San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Inherited Retinal Diseases Specialist Michel Michaelides explains the Boggy macula.
The presentation covers the following points:
- Retinal anatomy and function will be discussed with particular attention to the macula
- Macular structural and functional specialisation will be explained
- Clinical examination, retinal imaging, and functional testing will be discussed with respect to the Macula
- A broad range of causes of Macular Swelling will be discussed including Diabetes Mellitus, Central Serous Retinopathy, AMD, Inflammation, Inherited Retinal Disease, and Post-operative (e.g. Cataract)
- Current and emerging treatment modalities will be discussed including topical, oral, intravitreal and sub-retinal delivery.
About Mr Michel Michaelides BSc MB BS MD(Res) FRCOphth FACS - Inherited Retinal Diseases Specialist.
Michel Michaelides is Professor of Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital in the departments of Medical Retina, Inherited Eye Disease and Paediatric Ophthalmology; and is a Department of Health funded Professor at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. He is a recipient of a career development award from the Foundation Fighting Blindness (USA) – an award which is rarely given to non-US applicants; and has gained membership of the highly prestigious Macula Society in the USA.
He is a recipient of a career development award from the Foundation Fighting Blindness (USA) – an award which is rarely given to non-US applicants; and has gained membership of the highly prestigious Macula Society in the USA.
He has undertaken a medical retina and genetics clinical fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and a combined ophthalmic genetics and paediatric ophthalmology clinical and research fellowship at the internationally renowned Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA.He undertook a period of dedicated research (2002-2004), with his doctoral thesis entitled: ‘Cone and Central Receptor Dystrophies – A Clinical and Molecular Genetic Investigation’.
He undertook a period of dedicated research (2002-2004), with his doctoral thesis entitled: ‘Cone and Central Receptor Dystrophies – A Clinical and Molecular Genetic Investigation’.
Mr Michaelides is a Professor of Ophthalmology at University College London based at the Institute of Ophthalmology, one of the leading vision research centres in the world, and a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, one of the largest and oldest eye hospitals in the world.
In terms of his clinical role, he is a Consultant in the Departments of Medical Retina, Inherited Eye Disease and Paediatric Ophthalmology, having regular clinics in both adult and paediatric inherited and non-inherited retinal disease. He is regularly involved in delivering therapies for retinal disease, including intravitreal treatments and laser treatments, both with conventional laser and photodynamic therapy.
The evening commences at 18:30 with finger food by Sally Clarke with cheeses and cold meats, fresh bread, crudites, tiny pies and sparkling drinks to welcome you. We'll begin the presentation at 19:00 with a short Q & A session afterwards followed by networking and drinks.
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Are there any credits available for this lecture?
There are 2 CPD / CET points are available for this lecture.
When & Where
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