2018 Midwinter Retina Symposium The Word on Retina

February 17, 2018

This CE activity will review important recent advances that comprehensive ophthalmologists should be aware of such as vitreoretinal medicine, imaging, and surgery.  The conference will teach them how to include them into their clinical practice. 

Target Audience

This educational activity is aimed at:

  • Practicing Ophthalmologists
  • Subspeciatly Ophthalmologists
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Optometrists
  • Medical Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Vision Scientists
  • Retina Photographers

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of ophthalmologic diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy malignancy, and uveitis, in light of new information provided by recent clinical trials.
  2. Discuss best current methods for avoiding endophthalmitis after intraocular procedures. 
  3. Present latest recommendations for screening of hydroxychloroquine retinopathy.
  4. Discuss current science on value of vitamins and genetic testing for macular degeneration.
  5. Discuss value of OCT-A for imaging diabetic retinopathy.
  6. Review new techniques for placing a scleral-fixated an intraocular lens.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Mary Schafer
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-7840
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/17/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/17/2018 - 2:00pm
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 N Watertown Plank Road
Kerrigan Auditorium
Milwaukee 53226
United States

The Medical College of Wisconsin is located on the campus of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Milwaukee. The main entrance is located on 87th street, just south of Watertown Plank Road.

Current road construction will impact travel to MCW. Please visit www.mrmccampus.org/zoo-interchange for more detailed information.

Free parking is available directly across the street from the college main entrance. Event parking signage will be located at the entrance to the lot.

2018 Gary W. Abrams Endowed Lecturer
George A. Williams, MD
Professor & Chair of Ophthalmology
Oakland University William Beaumont
School of Medicine