Category Archives: Subspecialities

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 […]

The Second issue of the 2021 Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Surgery is Online!
Jul 13th, 2021

The Second issue of the 2021 Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Surgery isonline. This program celebrates the ASCRS Film Festival and features an outstanding array ofaward-winning videos. After each video, Dr. Robert Osher interviews Dr. Shachar Tauber,Chairman of the Film Festival, allowing the viewer to understand the judge’s perspective. The program is as […]

Peut-on réapprendre à voir quand on a perdu la vision ? | Cynthia Qian | TEDxUmontreal
Jul 13th, 2021

Dr. Cynthia Qian presents two revolutionary methods to help people with inherited retinal diseases to regain their vision. Gene therapy for young children whose disease is at an early stage, and the bionic eye for people who may have completely lost their sight. Blindness is no longer a fatality. Explanation in video.

Virtual-Vancouver Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Meeting
Jul 13th, 2021

This year’s Vancouver Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus meeting will be held online on Friday, September 10. Please see for details. Please note registration is not open yet but will be available shortly.

Jun 28th, 2021

Date: Monday June 28, 2021 Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Registration link: 8Yr3m1

PCC Rounds-Specialty Contact Lenses: Seeing People Who Can’t See Me
Jun 20th, 2021

Joint International Rounds with Precision Cornea Centre (Ottawa, Canada) Topic: Specialty Contact Lenses: Seeing People Who Can’t See Me Presenter: Brittany Yelle, OD Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm Register Here Ottawa Leads: Kashif Baig, MD and Brittany Yelle, OD The Precision Cornea Centre International Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) […]

Jun 17th, 2021

Thursday June 17, 2021 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Topic: Dehydrated amnion graft:  Indications and pearls for success Speakers: Drs. Michael Mimouni and Clara Chan Register in advance for this webinar: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Objectives: 1. To review the indications for using amniotic […]

Talking About Glaucoma Podcast
Jun 9th, 2021

The Talking About Glaucoma podcast has been around since 2009. In each episode, Dr Robert Schertzer, a Vancouver-based glaucoma specialist, talks with a different glaucoma colleague about a hot topic in glaucoma. Episodes have included discussions about new surgical devices, landmark clinical trials and basic bread and butter glaucoma principles. If you get more out […]

Reports of Myocarditis/pericarditis after COVID-19 vaccination
Jun 8th, 2021

June 3, 2021 Communiqué to health practitioners Reports of Myocarditis/pericarditis afterCOVID-19 vaccination. Given the international reports and attention relating to myocarditis and pericarditis following vaccination with mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, the Public Health Agency of Canada has prepared this communiqué that can be shared with your health practitioner networks or that can be used to inform […]