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Geographic Atrophy: Your Questions Answered

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Philip Niles, MD

Philip Niles, MD

Vitreoretinal Surgeon and Partner at Buffalo Niagara Retina/OCLI Vision

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
1:00 pm EST (please adjust for your time zone)

Geographic atrophy is an advanced and severe form of dry age-related macular degeneration that can lead to permanent vision loss. Guest expert Dr. Philip Niles will share what you need to know about identifying, preventing, and treating geographic atrophy and delve into the landscape of available treatments.


Philip Niles, MD, is a Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Buffalo Niagara Retina/OCLI Vision with special interest in age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, vascular occlusions, retinal detachments and macular holes. Dr. Niles is the author of numerous publications in ophthalmologic scientific journals, and presented his research at national meetings such as the Association for Research in Vision and American Society of Retina Specialists Annual Conference.

Dr. Niles completed his undergraduate degree at Case Western Reserve University, after which he completed both an MBA and a medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Weatherhead School of Management. Post-medical degree, Dr. Niles finished his internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Hospital and his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals. Dr. Niles completed a Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship at the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.

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