#ProtectingSight #382: The epic of Gilgamesh. A white cataract, iridoplasty, & light-near dissociation. Health equity in ophthalmology.

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

1. Ted Talk – Soraya Field Fiorio: The epic of Gilgamesh, the king who tried to conquer death. “In 1849, in the ancient city of Nineveh in Iraq, archaeologists sifted through dusty remains, hoping to find records to prove that Bible stories were true. What they found instead was a 4,000-year-old story inscribed on crumbling clay tablets— a story that was so riveting, the first person to translate it started stripping from excitement. Soraya Field Fiorio tells the epic tale of Gilgamesh. [Directed by Amir Houshang Moein, narrated by Jack Cutmore-Scott, music by Stephen LaRosa].” (ted.com)

Continually fascinated by the process of archeology.

2. Cataract Surgery – Uday Devgan MD & Guest Dr. Vipul Arora. 1150: white cataract with iridoplasty. Excellent rescue case.

3. Andrew Lee MD – Light Near Dissociation.

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

4. EyeNet (June 2021)

What We Talk About When We Talk About Health Equity. Ruth D. Williams, MD, Chief Medical Editor, on cultivating equality of care.

Two Laureates. David W. Parke II, MD, Academy CEO, on the 2021 awardees of the Academy’s highest honor.

Retinal Abnormalities and COVID

24-Hour Monitoring: IOP and Daily Activities

Endophthalmitis Tx After Cataract Surgery

Socially Distanced Wet Lab Proves Effective

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