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Reminder - Presents: Watch the Latest in Retinal Surgery Techniques From The Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute


Live Webcast: April 29, 2005 at 12:15 pm EDT (16:15 UTC)
CLEVELAND, OH -- 04/29/2005 -- Surgeons at The Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, a leader in ophthalmic treatment and research, will demonstrate the latest retinal surgery techniques in a live Internet broadcast at 12:15 pm EDT on April 29, 2005.

Dr. Hilel Lewis, Chairman of the Division of Ophthalmology and Director of The Cole Eye Institute, will perform an instructive retinal procedure. The internet audience will see the same surgery that participants will see during the 5th Retina Summit.

The live surgical presentation is one of many activities that will make up the two-day Summit for ophthalmologists from around the world. The Summit is part of an ongoing ophthalmologic education initiative, which addresses the most important new developments in vitreoretinal diseases and retinal surgery.

Dr. Peter K. Kaiser, an ophthalmologist in the Vitreoretinal Department at The Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, will moderate the live event for both the Internet audience and the Summit participants in the InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center at The Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Kaiser will discuss the highlights of the retinal procedure with Dr. Lewis performing the surgery in the operating room.

The Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute provides outstanding resources for clinicians and researchers seeking to treat such complex problems as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts, retinal detachments, uveitis, strabismus and pediatric eye disorders, among many other diseases.

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