News From Day 4

Sunday 4th September

Free Paper Focus: FAF imaging underestimates retinal displacement

Fundus autofluorescence (FAF) does not demonstrate the full extent of retinal displacement that is present following pars plana vitrectomy for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) repair and reveals only the “tip of the iceberg”, according to a study presented at the 22nd EURETINA Congress. “Furthermore, although FAF detects the presence of...

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Symposium showcases cutting-edge retinal research

A diverse range of topics from the role of blood flow in diabetic retinopathy to a new pipeline treatment for central retinal artery occlusion and an update on the risk of vasculitis after brolucizumab injections were some of the key themes covered in the EURETINA research session. Chaired by Prof...

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Making headway in the battle against inherited retinal diseases

Recent research and developments in gene therapy and cell therapy have shown therapeutic promise in a range of inherited retinal diseases (IRDs), many of which are currently incurable and lead to irreversible vision loss, delegates attending the EURETINA session were told. Chaired by Bart Leroy and Isabelle Audo, the session...

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New treatments changing tumour treatment landscape

Potentially groundbreaking new treatments for uveal melanoma, retinoblastoma and melanocytic lesions were among the noteworthy recent developments highlighted in the EURETINA session on tumours. Chaired by Jens Folke Kiilgaard and Heinrich Heimann, delegates were brought up to date on some of the exciting drugs and new techniques emerging from clinical...

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A treasure trove of retinal resources

The 22nd EURETINA Congress may be over, but delegates are reminded that EURETINA offers a variety of year-round resources for all your educational needs. Much of this educational content is free to access on the EURETINA website and includes a wide range of podcasts, case studies and articles covering a...

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EURETINA video awards highlight surgical skill

An innovative technique to rescue a black nucleus after failed cataract surgery and the utility of using subretinal lavage in persistent subretinal fluid after retinal detachment repair were among some of the vitreoretinal surgical techniques showcased in the 2022 EURETINA Video Awards, with the very high standard of entries this...

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