• AAO 2019: Retina

    The following are highlights from AAO 2019. Find the entire retina program online through Program Search. Click the red "Filter" button at the top of the page, then choose the "Topics" menu to refine your search results by "retina, vitreous".

    Retina Subspecialty Day

    I²—Inspire Innovation
    In conjunction with with the American Society of Retina Specialists, the Macula Society, the Retina Society and Club Jules Gonin
    Friday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 12, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Program Directors: Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD and Judy E. Kim, MD


    SYM17 - A New Retina Explosion?
    Co-sponsored by the Retina Society
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Program Chairs: Allen C. Ho, MD and Jeffrey S. Heier, MD

    SYM50 - Delivery of Therapeutics to the Posterior Ocular Segment
    Co-sponsored by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Program Chairs: Hans E. Grossniklaus, MD and Justine R. Smith, MD

    SYM54 - Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Endophthalmitis
    Co-sponsored by the Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    Program Chairs: Cecilia S. Lee, MD and Savitri Sharma, MD

    Skills Transfer Labs

    LAB100 - Sutured and Sutureless Scleral Buckling: A Hands-on Practicum
    Saturday, Oct. 12, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Course Director: Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA 

    LAB142 - Project Human Genome: Genetic Testing for Inherited Eye Diseases
    Monday, Oct. 14, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Course Director: Veeral Shah, MD 

    Instruction Courses

    218 - Diagnostic Ophthalmic Ultrasonography
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
    Senior Instructor: Brandy H. Lorek

    262 - What You Need to Know About Pathologic Myopia
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  
    Senior Instructor: Kyoko Ohno-Matsui, MD

    612 - Controversies in the Management of Open-Globe Injuries Involving the Posterior Segment
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  
    Senior Instructor: William F. Mieler, MD

    629 - Management of High-Risk ROP in the 21st Century: Thermal-Destructive vs. Pharmacologic Treatment
    Monday, Oct. 14, 3:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Senior Instructor: Michael T. Trese, MD

    661 - Intravitreal Injections: Techniques, Complications and Setting Up an Injection Practice
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Senior Instructor: Sophie J. Bakri, MD

    679 - Retinoblastoma 2019: They Live and See!
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. 
    Senior Instructor: Santosh G. Honavar, MD

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