ASCRS Ophthalmologist Program

This program is aimed at anterior segment surgeons and comprehensive ophthalmologists.

Friday, August 23

3-5 p.m. NEW OFFERING!  Wet Lab for Practicing Ophthalmologists
Yamane Technique, Iris Suturing, Scleral Fixation, Four-Point Pupiloplasty

Saturday, August 24

7-8 a.m. Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:05-9:45 a.m.  I. The Practical Guide to Cataract Essentials (Case Based)
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
10:15-11:15 a.m. II. Best of ASCRS
11:20-11:40 a.m. III. Government Relations Update
11:45-12:45 p.m. Industry Spotlight Symposium *Non-CME Session*
12:45-1:00 p.m. Networking with Exhibitors
1:00 - 3:30 p.m. IV. The Cutting Edge of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
1-2:30 p.m. Part I. Cataract and Refractive
1:00-1:15 p.m. Presbyopia Correction
1:15-1:30 p.m. Corneal Refractive Surgery
1:30-2:00 p.m. Refractive Cataract Surgery
2:00-2:15 p.m. Cataract Surgery Peri-Operative Medications
2:15-2:30 p.m. Modern Cataract Controversies
2:30-2:50 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
2:50-3:30 p.m. Part II.  Cornea and Dry Eye
2:50-2:58 p.m. Expanding Options for Management of MGD
2:58-3:05 p.m. Pipeline Therapies for DED Treatment
3:05-3:12 p.m. Managing the Poorly Healing Epithelial Defects
3:12-3:20 p.m. OSD Masqueraders
3:20-3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion on Patient Referral (Cases)
3:30-4:00 p.m. V. Retina for the Anterior Segment Surgeon
4:00-5:00 p.m. VI.  Adapting in a Changing World (forward looking approach to anterior segment ophthalmology).

Sunday, August 25

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:00 - 8:02 a.m. Welcome Back
8:02-9:02 a.m. VII. Glaucoma Session
9:02-10:02 a.m. VIII. "So then this happened…" Sponsored by the Vanguard Ophthalmology Society
10:02-10:30 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30-12:00 p.m. IV.  Video Based Sessions (Scleral fixation, Yamane technique, Pseudophakic Lens, Iris Repair)
12:00 p.m. Conclude