Ophthalmologist Program

Date:
August 23-25, 2019

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

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Program Schedule

This program is aimed at anterior segment surgeons, comprehensive ophthalmologists, ophthalmic residents and fellows with an interest in anterior segment care. The education is presented by an esteemed list of faculty

(Subject to change)
Saturday, August 25
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Networking with Exhibitors  
8:00 – 8:05 a.m. Welcome  
8:00 – 8:05 a.m. Session I Cataract surgery: Upping Your Game Douglas D. Koch, MD and Mitchell P. Weikert, MD
8:05 – 8:10 a.m. ARS Questions
8:10 – 8:08 a.m. Superficial Keratectomy in the Cataract Patient Sumit “Sam” Garg, MD
8:18 – 8:26 a.m. Pearls for the Dense and White Cataract Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD
8:26 – 8:34 a.m. Yamane Techniques: The Basics Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD
8:34 – 8:42 a.m. Yamane Technique: Trials and Tribulations Mitchell P. Weikert, MD
8:42 – 8:50 a.m. SICS: All of Us Need to Learn This Alan S. Crandall, MD
8:50 – 8:58 a.m. Complex Femto: Making Tough Cases Easier Tal Raviv, MD
8:58 – 9:06 a.m. Iris Cerclage Made Simple M. Bowes Hamill, MD
9:06 – 9:14 a.m. IOL Calculations I: 5 Pearls to Update You Mitchell P. Weikert, MD
9:14 – 9:22 a.m. IOL Calculations II: Why the Cornea is Holding Us Back Douglas D. Koch, MD
9:22 – 9:45 a.m. Panel/ARS Alan S. Crandall, MD; Sumit “Sam” Garg, MD; M. Bowes Hamill, MD; Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD; Douglas D. Koch, MD; Tal Raviv, MD; Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD; Mitchell P. Weikert, MD
9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Morning Break
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session II Glaucoma: New Advances Abound—How Can You Use Them Douglas J. Rhee, MD and Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
Part A: Diagnostics and Medical Management
10:15 – 10:17 a.m. Welcome to Glaucoma Douglas J. Rhee, MD
10:18 – 10:30 a.m. Update on the Medical Management of Glaucoma Douglas J. Rhee, MD
10:31 – 10:38 a.m. Tips from the Glaucoma Specialist on Visual Field Interpretation – Establishing the Diagnosis and Determining Progression Thomas D. Patrianakos, MD
10:39 – 10:46 a.m. Tips from the Glaucoma Specialist on RNFL and Optic Nerve Exam – Establishing the Diagnosis and Determining Progression Thomas D. Patrianakos, MD
10:47 – 11:00 a.m. Questions and Panel Discussion Alan S. Crandall, MD; Thomas D. Patrianakos, MD; Douglas J. Rhee, MD; Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
Part B: Surgical Management
11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Making Sense of MIGS – What I Use and Why Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
11:16 – 11:30 a.m. What New Treatment Technologies I Have Adopted in the Last Two Years Thomas D. Patrianakos, MD
11:31 – 11:45 a.m. Surgical Challenges and Adventures/Misadventures Alan S. Crandall, MD
11:46 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Q/A and Panel – Topic: How Are You Making Use/Sense of MIGS Alan S. Crandall, MD; Thomas D. Patrianakos, MD; Douglas J. Rhee, MD; Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Networking  
1:00 – 2:45 p.m. Session III Premium Cataract Surgery: Setting and Exceeding Expectations Douglas D. Koch, MD and Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
1:00 – 1:06 p.m. ARS Questions
1:06 – 1:14 p.m. Simplifying Premium IOL Selection: Just Ask the Right Questions Steven Dell, MD
1:14 – 1:22 p.m. Presbyopia-Correcting IOLs: Less is More. . . For Now Douglas D. Koch, MD
1:22 – 1:30 p.m. Choosing the Right IOL: Mix, Match and Blend Elizabeth Yeu, MD
1:30 – 1:38 p.m. Four Steps to Toric IOL Success Tal Raviv, MD
1:38 – 1:46 p.m. Intraoperative Alignment and Assessment Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD
1:46 – 1:54 p.m. Intraoperative Aberrometry in Atypical Cataract Patients Terry Kim, MD
1:54 – 2:04 p.m. Arcuate Incisions: An Art and Skill that Benefits Your Patients Elizabeth Yeu, MD
2:04 – 2:12 p.m. Femtosecond Arcuate Incisions: Are They Better? Steven Dell, MD
2:12 – 2:20 p.m. Challenging Astigmatism Cases Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
2:20 – 2:45 p.m. Panel/ARS: Hot Topics in Cataract Surgery Steven Dell, MD; Kendall E. Donaldson, MD; Terry Kim, MD; Douglas D. Koch, MD; Tal Raviv, MD; Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD; Elizabeth Yeu, MD;
2:45 – 3:15 p.m. Afternoon Break
3:15 – 4:30 p.m. VI Retina Rounds Sumitra Khandelwal, MD and Steve Charles, MD
3:15 – 3:20 p.m. ARS Questions Georgios Trichonas, MD
3:20 – 3:28 p.m. Retina OCT Interpretation Georgios Trichonas, MD
3:28 – 3:36p.m. Update on AMD Ella Leung, MD
3:36 – 3:44 p.m. Management of RD Steve Charles, MD
3:44 – 3:52 p.m. Retinal Diseases Treatable by the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Georgios Trichonas, MD
3:52 – 4:00 p.m. Nuclear Chip in the Vitreous: What Should I Do? Ella Leung, MD
4:00 – 4:08 p.m. Current Management of Diabetic Retinopathy Steve Charles, MD
4:08 – 4:30 p.m. Panel/ARS: What I Wish Every Cataract Surgeon Would Know Steve Charles, MD; Sumitra Khandelwal, MD; Ella Leung, MD; Georgios Trichonas, MD
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Session V Video session: Was that a Good Idea? Douglas D. Koch, MD and Terry Kim, MD
4:30 – 4:38 p.m. Why Did the Chamber Shallow? Douglas D. Koch, MD
4:38 – 4:46 p.m. Yamane Complication Terry Kim, MD
4:46 – 4:54 p.m. MF IOL with Loose Zonules Elizabeth Yeu, MD
4:54 – 5:02 p.m. The Marfans Lens: Who Needs Needles? Tal Raviv, MD
5:02 – 5:10 p.m. Exchanging a 20/20 IOL? Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
5:10 – 5:18 p.m. Let’s Go Fishing! M. Bowes Hamill, MD
5:18 – 5:26 p.m. Soft but Not Easy Leela Raju, MD
5:18 – 5:30 p.m. Discussion Kendall E. Donaldson, MD; M. Bowes Hamill, MD; Terry Kim, MD; Douglas D. Koch, MD; Tal Raviv, MD; Elizabeth Yeu, MD
Sunday, August 26
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Networking
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Section VI Cornea & Refractive Surgery: Pearls for the Comprehensive Practice Sumitra Khandelwal, MD and Steven Dell, MD
8:00 – 8:05 a.m. ARS Questions
8:05 – 8:13 a.m. Corneal Edema After Cataract Surgery Terry Kim, MD
8:13 – 8:21 a.m. How Do I Incorporate Crosslinking into My Practice? Leela Raju, MD
8:21 – 8:29 a.m. Treating Endothelial Dystrophy: Today and Tomorrow Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
8:29 – 8:37 a.m. Dang, I Tore the DMEK Donor, Now What? M. Bowes Hamill, MD
8:37 – 8:45 a.m. Cataract and Refractive Surgery in HSV Patients Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
8:45 – 8:53 a.m. The Role of Laser Vision Correction in the Cataract Practice Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
8:53 – 9:01 a.m. Laser Vision Correction in Irregular Corneas Steven Dell, MD
9:01 – 9:09 a.m. Does LASIK Cause Cataracts? Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
9:09 – 9:30 a.m. Panel/ARS: The Future of Refractive Surgery Steven Dell, MD; Kendall E. Donaldson, MD; M. Bowes Hamill, MD; Sumitra Khandelwal, MD; Terry Kim, MD; Leela Raju, MD
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Session VII Ocular Surface Management: Who Knew It Was So Important? Kendall E. Donaldson, MD and Elizabeth Yeu, MD
10:00 – 10:05 a.m. ARS Questions
10:05 – 10:13 a.m. Update on Dry Eye Algorithms Terry Kim, MD
10:13 – 10:21 a.m. Management Update: Current and the Pipeline Elizabeth Yeu, MD
10:21 – 10:29 a.m. More than Just Drops: Review of Lasers and More Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
10:29 – 10:37 a.m. Amniotic Membrane Grafts: Practical Applications Mitchell P. Weikert, MD
10:37 – 11:00 a.m. Panel/ARS: Incorporating Dry Eye Care in Your Practice Douglas Devries, OD; Kendall E. Donaldson, MD; Ahmad Fahmy, OD; Terry Kim, MD; Mitchell P. Weikert, MD; Elizabeth Yeu, MD
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Session VIII Challenges, Tricks, and Musings Sumitra Khandelwal, MD and M. Bowes Hamill, MD
11:00 – 11:05 a.m. Audience Poll
11:05 – 11:13 a.m. Reaching Out: Taking Your Skills OUS Alan S. Crandall, MD
11:13 – 11:21 a.m. . Reaching Out: Opportunities to Get Involved Leela Raju, MD
11:21 – 11:29 a.m. Looking in: Give Your Practice a Facelift Tal Raviv, MD
11:29 – 11:37 a.m. Management of the Dislocated Implant Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD
11:37 – 11:45 a.m. Man vs. Air Bag = Cataract and Missing Zonules Mitchell P. Weikert, MD
11:45 – 11:53 a.m. A New Way to Fragment the Nucleus Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
11:53 a.m. – 12:01 p.m. Iris Cysts: Doctor Beware M. Bowes Hamill, MD
12:01 – 12:09 p.m. A Capsular Condition—and the Surgeon Who Missed It Douglas D. Koch, MD
12:09 – 12:30 p.m. Discussion Alan S. Crandall, MD; M. Bowes Hamill, MD; Sumitra Khandelwal, MD; Douglas D. Koch, MD; Leela Raju, MD; Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD; Mitchell P. Weikert, MD
12:30 p.m. Adjourn