Anterior Segment Program

Friday, February 24, 2017

Anterior Segment – 1

Moderators: Nisha Acharya, Erik Letko
  • Topic 1: Keratouveitis: Infectious and Beyond

    • 8:40 am – 8:52 am: Shingles: An Epidemic? Bennie Jeng, MD
    • 8:52 am – 9:04 am: Systemic Inflammatory Diseases Presenting with Keratouveitis. Nisha Acharya, MD
    • 9:04 am – 9:16 am: Post-Surgical Keratouveitis. Bennie Jeng MD

    Topic 2: Surgical treatment of Inflammatory Ocular Surface Diseases

    • 9:16 am – 9:28 am: Amniotic membrane transplantation. Kimberly Sippel MD
    • 9:28 am – 9:40 am: Patch grafts for Corneal Defects. Esen Akpek MD
    • 9:40 am – 9:52 am: Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation for Ocular Surface Disease Management. Margarita Calonge MD

    Discussion: 9:52 am – 10:10 am

Friday, February 24, 2017

Anterior Segment – 2

Moderators: Jimmy Lee, Brad Tannen
  • Topic: Free Paper Session

    • 10:40 am – 10:48 am: Retinal Vasculitis. William Ayliffe, MD
    • 10:48 am – 10:56 am: Utility of Gallium scan, FDG PET and PET/CT to aid in the diagnosis of sarcoidosis. Brad Tannen, MD
    • 10:56 am – 11:04 am: Novel strategies for post-PRK haze. Jimmy Lee, MD
    • 11:04 am – 11:12 am: Plasm rich in growth factor in the regeneration of ocular Surface. Jesus Merayo-Lloves, MD
    • 11:12 am – 11:20 am: Designed Host Defense Peptides for the Treatment of Bacterial Keratitis. L. Edward Clemens, MD
    • 11:20 am – 11:28 am: Ocular Autoimmune Systemic Inflammatory Infectious Study (OASIS) – Report 3: Posterior and Panuveitis. Sophia Seen, MD
    • 11:28 am – 11:36 am: Outcomes of Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Patients with Inflammatory Macular Holes. Natalia Gallaway, MD
    • 11:36 am – 11:44 am: New therapies for ocular inflammation – patient and investor perspective. Gary Novack, MD
    • 11:44 am – 11:52 am: Neuro-imaging in the emergency room (ER) setting in patients with vitreo-retinal symptoms. Adnana Mallick, MD

    Discussion: 11:52 am – 12:10 pm

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Anterior Segment – 3

Moderators: Esen Akpek, Serge Doan
  • Topic 1: Dry Eye: Current Concepts and Challenges

    • 8:00 am – 8:12 am: Dry Eye Pathophysiology: What We Learned in the Last Decade. Michael Stern, PhD
    • 8:12 am – 8:24 am: Sjögren’s Syndrome: Myths versus Facts. Esen Akpek MD
    • 8:24 am – 8:36 am: Novel Therapies for Dry Eye Management: Jimmy Lee, MD

    Topic 2: Allergic Conjunctivitis

    • 8:36 am – 8:48 am: Atopic keratoconjunctivitis. Serge Doan
    • 8:48 am – 9:00 am: Vernal keratoconjunctivitis, William May MD
    • 9:00 am – 9:12 am: Immunity and chronic allergic eye disease. Daniel Saban

    Discussion: 9:12 am – 9:30 am

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Anterior Segment – 4

Moderators: Malte Sanz de la Maza, Virender Sangwan
  • Topic 1: Conjunctivitis and External Diseases

    • 10:10 am – 10:22 am: Cicatrizing conjunctivitis: Diagnosis. Stephen Foster MD
    • 10:22 am – 10:34 am: Current Treatment Strategies and Outcomes of Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid. Stephen Foster, MD
    • 10:34 am – 10:46 am: Chronic Blepharitis: An Overlooked Etiology of Ocular Surface Disorders. William Ayliffe, MD

    Topic 2: Inflammatory Anterior Segment Diseases

    • 10:46 am – 10:58 am: Management of chronic Stevens-Johnson syndrom and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Virender Sangwan, MD
    • 10:58 am – 11:10 am: Central and Paracentral Corneal Ulcers. Virender Sangwan, MD
    • 11:10 am – 11:22 am: Scleritis. Maite Sainz de la Maza, MD

    Discussion: 11:22 am – 11:40 am