Vit-Buckle Society 2021: THE FORCE AWAKENS (Episode 2)

5/20/2021 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

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About the Society:

The Vit-Buckle Society (VBS) is a society of fellowship-trained vitreoretinal surgeons who are committed to sharing innovative strategies for the surgical management of retinal disorders in an environment that fosters collegiality. 

Event Description:

VBS 2021: THE FORCE AWAKENS will consist of two episodes (April 14 and May 20, 2021). 

The second episode includes dynamic video-based surgical presentations with audience participation and interactive debates covering controversies in surgical retina. Topics will include debates on the best features of vitreoretinal surgery platforms and approaches to macular hole repair in addition to pearls on advanced OCT findings and retina job contracts. 

The course is followed by a symposium sponsored entitled “TissueBlue – 1 year post-approval – How has it changed macular surgery?” sponsored by DORC (10:00-10:30 PM ET). 

Academic Program Committee   

Avni Patel Finn, MD

Jay Sridhar, MD

Basil Williams, MD

Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD 

VBS Leadership

Charles C. Wykoff, MD, PhD: President (Board of Trustees)

R. Ross Lakhanpal, MD: Immediate Past President (Board of Trustees)

Audina M. Berrocal, MD: VP, Social Events (Board of Trustees)

R.V. Paul Chan, MD, MSc: (Board of Trustees)

Royce W.S. Chen, MD: VP, Trainee Mentorship (Board of Trustees)

Jorge Fortun, MD: (Board of Trustees)

Mrinali Gupta, MD: VP, Education

Derek Kunimoto, MD, JD: VP, Governance & Compliance (Board of Trustees Emeritus)

Geeta A. Lalwani, MD: VP, Corporate Relations (Board of Trustees)

Charles W. Mango, MD: VP, Secretary (Board of Trustees)

Anton Orlin, MD: VP, Treasurer (Board of Trustees)

Aleksandra Rachitskaya, MD: VP, Membership (Board of Trustees)

Andrew Schimel, MD: VP, Wellness

Jayanth Sridhar, MD: VP, Website & Information Technology

Camila Ventura, MD, PhD: VP, International

Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD: VP, Annual Academic Program

Thomas Albini, MD: (Board of Trustees Emeritus)

John Kitchens, MD: (Board of Trustees Emeritus)

Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA: (Board of Trustees Emeritus) 

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