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Adrian at AONA

Dr Adrian Fung & Dr Michael Chilov speak at AONA

On November 29 Dr Adrian Fung and Dr Michael Chilov were invited to speak at the Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Association (AONA) Clinical Day at Liverpool Eye Surgery. Dr Fung presented an update on vitreo-retinal surgery, showing videos of modern vitrectomy techniques. Dr Chilov spoke on the controversies of the indications and techniques of intravitreal injections. The nurses who attended found this day highly educational and entertaining.  

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Dr Michael Chilov & Dr Adrian Fung present at RANZCO

Dr Michael Chilov and Dr Adrian Fung have presented lectures at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists’ (RANZCOs’) 46th Annual Scientific Congress in Brisbane. Held between 22-26 November 2014, this is the largest national ophthalmology meeting on the annual calendar. On Saturday Dr Chilov presented an interesting case of mitogen-activated protein kinase (MEK) inhibitor induced subretinal fluid. This is a very new finding that has only recently been described…

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RAMS celebrates its 1st Birthday!

We are extremely excited to have celebrated the first birthday of Retina and Macula Specialists. We continue to develop to ensure our goal of providing the very best  and advanced care  for our patients. Thank you to everyone who has supported us and made this possible in the last year! Happy Birthday Retina and Macula Specialists!

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RAMS welcomes Dr Raj Chalasani

Dr Raj Chalasani is a retinal specialist with an interest in macular disease. Raj was born and educated in Sydney. He completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of NSW, graduating with First Class Honours. Following his internship and junior medical years at Concord Hospital in Sydney, Raj worked as a medical registrar at St-Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, and at Broken Hill Hospital and Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital. Raj did…

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Dr Chilov at MOAC

Dr Michael Chilov & Dr Adrian Fung present at International Meeting

Dr Michael Chilov and Dr Adrian Fung attended the 26th Midwest Ocular Angiography Conference (MOAC) in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Held between 6-9 August 2014, this annual meeting brings together the leading experts in the field of medical retina to discuss rare and interesting cases. Dr Chilov presented cases on popper retinopathy and cocaine induced Purtscher’s retinopathy. Dr Fung presented cases of Microcephaly with or without Chorioretinopathy, Lymphedema or Mental…

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Optometry education dinner Wednesday 27 August!

We are excited to invite optometrists to attend an evening of education: Wednesday 27 August 2014, 6:00-9:00pm Hazelhurst Reginal Gallery & Arts Centre, 782 Kingsway, Gymea Dinner and drinks will be served Pre-approved for 6 Therapeutic OAA CPD points! Please RSVP by 21 August as places are limited. Click here to download the RSVP form and fax it back to Deborah Johns on 9531 2276 or email Kind regards, Retina and Macula…

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Dr Adrian Fung presents at RANZCO

Dr Adrian Fung was heavily involved at the recent Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists 45th Annual Scientific Congress held in Hobart, Tasmania. At the Sunday breakfast symposium he presented data on patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration and persistent fluid switched from intravitreal ranibizumab to aflibercept. Visual and anatomical outcomes were found to improve after 6 months. However, it is uncertain if patients commenced on aflibercept would…

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