In honor of Father's Day 2018 we are sharing a column Dr Sunir Garg recently posted in the Retina Times, of which he is editor-in-chief, on how he how he went from a red corvette to a green minivan. Adventures in Parenthood June 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Allen Ho and Dr. Carl Regillo, for making the Power List 2018. They were both named in the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology, presented by The Ophthalmologist.
The number of people with diabetes has been climbing in recent years. As a result, Dr. Carl Regillo discusses the expected rise of diabetic macular edema and diabetic retinopathy and how much of the disease can be managed. Read the full article in Ocular Surgery News.
Congratulations to Dr. Carl Regillo! Dr. Regillo received the Silver Tray Award at the 70th Annual Wills Eye Conference, for his devoted service to Wills Eye Hospital, the Wills Eye Residency Program and the Wills Eye Alumni Society.
"As a new patient with Mid Atlantic Retina, I want to thank the office staff for being exceptionally warm, caring and professional! Even when the waiting room was busy, the staff never looked stressed out. Thank you to everyone who was patient with me and all my questions. I was treated 100% better at Mid Atlantic Retina... read more
Dr. Sunir Garg discusses a new study published by Google that finds by using retinal fundus photography, you can predict cardiovascular risk factors like blood pressure, age and gender through deep learning. Watch the full video here.
"I recently saw Dr. Chiang when he performed laser surgery for my retinal tear, and I just wanted to say thank you not only for his EXCELLENT care, but also for his bedside manner. When he walked in the room and I heard his soft-spoken voice and caring words, it calmed my fearful heart. Dr.... read more
Dr. Richard Kaiser and Dr. Ferhina Ali used a multilayered, inferotemporal hinged internal limiting membrane (ILM) flap to treat a patient with a recurrent macular hole. The patient had previously undergone a vitrectomy that had failed to fix the lesion. In the video, they explain how they extended the membrane and folded it into layers to secure... read more
Dr. Allen Ho was invited to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting last month to discuss the findings of the AAO's IRIS Registry data on AMD. The data shows that the earlier wet age-related macular degeneration is detected and treated with anti-VEGF agents, the better the patient’s vision will be over time.... read more
Two of our very own Mid Atlantic Retina Physicians have been awarded the distinguished honor in Ophthalmology of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College Dean's Award for Excellence in Education. Congratulations to Dr. Sunir Garg and Dr. Sonia Mehta for being this year's recipients! The award is presented by Sidney Kimmel Medical College to faculty who demonstrate superior... read more