Young Eye Surgeons (YES) Program

Date:
August 25-26, 2018

Location:
JW Marriott Austin
110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, Texas 78701

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Designed with the early-career ophthalmologist in mind, the Young Eye Surgeons (YES) Program, features a full-day of skills transfer sessions, general sessions, and challenging cases breakout group. This combination of hands-on, interactive environment will facilitate the assimilation of key concepts from basic to complex anterior segment surgeries. The education is presented by an esteemed list of faculty.

Program Schedule

Attendees will be divided into Group A and Group B based on year in residency and fellowship.

(Subject to change)
Group A
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
9:10 – 9:30 a.m. Approaching the Routine Cataract Patient From Start to Finish Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Patient Selection Steven Dell, MD
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Biometry, Astigmatis and Interpretation of Topography Mitchel Weikert, MD
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Lasers and Lenses Kendall Donaldson, MD
10:15– 10:30 a.m. Break  
10:30-10:45 a.m. Cataract Surgery in Complex Eyes Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
10:45-11:00 a.m. Rings, hooks and more Alan Crandall, MD
11:00-11:15 a.m. Introduction to MIGS Thomas Samuelson, MD
11:15 a.m.-12:15 pm. Roundtable Discussion:
Part 1: Complex Cataract Surgery: It can be made easy!
Part 2: Refractive Cataract Surgery Conundrums
12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch Break
1:15- 4:30 p.m. Skills Transfer Lab
Phacoemulsification: Basic Techniques
Advanced Phacoemulsification: Rings, hooks and More
Limbal Relaxing Incisions
Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Techniques
Lens Folding and Positioning
4:30-5:30 p.m. Question and Answer Session with All Faculty
Group B
9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m Skills Transfer Lab:
Phacoemulsification: Basic Techniques
Advanced Phacoemulsification: Rings, hooks and More
Limbal Relaxing Incisions
Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Techniques
Lens Folding and Positioning
12:15 - 1:15 p.m Lunch Break
1:15 - 1:25 p.m Welcome and Introduction
1:25 - 1:45 p.m Approaching the Routine Cataract Patient from Start to Finish Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD
 
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. Patient Selection Steven Dell, MD
2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Biometry Astigmatism, and Interpretation of Topography Mitchell Weikert, MD
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Lasers and Lenses Kendall Donaldson, MD
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Cataract Surgery in Complex Eyes Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Rings, hooks and more Alan Crandall, MD
3:00 - 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 - 3:30 p.m. Indroduction to MIGS Thomas Samuelson, MD
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion:
Part 1 Complex Cataract Surgery: It Can Be Made Easy!
Part 2 Refractive Cataract Surgery Conundrums
4:30- 5:30 p.m. Question and Answer Session with All Faculty