Women less likely than men to receive retinal detachment repair

According to an abstract presented during the 2020 Virtual Retina Society Annual Meeting, women are 34% less likely to receive a repair for a retinal detachment compared with men.

Schepens Lecturer Russell Van Gelder, MD, PhD: Could small molecule photoswitches be the ‘miracle’ of vision restoration?

Thanks to researchers like Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD, the possibility of restoring sight to people blinded by age-related macular degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa is another step closer to reality.

Advancement in the management of wet age-related macular degeneration

Caroline R Baumal, MD, Thomas Albini, MD, Aleksandra Rachitskaya, MD, and Michael Singer, MD, discuss a number of topics pertaining to wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) including the diagnosis and clinical manifestations, treatment options, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on management of wet AMD.