an interview with
Morton F. Goldberg, MD
In this episode, the History of Retina welcomes retina leader and legend, Morton F. Goldberg, MD, who shares stories from his extraordinary career. Listen in as he recalls co-hosting the 1968 Arlie House Symposium on the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy with colleague Stuart Fine, MD. This groundbreaking international meeting of the world’s experts on diabetic retinopathy led to a major revolution in care for patients with the disease that had previously led to irreversible blindness. The Symposium spurred creation and implementation of a new standardized classification of the disease and to the first major, collaborative, prospective clinical trial in ophthalmology, the Diabetic Retinopathy Study.