Program

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Tentative Program (subject to change)

Thursday, September 6, 2018
5:30-7:00pm  Registration and Welcome Reception

Friday September 7, 2018
6:30-5:30pm  Registration

Spotlight Breakfast ~ Everything You Need to Know about the Cornea Society ~ Elmer Y. Tu, MD, President, Cornea Society
7:00am-7:50am

SESSION 1: Selective Keratoplasty
8:00-10:35 AM

8:00     Welcome
            Program Chairs

8:05     Step by Step Guide to DSEK
           
8:25     DSEK: Complications & Outcomes
           
8:50     Step by Step Guide to DMEK
           
9:10     DMEK Complication Management
           
9:35     DALK Basic Training – Don’t Break the Bubble

10:05   Endothelial Keratoplasty Techniques Videos & Q&A
10:35  Session concludes

10:35  BREAK

SESSION 2: Cataract, IOL, and Suturing

10:50am-12:30pm

10:50 Iris Suturing

11:20 Corneal Suturing & Management of Corneal Trauma

11:40   IOL Exchange

12:05   An Update on Keratoprostheses
           
12:20 Questions & Answer

12:30  Session Concludes

Spotlight Luncheon
12:45-1:45pm  

Wet Lab Rotation 1
2:00-3:30pm

3:30pm BREAK

Wet Lab Rotation 2
3:45-5:15pm

5:15       Wrap Up Session (30 mins)

Cornea Society University (CSU)
Dinner: Choosing a Career Path
6:30-8:30 PM

Saturday, September 8, 2018

REGISTRATION
6:30am-5:30pm

Spotlight Breakfast ~ Faculty Panel on Eye Banking ~
7:00am-8:00am

SESSION 3: Ocular Surface Basics  

8:10-10:35am

8:10       Welcome
              Program Chairs

8:15     Advanced Management of Dry Eye & Blepharitis – Now You’re the Expert!

8:35     Update on Corneal Infections – Beyond Single Agent Therapy
           
9:10     Healing the Cornea
           
9:30     Ocular Surface Neoplasia – What Not to Miss and How to Treat
                     
9:50     Corneal Imaging and Topography
                     
10:15   Session Concludes

10:15   BREAK

Session 4: Cornea, Cataract & Refractive
10:30am-12:50pm

10:30  Refractive Surgery Basics
           
10:50 Refractive Surgery Nightmares
           
11:15   Management of Corneal Ectasia

11:35 Corneal Considerations in Cataract Surgery

11:55 Astigmatism Management/Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery

12:20 Surgical Correction of Presbyopia

12:40 Question and Answer

12:50 Session Concludes

Spotlight Luncheon ~
1:00-2:00pm

Wet Lab Rotation 3
2:15-3:45pm

3:45pm BREAK

Wet Lab Rotation 4
4:00-5:30pm

5:30pm Wrap Up Session (30 mins)

Cornea Society University (CSU)
Dinner: Rapid Fire Q&A
6:30-8:30 PM

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Grab & Go Breakfast
7:00 – 10:00 AM