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Welcome to Ophthalmology Times E-News, which will provide a recap of the 2007 Current Concepts meeting in Baltimore.A panel of ophthalmic innovators from around the globe and around the corner gathered at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore on Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, for "Current Concepts in Ophthalmology - A Forum for Global Ophthalmic Innovators." The two-day conference provided a discussion of the latest clinical advances in ophthalmology, including cataract and refractive surgery, cornea, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics, retina, and uveitis.Click here for the daily news.

Welcome to

Ophthalmology Times

E-News, which will provide a recap of the 2007 Current Concepts meeting in Baltimore.

A panel of ophthalmic innovators from around the globe and around the corner gathered at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore on Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, for "Current Concepts in Ophthalmology - A Forum for Global Ophthalmic Innovators."

The two-day conference provided a discussion of the latest clinical advances in ophthalmology, including cataract and refractive surgery, cornea, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics, retina, and uveitis.

Distinguished session chairmen from The Wilmer Eye Institute included:

Ashley Behrens, MD


Refractive Surgery

Neil M. Bressler, MD


Vitreo-Retina

James P. Dunn, MD


Uveitis-Ocular Inflammation

Michael Grant, MD, PhD, FACS


Oculoplastics

Henry Jampel, MD


Glaucoma

Neil R. Miller, MD


Neuro-ophthalmology

Walter J. Stark, MD


Cornea/CataractDistinguished co-chairmen from the international global community included:

J. Fernando Arévalo, MD, FACS


Caracas, Venezuela

Rubens Belfort Jr., MD, PhD, MBA


Sâo Paulo, Brazil

José Cunha-Vaz, MD, PhD


Coimbra, PortugalThe agenda also included hands-on interactive workshops, a tour of

The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

, a gala reception and dinner, and a tour of Washington, DC.

The organizers gratefully acknowledge the cooperation and support of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, the Asociación Latina de Cirugía de Cataratas, Refractiva y Segmento Anterior, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery of the American Association of Ophthalmology.