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Program

Interactive Consultations in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2020

February 21-22, 2020
Program is subject to change

Friday, February 21, 2020

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 Welcome, Overview, and Pre-Program Test
Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS
  Session I: Cataract I
Moderator: Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS
8:00 Past, Present, Future of IOL Calcs Including Artificial Intelligence and Self-Learning, Big Data Networks
Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS

8:10 Preoperative Topography Prior to Cataract Surgery
William B. Trattler, MD
8:20 The Righteous Referral
Andrea M. Jannoff, OD, FAAO
8:30 Managing Cataract Surgery in the Glaucoma Patient
Sarah R. Wellik, MD
8:40 Panel Discussion
Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS, MD; Andrea M. Jannoff, OD, FAAO; William B. Trattler, MD; and Sarah R. Wellik, MD

8:50 Cataract Surgery in Fuchs Dystrophy
Ellen Koo, MD

9:00 Pupil Dilation During Cataract Surgery – A Cost Benefit Analysis of Alternatives
Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS

9:10 MIGS. WTF? (What’s the Follow up?)
Carlos Buznego, MD

9:20 Prophylaxis for Cataract Surgery
Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD

9:30 Panel Discussion
Carlos Buznego, MD; Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS; Harry W. Flynn Jr., MD; Ellen Koo, MD; and Sarah R. Wellik, MD

9:45 Refreshment Break
  Session II: Cornea
Moderator: William B. Trattler, MD
10:00 New Horizons in OCT for Ocular Surface Tumors
Carol L. Karp, MD

10:10 Superficial Keratectomy for ABMD and Salzmann's Nodular Degeneration
William W. Culbertson, MD

10:20 Dry Eye Therapeutics: The Emperor Has No Clothes
Joseph Tauber, MD

10:30 Management Strategies for Cornea Scarring
Florence Cabot, MD

10:40 Panel Discussion
Florence Cabot, MD; William W. Culbertson, MD; Carol L. Karp, MD; Joseph Tauber, MD; William B. Trattler, MD

  Session III: Cataract II
Moderator: Sonia H. Yoo, MD
11:00 What is New on Biometry for IOL Calculations?
Rahul S. Tonk, MD

11:10 Dealing with Irregular Topography in Cataract Surgery
William W. Culbertson, MD

11:20 Management of the White Cataract
Sonia H. Yoo, MD

11:30 Challenging Cataract Cases – What Do I Do Now?
Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS

11:40 Panel Discussion
William W. Culbertson, MD; Uday Devgan, MD; Rahul S. Tonk, MD; and Sonia H. Yoo, MD

12:00 pm Lunch
  Session IV: Keratoconus
Moderator: Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD
1:00 Keratoconus: New Screening Technologies Leads to Higher Incidence Than Once Thought
William B. Trattler, MD

1:10 Current Status and Future Potential of Cross-Linking for Keratoconus
Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD

1:20 Cross-Linking Beyond the Dresden Protocol
Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

1:30 Scleral Lenses and the Post Surgical Eye
Edward Boshnick, OD, FAAO, FSLS

1:40 Artificial Intelligence in the Diagnosis of Keratoconus
Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD

1:50 Therapeutic Excimer Laser Surface Ablation in Keratoconus
Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

2:00 Panel Discussion
Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD; Edward Boshnick, OD, FAAO, FSLS; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD; and William B. Trattler, MD

  Session V: Ocular Surface Disease
Moderator: Guillermo Amescua, MD
2:10 Conjunctival Melanoma: The Bad and the Worse
Carol L. Karp, MD

2:20 Update on Management of Allergic Eye Diseases
Anat Galor, MD, MPH

2:30 PACK-CXL: Using Riboflavin for Infectious Keratitis
Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

2:40 Management of Viral Keratitis in the Pediatric/Adolescent Patient
Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD

2:50 The Patient with Progressive Presumed Infectious Keratitis: Role of PDT
Guillermo Amescua, MD

3:00 Fungal Keratitis: From Diagnosis to Medical Treatment
Eduardo C. Alfonso, MD

3:10 Panel Discussion
Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD; Eduardo C. Alfonso, MD; Guillermo Amescua, MD; Anat Galor, MD, MPH; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; and Carol L. Karp, MD

3:20 Refreshment Break
3:30 - 5:30 Wet Labs*
  • Lamellar Keratoplasty Techniques – DALK
  • Endothelial Keratoplasty Techniques – DMEK
  • Secondary IOL Suturing Techniques
  • Contact Lens Fitting (Edward Boshnick, OD, FAAO, FSLS)
  • CXL
*This session is not accredited for CME.
5:30 Adjourn/Cocktail Reception


Saturday, February 22, 2020

7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 Welcome and Overview
Guillermo Amescua, MD
  Session I: Refractive and Corneal Surgery
Moderator: Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD
8:00 Clinician Scientist vs. the Scientific Clinician
Joseph Tauber, MD

8:10 Corneal Micro Layer Tomography for the Cataract and Refractive Surgeon
Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD
8:20 Refractive Applications and Opportunities of Cross-Linking
Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD
8:30 Update on SMILE
William W. Culbertson, MD
8:40 Panel Discussion
Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD; William W. Culbertson, MD; Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD; and Joseph Tauber, MD

8:50 The Changing Tides of Corneal Refractive Surgery – Where are We Heading?
Terrence P. O’Brien, MD

9:00 Dealing with Refractive Surgery Complications
Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS

9:10 Update on Pediatric and Adolescent Corneal Surgery
Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD

9:20 Dry Eye: Therapeutic Ethical Dilemmas
Joseph Tauber, MD

9:30 Panel Discussion
Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD; Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS; Terrence P. O’Brien, MD; and Joseph Tauber, MD

9:45 Refreshment Break
  Session II: Cornea and Cataract Surgery
Moderator: Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS
10:00 The Future of IOL Calculations Including Artificial Intelligence and Self-Learning-Big Data Networks
Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS

10:10 Pearl for Yamane Technique
Sonia H. Yoo, MD

10:20 Formulas and Optimization for Cataract Surgery – Does it Make a Difference?
Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS

10:30 Complex Cataract Cases
Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS

10:40 Panel Discussion
Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS, MD; Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS; and Sonia H. Yoo, MD

11:00 CXL at the Slit Lamp: Access for All
Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

11:10 Triple Phaco-DMEK: Pearls and Pitfalls
Ellen Koo, MD

11:20 Endothelial Disease: Innovations for a New Era of Endothelial Transplantation
Alfonso L. Sabater, MD

11:30 DSEK in Special Circumstances: Aphakia, Iris Defects, ACIOL and More
Ellen Koo, MD

11:40 Panel Discussion
Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; Ellen Koo, MD; and Alfonso L. Sabater, MD

12:00 pm Lunch
  Session III: Ocular Surface Disease
Moderator: Guillermo Amescua, MD
1:00 Scleral Lens Success in OSD
Chandra Mickles, OD, MSc, FAAO, FSLS

1:10 International Consensus on Meibomian Gland Disease
Terrence P. O’Brien, MD

1:20 Strategies to Improve Corneal Graft Survival
Alfonso L. Sabater, MD, PhD

1:30 Dry Eye Diagnostic and Therapeutics: What We Don’t Have
Joseph Tauber, MD

1:40 Panel Discussion
Mohamed F. Abou Shousha, MD, PhD; Chandra Mickles, OD, MSc, FAAO, FSLS; Terrence P. O’Brien, MD; Alfonso L. Sabater, MD; and Joseph Tauber, MD

1:50 OMG the Sclera is Melting!
Guillermo Amescua, MD

2:00 Microbiome and Dry Eye
Anat Galor, MD, MPH

2:10 Ocular Graft vs. Host Disease: Pearls and Pitfalls
Rahul S. Tonk, MD

2:20 Do No Harm: Scleral Lens Concerns and Potential Contraindications
Chandra Mickles, OD, MSc, FAAO, FSLS

2:30 Panel/Case Discussion
Guillermo Amescua, MD; Anat Galor, MD, MPH; Chandra Mickles, OD, MSc, FAAO, FSLS; and Rahul S. Tonk, MD

3:00 Refreshment Break
  Session IV: Cornea/Cataract/Refractive Surgery – Updates and Final Pearls
Moderator: Guillermo Amescua, MD
3:30 Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology
Ranya G. Habash, MD

3:40 Dealing with Microbial Keratitis in a Private Setting
Joseph Tauber, MD

3:50 Corneal Disease, Ocular Trauma and Scleral Lenses
Edward Boshnick, OD, FAAO, FSLS

4:00 Maximizing Cross-Linking and the Role of Oxygen
Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD

4:10 Panel Discussion and Post-Program Test
Edward Boshnick, OD, FAAO, FSLS; Ranya Habash, MD; Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD; Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD; and Joseph Tauber, MD

4:30 Adjourn