Program

 Session I Surgical Scenarios: Managing DMEK Disasters and Other Cornea CatastrophesModerators John Berdahl, MD and Audrey Talley Rostov, MD
8:00 AM Welcome 
  DMEK Disaster Pravin Vaddavalli, MD
  Panel Discussion 
     
  DMEK Dances Neda Shamie, MD
  Panel Discussion  
     
     
  S.O.S. Save Our Stroma or Scarred for Life Speaker Leela Raju, MD
  Panel Discussion  
     
  Repairing Refractive Complications Karolinne Rocha, MD
  Panel Discussion 
     
  Cornea CatastropheBrandon Ayres, MD
  Panel Discussion  
     
  Treatment for TransplantZaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
  Panel Discussion 
     
  Keratoconus ConundrumBrandon Baartman, MD
  Panel Discussion 
     
  DALK DebacleSumitra Khandelwal, MD
  Panel Discussion 
     
  BREAK 
Session II Smoke or Fire? Moderators Francis Mah, MD and Elmer Tu, MD
  Section 1: Inflammatory Eye Disease 
  Welcome 
  "New and Old Approaches to New and Old Approaches to Immunosuppression of the Ocular Surface "Nisha Acharya, MD
Panel Discussion 
     
Case Presentations:  
  ScleritisSanjay Kedhar, MD
  Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis  Victor Perez, MD
  Corneal melt Esen Akpek, MD
  HZO/HSV Stromal Keratitis Helen Wu, MD
     
  Section 2: Infectious Eye Disease 
  When Fluoroquinolones Fail: Diagnostic Approach to Atypical Corneal Infections  Sonal Tuli, MD
  Panel Discussion 
     
  Cases:  
  Corneal Ulcer( Surgical Management)  Christopher Rapuano, MD
  Resistant Bacterial Keratitis Ana Luisa Hofling-Lima, MD
  Fungal Keratitis ( post –surgical or de novo) Denise de Freitas, MD
  Recalcitrant HSV or HZV Keratitis* James Chodosh, MD
  Parasitic Keratitis Jod Mehta, MD
  Collagen Crosslinking*  Clara Chan, MD
     
  BREAK FOR LUNCH 
     
  Session III Advances and What's Trending in Ocular SurfaceModerators Marjan Farid, MD and Shahzad Mian, MD
  Section 1: Understanding DED 
  Welcome 
     
  Corneal neuropathic pain:  
  - How do you diagnose it?Anat Galor, MD
  - How do you treat it?Deborah Jacobs, MD
     
  Diagnostic imaging for dry eye disease:  Is it worth the cost? John Sheppard, MD
     
  Dry eye Algorithms -- Where do you start? 
  DEWS 2 – Update on what’s new in definition and diagnosisDimitri Azar, MD
  CEDARS protocol – Where do we start with diagnostics and treatmentMark Milner, MD
  ASCRS CCC protocol – Algorithm for quick in-office approach and what to do with the refractive patientChris Starr, MD
     
  Section 2: New Treatments in DED 
  Featured Lecture: Role of nutritional supplements in dry eyes diseasePenny Asbell, MD
  Anti-inflammatories -- What do we know and what's coming? Amy Lin, MD
  Nasal neurostimulation -- Does this really work? Arturo Chayet, MD
  Office based treatments for MGD – What really works? Preeya Gupta, MD
     
  Section 3: Surgical Advances in Ocular Surface Disease 
  Autologous limbal stem cell transplantation – SLETNamrata Sharma, MD
  Corneal Neurotonization procedure:  Does it work? Christopher Hood, MD
  Ex-vivo expansion of limbal stem cells:  Achievable reality? Ali Djalilian, MD
  Featured Lecture:  Artificial corneal transplantation: What’s the future? Edward Holland, MD
     
  BREAK 
     
  Session IV~ THE GREAT DEBATEModerators Ken Beckman, MD and Elizabeth Yeu, MD
  Welcome 
  Cornea Crosslinking in 2018: Which age is too young or old to treat? Do eyes have to demonstrate progression for treatment? What combination treatments are out there? John Kanellopoulos, MD
  Panel Discussion Ronato Ambrosio, MD, Katy Hatch, MD, Raj Rajpal, MD, Doyle Stulting, MD
     
  Cataract Surgery and the Ectasia Patient: Evaluation of patient- should CXL be performed? William B. Trattler, MD
  Panel DiscussionRonato Ambrosio, MD, Katy Hatch, MD, John Kanellopous, MD, Raj Rajpal, MD, Doyle Stulting, MD
     
  ATIOLs and the Abnormal Cornea: Management considerations for DED/ABMD/SNDNicole Fram, MD
  Panel DiscussionJessica Ciralsky, MD, Jodi Luchs, MD, Keith Walter, MD, Bill Wiley, MD
     
  Endothelial Disease and the Cataract: Management considerations for the patient with Fuchs' and CataractBarry Lee, MD
  Panel DiscussionWinston Chamberlain, MD, Kathy Colby, MD, Rajesh Fogla, MD, Frank Price, MD
  Case scenarios, Ken Beckman and Elizabeth Yeue 
   a. Fuchs' without edema and 2+ NSC 
   b. Monocular patient with 3+ corneal edema and 3+ NS cataract 
     
4:30 PM Program Concludes