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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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. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaophthalmology/article-abstract/2721044…

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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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Announcing the 2018 Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Award Winners at their 28th Annual Meeting

We gather each year on Friday evening at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting to welcome, honor and recognize the incoming Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Award recipients and perpetuate Dr. Ronald G. Michels’ legacy. Alexander J. Brucker, MD Dr. Alexander “Sandy” J. Brucker greeted this year’s guests and honorees and asked them to…

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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…

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