News From Day 1

Thursday 1st September

Advances in imaging technologies unlock retinal secrets

The EURETINA session on imaging provided a timely update on how modern imaging modalities in the field of retina have greatly enhanced our understanding of common ocular pathologies including diabetic retinopathy (DR), age-related macular degeneration (AMD), central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR), and many rare retinal diseases which were poorly understood before....

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22nd EURETINA Congress opens in Hamburg

Retinal specialists and researchers from across the globe descend on Hamburg for the the 22nd Annual Congress of EURETINA. As one of Germany’s most vibrant port cities, Hamburg provides the ideal backdrop to this year’s gathering of clinicians and surgeons interested in the research and treatment of retinal and macular...

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New approaches bring renewed vigour to the AMD battleground

Methods to improve therapeutic efficacy, enhance patient comfort and compliance and reduce side effects in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration were among the topics highlighted in the opening EURETINA session on AMD. Chaired by Frank Holz and Anat Loewenstein, the symposium provided a broad overview of recent innovations in...

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Surgical creativity on show at RETINAWS symposium

Necessity is the mother of invention and the true test of any surgeon is when things don’t go according to plan. Staying calm, finding creative solutions to complex problems and delving deep in the surgical bag of tricks to rescue difficult situations – these were the key virtues on show...

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EURETINA Mentorship Programme 2022/2023

A helping hand Initial head-to-head meeting of EURETINA mentors and mentees to take place in Hamburg Officially launched last year, the EURETINA mentorship programme is now hitting its stride with the Hamburg Congress providing a welcome opportunity for the first face-to-face meeting between the six designated retinal specialists and their...

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Sustainability is the new byword for EURETINA congress management

Greening the EURETINA Congress As the EURETINA Congress returns as a live, face-to-face event, the importance of reducing waste and limiting the environmental impact of such a major event has not been forgotten in the post-COVID era. The EURETINA Board is committed to placing environmental sustainability at the very heart...

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