• AAO 2019: Retina

    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.