ASRS Annual Meeting

Dates: August 9-14, 2014
Location: San Diego, CA

Synergetics will be exhibiting in booth #507 at the 32nd annual meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists.

Be sure to visit us and see the new VersaVIT 2.0 Vitrectomy System along with innovations in our instrumentation and laser probe lines.

18th Annual Duke Advanced Vitreous Surgery (AVS) Course and Rounds

Dates: March 27 - 29, 2014
Location: Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Eye Center, Durham, NC

Synergetics will again be on-hand at this year’s DUKE AVS. Stop by our booth in the exhibitor hall to learn about our latest offerings and advances in retinal surgery.

Duke Advanced Surgery Rounds (ASR) will take place on March 27th. Duke ASR is only available for 40 attendees on a first come first serve basis. This will be a hybrid course integrating both panel discussion and wet lab participation. This course will augment a fully trained surgeon’s surgical approach, transfer complex surgical skills, and expose surgeons to a range of instrumentation to improve their selection for the task at hand.

The Duke AVS course (March 28 - 29) is designed for the experienced vitreoretinal surgeon. Participants will be able to assess new developments in surgical techniques and instrumentation. A variety of information will be presented to stimulate the exchange of ideas.

For more information and to register, visit

2nd Annual Vit-Buckle Society Meeting (VBS 2.0)

Dates: March 13 - 15, 2014
Location: Las Vegas, NV

The 2nd annual Vit-Buckle Society Meeting (VBS 2.0) will be held March 13 - 15, 2014 at the beautiful Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

Synergetics is proud to again be a part of this educational event. We will be showcasing our recently released pediatric/ROP instrumentation line, our famed VersaVIT vitrectomy system, and several other new product innovations. Be sure to stop by and say hello!

42nd Annual Aspen Retinal Detachment Society Meeting (ARDS)

Dates: March 1 - 5, 2014
Location: Snowmass, CO

Missed your opportunity to hit the slopes with us in Tahoe? Or maybe you just want to join us for another exciting event. Whatever your motivation, we'd love to see you at this year's 42nd Annual Aspen Retinal Detachment Society Meeting (ARDS), nestled in the mountains of Snowmass, Colorado.

The meeting kicks off with dinner on Saturday, March 1st. Exhibitions and discussions will take place March 2nd through 5th - AFTER you enjoy your morning ski runs, of course! So get ready to show off your downhill skills then join us as we show off the latest in precision retinal surgical equipment - including our recently released line of pediatric surgical instrumentation.

For the full meeting program and information on registration, lodging and ski rates, visit:

Synergetics USA at 33rd Annual Squaw Valley Retina Symposium

Dates: February 6 - 9, 2014
Location: The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe

Grab your ski gear and come see us at the 33rd Annual Squaw Valley Retina Symposium in beautiful Lake Tahoe, February 6 - 9, 2014!

For complete conference information and to register, visit:

Retina Fellows’ Forum, January 24-26, 2014

Dates: January 24-26, 2014
Location: Westin Chicago River North, Chicago, IL

Synergetics USA is once again proud to be a part of the 14th Annual Retina Fellows' Forum, which will take place January 24 - 26, 2014 in beautiful Chicago, Illinois. The event is open exclusively to North American vitreoretinal fellows in their final year of their traditional 2-year fellowship program.

Each registrant will receive a personalized, engraved Synergetics surgical instrument with our compliments. Be sure to look for the Synergetics booth in the exhibition hall to experience a wider sampling of our speciality retinal surgical devices including the renowned VersaVit vitrectomy system, and be among the first to preview our latest products launching in early 2014.

More details on the event and the instrument give-away will be shared soon. Please continue to visit our news feed for information.

See you in Chicago!

Best of Retina 2013

Dates: December 5-7, 2013
Location: New York, NY

Synergetics, Inc. is proud to be a part of the Best of Retina 2013 conference happening now in New York City. Be sure to stop by our booth. We will be showcasing a variety of the industry's most popular vitreoretinal surgical devices including the acclaimed VersaVIT system, the industry's first fully portable vitrectomy machine. Also be among the first to glimpse our latest product developments and schedule an advanced personal demonstration of the new, highly anticipated Illuminated Directional II laser probe. 

Synergetics at AAO 2013 Retinal Subspecialty Day

Dates: November 15, 2013
Location: Ernest Morial Convention Center, Hall B - New Orleans

Retinal Subspecialty Day at AAO 2013 - Let the Good Times Roll!

The 117th Annual AAO Meeting is just days away. This year's retinal subspecialty day is Friday, November 15th. Visit the retinal subspecialty exhibits from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m..

Look for the Synergetics team in Booth 14. We'll be showcasing the latest Synergetics products for vitreoretinal procedures including the VersaVIT vitrectomy system!

Join Synergetics the AAO 2013 Annual Meeting in New Orleans!

Dates: November 16-19, 2013
Location: Booth #401, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

Attending this year's American Academy of Ophthamology (AAO) Meeting in New Orleans? The annual AAO event offers the largest exhibition of ophthalmic technology, products and services in the world. 

Be sure to visit Synergetics in booth #401. Check out the latest in our extensive line of retinal surgical tools and equipment including the VersaVIT vitrectomy system! 

AAO's Exhibition will be open November 16-18, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and November 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

For more information on this year's AAO, visit:

See you in the Big Easy!

Synergetics USA

Booth 401

Get Jazzed About Retinal Surgery at the 2013 AAO

Dates: November 15th, 6:15-8:00pm
Location: Pat O'Briens - 624 Bourbon St.

Synergetics is proud to once again sponsor this year’s third annual interactive symposium for vitreoretinal surgeons at the AAO this November in New Orleans.  The event, entitled Get Jazzed About Retinal Surgery, focuses on Tips and Tricks in Retinal Surgery and features surgical videos and case presentations by a panel of experienced retinal physicians.  The symposium is open to all vitreoretinal surgeons and first and second year retina fellows are highly encouraged to attend.

Complementary drinks and refreshments will be served at the event, which takes place from 6:15-8:00 pm on Friday, November 15th at Pat O’Briens (624 Bourbon St.).

The Course Director for the evening is Dr. Asheesh Tewari, M.D., Director, Retina Fellowship and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Wayne State University School of Medicine and of the Kresge Eye Institute, Detroit, MI.  Panel members include Dr. John W. Kitchens, M.D. of Vitreoretinal Surgery, PA, Minneapolis, MN, Dr. Kevin J. Blinder, M.D., Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the Washington University School of Medicine and of the Retina Institute, St. Louis, MO, Dr. Derek Kunimoto, M.D., Partner at Retinal Consultants of AZ and Director, Scottsdale Eye Surgery Center, Phoenix, AZ, and Dr. Gaurav K. Shah, M.D., Director Retina Fellowship and Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the Washington University School of Medicine and the Retina Institute, St. Louis, MO.

Pre-register for your spot at

Hawaiian Eye 2013

Dates: January 20th-25th 2013
Location: Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii’s Big Island

Booth #: TBD

2012 American Academy of Ophthalmology

Dates: November 9th-13th 2012
Location: McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, IL

*Retina Subspecialty Day takes place November 9th

Booth # 4208

VersaVIT™ Launch Party

Dates: November 10th, 2012
Location: The Metropolitan Club

This year Synergetics is pleased to announce the recent launch and approval of the VersaVIT™ vitrectomy platform.  Please celebrate and join us at The Metropolitan Club, the business and social center of Chicago’s professional elite located in the world-famous Willis Tower, for a launch party for VersaVIT™.The VersaVIT was created in response to the changing needs of the market and offers a cost efficient solution for any practice. The launch party will feature talks that focus on the unique surgical benefits that VersaVIT™ can provide to any surgical environment.  Vitreoretinal surgeons are encouraged to sign up in advance.  


  • Saturday, November 10th
  • 6:00 - 8:00pm
  • The Metropolitan Club in Willis Tower
  • Chicago, IL

Rise To The Challenge

Dates: November 9th, 2012
Location: John Hancock Observatory

This year at the AAO, Synergetics will be sponsoring a symposium on retinal detachment.  Rise to the Challenge is the second annual meeting for vitreoretinal surgeons during the AAO. This year's topic is Retinal Detachment and there will be discussion on different surgical techniques and tips for retinal detachment repair. This symposium is open to all vitreoretinal surgeons and 1st & 2nd year retina fellows are highly encouraged to attend. Please join us Friday evening for this unique educational event!

**Complimentary Drinks And Appetizers Will Be Provided**

  • Friday, November 9th
  • 6:00 - 8:00PM
  • John Hancock Observatory
  • Chicago, IL

12th EVRS Meeting

Dates: September 15th-18th 2012
Location: Maritim Congress Center, Dresden, Germany

Booth #: TBD

30th Anniversary Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)

Dates: August 25th-29th 2012
Location: Aria Resort, Las Vegas, NV

Booth #: TBD

1st Annual Combined OIC/WAVE 2012 Meeting

Dates: June 23rd-26th 2012
Location: Four Seasons, Vail, CO

Booth #: TBD

Duke 17th Advanced Vitreous Surgery Course

Dates: May 3rd-5th 2012
Location: Albert Eye Research Institute, Durham, NC

Booth #: TBD