
In this episode of Interventional Mindset, Preeya K. Gupta, MD, and Gary Wörtz, MD, discuss patient communication around premium intraocular lenses (IOLs).
Approaches to Astigmatism Management with the Femtosecond Laser
Drs. Gupta and Wörtz review methods available to ophthalmologists for managing astigmatism using a femtosecond laser.
Dr. Nicole Fram on Biometry and Topography
Drs. Fram and Wörtz discuss biometry, topography, and treating non-straightforward astigmatism cases.
The Rhexis Size Conundrum
Dr. Wörtz talks about how to use a capsulorhexis marker to accurately identify rhexis size when performing a capsulotomy.
When Arcuate Incisions Go Wrong
Drs. Gupta, Wörtz, and Shamie discuss how ophthalmologists can approach treating patients when arcuate incisions do not relieve symptoms.
Welcome to Interventional Mindset
Drs. Gupta, Wörtz, and Radcliffe discuss what it means to have an interventional mindset as an ophthalmologist.
Reading the Tea Leaves: PRK vs ICL
Drs. Solomon, Wortz, and Raviv discuss choosing between a photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and an implantable collamer lens (ICL).
How to Use the LRI Calculator
Drs. Gupta and Wörtz discuss how ophthalmologists can employ the tool they created, the LRI Calculator.
What the Interventional Mindset Means to Cataract Surgeons
Dr. Wörtz reviews how ophthalmologists and cataract surgeons benefit from adopting an interventional mindset.
Why Femto is Beneficial in 2020
Drs. Walter and Wörtz delve into the value of ophthalmologists using a femtosecond laser to treat patients.
Clinical Pearls: Implanting the Hydrus Microstent
In this installment of Interventional Mindset, Dr. Wörtz discusses his clinical pearls for implanting the Hydrus Microstent.
The Presbyopia Correction Starter Kit
In this video from Interventional Mindset, Drs. Chang and Wörtz review the foundations for correcting presbyopia in patients.