Several of Mid Atlantic Retina's physicians were involved in the 2016 ARVO conference, the largest international eye research conference, in May 2016. Dr. Hsu presented the study "Comparison of post-injection endophthalmitis rates and characteristics following intravitreal injections of bevacizumab versus ranibizumab versus aflibercept.” Dr. Garg was a co-author on this study. Drs. Garg, Hsu, Spirn, Chiang,... read more
Philadelphia Magazine recently published their 2016 Top Docs edition and recognized Allen Ho, MD, Joseph Maguire, MD, Carl Regillo, MD and James Vander, MD as Top Docs in Philly and the surrounding area.
Congratulations to Dr Allen Chiang who was recently accepted into The Retina Society. The Retina Society was established in 1968 with a mission to reduce worldwide visual disability and blindness by promoting the education and professional interaction of vitreoretinal specialists, providing optimal care for patients with vitreoretinal diseases, and encouraging, through clinical and basic research, the... read more
Dr. Allen Ho was an invited Lecturer at the 120th Japanese Ophthalmological Society meeting in Sendai Japan, April 4-10, 2016. Dr. Ho presented "Potential Future Cell Therapies for Age Related macular Degeneration", "Surgery for Hemorrhagic AMD" and 'Future of Vitreoretinal Surgery".
Dr Richard Kaiser presented "Complex Surgical Techniques in Retinal Detachment Repair" at the 4th Annual Vit-Buckle Society Meeting March 17 - 19, 2016 at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Miami Beach, Florida.
Dr. Carl Regillo was an invited speaker at the 52 Annual Meeting of the Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society in March 2016. Dr. Regillo presented " Retained lens management: Optimizing outcomes", "Current and future wet AMD therapies" and "Diabetic macular edema: Treatment 2016".
Dr. Sunir Garg was an invited speak at the Canadian Retina Society Meeting, March 4-5, 2016 in Mont-Tremblant, Canada. Dr. Garg presented "What intravitreal injections have taught us about endophthalmitis", "Management of retained lens material and secondary intraocular lenses" and "Updates in dry AMD management".
The 2016 Vail Vitrectomy Meeting was held in February, gathering 150 surgeons from 29 countries to present and discuss the latest techniques in vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Allen Ho was the course director and spoke on the "Future of Vitreoretinal Surgery." Dr. Jason Hsu presented "Technique and Short-term Outcomes of 27-gauge Vitrectomy with Gore-Tex Sutured Akreos... read more
Ophthalmic Technician Training--Excellent Opportunity for MA's / CNA's / LPN's looking to move into a specialty field! Mid Atlantic Retina continues to offer our acclaimed Ophthalmic Technician training program, designed to prepare medical professionals to work in the ophthalmic profession. The class will be held at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA beginning March 7, 2016. Upon... read more
The 2016 Atlantic Coast Retina Club & Macula Conference was held in New York, NY on January 8-10. Dr Carl Regillo presented "Vitreomacular Adhesion: Does It Influence the Course of Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration?"