Dr. Karickhoff's primary role has always been treating patients. This has been a great satisfaction, a service to mankind, and a high honor. However, this role does not advance the profession of ophthalmology. Therefore, he has made ocular innovation an equal part of his career. Through innovation he has been able to create new knowledge and create new products that advance ophthalmology. This web section tells of his innovations and techniques. It is hoped that this section will encourage doctors to not only treat patients but also to become a Clinician / Scientist /Innovator who advances their profession.