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Anterior Segment Surgery Update

Anterior Segment Surgery Update

Saturday, May 1, 2021

LIVE STREAM & LIMITED IN-PERSON

Program Chairs:

Brandon D. Ayres, MD and Douglas M. Wisner, MD

Description:

The Anterior Segment Surgery Update will provide ophthalmic surgeons with resources on current and innovative surgical techniques for a variety of complex cataract, IOL and MIGS procedures. The update will help surgeons understand when to use those techniques, pivotal steps in the procedures, and limitations/complications.

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.

In compliance with Wills Eye Hospital’s COVID-19 policy, in-person registration for the morning lectures (8 a.m.-noon) is restricted to a maximum of (25) attendees.
In-person registration for the afternoon Wetlab (1-3 p.m.) is restricted to a maximum of (8) attendees.
All in-person attendees are required to wear masks and have proof of vaccination.

 

WILLS EYE FACULTY

Brandon D. Ayres, MD
Robert S. Bailey, MD
Elizabeth A. Dale, MD
Kristin M. DiDomenico, MD
Brenton D. Finklea, MD
Omesh P. Gupta, MD
Sadeer B. Hannush, MD
Aditya Kanesa-Thasan, MD
Ali Khan, MD
Daniel Lee, MD
Beeran B. Meghpara, MD
Marlene R. Moster, MD
Michael J. Pro, MD
Mark F. Pyfer, MD
Reza Razeghinejad, MD
Melissa R. Sieber, MD
Zeba A. Syed, MD
Sydney L. Tyson, MD
Brett A. Weinstock, MD
Douglas M. Wisner, 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 4.0 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 cme@willseye.org

Agenda

8 a.m. Welcome
8:05 a.m.

Ocular Surface Optimization for Cataract Surgery
Aditya Kanesa-Thasan, MD

8:11 a.m. Approaching the White Cataract
Dr. Zeba A. Syed, MD
8:17 a.m. Approaching the Brunescent Cataract
Robert S. Bailey, MD
8:23 a.m. Approaching Cataracts with Zonulopathy
Douglas M. Wisner, MD
8:29 a.m. Approaching the Posterior Polar Cataract
Daniel Lee, MD
8:35 a.m. Devices for Small Pupil Management
Brett A. Weinstock, MD
8:41 a.m. IFIS Management (Pharmacologic/Fluid Dynamics/Viscoelastic)
Daniel Lee, MD
8:44 a.m. Approaching the Post Vitrectomy Cataract
Douglas M. Wisner, MD
8:53 a.m. Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery - Pro
Mark F. Pyfer, MD
8:59 a.m. Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery - Con
Sydney L. Tyson, MD
9:05 a.m. Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) - why and how?
Douglas M. Wisner, MD
9:11 a.m. Intracameral Antibiotics/Dropless Cataract Surgery - whats up?
Sydney L. Tyson, MD
9:17 a.m.

Questions & Break

9:32 a.m.

My Best Tip
Panelists: Brandon D. Ayres, MD; Douglas M. Wisner, MD; Beeran B. Meghpara, MD; Brenton D. Finklea, MD; Mark F. Pyfer, MD; Brett A. Weinstock, MD; Kristin M. DiDomenico, MD

9:47 a.m. IOL Exchange - Surgical Fundamentals
Melissa R. Sieber, MD
9:53 a.m. Surgical Management of Dysphotopsia
Kristin M. DiDomenico, MD
9:59 a.m. Basics of Anterior Vitrectomy for the Cataract Surgeon
Brett A. Weinstock, MD
10:05 a.m. The Dislocated IOL - Exchange for Suture Fixation
Brenton D. Finklea, MD
10:11 a.m. The Dislocated IOL - Suture Fixation of existing IOL
Beeran B. Meghpara, MD
10:17 a.m. The Dislocated IOL - Exchange for Haptic Fixation
Brenton D. Finklea, MD
10:23 a.m. The Dislocated IOL - Prolene Fixation of existing IOL (a la Canabrava)
Sadeer B. Hannush, MD
10:29 a.m. Yamane Complications
Sadeer B. Hannush, MD
10:35 a.m. PPV for the Anterior Segment Surgeon
Sadeer B. Hannush, MD
10:41 a.m. Vitrectomy - what do and not do when the bag breaks
Omesh P. Gupta, MD
10:47 a.m. Vitrectomy - what posterior segment surgeons wish anterior segment surgeons knew
Ali Khan, MD
10:53 a.m.

Questions & Break

11:08 a.m.

Iris Cerclage
Beeran B. Meghpara, MD

11:14 a.m. Irido/CycloDialysis Repair
Reza Razeghinejad, MD
11:20 a.m. Iris Pupiloplasty (Margin)
Brandon D. Ayres, MD
11:25 a.m. Iris Replacement
Brandon D. Ayres, MD
11:30 a.m. How to Tie Intraocular Knots
Brandon D. Ayres, MD
11:35 a.m. MIGS - Speed Dating (review of techniques)
Elizabeth A. Dale, MD
11:41 a.m. MIGS - When it goes wrong (complications/management)
Michael J. Pro, MD
11:47 a.m. MIGS - More than one (combining procedures)
Marlene R. Moster, MD
11:53 a.m. Premium MIGS (MIGS + advanced technology IOLs)
Mark F. Pyfer, MD
11:59 a.m.

Questions / End of Broadcast

1 p.m.

Wetlab - Intrascleral Haptic Fixation - Lecture
(Not Live-streamed; Limited in-person registration)

1:30 p.m.

Wetlab - Intrascleral Haptic Fixation - Practical
(Not Live-streamed; Limited in-person registration)

3 p.m.

Adjournment