Ep. 21 | 12.31.2016 | 46:01
John Berdahl, MD and Damien Goldberg, MD
Gary Wörtz, MD, continues the discussion of physician startups and pipeline projects by inviting John Berdahl, MD, and Damien Goldberg, MD, to share their insights. Dr. Berdahl shares advice on how to determine if your innovative idea is worth pursuing and Dr. Goldberg provides pearls for uncovering the potential unmet needs in ophthalmology.
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Ep. 2 | 12.28.2016 | 31:12
Julia Haller, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD; Geeta Lalwani, MD; Jessica Randolph, MD; and Talisa de Carlo, MD
Last episode, we heard from women at various stages in their careers about the unique nature of practicing retina as a woman. In part 2 of 2, they discuss the role of men in the development of women, the merits of joining groups like Women in Retina, and how experience shapes perception of how the industry treats female candidates. Featuring Julia Haller, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD; Geeta Lalwani, MD; Jessica Randolph, MD; and Talisa de Carlo, MD.
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Ep. 20 | 12.20.2016 | 29:28
Warren Hill, MD, FACS
Warren Hill, MD, FACS, speaks with Gary Wörtz, MD, regarding the Hill-RBF Calculator-an advanced, self-validating method for IOL power selection. Dr. Hill explains the genesis of the calculator and how the project has been optimized and developed since its inception. The two physicians discuss how this method of IOL power calculation could be the next big advancement in ophthalmology.
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Ep. 19 | 12.5.2016 | 53:52
Kevin Waltz, MD and Jason Jones, MD
Now approved for use in the United States, the Tecnis Symfony IOL (Abbott) offers a long-awaited treatment option for patients looking to achieve spectacle independence without compromising near vision. In this episode, Kevin Waltz, MD, shares his experience with this lens, from the first clinical trial in Honduras to today. Jason Jones, MD, also provides pearls for using the Symfony IOL and discusses the future applications of this technology.
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Ep. 18 | 11.28.2016 | 31:18
Malik Kahook, MD
In this episode, Malik Kahook, MD, provides Gary Wörtz, MD, with details about his pursuit of innovation in ophthalmology. Listen as Dr. Kahook discusses how he finds time to explore many different paths and shares what inspires and motivates him when setting out to turn an idea into a reality.
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Ep. 1 | 11.16.2016 | 20:24
Julia Haller, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD; Jessica Randolph, MD; and Talisa de Carlo, MD
Practicing retina consumes your life. Add a pair of X chromosomes into the mix, and you face a very different set of circumstances. In the debut episode of New Retina Radio, we sit down with Julia Haller, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD; Jessica Randolph, MD; and Talisa de Carlo, MD, to hear about the how women in retina operate-and how men factor into the equation.
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Ep. 17 | 11.15.2016 | 20:15
Whitney Hauser, OD
Whitney Hauser, OD, speaks with Gary Wörtz, MD, to address some unanswered questions regarding dry eye disease. Listen as Dr. Hauser discusses her efforts to improve physicians' understanding of this condition and learn about Dry Eye Coach-an educational resource for ophthalmologists and optometrists seeking information on the ocular surface.
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Ep. 16 | 11.8.2016 | 18:11
James Katz, MD
James Katz, MD, discusses his experience with the Acrysof IQ Restor +2.5 D multifocal IOL (Alcon) for the correction of presbyopia. Dr. Katz explains why this lens deserves a fresh look from physicians who have used previous Restor IOLs, and he highlights which patients are likely to experience the most positive outcomes with this technology.
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Ep. 15 | 10.31.2016 | 44:56
Jeffrey Machat, MD, and Joel Gaslin
Gary Wörtz, MD, speaks with Jeffrey Machat, MD, and Joel Gaslin, Executive Vice President of Sightpath Medical, about ways in which surgeons can differentiate their practices by going premium. Dr. Machat describes his experience implementing a new offering for presbyopia correction, and Mr. Gaslin shares strategies for investing in and incorporating premium technologies.
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Ep. 14 | 10.13.2016 | 22:35
Bindu Manne, and Jennifer Loh, MD
Diversity in leadership can help advance ophthalmic innovation and patient care. In this episode, Gary Wörtz, MD, speaks with two female leaders in the field to learn more about the Ophthalmic Women Leaders (OWL) organization. Listen as Bindu Manne, of Imprimis, and Jennifer Loh, MD, discuss the advancement of women in eye care and efforts to expand the scope of OWL beyond gender.
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Ep. 13 | 9.29.2016 | 34:51
Cathleen McCabe, MD, and Shira Shafir, PhD
Gary Wörtz, MD, explores ongoing efforts to combat global blindness in the developing world. Cathleen McCabe, MD, details her medical mission work and how the experience affects her on a personal and professional level. Shira Shafir, PhD, Director of Social Innovation and Impact at TOMS, discusses the company's one-for-one business model with regard to eyewear.
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Ep. 12 | 9.15.2016 | 22:10
John Doane, MD
John Doane, MD, joins Gary Wörtz, MD, to share his thoughts on the safety and efficacy of small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE). The two surgeons discuss how this procedure compares to LASIK and how to achieve the best outcomes possible when treating patients. Dr. Doane also discusses IOL technology in the current era of refractive cataract surgery.
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Ep. 11 | 9.1.2016 | 25:15
John Kitchens, MD
A partnership between a cataract surgeon and a retina specialist offers distinct benefits. In this episode, John Kitchens, MD, and Gary Wörtz, MD, explain how they have teamed up in order to provide the best possible outcomes for patients. The two surgeons share how this cooperation between subspecialties improves how they manage complex surgical cases.
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Ep. 10 | 8.15.2016 | 57:16
Asim Piracha, MD, William Wiley, MD and Karl Stonecipher, MD
Gary Wörtz, MD, invites three surgeons to share their perspectives on the evolution of LASIK technology. Asim Piracha, MD, remarks on how far LASIK has advanced since 1999 when he first performed the surgery. Bill Wiley, MD, discusses his experience with topography- and wavefront-guided LASIK, and Karl Stonecipher, MD, shares the outcomes he has seen with Contoura Vision.
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Ep. 9 | 8.1.2016 | 39:09
John Berdahl, MD, and Ike Ahmed, MD
Gary Wörtz, MD, asks Ike Ahmed, MD, to share his thoughts on technologies in the pipeline for microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). Dr. Ahmed provides an overview of surgical techniques and procedures to help alleviate potential uncertainty with these new devices. John Berdahl, MD, also shares his perspective on the exciting state of MIGS innovations.
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Ep. 8 | 7.18.2016 | 44:57
Jeffrey Machat, MD and Joel Gaslin
Gary Wörtz, MD, speaks with Jeffrey Machat, MD, about the process of implementing the AcuFocus Kamra inlay into practice. Dr. Machat helps separate fact from fiction when it comes to this method of presbyopia correction and its capabilities. Also, Joel Gaslin, Executive Vice President of Sightpath Medical, discusses strategies for investing in and incorporating premium technologies.
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Ep. 7 | 6.27.2016 | 39:54
David Goldman, MD and Cristina Boggiano Lewis
Looking for a new job? In this episode, Gary Wörtz, MD, asks David Goldman, MD, to share advice on what to look for, how to negotiate contracts, and more. Cristina Boggiano Lewis, of The Ophthalmic Associates, specializes in matching doctors with the right practices and also shares some advice for physicians who are currently looking for a professional change.
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Ep. 6 | 6.14.2016 | 34:18
George O. Waring, IV, MD, FACS
Gary Wörtz, MD, sits down with George O. Waring IV, MD, FACS, to discuss presbyopia and the opportunities to help those with this ubiquitous condition, which will affect 2 billion people worldwide by 2020. Dr. Waring weighs in on the need he saw to better understand and characterize the aging changes of crystalline lens and walks Dr. Wörtz through his approach to a range of clinical scenarios commonly faced in the management of presbyopia.
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Ep. 5 | 5.11.2016 | 34:22
Sumitra Khandelwal, MD and John Berdahl, MD
Gary Wörtz, MD, sits down with Sumitra Khandelwal, MD, to talk about posterior corneal measurements for toric IOLs and the most accurate tools for acquiring information. Dr. Wörtz also speaks with John Berdahl, MD, regarding astigmatismfix.com, a tool to help surgeons correct residual astigmatism caused by common measurement deviations.
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Ep. 4 | 4.25.2016 | 15:58
Bill Trattler, MD
Leading up to the recent FDA approval, Gary Wörtz, MD, invites Bill Trattler, MD, to talk about his experience with corneal collagen cross-linking and how it is becoming the new standard of care. Dr. Trattler explains the significance of having this treatment option for patients with ectasia and keratoconus and sheds light on the importance of early intervention.
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Ep. 3 | 3.28.2016 | 46:31
Daniel Chang, MD, and Jay McDonald, MD
Gary Wörtz, MD, invites Daniel Chang, MD, and Jay McDonald, MD, to discuss which method is more effective for correcting presbyopia-multifocality or monovision. Dr. Chang offers pearls for avoiding the much-dreaded unhappy multifocal IOL patient, and Dr. McDonald explains why he thinks monovision trumps multifocality.
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Ep. 2 | 2.29.2016 | 14:16
David Cox, Stefanie Dolan, and Laura O'Connor
In this Industry Spotlight, Gary Wörtz, MD, sits down with David Cox, Stefanie Dolan, and Laura O'Connor to shed light on Beye.com, a new online marketplace for eye care professionals that seeks to deliver a simplified shopping experience backed by peer reviews and online learning. The team explains the potential for Beye to streamline the product research and purchase process by providing detailed specifications, comparison tools, how-to videos, and user reviews.
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Ep. 1 | 2.22.2016 | 26:11
Bill Wiley, MD, and Mark Kontos, MD
In the opening episode of Ophthalmology Off the Grid, Gary Wörtz, MD, invites Bill Wiley, MD, and Mark Kontos, MD, to dissect the topic of dropless cataract surgery, specifically whether the convenience of this approach is worth the risk. Dr. Wiley shares his viewpoint on why physicians should adopt this regimen and explains specific benefits that he has seen in his practice. Dr. Kontos offers a different perspective, shedding light on potential complications that could arise by going dropless.
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