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LA Ophthalmology Update

  • Saturday, January 12, 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Good Samaritan Hospital - Salvatori Auditorium - 635 Lucas Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Pre-Registration Closed - Onsite Registration Available

87th Midwinter Conference for Ophthalmology

LA Ophthalmology Update

 Program Chair
  • Peter Cornell, M.D.
  • James Salz, M.D.
  • Nicole Fram, M.D.
  Featured Speakers
  • Brandon D. Ayres, M.D. 
    Assistant Surgeon, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA  Instructor, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA  Private Practice, Ophthalmic Partners, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Richard L. Lindstrom, M.D. 
    Founder and Attending Surgeon, Minnesota Eye Consultants  Adjunct Clinic Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology  Visiting Professor, UC Irvine, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute 
  • Andrew G. Lee, M.D. 
    Professor in the Departments of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at Weill Cornell Medical College  Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, Blanton Eye Institute at Houston Methodist Hospital  Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at the Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX    
  • Bryan S. Lee, M.D., J.D. 
    Altos Eye Physicians, Los Altos, CA

Registration Fee includes admission to all sessions, breakfast, lunch, and refreshments breaks.

Location of Conference is at:
Good Samaritan Hospital - Salvatori Auditorium
635 Lucas Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Learning Objectives:

  • Consider utilizing new technology with the comfort of knowing how to manage the complications or unexpected outcomes (Multifocal IOLs and Astigmatic Correcting IOLs (TORIC)
  • Help patients decrease their risk factors of vision loss by addressing systemic (hypotension) and anatomic changes that can lead to permanent visual loss.
  • Counsel their patients about the latest in treatment for common retinal disease (diabetic retinopathy and ARMD) with the confidence that they are following the latest clinically proven guidelines.
  • Describe how and when to implement the new glaucoma treatments both medically and surgically for mild to moderate glaucoma.

Program Schedule
Saturday, January 12, 2019

Time Topic Speaker
6:45 - 8:00 Check In & Breakfast
7:15 - 8:00 Resident & Fellow Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 Officer of the Day Peter Cornell, M.D.
8:05 - 8:15 Widefield Fundus Photos as a Screening Test James Salz, M.D.
8:15 - 8:35 Retina Round Table Discussion Peter Cornell, M.D. - Moderator
  Topics Include: Drusen and Vitamins; Plaquenil; Other TBD Christian Sanfilippo, M.D.
    Dan Esmaili, M.D.
    Michael Javaheri, M.D.
8:35 - 8:55 Retina Round Table Discussion - Continued  
8:55 - 9:15 Intraocular Tumors Tara McCannel, M.D.
9:15- 9:35 Some Things You Don't Know About Something You Know Well: Optic Neuritis and Neuromyelitis Optica Andrew Lee, M.D.
9:35 - 10:05 Break/Visit with Vendors
10:05- 10:25 Ocular Surface Disease in the Setting of Cataract Surgery Brandon Ayres, M.D.
10:25 - 10:55 Innovations in the Medical Management of Presbyopia Richard Lindstrom, M.D.
10:55 - 11:15 Neuro-ophthalmology of Space Flight Andrew Lee, M.D.
11:15 - 11:35 IOL Exchange: Techniques for Success Brandon Ayres, M.D.
11:35 - 11:55 Dealing with the Unhappy MFIOL Patient Bryan Lee, M.D., J.D.
11:55 - 12:15 Q&A
12:15 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:40 Joint Session: 

From Surviving to Thriving: Well-Being Essentials for a Healthy, Balanced Life (aka a Good Life)

Ricki S. Bander, Ph.D.
1:50 - 2:10 Why I Don't Use the Femtosecond Laser Bryan Lee, M.D., J.D.
2:10 - 2:30 Why I Do Use the Femtosecond Laser Nicole Fram, M.D.
2:30 - 2:50 Glaucoma Round Table - Novel approaches to glaucoma diagnosis and treatment.  Moderator: Alena Reznik, M.D.

Daniel Krivoy, M.D.

Rohit Varma, M.D.
2:50 - 3:10 Glaucoma Round Table - Continued  
3:10 - 3:30 Painful Perilous Pupils
3:30 - 3:50 Hitting the Axis for Astigmatism Patients Bryan Lee, M.D., J.D.
3:50 - 4:10 Surgical Management of Iris Defects Brandon Ayres, M.D.
4:10 - 4:40 Evaluation of Eye Asymmetry Mehryar Taban, M.D.
4:40 - 5:10 Q&A
Location of Conference

Sheraton Universal Hotel
333 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, California 91608 
Phone: 818 980 1212

Hotel Accomodations

Hotel accomodations are available at the Sheraton Universal Hotel

Sheraton Universal Hotel
333 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, California 91608 
Phone: 818 980 1212

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