Engineering an end to post-vitrectomy cataracts | 51837
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
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Engineering an end to post-vitrectomy cataracts

4th International Conference on Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology

July 14-16, 2014 DoubleTree by Hilton Baltimore-BWI Airport, USA

Shlomit Schaal, Agustina Palacio, Doug Sigford, Ahmet Ozkok and Martin O?Toole

Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Clin Exp Ophthalmol

Abstract :

Anne Beable graduated from Bristol University (MB ChB) in 1977. She worked as an NHS General Medical Practitioner until ill-health retirement in 2007. Subsequently she developed her interest in Western Medical Acupuncture (WMA) and gained an MSc with Distinction from the University of Hertfordshire in 2012. She is an accredited member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS). The publication of this case report in the Pubmed-indexed journal Acupuncture in Medicine was her first attempt at submitting an article for publication.

Biography :

Shlomit Schaal is a clinician-scientist and a vitreo-retinal surgeon specializing in the surgical and medical management of complex vitreo-retinal diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment and retinal vascular diseases. She completed her ophthalmology residency at Rambam Medical Center in Israel, her Ph.D. program at the Technion Institute of Technology, and her vitreo-retina fellowship at the University of Louisville. She is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Louisville, where she is the Director of Retina, the Director of Fellowship Program in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery, and the Director of Diabetic Retinopathy Service. Dr. Schaal is an active member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Macula Society, the Retina Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.