Vitrectomy Course

10th Annual Mass. Eye and Ear Vitrectomy Course
for First-year Vitreoretinal Fellows

July 19-20, 2019

The 10th Annual Vitrectomy Course will be held on Friday, July 19 to Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Massachusetts Eye and Ear. This unique, comprehensive workshop will cover the theory and practice of vitreoretinal surgery. Designed exclusively for first-year retina fellows, it combines didactics, video, simulation lab, and wet lab under the direction of a group of eminent faculty in a setting with a low student-to-teacher ratio.  Registration has not yet opened.  To be added to the notification list, please email


For the purposes of planning your travel, the preliminary course agenda is:

  • Friday, July 19
    Noon - 6:00 pm: Course Day 1
    6:00 - 7:30 pm: Reception

  • Saturday, July 20
    7:15 am - 6:00 pm: Course Day 2
    6:00 - 9:00 pm: Course Dinner


Course Directors:
Dean Eliott, MD
John Loewenstein, MD
John Miller, MD
Demetrios Vavvas, MD, PhD