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.

The 2019 Macula Society Awards deadline was September 28! All Award recipients

will be notified in mid-October.

First Call For Papers for the 42nd Annual Macula Society Scientific Program
September 4, 2018
Please submit all abstracts through the website by logging in as a member and accessing your homepage starting September 4, 2018
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE  is November 7, 2018 5pm EST

 

Macula Society Members: please log into your member home profile page to make hotel accommodations at Hyatt Regency Coconut-Point

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AAO Eye Wiki
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.
Officers

President
H. Richard McDonald, MD

President-Elect
Joan W. Miller, MD

Secretary
Carol L. Shields, MD

Treasurer
Mark W. Johnson, MD

Executive Secretary
Lawrence J.  Singerman, MD

Established 1977
Lawrence Singerman - Founder

Committee Chairs

Awards
Andrew P. Schachat, MD

By-Laws Chair
Christina J. Flaxel, MD

Credentials
Glenn J. Jaffe, MD

Meeting Planning
Peter K. Kaiser, MD

Nominating
Jennifer I. Lim, MD

Program
Srini Vas Sadda, MD

Research & Education
David N. Zacks, MD

Website
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

Member News

Click here to see article and photos from AAO 2017 in New Orleans

Congratulations to Michael Elman, MD – for completing his service as AAO Councilor representing the Macula Society.


Macula Society Co-Sponsors World Sight Day - October 11, 2019 in Washington DC invite and information

Click here


Survey

Solar Retinopathy Survey by the Macula Society

The Macula Society is collecting cases from the Great American Solar Eclipse. Please click here to enter data and determine which imaging tests are ideal for this study.


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

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