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Founded in 1971, Associated Retinal Consultants is one of the largest retina subspecialty practices in the United States, with 19 physicians practicing in 16 locations across Michigan.

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Dr. Lisa Faia presented “Uveitis: Past, Present and Future” at the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (MiSEPS) Meeting at Mackinac Island, Michigan, August 4, 2018

Dr. Michael Trese presented “Retinopathy of Prematurity: The Path to Current Management” at the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (MiSEPS) in Mackinac Island, Michigan, August 3, 2018

Dr. George Williams presented “The OMIC Risk Management Lecture” at the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (MiSEPS) in Mackinac Island, Michigan, August 3, 2018

Dr. Michael Trese presented “A new Fluorescein Angiographic Sign LAPPEL that predicts Capillary Dropout in Retinal Vein Occlusion” at the Club Jules Gonin Meeting in Jersey Channel Islands, July 10, 2018

Dr. Alan Ruby presented “Risk Factors for Post Injection Endophthalmitis” at the 10th Annual Club Vit Meeting in Sea Island, Georgia, June 30, 2018

Dr. Jeremy Wolfe presented “Prefilled Ranibizumab Syringes and Endophthalmitis Following Intravitreal Injection” at the 10th Annual Club Vit Meeting at Sea Island, Georgia, June 30, 2018

Dr. Lisa Faia presented “TB or not TB” at the 10th Annual Club Vit Meeting at Sea Island, Georgia, June 29, 2018

Dr. Tarek Hassan currently holds the position of President, Foundation of the American Society of Retina Specialists and Immediate Past President of the American Society of Retina Specialists.

Dr. Michael Trese presented “Regenerative Medicine Wnt Signaling and Retinal Vascular Disease” at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 29, 2018

Dr. Kimberly Drenser presented “Regenerative Medicine Wnt Signaling and Retinal Vascular Disease” at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 29, 2018

Dr. Tarek Hassan was an Invited Guest Speaker and presented “Is Digitally Assisted Vitrectomy a Toy or Something That Can Help Vitreoretinal Surgery Function Better?” at the BRUIN Surgical and Medical Meeting in Boston, MA, April 25, 2018.

Dr. Tamer Mahmoud presented “The Road to the Autologous Retinal Transplant. Imaging and Procedures for VMT and Macular Holes” at the Gary W. Abrams, M.D. Lectureship, in Detroit, MI, on April 18, 2018

Dr. William Rhoades presented Update on Retinal Vein Occlusions” and “The Different Flavors of Retinal Detachment” at the Current Controversies in the Management of Retinal Disease Meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 14, 2018

Dr. Paul Raphaelian presented “Update on Age-Related Macular Degeneration” and “A Video Tour Through the World of Vitreoretinal Surgery” at the Current Controversies in the Management of Retinal Disease Meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 14, 2018

Dr. Alan Margherio presented “Management of Retained Lens Material Following Cataract Surgery” and “Management of Pigmented Choroidal Lesions” at the Current Controversies in the Management of Retinal Disease Meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 14, 2018

Dr. Tarek Hassan was an Invited Guest Speaker and presented “Management of Recurrent Macular Hole’s at the 43rd Congress of the Brazilian Retina and Vitreous Society in Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil, April 11-14, 2018.

Dr. Lisa Faia is coauthor of “Surgical Outcomes of Epiretinal Membranes in Patients with a History of Well-Controlled Preoperative Uveitis” published in Ophthalmology Retina, March 2018

Dr. Tamer Mahmoud was the senior author of “Pneumatic Displacement of Submacular Hemorrhage with Subretinal Air and Tissue Plasminogen Activator: Initial United States Experience”, a technique that he had developed back in 2013 and the study made the cover of the journal:  Ophthalmology Retina, March 2018

Dr. Jeremy Wolfe presented “Structural Analysis and Long-Term Surgical Outcomes of the Sutureless Intrascleral Fixation of Secondary Intraocular Lenses in Human Eyes” at the Aspen Retinal Detachment Society Meeting (ARDS) in Snowmass, Colorado, March 6, 2018

Dr. Antonio Capone, Jr., presented “Management of Retinal Detachment in ROP Following Anti-VEGF” and “Telemedicine for Retinopathy of Prematurity” at the Aspen Retinal Detachment Society Meeting (ARDS) in Snowmass, Colorado, March 6, 2018

Dr. Michael Trese presented “Treatment of Pediatric Retinal Disease” at the Japanese Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology in Aichi, Japan, March 2, 2018

Dr. Alan Ruby presented “Management of Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage” at the Telluride Retina Film Festival in Telluride, Colorado, March 1, 2018

Dr. Tarek Hassan was an Invited Guest Speaker at the 33rd Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress/29th Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium and presented “Emerging Techniques in the Management of Large and/or Recurrent Macular Holes” in Hong Kong, China, February 8-11, 2018

Dr. Tarek Hassan was an Invited Guest Speaker at the 37th Annual Squaw Valley Retinal Symposium and presented “Potentially Unnecessary Steps During Retinal Detachment Repair”;  “Intravitreal Steroid Use in the Management of Cystoid Macular Edema Unrelated to Diabetic Macular Edema or Retinal Vein Occlusion”; and “Current and Future State of In Office Vitrectomy” at Lake Tahoe, CA, February 1-4, 2018.

Dr. Tarek Hassan presented “Management Challenges in the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy” as an Invited Guest Speaker at the 18th Annual Retina Fellows Forum in Chicago, IL, January 26-28, 2018.

Dr. Antonio Capone, Jr., describes how physicians at Associated Retinal Consultants use telemedicine to screen and monitor infants with Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) in the January 2018 Modern Retina publication.

Dr. George Williams became the American Academy of Ophthalmology President-elect on January 1, 2018.

Dr. Tarek Hassan was an invited guest speaker at the Cairo Retina Meeting and presented “Simultaneous Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant and Anti-VEGF Therapy for Neovascular AMD Resistant to Anti-VEGF Monotherapy” and “Is it Necessary to Peel ILM During Retinal Detachment Repair?”, January 10-12, 2018, Cairo, Egypt

The Oakland County Medical Society highlighted Associated Retinal Consultants in their Dec/Jan 2018 Bulletin Practice Spotlight.  Dr. Capone and Dr. Ruby, ARC’s co-Presidents, were interviewed and shared information on the practice’s history, mission and vision for the future.  The article is available online at www.ocms-mi.org/ocms-bulletins.html

Dr. Mahmoud presented “Autologous Retinal Transplant for Macular Holes: Initial Experience” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology in New Orleans, LA., November 10 – 14, 2017

Dr. Drenser participated as a Panelist for the Pediatric Retina Symposium at the American Academy of Ophthalmology in New Orleans, LA, November 10 – 14, 2017.

Dr. Trese presented “Persistent Fetal Vasculature Syndrome: A Review and a New Presentation” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, November 10 – 14, 2017.

Dr. Williams presented “Retinal Detachment Outcomes in IRIS” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, November 10 – 14, 2017.

Dr. Capone presented “Endoresection of Retinal Capillary Hemangioblastoma in a Patient with Von-Hippel Lindau Syndrome” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, November 10-14, 2017.

Dr. Ruby instructed the “3-D Course on Heads-up Vitreoretinal Surgery” at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, November 10-14, 2017

Dr. Hassan presented “Management of Recurrent Macular Holes” for the Retina Subspecialty Day at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, November 10-14, 2017.

Dr. Tamer Mahmoud described his experience using autologous retinal transplant for macular holes in an interview at the American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in 2017. His surgical technique was initially published in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Dr. Sandeep Randhawa is coauthor on a paper describing a new disease entity: “Peripapillary Pachychoroid Syndrome” published in the journal: Retina, November 2017

Dr. Randhawa presented “An Unusual Case of Retinal Whitening and it’s Differential” at the Retina Society Meeting in Boston, MA, in October 2017.

Dr. Wolfe presented “Surgical Outcomes and Structural Analysis of Sutureless Intrascleral Fixation of Secondary Intraocular Lenses” at the  Retina Society Meeting in Boston, MA, in October 2017.

Dr. Lisa Faia, Dr. Sandeep Randhawa, and Dr. Jeremy Wolfe are authors on a paper describing novel imaging findings in Punctate Inner Choroidopathy: “Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Findings in Punctate Inner Choroidopathy”, published in the journal: Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers Imaging Retina, October 2017.

Dr. William Rhoades, with co-authors Dr. Diana Do and Quan Nguyen of Stanford University recently published a chapter entitled “Vitreous, Retinal, and Choroidal Biopsy” in the most recent edition of the textbook Ryan’s Retina. The chapter details diagnostic techniques and a series of demonstrative cases to illustrate use of biopsy in the diagnosis of challenging retinal disease.

Drs. Capone, Ruby, Williams, Stem, Todorich and Yonekawa published a study on the Incidence of Visual Outcomes of Culture-proven Endophthalmitis following Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2017.

Drs. Wolfe, Woodward, Stem, Todorich and Hsu published a study on Scleral-Fixated Intraocular Lenses:  Past and Present in the Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases in 2017.

Dr. Tarek Hassan was the moderator in Navigating the Gray Area:  Surgical Retina at the 2017 American Society of Retina Specialists Annual Meeting in Boston.  He was also on the faculty for the instructional course:  Duke Vitreoretinal Surgical Rounds.

Dr. Jeremy Wolfe was on the faculty for the instructional course: Intraocular Lens Fixation for the Vitreoretinal Surgeon: Techniques, Tools, and Tips at the 2017 American Society of Retina Specialists Annual Meeting in Boston.

Dr. Sandeep Randhawa presented a Case Conference at the 2017 American Society of Retina Specialists Annual Meeting in Boston: Purtschers Retinopathy as presenting sign of Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy.  He also presented a case at the Challenge the Masters Course: A mysterious subretinal lesion. 

Dr. Michael Trese was moderator for the Pediatric Symposium at the 2017 American Society of Retina Specialists Annual Meeting in Boston.  He was also on the faculty for the instructional course:  Pediatric Vitreoretinal Surgical Techniques: An Interactive Video Panel.