#ProtectingSight #341: NASA invented a ventilator for COVID-19 in 37 days. A mushy nucleus, OCTs in neuro-ophthalmology, & post-RK cataract surgery.

Welcome to my daily learning journal. Here is today’s list:

1. Ted Talk – Dan Goods: How NASA invented a ventilator for COVID-19 … in 37 days. “Get the behind-the-scenes story from visual strategist Dan Goods about how a single question launched NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab into action at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, propelling an unprecedented pivot from space-exploring robots to live-saving ventilators. It’ll inspire you to wonder: ‘Is what I’m doing right now the most important thing I can be doing?'” (ted.com)

2. Cataract Surgery – Uday Devgan MD – 1109: the mushy nucleus is tough to chop. Great pearls.

3. Andrew Lee MD – OCT in Neuroophthalmology.

Dr. Lee’s neuro-ophthalmology reviews are perfect for lifelong learning.

4. EyeNet (April 2021)

Cataract Surgery After Radial Keratotomy. Written By: Bea Palileo, MD, Nicolas Kang, BS, and Frank S. Hwang, MD. Edited By: Bennie H. Jeng, MD. Patients who underwent radial keratotomy in the 1980s and ’90s are today’s cataract patients. How to handle these complicated cases.

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