Retina Update: Controversies in Retina 2018 :Debates & Discussion (CME)

This course consists of 1 module, with a total of 10 sections.

Completion of this course is worth the following:

  • 3.25 ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit Hour(s)


Retina Update:

Controversies in Retina 2018: Debates and Discussion

Featuring Darius M. Moshfeghi, MD - 2018 J. Arch McNamara Lecturer

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Last Review Date: December 1, 2018

 Wills Eye Hospital, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  (Auditorium 8thFloor)


Omesh P. Gupta, MD MBA andJason Hsu, MD

Program Chairs

Course Description:

With the emergence of new technologies, treatments, and clinical trial results, controversies on how to best manage patients are becoming increasingly evident. The program will focus on several of these “hot” topics in a Pro vs Con debate format followed by active panel discussions.                                                                                                              

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

  • Evaluate treatment options and better understand benefits and risks of each option.
  • 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

Darius M. Moshfeghi, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology

Director of the Retina Division

Director of the Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship

Stanford University

J. Arch McNamara Memorial Lecturer


Guest Faculty

Murtaza K. Adam, MD

Colorado Retina Associates 

Adam T. Gerstenblith, MD

Mid Atlantic Retina Specialists

Rajiv E. Shah, MD

Wake Forest School of Medicine 

Katherine E. Talcott, MD

Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Andre J. Witkin, MD

Tufts University/New England Eye Center

Wills Eye Hospital Faculty

Allen Chiang, MD

Mitchell S. Fineman, MD

Sunir J. Garg, MD

Julia A. Haller, MD

Allen C. Ho, MD

Richard S. Kaiser, MD

Michael A. Klufas, MD

Sonia Mehta, MD

Carl D. Regillo, MD

Arunan Sivalingam, MD

Maxwell S. Stem, 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 3.25 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   

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Course Content

Retina Update 2018 Controversies in Retina 2018: Debates & DIscussion
Tribute to Joe Maguire, MD
Allen Ho, MD and Sonia Mehta, MD - ForeseeHome Monitoring Debate
Jason Hsu, MD and Adam Gerstenblith, MD - OCT Angiography Debate
Allen Chiang, MD and Michael Klufas, MD: Anti-VEGF Injections Debate
Mitchell Fineman, MD and Andre Witkin, MD: Mineralocorticoid Antagonists Debate
Darius Moshfeghi, MD - Retinopathy of Prematurity Innovations
Sunir Garg, MD and Maxwell Stem, MD - Surgical Displacement Debate
Carl Regillo, MD and Katherine Talcott, MD - Sustained Anti-VEGF Delivery or Conventional Injections
Murtaza Adam, MD and Omesh Gupta, MD - Vitrectomy for Vitreous Floaters Debate
James Vander, MD and Richard Kaiser, MD - Scleral-Fixated IOL Debate

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