September 23–24, 2017

New York Marriott Downtown
85 West Street at Albany Street
New York, NY 10006

Program Overview

(subject to change)

Saturday, September 23
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in Exhibit Hall  
8:30 – 8:35 a.m. Introduction Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD
Sam “Sumit” Garg, MD
Elizabeth Yeu, MD
8:35 – 9:45 a.m. Surgical Management of Astigmatism Moderator: Kerry D. Solomon, MD
8:35 – 8:43 a.m. Corneal Astigmatism: anterior, posterior and how to identify it Kerry D. Solomon, MD
8:43 – 8:51 a.m. How to Read a Topography Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD
8:51 – 8:59 a.m. Clinical pearls for corneal relaxing incisions: Manual and Femto-assisted Doug Lazarro, MD
8:59 – 9:07 a.m. Toric IOLs Currently Available, Patient Selection, Preoperative Planning of Magnitude and Axis, Techniques to Mark the Axis, Nomograms and Toric Calculator Preeya K. Gupta, MD
9:07 – 9:15 a.m. Video Presentation of How to Mark and Perform a Toric IOL and Advanced Technology (inc. Intraoperative Aberrometry) for Placing a Toric IOL Sam “Sumit” Garg, MD
9:15 – 9:32 a.m. Post-Toric IOL Unexpected Results:  
Patient Assessment and Surgical Options Claudia Perez-Straziota, MD
Clinical Cases and Panel Discussion Elizabeth Yeu, MD
9:32 – 9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion  
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Improving Outcomes for Refractive Cataract Surgery Moderator:  Jack M. Dodick, MD
9:45 – 9:52 a.m. Modern IOL Formulas: Long, Short, and Post-Refractive eyes Kerry D. Solomon, MD
9:52 – 10 a.m. How Do I Integrate Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery into My Own Practice? – Informed Consent, Patient Flow, Finances, and Surgical Time Zachary J. Zavodni, MD
10 – 10:20 a.m.. Optimizing the Ocular Surface in Cataract Surgery  
ASCRS Cornea CC Recommendations Chris Starr, MD
MGD Management Preeya Gupta, MD
Corneal Lumps and Bumps Neel R. Desai, MD
10:20 – 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion  
10:30 – 10:50 a.m. Break – Exhibit Hall  
10:50 – 11:20 a.m. Refractive Enhancements After Cataract Surgery Moderator:  Toby Tyson, MD
Panel:  Zachary J. Zavodni, MD
Laurence Sperber, MD
Neel R. Desai, MD
10:50 – 10:57 a.m. IOL Exchange Techniques Zachary J. Zavodni, MD
10:57 – 11:04 a.m. PRK versus LASIK Laurence T. Sperber, MD
11:04 – 11:11 a.m. Piggyback Lenses Toby Tyson, MD
11:11 – 11:20 a.m. Cases and Panel Discussion  
11:20 – 11:50 a.m. Incorporating Presbyopia-Correcting IOLs into Your Clinical Practice Moderator:  Neel R. Desai, MD
11:20 – 11:26 a.m. Review of Multifocal and EDOF IOLs Available in the U.S. and Basic Principles and Techniques for IOL Insertion Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD
11:26 – 11:32 a.m. Review of Accommodating IOLs Available in the U.S. and Basic Principles and Techniques for IOL Insertion Toby Tyson, MD
11:32 – 11:38 a.m. Review Patient Selection and Preoperative Testing/Work-up/Exam, Judging and Aligning Patient Expectations: Indications and Contraindications Neel R. Desai, MD
11:38 – 11:44 a.m. Managing the Unhappy Patient Following Premium IOLs and What to Do/How to Approach It Elizabeth Yeu, MD
11:44 – 11:50 a.m. Panel Discussion  
11:50 a.m. – Noon Practice Management  
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch and Networking – Exhibit Hall  
1 – 1:15 p.m. ASCRS for Young Eye Surgeons (YES) Sam “Sumit” Garg, MD
Kerry D. Solomon, MD
1:15 – 2:10 p.m. Innovations in Glaucoma Surgery Moderator: Nate Radcliffe
Panel: David A. Crandall, MD
Robert J. Noecker, MD
Steven R. Sarkisian, Jr., MD
1:15 – 1:21 p.m. Keeping it real: improving patient compliance with medications Steven R. Sarkisian, Jr., MD
1:21 – 1:27 p.m. Intraoperative Gonioscopy: Tips and Tricks David A. Crandall, MD
1:27 – 1:40 p.m. What Technologies are Currently Available  
Working in the Canal David A. Crandall, MD
Supraciliary shunts Robert J. Noecker, MD
Subconjunctival Implants Steven R. Sarkisian, Jr., MD
1:40 – 1:46 p.m. Choosing the Right MIGS for the Right Candidate: is one enough, and when to combine Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD
1:46 – 1:52 p.m. Endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP) and cataract surgery Robert J. Noecker, MD
1:52 – 2:03 p.m. Innovative glaucoma surgeries: what’s on the horizon?  
MIGS Robert J. Noecker, MD
Lasers Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD
2:03 – 2:10 p.m. Panel Discussion Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD
2:10 – 3 p.m. Hot Topics in Cataract Surgery Moderator: Richard S. Koplin, MD
2:10 – 2:17 p.m. The 411 on Phaco Fluidics—it starts with your handpiece Richard S. Koplin, MD
2:17 – 2:24 p.m. Beyond drops for inflammation and endophthalmitis prevention: intracameral and intravitreal options Zachary J. Zavodni, MD
2:24 – 2:31 p.m. The simplest cataract procedure—no dilation, no sweat! Richard S. Koplin, MD
2:31 – 2:38 p.m. Management of the Small Pupil: pharmacologic and devices Naveen K. Rao, MD
2:38 – 2:45 p.m. Therapeutic FLAC in Complex Cataract Surgery Laurence T.D Sperber, MD
2:45 – 2:52 p.m. Refractive Cataract Surgery in Complex Cornea Patients (Keratoconus, Corneal Transplants, RK)…is it Realistic? Jimmy Lee, MD
2:52 – 3 p.m. Panel Discussion  
3 – 3:15 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:15 – 4:45 p.m. Wet Lab / Roundtable Discussion  
5– 6:30 p.m. Wet Lab / Roundtable Discussion  


Sunday, September 24
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Industry Breakfast Symposium  
8:30 – 10:10 a.m. Managing the Complex Cataract Patient Moderator:  Jimmy Lee, MD
8:30 – 8:37 a.m. The Unplanned Anterior Vitrectomy During Cataract Surgery Neel R. Desai, MD
8:37 – 8:44 a.m. IFIS: Management of the Unruly Iris Jimmy Lee, MD
8:44 – 8:51 a.m. Dealing with the Loose Zonules David A. Crandall, MD
8:30 – 8:58 a.m.. Management of the Very Soft Lens Cathleen M. Mccabe, MD
8:58 – 9:05 a.m. Management of the Very Mature Lens: Intumescent and Brunescent Preeya K. Gupta, MD
9:05 – 9:12 a.m. Management of the Dislocated Lens Cathleen M. Mccabe, MD
9:12 – 9:24 a.m. Let’s Fixate the IOL  
Iris fixation Cathleen M. Mccabe, MD
Scleral fixation options Naveen K. Rao, MD
9:24 – 9:30 a.m. Implantable Miniature Telescope (IMT) for Cataract Patients with Macular Degeneration: Sam “Sumit” Garg, MD
9:30 – 10:05 a.m. My Favorite Complex Cataract Surgical Case & Lessons Learned: Videos Panel: Cathleen McCabe, MD
Jimmy Lee, MD
David A. Crandall, MD
Laurence T.D. Sperber, MD
Neel R. Desai, MD
Preeya K. Gupta, MD

Naveen K. Rao, MD
10:05 – 10:10 a.m. Closing Comments  
10:10 – 10:30 a.m. Break – Exhibit Hall  
10:30 a.m. – Noon Wet Lab / Round Table Discussion