In the News

As leaders in vision care, Pepose Vision is often featured and quoted in the news. Whether it’s a technological advancement discovered through research, the introduction of a new, advanced service to the market, a humanitarian service to an under-resourced segment of the community by our foundation or an informative quote regarding a current vision-related news topic, Pepose Vision is proud to be a contributor to all the major local, as well as many national, media outlets.

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And many more.

 Please scroll down to see the latest coverage.

Dr. Pepose was just interviewed at the ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery) EyeWorld in Chicago about the innovative pinhole intraocular lens

Watch the interview here

Dr. Pepose was interviewed on channel 2, discussing how advances in cataract surgery can mean patients actually have better vision after the removal of their cataracts.

Watch the interview and read more here...

Important research by Dr. Pepose about how presbyopia-correcting IOLs vary in performance profiles was highlighted in Opthalmology Times.

Click here to read the article.

Dr. Pepose just returned from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. where he spoke about exciting research about a new cataract lens implant called IC-8 .

Click here to watch his interview.

Dr. Pepose was just interviewed at the Hawaiian Eye 2018 in Maui, Hawaii.

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KSDK had a great segment talking to Dr. Pepose about how cataract surgery is becoming more and more common and how it’s more effective than ever.

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Dr. Qazi talked with The Post Dispatch about concerns of eye damage after watching the eclipse.

Click here to read the article.

Ocular Surgery News wrote an important article, featuring Dr. Pepose, about the new technologies that are helping people with issues reading up close, presbyopia. 

Click here to read the article.

Dr. Pepose wrote an important article about dry eye disease (DED) diagnosis and treatment in this prestigious publication.

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Dr. Pepose was interviewed at the 2015 AAO Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.

Dr. Pepose at AAO

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Fox 2 News talked to Dr. Pepose and a very happy patient about the new KAMRA inlay.

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Watch the interview and read more here.

KSDK just aired a nice segment about Pepose Vision called “One Stop Shop for Eye Care.”

Watch it here.

A Mission with a Vision: Pepose Vision Institute in Haiti

Dr. Holekamp, our Director of Retinal Services, with the support of our foundation Lifelong Vision Foundation and other local organizations and churches, recently went to Haiti to perform eye exams and provide eyeglasses.

Ladue News has a great about it here.

Dr. Holekamp has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Women in Opthalmology Suzanne Véronneau Troutman Award!

This award is given in recognition of Dr, Troutman, whose work and commitment to the field continue to inspire and drive Ophthalmology education and research today.

Dr. Rieger discusses how to care for your contacts lens in the latest Ladue News.

Here’s the article.

Dr. Holekamp was just interviewed on channel 2, discussing the recently FDA approved Iluvien, the first long-term treatment for diabetic macular edema. Dr. Holekamp was the first doctor in Missouri to give an ILUVIEN injection.

Watch the interview and read more here...

Dr. Pepose recently participated in the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS) IOL Survey. Below is a link to a feature article appearing in the May issue of The Ophthalmic ASC magazine that provides an overview of survey results with interpretive comments by Dr. Pepose.

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Dr. Pepose was featured on Today in St. Louis on KSDK, where he talked about tips to keep your vision sharper, longer.

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 At OSN Italy, the 14th International Congress of the Italian Society of Ophthalmology, Dr. Pepose, gave advice on how to screen patients for multifocal IOLs in order to optimize performance and make “a premium lens work in a premium fashion.

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Dr. Pepose was just interviewed at the Hawaiian Eye 2017 in Kauai, Hawaii.

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Dr. Qazi was interviewed on The Empowerment Network Health Radio Show on WGNU 920 am on the subject of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), as February is National AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month. 
Here’s more information.
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Here is a very interesting (although a bit technical) article in the prestigious Ocular Surgery News  featuring Dr. Pepose offering insight for optimizing outcomes with toric IOLs.

Here’s the article.

Elenor Riseman from Collinsville, Illinois, is in her 80s and decided to have a lens implanted in her eye to hopefully reverse the effects of macular degeneration.

Elenor stopped by with Dr. Mujtaba Qazi from the Pepose Vision Institute in Chesterfield, Missouri, to talk about the procedure and the new telescoping lens.

Watch the news segment here.

Dr. Pepose plays a key role in an important, new FDA approval.

Read the article and watch an interview with Dr. Pepose.  Here’s a link directly to the video.

Dr. Holekamp was just interviewed in Ladue News  about Age-Related Macular Degeneration.

You can read the article here.

Dr Pepose was named to the Premier Surgeon 300, is a list of premium refractive cataract surgeons compiled by the editors and publisher of the influential Ocular Surgery News. He is identified as a leading innovator in the field of refractive cataract surgery and is one of only three surgeons selected in St. Louis.

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Dr. Pepose just returned from the 14th Annual ISOPT Clinical (The International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics) in Tel Aviv, Israel where he was interviewed about his recent study of topical lifitegrast in patients with dry eye disease.

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Dr. Qazi talks about cataracts in the latest issue of Town & Style.

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Dr. Pepose was interviewed again at the 2015 AAO Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.

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Dr. Pepose discusses an exciting new clinical trial to evaluate safety, efficacy of sustained-release drug delivery implant for glaucoma.

Read about it here.

Dr. Pepose was interviewed about exciting new nanotechnology that’s under study to provide long-term treatment of glaucoma.

Read about it here.

Here’s another great segment about Elenor and Pepose Vision’s remarkable new technology to treat age-related macular degeneration.
Here’s a pretty technical article about potential advances in treating presbyopia where the reporter relies on Dr. Pepose extensively to discuss recent research and what it could mean.
45 minutes of discussions and answers about LASIK – everything you could ever want to know. Listen here.
Here’s a feature on Dr. Pepose in Towne & Style.
Here’s another great article about the exciting new cataract lens implant is from Bausch + Lomb under the brand name Trulign Toric intraocular lens. Dr. Pepose was the medical monitor of the clinical trials that led to FDA approval for the lens

Dr. Pepose recently received the AcuFocus Innovator’s Award.

Read about it here.

Great news for cataract patients. A new lens was approved by the FDA that corrects astigmatism and dramatically improves vision.  Dr. Jay Pepose served as the medical monitor for the clinical study of this product. Read a quick article about it here.

Dr. Pepose discusses the importance of annual eye exams with Ladue News.

Read about it here.

Congratulations to Dr. Qazi as his award of the 2014 Vitals Patients’ Choice Award for patient care was published in the November 28 issue of the St. Louis Post Dispatch.

Here it is (scroll down to Recognition).

The Post thought this story was fascinating, too. “A miniature telescope implant helps Eleanor Risman see clearly what she hasn’t for more than a decade – bright colors, her favorite television shows and the rank and suit of the cards in her beloved video poker.” Click here to read more.
Dr. Pepose helps Town & Style look forward to a better 2016 with talk about the exciting new KAMRA inlay that helps reduce or eliminate the need for reading glasses.
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If you’re interested in a pretty technical article about some great advancements for people with presbyopia, click here. Even if you don’t read it, Dr. Pepose is proud to have been exclusively consulted and quoted by this well-respected industry publication.
Lifelong Vision Foundation does all kinds of great things in the community.  Here’s a mention of a great new program started for 50 needy students from College Bound and Wyman Center Be sure to click “View All” to see the coverage.
A nice article our practice and especially our technology.  Thanks WKT.
Dr. Pepose was named Top Doc again.  The South County Times has the story.
Lifelong Vision Foundation received a generous $1 million grant from Bausch & Lomb to coordinate an 18-month clinical trial to evaluate a drug to treat pink eye. Here’s more.    
Cataract surgery is taking another step forward with a new type of lens implant that corrects for distance, intermediate and near vision, as well as for astigmatism—a condition in which vision is blurred due to an elliptical or football-shaped cornea. By correcting both range of focus and astigmatism, patients may be free of glasses or contacts for the first time in decades. Here’s more.

At the ASCRS – American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – Dr. Pepose discussed the exciting positive results with the Trulign Toric IOL. This is great news for patients with cataracts and astigmatism at the same time.

Watch the brief video here.

KSDK also talked to Dr. Pepose and a very happy patient about the new KAMRA inlay.

Watch the interview and read more here.

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