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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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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…

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…

Following the Fellows: Katherine Talcott, MD at Wills Eye Hospital

RetinaLink’s Following the Fellows is pleased to feature Katherine Talcott, MD, who is finishing her retina fellowship at MidAtlantic Retina/Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Talcott’s background includes studying history of science as an undergraduate at Harvard College, attending medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Then, she moved back to Boston…

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

#ilooklikeasurgeon was covered 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 each day?” Over the past several years, #ilooklikeasurgeon and #ilooklikeanengineer have started a conversation. RetinaLink launched #ilooklikearetinasurgeon at the sixth annual Vit-Bucke Society in Miami, FL, in March.  RetinaLink is honored to…

Dr. Miguel Busquets: Private Practice Retina Fellowship & FTF: Drs. Zhao & Yousufzai

When you think of retina fellowship programs, you think of academic programs throughout the United States. Private practice fellowships do exist and AIO, Associates in Ophthalmology, in West Mifflin, PA, suburban Pittsburgh, started their fellows program in 2007. On July 1st, they will embark on their 11th fellow during the last 11 years and had one…

RetinaLink Profile ~ VBS 2018: Introducing #ilooklikearetinasurgeon

What does a retina surgeon look like? Do you look like what you do for a living? You just paused… and, are thinking about these questions because they are certainly thought provoking. #ilooklikeasurgeon was covered by the BBC in 2015. A surgeon named Stephanie posted why are my male colleagues called “doctor” and I’m called by…

RetinaLink Profile: Miguel Busquets, MD, FACS ~ Making a Difference… Humanitarian Relief in Puerto Rico

Dr. Miguel Busquets makes a difference each day as he treats his retina patients at AIO, Associates in Ophthalmology, in Pittsburgh, PA. AIO is a very busy practice with nine locations and 17 eye doctors. Dr. Busquets is a Puerto Rico native, who is the Director of the Division of Clinical Trials and Research, and…

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