Webinar: The Evaluation and Treatment of Floaters

Webinar: The Evaluation and Treatment of Floaters

I am hosting my first webinar.  Two similar events to review the evaluation and management of floaters.   The webinars will be live and I plan to present the same material.  They are free and anyone interested is welcome to register.

What is a Webinar?

Our webinar on floaters will be a live presentation, followed by real-time interactive discussion.  Specifically, I plan a short Power Point presentation followed by a question and answer (Q & A) session.  The whole event will last an hour.  I’ve scheduled two different times to accommodate as many different people and their schedules as possible.

This is a novel idea and I’d love as much participation as possible.  Please spread the word via your own links and communities.

Webinar for Floaters

Webinar for Floaters, Randall Wong, M.D.Why a Webinar?

I really hoped to do this via a Google Hangout, but it seems, at this time, the number of participants is limited.  I am probably overlooking something, but have decided to go with a webinar.

As with a blog, webinars are interactive. Unlike a blog, the interaction is live and in real-time.  I am looking forward to communicating in real time with so many of you who have sent in comments over the past few years and look forward to greeting many more you…online!

I chosen a subject, floaters, or vitreous opacification, which is very common.  Floaters are very common and can be from a variety of causes.  Floaters, depending upon the causes and/or visual goals, may or may not need to be treated.

We can discuss Ocriplasmin, Laser Treatment, FOV….whatever you want!

My point is that many, many of you may find relevance to this particular subject and presentation.

You Must Register

Simply  click on the links below and follow the directions.  Participation and registration are free.

Tuesday, February 5, 9 PM EST

Sunday, February 10, 3 PM EST

What Does This Mean?

Really trying to try a new way to interact with my online community.  This will allow me/us to interact with one another simultaneously, versus reading a thread on the blog.  This may prove to be very exciting, stimulating and informative!

See you there!

Randall V. Wong, M.D. 
Ophthalmologist, Retina Specialist
Fairfax, Virginia


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  • Ken E
    Posted at 14:03h, 06 February Reply

    Fantastic presentation and Q&A. Time well spent. Thanks Dr. Wong.

    • Randall V. Wong, M.D.
      Posted at 12:20h, 13 February Reply


      Thanks. I was pretty happy with the energy and participation. Pretty unique event.

      As always, thanks for your support!


  • Leslie Chappelear
    Posted at 02:24h, 08 February Reply

    Where do I find the answer to my question I submitted about 2 weeks ago?

    • Randall V. Wong, M.D.
      Posted at 12:39h, 13 February Reply

      I posted 1/21/2013. Should be following the article “Vitreous Floaters: Evaluation and Treatment”


  • JulieW
    Posted at 18:58h, 10 February Reply

    I am sorry I missed the webinar. Hope it went well.

    • Randall V. Wong, M.D.
      Posted at 12:36h, 13 February Reply


      Both went very well. Pretty unique event. Sorry you missed it, but I am sure to do more…..

      As always, thanks for your support.


  • Matt Bullard
    Posted at 01:05h, 20 February Reply

    Would it be possible for you to post the webinars on youtube?

    • Randall V. Wong, M.D.
      Posted at 11:54h, 02 March Reply

      Dear Matt,

      Yes. Not sure when I’ll get to it, though. Hopefully within then next week.


  • John
    Posted at 01:39h, 30 December Reply

    I have been dealing with floaters opacities now for two months, I suffered an accidental hit to the eye, when I woke up the next day I had this very mobile spot that moved rapidly with any eye movement. I then went to my eye doctor who explained that I has a PVD and that its normal. I am 44 and near-sighted, he didnt think the trauma to the eye had anything to do with the floaters but I wonder because of the timing. I am from Canada and not getting much sympathy for these floaters which are having a negative impact on my lifestyle, I am presently on short-term-disability because of these annoyances. I have a family of 5 and would like my quality of life back. I am nervous about this procedure but know its necessary. Is it possible to be out completely during this procedure.
    I hope I can set up an apt soon and have this done. I have read your entire website and feel comfortable with going thru with this.

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