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Ophthalmology Discussions

Highlights From the 2013 Ophthalmology Meeting in New Orleans

  • Discussion 1: Advances in Cataract Surgery

    Duke faculty members Jill B. Koury, MD, and Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, MD, explore recent advances in technology for cataract surgery, including the use of pressurized fluid delivery in surgery and the femtosecond laser.


  • Discussion 2: Targeted Therapies

    Drs. Koury and Mruthyunjaya review findings and discuss the practical implications of recent studies exploring the use of targeted biologic agents in treating glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity, and diabetic macular edema.


  • Discussion 3: Genetics and Personalized Medicine

    Drs. Koury and Mruthyunjaya discuss new data on the evaluation of genetic variation in glaucoma and macular degeneration and explore the future of “personalized medicine” in the field of ophthalmology.