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Jolie Higazi
Jolie is the Content Specialist for Ophthalmology Times. She can be reached at [email protected]
How will ophthalmologists watch the eclipse?
How will ophthalmologists watch the eclipse?
Ophthalmologists all know how to safely watch an eclipse, but how will ophthalmologists around the country be participating in and observing the event?
What is the future of eye exams?
See what eye exams may be composed of in a few years.
Contacts lost in eye not such a rare thing—but 27?
Contacts lost in eye not such a rare thing—but 27?
Patients with a contact lens lost in the eye are not a rare occurrence for ophthalmologists. However, 27 lenses at the same time may be another story! Another ophthalmologist shares his experience with a case involving 5 lenses within a patient's eye.
What you missed at Glaucoma 360 this year
What you missed at Glaucoma 360 this year
See the highlights and program overview from the Glaucoma Research Foundation's 2017 Glaucoma 360!
Retirement is around the corner for David Karcher, ASCRS executive director
Retirement is around the corner for David Karcher, ASCRS executive director
David Karcher, executive director and chief executive officer, The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), will retire as of December 31, 2018, according to an ASCRS press release. Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, will chair the search committee responsible for interviewing candidates to fill the role of executive director. Interviews will begin in the late summer or early fall of 2017. Leonard Pfeiffer & Company, a well-known executive search firm, will be assisting in the search.
Community mourns loss of ophthalmic leader, Roger Steinert, MD
Community mourns loss of ophthalmic leader, Roger Steinert, MD
The ophthalmic community mourns the loss of Roger Steinert, MD, an internationally renowned and respected corneal, cataract, and refractive surgeon. Dr. Steinert passed away on June 6 at the age of 66 after a 2 ½-year battle with glioblastoma. He died peacefully at his home in Colorado, surrounded by his wife, April, and their family.
Dr. William Tasman, former Wills Eye ophthalmologist-in-chief, dies
Wills Eye Hospital’s “powerhouse” William Tasman, MD, passed away March 28, 2017, at the age of 87. In the same short period, the retinal world had another sad passing of Eliot L. Berson, MD, on March 19, 2017 at the age of 79.
Eye health awareness campaign aims to open public's eyes
Eye health awareness campaign aims to open public's eyes
America may face a public health crisis in coming years unless drastic changes are not made to the public perception of eye health, according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). Taking steps to create a public conversation about the matter, Allergan has launched a public awareness campaign, See America, to improve this awareness of and access to comprehensive eye exams.
16 most popular stories of 2016
16 most popular stories of 2016
Here is your roundup of what made top news in 2016!
LENSAR files for bankruptcy with PDL BioPharma support
LENSAR files for bankruptcy with PDL BioPharma support
LENSAR Inc. announced its filing of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on Dec. 19 to reduce its debt, strengthen its balance sheet, and strengthen its platform for future growth, according to a press release from the company.

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