David Folden, MD named ‘Rising Star in Ophthalmology’ by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine

David Folden, MD named ‘Rising Star in Ophthalmology’ by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine

Congratulations to DavidĀ Folden, MDĀ for beingĀ named in Minneapolis St. Paul Magazineā€™s annual listing of Rising Stars. MSP Mag listed 383Ā Docs to Watch in 2017Ā with Dr. Folden being honoredĀ as a rising starĀ in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Folden specializes in cataract, LASIK, and refractive lens implant surgery.Ā His interest and experience in cataract surgery includes Micro-Incision (MICS) techniques and the use of the LENSARā„¢ femtosecond laser.Ā  As an early adopter of femtosecond laser technology, he is now among the most experienced laser cataract surgeons in the state of Minnesota.Ā  He works closely with industry to improve the design of instruments used for laser cataract surgery, enhancing safety and comfort for patients undergoing this procedure.

In 2015,Ā in partnership with Rhein Medical, Dr. Folden invented a cataract surgical tool, the Folden Femto Dissector. This instrument was designed to simplify laser-created corneal incision opening and improving outcomes, safety and comfort for patients. The tool has received great reviews and acclaim.

Dr. Folden received hisĀ medical degree from the University of North Dakota. He has published his research in various journals including the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery and the American Journal of Ophthalmology.

HeĀ and his wife, Rachel, have two young children. For entertainment, they enjoy local restaurants and travel.