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.

Program Chairs

Sumit “Sam” Garg, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Medical Director Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California

Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

 

 

Invited Faculty

Alan S. Crandall, MD
The Eye Institute of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Steven Dell, MD
Medical Director
Dell Laser Consultants
Austin, Texas

Lena Dixit, MD
Eye Associates of Texas
Round Rock, TX
Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Medical Director Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Jason Feuerman, MD
Eye Institute of Austin
Austin, TX
M. Bowes Hamill, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Farhan Irshad, MD
Wallace Eye Associates Alexandria, LA
Ella Leung, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Thomas D. Patrianakos, DO
Cook County Health & Hospitals System
Chicago, IL
Leela Raju, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, New York University Langone Medical Center Chief, Ophthalmology Service at Bellevue Hospital
New York, NY
Manjool Shah, MD,
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Georgios Trichonas, MD
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH
Mitchell Weikert, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Joshua A. Young, MD
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology New York University of Medicine New York, New York

 

 

Program

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

Group A
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Approaching the routine cataract patient from start to finish
Sumit "Sam" Garg, MD
9:30 – 9:45 Patient Selection Steven Dell, MD
9:45 – 10 Biometry, Astigmatis and interpretation of Topography Mitchel Weikert, MD
10:15 – 10:15 Lasers and Lenses Kendall Donaldson, MD
10:15– 10:30 Break  
10:30-10:45. Cataract Surgery in Complex Eyes Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
10:45-11 Rings, hooks and more Alan Crandall, MD
11-11:15 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. 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
Patient Selection
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