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ASCRS and ASRS Issue Clinical Alert on HORV Association with Intraocular Vancomycin

Following the first published series of hemorrhagic occlusive retinal vasculitis (HORV), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) formed a joint task force to analyze the prevalence, potential etiology, treatment, and outcomes of this complication associated with intraocular surgery. A permanent HORV case registry has been established, which is accessible through the ASRS website

Clinical Spotlight Moves to Center for Learning

The ASCRS Clinical Spotlight newsletter – which delivers clinical and surgical presentations to you each Thursday—is a part of the new ASCRS Center for Learning.

You can now find presentations that have been featured in previous Clinical Spotlight newsletters from 2015 and on.

This week’s Clinical Spotlight featured presentations include The Best of ASCRS 2016 General Session (parts 1 and 2). Keep an eye out tomorrow and every Thursday for the new Center for Learning Clinical Spotlight newsletter!

Next Young Eye Surgeons Advanced Cataract Training Scheduled in Denver

The next Young Eye Surgeons (YES) Advanced Cataract Training (ACT) is scheduled for September 24–25, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. This past March, YES ACT was held in New York and was a great success. Young surgeons from across the globe underwent intensive training that featured didactic/video case presentations and a hands-on wet lab session.

YES ACT attendees were eager to share their experience with ASCRS. Some of the comments shared by attendees included:

COS: Fee Registration and $250 Travel Stipend for Residents and Fellows

Designed with the early-career ophthalmologist in mind, the COS Young Eye Surgeons (YES) program features a full-day of skills transfer sessions, followed by the one-and-a-half day Ophthalmologist program. This hands-on, interactive learning environment will facilitate the assimilation of key concepts from basic to complex anterior segment surgeries.

Spotlight on Denver: Site for ASOA on Tour and Young Eye Surgeons Advanced Cataract Training

Known as the Mile High City, Denver, Colorado is undoubtedly a go-to destination for beautiful scenery and activities that appeal to one’s adventurous side. In addition to its breathtaking mountain views, Denver’s allure includes an array of attractions, day trips, cultural offerings and a thriving nightlife that keeps visitors entertained, whether for a brief weekend trip or an extended stay.


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