Captain Peter knew his vision and career as an airplane pilot was in jeopardy when a curtain came across his right eye and impaired his vision. Read his story on how Dr. Michael Klufas and the team at Wills Eye Hospital got him back in the sky and flying.
I am so excited that Spring is finally here! With the warmer weather I am playing and exploring the outdoors and meeting so many new people. I am also getting ready for my formal guide training that will start in a few months. National Guide Dog day was last week on April 25th and we... read more
Philadelphia magazine's 2018 Top Docs' issue is out this month, and once again several of our Mid Atlantic Retina Physicians have been chosen as "Top Doctors" of 2018! Congratulations to Dr. James Dunn, Dr. Mitchell Fineman, Dr. Allen Ho, Dr. Richard Kaiser, Dr. Joseph Maguire, Dr. Carl Park, Dr. Carl Regillo, Dr. Arunan Sivalingam and... read more
Dr. Jason Hsu speaks to MD Magazine at the annual Associate for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting about the pressing issue of follow-up appointments. He discusses how the anti-VEGF treatments are not a once-and-done, instead these treatments need long-term monitoring to continue to produce positive outcomes. Click here to watch the full video.
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!
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.
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
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.
Dr. Sunir Garg was interviewed by MedPage Today to discuss the concerns of cardiovascular adverse events with bevacizumab. Read the full article here.
Obeid A, Gao X, Ali FS, Allen C. Ho, MD, Jason Hsu MD, et al. Loss to Follow-up Among Patients With Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Who Received Intravitreal Anti–Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Injections. JAMA Ophthalmol.Published online August 23, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3578 Dr. Allen Ho explains that by employing home monitoring technologies in patients at risk for progression... read more