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Avastin v. Lucentis: 5-year CATT results in journal Ophthalmology

New results from a landmark clinical trial confirm the drugs Avastin and Lucentis are both safe and effective for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of blindness. After five years, half of eyes in 647 patients treated with either drug maintained 20/40 vision, good enough to drive and read. Researchers also found that…

Retinal Consultants of Arizona Launches New Online Continuing Medical Education Program

Retinal Consultants of Arizona (RCA) Phoenix, AZ – One of the nation’s leading Retina & Vitreous clinical research and patient treatment facilities – announced that it has launched an online Continuing Medical Education program: RCA Virtual Grand Rounds, which feature keynote presentations, case studies, best practices and panel discussions. The University of Southern California, Keck School of…

Dr. Pravin U. Dugel Named Chairman: AAO 2015 Retina Subspecialty Day

Retinal Consultants of Arizona (RCA), Phoenix, AZ  – one of the nation’s leading Retina & Vitreous clinical research and patient treatment facilities – announced today that Managing Partner, Dr. Pravin U. Dugel, has been elected to Chair the 2015 American Academy of Ophthalmology Retina Subspecialty Day in conjunction with the American Society of Retina Specialists,…

Introducing LaughMD… Because Laughter is the Best Medicine.

Nervous. Scared. Anxious. Uncertain.  We’ve all experienced these emotions in a variety of situations but, especially when you are the patient or your family member is eagerly awaiting test results from the Emergency Room doctor. My husband, Tom, and I met Professor Frank Chindamo, LaughMD’s Founder and Chief Creative Officer, a couple of weeks ago….

RetinaLink Profile features Dr. Harry W. Flynn, Jr.

RetinaLink is pleased to feature Dr. Harry W. Flynn, Jr. in this month’s RetinaLink Profile. Dr. Flynn has made many contributions to Retina over the years. He’s trained numerous Vitreo-retinal Fellows Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida and served in leadership positions for the American Society of Retina Specialists and Retina Society. Dr. Flynn…

Following the Fellows features Dr. Jesse J. Jung

Catching up with Dr. Jesse J. Jung is not an easy thing to do. Dr. Jung is completing his fellowship at Edward S. Harkness Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Vitreous Retinal Macular Consultants of New York, and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital/Northshore LIJ within the next month and planning to start practicing retina…

Following the Fellows with Dr. Mrinali Patel Gupta at Weill Cornell

Dr. Mrinali Patel Gupta is completing her Fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, NY. She will be joining the faculty of the Vitreoretinal Surgery Service at Weill Cornell Medical College / New York-Presbyterian Hospital at the end of June. Dr. Gupta has had many achievements in her early career including the prestigious…

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