Posterior Segment Inflammation: A Clinically Relevant Review

Recorded On: 11/08/2018

The spectrum of posterior segment autoimmune and inflammatory disorders can be extremely challenging with respect to both diagnosis and management. This is a clinically practical and case based approach reviews of topics in regards to signs and symptoms and management of a variety of these conditions, with emphasis on white dot syndrome. The systemic disease association of posterior segment inflammatory disease is also discussed.

Mohammad R Rafieetary, OD, FAAO

Consultative Optometric Physician

Dr. Mohammad Rafieetary is a consultative optometric physician who has been is in practice at the Charles Retina Institute (CRI) since 1996. Dr. Rafieetary is a graduate of Boston University and has received his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He has completed a residency in Primary Care Optometry and Ocular Disease at the Southern College of Optometry (SCO) and the Memphis Health Center. Upon complication of his residency in 1989, Dr. Rafieetary joined SCO’s faculty and served as an Associate Professor the Chief of Advanced Ocular Disease Service and at the Southern College of Optometry until he joined CRI. Dr. Rafieetary has received several awards including the SCO Faculty of the Year, American Diabetic Association’s National Achievement of Distinction Award, and the Tennessee Associations of Optometric Physician’s Optometrist of the Year. 
Dr. Rafieetary has served on the board of several professional organizations. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and Optometric Retina Society. He is board certified by the American Board Optometry as well as the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. 
Dr. Rafieetary is published in numerous professional publications and lectures extensively on the subject of diseases of the eye with emphasis on conditions of the retinal and vitreous.