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  • Take off your mask

    Sunday, September 1, 2019

    Leigh Spielberg MD reflects on the momentary blindness he experienced during a scuba diving lesson

  • Music to my ears

    Saturday, June 1, 2019

    Patients chatting in the waiting room is a sign that all is well

  • Taking a fresh look

    Monday, April 1, 2019

    A historical case offers some friends the chance to give a speculative diagnosis

  • Desert sands

    Friday, February 1, 2019

    The harsh daylight and intense night-time darkness of the desert can play tricks on your eyes

  • The Gift

    Thursday, November 1, 2018

    Thank-you gifts are neither frequent nor expected in vitreoretinal surgery

  • On the same page

    Friday, June 1, 2018

    In the second of two articles, Leigh Spielberg MD discusses the importance of efficient collaboration with trusted colleagues

  • The perfect wave

    Sunday, April 1, 2018

    Surfing and cataract surgery have more in common than 
you might think, says Leigh Spielberg MD

  • Pride and fear

    Thursday, February 1, 2018

    He was going blind in both eyes, and I had only a few days to help him before the light slipped away forever. But how to proceed? Each plan I came up with had a significant chance of at least one serious complication. The patient was a 60-something male with 60-something IOP bilaterally. The cause: […]

  • A motorcycle diary

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    Concentration, know-how, and a small dose of insanity are all you need for a motorbike – or a career in surgery. Leigh Spielberg MD reports

  • Heroics and magic

    Friday, September 1, 2017

    “Dr De Zaeytijd referred me to you, so you could peel the membrane from my retina,” said a patient to me yesterday. “Dr De Zaeytijd has saved my vision since she started treating me five years ago. But she said that now is the time for you to help her help me.” Julie De Zaeytijd […]