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“Perseverare Diabolicum”

Mistakes and mishaps in medical and surgical retina.

352 scientific presentations sent by 151 physicians from 29 countries

EVRS Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Study

analysing nearly 2,000 cases

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Retrospective Movie


Saturday, September 12

Duke’s University Symposium

Film of the Session

Duke Surgical Rounds: My Worst Complication

Tamer Mahmoud, Durham, NC, USA (Duke) (Moderator)
Kazuaki Kadonosono, Yokohama, Japan (Chairman)
David Chow, Toronto, Canada
Raymond Iezzi, Rochester, Minnesota, USA (Mayo Clinic)
Eric Postel, Durham, NC, USA (Duke)
Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, Durham, NC, USA (Duke)
Grazia Pertile, Verona, Italy
Carlos Mateo, Barcelona, Spain
Motohiro Kamei, Japan (Osaka)

ASRS Symposium

Film of the session

Kourous A. Rezaei (Moderator)

  • Pneumatic Retinopexy Ron A. Adelman
  • Long-Term Effects of ILM Peeling: OCT Analysis Antonio P. Ciardella
  • Macular Hole Repair Without Facedown Positioning Raymond Iezzi
  • Submacular Heme Displacement With Air Tamer H. Mahmoud
  • Management of Suprachoroidal Effusion Keith A. Warren
  • Near-Infrared Reflectance in Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Keye L. Wong
  • Challenging Macular Holes Paul E. Tornambe
  • The Natural Course of Vitreoretinal Traction Syndrome Jerzy Nawrocki

ALCON Symposium


Kourous A. Rezaei (Course Director)

When the Going Gets Tough The Tough Get Going
A comprehensive video course on retinal misadventures in the operating room.

Faculty: Silvia Bopp, Antonio Ciardella, Levent Karabas, David Martins, Jerzy Nawrocki & Sengul Ozdek


Sunday, September 13

Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Moderated by Ron Adelman & Philippe Koch

Review of Literature and State of Knowledge Ron Adelman Film of the Session
Physiopathological Description of CSCR Film of the Session

Differential Diagnosis & Diagnostic Clues Film of the Session

Treatment Options Film of the Session

EVRS CSCR Study Results Barbara Parolini Film of the Session

Medical Problems Moderated by Agnieszka Nowosielska

Film of the Session

Complicated Cases Linked to IVTs Moderated by Giampaolo Gini

Ocriplasmin Film of the Session

Ozurdex Film of the Session

Anti-VEGF Film of the Session

IVT in General Film of the Session

Complicated Cases Linked to Anterior Segment Moderated by Jean-Paul Amar

Capsulophymosis Film of the Session

Dislocated Lens Film of the Session

Secondary IOL Implantation Film of the Session

Hemorrhages Film of the Session

Relja Zivojnovic Award Ceremony — Award Presented to Mr. David McLeod



Monday, September 14

Vitrectomy Problems Moderated by Barbara Parolini

Film of the Session

23G Complications Collection Jean François Le Rouic

At the Onset of Vitrectomy

At the Conclusion of Vitrectomy

Macular Surgery Problems Moderated by Sengul Ozdek

Interface Peeling Film of the Session

Macular Hole Film of the Session

Retinal Folds Film of the Session

Retinal Detachment Problems Moderated by Didier Ducournau

Complicated RD Repair Due to a MH in a Non Myopic Eye Paul Tornambe LEONE D’ORO 2nd Award

Buckling Complications Film of the session

Strategic Choice Film of the Session

Complicated Cases Film of the Session

PFCL & Silicone Problems Moderated by Mostafa Elgohary

Film of the Session

Trauma & Hemorrhages Moderated by Tarek Hammam

Film of the Session