Dr. Steve Charles, Keynote Speaker at 2016 Vit-Buckle Society Meeting


faculty photoOn Friday, March 18, 2016, HEI Clinical professor of Ophthalmology, Steve Charles, MD, FACS, was the keynote speaker at the 4th annual meeting of the Vit-Buckle Society. His lecture topic was "Inside the Innovators Studio."

One of the world's leading vitreoretinal surgeons, Dr. Charles has developed many of the techniques and devices used by vitreoretinal surgeons worldwide. He has performed over 35,000 vitreoretinal surgeries, lectured in 50 countries and operated in 25, delivered 17 named lectures and over 1,000 speaking trips. He is the author of a leading textbook in the field which is published in 6 languages. He has authored over 174 articles in medical literature and over 50 book chapters.

The Vit-Buckle Society aims to provide an open forum for innovative vitreoretinal surgeons to share best practices, foster the development and use of novel surgical technologies and strategies for retinal diseases, and provide mentorship of emerging vitreoretinal surgeons.