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Cornea Update

Anterior Segment Imaging: Epithelium to Ciliary Body

Saturday, April 17, 2021 / 8:25 A.M. - 12 P.M. ET


Program Chairs:

Beeran B. Meghpara, MD & Brenton D. Finklea, MD


This conference will seek to update attendees on the modern imaging modalities available for the anterior segment. Presenters across subspecialties will facilitate discussions that will help attendees to get the most out their office and OR-based diagnostics.

Topics Include:

  • Anterior Segment OCT
  • Corneal Topography and Tomography
  • Modern biometers and their applications
  • Aberrometry in the office and operating room
  • Ultrasound Biomicroscopy
  • Corneal Hysteresis
  • Slit Lamp Photography

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss important new advances in the etiologies, diagnosis, and treatment/prevention of eye diseases.
  • Identify basic and clinical vision research that can be transformed into improved clinical care.
  • Assess the role of new technologies in the evaluation and treatment of eye diseases.
  • Describe factors that impact the effective delivery of the highest quality eye care for the public.
  • Identify clinical, scientific, and ethical issues confronting the profession.
  • Obtain information and tools through multiple facets to help ophthalmologists deliver high and efficient quality of care.


Brandon D. Ayres, MD
A. Buck Bennett, MD
Brenton D. Finklea, MD
Kristin M. Hammersmith, MD
Sadeer B. Hannush, MD
Ashley Khalili, MD
Sara E. Lally, MD
Beeran B. Meghpara, MD
Marlene R. Moster, MD
Parveen K. Nagra, MD
Ravi D. Patel, MD
Christopher J. Rapuano, MD
Zeba A. Syed, MD
Thomas Tien, MD

Accreditation Statement
Wills Eye Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to its physicians. Wills Eye Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of Wills Eye Hospital that the information presented at Wills Eye Hospital's CME activities will be unbiased and based on scientific and clinical evidence. To help participants make judgments about the presence of bias, Wills Eye Hospital will provide information that Program Committee members and speakers have disclosed about financial relationships they have with commercial entities that produce or market products or services related to the content of this CME activity. This disclosure information will be made available on the website, in the activity Program/Proceedings, and is available for download. 

Claiming CME Credit
Prior to the start of the activity, you should have an account on the new Knowledge Portal with an email address that you will have access to and a cellphone number linked to your account. If you do not have an account, please create one. Please also ensure to link your account to your cellphone number . At the time of the activity, you will receive an activity code. Text the activity code to (855) 959-3979. Once your attendance is recorded, you can complete an evaluation through your Knowledge Portal account. Learners will be automatically reminded of any outstanding evaluations. You may also view any outstanding evaluations on the Knowledge Portal under My CME. At the conclusion of the evaluation, you will receive a certificate via email that you can also reference at any time on your Knowledge Portal account to view, download or email. If you have any questions, please contact the Wills Eye Hospital Department of CME at 215.440.3169 or at


8 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:25 a.m.

Beeran Meghpara, MD & Brenton Finklea, MD

Anterior Segment OCT

8:30 a.m. Epithelial Mapping
Beeran Meghpara, MD
8:40 a.m. OCT Analysis of OSSN
Ashley Khalili, MD
8:50 a.m. Anterior Segment OCT Angiography
Zeba Syed, MD
9 a.m. Anterior Segment OCT Panel Discussion/Cases
Moderator: Brent Finklea, MD
Panel: Beeran Meghpara MD, Ashley Khalili MD, Zeba Syed MD & Sadeer Hannush MD
9:10 a.m.

Topography vs Tomography: What tool is right for the job?
Christopher Rapuano, MD

Update in Biometry: Helping Your Patients Achieve 20/20 in 2021

9:20 a.m. Alcon Argos
Brent Finklea, MD
9:25 a.m. Oculus Pentacam AXL
Beeran Meghpara, MD
9:30 a.m. Zeiss IOL Master 700
Buck Bennett, MD
9:35 p.m. Panel Comparison/Questions

Intraoperative Aberrometry

9:45 a.m. Why I Use Intraoperative Aberrometry
Brandon Ayres, MD
9:55 a.m. Why I Don’t Use Intraoperative Aberrometry
Parveen Nagra, MD
10:05 p.m.


10:20 a.m.

Ultrasound Biomicroscopy
Sara Lally, MD

10:35 a.m.

Imaging in Ocular Surface Disease
Kristin Hammersmith, MD

10:45 a.m.

Current Applications for Corneal Hysteresis
Marlene Moster, MD

11 a.m.

How Anterior Segment Imaging Saved the Day
Sadeer Hannush, MD

11:10 a.m.

Aberrometry In the Clinic: The Get Out of Jail Free Card
Brent Finklea, MD

11:20 a.m.

Tomography: More than Meets the Eye
Ravi Patel, MD

11:30 a.m.

Slit Lamp Photography on a Dime: Utilizing Smart Phone Technology
Thomas Tien, MD

11:40 p.m.


12 p.m.