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May 15-17, 2020
Boston Ma

ASCRS Satellite CME Program

 

Execeptional Educational Opportunities

ASCRS Satellite CME Programs supplement the official ASCRS Program. These sessions, formerly known as EyeWorld CME Programs, offer ASCRS attendees an excellent opportunity to expand their learning experience with programming focused on the latest techniques and technologies in anterior segment surgery. 

Speaker at the ASCRS ASOA Annual Meeting

Fri
May 15, 2020

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Focus on Cornea Therapies: Diagnosis and Treatment Options for Challenging COrnea Disorders
5:00 -6:00 P.M.
Program Chairs: Kenneth Beckman, MD and William Trattler, MD Faculty:Sumitra Khandelwal, MD; W. Barry Lee, MD, and Sonia Yoo, MD
Educational Objectives: Understand the advances in imaging technology and how this impacts early detection and treatment of keratoconus -Evaluate and compare surgical options for patients having cataract surgery with existing cornea disorders - Learn new treatment options for management of corneal infections and chronic corneal inflammatory disorders

Sat
May 16, 2020

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Improving Cataract Surgery Outcomes by Eliminating Inflammation and Reducing Pain
7:00 - 8:00 A.M.
Program Chairs: E. Donnenfeld; D. Visco Faculty: N. Shamie; E. Holland; S. Garg
Educational Objectives: -Compare and contrast current and emerging regimens and pharmaceutical approaches for the prevention of pain and inflammation in cataract surgery, including alternative therapeutic options designed to overcome patient compliance concerns and reduce ocular toxicity. - Determine adjustments needed to pre, intra, and postoperative steroid and NSAID regimens for patients at greater risk for inflammation. - Discuss cataract patients’ perceptions of intra-and postoperative pain and the impact that it has on surgical outcomes and patient satisfaction. - Describe evolving reimbursement models to expand access to new approaches to control pain and inflammation after cataract surgery.
The Holy Grail of Presbyopia Correction: Technologies Today and Tomorrow to Meet Our Patients' Needs
12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
Program Chairs: Nicole Fram, MD and Elizabeth Yeu, MD Faculty: Shamik Bafna, MD; Thomas Kohnen, MD, and Naveen Rao, MD
Educational Objectives: Compare and contrast current and emerging regimens and pharmaceutical approaches for the prevention of pain and inflammation in cataract surgery, including alternative therapeutic options designed to overcome patient compliance concerns and reduce ocular toxicity. - Determine adjustments needed to pre, intra, and postoperative steroid and NSAID regimens for patients at greater risk for inflammation. - Discuss cataract patients’ perceptions of intra-and postoperative pain and the impact that it has on surgical outcomes and patient satisfaction. - Describe evolving reimbursement models to expand access to new approaches to control pain and inflammation after cataract surgery.

Sun
May 17, 2020

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Astigmatism 2020: The Quest for Refractive Perfection
7:00 - 8:00 A.M.
Program Chairs: Kendall Donaldson, MD and Douglas Koch, MD
Educational Objectives: To describe the key factors for achieving out optimal refractive outcomes- the latest findings on targeting astigmatic corrections for WTR, oblique, and ATR astigmatism -To examine best practices for pre- intra-, and post operative planning and execution to improve outcomes in the surgical management of astigmatism -To understand the latest technology and to review the devices needed to manage astigmatism in cataract patients
Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Surface Disease: Mystery Versus Mastery
12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
Program Chairs: Marjan Farid, MD and Francis Mah, MD Faculty: Brandon Ayres, MD; Preeya Gupta, MD and Christopher Starr, MD
Educational Objectives: Evaluate patients for OSD using the latest therapeutic devices - Compare and contrast OSD treatment options and indications - Recognize how early OSD diagnosis and treatment impacts cataract and refractive surgical outcomes
Ins and Outs of Glaucoma Treatment in 2020
5:00 - 6:00 P.M.
Program Chairs: Cathleen McCabe, MD and Nathan Radcliffe, MD Faculty: Ike Ahmed, MD; Manjool Shah, MD, and Inder Paul Singh, MD
Educational Objectives: Review limitation of current eyedrop therapy and elucidate how laser, MIGS and sustained delivery address the unmet need created by problems with eyedrop therapy -Review recent data on selective laser trabeculoplasty that support a role for laser early in the treatment paradigm -Describe the current available MIGS surgical options, including those that address the trabecular meshwork, the canal of Schlemm, and the subconjunctival outflow pathway -Review tips and surgical pearls for delivering excellent outcomes using MIGS with cataract surgery for glaucoma patients -To review glaucoma treatment strategies at different stages of disease, including integration of different treatment modalities, planning for possible future interventions and treatment side effect and complication considerations