About the Macula Society

Founded in 1977, the Macula Society is a forum for new research in retinal vascular and macular diseases. Membership is by application, with acceptance criteria including extensive contribution to retinal literature. The Macula Society recognizes outstanding achievement by its members and others through awards and lectures, and holds an annual meeting open to members, their guests co-authors, and supporting company representatives.


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43rd Annual Macula Society Meeting

February 19-22, 2020

Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, California


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The Macula Society will be responsible for and you will be invoiced for all hotel room night reservations if cancelled within 48 hours of check in.

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AAO Eye Wiki is an ophthalmic wiki where ophthalmologists, other physicians, patients and the public can view an eye encyclopedia of content written by ophthalmologists covering the vast spectrum of eye disease, diagnosis and treatment. Any qualified ophthalmologist, or ophthalmologist in training, is invited to contribute content to the wiki and post it immediately. For content guidelines and more information see About EyeWiki and Getting Started. EyeWiki is a collaboration between the American Academy of Ophthalmology and these societies.

Joan W. Miller, MD

Carol L. Shields, MD

Mark W. Johnson, MD

Glenn J. Jaffe, MD

Executive Secretary
Lawrence J.  Singerman, MD

Established 1977
Lawrence J. Singerman - Founder

Committee Chairs

James C. Folk, MD

By-Laws Chair
Christina J. Flaxel, MD

Dean Eliott, MD

Meeting Planning
Julia A. Haller, MD

Jennifer I. Lim, MD

Srini Vas Sadda, MD

Research & Education
David N. Zacks, MD

Demetrios G. Vavvas, MD

AAO Representative
Sharon D. Solomon, MD

International Representative
Tien Y. Wong, MD

Young Member
Elliot H. Sohn, MD

Past Presidents

Arnall Patz, MD
J. Donald M. Gass, MD
Morton F. Goldberg, MD
Robert C. Watzke, MD
Stephen J. Ryan, MD
John G. Clarkson, MD
David H. Orth, MD
Alexander J. Brucker, MD
Lee M. Jampol, MD
Thomas M. Aaberg, MD
Travis A. Meredith, MD
Kurt A. Gitter, MD
William F. Mieler, MD
Daniel Finkelstein, MD
Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, MD
Evangelos S. Gragoudas, MD
Jerry A. Shields, MD
Michael L. Klein, MD
Emily Y. Chew, MD
Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD
Neil M. Bressler, MD
Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
Gil Grand, MD
Andrew P. Schachat, MD
James C. Folk, MD
H. Richard McDonald, MD

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Special Interest Group

The ICO is excited to let our  society members know about the formation of a new special interest group for ophthalmic educators, ICO Ophthalmic Educators Group (ICO-OEG). More information on the ICO-OEG is available here.

If you have any questions regarding this request please contact us directly at educators@icoph.org

42nd Annual Macula Society Scientific Program Presentations-video

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