Waterford Retina Forum

8 June 2018

Date:   Friday 8th June 2018

Time:   6.15pm start

Venue: Waterford Castle, The Island, Co. Waterford

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Ophthalmic Therapeutic Focus: Diabetic Macular Oedema / Retina Vein Occlusions             

6.15pm    Registration & hot buffet dinner              

7.00pm:   “The role of intra-vitreal corticosteroids in the management of diabetic macular oedema”

Mr Hemal Mehta, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital, London

7.40pm:    “Realistic medicine and recent developments in the treatment of diabetic macular oedema”

Ms Susanna Boytha, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Clinical Lead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

8.20pm:    “Our experience with Ozurdex (dexamethasone intra-vitreal implant 0.7mg) in clinical practice”

Mr John Doris, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, University Hospital Waterford.


There will also be an opportunity for a Q&A session and discussion with local Retina doctors.

Meeting Chair: Mr Gareth Higgins, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, University Hospital Waterford.         


If you would like to attend, please reply to Fiona Flynn Smith at