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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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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

RetinaLink Profile: Aleksandra Rachitskaya, MD ~ Surgical Video – Chronic Retinal Detachment with Macular Hole & #ilooklikearetinasurgeon

Dr. Aleksandra Rachitskaya, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, participated in Alcon’s Retina Exchange Broadcast on July 10th. RetinaLink is pleased to highlight one of Dr. Rachitskaya’s surgical videos from the broadcast. Her pseudophakic patient presented with a total bullous retinal detachment (RD). She described that due to bullous nature of the RD, it was challenging…

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