Save Sight Institute looks forward to welcoming our Italian ophthalmology colleagues to Sydney in November 2014 for a three day Preceptorship Program.
There will be a strong emphasis on sharing knowledge and best-practice regarding medical retina and age related macular degeneration.
The following short video provides an overview of the Save Sight Institute, the programme we have prepared for you, and the city of Sydney.
Questions may be directed to the presenters outside of the seminar via this online form
Head of Discipline, Associate Professor
Sub-specialty area: glaucoma, cataract, paediatric and genetic ophthalmology and clinical electrophysiology.
Clinical cases: Vision loss resulting in night blindness, photophobia; late onset visual loss cases.
Professor, The University of Sydney.
Sub-specialty area: macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease.
Clinical cases: updates of clinical trial results for diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion and macular telangiectasia and müller cells.
Associate Professor, The University of SydneySub-specialty area: retina, uveitis.Clinical cases: presentation of cases which may or may not be wet AMD. This will include cases which are not wet AMD that may be confused with wet AMD.
|Svetlana CherepanoffSenior Research Fellow, The University of Sydney|
Sub-specialty area: anatomical pathology (including cytopathology). Research interests include degenerative diseases of the retina and uveal melanoma.
Clinical Senior Lecturer, The University of Sydney.Sub-specialty area: Retina, vitreoretinal surgery and macular disease.Clinical cases: Misdiagnosis of a vitelliform lesion as neovascular AMD; Polypoidal CNV treated with intravitreal anti-VEGF.
Associate Professor, The University of SydneySub-specialty area: neuro-ophthalmology, strabismus, electrodiagnosis.Clinical cases:
Honorary Associate, The University of Sydney.Sub-specialty area: medical retina.Clinical Cases: OCT and histopathological correlates will be demonstrated in the following cases:
Clinical Associate Lecturer, The University of Sydney.Session details: causes of vision loss in Australia, the cost of poor vision and cost to the community.
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