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Dr. Sebag has been invited as a guest speaker to the German Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting lecturing on September 30, 2021. The title of his lecture is “Vitreous Hyalocytes in Health & Disease." Hyalocytes are cells that reside within the outer vitreous body (gel filling the...

Floaters arise from the vitreous body, the gel that fills the center of the eye. Myopia is the clinical term for near-sightedness that is due to abnormal elongation of the eye. A common reason to perform vitrectomy (surgery to remove the gel in the center of...

On March 20, 2021, Dr. Sebag, Dr. Gui of the VMR Institute for Vitreous Macula Retina and colleagues at the Doheny Eye Institute at UCLA and the Beverly Hills Institute of Ophthalmology published a letter to the editor in the Journal Experimental Eye Research entitled “Importance of the...

Dr. Sebag is pleased to announce he has been invited to speak as a special guest speaker at the Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment – understanding and avoiding failure virtual meeting. The meeting, organized by Alcon Experience Academy, will be held on April 28th, 2021. In his...

Dr. Gui and Dr. Sebag’s most recent work has been published in the peer-reviewed journal Ophthalmology Retina on November 1, 2020. In the correspondence entitled “Re: Ishida et al: Risk Factors, Onset, and Progression of Epiretinal Membrane after 25-Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment”, an...

Dr. Gui had the distinct privilege of virtually presenting his research about wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) on September 21-22, 2020 at the annual Retina Society meeting. Dr. Gui and colleagues found that in their study population, an increased injection frequency of anti-vascular endothelial growth...

At VMR, we began to pay closer attention to vitreous floaters in 20111 and developed better ways to evaluate sufferers. Because of our sustained success in pioneering methods to identify patients who would benefit from limited vitrectomy (removal of the gel in the center of the...

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