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Subspecialties Retina, Basic & Translational Research

Imaging the Future of Retina

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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