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 submission site is now open!
Macula Society Members please log in to  www.maculasociety.org to submit any Award nominations.

Nominations will ONLY be accepted through the website form. All nominations must be received by September 28, 2018. NO EMAIL NOMINATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED! 

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


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

Member Login

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.

H. Richard McDonald, MD

Joan W. Miller, MD

Carol L. Shields, MD

Mark W. Johnson, MD

Executive Secretary
Lawrence J.  Singerman, MD

Established 1977
Lawrence Singerman - Founder

Committee Chairs

Andrew P. Schachat, MD

By-Laws Chair
Christina J. Flaxel, MD

Glenn J. Jaffe, MD

Meeting Planning
Peter K. Kaiser, 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

Member News

2019 Macula Society Award Nominations

Awards Nominations for 2019 are now being accepted by members only, through their home profile page after they log in.

Nomination Deadline is September 28, 2018

Photo Gallery

Annual Meeting photo galleries from the 36th, 37th, 38th, 39th and 40th Macula Society Annual Meetings are avaliable.

Click here

Enter password: Macula

Participation at IntRIS 2018
""The International Retinal Imaging Symposium 2018 will take place on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA and will feature a series of lectures that will focus on the latest developments in retinal imaging, including: adaptive optics, fundus autofluorescence, ultra-widefield imaging, spectral domain and swept source optical coherence tomography (OCT), and OCT angiography. This conference will include a full day of lectures by many of the world’s experts in retinal imaging who will speak on recent innovations that have occurred in this rapidly advancing field.
We welcome your participation at IntRIS 2018 which promises to provide insight and understanding in retinal imaging and showcase the integral importance of innovative retinal imaging in the evaluation and management of retinal disease.
Link to Register:
David Sarraf, M.D. K. Bailey Freund, M.D. Srinivas Sadda, M.D.

OCT Conference

Click on the below image for information on the Swept Source OCT Angiography Conference in Paris, February 16-17, 2018



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

Conference Management Software by X-CD Technologies Inc.