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Phenotypic Characterization of La Plaine Retinal Degeneration

Peter J. Kertes, MD, FRCS(C) (Toronto, Canada), Rajeev H. Muni, MD (Toronto, Canada), Hazel Shillingford-Ricketts, MD (Roseau, Dominica), Leslie Mackeen (Toronto, Canada), Elise Heon, MD (Toronto, Canada) PURPOSE: Retinal degeneration is a the leading cause of blindness in the La Plaine district, on the south east coast, of the island of Dominica, an island in the eastern Caribbean. The purpose of this study was to describe the somewhat...

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Agreement Among Canadian Retina Specialists in the Determination of Treatment Eligibility for Photodynamic Therapy in Age-related Macular Degeneration

Rajeev Hemant Muni, MD (Toronto, Canada), Mike Altaweel, MD (Madison, WI), Matt T. Tennant, MD (Edmonton, Canada), Bruce Weaver, BSc, MSc (Thunder Bay, Canada), Peter J. Kertes, MD, FRCS(C) (Toronto, Canada) PURPOSE: To determine the inter- and intra-observer agreement among Canadian retina specialists in the determination of treatment eligibility for photodynamic therapy and the angiographic classification of CNV. Agreement was also...

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Tired, Using the Wrong Hand: Lessons Learned From the EYESI Virtual Reality Surgical Simulator, a Potential Tool in Resident/Fellow Surgical Teaching

Feisal A. Adatia, MD (Toronto, Canada), David R. Chow, MD, FRCS(C) (Toronto, Canada), Rajeev H. Muni, MD (Toronto, Canada), David Assaad, MD, FRCS(C) (Toronto, Canada), Alan R. Berger, MD, FRCS(C) (Toronto, Canada) PURPOSE: The EYESI VR simulator (VR Simulator) is a new potential surgical teaching tool for ophthalmology residents and retina fellows. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of sleep deprivation and use of the...

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