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Wills at AAO 2017

Wills Eye Presentations at AAO 2017

Wills Eye ophthalmologists will present more than 130 talks at the 2017 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in New Orleans. From late breaking developments in the subspecialties to discussions on complicated and challenging cases and the controversies surrounding treatments, our doctors will share what they learn every day. Click on the video for a sneak peek by Wills Ophthalmologist-in-Chief Julia A. Haller, MD and check out the list below to discover what we'll be talking about at this year's AAO. And join us for "Meet the Experts" in Wills Eye Booth #3622 in Exhibit Hall G. See you in NOLA!

SubspecialtySpeaker Last NameFirst NameTopicTitleDayTimeSessionLocationPresenter Role
RetinaAliFerhinaImpact of Baseline Posterior Vitreous Detachment on Treatment Outcomes in Diabetic Macular Edema: VISTA/VIVID SubanalysisPosterSunday12:45pm-1:45pmPO198Hall CPresenting Author
CorneaAyresBrandonOphthalmic Premier League: A Team Video Competition on Managing Cataract ComplicationsSunday2:00pm-3:30pmSYM14The Great HallTeam Captain
CorneaAyresBrandonFundamentals of Anterior Segment ReconstructionSunday3:15pm-5:30pm269391-392Senior Instructor
CorneaAyresBrandonGore-Tex Sutured and Sutureless Scleral-Fixated IOL Implantation TechniquesTuesday9:00am-10:00am634333-334Instructor
CorneaAyresBrandonLaser Refractive SurgerySaturday3:00pm-5:00pmLAB128A344-345Instructor
CorneaAyresBrandonAdvanced Refractive Cataract Surgery and Anterior Segment ReconstructionMonday10:30am-12:30pmLAB108B356-357Instructor
CorneaAyresBrandonAdvanced Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK/DMEK): Overview and Surgical PearlsTuesday8:00am-10:00amLAB140344-345Instructor
CorneaAyresBrandonAdvanced Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK/DMEK): Overview and Surgical PearlsMonday9:00am-11:15amLEC140278-279Instructor
CorneaAyresBrandonSpotlight on Cataract ComplicationsManaging Iris DefectsMonday11:25amSPO2The Great HallPanelist
CorneaAyresBrandonSurgical Management of Iris DefectsMonday2:00pm-4:00pm504390Instructor
CorneaAyresBrandonAnterior Lamellar Keratoplasty: Principles and PracticeSunday12:00pm-2:00pmLAB109A344-345Instructor
CorneaAyresBrandonSpotlight on Ocular TraumaManagement of Traumatic CataractsSunday11:03amSPO1La Nouvelle Orleans ABPresenter
Oculoplastics, OrbitBedrossianEdwardSurgical Anatomy of the Eyelids: Cadaver DemonstrationMonday12:00pm-2:30pmLAB149348-349Course Director
Oculoplastics, OrbitBilykJurijSpotlight on Ocular TraumaUpdate on Orbital hemorrhage and Traumatic Optic NeuropathySunday10:43amSPO1La Nouvelle Orleans ABPresenter
Oculoplastics, OrbitBilykJurijOculoplastics Evidence That Will Change our PracticeMonday4:30pm-5:30pm546340-341Instructor
CataractBlecherMarkPhacoemulsification and Advanced Techniques: The Core CurriculumSunday10:15am-12:30pmLEC123383-385Instructor
GlaucomaDaleElizabethTrabeculectomy TechniquesMonday10:15am-12:30pmLEC146280-281Instructor
GlaucomaDaleElizabethTrabeculectomy TechniquesTuesday10:30am-12:00pmLAB146A353-355Instructor
RetinaDunnJames P.How to Evaluate a Patient with UveitisSunday2:00pm-4:15pm234383-385Instructor
RetinaDunnJames P.Uveitis-Part IIWorkup of UveitisSaturday1:46pm RET22The Great HallPresenter
RetinaDunnJames P.Iontophoretic Delivery of Dexamethasone Phosphate for Anterior Scleritis: Dose-Finding Clinical TrialPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO525Hall CCo-Author
OncologyEagle Jr.RalphRetinoblastoma 2017: They Live and See!Sunday2:00pm-4:15pm241395Instructor
OncologyEagle Jr.RalphControversies in Ocular OncologyTuesday12:45pm-3:00pm678346-347Instructor
RetinaFinemanMitchellPatient-Reporting VFQ-25 in the OASIS Study: Ocriplasmin for Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion including Macular HolePosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO471Hall CCo-Author
GlaucomaFudembergScottPhiladelphia Telemedicine Glaucoma Detection and Follow-up Study: IOP Measurement in Glaucoma ScreeningPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO345Hall CPresenting Autohr
RetinaGargSunirAdvanced Vitreoretinal Surgical TechniquesTuesday10:15am-12:30pm674391-392Senior Instructor
RetinaGargSunirGore-Tex Sutured and Sutureless Scleral-Fixated IOL Implantation TechniquesTuesday9:00am-10:00am634333-334Instructor
RetinaGargSunirDebates - Part IIDisplacement of Submacular Hemorrhage in AMD Improves Visual Outcomes: ProSaturday9:23amRET18The Great HallPresenter
RetinaGargSunirSpotlight on Ocular TraumaPrevention and Management of Post-traumatic EndophthalmitisSunday11:23amSPO1La Nouvelle Orleans ABPresenter
Oculoplastics, OrbitGoldsteinScottLotions, Potions, BotulinumtoxinA, Nonlaser Rejuvenation for the OphthalmologistMonday3:15pm-5:30pm523282Instructor
Oculoplastics, OrbitGoldsteinScottWorkshop in Techniques of Lacrimal IntubationSaturday3:00pm-4:00pmLAB103352Instructor
Oculoplastics, OrbitGoldsteinScottPtosis, Tearing, and Tumors in Tots: Pediatric and Plastics Pearls for Everyday PracticeMonday11:30am-12:30pm470388Instructor
Oculoplastics, OrbitGoldsteinScottFundamental Facelifting TechniquesSunday1:00pm-3:00pmLAB112A352Instructor
RetinaGuptaOmeshDebates - Part IUse of Intraoperative OCT Improves Surgical Outcomes: ConFriday11:34amRET06The Great HallPresenter
RetinaGuptaOmeshGore-Tex Sutured and Sutureless Scleral-Fixated IOL Implantation TechniquesTuesday9:00am-10:00am634333-334Instructor
RetinaHallerJuliaDebates - Part IHeads-up 3D Digital Surgery Viewing is Now for Vitrectomy: ConFriday11:27amRET06The Great HallPresenter
RetinaHallerJuliaWhat You Need to Know from the Past Year's LiteratureRetina UpdateMonday3:30pm-5:00pmSYM42243-245Presenter
RetinaHallerJuliaRecent Advances in Management of Diabetic RetinopathyIndications for Vitrectomy in Diabetic RetinopathySunday4:55pmSYM21La Nouvelle Orleans ABPresenter
CorneaHammersmithKristinSurgical Management of Pediatric Corneal Disorders: A Customized ApproachMonday11:30am-12:30pm467270Instructor
CorneaHammersmithKristinArchitectural Details-Corneal Structure and DiseaseRed Eye in Children: A Cornea Specialist's ViewSaturday11:46amPED04New Orleans Theater CPresenter
CorneaHannushSadeerTop 10 Hot Corneal Surgical Tips for 2018Sunday2:00pm-4:15pm254394Instructor
CorneaHannushSadeerThe Boston Keratoprosthesis: Case-Based Presentations Highlighting the Essentials for Beginning and Experienced SurgeonsSunday4:30pm-5:30pm283270Senior Instructor
CorneaHannushSadeerBasic Deep Anterior Lamellar KeratoplastyTuesday12:45pm-3:00pm693333-334Instructor
CorneaHannushSadeerAnterior Lamellar Keratoplasty: Principles and PracticeSunday9:00am-11:15am LEC109335-336Instructor
CorneaHannushSadeerAnterior Segment Imaging - What's Recent, What's DecentCase: Imaging Saved the DaySaturday2:09pmCOR05La Nouvelle Orleans ABPresenter
CorneaHannushSadeerAnterior Lamellar Keratoplasty: Principles and PracticeSunday12:00pm-2:00pmLAB109A344-345Instructor
CorneaHannushSadeerGearing Up for Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty: Pearls to Shorten the Learning CurveMonday2:00pm-4:15pm615340-341Senior Instructor
CorneaHannushSadeerNo Capsule, No Problem: Intrascleral Haptic Fixation of IOLsSaturday3:00pm-5:00pmLAB104356-257Instructor
CorneaHannushSadeerManagement of Malpositioned IOLsMonday9:00am-11:15am431383-385Instructor
CorneaHannushSadeerVideo-Based Master ComplicationsDecentered IOL: Managing with the Glued IOL TechniqueFriday1:38pmREF08La Nouvelle Orleans ABPresenter
CorneaHannushSadeerGlued IOL: Scleral Fixation of Posterior Chamber IOL without Sutures in the Absence of Capsular SupportTuesday11:30am-12:30pm669397Senior Instructor
RetinaHoAllenNoncompliance with Follow-Up in Retinal Vein Occlusion Patients Undergoing Intravitreal InjectionsPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO490Hall CCo-Author
RetinaHoAllenNon-Neovascular AMDUpdate on Cell-Based Therapy for Atrophic MaculopathySaturday2:28pm RET23The Great HallPresenter
RetinaHoAllen27-gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Posterior Segment Disease: Long-term Visual Outcomes and Safety Profile in 370 EyesPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO519Hall CCo-Author
RetinaHoAllenIdentifying Neovascular AMD Patients Prone to Noncompliance following Intravitreal InjectionPaperTuesday12:06pm-12:13pmPA104255-257Co-Author
RetinaHoAllenImpact of Baseline Posterior Vitreous Detachment on Treatment Outcomes in Diabetic Macular Edema: VISTA/VIVID SubanalysisPosterSunday12:45pm-1:45pmPO198Hall CCo-Author
RetinaHsuJasonAdvanced Vitreoretinal Surgical TechniquesTuesday10:15am-12:30pm674391-392Instructor
RetinaHsuJasonSpotlight on Ocular TraumaIntroduction/ConclusionSunday10:30am-12:00pmSPO1La Nouvelle Orleans ABChair
RetinaHsuJasonDebates - Part IIChandelier Scleral Buckling Is Better than Conventional SB: ProSaturday9:37amRET18The Great HallPresenter
RetinaHsuJasonVideo Surgical Complications: What Would You Do?Saturday4:42pm-5:23pmRET26The Great HallPresenter
RetinaHsuJasonNoncompliance with Follow-Up in Retinal Vein Occlusion Patients Undergoing Intravitreal InjectionsPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO490Hall CCo-Author
RetinaHsuJasonGore-Tex Sutured and Sutureless Scleral-Fixated IOL Implantation TechniquesTuesday9:00am-10:00am634333-334Senior Instructor
RetinaHsuJasonIOP-Lowering Drug Effect in Comparison of AMD Treatment Trial (CATT)PosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO460Hall CPresenting Autohr
RetinaHsuJasonVariability of Parafoveal Microvascular Complexity Using OCT Angiography in Healthy EyesPosterSunday12:45pm-1:45pmPO242Hall CCo-Author
RetinaHsuJason27-gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Posterior Segment Disease: Long-term Visual Outcomes and Safety Profile in 370 EyesPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO519Hall CCo-Author
RetinaHsuJasonIdentifying Neovascular AMD Patients Prone to Noncompliance following Intravitreal InjectionPaperMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPA104255-257Co-Author
ResearchHymanLeslieIdentifying Neovascular AMD Patients Prone to Noncompliance following Intravitreal InjectionPaperMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPA104255-257Co-Author
ResearchHymanLeslieNoncompliance with Follow-Up in Retinal Vein Occlusion Patients Undergoing Intravitreal InjectionsMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO490Hall CCo-Author
RetinaKaiserRichardVitreoretinal Surgery - Part IComplex Retinal Detachments: Best Approaches and What to ExpectFriday8:47amRET03The Great HallPresenter
GlaucomaKatzL. JayPhiladelphia Telemedicine Glaucoma Detection and Follow-up Study: IOP Measurement in Glaucoma ScreeningPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO345Hall CCo-Author
GlaucomaKatzL. JayGlaucoma Screening and Follow-Up in a Philadelphia Public Health ClinicPosterSunday12:45pm-1:45pmPO097Hall CCo-Author
RetinaMaguireJosephLong-term Outcomes of Human Embryonic StemCell-Derived Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Transplantation for Retinal Degenerational from 2 Phase 1/2 TrialsPaperTuesday10:27am-10:34amPA096255-257Co-Author
GlaucomaMantravadiAnandComputerized Perimetry Lab: Visual Field Interpretation, Emphasizing GlaucomaMonday3:30pm-5:30pmLAB144343Instructor
GlaucomaMantravadiAnandPhiladelphia Telemedicine Glaucoma Detection and Follow-up Study: IOP Measurement in Glaucoma ScreeningPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO345Hall CCo-Author
OncologyMashayekhiArmanUveal Effusion Syndrome in 104 Eyes: Responses to Oral and Periocular CorticosteroidsPosterSunday12:45pm-1:45pmPO131Hall CCo-Author
RetinaMehtaSoniaUveitis-Part IISaturday1:46pm-2:22pmRET22The Great HallModerator
NeuroMosterMarkCould Systemic Disease Cause this Problem?Visual Field Loss and Normal FundusSunday11:05amNEU03La Nouvelle Orleans CPresenter
GlaucomaMosterMarkNormal-Tension Glaucoma: Evaluation and TreatmentMonday11:30am-12:30pm458342Senior Instructor
GlaucomaMosterMarleneNormal-Tension Glaucoma: Evaluation and TreatmentMonday11:30am-12:30pm458342Instructor
NeuroMosterMarkEmergency Neuro-Ophthalmology: Diagnosis and ManagementSunday4:30pm-5:30pm280346-347Instructor
GlaucomaMosterMarleneGonioscopy-Assisted Transluminal Trabeculotomy (GATT Procedure): Basic Technique, Surgical and Postoperative Pearls, and Review of OutcomesTuesday12:45pm-3:00pm687238Instructor
GlaucomaMosterMarleneCombined Cataract Surgery with Glaucoma Surgery: Guidelines, Indications, Methods, Techniques, and Postoperative ManagementSunday2:00pm-4:15pm238390
Instructor
GlaucomaMosterMarleneWhat's Up Doc? New Therapeutics and Delivery Systems on the HorizonPunctal Plug Delivery SystemsSaturday8:41amGLA02New Orleans Theater ABPresenter
GlaucomaMyersJonathanComputerized Perimetry Lab: Visual Field Interpretation, Emphasizing GlaucomaMonday3:30pm-5:30pmLAB144343Instructor
GlaucomaMyersJonathanGlaucoma Screening and Follow-Up in a Philadelphia Public Health ClinicPosterSunday12:45pm-1:45pmPO097Hall CCo-Author
GlaucomaMyersJonathanDevelopment of a Machine Learning Algorithm to Determine Visual Field ProgressionPaperMonday4:06pm-4:13pmPA066271-273Co-Author
GlaucomaMyersJonathanPhiladelphia Telemedicine Glaucoma Detection and Follow-up Study: IOP Measurement in Glaucoma ScreeningPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO345Hall CCo-Author
GlaucomaMyersJonathanWhat's Up Doc? New Therapeutics and Delivery Systems on the HorizonIntraocular Drug Delivery SystemsSaturday8:29am GLA02New Orleans Theater ABPresenter
GlaucomaMyersJonathanComparison of 6 Visual Field Progression AlgorithmsPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO380Hall CCo-Author
CorneaRaberIrvingGearing Up for Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty: Pearls to Shorten the Learning CurveMonday2:00pm-4:15pm615340-341Instructor
CorneaRaberIrvingAnterior Lamellar Keratoplasty: Principles and PracticeSunday12:00pm-2:00pmLAB109A344-345Instructor
CorneaRaberIrvingEndothelial Keratoplasty TechniquesMonday8:00am-10:00amLAB119A344-345Instructor
CorneaRapuanoChristopherInflammatory Conditions on the Anterior Segment - It's Burning Me Up!Case: Not Just Another Red EyeSaturday4:48pmCOR07La Nouvelle Orleans ABPresenter
RetinaRegilloCarlLong-term Outcomes of Human Embryonic StemCell-Derived Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Transplantation for Retinal Degenerational from 2 Phase 1/2 TrialsPaperTuesday10:27am-10:34amPA096255-257Co-Author
RetinaRegilloCarlRetina Subspecialty Day: Opening RemarksSaturday7:00am-8:05amRET15The Great HallChair
RetinaRegilloCarlNeovascular AMDFriday4:56pm-5:33pmRET14The Great HallChair
RetinaRegilloCarlVitreoretinal Surgical Rounds: What Would Machemer Do?Sunday10:15am-12:30pm202398-399Instructor
RetinaRegilloCarlRetina Subspecialty DayWelcome and IntroductionsFriday7:00amRET01The Great HallChair
RetinaRegilloCarlSpotlight on Cataract ComplicationsPanelMonday10:12amSPO2The Great HallPanelist
RetinaRegilloCarlVideo Surgical Complications: What Would You Do?Saturday4:42pm-5:23pmRET26The Great HallChair
RetinaRegilloCarl27-gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Posterior Segment Disease: Long-term Visual Outcomes and Safety Profile in 370 EyesPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO519Hall CCo-Author
RetinaRegilloCarlUpdate on AMD and Diabetic Clinical TrialsSunday7:30am-8:30amB126Hall CSenior Instructor
OncologyShieldsCarolControversies in Ocular OncologyTuesday12:45pm-3:00pm678346-347Instructor
OncologyShieldsJerryOncologyExpanding Clinical Spectrum of Uveal MelanocytomasSaturday10:44amRET19The Great HallPresenter
OncologyShieldsCarolVariability of Parafoveal Microvascular Complexity Using OCT Angiography in Healthy EyesPosterSunday12:45pm-1:45pmPO242Hall CCo-Author
OncologyShieldsCarolUveal Effusion Syndrome in 104 Eyes: Responses to Oral and Periocular CorticosteroidsPosterSunday12:45pm-1:45pmPO131Hall CCo-Author
OncologyShieldsCarolRetinoblastoma 2017: They Live and See!Sunday2:00pm-4:15pm241395Instructor
OncologyShieldsCarolLate Breaking Development - Part IIA Phase 1b Clinical Safety Study of a Novel Tumor Targeted Therapy (AU-011) for the Treatment of Primary Choroidal MelanomaSaturday9:03amRET17The Great HallPresenter
OncologyShieldsCarolOculoplastics Original Papers: Ocular Pathology, OncologyPA028 Personalized Prognosis for Uveal Melanoma in 1059 Patients Based on CytogeneticsSunday3:57pmOP04255-257Presenter
OncologyShieldsJerryUveal Effusion Syndrome in 104 Eyes: Responses to Oral and Periocular CorticosteroidsPosterSunday12:45pm-1:45pmPO131Hall CCo-Author
OncologyShieldsCarolRetinal and Choroidal Manifestations of Selected Systemic Diseases 2017Monday2:00pm-4:00pmPO411Hall CInstructor
OncologyShieldsCarolRecent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Conjunctival TumorsSunday10:15am-12:30pm208342Instructor
OncologyShieldsJerryRecent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Conjunctival TumorsSunday10:15am-12:30pm208342Instructor
OncologyShieldsCarolOCT Angiography in Retinal DiseasesTuesday12:45pm-3:00pm653396Instructor
OncologyShieldsCarolGenetic Disorders in Pediatric OphthalmologyGenetic Testing for Retinoblastoma: Practical Points for the ClinicianSunday8:55amSYM25243-245Presenter
OncologyShieldsCarolSerious Eye Cancers Masquerading as Common Benign ConditionsSunday4:30pm-5:30pm281283-285Instructor
OncologyShieldsJerrySerious Eye Cancers Masquerading as Common Benign ConditionsSunday4:30pm-5:30pm281283-285Senior Instructor
OncologyShieldsJerryControversies in Ocular OncologyTuesday12:45pm-3:00pm678346-347Instructor
OncologyShieldsCarolConjunctival Tumors - What's Old, What's New?What to Do When the Tumor Goes Viral? Conjunctival Papilloma ManagementSaturday11:06amCOR04La Nouvelle Orleans ABPresenter
OncologyShieldsJerryRetinoblastoma 2017: They Live and See!Sunday2:00pm-4:15pm241395Instructor
OncologyShieldsJerryMystery Retina 2017: Interactive Discussion of Challenging CasesTuesday9:00am-11:15am612383-385Instructor
OncologyShieldsCarolMystery Retina 2017: Interactive Discussion of Challenging CasesTuesday9:00am-11:15am612383-385Instructor
OncologyShieldsCarolPediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus Original Papers and Best of AAPOSPA046 Intra-arterial Chemotheraphy vs. Intravenous Chemtherapy for Unilateral Retinoblastoma: Who Wins?Monday11:18amOP07255-257Presenter
OncologyShieldsCarolOncologyRetinoblastoma Genetic Testing: Who Needs It and Why?Saturday10:38amRET19The Great HallPresenter
OncologyShieldsCarolManagement of Chronic and Recurrent Anterior Segment DisordersManagement of Recurrent Conjunctival DysplasiaMonday10:47amSYM29La Nouvelle Orleans ABPresenter
OncologyShieldsJerryRetinal and Choroidal Manifestations of Selected Systemic Diseases 2017Monday2:00pm-4:00pmPO411Hall CInstructor
RetinaSivalingamArunan27-gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Posterior Segment Disease: Long-term Visual Outcomes and Safety Profile in 370 EyesPosterMonday12:45pm-1:45pmPO519Hall CCo-Author
RetinaSpirnMarcLong-term Outcomes of Human Embryonic StemCell-Derived Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Transplantation for Retinal Degenerational from 2 Phase 1/2 TrialsPaperTuesday10:27am-10:34amPA096255-257Co-Author
CataractTippermanRichardExtended Depth of Focus, Pinhole, and Trifocal IOLs: A Practical Guide to Adopting New Advanced Technology IOLsTuesday12:45pm-3:00pm691394Instructor
CataractTippermanRichardSpotlight on Cataract ComplicationsPanelMonday8:48amSPO2The Great HallPanelist
CataractTippermanRichardRefractive Cataract Surgery Today: Maximizing Your OutcomesA Collection of Surgical Pearls for Toric IOLsMonday2:45pmSYM40The Great HallPresenter
RetinaVanderJames Section III: The Business of RetinaFriday10:45am-11:10amRET05The Great HallModerator