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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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Neepa Shah

RetinaLink is honored to feature Dr. Neepa X. 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…

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RetinaLink Feature: #ilooklikearetinasurgeon with Caroline R. Baumal, MD

RetinaLink is honored to feature Dr. Caroline R. Baumal in #ilooklikearetinasurgeon. Dr. Baumal is an Associate Professor at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. Dr. Baumal trained at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, New England Eye Center and Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Caroline R. Baumal RetinaLink asked Dr. Baumal why she chose retina,…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Michael N. Cohen ~ Transitioning from Fellowship to Private Practice

Transitioning from a retina fellowship to your first job, whether academic or private practice, has a learning curve. Each day is a new day. RetinaLink met Dr. Michael N. Cohen when he was a second-year fellow at Tufts and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston (OCB) in Boston, MA. Dr. Cohen attended Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) for…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Gaurav K. Shah Educates His Patients on Vitamin Supplements & Focus® Select Benefits

The first Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) was presented in 2001 to the retina community at the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The well discussed and debated AREDS study was conducted by the National Eye Institute (NEI). The ongoing discussion is whether or not patients should take a multivitamin when there are early signs of wet…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Charles WG Eifrig’s Live Surgery at Vit-Buckle Society

Charles WG Eifrig, MD, FACS, Retina Associates of Orange County in Laguna Hills, Santa Ana and Newport Beach, California, was one of four surgeons to participate in Vit-Buckle Society’s (VBS) Live Surgery in April. Dr. Eifrig operated on two patients and utilized ALCON’s CONSTELLATION® Vision System and NGENUITY® 3D Visualization System for both cases. Dr….

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RetinaLink Feature: Dr. Carl Regillo’s Keynote Lecture at Vit-Buckle Society

Carl D. Regillo, MD, FACS, Chief, Retina Service Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, was the Keynote Lecturer at the seventh annual Vit-Buckle Society (VBS) meeting in Las Vegas. Dr. Regillo was interviewed by former fellow, Dr. Jayanth Sridhar, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – Miami, FL. Carl D. Regillo, MD, FACS RetinaLink contacted Dr. Regillo to…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Jorge Fortun Provides his Impressions on the Dutch Ophthalmic EVA, Two-Dimensional Cutter

Jorge A. Fortun, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Medical Director at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, shares his surgical impressions of the Dutch Ophthalmic EVA™ Phaco-Vitrectomy surgical platform. Dr. Fortun said, “all platforms work great; however, the EVA works best in my operating room.” Over the years, he has completed…

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RetinaLink Feature: Making A Difference with Visually Impaired Young People

Over the past four years, RetinaLink has focused on many different aspects of retina. Today’s post is different; yet, impactful and thought provoking. Max Moore recently experienced a profound decrease in vision which was the impetus for VIP Angling (Fishing). He said to himself, “What if I lost my vision?” His question sparked the idea to…

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RetinaLink Interview: AAO President Dr. George A. Williams ~ My First 100 Days

RetinaLink is honored to feature AAO, American Academy of Ophthalmology, President Dr. George A. Williams. Dr. Williams started his term on January 1, 2019. He is a partner with Associated Retinal Consultants and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Royal Oak, Michigan. Dr. Williams served as the AAO…

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