First-hand stories from leaders with unique retina insights of historical significance 

Yale L. Fisher, MD

Leaders & Legends welcomes Dr. Yale Fisher, whose impact on the world of retina is undeniable. He led the way in development of new techniques and instruments in the field, particularly in ultrasonography and vitreoretinal surgery. His pioneering work in ocular endoscopy has expanded the boundaries of what is possible in the field and he has shared his expertise extensively with audiences both nationally and internationally. Listen in as Dr. Fisher recalls the early 1970s, a time of extraordinary innovation in retina, and his important collaborations with world- renowned vitreoretinal surgeon and innovator Dr. Steve Charles. He shares details about his remarkable friendship with Victor Curtin, MD, as well as an unintentional encounter with a New York Times reporter in 1979 that raised the visibility of the extraordinary work of retinal surgeons.

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Click here to read Dr. Fisher's 5-question Retina Reflections essay