Retinale 2020

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Claudette Abela-Formanek
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Georgopoulos
Assoz.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Stefan Sacu

Vienna - 19. + 20. März 2021




Fokus Makula 
29. Oktober, 18:00–20:00

18:00   Eröffnung und Moderation
Assoc.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Stefan Sacu, PMML

18:05   Kongress-Highlights vom European Society of Retina Specialists Congress (EURETINA) und World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) 2020 

Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christoph Scholda

18:45   Interaktive Fallpräsentationen Live Diskussion und Q&A
Assoc.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Stefan Sacu, PMML
Ao. Univ.-Prof.Dr. Christoph Scholda
Dr. Michael Tittl

19:55   Take Home Messages und Schlusswort
Assoc.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Stefan Sacu, PMML 


International Council of Opthalmology

Symposium on Monday 29 June from 15:30 – 17:00

Chairs(s): Mark S Humayun ( United States); Stefan Sacu ( Austria); Kwesi Amissah-Arthur (Ghana)



Mark S Humayun (United States)

Vitrectomy for DME unresponsive to pharmacologic therapy- is Surgery beneficial?

J. Fernando Arevalo (United States)

Impact of the Photoreceptor Layer in Vitreoretinal Surgery

Stefan Sacu (Austria)

Retinal transplantation for failed macular holes

Okonkwo Ogugua

Retinal Implants: abiotic- biotic interfaces

Mark S Humayun (United States)

Stem cell implantation for retinal diseases

Rodrigo Brant (Brazil)

Gene therapy as a drug delivery platform for non- inherited retinal degenerations

Szilard Kiss (United States)

Final Comments and Questions

Stefan Sacu ( Austria)

Fokus Makula Spezial

28. Mai, 16:00–18:00
Webinar mit Live-Stream


16:00 Begrüßung

Assoc.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Stefan Sacu, PMML

16:10 Patientenbehandlung in der COVID-19-Pandemiezeit
Assoc.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Wolf Bühl

16:30 Anwendung von artificial intelligence (AI) in der klinischen Praxis
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth

17:15 Interaktive Fallpräsentationen
Assoc.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Stefan Sacu, PMML


Journal Club

Room 16G - Thursday, February 20th 2020, 13:00

Talk by Dr. Stefan Strasser on the submission of clinical trials to the Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Healthcare (BASG)



Journal Club

Room 16G - Thursday, January 30th 2020, 13:00

Paper presentation

by Dr. Aleksandra Sedova: Retinal Nonperfusion Relationship to Arteries or Veins Observed on Widefield Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in Diabetic Retinopathy. Ishibazawa A, De Pretto LR, Alibhai AY, Moult EM, Arya M, Sorour O, Mehta N, Baumal CR, Witkin AJ, Yoshida A, Duker JS, Fujimoto JG, Waheed NK.
Invest Ophthalmol VisSci. 2019 Oct



Journal Club

Room 16G - Thursday, December 19th 2019, 13:00

Case study

by Assoz.-Prof. Dr. Günther Weigert



Journal Club

Room 16G - Thursday, December 5th 2019, 13:00

Case study

by Dr. Markus Schranz: Quiescent CNV in Geographic Atrophy

Paper presentation

by Dr. Felix Datlinger: Indocyanine-green-guided targeted laser photocoagulation of
capillary macroaneurysms in macular oedema: a pilot study.
Paques M, Philippakis E, Bonnet C, Falah S, Ayello-Scheer S, Zwillinger S, Girmens JF, Dupas B.
Br J Ophthalmol. 2017 Feb.



Colloquium Retina

Assoz.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Stefan Sacu

Vienna – Wednesday, December 4th 2019



ART 2019 - Advanced Retinal Therapy

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth

Vienna - Saturday, November 23rd 2019

Information & Registration:


Journal Club

Room 16G - Thursday, November 21st 2019, 13:00-15:00

Fa. MediLens: rigid/soft contact lenses - which to choose


Fokus Makula Wien

Vienna - Thursday, November 7th 2019

ALBERT HALL | Albertgasse 35, 1080 Wien

Journal Club

Room KR8 - Thursday, October 24th 2019, 13:00

Case study

by Sophie Frank: Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)

Paper presentation

by Dr. Dorottya Hajdu: Quantitative Ultra-Widefield Angiography and Diabetic Retinopathy Severity: An Assessment of Panretinal Leakage Index, Ischemic Index and Microaneurysm Count. Ehlers JP, Jiang AC, Boss JD, Hu M, Figueiredo N, Babiuch A, Talcott K, Sharma S, Hach J, Le T, Rogozinski A, Lunasco L, Reese JL, Srivastava SK.
Ophthalmology. 2019 Nov.


Journal Club

Room 16G - Thursday, October 17th 2019, 13:00

Case study

by Dr. Gabor Deak: Hanac Syndrome

Paper presentation

by Dr. Gregor Reiter: Prevalence, Risk, and Genetic Association of Reticular Pseudodrusen in Age-related Macular Degeneration: Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 Report 21. Domalpally A, Agrón E, Pak JW, Keenan TD, Ferris FL 3rd, Clemons TE, Chew EY.
Ophthalmology. 2019 Jul 29.



Advanced Retinal Therapy - Vienna, Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth

Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry

Medical University of Vienna

Adjunct Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University, Chicago

Tel. +43 1 40400-79410

Fax +43 1 40400-79120



ARVO 2016

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting Congress May 01, 2016, 08:30 - May 05, 2016, 15:15 WA98101 Seattle, USA


International eye and vision researchers will gather at the ARVO Annual Meeting 2016 in Seattle to explore translational research and how that bridges scientific discoveries and the treatment of vision disorders. Collaboration between scientists will be promoted. The vision and traumatic brain injury session and several education courses will precede the main congress.



6th Euretina Winter Meeting 2016 

Saturday January 23, 2016 - Rotterdam, The Netherlands 

THEME: Innovation in Management of Retinal Disease

EURETINA is a leading scientific association of retinal specialists in EUROPE founded as a non-profit organization in June 2000, Hamburg/ Germany.