The International Widefield Imaging Study Group (IWISG)—a physician panel with expertise in retinal imaging—has released recommendations for classifications and guidelines for defining “widefield” and “ultra-widefield” imaging.
Including Dr. Choudhry, the International Widefield Imaging Study Group consisted of the following thought-leaders in retina:
• Jay S. Duker, MD, professor and chairman of ophthalmology, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston;
• K. Bailey Freund, MD, clinical professor of ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, and in practice with Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York;
• Szilard Kiss, MD, director of clinical research, Department of Ophthalmology, Weill Cornell Medical College;
• Giuseppe Querques, MD, associate professor, University Vita-Salute, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy;
• David Sarraf, MD, full-time faculty member, Stein Eye Institute at UCLA and a member of the Retinal Disorders and Ophthalmic Genetics Division at JSE UCLA;
• Richard Rosen, MD, vitreoretinal surgeon and consultant at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he serves as vice chairman and director of ophthalmology research, as well as surgeon director and chief of retinal services;
• Eric Souied, MD, head of Department of Ophthalmology at both “Hopital Intercommunal de Creteil” and “Henri Mondor” hospital, in France;
• Paulo Stanga, MD, consultant ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK:
• Giovanni Staurenghi, MD, professor of ophthalmology and chairman, University Eye Clinic, and director, University Eye Clinic Department of Biomedical and Clinical Science “Luigi Sacco” at the Luigi Sacco Hospital in Milan, Italy; and
• SriniVas Sadda, MD, president and chief scientific officer, Doheny Eye Institute, the Stephen J. Ryan – Arnold and Mabel Beckman Endowed Chair, and professor of ophthalmology, University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.