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Jun 21 2011 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
We recently published a paper on our experience using the Retisert implant for sympathetic ophthalmia in the Journal Ophthalmology. Implantation into the eyes of eight patients stabilized vision, provided inflammatory control, and reduced dependence on systemic immunosuppression.
Jun 21 2011 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Although I have never operated on the wrong eye, I have had three near misses. A review of nearly 1000 surgical cases at five different hospital operating rooms revealed a common pattern that lead to the wrong eye being set for surgery.
Apr 3 2011 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Highthroughput screening discovers new models for human blindness. Learn how to collaborate.
Jan 6 2008 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
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Whether vitrectomy surgery for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is harmful or helpful is not known. A study we co-authored suggests there may be some benefit for certain types of AMD. In our study 2009, published in Ophthalmology, we did not detect that vitrectomy surgery increased the...

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