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Camila Ventura MD, PhD Awarded R01 Grant for ZIKV Research & TEDMED Presentation

RetinaLink featured Camila Ventura, MD, PhD, in May 2017. At that time, Dr. Ventura had recently completed her Pediatric Retina Research Fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL, and was moving back to Brazil. She’s currently practicing at the Altino Ventura Foundation (FAV), a non-profit eye care institution and multiple disability rehabilitation center…

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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…

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…

Setting Proper Expectations for Evaluating DAVS ~ Important Steps & Key Takeaways from Drs. Alan J. Franklin & David R. Chow

Everyone likes a good day with only a few surprises; however, your day shouldn’t be startling from start to finish especially in your operating room. Evaluating new technology is mission critical to you and your patient. To ensure the best possible demonstration with visitors in your OR is to know all important requirements before your…

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…

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…

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…

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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