Annual Retina Festival, Short Course | Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, United States
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The Annual Retina Festival is an “all-star” line-up of more than 50 faculty members from around the world participating in a Continuing Medical Education event from the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.


What you will study

The Annual Retina Festival offered by Johns Hopkins University will provide the latest updates from clinical trials and other evidence in the peer-reviewed medical literature that are relevant to the prevention and management of retinal diseases around the world. Topics include the latest, clinically relevant outcomes from clinical trials on age-related macular degeneration, vitreomacular interface abnormalities, hereditary retinal degenerations, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions, and the latest in retinal surgery, including live retina surgery demonstrations. In addition to presentations from world experts, 4 panels of experts throughout the day will highlight discussions on applying clinical trial results to day-to-day clinical practice. 

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • Recognize the role of anti-angiogenic treatments for eyes with choroidal neovascularization from age-related macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy, including proliferative diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema.
  • Evaluate recent clinical studies evaluating treatments for hereditary retinal degenerations.
  • Discuss the role of imaging in the management of vitreomacular interface abnormalities.
  • Review the current and emerging therapeutic approaches for surgical retinal diseases.
  • Summarize the evidence of surgical and medical treatments for intraocular tumors.
  • Determine which patients are appropriate for biologic treatments of posterior uveitis.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 1 days

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Specialties - Ophthalmology

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Baltimore

1240 - 2100 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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