David Khorram, MD, focuses his blog on global ophthalmology and issues related to combating global blindness.

BLOG: How to get involved with international ophthalmology

December 11, 2018

While at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting this year, quite a few people approached me, asking, “Hey, I’ve got a week or two available each year…

BLOG: Residency in Haiti a fulfilling opportunity

September 17, 2018

Are you looking for something meaningful to do for a week or longer? There is tremendous opportunity for high-impact service in Haiti. The residency program is in need…

BLOG: Global ophthalmology — looking beyond the biological causes of blindness

August 2, 2018

Last time, we discussed two of the core elements of the definition of global ophthalmology: equity and universality. Today, we’ll take up the third core element of…

BLOG: What is global ophthalmology?

July 16, 2018

For the past few decades, there has been a rise in efforts by ophthalmologists to address blindness outside our own country. Several academic training programs have…