Dr. Ravi Goel is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital, with a specific interest in finding ways that AI can help ophthalmologists improve their clinical care and treat more patients. Dr. Goel also publishes a daily blog, Protecting Sight, where he discusses a variety of topics ranging from advances in cataract surgery to medical education. One common thread throughout his blog is the burgeoning impact of AI on the field of ophthalmology, such as the utility of deep learning algorithms for diagnosing various diseases and the impact that improved intra-ocular lens (IOL) power calculations will have on patient care. We sat down with Dr. Goel to learn more about the effects that AI will have on the field of ophthalmology and hear his thoughts about what the future holds for this exciting corner of medicine.