Category Archives: For Ophthalmologists

DOVS CORNEA ROUNDS – Goretex Use in Anterior Segment Reconstruction
Jul 29th, 2021

Date: Thursday, July 29, 2021 Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Title: Goretex use in anterior segment reconstruction Speaker: Dr. Mauricio Perez After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Learning Objectives: Main differences between the different types of sutures used in anterior segment reconstruction Goretex use in the […]

Guidelines for Supply Triage During Visudyne (Verteporfin) Shortage
Jul 28th, 2021

Guidelines for Supply Triage During Visudyne (Verteporfin) Shortage July 16, 2021 Visudyne is an essential therapeutic agent for the treatment of specific sight-threatening retinal and choroidal diseases, including choroidal tumours, anti-VEGF resistant neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) and centroserous choroidopathy (CSR). There is an active global shortage of Visudyne, and the next resupply is not […]

Registration Now Open! 52nd Sally Letson Symposium Focusing In: Ophthalmology and Wellness Practice Pearls
Jul 27th, 2021

Sally Letson Symposium Registration NOW OPEN! Note: Early Bird Deadline Ends August 16th  The 52nd Sally Letson Symposium is scheduled to be held virtually on September 11th, 2021. Symposium Organizers: Chair: Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD, L.Ac Co-Chair: Saama Sabeti, MD, MPH, FRCSC Program Description: The 52nd Sally Letson Symposium Focusing In: Ophthalmology and Wellness Practice […]

On Demand Webinar: The New Management of IRD Patients in the Era of Gene Therapy – A Team Approach
Jul 27th, 2021

Learning Webinar Available on Demand A medical education program for a broad Canadian medical audience focused on inherited retinal diseases and gene therapy. It will include 6 short talks (~ 10 min each) on IRD patient journey + Panel discussion on the Multidisciplinary Management of a IRD patient. Archived Webinar Content When to suspect an […]

Teaching Skills For Ophthalmic Educators Online Series
Jul 21st, 2021

DescriptionThis 12-month online series will address the needs of anyone that is interested in teaching ophthalmologists in training and allied ophthalmic personnel. The series consists of 12 individual modules that will cover the foundational principles of instructing adult learners. Topics will include adult learning principles, principles and tools for assessment and online learning, teaching critical […]

Inherited Retinal Dystrophies, Clinical Breakthroughs and Gene Replacement Therapies: Entering a New Era of Medicine
Jul 21st, 2021

Description This is an Educational Webinar Series available on demand. There are Series of 3 webinars focusing on inherited retinal disease presented by Canadian experts discussing inherited retinal dystrophies from symptoms, to diagnosis and treatment options. The role of genetic screening and genetic counseling as part of the patient journey are also presented. Each of […]

DOVS CORNEA ROUNDS – Mystery Cases
Jul 21st, 2021

NO DOVS CORNEA ROUNDS Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021 Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Title: Mystery Cases Speakers: Drs. Larissa Gouvea, Nizar Din and Shai Gendler After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Learning Objectives: 1. Understanding the indications and complexities surrounding Laser Vision Correction on the […]

36th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Congress
Jul 14th, 2021

The first-ever APAO 2021 Virtual Congress will be held from 5 – 11 September 2021. The APAO Virtual Congress will be a seven-day online meeting with a highly-focused Scientific Program chaired by Prof. Charles McGhee, for ophthalmologists and visual scientists to explore new medical technology and other virtual options in the era of pandemic.

22nd International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma (ISGEDR) Meeting
Jul 14th, 2021

22nd ISGEDR Meeting, will be held hybrid (virtual and in person) from September 2nd to 4th 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland, jointly with the European Retinoblastoma Group (EURbG), the Société de Génétique Ophtalmologique Francophone (SGOF), and the European Reference Network dedicated to Rare Eye Diseases (ERN-EYE). The scientific program promises to be outstanding, covering the hotest topics in ocular […]