In the zoneWednesday, February 1, 2017
A journalist from The New York Times recently asked Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones about performing onstage. “I was made to do it,” he replied. “Playing live, that’s the essence of what I do. As I say to (fellow Rolling Stone) Ronnie (Wood) when we go onstage, ‘Right, now we can get some peace […]
A little thought about how a micro-assistant could help surgeons access the posterior segment, writes Leigh SpielbergSaturday, October 1, 2016
Without a pretty significant zonular defect, it would be tricky to get our little micro-assistant into the posterior segment,” said Elke Kreps, the fourth-year resident helping me in the operating room that day. “I know,” I replied. “Not ideal. But hey, I can live with an intentional, iatrogenic zonular defect if it serves the greater […]
A new life for Dr Leigh Spielberg, vitreoretinal surgeonWednesday, July 6, 2016
Dr Leigh Spielberg explains why he decided to take up a position as a vitreoretinal and cataract surgeon at Ghent University Hospital, Belgium.
Ready to start as Leigh Spielberg seeks his first jobWednesday, June 8, 2016
Where will you be working next year?” asked Prof Jan van Meurs, my vitreoretinal fellowship director, on the first morning of my fellowship, just before we entered the operating room. I felt an unpleasant wave of stress flow through my body. I hadn’t yet figured out my next step, despite my training hospital’s unwritten rule […]