The course focused mainly on the surgical use of complex retinal detachment cases and featured lectures given by the world’s best retinians, such as Stanley Chang (USA), Adrian Koh (Singapore), David Keegan (Ireland), Matteo Forlini (Italy) and Robert Rejdak (Poland). During the course, participants also performed surgeries with animal eyes and simulators and they used a robotic arm. With that it was claimed to put into practice the progress of the vitreous retinal surgery to improve the daily care of the patients.
Dr. Amanda Rey, member of the Department of Retina and Cataracts of the Catalan Institute of Retina, has won the award for best video communication during the 47th Congress of the Catalan Ophthalmology Society. The video, titled Intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography in vitreoretinal surgery, was made in collaboration with Dr. Ignasi Jürgens, medical director of […]
What is a retinal detachment? The retina is a light sensitive eye layer located at the back of the eye. A retinal detachment is simply a separation of the retina from the wall of the eye to which it is normally attached. What are the risk factors for retinal detachment? Retinal detachment affects, […]
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