President Trump is scheduled to be in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at The National Constitution Center (NCC) in the Independence Mall area. Increased police presence is anticipated in Center City throughout Tuesday afternoon and evening. Please allow extra time if you are going to Wills Eye. Please be advised of area street closures to vehicles beginning at 1:00PM on Tuesday 9/15. Pedestrian access will also be limited in the area. This is subject to change and area restrictions, which could widen, will be lifted once the President departs the NCC. There are also demonstrations planned for Tuesday 9/15 around Independence Mall as well as City Avenue.

CME-Fringe Ophthalmology

Live-Streamed Multi-Disciplinary Update
Fringe Ophthalmology: Finding the Evidence for Controversial Topics Across the Subspecialties

Friday, April 17, 2020

Wills Eye Hospital, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Daniel Lee, MD
Program Chair

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Course Description: 

This live-streamed only conference will inform participants on the emerging practices across the various subspecialties that challenge conventional standards. The goal of this program is to review and discuss the current evidence that support or oppose these controversial topics.

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

  • Learn about the emerging and controversial practices across the subspecialties.
  • Assess the efficacy and safety of new medical and surgical approaches and understand how to incorporate them into practice.


Wills Eye Hospital Faculty:             

Natasha N. Kolomeyer, MD
Ajay Kuriyan, MD
Jade M. Price, MD
Aakriti G. Shukla, MD
Zeba A. Syed, MD
Alison H. Watson, MD
Douglas Wisner, MD

Accreditation Statement: 

The Wills Eye Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Wills Eye Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsavailable.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Full disclosure policy:

All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by Wills Eye Hospital are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s).  Full disclosure will be made at the program.

If you have any questions, please contact the Wills Eye Hospital Department of CME at 215.440.3169 or


7:00 AM
Daniel Lee, MD

7:05 AM
The Role of Telemedicine in Ophthalmology
Aakriti G. Shukla, MD

7:15 AM
Approaches to Refractory or Large Macular Holes
Ajay E. Kuriyan, MD

7:25 AM
Orbital Fracture Management - The Role of Antibiotics
Alison H. Watson, MD

7:35 AM
The Diminishing Role of LPI in Angle Closure Management
Daniel Lee, MD

7:45 AM
Post-op cataract surgery: To drop or not to drop, that is the question
Douglas M. Wisner, MD

7:55 AM
The Value of Imaging in Acute Comitant Esotropia
Jade M. Price, MD

8:05 AM
Timolol vs. Brimonidine for Low Tension Glaucoma
Natasha N. Kolomeyer, MD

8:15 AM
Collagen Crosslinking in the Absence of Ectasia Progression
Zeba A. Syed, MD

8:25 AM
Daniel Lee, MD