Dr. Vladimir Poposki, ophthalmologist from the Retina and Vitreous Department at ICR, has participated as a moderator and speaker in the 20th edition of the International Congress of the EVRS, the European Vitreo-Retinal Society, held in Capadoccia (Turkey), from August 31st to September 3rd.

This world-wide meeting has focused in retina combined surgeries, current medical treatments and the latest advances in this specialty. Dr. Poposki has been one of the moderators of this reference congress in the field of ophthalmology, during one of its main sessions: “Actualizaciones sobre enfermedades vasculares de la retina (Updates on retinal vascular diseases)”.

During the scientific event, Dr. Poposki has also presented a communication about the pilot study “Psychophysical changes due to visual loss in diabetic patients”. This project, carried out by professionals from Catalonia and Argentina, explains how diabetic macular edema (DME), one of the main causes of visual impairment and avoidable blindness in working-age population, may affect the quality of life of the patient, given that the progress of the disease usually entails relevant mental, social and physical consequences.

The aim of this clinical investigation, lead by Dr. Poposki, is to evaluate the changes in the quality of life, estimate the index of visual funcion and determine its influence in patients with moderate and severe DME. During his speach, the doctor has presented the methodology of investigation, the results and analysis and finally he has finished with the conlusion that diabetic macular edema (DME) first affects a mental component, then social abilities and eventually the physical condition.

All in all, a study that Dr. Poposki has presented to hundreds of retina subspecialized ophthalmologists from all over the world. Dr. Poposki values his participation as “a great honor to be the moderator of one of the most important sessions of this European congress” and he congratulates the organization and the steering committee “for the personal treatment shown, as well as for the international recognition of ICR”.

Medical content revised by - Last revision 23/09/2023

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