2023 Lans Distinguished Award:J. Bradley Randleman, MD

J. Bradley Randleman MD is a professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and codirector of the Refractive Surgery Service at the Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a widely respected refractive surgeon whose areas of expertise include laser vision correction and lens-based surgery, IOL complications after cataract surgery, and the management of corneal ectatic disorders. His primary research focuses on corneal biomechanics and the identification and management of corneal ectatic diseases, including keratoconus and postoperative ectasia after LASIK. He has been awarded multiple research grants, including an R01 from the National Institutes of Health to evaluate corneal biomechanical analysis using Brillouin microscopy.

Dr. Randleman has been awarded the Claus Dohlman Fellow Award; the inaugural Binkhorst Young Ophthalmologist Award from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery; the Kritzinger Memorial Award, Founder’s Award, and the Inaugural Recognition Award from the International Society of Refractive Surgery; and the Secretariat Award, Achievement Award, and Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Randleman has served as editor-in-chief for the Journal of Refractive Surgery since 2011. He has delivered more than 300 lectures at ophthalmic meetings on 6 continents and trained more than 30 cornea fellows and 100 ophthalmology residents. He has authored more than 185 peer-reviewed publications in leading ophthalmology journals, in addition to 5 textbooks and more than 40 book chapters on refractive surgery evaluation, corneal crosslinking, and management of complications with IOLs.