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Peter J. McDonnell, MD
He is director of The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and chief medical editor of Ophthalmology Times.
The bad microbiomes in us
A typical ophthalmologist or other adult human being is composed of about 100 trillion cells.
Eyes on the Amazon
The author recounts his trip to the Amazon, comparing points to former President Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon's expedition.
Tales of Canterbury and eye surgery
Written in the 14th Century, The Canterbury Tales is considered one of the greatest poems in all of English literature.
When policies collide
The author discusses how policies can get in the way of good medicine.
Viewpoint: The pursuit of a career in vision research
The chief medical editor reflects on stocks, retirement and careers in research.
Are we all pretty much the same?
This physician's belief is that physicians tend to think of everyone as being different, because it's a physician's duty to do so.
Saucy: A meal that can be prepared in less than a day
The author shares a favorite pasta dish and his reasons why he loves it.
Revenge of the machines
The author has always thought that advanced machines could not replace humans — until recently.
Physician as politician: Discussion of a medical professional in politics
Author discusses finer points of ophthalmologists who dabbled in politics.
Ecstatic about ectasia: Author reflects on mistitled lecture
While perusing the abstract book for an upcoming ophthalmology meeting, the author came across an intriguing title.


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