Video – Orbis Speaker Series: Experiences and Opportunities in International Eye Health

For this special Orbis Speaker Series event, we teamed up with the Canadian Council of Ophthalmology Residents (CCOR). Dr. Hunter Cherwek dives into the world of our Orbis Volunteer Faculty and discusses his personal experiences throughout his incredible career. Attendees also heard from three speakers who have recently graduated and their own experiences attending an Orbis trip in 2019. They shared important lessons learned in their schooling, Orbis involvement, and current careers, helping to guide and shape possible new opportunities for attendees.

Guest Speakers: Drs Hunter Cherwek, Dr. Solin Saleh, Dr. Irfan Kherani, Dr. Cristina Bostan

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2022 COS Annual Meeting ePosters and Surgical Videos

2022 ePosters and Surgical Videos are available for on-demand viewing at eposters.cosprc.ca  You can create your account now. You can also visit the ePoster kiosk at the Halifax Convention Centre in the Convention Hall Atrium to view ePosters and Surgical Videos onsite at the 2022 COS Annual Meeting. To create your account, please CLICK HERE.

Recorded Webinar: What You Need to Know About Inherited Retinal Disease in the Age of Molecular Medicine

What you Need to Know About Inherited Retinal Disease in the Age of Molecular Medicine Webinar is now available for download

Dr. Brian Ballios provides a presentation entitled What you need to know about inherited retinal disease in the age of molecular medicine, followed by Q&A with the audience, moderated by Dr. Jim Whelan.

This webinar is co-developed by the COS and Novartis to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity, and balance.

Recorded Webinar: Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Ophthalmology: Insights from Dr. Keith Carter.

Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Ophthalmology: Insights from Dr. Keith Carter Webinar Recording is now available for download. In this 1.5-hour webinar, we will discuss obvious inequities in society and healthcare that everyone can understand. We will share data showing the current state of healthcare disparities and we’ll discuss the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion programs and the minority mentorship program. A lecture by Dr. Keith Carter will be followed by a panel discussion.

Recorded Webinar: Topical Issues in nAMD Addressed by Retina Experts

The recording for the April 28 webinar Topical Issues in nAMD Addressed by Retina Experts is now available. Dr. Jason Noble moderates this webinar featuring presentations by Dr. Tom Sheidow and Dr. Nupura Bakshi.

The Impact of Retinal Fluid and Its Optimal Management in Clinical Practice – Presenter: Tom Sheidow, MD, FRCSC Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Western University

Managing Complications of Anti-VEGF Therapy – Presenter: Nupura Bakshi, MD, FRCSC Assistant Professor Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences University of Toronto This webinar was co-developed by the COS and Novartis and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.

2022 Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Surgery

The first issue of the 2022 Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Surgery is now available for viewing.  It is entitled Great Lectures!  We were fortunate enough to obtain copies of these prestigious lectures featuring Dr. Ehud Assia from Israel who gave the ESCRS Binkhorst Lecture; Mr. Richard Packard from England who gave the Choyce Lecture to the UKISCRS; and Dr. Michael Snyder who recently delivered the Kelman Lecture at the 2021 AAO meeting.     

The VJCRGS is in its 38th year of providing the highest quality of education to anterior segment surgeons around the world.  It is a free member benefit of COS in addition to educating residents, fellows, and private practitioners every quarter.  We hope that you will publish the availability of this new educational program.

Table of Contents

Volume 38, Issue 1, 2022

ESCRS Binkhorst Lecture………………………………………………………………………. Dr. Ehud Assia, Israel

UKISCRS Choyce Medal Lecture………………………………………………… Mr. Richard Packard, England

AAO Kelman Lecture………………………………………………………………………. Dr. Michael Snyder, USA

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The Importance of Eyedrops for Glaucoma Patients

Dr. Rajiv Bindlish delivers The Importance of Eye Drops: Tips, Tricks, and Instructional Lecture.

In support of World Glaucoma Week 2021, Glaucoma Research Society of Canada held a live webinar with Dr. Bindlish who provided an informative lecture on the importance of eye drops for glaucoma patients. He also shared some tips and tricks on administering eye drops, and answered patient questions live. (Please note: for privacy concerns, the Q&A Session was removed from this video.)

Recorded March 9, 2021.

Glaucoma Research Society of Canada funds glaucoma research across Canada and relays the latest findings to its supporters on a regular basis through their website, a bi-annual newsletter and through events such as this. Costs are kept minimal in order to fund as much research as possible – GRSC is fortunate to have an amazing community of supporters along with a skilled board of directors who volunteer their time and efforts. We hope you enjoy! Please visit GRSC’s website for more information.

Visual Field and OCT Tests

Glaucoma Research Society of Canada webinar recording with Dr. Catherine Birt, MA, FRCSC entitled “Visual Field Tests and OCT – What are they and how do we do them?”

From June 7, 2021.

Glaucoma Research Society of Canada funds glaucoma research across Canada and relays the latest findings to its supporters on a regular basis through their website, a bi-annual newsletter and through events such as this. Costs are kept minimal in order to fund as much research as possible – GRSC is fortunate to have an amazing community of supporters along with a skilled board of directors who volunteer their time and efforts. We hope you enjoy! Please visit GRSC’s website for more information.

Sponsored by Allergan, an AbbVie company.

GRSC’s 11th Waxer Lecture

Glaucoma Research Society of Canada (GRSC) – 2021 Annual Supporters’ Meeting featuring the 11th Albert Waxer Lecture presented by Dr. Enitan Sogbesan. He speaks about his research activities in creating a virtual reality app for patient education, treatment adherence and quality of life.

Recorded October 6, 2021.

Glaucoma Research Society of Canada funds glaucoma research across Canada and relays the latest findings to its supporters on a regular basis through their website, a bi-annual newsletter and through events such as this. Costs are kept minimal in order to fund as much research as possible – GRSC is fortunate to have an amazing community of supporters along with a skilled board of directors who volunteer their time and efforts. We hope you enjoy! Please visit GRSC’s website for more information.