ASCRS Ophthalmologist Program

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


Saturday, August 24

Time Session & Description Speakers
7:00 - 8:00 am Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:00 - 8:05 am Welcome and Introductions Elizabeth Yeu, MD
8:05 - 9:20 am The Practical Guide to Cataract Essentials
Moderators: Elizabeth Yeu, MD and Doug Koch, MD
Panel: Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD; David Crandall, MD; Terry Kim, MD; Mitchell Weikert, MD
8:05 – 8:13 am Dense Nucleus Mitch Weikert, MD
8:13 – 8:21 am Post-LASIK with Astigmatism Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
8:21 – 8:29 am Low Astigmatism: Corneal Incisions or Toric IOL? Denise Visco, MD
8:29 – 8:37 am Post-RK Patient Seeking Spectacle Independence Leela Raju, MD
8:37 – 8:45 am Demanding -3.00 Myope Seeking Presbyopia Correction Kendall Donaldson, MD
8:45 – 8:53 am Unhappy Post-OperativePatient After Presbyopia-Correcting IOL Nicole Fram, MD
8:53 – 9:01 am Dry Eye and Advanced-Technology IOLs Ed Holland, MD
9:01 – 9:09 am Advanced-Technology IOLs And Glaucoma Tom Samuelson, MD
9:09 – 9:20 am Panel
9:20 – 9:50 am Break in Exhibit Hall
9:50 - 11:00 am "The Best of ASCRS"
Moderator: Doug Koch, MD
Panel: Nicole Fram, MD; Tom Samuelson, MD; Jonathan Solomon, MD; Mitch Weikert, MD
9:50 – 10:05 am Cataract and Anterior Segment Nick Mamalis, MD
Jonathon Solomon, MD
10:05 – 10:08 am Panel
10:08 – 10:23 am Refractive Steven Dell, MD
Terry Kim, MD
10:23 – 10:26 am Panel
10:26 – 10:41 am Cornea Preeya Gupta, MD
Ed Holland, MD
10:41 – 10:43 am Panel
10:43 – 10:58 am Glaucoma Nate Radcliffe, MD
Manjool Shah, MD
10:58 – 11:00 am Panel
11:00 - 11:45 am The Challenge of Optimizing the Ocular Surface
Moderator: Ed Holland, MD
Panel: Kendall Donaldson, MD; Sam Garg, MD; Preeya Gupta,
MD; Terry Kim, MD; Zach Zavodni, MD
11:00 – 11:08 am The Expanding Options for the Management of MGD Ed Holland, MD
11:08 – 11:16 am Pipeline Therapies for DED Treatment Terry Kim, MD
11:16 – 11:24 am Managing the Poorly Healing Epithelial Defects Nicole Fram, MD
11:24 – 11:31 am OSD Masqueraders Kendall Donaldson, MD
11:31 – 11:45 am Panel: Next Level Dry Eye Management: The Referred Dry Eye Patient Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
Sam Garg, MD
11:45 – 1:00 pm LUNCH AND NETWORKING WITH EXHIBITORS
INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT THEATRE (NON-CME SESSION) Brazos Room; Lunch Provided
1:00 – 3:00 pm The Cutting Edge of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
Moderator: Terry Kim, MD
Panel: Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD; Nicole Fram, MD; Jonathon
Solomon, MD, Denise Visco, MD
1:00 – 1:20 pm Part 1: Presbyopia Correction
1:00 – 1:08 pm Lens-based Presbyopia Correction: Current and Pipeline Elizabeth Yeu, MD
1:08 – 1:16 pm Medical and Other Surgical Approaches: Drops, Corneal Inlays, and Scleral Approaches Elizabeth Yeu, MD
1:16 – 1:20 pm Panel
1:20 – 2:00 pm Part 2: Corneal Refractive Surgery
1:20 – 1:28 pm SMILE Denise Visco, MD
1:28 – 1:36 pm Wavefront/topo guided Doug Koch, MD
1:36 – 1:44 pm Corneal biomechanics Mitch Weikert, MD
1:44 – 1:52 pm Update on Collagen Crosslinking Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
1:52 – 2:00 pm Panel
2:00 - 2:40 pm Part 3: Refractive Cataract Surgery: What’s New?
2:00 – 2:08 pm Advanced Toric IOL Formulas and Calculators Elizabeth Yeu, MD
2:08 – 2:16 pm Toric IOL calculations...looking ahead Doug Koch, MD
2:16 – 2:24 pm Troubleshooting Post-op Residual Astigmatism Jonathan Solomon, MD
2:24 – 2:32 pm Update on IOL calculations and biometers Doug Koch, MD
2:32 – 2:40 pm Panel
2:40 - 3:00 pm Part 4: Cataract Surgery Peri-operative Medications
2:40 – 2:48 pm Anti-Inflammatory Delivery Beyond Drops: Intracameral, Intravitreal, Punctal delivery Michael Patterson, DO
2:48 – 2:56 pm Endophthalmitis Prophylaxis: Where are we today? Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
2:56 – 3:00 pm Panel
3:00 - 3:30 pm Break in Exhibit Hall
3:30 - 4:00 pm Retina for the Anterior Segment Surgeon
Moderators: Steve Charles, MD; Keith Warren, MD
3:30 – 3:45 pm Pre-Cataract Surgery Workup Steve Charles, MD
3:45 – 4:00 pm Vitrectomy for the Anterior Segment Surgeon Keith Warren, MD
4:00 - 5:00 pm “Adapting in a Changing World”
Moderators: Nick Mamalis, MD
Panel: Steve Charles, MD; Michael Patterson, DO; Rich Tipperman, MD; Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Let’s take a forward-looking approach to anterior segment ophthalmology. Changes are happening, and how will they affect clinicians? This section will do a deeper dive on the business of ophthalmology, regulatory demands, Iris registry changing reimbursement landscape, changing surgical norms, and the digitalization of health.

Sunday, August 25

Time Session & Description Speakers
7:00 - 8:00 am Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
8:00 am Welcome Back
8:00 – 9:00 am Innovations in Glaucoma Surgery
Moderators: Tom Samuelson, MD; Nathan Radcliffe, MD
Panel: David Crandall, MD; Michael Greenwood, MD; Bac Nguyen, MD; Leela Raju, MD,Manjool Shah, MD
8:00 – 8:12 am Device-based Canal Surgery Nathan Radcliffe, MD
8:12 – 8:24 am Incisional--based Canal Surgery David Crandall, MD
8:24 – 8:36 am Subconjunctival Procedures Manjool Shah, MD
8:36 – 8:48 am Laser-based Glaucoma Surgery Michael Greenwood, MD
8:48 – 9:00 am Panel Discussion
9:00 – 10:00 am “So then this happened” Sponsored by the Vanguard Ophthalmology Society
Moderator: Preeya Gupta, MD
Panel: Nicole Fram, MD; Sam Garg, MD; Nathan Radcliffe, MD; Leela Raju, MD; Jonathan Solomon, MD; Elizabeth Yeu, MD
9:00 – 9:07 am Just Hanging Out: Pearls for Managing Complex Iris Defects Nicole Fram, MD
9:08 – 9:15 am Don’t Get Soft: How to Avoid Complications with Soft Lenses Leela Raju, MD
9:16 – 9:23 am Feeling the Burn: Managing Corneal Wound Burns Sam Garg, MD
9:24 – 9:32 am What to Do When Your Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Patient Has a Maximally Problematic Complication Nathan Radcliffe, MD
9:32 – 9:39 am Stop for Directions and Take the Right Avenue for Growth Jonathan Solomon, MD
9:40 – 10:00 am Let’s Get Real… What Would You Do Here? Preeya Gupta, MD
Elizabeth Yeu, MD
Panel Discussion
10:00 – 10:30 am Break and Networking in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 - 12:00 pm Video Symposium:,Cutting edge challenges
Moderator: Steven Dell, MD; Doug Koch, MD
Panel: Steve Charles, MD, Nathan Radcliffe, MD; Mitch Weikert, MD
10:30 – 10:55 Management of the Phakic Loose Lens
10:30 – 10:37am Part 1: Save the Capsular Bag and Fixate! Elizabeth Yeu, MD
10:37 – 10:51 am Part 2: Scleral-fixation Techniques
10:37 – 10:43 am a. Scleral-fixation of IOLs: Pearls and Pitfalls Nicole Fram, MD
10:43– 10:49 am b. Yamane double-flanged-ISHF Revisited Nicole Fram, MD
10:49 – 10:55 am Panel Discussion
10:55 – 11:00 am Reverse Rhexis Capture Jonathan Solomon, MD
11:00 – 11:03 am Panel
11:03 – 11:08 am Transconjunctival stenting: From ab interno to ab externo Nathan Radcliffe, MD
11:08 – 11:11 am Panel
11:11 – 11:16 am Lost Button? Reloading a Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent Bac Nguyen, MD
11:16 – 11:19 am Panel
11:19 – 11:24 am Pseudophakic Loose Lens: Lasso fixation or Exchange? Nicole Fram, MD
11:24 – 11:27 am Panel
11:27 – 11:32 am Snaring the Loose IOL Nick Mamalis, MD
11:32 – 11:35 am Panel
11:35 – 11:40 am Haptic Tuck Technique for P-cap rupture Elizabeth Yeu, MD
11:40 – 11:43 am Panel
11:43 – 11:48 am Agarwal 4-throw Mitch Weikert, MD
11:48 – 11:52 am Panel
11:52 – 11:57 am Subluxated Humanoptics/IOL/capsule Doug Koch, MD
11:57 – 12:00 pm Panel
12:00 Closing Comments & Adjourn