Join Dr Ben LaHood as each episode he invites a special guest for a chat about the most important topics and innovations in the world of ophthalmology. From cataract surgery to dry eye, glaucoma and many more. Every subject is deserving of the Second Look in this casually investigative and entertainingly insightful podcast.
The Second Look with Warren Hill
1:00:47Dr Warren Hill is a legend of IOL calculation and biometry. He has developed his own artificial intelligence IOL power calculation method; has had a role in developing many tools that we use every day; and continues to share his immense knowledge via his own website. Join us for a chat about the current state of biometry, lens calculation accuracy and much more, including Warren's background of classical art training and his love for flying military jets.
The Second Look with Vance Thompson
39:33Dr Vance Thompson is a well known and loved cataract and refractive surgeon from South Dakota, USA. He has continued to be at the forefront of the latest available technologies, running multiple FDA trials over many years. Vance has grown an extremely busy and successful practice while maintaining great company morale. Join us for a great chat about how he has managed this feat, gain insight into how his advice could help your business and learn from a wonderful human who inspired me to be a refractive surgeon with a research interest.
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The Second Look with David Lockington
54:45Dr David Lockington is an ophthalmologist from Glasgow, Scotland, who is changing the way we teach ophthalmic surgery. David's quest to improve training with use of simulation and model eyes makes a lot of sense when compared to the preparation of pilots and top athletes, so why not surgeons? David is the keynote speaker for this years RANZCO meeting, his entertaining presentations are always a crowd favourite. I'm sure that after listening to our chat, you will be updating the way you prepare for surgery too.
The Second Look with Marcus Ang
41:03Marcus Ang is an ophthalmologist from Singapore who is the driving force behind the Young Ophthalmologist movement in the Asia Pacific region. Marcus has already achieved so much both clinically and as an academic at the Singapore National Eye Centre. He is passionate about helping those in training and their early career create a network to help each other and to raise awareness of their need for mentorship and support. After listening to my chat with Marcus, you will want to get involved in the Young Ophthalmologist movement too.
The Second Look with Ashvin Agarwal
38:26Season two of The Second Look is kicking off with global star, ophthalmologist, Dr Ashvin Agarwal joining me for a chat about everything from innovation, his many contributions to eye surgery, and thoughts on subspecialisation. Ashvin is a global force in eye care, frequently speaking on international podiums and publishing research. He is also chief clinical officer for Dr Agarwal's eye hospital group from India. Ashvin's story will be sure to inspire you to try new techniques including his "single-pass, four-throw pupilloplasty".
The Second Look with Carol Shields
1:09:06Dr Carol Shields, world leading ocular oncologist joins me for a chat about her incredible career, being at the top of ophthalmology power lists, life at Wills Eye Hospital and being admitted to a basketball hall of fame. Carol is an amazing surgeon and academic who has dominated her specialty yet remains incredibly humble. I'm sure you'll enjoy this insight into her life and gain some practical tips along the way.
The Second Look with Michael Goggin
42:59Associate Professor Michael Goggin is a cataract and refractive surgeon with a deep understanding of astigmatism. Regularly filling lecture halls at major conferences, his Goggin nomogram for toric IOL calculation is world class. He has been instrumental in providing the very best refractive IOL options to public hospital patients, really walking the talk of making every single cataract surgery a refractive procedure. Enjoy hearing what drives his passion for improving outcomes and pick up some practical pearls along the way.
The Second Look with Ike Ahmed
51:00Dr Ike Ahmed, the one and only superstar of ophthalmology joins me for a chat. With his epic surgical videos, his insightful presentations and active social media, Ike has influenced nearly every facet of the eye world. As well as being known as an incredible surgeon at the cutting edge of anterior segment surgery, he is also known for being a rebel who thinks differently. This has helped to revolutionise the way we treat glaucoma and to push the frontiers of ophthalmology. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to hear how an outsider became the biggest force in ophthalmology today.
The Second Look with Ashiyana Nariani
44:06Dr Ashiyana Nariani is an absolutely inspirational ophthalmologist. Born and raised in the USA, she trained in cornea, refractive surgery and ocular oncology at Duke University as well as working with the World Health Organisation. Her passion to care for the underserved brought her to India where she strives not only to care for those less fortunate but teach her trainees about the importance of patient advocacy. She continues to be involved in global education and is someone we can all learn from in ophthalmology and in life.
The Second Look with Arthur Cummings
51:15Dr Arthur Cummings is an ophthalmologist who is changing the way the world views refractive surgery. Arthur is a brilliant refractive surgeon in Dublin, Ireland who is well known for his research and publications. His eloquent writing simplifies the most complicated refractive topics. Arthur is passionate about driving the Refractive Surgery Alliance to revolutionise the image of refractive surgery by developing an incredible refractive fellowship program as well as a college of refractive surgery. Arthur has an incredible understanding of the role of ophthalmology in society that definitely deserves a second look.