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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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Sometimes abnormal blood vessels grow near the optic nerve rather than underneath the fovea. The best way to treat these "peripapillary" choroidal neovascular membranes was studied by our laboratory.