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50826 Refractive Vitreoretinal Surgery

Date: Fri 12/08/2022 - Sat 13/08/2022

Provider: Cornea and Contact Lens Society

Optometrist Credits: 0.33 General

Event Type(s): Conference


In days gone by a talk titled “refractive vitreoretinal surgery” was likely a misnomer, with VR surgery mostly focused on anatomical success over refractive outcomes. However,  the art of vitreoretinal surgery has advanced significantly in recent years along with the visual expectations of our patients.  In this talk we discuss the complex interplay between various VR conditions and their refractive implications,  and vice versa anterior segment/refractive pathology that might impact the vitreous and retina.  We review the evidence around these conditions and my personal experience when trying to achieve the best outcomes for both the retina and the refraction.

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Hilton Hotel
147 Quay Street
New Zealand

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