About Us

Topics in Ophthalmology is a weekly blog to provide the best peer-reviewed informal, timely conversations in ophthalmology.


Neil Bressler, MD,

graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed an ophthalmology residency at Harvard Medical School’s Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He joined the Wilmer Eye Institute (Department of Ophthalmology) faculty at Johns Hopkins in 1988, where he currently is Chief of the Retina Division with 19 full-time clinical faculty in retina and has an endowed chair as the inaugural James P. Gills Professor of Ophthalmology. Dr Bressler is Editor in Chief of JAMA Ophthalmology and has been on the Editorial Board of JAMA since 2013.

ICMJE Conflict of Interest Disclosures:

  Dr Bressler reports grants from the National Eye Institute, Bayer, Genentech/Roche, Novartis, and Regeneron.

Uday Devgan, MD,

blends his time between private practice in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills where he focuses on cataract and refractive surgery, and academic medicine teaching the UCLA residents. As Chief of Ophthalmology at Olive View UCLA Medical Center and Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute, he has had the privilege of teaching ocular surgery to more than 100 residents over the past 2 decades. He has performed “live surgery” events at more than a dozen meetings including the AAO, ASCRS, and World Ophthalmology Congress and has participated in multiple charity surgery missions. His ophthalmology-related travels have taken him to 50 countries, but he actually prefers staying at home with his kids.

ICMJE Conflict of Interest Disclosures:

  Dr Devgan reports stock holdings in LensGen, IOLcalc.com, Advanced Euclidian Solutions, and Specialty Surgical; and speaker fees from Alcon Laboratories, Bausch & Lomb, Omeros, and Slack Inc/OSN/Healio,/Vindico.

Nathan Radcliffe, MD,

a board-certified ophthalmologist and experienced glaucoma and cataract surgeon, graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then was transitional resident of the year at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. He was chief resident at New York University for his ophthalmology residency and was chief glaucoma fellow at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr Radcliffe is the Director of the Glaucoma Service at New York University. He serves on the Skills Transfers Advisory Committee for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, is the Chair of the Multimedia Committee for the American Glaucoma Society, and serves on the Glaucoma Clinical Committee for the Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

ICMJE Conflict of Interest Disclosures:

  None reported.

Jennifer K. Sun, MD, MPH,

an associate professor in the Harvard Department of Ophthalmology, graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, and completed ophthalmology residency and a vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She currently serves as nationwide Protocol Chair of both the DRCR.net Ultrawide Field Imaging Study (Protocol AA) and the DRCR.net Prevention of Vision Threatening Complications in Eyes at High Risk through Anti-VEGF Treatment (Protocol W) Study. Dr Sun is the CME Editor for JAMA Ophthalmology and the Section Editor for the Microvascular Complications: Retinopathy section of Current Diabetes Reports.

ICMJE Conflict of Interest Disclosures:

  Dr. Sun reports nonfinancial support from Optovue, nonfinancial support from Boston Micromachines, grants from Genentech, grants from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, personal fees from Eleven Biotherapeutics, personal fees from Vindico Medical Education, and personal fees from Springer.