April 5, 2013 Meeting Conference


Ethics and Risk Management

 

Objective: To educate attendees about the ethics and risk management involved with the introduction of new surgical techniques and emerging therapeutic options. This will include presentations regarding communication with the patient about new surgical procedures and therapies. In addition, the ethical and legal considerations regarding electronic communication will be discussed.
 

Ethical Concerns in Adopting New Technology
Paul M. Pender

Afternoon program


The Ethics of Choosing Medications
Jeffrey Heier

Afternoon program


Ethics and the Digital Age and Our Medical Practice ("To Tweet or Not to Tweet")
Michael Price

Afternoon program


The Ethical and Legal Challenges of Incorporating New Technology into our Practices: Balancing the Benefits wiith the Risks - Part I
Richard L. Abbott

Afternoon program


The Surgical Learning Curve: Learning New Procedures After Residency
Charles M. Zacks

Morning program


New and Emerging Medical and Surgical Retina Treatment Modalities

To education attendees about diagnosis, up-to-date management, and future therapies in the pipeline for common retina problems including macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and retinal vein occlusions.  To review basic and complex retina surgical procedures and ways to perform these procedures in an ergonomically sound fashion.


Ergonomics: Back to the Future
Jeffrey L. Marx

Morning program


Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatment Update
Carl D. Regillo

Morning program


Stem Cell Therapy for Atrophic Macular Degeneration
Carl D. Regillo

Morning program


Treatment of Retinal Vein Occlusions
Jeffrey Heier

Morning program


Update on Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) – What’s Coming
Jay Duker

Morning program


Endoscopy in Vitreoretinal Surgery: A Unique Perspective
Jorge Arroyo

Afternoon program


Novel Approaches in 23-gauge Vitrectomy Surgery
Chirag Shah

Morning program


Existing and Emerging Treatments for Diabetic Macular Edema
Dean Eliott

Morning program