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October 2023 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

Welcome to the September/October issue of The Ophthalmologist! Our Upfront section covers some of the latest news from a new Demodex blepharitis treatment to biologic Velcro for corneal wound healing. In My View sees Mark A. Bullimore sends an open letter to The Ophthalmologist. Our feature profiles six global institutions that are working to advance ophthalmic training education across the globe. We follow that up with an introduction to The Power List Rising Stars and celebrate 10 individuals who are leading the charge of the next generation of ophthalmology leaders. In the Retina section, Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth tells us about deep learning models for pixel-level analysis of geographic atrophy treatment. In the Anterior Segment pages Joshua Cohen explores amniotic membranes and their clinical implications, and in Glaucoma, Anthony Khawaja asks whether genotyping is the answer to improving glaucoma management. Finally, we Sit Down With… Rajesh Rajpal, Founder of See Clearly Vision Group and Chief Medical Officer of Johnson & Johnson Vision. We hope you enjoy reading this issue of The Ophthalmologist!

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Articles featured in this issue

Business & Profession Cataract

Shining Through: The Ophthalmologist Rising Stars

| Julian Upton | 2 min read

We celebrate a new generation of industry experts and leaders

Business & Profession Cataract

Recognizing Global Education Impact

| The Ophthalmologist editors | 18 min read

Subspecialties Health Economics and Policy

Fall of the Mitey

| Alun Evans | 2 min read

FDA approves first demodex blepharitis treatment

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Biologic Velcro

| Alun Evans | 2 min read

Plant-derived polysaccharide with corneal adhesive capabilities

Business & Profession Retina

Responding to Short-Sightedness

| Mark A. Bullimore | 4 min read

An open letter to The Ophthalmologist

Subspecialties Retina

Stopping The Unstoppable

| Sarah Healey | 6 min read

FDA approve new treatment for geographic atrophy

Subspecialties Retina

Fighting the Giant

| 4 min read

Research from ARVO 2023 shows how deep learning models explored the efficacy of Apellis’ geographic atrophy treatment at the “pixel level”

Subspecialties Retina

It’s About Time

| Sarah Healey | 2 min read

A new retinal aging clock set to provide clearer diagnoses and develop understandings of the aging process

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Natural Protection

| Ross Mellman, Joshua Cohen | 7 min read

Clinical applications of amniotic membrane transplants

Subspecialties Glaucoma

Glaucoma: Cracking the (Genetic) Code

| Anthony Khawaja | 7 min read

How might genetic coding aid glaucoma management

Subspecialties Professional Development

Making An Impact

| 7 min read

Rajesh Rajpal talks innovation, his career highlights and more

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