Eric K Chin, MD
Dry AMD Treatments: An Ophthalmology Resident's Guide
Gain a comprehensive overview of past, current, and future treatment modalities for dry age-related macular degeneration.
Two Surgical Approaches: Non-Clearing Vitreous Hemorrhage (NCVH)
This article offers ophthalmologists surgical pearls for treating a non-clearing vitreous hemorrhage and two videos of surgeons breaking down these procedures.
Case Report: Retinal Detachment with Zipper Syndrome
Learn how ophthalmologists can identify and mitigate the risks of pseudophakic retinal detachment in patients undergoing early cataract surgery.
Suprachoroidal Therapy: Past, Present, and Future
Read this article to deepen your understanding of current and developing treatment modalities that utilize the suprachoroidal space.
Anti-VEGF Therapy: An Ophthalmology Resident's Guide
Anti-VEGF drugs are used for ocular diseases to reduce neovascularization, vascular leakage, and scar formation. Gain an overview of the current anti-VEGF medications available to clinicians today.
Improving Ophthalmology Practice Management with Behavioral Economics
Learn the two fundamental principles of behavioral economics and how to apply them to ophthalmic practice management.
Suspicious Choroidal Lesions: Identifying Melanoma
To decrease the risk of growth and potential metastasis, diagnosis between benign choroidal nevi and melanoma should be established early. Learn about the risk factors, identification, screening, and treatment.
Differential Diagnosis for a Pigmented Fundus Lesion with Downloadable Cheat Sheet
Distinguishing and diagnosing lesions represents a diagnostic challenge for eyecare providers. Expand your knowledge on the differential diagnoses and management of some of the more common pigmented lesions encountered on routine clinical examination.
Literature Review: Genetics and Ocular Tumors
Genetic tests have the potential to examine the individual inherited risk of developing specific cancers. Learn about the recent advances of genetics in regard to some of the most common ocular tumors.
Retinoblastoma: Diagnosing and Treating Pediatric Tumors
Gain a working knowledge the diagnostic criteria, screening tools, and treatment options for retinoblastoma—the most common intraocular cancer amongst the pediatric population.
What's the Right OCT for You?
Gain an understanding of the general principles to consider when purchasing an OCT device, and take our quiz to see which OCT is the perfect fit for you and your practice.
Policy Solutions to Mitigate Gaps in Retina Care Access
While there are many policy approaches to address this issue, this article focuses on three potential growth areas. Learn which stakeholders and areas within the healthcare system to target to help mitigate gaps in access to medical and surgical retina care.
Eyes On 2022 On Demand: Rewatch the Ophthalmology Track
Eyes On 2022 drew 5,600+ ECPs from around the globe December 3-5, 2021. We curated a selection of 9 sessions from our popular Ophthalmology Track for you to watch on your own time.
5 Top Imaging Devices Your Ophthalmology Practice Could Be Overlooking
Imaging options in ophthalmology, particularly in retina, are continually expanding. Find out which less-common imaging devices could best benefit your practice and improve patient outcomes.
OCT in the OR: Using OCT During Retina Surgery
iOCT provides additional information, which often translates to altered decision making by the surgeon. Learn how this emerging technology not only improves cost efficiency through reducing unnecessary surgical steps, but can lead to safer and more precise procedures.
Myopia Awareness and the Evolving Myopigenic Landscape
With myopia set to drastically increase, eyecare professionals must be aware of prevalence, risk factors, pathology, and prevention to provide patients with appropriate counseling and care. Here are some of the latest findings.
A Resident's Guide to Diabetic Retinopathy Surgical Treatment Options
In this short course, we highlight the important variables to consider before, during, and after surgery for diabetic retinopathy.
Assessing and Grading Diabetic Retinopathy: Updates for Ophthalmology Residents
With the development of new tools for the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy, it's worth returning to the evolution of the Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) classification system in order to understand how ophthalmologists assess and grade diabetic retinopathy now.
Ophthalmology Case Study: Pentosan Maculopathy Mimicking Pattern Dystrophy
Pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS) (Elmiron; Janssen Pharmaceuticals) received Federal Drug Administration approval for the treatment of interstitial cystitis in 1996. Recently, reports have surfaced of maculopathy secondary to PPS. Here, we described a case of maculopathy secondary to PPS mimicking pattern dystrophy.
Ophthalmology Case Report: Simultaneous Bilateral Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
In this fascinating case of simultaneous bilateral CRAO in the absence of commonly associated settings, we discuss the patient's risk factors and symptoms, as well as how to plan for similar cases.
Ophthalmology Case Reports: Apremilast for Uveitis Associated with Behçet’s Disease
Apremilast was approved for managing oral ulcers associated with BD in 2019. Here, we describe a case with recurrent unilateral uveitis associated with BD that was successfully managed by apremilast.
Scleral Buckle for Retinal Detachment: Three Surgical Approaches
When it comes to retinal detachment repair, scleral buckling is a classic. In this set of videos, three experienced surgeons walk you through their approaches to the procedure.
What Ophthalmology Residents Should Know About Retinal Detachment Repair
Retinal detachment is an urgent diagnosis and, without timely intervention, there is significant risk of permanent vision loss. Here's what ophthalmology residents need to know.
Endophthalmitis and New Therapies: What Ophthalmology Residents Should Know
Infectious endophthalmitis is a serious vision-threatening condition. This course reviews current trends in etiology, causative microorganisms, management and evolving surgical techniques to address this condition.