2021 Virtual Advances in Pediatric Retina Course

9/18/2021 9:00 am – 9/19/2021 3:00 pm

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This course will focus on the advances in diagnosis and management of a wide spectrum of pediatric retinal diseases. It will feature interactive panel discussions, with debate about different treatments and surgical approaches to these pathologies and management of complications. Case presentations will include preoperative diagnostic imaging, intraoperative videos, and avoiding, addressing and managing challenges, and complications. 

The objective of this course is to educate the retina and pediatric community around the world regarding advances in management options for a range of common and challenging pediatric retinal diseases through case presentations and discussions by interactive panels of pediatric retinal surgeons and pediatric ophthalmologists. At the end of the course, attendees will have better understanding of current management options for pediatric retinal diseases. 

Topics will include advances in: Retinopathy of Prematurity, Gene Therapy, Pediatric Retinal Surgery, Uveitis/Retinitis, Retinal Disease Imaging, Trauma, Non-surgical Treatments and Challenging Cases, COVID-19 patient care challenges. 

Target Audience:

Pediatric retina specialists, retina specialists and pediatric ophthalmologists. Other members of the pediatric eye care team including optometrists, orthoptists, geneticists and genetic counselors, research coordinators, and imagers, will also find this course useful. 

Course Directors:

Cynthia A. Toth, MD (Course Director)
Co-Director of Duke Pediatric and Optic Nerve Center, Duke Eye Center
Joseph AC Wadsworth Professor of Ophthalmology and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

Lejla Vajzovic, MD (Course Co-Director)
Co-Director of Duke Pediatric and Optic Nerve Center, Duke Eye Center
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Duke University

Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD (Course Co-Director)
Director of Pediatric Retina, John A. Moran Center at the University of Utah
Distinguished Professor and Calvin S. and JeNeal N. Hatch Presidential Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Utah 

Contact Name: Medical Conference Planners Intl.
Email: apr@medconfs.com
Website URL: https://mcpi.cventevents.com/apr2021

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