David RP Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD

David Almeida MD MBA PhD is a vitreoretinal eye surgeon offering a unique voice that combines a passion for ophthalmology, vision for business innovation, and expertise in ophthalmic and biomedical research. He is part of Erie Retinal Surgery, a retina-only private practice with an esteemed reputation for excellence in Pennsylvania. Dr. Almeida and Erie Retinal Surgery diagnose and treat all medical and surgical conditions of the vitreous, retina and macula.

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Resources
Ophthalmology Case Report: Simultaneous Bilateral Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
Eyecare November 5th, 2020
Ophthalmology Case Report: Simultaneous Bilateral Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

In this fascinating case of simultaneous bilateral CRAO in the absence of commonly associated settings, we discuss the patient's risk factors and symptoms, as well as how to plan for similar cases.

Ophthalmology Case Reports: Apremilast for Uveitis Associated with Behçet’s Disease
Eyecare October 9th, 2020
Ophthalmology Case Reports: Apremilast for Uveitis Associated with Behçet’s Disease

Apremilast was approved for managing oral ulcers associated with BD in 2019. Here, we describe a case with recurrent unilateral uveitis associated with BD that was successfully managed by apremilast.

Social Media Strategies for Ophthalmologists
Eyecare September 17th, 2020
Social Media Strategies for Ophthalmologists

When promoting your ophthalmology practice, understanding the purpose and possibility of social media is critical. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your social media marketing.

Scleral Buckle for Retinal Detachment: Three Surgical Approaches
Eyecare September 3rd, 2020
Scleral Buckle for Retinal Detachment: Three Surgical Approaches

When it comes to retinal detachment repair, scleral buckling is a classic. In this set of videos, three experienced surgeons walk you through their approaches to the procedure.

What Ophthalmology Residents Should Know About Retinal Detachment Repair
Eyecare July 9th, 2020
What Ophthalmology Residents Should Know About Retinal Detachment Repair

Retinal detachment is an urgent diagnosis and, without timely intervention, there is significant risk of permanent vision loss. Here's what ophthalmology residents need to know.

Endophthalmitis and New Therapies: What Ophthalmology Residents Should Know
Eyecare April 23rd, 2020
Endophthalmitis and New Therapies: What Ophthalmology Residents Should Know

Infectious endophthalmitis is a serious vision-threatening condition. This course reviews current trends in etiology, causative microorganisms, management and evolving surgical techniques to address this condition.