| 20 September 2016

Welcome from our CEO

On behalf of Retina International I am delighted to welcome you to our Website - we hope you enjoy your visit! 

Retina International is a patient led umbrella group of 34 active members who are committed to our core objective which is to seek a cure for Retinitis Pigmentosa, Macular Degeneration, Ushers Syndrome and all Allied Dystrophies. For almost four decades Retina International has been dedicated to establishing consensus on emerging issues that will enable all of us to advocate effectively to strengthen our collective voice at a time of great advancement in research and development. 

Retina International will host its annual symposium at the EURetina Conference which takes place in Barcelona from September 7th to 9th. The symposium will feature presentations on the European Reference Network for Rare Eye Disease (ERN-EYE), results from a recent study on the Economic Burden of Blindness in Europe, Patient Reported Outcome Measures and an introduction to RIs toolkit on Genetic Testing to be launched in September. The symposium is open to all delegates and to register simply email us at info@retina-International.org  

The Retina International World Congress (RIWC) i in Auckland, New Zealand is fast appraocheing with february now only five months away! The event will take place from the 7th to 11th of February 2018! We would be delighted if you could join us there. The RIWC is an excellent opportunity to meet with patients affected by all forms of Retinal Disease including Age-Related Retinal Diseases and Inherited Retinal Diseases as well as the scientists and clinicians who are working on the front line of research and innovation. You will learn the latest updates in research and development as well as emerging therapies and the latest on quality of life and rehabilitation initiatives. 

To learn more log onto http://retina2018newzealand.com/ or follow this site for updates! 

Welcome to our website - we hope you enjoy your visit! 

Avril Daly 


Retina International 



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