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RETICON Retinal  Conference held in Chennai

RETICON Retinal Conference held in Chennai

The 13th edition of RETICON, India’s biggest annual retinal conference organized by Dr Agarwals Retina Foundation, was held in Chennai today. More than 1,000 Ophthalmologists from India and abroad attended the conference. 

Mr. Dayanidhi Maran, Central Chennai, Member of Parliament inaugurated the event by lighting the ceremonial lamp in the presence of Prof. Dr. Amar Agarwal, Chairman, Dr Agarwals Eye Hospital and Dr Ashvin Agarwal, Executive Director & Chief of Clinical Services, Dr Agarwals Eye Hospital.

Agarwals Eye Hospital

RETICON 2023 sessions revolved around the topics of medical retina, surgical retina, and vitreo-retinal surgeries. RETICON offers a unique opportunity for PG students and general ophthalmologists to understand various state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment options in the vitreo-retinal specialty, according to a communication from the event organisors. Prof. Dr. Amar Agarwal, Chairman, Dr Agarwals Eye Hospitals said, “Retinal diseases are the major cause of preventable blindness. 

Retinal diseases can be effectively managed if diagnosed on time, but unfortunately, retinal diseases get a low priority in blindness prevention programs compared to diseases like cataracts.  With rapid medical advances related to retinal diseases, their management and treatment are becoming much more affordable and effective".