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Founded in 1971, Associated Retinal Consultants is one of the largest retina subspecialty practices in the United States, with 20 physicians practicing in 15 locations across Michigan.

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Dr. Antonio Capone, Jr., and Dr. Kimberly Drenser gave the “Pediatric Retinal Presentation” at the Michigan OKAPS Review Course via Ascension Macomb-Oakland, February 12, 2021

Dr. Alan Ruby gave the “Retina Presentation” at the Michigan OKAPS Review Course via Ascension Macomb-Oakland, February 11, 2021

Dr. Michael Trese presented, “Controversies in Retinal Detachment ROP: Utility, Timing, Outcomes”, at the ROP Update 2020 Virtual Meeting, December 5, 2020

Dr. Jeremy Wolfe presented, “Eye on Intraocular Pressure (IOP): Monitoring IOP when Administering Ozurdex”, at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Virtual Meeting, Retina Session/Live Broadcast, November 15, 2020

Dr. Tamer Mahmoud was an Instructor for “Your First 20 Dates With the Internal Limiting Membrane: Tips on Macular Surgery Techniques for Beginners” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Virtual Meeting, November 11, 2020

Dr. George Williams was an instructor for “Systemic Therapeutic Agendas and Retinal Toxicity (and Illicit Drugs as Well) at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Virtual Meeting, November 12, 2020

Dr. Tarek Hassan was an invited guest speaker and presented, “New Concepts in Surgical Sterility”, for the Argentine Retina and Vitreous Society (SARyV) online platform, October 24, 2020

Dr. Lisa Faia presented “Long-Term Outcomes of Sutureless Intrascleral Fixation of Intraocular Lens with Pars Plana Vitrectomy in Patients with Posterior or Panuveitis” at the Retina Society Virtual Meeting on September 21, 2020.

Dr. Antonio Capone, Jr. was the Moderator for the Pediatric Panel at The Retina Society virtual meeting, September 8, 2020.

Dr. Michael Trese received the Secretariat Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in September, 2020

Dr. Jeremy Wolfe presented “Wet AMD Symposium #5” at the American Society of Retina Specialists Virtual Meeting, July 26, 2020

Dr. Kimberly Drenser was a Panelist for “Pediatric Take Home Panel” for the American Society of Retina Specialists Virtual Meeting, July 26, 2020

Dr. Tarek Hassan presented “Abicipar Phase Two MAPLE Trial: Evaluation of All Patients with Post-Injection Inflammation.” at the American Society of Retina Specialists, Virtual Meeting, July 25, 2020

Dr. Lisa Faia was the Activity Chair for Vindico Medical Education Series and presented “New Treatments in Uveitis”, May 30, 2020

Dr. Sandeep Randhawa will be appearing as an expert on “The Dr. Nandi Show” with multiple broadcast stations throughout the United States. The episode “How to Protect Our Eyes” is scheduled to air locally on WXYZ Channel 7 on Sunday, April 26, 2020, at 1:30 AM.  https://askdrnandi.com/how-to-protect-our-eyes/

During the COVID-19 crisis, Dr. Tamer Mahmoud is involved in worldwide webinars to advance education of retinal diseases. Some include the Retina World Congress e-live discussion about the Retinal Transplant, the Panamerican Association of Ophthalmology, and Global Education Forum Lecture entitled “Macular Holes in Social Isolation. Can Flaps and Transplants Survive COVID-19?”

Dr. Jeremy Wolfe is co-author of “Effect of Adjuvant Topical Dorzolamide-Timolol vs Placebo in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Randomized Clinical Trial” published in JAMA Ophthalmology, April 2020 (E-published ahead of print)

Dr. Antonio Capone, Jr., presented a webcast “Anti-VEGF Therapy for the Treatment of ROP” in March 2020

Dr. Tarek Hassan, President of Retina World Congress, was a Moderator for Retina World Congress E-Live, “Novel Insights into Tractional Maculopathies”, Zoom Webinar, December 15, 2019.

Dr. Tamer Mahmoud is coauthor of “Nanovitreoretinal Subretinal Gateway Device to Displace Submacular Hemorrhage: Access to the Subretinal Space without Vitrectomy”, published in Retina, October 2019

Dr. Tarek Hassan delivered a lecture on “Predictors of Endophthalmitis After Intravitreal Injection: A Multivariable Analysis Based on Injection Protocol and Povidone Iodine Strength” during Retina Subspecialty Day at the 2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology in San Francisco, October 11 – 15, 2019

Dr. Capone delivered a lecture on “Retinopathy of Prematurity in Adolescents and Adults” during Retina Subspecialty Day at the 2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology in San Francisco on October 11, 2019

Dr. Jeremy Wolfe presented, “Evaluation of Iris and Intraocular Lens (IOL) Mobility in Eyes with Scleral-Fixated IOL” at the Retina Society Meeting in London, UK on September 12, 2019

Dr. Michael Trese presented “The Good, the Bad and the Best of Wnt Signaling” at the American Society of Retinal Specialist Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, July 29, 2019.

Dr. Kimberly Drenser presented “Wnt Signaling and Regenerative Medicine for Retinal Vascular Disease” at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in Vancouver, BC, April 29, 2019.

Dr. Antonio Capone presented, “Anti-VEGF as a Primary Therapy in Retinopathy of Prematurity” at the Egyptian Vitreoretinal Society Meeting, in Cairo, Egypt, April 10, 2019.

Dr. George Williams presented, “The Role of Big Data in Surgical Innovation and Outcomes. Preliminary Experience from the IRIS Registry” at the Vail Vitrectomy Meeting in Colorado, February 11, 2019.

Dr. Tarek Hassan presented, “Treatment of Persistent Hypotony in PVR Eyes” at the Retina World Congress in Fort Lauderdale, Fl, in March 2019.

Dr. Tamer Mahmoud and colleagues’ experience in “Autologous Retinal Transplant in Refractory Macular Holes” was published in Ophthalmology, January 31, 2019

ARC would like to thank the 200+ attendees that registered and attended “Retinal Update for the Contemporary Optometrist 2019” hosted by Associated Retinal Consultants in Troy, Michigan, on January 13, 2019. 

Dr. George A. Williams Begins Term as 2019 President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology  Click here to read article

Dr. Lisa Faia presented “Medical Treatment: From Drops to Biologics” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, October 28, 2018.

Dr. Antonio Capone, Jr., presented “Clinical Features and Management of ‘Crunch Detachments’ following Anti-VEGF Treatment for ROP” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, October 26, 2018.

Dr. Tarek Hassan presented “Treatment of Persistent Hypotony in Eyes with Successfully Treated Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, October 26, 2018

Dr. George Williams presented “Retinal Malpractice Issues: The 30-Year OMIC Experience” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, October 26, 2018

Dr. Michael Trese presented “Repair and Regeneration Wnt Signaling: What and Why” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, October 26, 2018

Congratulations to Stavros Moysidis, M.D., and Edward Wood, M.D., who were recently granted the 2018 Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Award. This annual award is granted to outstanding second-year vitreoretinal fellows in training. They will be honored at the next Ronald G. Michels Fellowship Foundation Annual Meeting being held during American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in October 2018.

Dr. Tamer Mahmoud was an invited guest speaker at the Atlantic Eye Symposium hosted by Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada September 21 – 22, 2018. He presented Surgical Management of Macular Holes with Flaps and the Autologous Retinal Transplant, Surgical Management of Submacular Hemorrhage with Subretinal Air, and Tips and Tricks in Surgery for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy.

Dr. Lisa Faia presented “Uveitis: Past, Present and Future” at the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (MiSEPS) Meeting at Mackinac Island, Michigan, August 4, 2018

Dr. Michael Trese presented “Retinopathy of Prematurity: The Path to Current Management” at the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (MiSEPS) in Mackinac Island, Michigan, August 3, 2018

Dr. George Williams presented “The OMIC Risk Management Lecture” at the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (MiSEPS) in Mackinac Island, Michigan, August 3, 2018

Dr. Michael Trese presented “A new Fluorescein Angiographic Sign LAPPEL that predicts Capillary Dropout in Retinal Vein Occlusion” at the Club Jules Gonin Meeting in Jersey Channel Islands, July 10, 2018

Dr. Alan Ruby presented “Risk Factors for Post Injection Endophthalmitis” at the 10th Annual Club Vit Meeting in Sea Island, Georgia, June 30, 2018

Dr. Jeremy Wolfe presented “Prefilled Ranibizumab Syringes and Endophthalmitis Following Intravitreal Injection” at the 10th Annual Club Vit Meeting at Sea Island, Georgia, June 30, 2018

Dr. Lisa Faia presented “TB or not TB” at the 10th Annual Club Vit Meeting at Sea Island, Georgia, June 29, 2018

Dr. Tarek Hassan currently holds the position of President, Foundation of the American Society of Retina Specialists and Immediate Past President of the American Society of Retina Specialists.

Dr. Michael Trese presented “Regenerative Medicine Wnt Signaling and Retinal Vascular Disease” at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 29, 2018

Dr. Kimberly Drenser presented “Regenerative Medicine Wnt Signaling and Retinal Vascular Disease” at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 29, 2018

Dr. Tarek Hassan was an Invited Guest Speaker and presented “Is Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy a Toy or Something That Can Help Vitreoretinal Surgery Function Better?” at the BRUIN Surgical and Medical Meeting in Boston, MA, April 25, 2018.

Dr. Tamer Mahmoud presented “The Road to the Autologous Retinal Transplant. Imaging and Procedures for VMT and Macular Holes” at the Gary W. Abrams, M.D. Lectureship, in Detroit, MI, on April 18, 2018

Dr. William Rhoades presented Update on Retinal Vein Occlusions” and “The Different Flavors of Retinal Detachment” at the Current Controversies in the Management of Retinal Disease Meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 14, 2018