MAR 2014

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Program features The first session of the day will be "Imaging: Pearls for Diagnosis and Progression," to be moderated by Brian A. Francis, MD, Los Angeles, and Michael F. Oats, MD, West Yarmouth, Mass. The session will feature interactive cases that address anterior segment imaging, retinal nerve fiber layer and macular OCT for glaucoma, Heidelberg Retina Tomograph (Heidelberg Engineering, Heidelberg, Germany), and ultra- sound biomicroscopy. "We will have the latest on im- a ging pearls for detecting glaucoma and detecting its progression," Dr. Rhee said. That will be followed by the Joint ASCRS/American Glaucoma Society Symposium, "Surgical Management of Chronic Angle Clo- sure," to be moderated by Robert M. Feldman, MD, Houston, and Steven D. Vold, MD, Fayetteville, Ark. The session will showcase a discussion on an angle closure suspect and chronic angle closure case, and when certain therapies should be performed. It will feature several ex- perts discussing various treatment options. Richard A. Lewis, MD, Sacra- mento, Calif., will give the ASCRS Glaucoma Day 10th Anniversary Recognition, and Cynthia Mattox, MD, Boston, will highlight "Advo- cating For Patients Using Health Policy (or Grabbing the Bull by the Horns)." The "Update on Medical and Laser Treatment in Glaucoma: Pearls For Your Practice" will be moderated by Paul J. Harasymowycz, MD, Montreal, and look at the "for" and "against" viewpoints of preservatives in glaucoma drops among other top- ics. Garry P. Condon, MD, P ittsburgh, will present "Café Style Discussion: 10 Years Down the Road – What's Still on the 'To Do' List?" Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, Minneapolis, will give the 2014 Stephen A. Obstbaum, MD, Honored Lecture. Next on the program is the "Surgical Glaucoma Spotlight" on " premium glaucoma surgery, past, present, and future, which is a dif- ferent way of calling it MIGS," Dr. Rhee said. "[It will feature] our usual rousing 'Managing Your Own Glaucoma Complications' section." "Eric Donnenfeld, MD, is giv- ing our 'Cornea/Cataract Crossover Talk,'" Dr. Rhee said. "We're hon- ored to have him. Our crossover talks bring a lot of star power." The day is slotted to end with "Video Case Presentations: Compli- cations and a 'Reay of Hope'" mod- erated by Thomas D. Patrianokos, MD, Chicago, and Dr. Vold. Glaucoma Day's program, moderators, and speakers are subject to change. EW Editors' note: Dr. Rhee has no financial interests related to this article. Contact information Rhee: dougrhee@aol.com 48-63 Boston Preview_EW March 2014-DL_Layout 1 3/6/14 7:28 PM Page 61

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