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Participation in the fourth scientific and practical conference "Leuven retina meeting" in Leuven (Belgium).

Date:16.03.2017
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On March 9-11, 2017, one of the oldest universities in Europe, the University of Leuven, known throughout the world, held a conference on retinal problems. Ufa Eye Research Institute was represented by the head of the IVmicrosurgery department, holder of Doctorate degree in Medicine K. Akhtyamov. The conference was attended by more than 100 people from different countries. Among the Russian participants of the conference there were representatives of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Murmansk, Omsk. The meeting began with live surgery from the UZLeuven clinic. The conference included sections with oral presentations by representatives of Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, USA, France, Switzerland. Lecturers discussed different opinions in the treatment of certain diseases of the retina. The format of the conference included the allocation of considerable time for interactive discussions and questions from the audience to each group of experts. Participants took an active part in discussions. Reports were devoted to surgical treatment of the macula, traumatic retinal detachment, endoscopic surgery, treatment of macular edema, radiotherapy in intraocular blastoma. In addition, separate reports were devoted to the newest methods of visualization of the retina, incl. intraoperative OST.

At the exhibition, a new ophthalmological equipment of leading manufacturers was presented. Participation of UfaEye Research Institute in international conferences makes it possible to raise the professional level, get acquainted with modern methods of treatment and exchange experiences with Russian and foreign colleagues.

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