RetinaLink Profile: Aaron Nagiel, MD, PhD ~ iOCT Impressions in Pediatric Patients

RetinaLink is pleased to feature Aaron Nagiel, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles affiliated with the USC Roski Eye Institute – Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the eight LUXTURNA™ (voretigene neparvovec-rzyl, Spark Therapeutics, Philadelphia, PA) sites in the United States. Dr. Nagiel exclusively…

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William R. Freeman, MD – Digitally Assisted Vitreoretinal Surgery using the NGENUITY® 3D System

RetinaLink is honored to feature Dr. William R. Freeman’s 2018 Retina Society presentation – Digitally Assisted Vitreoretinal Surgery using the NGENUITY® 3D System. His presentation is included in its entirety and there is no financial interest to disclose. Dr. Freeman is the Distinguished Professor and Director, Department of Ophthalmology, UCSD Jacobs Retina Center, Shiley Eye…

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RetinaLink Profile with Dr. Szilard Kiss: Weill Cornell’s DHK Center ~ A Decade in the Making

What goes into a project? There are short term and long-term projects and some that require significant and ongoing research to understand how to initially start and develop a plan for a transformational and evolutionary shift. An example of a long-term project is the new David H. Koch Center (DHK) at Weill Cornell, New York-Presbyterian…

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Eye on the Future: Retina Specialty Institute ~ Transforming Retina & Patient Care Each Day

A visionary is described as “a person with unusually keen foresight”. Sunil Gupta, MD Sunil Gupta, MD, Founder of Retina Specialty Institute (RSI), Pensacola, FL, is certainly a visionary in the retina community. Dr. Gupta attended the Clinton Global Initiative, CGI, in 2012. CGI’s mission is to turn ideas into action. CGI was established in…

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A Global Perspective: WE ARE VISUAL ~ Surgeon Impressions with NGENUITY®

WE ARE VISUAL.  How we embrace everything around us. How we connect and how we discover our world. Depth… Dimension… Detail… WE ARE VISUAL captures how vision impacts our lives and floods our memories because photographs change how WE see the world. Drs. Allen C. Ho, John W. Kitchens and Marco Mura provide their surgical impressions with ALCON’s NGENUITY® 3D Visualization…

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Mohammed K. Barazi, MD ~ FOCUS SELECT® AREDS2 Based Formulation Provides New Eye Health Chewable Vitamin Supplement

Walking around the ASRS 2017 exhibit area in Boston, I stopped at Covalent Medical to sample their new FOCUS SELECT® Chewable Eye Vitamin & Mineral Supplement. Quite frankly, I was hesitant to take any supplement on an empty stomach; however, I said, “OK, I’ll try one.” FOCUS SELECT’s new AREDS2 based chewable have a tangy citrus…

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Sean Adrean, MD, FAAO ~ Autologous Retinal Transplant in Patient with Previous Macular Hole & AMD

In August 2017, RetinaLink featured Sean Adrean MD, FAAO, Retina Consultants of Orange County, who had one of the Top 10 RetinaLink posts  last year. He described his ART, Autologous Retinal Transplant, technique in his 68-year-old female patient with a Macular Hole. This patient’s pre-op VA was CF and now, her VA, six months post-op, is…

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Camila Ventura MD, PhD Awarded R01 Grant for ZIKV Research & TEDMED Presentation

RetinaLink featured Camila Ventura, MD, PhD, in May 2017. At that time, Dr. Ventura had recently completed her Pediatric Retina Research Fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL, and was moving back to Brazil. She’s currently practicing at the Altino Ventura Foundation (FAV), a non-profit eye care institution and multiple disability rehabilitation center…

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Mina Chung, MD: Bridging the Gap from Clinic OCT Diagnostics to your Operating Room with ZEISS RESCAN® 700

University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Mina Chung, MD, has been on the URMC Faculty for 15 years. Dr. Chung is an early adopter of new and innovative technology in her operating room. RetinaLink contacted Dr. Chung to gain her perspective and impressions of the ZEISS RESCAN® 700 which provides retinal…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Christopher D. Riemann & Dr. Alan J. Franklin ~ Why DAVS is the Future for Retina Surgery

Christopher D. Riemann, MD, Cincinnati Eye, Cincinnati, OH, presented the first scientific poster outlining his 3D surgical experiences with DAVS, Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery, at AAO 2010 in Chicago. He started his evaluation with the TruVision system in 2008 – 2009 as it became feasible to have quality of visualization in heads-up surgery. According to…

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