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2012-05-09 06:26:26

HONOLULU, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- George Papastergiou, MD, PhD has joined the team at Retina Institute of Hawaii as an ophthalmologist and surgeon specializing in treatment of retinal, macular and vitreous diseases. Dr. Papastergiou will be seeing patients at Retina's Honolulu office as well as the new offices on Hawaii's Big Island in Hilo, Waimea and Kona. He joins specialists Michael D. Bennett, MD, FACS; Clifton S. Otto, MD; Karl E. Waite, MD; and Kellen Kashiwa, OD, all experts in...

2011-11-07 08:00:00

Rodney P. Coe, M.D., M.S., a fellowship trained vitreoretinal specialist, has joined the Retina Group of New York. The Retina Group of New York was founded by James M. Maisel, M.D and has been providing tertiary medical and surgical retinal care on Long Island for over 25 years. Dr. Coe completed his ophthalmic residency training at the Downstate Medical Center of the State University of New York (SUNY) in Brooklyn, NY. He then finished his vitreoretinal fellowship at the University of...

2011-10-20 11:10:00

LEUVEN, Belgium, October 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading retinal specialist also invited to present ocriplasmin responder analysis for the treatment of macular holes at Best of the Posterior Segment Specialty Meetings ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative ophthalmic medicines, announces that three leading retinal specialists will present the responder analysis on...

2010-10-21 09:54:00

BOSTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Tatsuo Hirose will receive the Schepens Eye Research Institute 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award at the Annual Meeting on Friday, October 22, 2010. He will also be honored at the Institute's 60th anniversary celebration event, which will take place the evening before at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel at 776 Boylston Street in Boston and will feature a cocktail hour, dinner and performances by singers Danya Katok and Matthew Anderson. Founded in 1950 by...

2010-04-16 10:27:00

LOS ANGELES, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Ophthalmologists examining infants for possible Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) found that a handheld Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) device provided high-resolution images of the retina and the vitreoretinal interface in infants with SBS, reports a study in the current issue of Retina, The Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases. According to Thomas Lee, MD, Director of the Retina Institute in The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital...

2009-09-22 09:35:52

U.S. biomedical engineers say they have developed a handheld device that can identify signs of an eye disease that can blind premature babies. The technology, developed in part at the Duke University Medical Center, uses spectral domain optical coherence tomography to create a 3D picture of the back of the eye. This new tool is changing the way we identify eye conditions in infants, said Dr. Cynthia Toth, a professor of ophthalmology at the Duke Eye Center, who led the study. The scientists...