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About EyeIC Speakers


Seth Potash, MD


Potash

Seth Potash, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist who has been in practice in Westchester County since 1993. After graduating cum laude from Johns Hopkins University, he received his medical degree at SUNY Stony Brook of Medicine where he was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha, the National Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan followed by a glaucoma fellowship at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.


Dr. Potash is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York Medical College and served on the teaching faculty at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he had been involved in resident education for over sixteen years Dr. Potash’s practice is largely dedicated to glaucoma sub-specialty care, as well as small incision no stitch cataract surgery and has performed thousands of laser and surgical procedures.



Michael Cymbor , OD, FAAO


Potash

Michael Cymbor , OD, FAAO earned his Bachelors of Science at Gannon University and his Doctor of Optometry at Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He completed his residency/fellowship in hospital based optometry with an emphasis in ocular disease at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. In 2000 he was Pennsylvania's "Young Optometrist of the year". In 2001 he was named "Young Optometrist of the Year" by the American Optometric Association. He frequently lectures on all aspects of ocular disease with an emphasis in glaucoma.

Dr. Cymbor is a principal investigator in numerous contact lens research studies. He is published in Optometry, Primary Care Optometry News, Optometric Management, New OD, and Optometry Times. He is a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society.

Robert Wooldridge, OD, FAAO


Potash

Dr. Wooldridge is the Director of The Eye Foundation of Utah, an optometric co-management center in Salt Lake City, Utah. A graduate of the Indiana School of Optometry, he formerly served on the staff of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Wooldridge is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at several schools and colleges of optometry and a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry.He has served as President of the Utah Optometric Association and the Mountain West Council of Optometrists and as Director of the Great Western Council of Optometry.

A founding member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society, he is a past recipient of the Optometrist of the Year, an honor awarded by the Utah Optometric Association.

Dr. Nathan Radcliffe


Potash

With the increasing availability of spectral domain OCT, there has been much attention paid to how this and related techniques can provide precise and quantitative information about the optic nerve. At the same time, there is heightened interest in the use of digital photography to monitor progression of glaucoma, as it has proven a reliable and cost-effective method that doesn’t require consistent use of the same instrument or software to get reliable comparisons between follow-up and baseline images. In this webinar, Dr. Radcliffe will discuss some of the pros and cons of these techniques, and will talk about his experience with MatchedFlicker, a cloud-based software tool that can dramatically increase the utility of digital photos for monitoring changes in and around the optic nerve.

Dr. Nathan Radcliffe is the Director of the Glaucoma Service at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Hospital in New York City. He is a dedicated teacher and researcher who is involved in numerous investigations related to the care of glaucoma patients. Dr. Radcliffe’s research interests include disc hemorrhage and parapapillary atrophy in glaucoma, use of optic nerve imaging (optical coherence tomography and flicker chronoscopy) in the evaluation of glaucoma and corneal properties in glaucoma. He is a surgical video competition enthusiast and is proud to have won the American Glaucoma Society's "Trabby" award in 2011.