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

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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