NCRC at Asheville, NCSEPS 9-8-2019

NCRC retina conference in the North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons (NCSEPS) General Meeting (synopsis below). There is an edited video for each presentation rather than one large 3 hour video like in the past. Now you can go directly to the presentation of interest directly using the video links. Please comment and/or like the videos you see to give the presenter feed back.

(Vimeo NCRC Showcase link)

Dear NCRC members,

Thank you to all who presented and participated in the NCRC meeting at NCSEPS and for making this gathering a success!

Our presentations included:

Lejla VajzovicManagement of chronic macular hole with surgical macular detachment and stretching of retinal tissue (video here)

Seema GargInteresting inherited retinal dystrophy (IRD) cases (Usher Syndrome, Bardet-Biedl Syndrome, Bilateral, asymmetric Retinitis Pigmentosa, Danon Disease) (video here)

Alex IannacconeBasal Cell Cancer associated paraneoplastic pseudo-IRD, a novel association (video here)

Nik UlrichModified Yamane Technique – tips, tricks and mishaps (video here)

Peter Van HoutenTwin cases of repair of Giant Retinal Tear associated Retinal Detachment (video here)

Frank BrodieOphthalmic surgery considerations in pregnant patient (video here)

Obadah Moushmoush/Sharon FekratA case of “Visual Snow”, a neuro-ophthalmic diagnosis and peripheral chronic unrecognized retinal detachment (video here)

Tony Therattil/Lejla VajzovicProliferative vitreo retinopathy management – intravitreal methotrexate protocol, clinical trial (video here)

Cason Robbins/Sharon FekratRetained Perflurocarbon after Retinal Detachment repair (video here)

Steve RyderComplex Retinal Detachment repair in recent Ruptured Globe with open scleral laceration (video here)

Srinath Soundararajan/Sharon FekratResidual gas after vitrectomy and flying (video here)

Alexander AltmanProminent dilated vortex vein during vitrectomy surgery (video here) & closing remarks by Lejla.

This meeting can be viewed online at as well prior meeting videos.

Hope to see you at our next club meetings. Save the dates!

  • January 11, 2020, Dr. Raj Shah, Winston Salem, NC.
  • April 4, 2020, Drs. Omar Punjabi and Steve Ryder, Charlotte, NC.
  • September 17-19, 2020, Dr. Lejla Vajzovic, Greensboro, NC.

Best regards,

Lejla, Omar, Raj and Peter

Grove Park Inn at sunset, Asheville, NC.