Harris Ahmed DO, MPH
Suprachoroidal Therapy: Past, Present, and Future
Read this article to deepen your understanding of current and developing treatment modalities that utilize the suprachoroidal space.
Dry AMD Treatments: An Ophthalmology Resident's Guide
Through this article, with a downloadable cheat sheet, gain a comprehensive overview of past, current, and future treatment modalities aimed at dry age-related macular degeneration.
5 Procedures Every Ophthalmology Resident Must Know
While there are many ophthalmic surgeries and treatments, here are five critical procedures that every resident should master.
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.
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.
Diagnosing and Managing Granular Corneal Dystrophy
Gain an understanding of the epidemiology, symptoms, testing, treatment, and prognosis for the two subtypes of granular corneal dystrophy.
The Sub400 Protocol and the Future of Corneal Cross-Linking
The sub400 protocol is an exciting development for a patient population with high risk for vision-threatening complications. Delve deeper into this promising protocol.
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.
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.