Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) – Results

The Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) is a major clinical trial sponsored by the National Eye Institute (NEI), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The purpose of this study was to learn more about the natural history and risk factors of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and to evaluate the effect of high doses of…

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

OCT is a non-invasive technology used for imaging the retina. This is the first instrument that allows doctors to see cross-section images of the retina, and is revolutionizing the early detection and treatment of retinal conditions such as: macular edema, macular holes and optic nerve damage. OCT is a non-invasive technology used for imaging the…

Dr. Montzka: Changing Ophthalmic EHR (Feb 2011)

His physician-designed, cloud-based system attracts buyers. By Jerry Helzner, Senior Editor Florida-based retina specialist Dan Montzka, MD, 49, has always been something of a “techie.” At the University of Minnesota he was an engineering major. As a fellow at Wills Eye Hospital, he was instrumental in putting instructional material into a CD-ROM format. So it should not…