Retina SIG Symposium: Retinal 911: Urgencies, Emergencies and Retinal Repair
Friday, November 9 | 10:00 AM to Noon
The first part of this symposium will explore retinal urgencies and emergencies. A litany of retinal conditions that must be handled expediently in order to avoid catastrophic vision loss or visual morbidity will be reviewed, triage instructions with timeliness emphasized and medical treatment and medical follow up will be discussed. The second part delves into new advances in retinal tear and retinal detachment (RD) repair. All new techniques for tear and RD repair will be reviewed with emphasis on new advances including scleral buckles, pneumatic retinopexy, 27G needle vitrectomies, laser retinoplexy, cryotherapy, perfluorocarbon C3F8 injection, air/gas tamponade, etc. Speakers: Jerimiah Brown, Jr., MS, MD and Stephen Huddleston, MD.