Instructors: Ron Adelman, USA & Hassan Mortada, Egypt

The course is a comprehensive update of the medical & surgical management of diabetic retinopathy.

The dilemma of dealing with diabetic macula edema will be intensively explained. The role of different drugs, laser techniques and surgical approaches in dealing with both tractional and non-tractional DME will be elaborated. Using many high quality videos, the surgical approaches to diabetic macular edema, including dissection of taut posterior hyaloid, EMM peeling, ILM peeling and dealing with associated FV tissues, will be shown.

Laser techniques for dealing with uncomplicated PDR will be explained. Current surgical approaches for dealing with various complications of PDR (vitreous hemorrhage, traction RD, combined traction/rhegmatogenous RD) will be elaborated using high quality videos.
All surgical techniques for dissection of FV tissues of various extent & severities will be illustrated. Uni-manual approach using small gauge vitrectomy probe and bimanual techniques will be broadly explained.

  1. Diabetic Macular Edema: Medical & Laser Treatment by Ron A. Adelman, USA (12 minutes)
  2. Diabetic Macular Edema: Surgical Treatment by Hassan Mortada, Egypt (12 minutes)
  3. Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: Laser Therapy & Anti-VEGF by Ron A. Adelman, USA (12 minutes)
  4. Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: Surgical Treatment by Hassan Mortada, Egypt (15 minutes)
  5. Discussion (9 minutes)



Ron Adelman
New Haven, CT, USA
Email: ron.adelman@yale.edu





Cairo University
Cairo, Egypt
Email : has.mortada@gmail.com
Cell Phone: +201222160952
Work Phone: +20237618970