Cork Retina Forum
7 June 2018
Date: Thursday 7th June 2018
Time: (6.15pm start)
Venue: Jacob’s on The Mall, 30 South Mall, Cork
Ophthalmic therapeutic focus: Diabetic macular oedema / Retina vein occlusions
6.15pm Registration & tea/ coffee
6.40pm: “The role of intra-vitreal corticosteroids in the management of diabetic macular oedema”
Mr Hemal Mehta, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital, London
7.20pm: “Realistic medicine and recent developments in the treatment of diabetic macular oedema”
Ms Susanna Boytha, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Clinical Lead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.
8.00pm: “Our experience with Ozurdex (dexamethasone intra-vitreal implant 0.7mg) in clinical practice”
Mr John Doris, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, University Hospital Waterford.
8.45pm: Dinner (please advise of special dietary requirements).
Meeting Chair: Mr Eamonn O’Connell, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Cork University Hospital/ South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital.
If you would like to attend, please reply to Fiona Flynn Smith at