51st Annual Retina Society Meeting
The Annual Retina Society Scientific Meeting was held recently in San Francisco where multiple Mid Atlantic Retina Doctors and Fellows presented on a wide array of topics. Our very own, Dr. Ho serves as the current Retina Society Vice President, and helped put together the weekend program as well.
Among our doctors, Dr. Chiang presented on Diabetic Retinopathy with "Patients Ultra-Responsive to Treatment in DRCR.net Protocol S With >/=4-Step Improvement in Diabetic Retinopathy Severity”. Dr. Hsu also presented on the topic of Diabetic Retinopathy with his presentation titled, "Outcomes of Eyes Lost to Follow-Up with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy that received Panretinal Photocoagulation vs Intravitreal Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor”. Dr. Regillo presented on Diabetic Retinopathy as well, with "Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (VEGF-A)/Anti-Angiopoietin-2 (Ang-2) Bispecific Antibody RG7716 in Diabetic Macular Edema (DME): Efficacy and Safety Results from the Phase 2 BOULEVARD Randomized Clinical Trial (RCT)". Dr. Gupta presented on Age-related Macular Degeneration with this presentation titled, "Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Following Intravitreal Injection of Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor: The Risk Factors and Outcomes". In addition to serving as Vice President, Dr. Ho also moderated a surgical session.
Our current fellows, excelled in their presentations as well. Dr. Obeid, presented a surgery poster on the, "Comparison of Residual Subfoveal Fluid by Intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography After Macula Involving Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Repair Using Direct Drainage, Drainage Retinotomy, or Perfluoro-n-Octane”. Dr. Storey presented on, "Prefilled Ranibizumab Syringes and Endophthalmitis following Intravitreal Injection”. Dr. Brokar, presented on the topic of Age-related Macular Degeneration, with her presentation on, "Endophthalmitis Rates after Bilateral Same Day Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections”. Lastly, Dr. Su gave a surgery presentation titled, "Refractive Outcomes After Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Scleral Fixated Intraocular Lens with Gore-Tex Suture”.