Retinal disorders discussed at forum

DUBAI — Ophthalmologists from across the UAE gathered at the Welcare Eye Centre recently to attend a special Continuing Medical Education (CME)-accredited forum, registered under the regulatory body of Harvard Medical School.

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Published: Mon 19 Feb 2007, 9:34 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 2:33 AM

The ophthalmic forum represents a move to bring together specialists from across the country to ensure that international standards of excellence are being adhered to. The forum discussed “Electrophysiological Aids in Diagnosis of Retinal Disorders”.

The speakers included Dr Anupama Rao, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Welcare Eye Centre, and Irene Sophia, Optometrist, Welcare Eye Centre. The forum also included a talk by special guest speaker Christina Fasser, President of Retina Suisse and Retina International, a research foundation headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. “Our aim at Retina International is to promote and stimulate research in retinal degenerations, especially by keeping in touch with scientific developments around the world,” explained Dr Fasser.

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