Protecting Sight #153: 24 hours on Earth — in one image. AAO 2020 is live. Join us for The Artificial Eye: 2020 and the Dawn of Innovation. #AAO2020

Welcome to my daily learning journal. My daily goal is to watch one Ted Talk and one cataract surgery. I also plan to read one journal article and read/listen to a book chapter, short story or significant work.

Here’s today’s list:

1. Ted Talk – Stephen Wilkes: 24 hours on Earth — in one image. “‘Nature reveals itself to us in unique ways, if we stop and look at the world through a window of time,’ says photographer Stephen Wilkes. Using a special photographic technique that reveals how a scene changes from day to night in a single image, Wilkes exposes the Earth’s beautiful complexity and the impacts of climate change — from the disruption of flamingo migrations in Africa to the threat of melting ice — with unprecedented force.” (

2-10. #AAO2020 – AAO 2020 is upon us! Friday November 13 – Sunday November 15. The day was filled with many educational sessions! With thanks to Academy leaders, speakers, volunteers, and team members for orchestrating a wonderful virtual experience. Special shout-out to the practice management leaders, experts, and volunteers for creating superb content.

Between #AAO2020 & the AMA Interim meeting, I’m Zoomed out! (10 am – 10 pm!)

11. Please join us for a Simu-LIVE symposium during #AAO2020! The Artificial Eye: 2020 and the Dawn of Innovation – (SYM35V on Sat. Nov. 14, 8:35 am PST). Magnetic nanoparticle delivery, bioelectronic artificial sight, digital healthcare & more!

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