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General Discussion / Restoring Eyesight
« on: December 25, 2020, 04:18:42 AM »
Hi everyone!
Merry Christmas! Came across this inspiring story and thought some nice news could help to brighten your day!

General Discussion / Happy Holidays
« on: November 26, 2020, 11:22:56 AM »
Just an update...we are back up again!! Our internet service provider was up and down the past weeks due to their technical difficulties. But thank you to everyone for your patience -- they were finally able to resolve it! Furthermore, during this Covid period, wishing everybody a safe and Happy Thanksgiving with loved ones! Continue to be happy, healthy, and enjoy this time with your family and friends.

General Discussion / Wilmer Eye Institute Science Seminar Series (WSSS)
« on: October 08, 2020, 03:50:28 PM »
Hi everyone! Hope you are all doing great.

Here is a schedule of upcoming virtual seminars held by the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute where clinicians and researchers across the world will talk about their work! Please let me know if you're interested in attending!

There are 10 seminar speakers over the next 10 months, including 5 international speakers, 3 Chairs of Ophthalmology Departments (Berlin, Kyoto, Toyko), and the incoming Director of the NEI.
Monday, October 19, 2020

Dr. Shigeru Kinoshita, Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

Hosted by Dr. Carlo Iomini

Monday November 2, 2020

Dr. Valerie Wallace, Director of Vision Sciences and Chair of the Vision Science Research Program, University of Toronto

Hosted by Dr. Mandeep Singh

Monday December 7, 2020

Dr. Vinit Mahajan, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University Medical Center

Hosted by Dr. Jamie Spangler

Monday January 11, 2021

Dr. Kip Connor, Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Hosted by Dr. Malia Edwards

Tuesday February 9, 2021

Dr. Ales Cvekl, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Hosted by Dr. Amer Riazuddin

Tuesday February 23, 2021

Dr. Kaustabh Ghosh, Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Los Angeles‐ghosh

Hosted by Dr. Rangaramanujam Kannan

Tuesday March 23, 2021

Dr. Magali Saint‐Geniez, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School/MEEI

Hosted by Dr. Ian Pitha

Tuesday April 27, 2021

Dr. Alan Stitt, Professor & Dean of Innovation and Impact, School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast

Hosted by Dr. Jerry Lutty

May 2021 (date TBD)

Dr. Michael Chiang, Professor of Ophthalmology, Oregon Health Sciences Center/incoming Director, National Eye Institute

Hosted by Dr. Tom Johnson

Thursday June 10, 2021

Dr. Kyoko Ohno‐Matsui, Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University‐ohno‐matsui‐md‐phd/

Hosted by Dr. Peter Campochiaro

General Discussion / Guided meditation - Calm App
« on: October 01, 2020, 07:56:00 PM »
If anyone has been experiencing stress or anxiety due to COVID or vision-related illnesses, they getting Calm! It's a really great resource: there are many brief guided meditation and therapy exercises that can really help put you in a positive state of mind for the day!

General Discussion / Stay Safe!
« on: April 16, 2020, 01:50:37 AM »
Hope everyone is staying safe in these trying times! :)
Make sure to wash your hands!

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