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The Retina Channel Podcast

The Retina Channel is an ophthalmology journal club discussing new scientific articles focused on retina. The target audience are eye care professionals who are interested in the most recent advances in retina.

“Our mission is to facilitate transmission of knowledge from researchers to their target audience.

Jul 19, 2021

Dr. Tina Felfeli discusses 3 articles around COVID-19 and ophthalmology: (1) Effect of various concretions and exposure times of common ophthalmology anti-septics on COVID-19 infected cell lines. (2) Effect of the pandemic on the backlog of elective ophthalmic surgical cases in the province of Ontario, Canada...


Jun 14, 2021

Dr. Almeida presents a mathematical model based on Newtonian mechanics to discuss vision recovery of different anti-VEGF medications. 

The discussed article:

Almeida DRP, Ruzicki J, Xu K, Chin EK. Vision Recovery Velocity, Momentum and Acceleration: Advanced Vitreoretinal Analytics as Measure of Treatment Efficacy for...


May 28, 2021

Dr. Sabri discusses his group's analysis of various screening criteria to detect visually significant Retinopathy of Prematurity while minimizing unnecessary retinal exams.

Discussed article:

Sabri K, Shivananda S, Farrokhyar F, Selvitella A, Easterbrook B Kin B, Seidlitz W, Lee SK; Canadian Neonatal Network and...


Apr 20, 2021

Dr. Raj Maturi from the DRCR Retina Network discusses effect of early anti-VEGF injections in moderate-severe NPDR to prevent vision-threatening complications of diabetic retinopathy. This is the 2-year results of a 4-year study.  

Discussed article:

Maturi RK, Glassman AR, Josic K, Antoszyk AN, Blodi BA, Jampol LM,...


Mar 13, 2021

Dr. Daniel Lavinsky describes the results of a small randomized controlled clinical trial investigating functional and anatomical outcomes of using nondamaging retinal laser for the treatment of macular telangiectasia type II.

The discussed article:

Lavinsky D, Silva MOD, Chaves AE, Schneider WFM, Lavinsky F, Palanker...