VBS is excited to bring you a series of virtual retina activities intended to bring the VBS community together to discuss the most exciting surgeries and developments in our field. The virtual series format will include speakers and panelists with robust discussion and an interactive format whereby audience members are encouraged to participate.

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Part Two: June 24, 2020

Part Three: July 29, 2020

Part Four: August [TBA]

VBS 8: Virtual Series Part One

When You Play the Game Of Thrones

April 20, 2020  |  8:30 PM EDT

The VBS Annual Meeting returns in a social distancing- compliant fashion with VBS 8: Virtual Series Part One, featuring a discussion of COVID-19 impact on academic and private retina institutions, pearls for subretinal gene therapy surgery and pneumatic retinopexy, first-time presentation of clinical trial results, and classic surgical debate.

Moderators: Drs. Mrinali Gupta, Jay Sridhar, Charles Wykoff, and Yoshihiro Yonekawa


Dr. Rohit Lakhanpal

COVID-19 Impact in NYC

Dr. Royce Chen

Practice Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. James Vander

Thinking Outside the Bubble with Pneumatic Retinopexy

Dr. Rajeev Muni

Subretinal Gene Therapy Surgery

Dr. Ninel Gregori

Medical Retina Highlights

1. A Novel Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Hydrogel Intravitreal Implant (OTX-TKI): First Time Data Release

2. Delivering Anti-VEGF Pharmacotherapy with Gene Therapy: Update on Clinical Trial Data

Dr. Robert Avery

ILM Peeling for RRD Debate, PRO
ILM Peeling for RRD Debate, CON

Dr. Gaurav Shah

Dr. Caroline Baumal

Concluding Remarks

Dr. Charles Wykoff

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