The Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce that they will be hosting the 63rd Annual Walter Wright Symposium from December 6th to 7th, 2024!

The 63rd Annual Walter Wright Symposium will encompass an action-packed agenda for cataract surgeons and the comprehensive ophthalmologist. With this meeting, you will look at cataract surgery innovations and inspirations since it is the 75th anniversary of the 1st IOL inserted by Sir Harold Ridley! You will delve into preop diagnostics and discussion with patients and take the journey to intraoperative technologies and techniques, and finally finish by exploring post op care and dealing with surprises. The University of Toronto has some of the most highly regarded international cataract surgeons invited who will inspire you and guide you through all these steps and challenging cases as well.

They will also have the Cataract Coach symposium and some amazing talks on cataract surgery challenges and complications. Also, cataract surgery in eyes with other co-morbities, unexpected outcomes and how to best manage. Through these different viewpoints, they aim to provide key practical pearls for residents, fellows, community, and academic ophthalmologists as well as allied health personnel. The University of Toronto look forward to connecting and engaging with you at this year’s symposium.

The symposium will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (255 Front St W)

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This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim a maximum of 10.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).