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Welcome Note

On behalf of Dr. Scott Smith, Chairman of the Eye Institute of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, and Dr. Daniel Martin, Chairman of Cole Eye Institute of Cleveland Clinic Foundation, it is our pleasure to invite you to the First Retina and Uveitis Update by Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, taking place on May 11-12, 2018.

The event brings together faculty from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and the Cole Eye Institute, along with other international experts to examine the topic of current and future management of uveitis and retinal diseases. The two-day symposium will update delegates about significant diagnostic and therapeutic advances in these areas. Sessions will feature the latest research and techniques on medical retina, uveitis, vitreoretinal surgery and imaging.

Francesco Pichi, MD
Chair, 1st Retina and Uveitis Update

Conference Venue: Rosewood Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

CME Accreditation: Health Authority Abu Dhabi designates this activity with a total of 10.75 hours in the Category 1 credit of HAAD Designation.

Target Audience:

  • Retina Specialists
  • Vitreo-retinal Surgeons
  • Uveitis Specialists
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologists
  • Ophthalmic Technicians
  • Nurses

Program Topics:

  • Vitreo-Retinal Surgery
  • Uveitis
  • Medical Retina
  • Imaging Update

Learning Objectives: Symposium

At the end of the symposium, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize new pharmacological and surgical therapies
  • Identify new imaging modalities for retina diseases
  • Compare benefits between the old and new treatments for uveitis and retinal diseases

Learning Objectives: Workshop

At the end of the workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand physics, probe behavior and basic technique of ocular ultrasound
  • Localize pathologies and lesions
  • Obtain the best possible images for diagnosis and reporting
  • Apply knowledge learnt from the workshop to clinical practice