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Retina Update December 2017

For the Course Description and list of Faculty, click here.

AGENDA: Global Advances in Medical and Surgical Retina

Allen C. Ho, MD and Michael A. Klufas, MD
Program Chairs
7:30 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
8:00Introduction
Allen C. Ho, MD and Michael A. Klufas, MD
Restorative Approaches for Degenerative Vitreoretinal Disease
8:04Gene Hunting
James Whelan, MD
8:12Gene Therapy Update: RPE65 for LCA?
Julia A. Haller, MD
8:20Gene Therapy for Neovascular AMD
Allen C. Ho, MD
8:28Introduction of 7th Annual J. Arch McNamara Lecturer,
Mark S. Humayan, MD

Arunan Sivalingam, MD
8:33J. Arch McNamara Lecture
Advanced Bioimplants for Ophthalmology
Mark S. Humayun, MD
Surgical Retina
9:03Digitally Enhanced Vitreoretinal Surgery: Fad or the Future?
Murtaza K. Adam, MD
9:11Introduction of Ultrasonic Pars Plana Vitrectomy/Vitrectomy Fluidics
Sunir J. Garg, MD
9:19Floatarectomy versus Yag Vitreolysis: Pro/Con
Omesh P. Gupta, MD
9:27Safety and Performance Results of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis
Michael A. Klufas, MD
9:35Surgical Retina Case Presentations
Moderator: Jams F. Vander, MD
Panel: Steven S.K. Houston III, MD; James Whelan, MD; Allen C. Ho, MD; Mark S. Humayun, MD; Robert Bergren, MD
10:15Refreshment Break
Medical Retina/Imaging
10:30Loss to Follow-Up after Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections for Diabetic Macular Edema
Jason Hsu, MD
10:38Telemedicine:
The Canadian Experience

Matthew Tennant, MD
10:46Suprachoroidal Delivery of Drug Therapies
Arunan Sivalingam, MD
10:54Emerging Therapies for Wet AMD
Carl D. Regillo, MD
11:02Endophthalmitis Prophylaxis
Andre J. Witkin, MD
11:10Medical Retina Case Presentations
Moderator: Allen Chiang, MD
Panel: M. Ali Khan, MD; Sunir J. Garg, MD; Carl D. Regillo, MD; Jay Sridhar, MD; Andre J. Witkin, MD
11:50Questions, Answers, and Evaluations
12:00 p.m.End of Program