Steven D. Vold, M.D.

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Steven D. Vold, M.D., certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, specializes in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma and cataracts. Dr. Vold provides the most advanced medical, laser, and surgical care available for treating glaucoma. He also is an award-winning cataract surgeon. His special interests include glaucoma and cataract surgery innovation, management of complex glaucoma and cataract cases, secondary intraocular lens surgery and bladeless corneal refractive surgery.

Dr. Vold is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. His internship at the Marshfield Clinic and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Wisconsin was followed by an ophthalmology residency and a fellowship in glaucoma at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He has been awarded numerous scholarships and academic awards.

Dr. Vold founded Vold Vision after previously serving as Vice Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, Director, Division of Glaucoma and Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Surgery at the Scott and White Eye Institute and Texas A&M College of Medicine in Temple, Texas. At Scott and White, he was also Director of the Center for Ophthalmic Advancement. He has been listed in the Consumers Research Council of America’s Guide to America’s Top Ophthalmologists every year since 2002. He currently serves as Chief Medical Editor of the leading national glaucoma publication for physicians, and co-founded the American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery. Dr. Vold also co-founded the Silicon Valley based ophthalmic device company Ocunetics, Inc. whose intellectual property was exclusively licensed by IRIDEX Corporation in 2011.

Dr. Vold has published extensively in medical journals, and is a popular lecturer both nationally and internationally. He participates in FDA clinical trials related to both glaucoma and cataract management. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

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Published Articles and Papers

Playing the Visionary Card to Win

by Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today
January 2017

Managing the Diabetic Patient

by Michael McFarland, O.D.
J. James Thimons, O.D.
Sam Mansour, M.D.
from Advanced Ocular Care,
April 2013

What You Need to Know about Glaucoma

by Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
from What You Need to Know about Glaucoma,
2012/2013

Incisional Surgical Care

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
2012 Ultimate Technician’s Survival Guide

Evolution of the Efficient Canaloplasty

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Advanced Ocular Care,
November/December 2012

Benefits of Transscleral Cyclophotocoagulation

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
November/December 2012

What Does MIGS Mean to Me?

by John P. Berdahl, M.D.
Malik Y. Kahook, M.D.
Leonard K. Seibold, M.D.
Nathan M. Radcliffe, M.D.
Hady Saheb, M.D.C.M., F.R.C.S.C.
from Glaucoma Today,
November/December 2012

Update on MIGS: Devices of the Future

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today,
September 2012

Improving Surgical Outcomes with the Trabectome

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
July/August 2012

Considerations for the Patient Newly Diagnosed with Glaucoma

by Michael McFarland, O.D.
from Advanced Ocular Care
July/August 2012

Cyclodialysis Cleft

by Robert Chang, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
May/June 2012

Cataract Surgery in the Glaucoma Patient

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today
March 2012

Happy Anniversary ACOS

by Steven G. Slade, M.D.
from Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today,
March 2012

Reconsidering Transscleral Cyclophotocoagulation

Sponsored by Iridex Corporation
Douglas E. Gaasterland, M.D.
Nathan M. Radcliffe, M.D.
Steven D. Vold, M.D.
Jeffrey A. Krammer, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
January/February 2012

Fostering a Lifestyle of Learning

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
January/February 2012

Canaloplasty

Sponsored by iScience
Y. Ralph Chu, M.D.
Michael Morgan, M.D.
Louis D. “Skip” Nicharmin, M.D.
Steven R. Sarkisian Jr. M.D.
Steven D. Vold, M.D.
Interventional
from Glaucoma Today,
Winter 2011

Redefining Glaucoma Management for the 21st Century

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
Howard Barnebey, M.D.
Michael Morgan, M.D.
David Richardson, M.D.
Steven R. Sarkisian Jr. M.D.
from Insert to Glaucoma Today and Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today,
November 2011

Pushing the Envelope on Eyetube.net

by Nathan M. Radcliffe, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
Summer 2011

The Next Generation of Glaucoma Surgeries

by Brian Flowers, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
Summer 2011

Evolution and Revolutions in Glaucoma Surgery

by Nathan M. Radcliffe, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
Early Spring 2011

Caring for the Glaucoma Patient with Uveitis

by Steven Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
January/February 2011

Tis Better to Give than to Receive

by Richard M. Awdeh, M.D.
William B. Trattler, M.D.
Elena Albe, M.D.
from Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today,
January 2011

Presbyopia-Correcting IOLs for Glaucoma Patients

by Steven Vold, M.D.
Randal E. Cole, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
Winter 2010

ACOS

by Stepen G. Slade, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
September 2010

Intraoperative Gonioscopy: Past, Present and Future

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
Summer 2010

Adopting New Technology

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
October 2009

Building a Successful Glaucoma Practice

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
January/February 2009

Editorials

Opportunity Knocks

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
November/December 2016

To the FDA With Appreciation

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
September/October 2016

Adapting to Change

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
July/August 2016

The Gift of Mentorship

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
May/June 2016

Introducing Disruptive Technology

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
March/April 2016

Move the Needle

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
January/February 2016

Lose the Cape

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
November/December 2015

MIGS: the Next Generation

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
September/October 2015

Lessons Learned From Aravind

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
May/June 2014

Glaucoma Today Outside the Box

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Tday
July/August 2015

Glaucoma in a Digital World

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
May/June 2015

Point/Counterpoint: Should MIGS Be Included During Residency Training?

by Albert S. Khouri, M.D. and Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
May/June 2015

Going Beyond Meaningful Use

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
March/April 2015

 

The Business of Glaucoma

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
January/February 2015

 

Personalized Glaucoma Care

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
November/December 2014

Visual Evoked Potentials and Glaucoma

by Mary Anne Ahluwalia, D.O., and Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
September/October 2014

Changing Paradigms in Glaucoma Care

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
September/October 2014

Keeping Patients First

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
July/August 2014

Lessons Learned from Aravind

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
May/June 2014

Is Glaucoma A Surgical Disease?

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
March/April 2014

A Tribute

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
March/April 2014

The 20-Mile March

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
January/February 2013

Good to Great

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
November/December 2013

The Crazy Ones

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
September/October 2013

With Years of SLT Data, Why Consider MLT?

by Iqbal “Ike” Ahmed, M.D.,David Gossage, D.O., and Steven Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
October 4, 2013

Is Earlier Cataract Surgery Best for Treating Glaucoma?

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
August 1, 2013

Managing the Blind, Painful Eye

by Mary Anne Ahluwalia, D.O., and Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today
July/August 2013

The Power of Perseverance

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
May/June 2013

Gonioscopy Renaissance

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
March/April 2013

Leaving a Legacy

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
January/February 2013

Turkeys and Eagles

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
November/December 2012

A Few Thoughts on Leadership

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
September/October 2012

Ushering in a New Era

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
July/August 2012

Living the Dream

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
May/June 2012

What’s in a Name

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
March/April 2012

Escaping Our War Zone Mentailty

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
Fall 2011

It’s Not Just Tubes and Trabs Anymore

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
Summer 2011

The Refractive Glaucoma Surgeon

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
Early Summer 2011

Carpe Diem

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
Early Spring 2011

Glaucoma Must Lead the Way

by Steven D. Vold, M.D.
from Glaucoma Today,
Winter 2011