Category Archives: Retina

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 […]

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.

Innovation in Retina Research Award
Mar 30th, 2021

CALL FOR AWARD SUBMISSIONS Submissions for the Innovation in Retina Research Award being offered by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) with the support of Bayer Inc. are now being accepted. The Award is open to residents or fellows enrolled in a Canadian clinical training program. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm ET on May […]

DOVS GRAND ROUNDS – Mystery Retina & Posterior Uveitis Case Panel
Jan 18th, 2021

Date: Friday January 22, 2021 Time: 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Topic:  Mystery Retina & Posterior Uveitis Case Panel Speaker: Dr. Nupura Bakshi Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83345429640?pwd=NlV6enZRd0Yybm9vR1dmQkRqVFF6QT09 Passcode: d0puGL Learning Objectives:  1. To review clinical approaches to atypical presentations of retinal disease 2. To review differential diagnoses and multimodal imaging in retinal disease

Retina World Congress
Jan 4th, 2021

The Retina World Congress will take place February 6-9, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel. Retina World Congress is a non-profit organization dedicated to uniting international professionals to foster dialogue and to generate consensus about retinal diseases, emerging technologies and treatments, best practices and clinical research. Our biennial meeting is […]

DOVS RETINA CONNECT ROUNDS – Macular Hole Repair
Dec 1st, 2020

Date: Tuesday December 8, 2020 Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Topic: Macular hole repair Discussion: History of macular hole repair Classification consensus project Various surgical repair options Results and Graft survival for Autologous Retina Transplantation for both primary and recurrent macular holes. Speakers: Tamer MahmoudAssociated Retina ConsultantsProfessor, Oakland University Gary AbramsChief, Retina, Kresge Eye […]

WHO’s Diabetic Retinopathy screening: a short guide (2020)
Dec 1st, 2020

November, 2020 This guide is designed for policy-makers, public health leaders and senior clinicians involved in planning, designing and implementing diabetic retinopathy screening programmes in the WHO European Region. The purpose of screening is to identify people with diabetes who are at higher risk of developing sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy so that early treatment or intervention […]

Virtual Retina Case Conference Canada 2020
Nov 17th, 2020

Virtual Retina Case Conference Canada 2020 will take place on Saturday, November 21. While cases for presentation are no longer being accepted, registration for the meeting is still open. Join your colleagues for a day of interactive case discussions mixed with presentations from our guest lecturers, Dr. Carl Regillo from Wills Eye and Dr. Wai-Ching […]

RETINA CONNECT: The Ambiguity of Pachychoroid
Oct 23rd, 2020

Date: October 27, 2020 Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Title: The Ambiguity of Pachychoroid Speaker: Dr. Rick Spaide, Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York Panelist: Nadia Waheed, Tufts University Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85794432915?pwd=T0Z1NGN5eFMxdXFsbFp2UG9yVmEwQT09Passcode: connect