Alcon Retina Exchange Broadcast Series ~ Featuring Drs. Nina Berrocal, R.V. Paul Chan, Arshad Khanani, Lejla Vajzovic & Christina Weng

Alcon kicked off its 2019 Retina Exchange Broadcast series on Wednesday, February 20th in Fort Worth, Texas. Moderator Dr. Audina (Nina) M. Berrocal, Miami, FL, welcomed viewers to the live streamed event and guided them through the 90-minute broadcast of retina surgery with new techniques and interesting little tricks. Dr. Berrocal continued by introducing the great…

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Following the Fellows features Dr. S. Amal Hussnain in New York

RetinaLink’s Following the Fellows is pleased to feature Dr. S. Amal Hussnain. Dr. Hussnain presented a very interesting Ciliary Body Myxoma case and surgical video at Alcon’s Retina Film Festival in Chicago at the American Academy of Ophthalmology. This case was submitted to JAMA in October 2018 for peer review and was accepted for publication.…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Alan Franklin Provides his Perspective & Benefits for the NGENUITY® Blood Suppression Filter

Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD located in Mobile, Alabama had one of the Top 10 most viewed surgical videos in 2018. Alan J. Franklin, MD, PhD Dr. Franklin shares his latest video which includes voiceover. His 64-year-old male patient has massive macular edema, vitreous traction and a fair amount of ischemia secondary to central retinal…

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RetinaLink Year in Review: Highlighting the Top 10 Surgical Videos & Posts

Happy New Year. Welcome to 2019. What will this year bring? And, what did we leave behind in 2018. Our resolutions are set and even though most resolutions are fleeting; some become part of our daily lives. The focus seems to be to put down electronic devices, carving out some additional time for yourself, friends…

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RetinaLink Profile features Thanos Papakostas, MD: Utilizing the 25-gauge Beveled Cutter in PDR/TRD & Impressions with 3D Visualization

Thanos Papakostas, MD, shares his 3D video with RetinaLink this week. Dr. Papakostas is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, NY. His patient is a 33-year-old Type I diabetic male with severe PDR and Tractional Retinal Detachment in his left eye. There was severe ischemia and a large neovascular…

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RetinaLink Feature: Setting a New Precedent ~ Alcon’s Inaugural Retina Fellows Institute

Developing any new program is an ambitious objective. The planning process takes months of meetings, conference calls and discussions to determine didactic and surgical rotations agendas. Then, invitations to faculty and fellows are extended, travel arrangements are finalized and finally, day of coordination is integral to create a seamless experience. The actions listed are just…

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