April, 2018

Sixers Clinch Round 1

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April 25, 2018

Philadelphia Unite - Round 2 is in perfect eye sight! Congratulations to the Philadelphia 76ers on clinching Round 1 in the NBA playoffs to continue the process! Mid Atlantic Retina is proud to be the official team ophthalmologists for the Philadelphia 76ers!  

Vitesse-Assisted Macular Hole Repair

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April 21, 2018

Drs. Sunir Garg and Ferhina Ali demonstrate how they used the Vitesse hypersonic vitrector (Bausch + Lomb) to repair a macular hole. The device uses a novel single-lumen design, which enables efficient vitreous removal. Click here to watch the full video from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  

2018 Lectures

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April 19, 2018

COLE EYE INSTITUTE CLEVELAND CLINIC RETINA SUMMIT, Honolulu, Hawaii--April 27th--Dr. Allen Ho presented two lectures on "Surgical Drug Delivery" and "Gene Therapy for AMD and other Retinal Diseases". FIFTH ANNUAL INNOVATIVE SUMMIT FOR RETINAL CELL AND GENE THERAPY, Honolulu, Hawaii--April 27th--Dr. Allen Ho was also invited to speak at the Fifth Annual Innovative Summit for...  read more

Next-generation Subretinal Implant Improves Visual Performance in Preliminary Trial

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April 18, 2018

Dr. Sunir Garg conducted a clinical trial published in the the American Academy of Ophthalmology that assessed the ability of the Retina Implant Alpha AMS to restore vision in 6 patients with end-stage retinitis pigmentosa. Read the full study here.