Imaging the Future of Retina
Sitting Down With… Paulo Stanga, Professor of Ophthalmology and Retinal Regeneration, University of Manchester; Director of the Manchester Vision Regeneration (MVR) Lab at NIHR/Wellcome Trust Manchester CRF, Manchester and Lead Vitreoretinal Surgeon, London Vision Clinic Retina, London
Why ophthalmology – and why vitreoretinal surgery?
My medical degree taught me that I didn’t want to pursue general medicine! But as for what to do after qualifying, I couldn’t decide between ophthalmology and plastic surgery: both require some artistry, which appeals to me. After all, doesn’t the definition of medicine refer to the ‘art’ of healing? Anyway, I loved looking inside the eye, and when I was told that vitreoretinal surgery was the most complex subspecialty in ophthalmology, I knew it was the one for me. It was the challenge, I think.
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