Washington Retina Symposium October 6, 2018

About the Event

The 28th Annual Washington Retina Symposium, co-hosted by The Retina Group of Washington and The Washington Hospital Center, will be held on Saturday, October 6, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner (1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA).

The theme for this year’s conference will be "Innovations in Ophthalmology". Accordingly, the Symposium’s objectives include:

  • Promoting excellence in the study & practice of ophthalmology by encouraging discussion of new research findings, and innovative advances in vitreoretinal surgical instrumentation and technique.
  • Sharing current knowledge and the exchange of ideas regarding the surgical management of complex anterior segment disease, as well as novel approaches to anterior segment surgery.
  • Updating & enhancing the understanding of advances in the medical and surgical treatment of vitreoretinal dystrophies and pediatric retinal disease.
  • Updating current knowledge regarding the non-surgical management of diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration using advanced imaging as well as the implementation of anti-VEGF agents, corticosteroids, and novel treatments.
  • Demonstrating innovative techniques in the management of uveitis.

Internationally regarded retinal & anterior segment surgeons will deliver keynote presentations along with prominent local retinal faculty in a symposium format including discussions with questions from the audience related to the presented material, followed by lunch.

Course Directors

Aziz A. Khanifar, MD

Eric D. Weichel, MD

Learn More

For more information or additional questions, please contact Danna Thomas at dthomas@rgw.com