Rishi Singh, MD’s, blog takes an evidence-based approach to hot topics in eye care and examines their clinical relevance.

BLOG: Going beyond the curve: Restarting eye practices following the COVID-19 pandemic

May 5, 2020

Social distancing, reducing our clinical volume and canceling elective surgeries have led nationally and in Ohio to a significant flattening of our curve. Locally we are…

BLOG: COVID-19 pandemic: In times of despair, opportunities abound

April 8, 2020

Reading the news and listening to reports of friends and loved ones being affected by the pandemic can be concerning. The calls from local and national health…

BLOG: Can we use fundus autofluorescence to differentiate retinoschisis from retinal detachments?

March 20, 2020

Retinoschisis is a nonprogressive degenerative splitting of the neurosensory retina, most often at the outer plexiform layer. On clinical examination, retinoschisis…

BLOG: What can we do as ophthalmologists to prevent coronavirus?

March 13, 2020

The emergence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2, can cause a severe respiratory disease known as COVID-19. From unverified reports, it…

BLOG: Should we stop treating patients with eplerenone for central serous chorioretinopathy?

March 10, 2020

Central serous retinopathy occurs in middle-age adults, typically spontaneously, and is associated with accumulation of fluid below the retina. It can be commonly…

BLOG: Angiogenesis 2020: Noteworthy and notable presentations

February 11, 2020

The Bascom Palmer Angiogenesis meeting took place on Feb. 8, covering disease pathogenesis and emerging treatment options for various retinal conditions. The…

BLOG: Can we achieve a kinder, gentler membrane peel in vitreoretinal surgery?

January 14, 2020

We perform membrane peeling in a variety of surgical cases: during epiretinal membrane removal, for macular hole closure and in the repair of a tractional retinal…

BLOG: Counting down the highlights from the world of retina 2019

January 7, 2020

That’s a wrap for 2019 — an exciting year of research and innovation in medical and surgical retina. As the associate editor for the journal Ophthalmic

BLOG: Should we use steroids as an adjuvant to epiretinal membrane peeling?

December 30, 2019

When there is significant visual impairment, epiretinal membranes are treated by pars plana vitrectomy and epiretinal membrane peeling. First performed by Machemer in…

BLOG: What’s the value of OCT angiography

December 18, 2019

OCT angiography has emerged as a noninvasive technique for imaging the microvasculature of the retina and choroid. The first clinical studies using this innovative…