Ophthalmologist Program

Date:
August 11-13, 2017

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

Program Schedule

This program is aimed at anterior segment surgeons, comprehensive ophthalmologists, ophthalmic residents and fellows with an interest in anterior segment care.

Saturday, August 12
7 – 8 a.m. Breakfast and networking  
8 – 8:20 a.m. Welcome and ARS questions  
8:20 – 10 a.m. Session I
Cataract Surgery: Stuff we need to know

Discussion of tips, tools and techniques of cataract surgery including complex cases and complex eyes
8:20 – 8:28 a.m. Phacodynamics made simple: optimize your settings Kendall Donaldson, MD
8:28 – 8:36 a.m. IFIS Management: the old and the new Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
8:36 – 8:44 a.m. Tips once it gets complicated Robert J. Cionni, MD
8:44 – 8:52 a.m. Zonules gone wild! Nicole Fram, MD
8:52 – 9 a.m. Scleral Fixated IOLs: Pearls and pitfalls Zaina Al Mohtaseb, MD
9 – 9:08 a.m. Dysphotopsias: You can’t ignore it Nicole Fram, MD
9:08 – 9:30 a.m. Panel: Cataract Surgery in Complex Eyes Zaina Al Mohtaseb, MD
Nicole Fram, MD
Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
Kendall Donaldson, MD
9:30 – 9:50 a.m. IOL Calculations:  Case Presentations Mitchell Weikert, MD
Douglas D. Koch, MD
9:50 – 10:20 a.m. Morning Break  
10:20 – noon Session II
Premium Cataract Sugery: Setting and meeting expectations

With expecations for cataract surgery higher than ever, this session will discuss how to to optimize outcomes and improve offerings for premium cataract surgery.
10:20 – 10:28 a.m. Pearls incorporating FLACs Elizabeth Yeu, MD
10:28 – 10:36 a.m. FLACs for complex cases   Robert J. Cionni, MD
10:36 – 10:44 a.m. Pearls planning astigmatism correction Douglas D. Koch, MD
10:44 – 10:52 a.m. Troubleshooting toric IOLs: Sumit “Sam” Garg, MD
10:52 – 11 a.m. Astigmatism and Aberrometry Robert J. Cionni, MD
11 – 11:08 a.m. Automating astigmatism correction from topo to treatment Jonathan Solomon, MD
11:08 – 11:16 a.m. Residual Astigmatism: Rotate, zip it or flip it Elizabeth Yeu, MD
11:16 – 11:24 a.m. Presbyopia-correcting Lenses: Current and the pipeline Douglas D. Koch, MD
11:24 – 11:32 a.m. Mixing and Matching Premium lenses Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
11:32 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Management of the unhappy patient Jonathan Solomon, MD
11:40 a.m. – Noon Panel: Modern Cataract Controversies
(Topics: Dropless, simulataeous, femto vs. not, MFIOL in complex eyes)
Robert J. Cionni, MD
Douglas D. Koch, MD
Mitchell Weikert, MD
Elizabeth Yeu, MD
Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
Jonathan Solomon, MD
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch and Networking  
1 – 3 p.m. Session III
Glaucoma: The pressure is on!

Review of traditional and modern approaches to medical and surgical management of glaucoma.
1 – 1:08 p.m. Review of screening and diagnostics Douglas J. Rhee, MD
1:08 – 1:16 p.m. Pharm update: Current strategies and the pipeline Douglas J. Rhee, MD
1:16 – 1:24 p.m. What is the role of laser in the MIGS era   Paul Singh, MD
1:24 – 1:32 p.m. Is glaucoma becoming a surgical disease Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH
1:32 – 1:42 p.m. Panel  Discussion Moderator: Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
1:42 – 1:50 p.m. Surgical glaucoma and risk mitigation Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
1:50 – 1:58 p.m. Canal surgery without a device Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH
1:58 – 2:06 p.m. Canal Surgery with indwelling stent Paul Singh, MD
2:06 – 2:14 p.m. Supraciliary surgery Paul Singh, MD
2:14 – 2:22 p.m. The standardization of transcleral surgery Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH
2:22 – 2:30 p.m. Trabs and Tubes in 2017??  Douglas J. Rhee, MD
2:30 – 2:40 p.m. Panel Moderator: Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
2:40 – 3 p.m. Video Case Conference/Wrap up Moderator: Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
3 –3:30 p.m. Afternoon Break
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Oculoplastic Pearls and Perils
Review of diagnosis and management of oculoplastics diseases and surgeries for the comprehensive ophthalmologist
3:30 – 3:36 p.m. Eyelid Neoplasms: evaluation and treatment Vikram Durairaj, MD
3:36 – 3:42 p.m. Techniques for dealing with floppy eyelid in the era of obstructive sleep apnea Jill Melicher, MD
3:42 – 3:48 p.m. Complications of blepharoplasty Vikram Durairaj, MD
3:48 – 3:54 p.m. New brow lifting techniques Jill Melicher, MD
3:54 – 4:15 p.m.. Panel: Adding plastics to your practice
4:15 – 5 p.m. Video Session: The Thrill of Victory and Agony of Defeat
Video based lectures on complex or complicated cases in cataract, cornea and glaucoma surgery with panel commentary
4:15 – 4:20 p.m. Reverse Optic Capture is easy right? Jonathan Solomon, MD
4:20 – 4:25 p.m. Higher Order Aberrations: What You Need to Know Sam “Sumit” Garg, MD
4:25 – 4:30 p.m. Malyugian Malfunction Nicole Fram, MD
4:30 – 4:35 p.m. Femto Bloopers Kendall Donaldson, MD
4:35 – 4:40 p.m. Was that really a good idea? Elizabeth Yeu, MD
4:40 – 4:45 p.m. Anterior segment reconstruction post trauma Mitchell Weikert, MD
4:45 – 4:50 p.m. Hyperopic shift..what? Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH
4:50 – 4:55 p.m. MIGS learning curve Thomas Samuelson, MD
4:55 – 5 p.m. Cataract surgery with open capsule Douglas D. Koch, MD
5 – 5:30 p.m. Discussion and ARS Questions
Sunday, August 13
7 – 8 a.m. Breakfast and networking
8 – 8:20 a.m. Welcome and ARS questions
8:20 – 9 a.m. Session I:
Part I: Conquering the Cornea
Review of medical and surgical management common cornea conditions
8:20 – 8:28 a.m. Anterior segment OCT – new techniques and applications Mitchell Weikert, MD
8:28 – 8:36 a.m. Infectious Keratitis: Viral and bacterial infections Zaina Al Mohtaseb, MD
8:36 – 8:44 a.m. Keratoplasty trends and updates Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
8:44 – 8:52 a.m. Panel  
9 – 9:40 a.m. Part II: Ocular Surface Management: Polishing the mirror
With dry eye awareness increasing, how to approach patients who presents with signs and symptoms of ocular surface disease
9 – 9:08 a.m. Ocular Surface Disease in 2017: Diagnositcs Sam “Sumit” Garg, MD
9:08 – 9:16 a.m. Ocular Surface Disease: Treatment Elizabeth Yeu, MD
9:16 – 9:24 a.m. Dry eye masquerades Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
9:24 – 9:40 a.m. Panel: Creating a dry eye enter of excellence Sam “Sumit” Garg, MD
Jonathan Solomon, MD
Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
Zaina Al Mohtaseb, MD
9:40 – 10:10 a.m. Break
10:10 – 11:20 a.m. Session II
Refractive Revival

Lasik and beyond: expanding options for refractive surgery and navigating the changes to your practice
10:10 – 10:18 a.m. Topography tips and pearls Mitchell Weikert, MD
10:18 – 10:26 a.m. New kids on the block: SMILE and Corneal Inlays Zaina Al Mohtaseb, MD
10:26 – 10:34 a.m. Refractive Lens exchange and phakic IOLs Jonathan Solomon, MD
10:34 – 11 a.m. Case Management Dilemmas: What would you do? Douglas D. Koch, MD
Mitchell Weikert, MD
11 a.m. – Noon Session III:                
What Am I Doing NEW in 2017? The Future of Ophthalmology
Rapid fire videos based on new technologies, tools and tricks for ocular surgery
11 – 11:06 a.m. Yamane technique with Miyake Views Robert J. Cionni, MD
11:06 – 11:12 a.m. Pars plana safety suture Nicole Fram, MD
11:12 – 11:18 a.m. Double needle with cornea edema Zaina Al Mohtaseb, MD
11:18 – 11:26 a.m. Yag vitreolysis Paul Singh, MD
11:26 – 11:32 a.m. Diffuse Iris Atrophy management Douglas D. Koch, MD
11:32 – 11:38 a.m. Hole in the Bucket Nicole Fram, MD
11:38 – 11:44 a.m. TBD (or end with panel)
11:44 – 11:50 a.m. TBD
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Discussion and ARS Questions and Adjourn