On 12 and 13 June, the IV Meeting of Retina had been held, led by Dr. Jose Luis Olea Vallejo, whose headquarters moved this year to San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

Dr. Carlos Méndez has participated as a speaker at this meeting providing expertise in the session of "combined anterior segment and reparative surgery".

This meeting has addressed the latest developments in vitreoretinal surgical technology and developments related to macular surgery and combined anterior segment and reparative surgery, complex surgery of retinal detachment and vitrectomy in ocular trauma and diabetic retinopathy. Other issues were also discussed, such as the role of vitrectomy in intraocular tumors and pathology  of the vitreoretinal interface. Finally, the perspective in vitreoretinal surgery has been discussed.