Author: J Sebag

The XXIII North-East Congress of Ophthalmology event took place in mid-March this year in João Pessoa, Brazil. The three day event featured lectures, panels, and courses, with the 286 participating speakers, both Brazilian and foreign, as well as 40 companies, 170 exhibitors, and a total of  776...

The 18th Annual Retina Fellows Forum Meeting took place in Chicago, Illinois in January this year. VMR Institute's Dr. Chong was invited to give a speech about something personal and meaningful. The annual meeting which invites over 90% of the graduating fellows in the country to learn their...

On October 7, 2017 Dr. Sebag lectured to the 50th annual meeting of The Retina Society, founded by his mentor at Harvard, Dr. Charles Schepens.  Dr. Charles Schepens, regarded as the "father of modern retinal surgery," and whose inventions and innovative procedures greatly impacted the ophthalmology...

At it’s 2016 annual meeting in Chicago, The American Academy of Ophthalmology invited Dr. Sebag to lecture on the approach to curing floaters at The VMR Institute for Vitreous Macula Retina. On that day Dr. Sebag was interviewed by the American Society of Retina Specialists on the merits of limited (minimally invasive) vitrectomy surgery for curing vitreous floaters. In...

[caption id="attachment_5389" align="aligncenter" width="640"] VMR Institute's Dr. Jerry Sebag, Researchers Kenneth Yee, Carlo Garcia, Justin Nguyen, and Doheny Eye Institute's Dr. Sadun[/caption] Recognized as one of the top 50 medical meetings by the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association, ARVO is the world's leading educational and networking...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

In response to the threat posed by the C-virus pandemic throughout the world, the VMR Institute for Vitreous Macula Retina has instituted protective measures that are in compliance with the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the California Medical Association (CMA). These specifically include telephone screening for recent travel and relevant symptoms, measuring patient temperature upon presentation to the office, decreasing patient visit volumes by only caring for urgent or emergent cases, and spreading out appointments to implement ‘social distancing’. All staff are equipped with PPE and all equipment and patient contact areas are cleaned between patients.

Thank you for your patience and forbearance during these trying times. Together, we shall prevail.

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