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The Retina Channel Podcast

Jan 21, 2019

Dr. Schrag discusses his publication on the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in patients who present with Central Retinal Artery Occlusion.

Discussed article:

Lavin, P., Patrylo, M., Hollar, M., Espaillat, K. B., Kirshner, H., & Schrag, M. (2018). Stroke Risk and Risk Factors in Patients With Central Retinal...


Dec 17, 2018

Dr. Jason Hsu discusses the review of patients with PDR who were lost to followup after limited anti-VEGF or PRP treatment and returned for treatment after at least 6 mo.

Full reference:

Obeid, A., Su, D., Patel, S. N., Uhr, J. H., Borkar, D., Gao, X., . . . Hsu, J. (2018). Outcomes of Eyes Lost to Follow-up with...


Nov 26, 2018

Drs. Muni and Hillier discuss the results of the PIVOT study that prospectively compared results of pneumatic retinopexy vs. pars plana vitrectomy for repair of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.

This podcast episode is simulcast with the online appearance of the article. 

Full reference:

Hillier, R. J., Felfeli, T.,...


Nov 12, 2018

Professor Robyn Guymer from Melbourne, Australia discusses results of the LEAD trial that investigated the use of nanopulase laser for dry AMD.

Full reference of the article:

Guymer, R. H., Wu, Z., Hodgson, L. A. B., Caruso, E., Brassington, K. H., Tindill, N., . . . Laser Intervention in Early Stages of Age-Related...


Oct 16, 2018

Dr. Ozkok describes his publication on the association of Red Blood Cells Distribution Width (RDW) and vision in patients with Central or Branch Retina Vein Occlusion. 

Full Reference of the article:

Ozkok, A., Nesmith, B. L. W., & Schaal, S. (2018). Association of Red Cell Distribution Width Values with Vision...