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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.

May 9, 2023

Dr. Jason Hsu from Wills Eye Hospital returns to The Retina Channel to discuss his groups' retrospective study of eyes with advanced retinal detachement (PVR grade C or worse) that underwent retinectomy without lensectomy. Their study showed that 75% of these eyes at 3 months (and 68% at 6 months) had single...

Feb 28, 2022

Dr. Kumar discussed his group's prospective study on the comparative outcomes of two different drainage techniques (posterior retinotomy vs PFCL) for repair of rhegmatogenous retina detachment. 

Jan 17, 2022

Dr. David Sarraf from UCLA discusses Paracentral Acute Middle Maculopathy (PAMM) and its the ischemic implications. 

Discussed article:

Wang D, Au A, Duker JS, Sarraf D. PAMM and the ischemic cascade associated with radiation retinopathy. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2020 Sep 8;20:100918. doi: 10.1016/j.ajoc.2020.100918....

Dec 24, 2021

Dr. Kourous Rezaei reviews the results of the GATHER1 trial on complement C5 inhibition for slowing down progression of geography atrophy in dry AMD.

References article:

Jaffe GJ, Westby K, Csaky KG, Monés J, Pearlman JA, Patel SS, Joondeph BC, Randolph J, Masonson H, Rezaei KA. C5 Inhibitor Avacincaptad Pegol for...

Nov 16, 2021

Dr. Kokame from the University of Hawaii reports a novel method of repairing certain types of retinal detachment using minimized eye movement followed by laser retinopexy. Referenced article:

Kokame GT, Yee S, Omizo JN, Villanueva L, Liu J. Laser Treatment after Minimized Eye Movement for Repair of Retinal...