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59th Annual Residents' Days

Subject to change
All times listed are EST

Friday, June 16, 2023

7:00 am Residents’ Group Photo
7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 Introduction/Welcome
Eduardo C. Alfonso, MD; Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD; and Steven J. Gedde, MD
  Session I
Moderator: Anh H. Pham, MD, PhD
8:10 Cyclodialysis Cleft Repair with Endolaser
Sara Schultis, MD
Mentor: Arindel S. Maharaj, MD, PhD

8:22 Incidence of Acute Cytoid Macular Edema after Starting a Topical Prostaglandin Analog Compared with Other Classes of Topical Glaucoma Medications
Yujia Zhou, MD, MS
Mentor: Krishna S. Kishor, MD
8:34 Intraocular Pressure Spike Following Stand-Alone Phacoemulsification in the Intelligent Research in Sight (IRIS) Registry
Alcina Lidder, MD
Mentor: Adam L. Rothman, MD
8:46 Glaucoma Tube Outcomes in Wet AMD Versus Dry AMD Eyes with and without Anti-VEGF
Flavius A. Beca, MD
Mentor: Adam L. Rothman, MD

8:58 Improving Cycle Times in a Resident-Lead Clinic: An Exercise in Quality Improvement
Lauren C. Kiryakoza, MD
Mentor: Janet L. Davis, MD

9:10 A Physician Survey and Literature Review of Mitomycin-C Use in Pregnant Female Glaucoma Surgeons
Karina Esquenazi, MD
Mentor: Sarah R. Wellik, MD

9:22 Progression of Uveitic Glaucoma: Lessons from a Retrospective Review
Erick M. Rivera-Grana, MD
Mentor: Janet L. Davis, MD

9:34 Dyslexia: What Do We Know?
Esdras A. Arrieta Quintero, MD
Mentors: Ta Chen Peter Chang, MD and Kara M. Cavuoto, MD

9:46 Choriocapillaris Density in Response to Circuit Resistance Training in Older Adults
Amir Faramarzi, MD
Mentor: Hong Jiang, MD, PhD

9:58 Break
  Session II
Moderator: Basil Williams, MD
10:20 Metagenomic Survey of Vitreous From Patients with Suspected Endophthalmitis
Viet Chau, MD
Mentor: Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD

10:32 Clinical Features and Outcomes of Surgery for Retinal Dialysis: A 10-Year Study (Retrospective Chart Review Study)
Landon J. Rohowetz, MD, MA
Mentor: Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD

10:44 Scleral Buckling for Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment in Pseudophakic Eyes with Multifocal Lenses: Refractive Outcomes
Ramsey Yusuf, MD
Mentor: Jayanth Sridhar, MD
10:56 RSI Mutation Analysis for X-linked Retinoschisis Associated Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment
Jesse D. Sengillo, MD
Mentor: Byron L. Lam, MD

11:08 Management Outcomes for Patient Diagnosed with Persistent Fetal Vasculature
Maria Paula Fernandez, MD
Mentor: Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD

11:20 Update on Clinical Features, Susceptibilities, and Treatment Outcomes of Gram-Negative Endophthalmitis
Brandon Pham, MD
Mentor: Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD

11:32 Trends in Fluoroquinolone and Vancomycin Susceptibilities Among Coagulase-Negative Staphylococcus Isolates Causing Endophthalmitis, 1995-2022
Anne L. Kunkler, MD
Mentor: Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD

11:44 Real-Time Analysis of Disparities in Patient Demand and Subspecialty Provider Density in Ophthalmology within Florida and the United States: A Google Trends Analysis
Jonathan Tijerina, MD, MA
Mentor: Chrisfouad R. Alabiad, MD

11:56 Evolving Use of Regional Versus General Anesthesia for the Surgical Repair of Open-Globe Injuries
Jason C. Fan, MD, PhD
Mentor: Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD

12:08 pm Lunch
  Session III
Moderator: Angela Y. Zhu, MD
1:00 Clinical Outcomes of Invasive Versus Cytotoxic Strains of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Keratitis
Caroline L. Lieux, MD
Mentors: Guillermo Amescua, MD and Darlene Miller, DHSc, MPH, CIC

1:12 Failure of Cenegermin in Neurotrophic Keratopathy: A Single Site Analysis
Margaret Wang French, MD
Mentor: Angela Y. Zhu, MD

1:24 Non-Contact Esthesiometry for Diagnosis and Management of Early-Stage Neurotrophic Keratopathy
Ibrahim Sayed-Ahmed, MD, MS
Mentor: Alfonso L. Sabater, MD, PhD

1:36 Safety and Efficacy of Plasma Rich in Growth Factors in Corneal Transplantation
Carolina Mercado, MD
Mentor: Alfonso L. Sabater, MD, PhD

1:48 Scheimpflug Correal Tomography Anterior Chamber Depth in Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK) Recipients
Crystal L. Zhang, MD
Mentor: Ellen Koo, MD

2:00 Effects of Intraocular Air for Cornea Deturgescence in Donor Eyes
Christopher W. Seery, MD
Mentor: Ellen Koo, MD

2:12 Comparative Analysis of Enhanced Monofocal IOLs
Stephanie P. Chen, MD
Mentors: Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS and Sonia H. Yoo, MD

2:24 IOL Power Calculations in Post Refractive Eyes Comparing Keratometric, Total Keratometry, and Newer Formulae
Menachem Weiss, MD
Mentor: Rahul Tonk, MD, MBA

2:36 Break
  Session IV
Moderator: Zubair Ansari, MD
3:00 Ophthalmology Residency Admission Committee Perspectives on Preference Signaling in the Application Process
Benjamin R. Lin, MD
Mentor: Jayanth Sridhar, MD

3:12 Ophthalmology Fellowship Interviews: Virtual and In-Person
Lily Zhang, MD
Mentor: Jayanth Sridhar, MD

3:24 Applications of Artificial Intelligence for Ophthalmology Education
Louis Cai, MD
Mentor: Chrisfouad R. Alabiad, MD

3:36 Gender and Electronic Medical Record Workload in Ophthalmology
Michael J. Venincasa, MD
Mentor: Kara M. Cavuoto, MD

3:48 Risk Factors and Outcomes of Tube Shunt Erosions
Humberto Salazar III, MD
Mentor: Swarup S. Swaminathan, MD

4:00 Scientific Meeting Adjourns

Saturday, June 17, 2023

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:58 Introduction/Welcome
Eduardo C. Alfonso, MD; Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD; and Steven J. Gedde, MD
  Session I
Moderator: Maura Di Nicola, MD
8:00 Familial Exudative Vitreoretinography (FEVR): Genotype-Phenotype Associations and Microvascular Abnormalities on Optical Coherence Tomography (OCTA)
Julia L. Hudson, MD
Mentor: Audina M. Berrocal, MD

8:12 Identification of Macular Neovascularization in CSR using SS-OCTA
Patrick Staropoli, MD
Mentor: Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD
8:24 Comparison of Macular Pigment Burden Detected by SSOCTA and SD-OCTA Imaging in Eyes with AMD
Yamini Attiku, MBBS, MD
Mentor: Philip J. Rosenfeld, MD, PHD
8:36 Comparison between SD-OCTA and SS-OCTA for Detection of Persistent HTD in AMD
Anna Sporysheva, MD
Mentor: Philip J. Rosenfeld, MD, PHD

8:48 Fulminant Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension in Setting of Systematic Malignant Hypertension: A Case Series
Bashaer Aldhahwani, MBBS, MD
Mentor: Byron L. Lam, MD

9:00 The Use of High-Resolution US in Detecting Central Retinal Artery Plaque Occlusion: A Case Series
Alaa Al-Dabbagh, MD
Mentor: Luis J. Haddock, MD

9:12 Experience with Faricimab Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration at BPEI Naples: 6 Months Outcomes
Mariana Abi Karam, MD
Mentor: Jaclyn L. Kovach, MD

9:24 Outcomes after Transvitreal Biopsy in Patients with Choroidal Melanocytic Tumors
Soraiya Thura, MD
Mentor: Zelia M. Correa, MD, PhD

9:36 Break
  Session II
Moderator: Brian C. Tse, MD
10:00 Surgical Management of Adult Onset Esotropia in the Mature Population
Omar Abu Su’ud, MD
Mentor: Hilda Capo, MD

10:12 Strabismus and Diplopia in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury
Michelle S. Attzs, MBBS, MD
Mentor: Hilda Capo, MD

10:24 From Darkness to Light: Vision Recovery in Patients Diagnosed with No Light
Benjamin Meyer, MD
Mentor: Andrew Rong, MD

10:36 Difficulties of Nasocutaneous Fistula Repair Following Lacriminal Outflow System Malignancy Resection
Naomi E. Gutkind, MD
Mentor: Andrew Rong, MD

10:48 Fluorescent Identification of Lacrimal Gland Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Cells
Shanlee M. Stevens, MD
Mentor: David T. Tse, MD

11:00 Clinical, Radiographic, and Immunohistochemical Characteristics of Orbital Metastasis of Breast Cancer: A Single Institution Experience
Marissa K. Shoji, MD
Mentor: Sander R. Dubovy, MD

11:12 Secondary Orbital Implants
Kevin D. Clauss, MD
Mentor: Thomas E. Johnson, MD

11:24 DNA Damage Checkpoint Kinases and Traumatic Optic Neuropathy
Benyam Kinde, MD, PhD
Mentor: David T. Tse, MD

11:36 Scientific Meeting Adjourns
11:37 Honoring Dr. Richard K. Forster on his Retirement
(Including graduating residents and fellows)