VR in a Day 2019


VR in a Day Meeting

Friday 8th March 2019

Governor’s Hall, St. Thomas’ Hospital, London


ONLY £25 Course Fee (Heavily Subsidised by the Charity Eyehope)

(Free to all KSS and S Thames Trainees)


Previous course comments:

‘This course does what it says on the tin’

‘Everything I needed to know about VR but was afraid to ask’

‘A great course, thanks’

VR in a Day presentations are based on a combination of experience and evidence in order to give a pragmatic view of each topic.

The Programme:

Retinal Detachment Symposium

Normal Vitreous Anatomy, Syneresis, PVD, RD Prophylaxis, past and present, exceptions
Choice of RD procedure, including PVR, Tamponade agents pros and cons
Video demonstration of buckling RD repair
Video demonstration of vitrectomy RD repair 
Expected outcomes, audit, risk stratification, Complications &  unexpected outcomes  
Asymptomatic Retinal Detachment and Retinoschisis

VR complications of anterior segment surgery

Retained Lens Fragments
Pseudophakic RRD
Dislocated IOLs, secondary aphakic correction
Exogenous Endophthalmitis. Standard treatment? Early vitrectomy

Macular Disease

OCT of VR Interface, VMT, Natural history, ocriplasmin.
Macular holes
ERM, lamellar hole, pseudohole, indications for surgery
Sub macular hge: displacement observation vs intervention, patches and rotations  

Vitreous Haemorrhage and Diabetes

Assessment and management of  vitreous haemorrhage 
PDR, laser antiVEGF and vitrectomy
Florid PDR,  Tractional complications of PDR, DME

VR Past Present and Future

Paediatric VR.  Indications and specialist services
Horizons: implants, autologous transplants stem cells, gene therapy
Controversies posture, combined lens surgery, floater vitrectomy…

VR in a Day 2019 Meeting registration fees have been massively reduced!

Early Bird: £20 instead of £155!

Standard fee: £25 instead of £195!


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