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 Four: August 18, 2020
8:30-10:30 PM ET

VBS 8: Virtual Series Part Four

Greatest Vits

August 18, 2020  |  8:30-10:30 PM EDT

VBS 8: Virtual Series Part Four – Greatest Vits features talks on oncologic surgery (Dr. Basil Williams); retinal imaging updates (Dr. Amani Fawzi); practice building and physician reviews (Dr. Nika Bagheri); classic surgical debate on giant retinal tear repair (Drs. Dilraj Grewal, Allen Ho & Adrienne Scott); Retina Caliente surgical talks (Drs. Gabriela Lopezcarasa, Virgilio Morales-Canton, & Maria Ana Martinez-Castellanos); and presentation of the 2020 VBS Lifetime Mentorship Award to Dr. George Williams and the 2020 VBS Keynote Presentation Award to Dr. Hugo Quiroz-Mercado. Moderators include Drs. Sabin Dang, Mrinali Gupta & Charles Wykoff. Immediately following the VBS Virtual Series (8:30-10:00pm EST), we will be hosting a Satellite Symposium (10:00-10:30pm) sponsored by DORC entitled "Tissue Blue: Surgeon Experience of the First FDA-approved ILM Stain" (Drs. Jorge Fortun, Jayanth Sridhar & Christina Weng). Please join us for another evening of hard-hitting talks, engaging panel discussions, and robust audience participation. Registration is free.

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VIRTUAL MEETING AGENDA
Moderators: Drs. Sabin Dang, Mrinali Gupta, Charles Wykoff

Introduction

Dr. Andrew Moshfeghi

Best of Oncology Surgery

Dr. Basil Williams

The Giant Retinal Tear Debates

Dr. Dilraj Grewal

Dr. Allen Ho

Dr. Adrienne Scott

Imaging, The Greatest Hits

Dr. Amani Fawzi

Practice Building Pearls as a New Associate

Dr. Nika Bagheri

Retina Caliente

Dr. Maria Ana Martinez-Castellanos

Dr. Gabriela Lopezcarasa

Dr. Virgilio Morales-Canton

Award Presentations Honoring

Dr. Hugo Quiroz-Mercado

Dr. George Williams

Concluding Remarks

Dr. R. Ross Lakhanpal

Satellite Symposium:

TissueBlue – Surgeon Experience of the First FDA-approved ILM Stain (Sponsored by DORC)

Dr. Jorge Fortun

Dr. Jayanth Sridhar

Dr. Christina Weng

VBS 8: Virtual Series Part Three

VBX-Surgeons

July 29, 2020  |  8:30 PM EDT

The VBS Annual Meeting returns in a social distancing- compliant fashion with VBS 8: Virtual Series Part Three! VBS 8: Virtual Series Part Three - X-Surgeons features surgical debates on subretinal fluid drainage techniques during RRD repair (Drs. Steve Charles, Gerardo Garcia, & Avni Finn) and early PPV for PDR (Drs. Maria Berrocal & Yasha Modi), latest updates on the geographic atrophy treatment pipeline (Dr. Carl Regillo), lightening surgical rounds (Drs. Sarah Read, Sara Rahmani, Kimberly Tran, & Nicholas Farber), and a discussion on wellness during the COVID-19 era (Dr. Andrew Schimel). Our moderators include Drs. John Kitchens, Thomas Albini, & Priya Sharma Vakharia. Immediately following the VBS 8 Virtual Series event (8:30-10pm EST), we will host a symposium (10-11p EST) sponsored by Genentech featuring David Eichenbaum, MD on Exploring the Role of Angiopoietins in Retinal Disease. Registration is free.

VBS 8: Virtual Series Part Two

Vitrectomy in the Wild

June 24, 2020  |  8:30 PM EDT

The VBS Annual Meeting returns in a social distancing- compliant fashion with VBS 8: Virtual Series Part Two! We will be featuring an evening of world-class talks, including discussion on the evolution of practice patterns during COVID-19, latest developments in managing mild DME, scleral buckling pearls, and the return of the world-famous annual VBS Complications Session in a virtual format. Also included will be dynamic panel discussions, and our usual lively VBS audience participation. Registration is free.

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.

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