Dr David L Cooke was recognized by the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery as being within the top 10th percentile of reviewers for the Journal.  This journal is a preeminent peer-reviewed, monthly, ophthalmology publication which publishes quality articles on all aspects of anterior segment surgery. In addition to original clinical studies, the journal features a consultation section, practical techniques, important cases, and reviews as well as basic science articles.

He has been a frequent reviewer of articles in the last 2 years and has special interest in the causes for dysphotopsias after cataract surgery (often described as an arc-shaped shadow in one's temporal vision)