Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Preliminary Program

(subject to change)


Friday, April 13
7 – 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors  
8 a.m. Welcome  
8:05  a.m.

Joint ASCRS/AGS Symposium—Suturing and Gluing within the Anterior Segment

Leon W. Herdon Jr., MD
Sayoko E. MD, PhD
8:05 a.m.     PCIOL Without Capsular Support: Anchor to Sciera or Iris Brian  A. Francis, MD, MS
8:13 a.m.  Iris Defect Repair and Pupilloplasty  Shakeel R. Shareef, MD
8:21 a.m.  Drainage Implants: Suture or Glue

Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA

8:29 a.m.  Suturing or Gluing the Corneal Wound

Leon W. Herndon Jr., MD

8:37 a.m.  Conjunctival Closure for Glaucoma Constance O. Okeke, MD, MSCE
8:45  a. m.  Closure of Cyclodialysis Cleft Shane J. Havens, MD
8:53  a.m.  Panel Discussion  
9:05 a.m.

Glaucomtecken—Practical Tech for the Modern Ophthalmologist

Brian A. Francis, MD, MS
Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD
9:05 a.m.  EAGLE Study David S. Friedman, MD
9:13 a.m.  ABCs of OCT Brian A. Francis, MD
9:21 a.m.  Pearls for Fields Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD
9:29 a.m.  New Angies on Imaging Vikas Chopra, MD

IOP on Fire: Uveitis and Glaucoma Mini-Symposium

9:37 a.m  Glaucoma and Uveitis Ramya N. Swamy, MD, MPH
9:57 am  Panel Discussion   
  Patient-centric Tech  
10:01 a.m  Home and 24-Hour Tonometry

Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH

10:09 a.m. App for Glaucoma Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD
10:20 – 10:40 a.m. Break and Networking with Exhibitors  
10:40 – 10:55 a.m. International Guest Lecture Tarek M. Shaarawy, MD, MSc
10:55 – 11:50 a.m.

Medications and Lasers: Practical Concepts for Enhancing Glaucoma Care

Jacob W. Brubaker, MD
Robert J. Noecker, MD
  Part I: Medications  
10:55 a.m. Oldies but Goodies: Review of Older Medications Brian A. Francis, MD
11:01 a.m. New Kids on the Block: New Drops Jacob W. Brubaker, MD
11:07 a.m.  Who Wants to Live Forever: Sustained Release Devesh K. Varma, MD
11:13 a.m. Waiting on the World to Change: Formulary Changes, Compounding, Generics Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD
  Part II: Lasers-Point/Counterpoint  
11:19 a.m  Narrow Escape Cases: What Would You Do?

David S. Freidman, MD
Richard A. Lewis, MD

11:35 a.m.  Bridging the Trans-Scleral Divide: G-probe vs. Micropulse Robert J. Noecker, MD
Jeffrey A. Kammer, MD
11:43 Discussion  
11:50 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Networking with Exhibitors  
12:20 – 12:45 p.m. Café Style Discussion
Panelist: Reay H. Brown, MD, Richard A. Lewis, MD, Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, Kuldev Sign, MD,MPH

Garry P. Condon, MD

12:45 – 1:20 p.m. 2018 Stephen A. Obstbaum, MD, Honored Lecture
Epic Glaucoma Care: The 20/20 Experience
Steven D. Vold, MD
1:20 – 2:55 p.m.

Surgical Glaucoma Spotlight: MIGS Lessons from the Learning Curve

Ike K. Ahmed, MD

Paul J. Harasymowycz, MD
Steven R. Sarkisian Jr., MD
Steven D. Vold, MD

1:20 p.m.  Part I—Finding Your Way Through the MIGS Maze: A Personalized, Case-Based Approach & Panel Discussion
Interactive case-based panel discussion highlighting keys to successful MIGS integration

Panelist: Ike K Ahmed MD, Paul J. Harasymowycz, MD, Cathleen M. MCabe, MD,MD, Marlene R. Moster, MD, Karolinne M. Rocha, MD, Steven R. Sarkisian Jr., MD, 

and Steven D. Vold, MD

2:12 p.m. 

Part II—I Thought This Was Supposed to Be Easy: A Compilation of MIGS Fails & How We Fixed Them
Video cases of MIGS complications with panel discussion to navigate management

Panelist: Ike K Ahmed MD, Paul J. Harasymowycz, MD, Marlene R. Moster, MD, Steven R. Sarkisian Jr., MD, 

and Steven D. Vold, MD

2:55 – 3:10 p.m. Break and Networking with Exhibitors  
3:10 – 3:30 p.m. GFC Debate Rematch—Is Trabeculectomy Dead?

Referee: Steven R. Sarkisian, Jr., MD

3:10 p.m.  Entrance  
3:12 p.m.  YES It's Dead! Ike K Ahmed, MD
3:20 p.m.  No, It's Alive and Well  Douglas J. Rhee, MD
3:28 p.m.  ARS Voting & Award of Championship Belt  
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Video Case Presentations—Complications and a “Reay of Hope” Moderator: Thomas D. Patrianakos, MD

Garry P. Condon, MD
Reay H. Brown, MD
Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD
Steven R. Sarkisian, Jr., MD

  Surgical Pupilloplasty for Secondary Angle Closures & Urrets-Zavalia Syndrome Priya Narang, MD
. Batman Rogério Horta, MD
  My Worst OR Day Marlene R. Moster, MD
  Minimally Invasive Yet Maximally Destructive Shakeel R. Shareef, MD
  Exfoliation Glaucoma/Subluxated IOL Luis Silva, MD
4:30 p.m. Program Adjourns