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Retina Update December 2017 – Faculty

Allen C. Ho, MD and Michael A. Klufas, MD
Program Chairs 

Course Description

Global advances in technology are improving our understanding and ability to treat various retinal diseases.

This update will cover a broad range of subjects from the latest updates in medical and surgical retina care, including emerging opportunities in telemedicine and new vitreoretinal surgical platforms including ultrasonic vitrectomy, culminating in the J. Arch McNamara lecture on advanced bioimplants in ophthalmology.                                                                                                             

At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate new advances in telemedicine screening
  • Incorporate into practice recent study results in the management of a variety of retinal diseases
  • Assess potential future treatments and devices for managing retinal disease

Featured Lecturer

Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD
USC Roski Eye Institute
Arch McNamara Memorial Lecturer


Guest Faculty

Murtaza K. Adam, MD
Colorado Retina Associates

Robert Bergren, MD
Pittsburgh Retina Vitreous Consultants

S.K. Steven Houston, III, MD
Florida Retina Institute

M. Ali Khan, MD
Doheny Eye Institute 

Jayanth Sridhar, MD
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

 Matthew Tennant, MD
Alberta Retina Consultants

 James Whelan, MD
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Andre J. Witkin, MD
Tufts University/New England Eye Center

Wills Eye Hospital Faculty

Allen Chiang, MD
Sunir J. Garg, MD
Omesh P. Gupta, MD
Julia A. Haller, MD
Allen C. Ho, MD
Jason Hsu, MD
Michael A. Klufas, MD
Carl D. Regillo, MD
Arunan Sivalingam, MD
James F. Vander, MD

Accreditation Statement
The Wills Eye Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Wills Eye Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Full Disclosure Policy
All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by Wills Eye Hospital are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s).  Full disclosure will be made at the program.If you have any questions, please contact the Wills Eye Hospital Department of CME at 215.440.3169 or