BREAKFAST PROGRAM │ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Don’t miss this opportunity to engage faculty and colleagues in a smaller group setting. Speakers will deliver didactic presentations on a hot topic and then take questions from the audience. Breakfast will be provided.

GENERAL SESSIONS │ 8:00 am – 11:45 am

Trauma and Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy Surgery

  • Re-examination of the Role of Relaxing Retinotomy in PVR Detachment Repair
  • Severe Trauma Cases: Pearls and Tricks
  • Chorioretinal Resection for Perforating Posterior Trauma
  • Pharmaceutical Management of PVR
  • Is Scleral Buckling Necessary?
  • Management of Subretinal Perfluorocarbon Liquid
  • Use Perfluorocarbon as a Tamponade Agent
  • Treatment of Persistent Hypotony in PVR Eyes
  • Strategy for the Primary PVR Surgery
  • Abstract Presentations
  • Panel Discussion

Medical Retina: Diabetic Macular Edema and Diabetic Retinopathy

  • Diagnosis and Management of Macular Ischemia in Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Identifying Eyes that will Develop Vision Threatening Retinopathy
  • Long Term Outcomes of Anti-VEGF Therapy for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: Year 5 Protocol S Outcomes
  • Optimizing DME Treatment with Decreased Injection Frequency with Long-term Steroid Implants
  • Rescuing those with Poor Anti-VEGF Treatment Response
  • Long-term Anti-VEGF Treatment Outcomes
  • Matching Diabetic Choroidopathy to Retinopathy: A Classification System of OCT Findings
  • Anti-VEGF/Anti-Angiopoietin-2 Bispecific Antibody RG7716 in Diabetic Macular Edema
  • Peripheral Diabetic Retinopathy as a Risk Factor for the Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Integrin Antagonism for DME
  • Kallikrein Inhibitor for DME
  • Abstract Presentations
  • Panel Discussion

LUNCH PROGRAM │ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Don’t miss this opportunity to engage faculty and colleagues in a smaller group setting. Speakers will deliver didactic presentations on a hot topic and then take questions from the audience. Lunch will be provided.

GENERAL SESSIONS │ 1:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Controversies and Debates

  • Is Digital Visualization Surgery Necessary in Practice? Pro vs. Con
  • Is It Necessary to Limit Internal Membrane Flaps in Macular Hole Surgery? Pro vs. Con
  • Is Intraoperative OCT Ready for Prime Time? Pro vs. Con
  • Is Scleral Buckling Still a Useful Technique? Pro vs. Con
  • What is the First Line of Treatment for Center Involved DME? Steroids vs. Anti-VEGF
  • Should Vitrectomy be the Primary Therapy for Endophthalmitis? Pro vs. Con
  • What is the First Line of Treatment for Chronic CSCR? PDT vs. Mineralocorticoid-receptor Antagonists vs. Micropulse Laser
  • What is the First Line of Treatment for PCV? PDT plus Anti-VEGF vs. Anti-VEGF Monotherapy
  • Is Telemedicine for Ophthalmology Evaluations Ready for Prime Time? Pro vs. Con
  • Is Pneumatic Retinopexy Useful? Pro vs. Con

RETINAWS

Join us for a video-oriented surgical course where we’ll discuss complex vitreoretinal surgery, rare surgical cases and unique surgical techniques. Faculty from around the world will present on how they perform certain tasks and describe why they execute them the way do.

Young Retina Specialist Meeting

Insight and tips for physicians who are just beginning their careers.