The 35th Annual Macula Society Meeting took place June 11-15, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel. Congratulations on 35 years!
Larry J. Singerman, MD spoke on the topic of "Impact of Lucentis on psychological morbidity in patients with macular edema and neovascularization secondary to retinal vein occlusion." Dr. Singerman founded the Society in 1977 and has served since then as the Societys Executive Secretary. He established the Society as a forum for the sharing and discussion of international research by its members for the advancement of medical treatment for retinal vascular and macular disease. The highly selective membership of the Macula Society includes 400 of the most influential and innovative physicians from over 29 countries around the world in the field of retinal vascular diseases. The meeting in Jerusalem took place at the David Citadel Hotel, with over 300 in attendance. The scientific program coincided with the 2nd bi-annual Michaelson Macula Society Symposium and presentation of the Michaelson medal, which was presented to Professor Jacob Peer for his work in VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor) research.