An article published online this week in The New England Journal of Medicine has quickly gained recognition within both the scientific community and among the public. The report, published by Ajay E. Kuriyan, MD, and colleagues at the University of
Every morning at 8 AM, medical students, residents, and faculty of the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences meet to discuss various topics within ophthalmology in what is known as “Morning Rounds.” Significant time and energy goes
Imagine hundreds of people dressed in their finest seated in a dining room. All of a sudden, the lights go out. Darkness. Complete and total darkness. The ballroom cheers, the waiters serve, and the sighted see how life might be
I recently completed the Indiana University Basic Microsurgical Course, an absolute highlight of my transitional year residency at IU Health Methodist Hospital. During the three-day course, I was taught one-on-one by a highly skilled plastic surgeon to perform microsurgical vessel
Can I let you in on a big secret to matching into a competitive specialty? No, this secret does NOT involve studying more for Step 1 or kissing the hindquarters of attending physicians on your least-favorite rotations. Let me tell you about a
Each year, thousands of ophthalmologists, venders, and healthcare professionals attend the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). Inasmuch as this was my second AAO meeting, I was already prepared for the strangely-sized bags that you wonder if whoever
Click here to download a PDF of the poster I was honored to present at the AAO 2013 Annual Meeting in New Orleans and click here for a link to my other publications listed on Research Gate.
When world-renowned clinician scientist Edwin Stone MD, PhD at the University of Iowa asked a group of applicants to the ophthalmology residency program for questions, I curiously asked, “Which of your many research efforts are you most excited about?” Dr.
Above is the poster that eyesteve.com founder, Steve Christiansen, presented at ARVO 2012 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. This project describes a retrospective analysis of 3337 eyes who underwent LASIK or PRK, and analyzes the ratio of change in keratometry (ΔK) to