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“Retinal Detachment, Causes, and Modern Treatment Options” by Dr Yianna Antoniou | MD, FEDO

Introduction and moderation by George Sycallides | Director of Communications, UNIC Medical School

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Summary

Retinal detachment is one of the few ophthalmological emergencies and a potentially blinding condition that requires urgent attention.  The lecture outlines the pathophysiology, causes, symptoms, natural history and modern treatment options available. The importance of early diagnosis and prompt and correct treatment by a specialist ophthalmologist is highlighted as this will offer high anatomical success rates.

About the Speaker

Dr Yianna Antoniou holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and is a Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology.  She specialises in cataract, vitreoretinal surgery and medical retina.  Before she joined Pantheo Eye Centre in 2014, Dr Antoniou worked at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Whipps Cross Hospital, London, the 2nd Eye Clinic of the Hellenic Red Cross Hospital in Athens and the Makareio General Hospital in Nicosia.

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