December 13, 2013 Meeting Conference


Cataract I - Nightmares in Cataract Surgery

OBJECTIVES:  At the conclusion of this session, the attendee will be familiar with the management of complex scenarios in cataract surgery including patients with uveitis, dense nuclei, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, and absent capsular support. Attendees will also understand the advantages and limitations of astigmatism correction with the use of femtosecond lasers.


Posterior Chamber IOL Implantaion in the Absence of Capsular Support
C. Douglas Evans

Morning program


Strategies for Managing Cataracta Complicata
C. Stephen Foster

Morning program


There is Still a Role for Anterior Chamber IOL's !
David A. Hill

Morning program


Pseudo-exfoliation and Cataract Surgery: Pearls and Pitfalls
Samuel Solish

Morning program


What to do when Phaco won't do
Douglas Scott

Morning program


Refractive Cataract Surgery Nightmares
Sonia H. Yoo

Morning program


Femtosecond keratotomy for the treatment of astigmatism
Sonia H. Yoo

Morning program


Infectious Disease

 

OBJECTIVE: At the conclusion of the session, the participants will be able to formulate a quick differential diagnosis for patients presenting with ocular inflammatory disease. Management of sight-threatening infectious retinitis will be discussed. Participants will have an up to date understanding of the initial work up and become familiar with novel laboratory testing.


An Update on Herpetic Retinitis
Thomas Flynn

Afternoon program


Endophthalmitis: the roles of vaccines and oral antibiotics
Marlene Durand

Afternoon program


Prophylaxis for Surgery and Injections: Do Antibiotics Help?
Sarkis Soukiasian

Afternoon program


PCR Diagnosis of Ocular Inflammatory Diseases
Russell Van Gelder

Afternoon program


An Update on Ocular Toxoplasmosis
Russell Van Gelder

Afternoon program


Masquerade Syndromes
George N. Papaliodis

Afternoon program