Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Series ~ Macular Degeneration: A Revolution in Treatment Continues

Part I: The Current Therapeutic Paradigm Carmen A. Puliafito, MD, MBA A recent study of 27 retina practices including more than 300 retinal specialists in the United States found that more than half of all visits to retina practices (52%) were for macular degeneration or retinal vascular disease (A. Moshfeghi, MD). This represents the continuing…

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Announcing… The Best of 2019

Happy New Year. Welcome to 2020 which will undoubtedly be the year of CLARITY for all of us. Yet again, RetinaLink’s metrics hit a new all-time high as RetinaLink celebrated its fifth birthday in September ~ each year the video and post views increase. Thank you for your continued support and following RetinaLink on FaceBook,…

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The 2019 Alcon Retina Fellows Institute ~ Providing a New Perspective in Education

Perfection, is a powerful word whether written or spoken. It effectively describes the Alcon Retina Fellows Institute held on Saturday, November 23 in Fort Worth, Texas. This was Alcon’s second Retina Fellows Institute. The prior year’s was so successful that it was hard to imagine catching lightening in a jar again. It happened! The education…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Neepa Shah Discusses the Challenges of Attending Life & Presents a Complicated IOL Case

RetinaLink is honored to feature Dr. Neepa Shah who grew up in Toronto, Canada and came to the US when she was 17-years-old to pursue her education. Dr. Shah completed college and medical school at Boston University as part of a combined liberal arts-medical education program in seven years. She did her internship training at Pennsylvania…

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Announcing… The 2019 Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Award Recipients

We gather each year on Friday evening at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting to honor and recognize the incoming Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Award recipients and perpetuate Dr. Ronald G. Michels’ legacy. The Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation was established in 1991 as a non-profit organization whose mission is to support second-year…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Talia R. Kaden Shares her Impressions on Transitioning from Fellowship to Practice

RetinaLink had the distinct pleasure to meet Dr. Talia R. Kaden at the annual Vit-Buckle Society meeting in Las Vegas earlier this year. Dr. Kaden shares her impressions in transitioning from her retina fellowship to practice, who her mentor is, advice for first year fellows, evaluating technology in the operating room and other sage wisdom…

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