Reflections from experts on how to maximize global impact in ocular science


Webinar| April 3 | Available on-demand

  • Member/Member-in-training — $0
  • Nonmember/Nonmember-in-training — $15

Audience: Vision scientists, researchers, and clinicians interested in how to maximize the global impact in ocular science.

Summary: This webinar aims to bridge the gap between ocular ideas and research, and maximizing real-world impact. It will feature successful innovators and experts from the ophthalmic field worldwide. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from their journeys and experiences, including the origin of ideas, their development, intellectual property considerations, dissemination strategies, navigating regulatory hurdles and dealing with setbacks. It offers a valuable opportunity for clinicians and researchers to learn from those who have successfully translated their ideas into impactful solutions in the field of ophthalmology.

This webinar is hosted by ARVO's Global Members Committee. A certificate of attendance will be available to attendees upon request (email

Organizers: Rony Sayegh, MD; Mengxi Shen, MD; Sandra Block, OD.


Pioneering the pinhole IOL
Claudio Trinidade
Claudio Trindade, MD, PhD (Instituto de Oftalmologia Cancado Trindade)

Unraveling RPE65-associated inherited retinal degenerations through gene therapy and therapeutic innovations
Fenghua Wang
Fenghua Wang, MD (Innostellar Biotherapeutics)

The evolution of corneal collagen cross-linking
Theo Seiler
Theo Seiler, MD, PhD (IROC Eye Clinic)


*Presenters and presentations are subject to change.