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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.

Sep 15, 2022

Dr. J. Fernando Arevalo discusses results of an international multicenter study that compared surgical success rates of vitrectomy vs vitrectomy + scleral buckle to repair retinal detachments due to giant retinal tears. The study collected 200 patients data over a 12 year period.

Referenced article:

Ong SS, Ahmed I,...

Jun 27, 2022

Dr. Finn discusses her groups' case series on temporal associattion CRVO and HRVO in young healthy patients after COVID-19 infection.

Discussed article:

Ashkenazy N, Patel NA, Sridhar J, Yannuzzi NA, Belin PJ, Kaplan R, Kothari N, Benitez Bajandas GA, Kohly RP, Roizenblatt R, Pinhas A, Mundae R, Rosen RB, Ryan EH Jr,...

May 23, 2022

Dr. Birger Lindtjørn from Norway discusses his team's prospective trial on comparison of SF6 vs air tamponade in vitrectomy for closure of small-medium macular holes.

Discussed article:

Lindtjørn B, Krohn J, Haugstad M, Stene-Johansen I, Austeng D, Basit S, Fossen K, Varhaug P, Kvaløy JT, Forsaa VA. Air versus Sulfur...

May 2, 2022

Prof. Guymer from Melbourne Univeristy discusses finding of a prospective study on absence of association between retinal pseudodrusen and advanced AMD. Discussed article:

Wu Z, Kumar H, Hodgson LAB, Guymer RH. Reticular Pseudodrusen on the Risk of Progression in Intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Am J...

Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Ballios discusses his group's findings on novel mutations in the RCBTB1 gene that can cuase late-onset non-syndromic retinal dystrophies mimicking macular degeneration.

Full article:

Catomeris AJ, Ballios BG, Sangermano R, Wagner NE, Comander JI, Pierce EA, Place EM, Bujakowska KM, Huckfeldt RM. Novel RCBTB1...