Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius ruled most of the known world from 161 to 180 AD. During this time, he wrote a book composed of his meditations. He meant this to be for his eyes only, and left orders that it be destroyed upon his death.
This past June, I was invited to observe the oral certification examination being administered by the American Board of Ophthalmology to more than 300 ophthalmologists.
“Television has brought back murder into the home —where it belongs.” —Alfred Hitchcock
My friend looked up from her book. “Is it true that potassium levels rise in the vitreous after death?” she asked.
I would like to to applaud the editorial by Peter J. McDonnell, MD, on the “Ocular effects of autoimmunity” (Ophthalmology Times, June 15, 2018).
Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, ankylosing spondylitis, and Sjogren’s syndrome afflict an estimated 100 million persons worldwide. As an ophthalmologist, I
As a first year resident, everything was new and I was full of questions. My chief resident, Reay, is famous now but back then he was just a regular guy—but a regular guy with all the answers.
You know the type. When their team is doing well, sports fans are upbeat.
Stormy Daniels’ pupillary diameter could indicate high intelligence
I have an idea. The idea is based upon what seems to be an almost-universally accepted belief that before there should be widespread use of surgical or medical therapies to treat patients with diseases, those therapies should first be vetted in controlled clinical trials involving a limited sample of the afflicted population.