Maynard L. Pohl, O.D., F.A.A.O

Pacific Cataract & Laser Institute

10500 NE 8th Street, Suite 1650

Bellevue, Washington 98004-4332   U.S.A.

Tel: 425-462-7664 / Fax: 425-462-6429 /






Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, 1987 - Present

American Optometric Association, 1980 - Present

Great Western Council of Optometry: Education Chairman, 1991-1994

Optometric Physicians of Washington, 1984 – Present;   Continuing Education Committee Chairman,

     1996-2002; State Legislative Committee, 2003 – 2011.

King County Optometric Society, 1986 – Present

Founding Fellow of the Optometric Retina Society, 2003 – Present;  Education Chairman, 2004 - 2005




Washington, 1984 – Present

Oregon, 1984 – Present

California, 1985 - Present




495  lectures and workshops presented regionally, nationally, and internationally between December 1986 and December 2013






Pohl, M.L.             Microcornea: A case study. Optometry Times; September 1985.

Pohl, M.L.             Siegrist's streaks in hypertensive choroidopathy. Journal of the American Optometric Association 1988; 59:372-376.

Pohl, M.L.             MEDWS brings sudden loss of acuity. Review of Optometry; October 1988; 105-110.

Pohl, M.L.             Retinal Vascular Disease. In: Problems in Optometry - Posterior Pole Disorders; J.B. Lippincott, December 1991; 3(4): 609-620.

Pohl, M.L.             Learn to love dilation. Optometric Management; August 1992; 20-22.

Pohl, M.L.             Retinal Break/Detachment. In: Primary Care of the Cataract Patient; Appleton and Lange, 1994.

Pohl, M.L.             Comanagement of retinal vascular disease. Practical Optometry; February 1994; 5(1): 6-13.

Pohl, M.L.             Carotid Artery Disease. In: Optometry Clinics - Systemic Disease and the Eye; Appleton and Lange, 1994; 3(4): 157-174.

Pohl, M.L.             The differential diagnosis of retinal pigmentary changes.  Review of Optometry; March 1996; 93-101.

Pohl, M.L.             Defining a treatment plan for common LASIK complications.  Primary Care Optometry News; August 1999; 4(8):12-14.

Pohl, M.L.           Today’s IOLs provide new options for patients as well as practitioners.  Primary Care Optometry

                             News; June 2000; 5(6):26-27.

Pohl, M.L.         Astigmatic relief during cataract surgery - another way to improve outcomes.  Primary Care Optometry News;  June 2001; 6(6):28-30.

Pohl, M.L.           Monitor for complications when managing traumatic retinal hemorrhages.  Primary Care

                            Optometry News;  November 2001; 6(11):17-18.

Pohl, M.L.          Ocular ischemic syndrome:  an indicator of significant systemic disease.   Primary Care Optometry News; August 2002; 7(8):16-17.

Pohl, M.L.           The confounding red eye patient.   Review of Optometry;  February 2003; 140(02):95.

Pohl, M.L.          Numerous options available for patients with cataract in one eye.   Primary Care Optometry News;

                            March 2003; 8(3):26.

Pohl, M.L.           Amaurosis Fugax. Vertebrobasilar Artery Insufficiency.  In: Handbook of Primary Care   

                            Optometry; W.B. Saunders, in press.

Pohl, M.L.           Age-Related Macular Degeneration:  The Perils and The Promise.  Review of Optometry

                            Supplement; November 2004.     

Pohl, M.L.           Refractive Lens Exchange:  a  feasible refractive surgery alternative.  Primary Care Optometry

                            News; January 2005; 10(1):20.

Pohl, M.L.          Cataract surgery only mildly effective for PXF glaucoma.  Primary Care Optometry News;  May

                           2007; 12(5):14-16.

Pohl, M.L.          Determine lens status, expectations when choosing older patients’ vision correction.  Primary Care

                          Optometry News;  January 2008; 13(1):19-20.

Pohl, M.L.         Learn to Comanage the Complex and Unusual.  Review of Optometry;  March 2008; 145(03):


Pohl, M.L.         IOP monitoring in glaucoma patients after cataract surgery.  Primary Care Optometry News;  May       

                         2008; 13(5):28-31.

Pohl, M.L.        Atypical reactions to oral therapeutics easily preventable.  Primary Care Optometry News;  October

                        2009; 14(10):13.

Pohl, M.L.       You can co-manage complex cases.  Optometry Times;  December 2009; 1(9):18-19.

Pohl, M.L.       ODs bring multifocal IOLs into focus.  Optometry Times;  December 2009; 1(9):22.

Pohl, M.L.       Laser Vision Correction:  Understanding the Options.  Pacific Cataract & Laser Institute OD News;  

                        April 2010; 1-4.

Pohl, M.L.      When Should You Refer a Glaucoma Patient?  Review of Optometry;  March 2011; 148(03):99-103.

Pohl, M.L.      AzaSite Subdues Inflammation.  Ophthalmic Office;  October 2011; 31.

Pohl, M.L.      Successful cataract surgery makes for satisfying co-management role.  Optometry Times;  October

                       2011; 3(9):10-11.

Pohl, M.L.      Retina specialists maintain prescribing habits despite CATT study results.  Primary Care Optometry  

                       News;  December 2011; 16(12):9.

Pohl, M.L.     How’s Your Retina Display?  Optometric Management;  December 2012; 47(12):18-22.

Pohl, M.L.     What’s New in Corneal Transplant Surgery?  Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses;  January/February   


Pohl, M.L.    Cataract Surgery in LVC’s ‘Early Adopters’  Review of Optometry;  November 2013; 150(11):36-42.