Dr. Jordi Monés, MD, PhD, the ophthalmologist specialising in macula, retina y vitreous and Director of the Barcelona Macula Foundation: Research for Vision, is to take part in the 48th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Retina Society. The prestigious event will be held on 7-11 October in Paris.
With the finest retina specialists in the world in attendance, the Meeting will play host to debates, round tables and meetings. A variety of posters in the specialty will also be presented.
On Saturday, 10 October, Samir Patel, a member of the Scientific Committee of the Barcelona Macula Foundation, will present a paper entitled “Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Novel Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) Tele-Education System” with Paul Chan MD (New York, NY) and other experts. The aim is to describe the design, implementation and assessment of a tele-education system developed to improve the diagnosis of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) for resident ophthalmologists.
On Sunday, 11 October, Giovanni Staurenghi MD, who is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the BMF, will present the study ”Subretinal Fluid and the Development of Macular Atrophy in Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration Treated with Ranibizumab in HARBOR”.
The mission of the Retina Society is to reduce global blindness by promoting the education and interaction of vitreoretinal specialists, providing optimal care for patients with vitreoretinal diseases. It also encourages ophthalmologists to research, through clinical trials, the development of new treatments to further patient care.
You can find further information about the Meeting using this link.