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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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’s #ilooklikearetinasurgeon features Dr. Nancy Holekamp

RetinaLink’s ongoing #ilooklikearetinasurgeon series is honored to feature Nancy Holekamp, MD. Dr. Holekamp has been a leader in the retina community for over two decades. Her leadership, commitment and research are truly remarkable. Dr. Holkamp is located in Chesterfield, Missouri and is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Holekamp shares with…

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RetinaLink Profile: Murtaza Adam, MD – 3D Heads-Up Display Impressions & Study Results

Dr. Murtaza Adam, who trained at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA is now located in Denver, CO, at Colorado Retina Associates. Dr. Adam presented Wills Eye Hospital’s, Comparison of Three-Dimensional Heads-Up Display Surgical Platform to Standard Operating Microscope for Macular Surgery, at the Retina Society in San Francisco in September. Murtaza Adam, MD Wills Eye…

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Steve Charles, MD – 2018 AAO Laureate Recognition Award Recipient

Dr. Steve Charles will be honored at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in Chicago on Sunday, October 28, during the Sunday General Session. Dr. Charles is the 2018 Laureate Recognition Award Recipient which is the AAO’s most distinguished award. Steve T. Charles, MD The AAO’s website, aao.org, explains this honored…

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

#ilooklikeasurgeon coverage was started 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 on a daily basis?” Over the past several years, #ilooklikeasurgeon and #ilooklikeanengineer have started a conversation. RetinaLink launched #ilooklikearetinasurgeon at the sixth annual Vit-Buckle Society in Miami, FL, in March 2018.  RetinaLink…

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RetinaLink Profile with Dr. Szilard Kiss: Weill Cornell’s DHK Center ~ A Decade in the Making

What goes into a project? There are short term and long-term projects and some that require significant and ongoing research to understand how to initially start and develop a plan for a transformational and evolutionary shift. An example of a long-term project is the new David H. Koch Center (DHK) at Weill Cornell, New York-Presbyterian…

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RetinaLink Profile: Dr. Christina Weng ~ Drainage of Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage & #ilooklikearetinasurgeon

Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA, Assistant Professor-Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery and Fellowship Program Director at Baylor College of Medicine-Cullen Eye Institute, shares her video highlighting Drainage of a Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage. Dr. Weng provides her surgical video summary below and includes her video (click on the arrow) and she also tells RetinaLink why she decided on retina, her…

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