OPHTHALMOLOGY UPDATE 2015

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27th Annual Ophthalmology Update

25th Annual Distinguished Alumnus Award Lecture

 

Saturday, April 18, 2015                                         

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LOCATION    

Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Robert Emmet Connor Auditorium, First Floor

ACCREDITATION

Washington University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

CREDIT

Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PRESENTED BY 

This live activity is presented by the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. 

SUPPORTED BY

A complete list of commercial supporters will be available at the time of the conference.  

SPONSORED BY

This live activity is being sponsored by Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education

NO CHARGE TO ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE        

 PARKING

Parking will be validated for the North or South Garage. 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The following is a partial list of hotels convenient to the Medical Center.

The Parkway Hotel (314-256-7777), Chase Park Plaza Hotel (314-633-3000).

INFORMATION / REGISTRATION / CANCELLATION

Please contact Mary Carnoali at 314-362-4418. 

Registration will close on April 10, 2015.

DISCLOSURE POLICY

It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, that planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order for CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest prior to the educational activity.  Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.  Detailed disclosures will be made in activity handout materials.

COURSE CHAIRS

Todd P. Margolis, MD, PhD
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor and 
Chairman Department of Ophthalmology

Rajendra S. Apte, MD, PhD                
Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Professor Developmental Biology, and Director, Ophthalmology Education 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS  

Michael A. Kass, MD                          
Bernard Becker Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 
Senior Associate Dean for Human Research Protection
2015 Washington Univ. Ophthalmology Distinguished Alumnus 

Dimitri T. Azar, MD, MBA                    
Dean, College of Medicine
Distinguished University Professor and BA Field Chair of Ophthalmologic Research
Professor of Ophthalmology, Pharmacology and Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Chicago

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ACTIVITY FACULTY

Rajendra S. Apte, MD, PhD                
Paul A Cibis Distinguished Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences,
Professor Developmental Biology
Director, Ophthalmology Education

 

Steven M. Couch, MD                        
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

 

Todd P. Margolis, MD, PhD               
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor and Chairman Department of Ophthalmology

 

J. Banks Shepherd, MD                      
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

 

Arsham Sheybani, MD                       
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
 

OBJECTIVE: 

Participants will be able to integrate current personal knowledge with available and projected tools/techniques to improve procedure outcome and patient satisfaction. Identifying the specific criteria for the various surgeries gives the physician a base for individual decisions concerning patient health.

At the end of the symposium, each attendee completes a written evaluation.  Questions such as:  How helpful was the information presented in this program; How timely and relevant was the information presented; After attending this program, we will rate the anticipation of changing patient care practices. 

 

Glaucoma Surgery: old thoughts, novel ways
List novel glaucoma surgical devices on the horizon
Assess the role of glaucoma surgery in complex anterior segment surgery

How Thick is Thy Cornea?
Identify impact of corneal thickness on tonometrey
Synthesize information on corneal thickness and prognosis in ocular hypertension and glaucoma

Cosmetic Periocular and Facial Rejuvenation
Illustrate effective techniques for the evaluation of cosmetic surgery patients
List options available for cosmetic rejuvenation of the lower eyelid

New Concepts in Ocular Zoster
Describe when the adult VZV vaccine should be given in patients with HZO
List the findings and treatment of patients with chronic infectious HZO

Advantages and Limitations of Wavefront-Guided Refractive Surgery
Review the basic principles of wavefront-guided refractive surgery
Evaluate the advantages and limits of customized diameters of the optical zone
Gain appreciation for the relationship between depth of laser ablation and the post-operative wound healing and bio-mechanical changes in the cornea

Adult Strabismus Surgery
Describe surgical challenges in adult strabismus surgery
List surgical techniques used in adult strabismus and how they differ from those used in a pediatric population

Vitreoretinal Surgical Pearls
Illustrate surgical techniques in vitreoretinal diseases
Management of surgical retinal diseases

Accommodative Intracoular Lenses (A-IOLs) for the Treatment of Presbyopia: Fiction or Fact?

Review the basic principles of accommodation and psuedo-accommodation
List the principle of true A-IOLs in cataract and presbyopia surgery
Appreciate the advantages and limitations of A-IOLs

COURSE AGENDA:    

 

     7:30 AM  –   8:00 AM                REGISTRATION / Continental Breakfast

 

     8:00 AM  –   8:10 AM                Welcome Remarks

                                                            Todd P. Margolis, MD, PhD

 

     8:10 AM  –   8:30 AM                Glaucoma Surgery—old thoughts, novel ways

                                                            Arsham Sheybani, MD

 

     8:30 AM  –   9:00 AM                DOVS DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS

                                                      How thick is thy cornea?

                                                            Michael A. Kass, MD

 

    9:00  AM  –   9:20 AM                Cosmetic Periocular and Facial Rejuvenation

                                                            Steven M. Couch, MD

 

     9:20 AM  –   9:40 AM                New Concepts in Ocular Zoster

                                                            Todd P. Margolis, MD, PhD

 

     9:40 AM  – 10:10 AM               Advantages and Limitations of Wavefront-Guided

                                                      Refractive Surgery

                                                            Dimitri Azar, MD

 

   10:10 AM  – 10:30 AM                Break (20 minutes)

 

   10:30 AM  – 10:50 AM                Adult Strabismus Surgery

                                                            J. Banks Shepherd, MD

 

   10:50 AM  – 11:10 AM                Vitreoretinal Surgical Pearls

                                                            Rajendra S. Apte, MD, PhD

 

   11:10 AM  – 11:40 AM                Accommodative Intraocular Lenses (A-IOLs) for the

                                                      Treatment of Presbyopia: Fiction or Fact?

                                                            Dimitri Azar, MD

 

   11:40 AM  – 12:30 PM                Lunch  (optional)

 

  12:30  PM                                    Adjourn


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