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March 16 - 20, 2020

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COURSE DIRECTORS

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

RONALD FRENKEL, MD
RICHARD SPAIDE, MD
MICHAEL STEWART, MD
MICHAEL IP, MD
DAVID SARRAF, MD
LEE JAMPOL, MD
KENDALL E. DONALDSON, MD
TERRENCE O'BRIEN, MD
LOUIS B. CANTOR, MD
ROBERT STAMPER, MD
STEVEN D. VOLD, MD
William R Katowitz
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Snowmass Retina & Eye 2020 Agenda

MONDAY, MARCH 16- RETINA

  Session Moderator: Ip

7:45-7:50 AM                                      | Frenkel | Course Introduction

                                                                         

7:50-8:05                                                    | Leng | Genetics of AMD

8:05-8:15                                                               Discussion

8:15-8:45                                              | Spaide | The AMD Spectrum 

8:45-9:00                                                            Discussion

MID-DAY BREAK 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Session Moderator: Spaide

4:30-5:00 PM         | Sarraf | Edward Norton Lecture: Nonneovascular AMD with Fluid: Mechanisms of                                            FluidAccumulation in "Dry" AMD

                                                                        

5:00-5:15                                                             Discussion

5:15-5:30                                                  | Spaide | Biomarkers in AMD

  

5:30-5:40                                                            Discussion

5:40-6:45                | Ferrara, Frenkel, Ip, Jampol, Lee, Sarraf, Spaide, Stewart & Audience Participation |                                        Panel Discussion: AMD and Choroidal Vascular Disease Cases - Diagnosis and                                                  Management.

                                                                 Panel Moderators: Spaide, Frenkel

WELCOME COCKTAIL PARTY  6:45 PM - 7:30 PM

TUESDAY, MARCH 17- RETINA

Session Moderator: Jampol

7:45-8:00 AM                       | Frenkel| Systemic PK and VEGF levels in Wet AMD                                                            

8:00-8:10                                                            Discussion

8:10-8:25                 | Stewart | Very Frequent Treatment of Chorioretinal Vascular Diseases: Does this                                              work? 

8:25-8:45                                               | Spaide |  Anti-VEGF Dosing 

8:45-9:00                                            Discussion of prior two lectures

MID-DAY BREAK 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM

Session Moderator: Sarraf

  

4:30-5:00 PM         | Ip | Donald Gass Lecture: CRVO: Top Lessons Learned from SCORE2 and LEAVO 

5:00-5:15                                                             Discussion

5:15-5:30                  | Sarraf | A New Biomarker of Ischemia in CRVO and Understanding the Arrangement                                    of the Retinal Capillary Plexus 

    

5:30-5:40                                                            Discussion

5:40-6:30                |  Ferrara, Ip, Jampol, Lee, Sarraf, Spaide, Stewart & Audience Participation | Panel                                          Discussion: RVO Disease Cases - Diagnosis and Management

                                                                       Panel Moderator: Ip

6:30-6:50                | Jampol and Ip | Classification of Diabetic Retinopathy for clinicians and clinical trials

6:50-7:00                                                            Discussion

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 - RETINA/MED-LEGAL

     Session Moderator: Ip 

 

7:45-8:05 AM          | Jampol | What's new from the DRCR Retina Network  DME 

                                                                      

8:05-8:15                                                             Discussion

8:15-8:30                 | Jampol |What's new from the DRCR Retina Network  PDR

8:30-8:40                                                            Discussion

8:40-8:55                | Sarraf| Pentosan Maculopathy: Incidence, Screening Guidelines and Spectrum of                                            Findings 

                         

8:55-9:00                                                            Discussion

MID-DAY BREAK 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM

    Session Moderator: Ferrara

4:30-4:45 PM                                            | Lee | Diabetic Cases            

                                                               

4:45-4:55                Stewart |Iodine and Ophthalmology: How to handle patients with “allergies”

4:55-5:05                                                            Discussion

5:05-5:20                | Ferrara | Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Research on Retinal Diseases

5:20-5:30                                                            Discussion

5:30-5:45                | Spaide | Imaging the Choriocapillaris with OCT Angiography 

5:45-5:55                                                             Discussion

5:55-6:10                                             | Lee |AMD Masquerade Cases

6:10-6:35                 | Shuren & Owens | Private Equity in Ophthalmology and Retina

6:35-6:50                                                            Discussion

COCKTAIL PARTY #2  6:50 PM - 7:30 PM

THURSDAY, MARCH 19 -  GLAUCOMA/MIGS/MED-LEGAL

Session Moderator: Stamper 

7:45-8:00 AM         | Shuren & Owens | Legal Aspects of Premium Cataract Surgery  Co-Management 

                                                                 

8:00-8:15                                                           Discussion

8:15- 8:45                 | Vold |David Epstein Lecture: Paradigm Changes in the Management of Glaucoma

8:45-9:00                                                          Discussion

MID-DAY BREAK 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM

Session Moderator: Stamper

4:30-4:50                                  | Vold |MIGS Where Are We Now? (3D lecture) 

4:50-5:00                                                          Discussion 

5:00-5:20                | Cantor | Patient selection for MIGS, LIGS, and other glaucoma procedures

5:20- 5:30                                                          Discussion

5:30-5:45                                      | Cantor |OCT interpretation in Glaucoma

5:45-5:55                                                            Discussion

5:55-6:05                 | Stamper |New Information on Laser trabeculoplasty and laser iridotomy 

6:05-6:10                                                           Discussion

6:10-7:00                 MIGS Wet Lab: Cantor, Frenkel, Stamper,Vold, Hydrus, I Stent Inject, Kahook Dual                                             Blade, Omni, Xen

FRIDAY, MARCH 20 - 2020 CATARACT/REFRACTIVE  SYMPOSIUM

Session Moderator: Stamper

7:45-8:10AM           |O'Brien|Charles Kelman Lecture: Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Cataract Surgery:                                               Mission Impossible? 

                                                                   

8:10-8:20                                                             Discussion

8:20-8:35                | O'Brien |  Ocular Surface and Cataracts: Implications and Preparations 

8:35-8:50                |O'Brien  | Tuning in to the Premium Lens Channel – how to customize your cataract                                       surgery and choose the right lens for the right patient  

8:50-9:05                                               Discussion of previous two lectures

MID-DAY BREAK 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM

Session Moderator: Cantor

4:30-5:00 PM       | Donaldson | Sir Harold Ridley Lecture: The future of cataract surgery – ten hot topics                                     and innovations 

                                                                 

5:00-5:10                                                            Discussion

5:10-5:25                                   | Donaldson |  Complicated astigmatism cases 

5:25-5:35                                   |O'Brien  |Prevention of Cystoid Macular Edema 

5:35-5:45                                                Discussion of previous two lectures

5:45-6:00             | Donaldson | Intraoperative aberrometry for complex cases  

6:00-6:10             |O'Brien  |Advanced surface ablation as a tool for Improving Patient Satisfaction after                                     Cataract Surgery

6:10-6:25                                               Discussion of previous two lectures

6:25-6:40             | Donaldson |Femto cataract surgery for complicated cases 

6:40-6:55             | Donaldson | Femto Bloopers – what can go wrong and how to handle it 

6:55-7:05                                              Discussion of previous two lectures

END OF MEETING

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