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Retina International

Learn more about retinal degenerations including the ways in which people with a retinal degeneration see their world. Find out what Retina International does and about its member societies together with contacts in your country.

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10.12.2015 -

FLOREtina 2015
Dear Friends and Colleagues,We're delighted to welcome you to Florence for the 1st FLORetina meeting. read

05.02.2016 -

World Ophthalmology Congress of the International Council of Ophthalmology 2016 - Guadalajara, Mexico
On behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) and the over 200,000 ophthalmologists worldwide, it is my honor and pleasure to invite you to the 2016 World Ophthalmology Congress, the “must attend” global meeting in ophthalmology.With best regards,Hugh R. Taylor, AC, MD
President, International Council of Ophthalmology read

31.03.2016 -

The 7th Worldcongress on Controversy in Ophthalmology (COPHy), Warsaw, Poland
On behalf of the 7th COPHY chairpersons, Prof. Neil Bressler, USA and Prof. Anat Loewenstein, Israel, we would like to announce that preparations for The 7th World Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy) which will take place in Warsaw, Poland on March 31- April 3, 2016, are well under way.


06.07.2016 -

19th Retina International World Congress in Taipei, Taiwan
Foresight - when East meets West, that is the theme of the next Retina International World Congress, which is due to be held in Taiwan in July 2016. The Congress is organised by Retinitis Pigmentosa Taipei assisted by long-time Retina International member, Retina Hong Kong. read

26.08.2016 -

Patientenseminar über Chorioideremie des Arbeitskreises der PRO RETINA Deutschland
Der Arbeitskreis plant wieder ein Chorioideremie Patientenseminar in der Nähe von Frankfurt. read



Eye treatment may soon be first gene therapy approved in U.S.
Originally published in the New York Times October 5, 2015 by Andrew Pollack.To read the whole article please click here! read


Press Release 05th october 2015
Spark Therapeutics treatment for Form of LCA on course to become the first gene therapy to be approved in the USA read


Manchester Royal Eye Hospital implants first AMD patient in the world with the Argus II Retinal Porsthesis
Initial tests on 80-year-old with no central vision show that "bionic eye" treatment allows patient to see the outline of people again.To read more please click here! read


First CEO appointed to Retina International
Dear allThe MC and myself have the privilege and pleasure to inform you that Avril Daly, present CEO of Fighting Blindness Ireland, was appointed by the MC to be the first CEO of Retina International. Avril Daly will join Retina International later this year to take up this newly created post. read