Following the Fellows with Dr. Avni Finn at Duke Eye Center

RetinaLink’s Following the Fellows is pleased to highlight Avni Finn, MD, who is a second year vitreoretinal surgical fellow, at Duke Eye Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Finn will be receiving the Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in New Orleans – Where All of Ophthalmology Meets…

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Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD ~ Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery in Stickler Syndrome Patient

RetinaLink highlights Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD and his young patient with Stickler Syndrome. Dr. Franklin’s three-part 3D video with voiceover depicts repair of his patient’s Retinal Detachment secondary to Stickler’s Syndrome. Stickler syndrome is characterized by distinctive facial abnormalities, ocular problems, hearing loss, and joint problems. Video 1 – The patient had an RD in…

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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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Digital Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery: EURETINA Course Organizer, Dr. Athanasios Nikolakopoulous, shares 3D video

The 17th EURETINA Congress was held in Barcelona, Spain in September. Dr. Athanasios Nikolakopoulos, Greece, was the Course Organizer for the Latest Update: 3D Digital MIVS Vitrectomy & Mechanical Vision 2017. He was joined by Drs. Thomas Aaberg and Christopher Riemann from the United States to lead this course. Anthansios Nikolakopoulos, MD  DAVS, Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery, has…

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EURETINA Congress Course ~ 3D Digital MIVS Vitrectomy & Mechanical Vision 2017: Latest Update on Friday, 8 September

Plan to attend the upcoming course 3D Digital MIVS Vitrectomy & Mechanical Vision 2017: Latest Update at the 17th EURETINA Congress in Barcelona on Friday, 8 September, from 8.00 to 10.00 am located in Room 114 at CCIB. This course will be moderated by Drs. Thomas Aaberg, US, Christopher Riemann, US, and Course Organizer, Athanasios…

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Dr. Alan Franklin Demonstrates IOL Repositioning Technique with NGENUITY™

Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD, Mobile, AL. demonstrates IOL repositioning technique in his 78-year-old male patient. Dr. Franklin utilizes a 25-gauge small gauge platform and highlights the depth of focus with NGENUITY™ , Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy Surgery (DAVS). Dr. Franklin uses the backflush brush to elevate the IOL and the 27-gauge GRIESHABER® MAXGRIP® forceps to…

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Plan to Attend: Sunday, August 13 Scientific Symposium on OCT-A & Intraoperative OCT: The Latest Evolutions in Diagnosis & Treatment

PLAN TO ATTEND: Scientific Symposium and Reception hosted by ZEISS Sunday, August 13, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM OCT-A and Intraoperative OCT: The Latest Evolutions in Diagnosis and Treatment ~ New Tools in OCT Angiography Peter K. Kaiser, MD, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, will moderate this scientific symposium focused on Diagnosis and Management…

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35th Annual American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting Commences in Boston

This morning ASRS, American Society of Retina Specialists, President Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD welcomed his colleagues to the 35th Annual meeting. ASRS has over 3,000 members worldwide from 59 countries. John S. Pollack, MD said in his opening remarks that “this year’s meeting is an “educational slate” of medical and surgical retina presentations covering…

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Dr. Sean Adrean describes his Retinal Transplant technique 68-year-old patient; Video included

Sean Adrean MD FAAO, Retina Consultants of Orange County, describes his Retinal Transplant technique in his 68-year-old female patient with a Macular Hole. This video includes voiceover. SUMMARY: Pre-op VA: CF. Currently, patient is 20/400 with silicone oil in the eye. Hopefully, final post-op VA: 20/80 after silicone oil is removed in early September. This…

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2016 Charles Schepens Honored Lecturer ~ Harry W. Flynn, Jr., MD: Management Options for Vitreomacular Traction

RetinaLink offers our congratulations to Harry W. Flynn, Jr., MD who received the prestigious Charles Schepens lecturer award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in October 2016. Dr. Flynn’s entire Schepens lecture presentation from AAO Retina sub-specialty day  is now available on RetinaLink: Management Options for Vitreomacular Traction – An Individualized Approach. Dr. Flynn has…

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