News From Day 2

Friday 2nd September

Exciting updates announced in Late Breaking session

A host of exciting data and potentially ground-breaking results which could make a real impact on clinical care for a wide range of retinal diseases were featured at the Late Breaking News session at EURETINA. Global Survey on Management of DME and DR Chaired by Ramin Tadayoni, Jose García Arumí...

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Real world evidence session mines the registries to deliver better patient care

Data registries can be a rich resource of real-world evidence (RWE) to help guide clinical decisions in retinal disease and have become increasingly utilised in recent years. At a special EURETINA symposium entitled “Real-World Evidence (RWE) Registries”, delegates heard how different national and international registries are helping to answer key...

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Slick manoeuvres for silicone oil complications

Although silicone oil has been successfully used by retina surgeons as a tamponading agent for decades, its use can result in a range of complications including keratopathy, glaucoma, hypotony and iritis, among others. Surgical pearls and various strategies to deal with some of these tricky scenarios were outlined in a...

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Free Paper Focus: More equitable access needed for patients with IRDs

Patients with inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) do not have equitable access to best practice genetic testing and counselling services, according to the results of a global survey presented at the 22nd EURETINA Congress. “Greater awareness and training is needed among eye care professionals about inherited retinal degenerations, and the benefits...

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Hamburg Travel Tips

Hamburg highlights If you have some time away from the Congress for a bit of sightseeing, we’ve got you covered with this quick guide to Hamburg’s main tourist attractions. The Rathaus (City Hall) is Hamburg’s seat of government but also a beautiful neo-renaissance building with impressive architecture including a lavish...

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