Steve Charles, MD – 2018 AAO Laureate Recognition Award Recipient

Dr. Steve Charles will be honored at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in Chicago on Sunday, October 28, during the Sunday General Session. Dr. Charles is the 2018 Laureate Recognition Award Recipient which is the AAO’s most distinguished award. Steve T. Charles, MD The AAO’s website, aao.org, explains this honored…

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Duke Eye Center: #ilooklikearetinasurgeon – Drs. Toth, Fekrat, Vajzovic, Finn and Zhang

#ilooklikeasurgeon coverage was started by the BBC in 2015. A surgeon named Stephanie posted “Why are my male colleagues called “doctor” and I’m called by my first name on a daily basis?” Over the past several years, #ilooklikeasurgeon and #ilooklikeanengineer have started a conversation. RetinaLink launched #ilooklikearetinasurgeon at the sixth annual Vit-Buckle Society in Miami, FL, in March 2018.  RetinaLink…

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RetinaLink’s #ilooklikearetinasurgeon features Dr. Nancy Holekamp

RetinaLink’s ongoing #ilooklikearetinasurgeon series is honored to feature Nancy Holekamp, MD. Dr. Holekamp has been a leader in the retina community for over two decades. Her leadership, commitment and research are truly remarkable. Dr. Holkamp is located in Chesterfield, Missouri and is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Holekamp shares why…

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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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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Christina Weng ~ Drainage of Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage & #ilooklikearetinasurgeon

Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA, Assistant Professor-Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery and Fellowship Program Director at Baylor College of Medicine-Cullen Eye Institute, shares her video highlighting Drainage of a Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage. Dr. Weng provides her surgical video summary below and includes her video (click on the arrow) and she also tells RetinaLink why she decided on retina, her…

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RetinaLink Profile: Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD & 27-gauge 3-port Transconjunctival Scleral IOL Fixation Technique

RetinaLink is pleased to feature Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary and Boston Children’s Hospital, who shares his 27-gauge 3-port transconjunctival scleral IOL fixation technique from the ALCON Retina Exchange broadcast. Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD The technique shown is a modification of a transconjunctival approach. The original five-cannula technique from George A. Williams, MD…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Lejla Vajzovic ~ Retinal Detachment – Exudative or Rhegmatogenous?

Dr. Lejla Vajzovic is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Director, Duke Center for Artificial and Regenerative Vision, Co-Director, Duke Pediatric Retina and Optic Nerve Center and Director, Duke Eye Center Continuing Medical Education at Duke Eye Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Vajzovic was one of the panelists for ALCON’s Retina Exchange broadcasts on June 12th in Fort…

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RetinaLink Profile: Aleksandra Rachitskaya, MD ~ Surgical Video – Chronic Retinal Detachment with Macular Hole & #ilooklikearetinasurgeon

Dr. Aleksandra Rachitskaya, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, participated in Alcon’s Retina Exchange Broadcast on July 10th. RetinaLink is pleased to highlight one of Dr. Rachitskaya’s surgical videos from the broadcast. Her pseudophakic patient presented with a total bullous retinal detachment (RD). She described that due to bullous nature of the RD, it was challenging…

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RetinaLink Profile: Jeffrey L. Marx, MD at Lahey Eye Clinic & The Importance of Ergonomics

Jeffrey L. Marx, MD has always been an early adopter of new technology. Dr. Marx became interested in ergonomics early in his career as he became aware of more senior ophthalmologists developing symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders. Working with ergonomic specialists, he soon recognized the increased risks of musculoskeletal disorders were apparent with prolonged leaning over the…

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RetinaLink Profile: Mrinali Gupta, MD ~ Surgical Impressions with 10k Vitrectomy Cutter & Why Retina ~ #ilooklikearetinasurgeon

RetinaLink is pleased to feature Mrinali Gupta, MD, Weill Cornell, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Vitreoretinal Medical Fellowship, in New York, New York. Dr. Gupta was on the faculty at ALCON ‘s Retina Exchange Broadcast Series on Tuesday, July 10, and she highlighted ALCON’s 10,000 cut per minute, cpm, vitrectomy probe in her…

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