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John Berdahl, MD Joins Omega Ophthalmics LLC Medical Advisory Board

Lexington, KY – January 22, 2014.

Omega Ophthalmics LLC (Omega) has announced today that John Berdahl, MD has joined their Medical Advisory Board, effective immediately.

Dr. John Berdahl specializes in advanced cataract, corneal and glaucoma surgery, in addition to refractive surgery. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN and finished his internship at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ.  He completed ophthalmology residency at Duke University and an anterior segment fellowship at Minnesota Eye Consultants. He has won numerous national awards including the Claes Dohlman Award from Harvard University and the Resident Writers Award. In 2013 was named the top young physician in South Dakota, and just this year was named one of the Top 40 under 40 worldwide by the British trade journal The Ophthalmologist. His commitment to those in need is demonstrated by his leadership role in EyeCare America (which provides free eye care to underserved) and the numerous surgical mission trips he continues to participate in worldwide.

“John is an exceptional surgeon, innovator and thought leader in ophthalmology,” noted Gary Wörtz, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Omega.

Dr. Berdahl, an innovator and entrepreneur in his own right, has recently been awarded a research grant from NASA to support his work on a device to prevent vision loss during long-term space flight.  His ability to think creatively, with a keen sense for practical solutions makes his presence on our team invaluable.


Omega Ophthalmics is a medical device company making significant advancements in the global ophthalmology industry through its patent-pending, proprietary technologies for intraocular lenses, capsular bags, and high technology applications within the eye. Founded by Gary Wörtz, MD and Rick Ifland, Omega is headquartered in Lexington, KY.

For more information about Omega Ophthalmics, contact Rick Ifland, CEO.

For more information about Omega's technology, contact Gary Wörtz, MD, CMO.

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