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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.

Oct 5, 2021

Professors Sahel and Roska describe partial visual recovery of a patient with advanced RP using optogenetic technology. 

Discussed article:

Sahel JA, Boulanger-Scemama E, Pagot C, Arleo A, Galluppi F, Martel JN, Esposti SD, Delaux A, de Saint Aubert JB, de Montleau C, Gutman E, Audo I, Duebel J, Picaud S, Dalkara D,...


Sep 20, 2021

Dr. Seider elaborates on his group's large retrospective study on rates and risk factors for complicated acute posterior vitreous detachment.

Full reference to the discussed article:

Seider MI, Conell C, Melles RB. Complications of Acute Posterior Vitreous Detachment. Ophthalmology. 2021 Jul 27:S0161-6420(21)00552-2....


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...