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How will ophthalmologists watch the eclipse?
Ophthalmologists all know how to safely watch an eclipse, but how will ophthalmologists around the country be participating in and observing the event?
What is the future of eye exams?
See what eye exams may be composed of in a few years.
Contacts lost in eye not such a rare thing-but 27?
Patients with a contact lens lost in the eye are not a rare occurrence for ophthalmologists. However, 27 lenses at the same time may be another story! Another ophthalmologist shares his experience with a case involving 5 lenses within a patient's eye.
What you missed at Glaucoma 360 this year
See the highlights and program overview from the Glaucoma Research Foundation's 2017 Glaucoma 360!
Retirement is around the corner for David Karcher, ASCRS executive director
David Karcher, executive director and chief executive officer, The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), will retire as of December 31, 2018, according to an ASCRS press release. Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, will chair the search committee responsible for interviewing candidates to fill the role of executive director. Interviews will begin in the late summer or early fall of 2017. Leonard Pfeiffer & Company, a well-known executive search firm, will be assisting in the search.
Community mourns loss of ophthalmic leader, Roger Steinert, MD
The ophthalmic community mourns the loss of Roger Steinert, MD, an internationally renowned and respected corneal, cataract, and refractive surgeon. Dr. Steinert passed away on June 6 at the age of 66 after a 2 ½-year battle with glioblastoma. He died peacefully at his home in Colorado, surrounded by his wife, April, and their family.
Dr. William Tasman, former Wills Eye ophthalmologist-in-chief, dies
Wills Eye Hospital’s “powerhouse” William Tasman, MD, passed away March 28, 2017, at the age of 87. In the same short period, the retinal world had another sad passing of Eliot L. Berson, MD, on March 19, 2017 at the age of 79.
Eye health awareness campaign aims to open public's eyes
America may face a public health crisis in coming years unless drastic changes are not made to the public perception of eye health, according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). Taking steps to create a public conversation about the matter, Allergan has launched a public awareness campaign, See America, to improve this awareness of and access to comprehensive eye exams.
16 most popular stories of 2016
Here is your roundup of what made top news in 2016!
LENSAR files for bankruptcy with PDL BioPharma support
LENSAR Inc. announced its filing of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on Dec. 19 to reduce its debt, strengthen its balance sheet, and strengthen its platform for future growth, according to a press release from the company.
Ophthalmologist pleads guilty to fraud charges
Sreedhar Potarazu, MD, an ophthalmologist and entrepreneur from Maryland, recently pled guilty to $30 million in shareholder fraud and and $7.5 million in tax evasion. He was arrested on October 6, 2016.
How has ophthalmology changed in 2016?
As the end of the year approaches, we wanted to take a look back at the predictions our Editorial Advisory Board members made for 2016 and see how far we’ve come in the last 12 months.
Top apps for ophthalmologists
From ways to organize workflow, to apps specifically for eyecare providers, here are some popular apps you might consider installing.
Did you know these 20 celebrities have impaired vision?
From movie stars to professional athletes, these famous people do not let their visual impairments hold them back.
Changing teenagers’ lives, one pair of glasses at a time
Dr. Harrie started a vision-screening program at a youth detention center which gives him and his team an opportunity to screen adolescents in the criminal justice system before they are assigned to a rehabilitation program or a long-term incarceration facility.
Flying Eye Hospital aims to prevent blindness worldwide
A unique, third-generation Flying Eye Hospital is giving wings to Orbis' mission to prevent blindness worldwide. The hospital is the world’s only mobile ophthalmic teaching hospital located on an MD-10 aircraft, and is the byproduct of six years of work by experts in aviation and hospital engineering.
Ophthalmic Superwoman: Resident, fellow, and mother of two
Remember enduring those seemingly endless years of residency and fellowship training? Now, imagine trying to earn that badge of honor while having a child. Well, two of them. Sonia Rana, MD, managed to do just that while still graduating on time.
What everyone was tweeting about at ASCRS 2016
Here's a snapshot of what got attendees most excited at ASCRS 2016.
10 things you may have missed at ARVO
From blueberries for dry eye, to advances in "robotic" vision, here are some highlights from ARVO 2016.
Celebrating Black History Month in the ophthalmic community
While there is still a long way to go for better representation in ophthalmology and medicine in general, let’s take a look at some of the pioneers and achievements of the African American ophthalmic community up until now.
Kenneth Greenberg, MD, catalyst in development of excimer laser, dies
The loss of pioneering refractive-corneal surgeon Kenneth A. Greenberg, MD, left an indelible mark on many in the ophthalmic community. Dr. Greenberg passed away Jan. 31, 2016.
How will ophthalmology evolve in 2016?
Ophthalmology Times spoke with its Editorial Advisory Board members to get their thoughts on how the field of ophthalmology is growing, what advances they are highly anticipating, and what major hurdles ophthalmologists will face in 2016. A special thanks to Peter J. McDonnell, MD, Randall Olson, MD, Andrew G. Lee, MD, Sharon Fekrat, MD, and Robert K. Maloney, MD, for giving us a sneak peak at what the new year will bring.
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