International Jointly Sponsored Webinar Programs

New Intercontinental Series: Cutting Across Continents

registration Link for June 26: Joint Session with ASRS and Societies from the Americas

Archived Events

Joint Session on Surgical Cases With the ASRS and the Vitreoretinal Society of India

The webinar held May 22, 2024 covered surgical management of diabetic tractional retinal detachments; Fibrin Glue to successfully close retinal breaks in complex retinal detachments; endoscopy in retinal surgeries; IOFB management; dealing with difficult posterior hyaloid and PVR membrane dissection.

Cutting Across Continents Jointly Sponsored by the ASRS, Japanese Retina and Vitreous Society, Taiwan Retina Society and Korean Retina Society

On April 26, 2024, as part of the Intercontinental Series, moderators Sunir Garg, MD, FASRS, and Yodpong Chantarasorn, MD, hosted a webinar featuring lively presentations on retinal surgical management by renowned experts from Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and Hong Kong. Topics included: Tips for Encircling & Buckling, Principles and Tips for Removal of Scleral Buckles, Surgical Management for Infectious Uveitis, Transitioning Your Practice to the Novel Heads-up VRS, and Surgery for Large Ciliary Body Tumor with Ab-externo Excision.


Joint Session on Surgical Cases with the ASRS, Singapore Society of Ophthalmology, Taiwan Retina Society, and Thai Retina Society 

On March 13, 2024, as part of the Intercontinental Series, moderators Sunir Garg, MD, FASRS, ASRS international affairs chair, and Yodpong Chantarasorn, MD, Asia/Pacific, ASRS international liaison, hosted a lively discussion on retinal management and treatments by renowned experts from East Asia and the United States. Topics included: diabetic vitrectomy, submacular hemorrhage management, suprachoroidal hemorrhage management, surgery for myopic traction maculopathy, and familiarizing macular buckling using common silicone elements.

Management of Diabetic Retinopathy: DME and PDR in the Middle East and Africa

The ASRS International Affairs Committee, along with the Nigerian Vitreoretinal Society and the Arab African Society of Retina Specialists, hosted 'Management of Diabetic Retinopathy: DME and PDR in the Middle East and Africa' on October 25, 2023. Listen in as experts from Africa and the Middle East discuss treatments for diabetic macular edema and proliferative diabetic retinopathy. 

Fixing Challenging Retinal Detachments From Across the Western Hemisphere

This international webinar, sponsored by the ASRS in conjunction with the Mexican Retina Association, Canadian Retina Society, and Pan-American Retina & Vitreous Society, was held on May 2, 2023. The event was moderated by Sunir J. Garg, MD, FACS, FASRS. Presenters included, Nina Berrocal, MD, FASRS, Gerardo Garcia-Aguirre, MD, Lihteh Wu, MD, and Rajeev H. Muni, MD, MSC, FRCS(C), FASRS.

Highlights include discussion about pneumatic retinopexy, tips for fixing diabetic traction detachments, help for eyes in people with Stickler's syndrome, and retinal detachment repair in eyes with concurrent macular holes.