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By Ron P. Gallemore, MD, PhD; Andrew Shyu, MD; and John R. Heckenlively, MD
Cover Stories: Greatest Hits
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is diagnosed in approximately one in every 4000 people, and it is one of the most common inherited retinal diseases in the world. It is character…
By Jonathan L. Prenner, MD, and Richard S. Kaiser, MD
Think about your daily routine. What is the role of music in your everyday life? Is it essential to your process or just a welcome piece of background noise? What songs wo…
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By CARL D. REGILLO, MD
One of the key components of successful and safe retina surgery is the ability to engage target tissue while causing minimal or no disruption of adjacent tissue. Whether dissecting hyaloid near the retina, peeling a membrane, or performing core vitrectomy, the surgeon must be ever mindful of tractional forces and how much stress the intraocular maneuvers are placing on the retina-vitreous interface.
By Charles C. Wykoff, MD, PhD, moderator; Caroline R. Baumal, MD; David Eichenbaum, MD; and Chirag P. Shah, MD, MPH
The prevalence of diabetes is growing globally; as such the number of people affected by vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy (DR) is likewise expected to continue to increase. Prevent Blindness America has estimated more than 7.6 million people in the United States have DR as a result of their systemic disorder.1
By FIRAS M. RAHHAL, MD
The majority of my cases are operated using 23-gauge instrumentation using valved cannulas whenever possible. While I do use some 25-gauge, I prefer to use the technology with which I am most comfortable. I am not necessarily resistant to change; however, I have been getting very good results with my particular setup for over a decade, and so it is difficult for me to justify modifying my approach.
The ability of artificial intelligence (AI) to help screen patients for a common diabetic eye disease gains momentum with a new study published online in Ophthalmology. Lily Peng, MD, PhD, and her col…
Research Shows Sustained Vision Improvement Among People With Most Common Cause of Blindness Who Use Dietary Supplement
A major, 2-year European Research Council-funded program involving over 100 people diagnosed with early stages of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) has shown an improvement in vision when t…