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    Retina Subspecialty Day

    The Art + Science of Retina + Vitreous
    In conjunction with with the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Macula Society, the Retina Society and Club Jules Gonin
    Friday, Oct. 26, 8 a.m. – 5:36 p.m.
    Saturday, Oct. 27, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m
    Program Directors: Richard F. Spaide, MD and Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD

    Review the Retina Subspecialty Day Schedule.


    SYM28 - Surgical Innovations in Retina Across the Americas
    Joint Session of AAO and PAAO
    Monday, Oct. 29, 8:30 – 10 a.m.
    Program Chairs: Jennifer Irene Lim, MD and J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS

    Breakfast with Experts

    B175 - Diabetic Retinopathy
    Cosponsored by the Macula Society
    Tuesday, Oct. 30, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
    Senior Instructor: Barbara Ann Blodi, MD

    Skills Transfer Labs

    LAB129A - Diabetes 2018 Lab: Fluorescein Angiography Interpretation
    Monday, Oct. 29, 9 – 11:30 a.m.
    Course Director: Keye L. Wong, MD

    Instruction Courses

    247 - Retinal Frontiers: Updates in Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy
    Sunday, Oct. 28, 2 – 4:15 p.m.
    Senior Instructor: Christine Nichols Kay, MD

    257 - OCT Angiography in Retinal Diseases
    Sunday, Oct 28, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
    Senior Instructor: David Huang, MD, PhD

    All instruction courses are part of the Academy Plus course pass.

    Access the Program

    Use the Mobile Meeting Guide to access full program information, including abstracts, handouts, posters and videos. The Mobile Meeting Guide can also connect you to other attendees and send you text alert reminders from your planner. Learn more about the Mobile Meeting Guide.

    You can also review the program using the online Program Search. It is part of the meeting registration process, but you do not need to be registered, or logged in, to review the program. When you want to build a schedule, or select favorite sessions, you will need to scroll to the bottom of the search page to log in.

    Review program highlights in the AAO 2018 Highlights brochure. (PDF 1.3MB)

    Finally, look for the printed Meeting Program, the spiral bound condensed program for AAO 2018 and Subspecialty Day, in the meeting bag you pick-up onsite.