OCT 2012

EyeWorld is the official news magazine of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.

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4 Cornea Society News – published quarterly by the Cornea Society Cornea Society symposium at AAO focused on keratitis This symposium, geared toward both the general ophthalmologist and the anterior segment specialist, will feature management strategies for diverse, and often vexing, forms of keratitis. Advanced diagnostic techniques and treatment strategies for non-bacterial forms of infectious keratitis ranging from the very common (herpes simplex keratitis) to the newly described (interface infectious keratitis after lamellar keratoplasty) to the rare forms of keratitis (fungal and parasitic keratitis) will be covered. The sympo- sium will also highlight treatment approaches for several challenging forms of non-infectious keratitis and will conclude with the Castroviejo Cornea Day Planning Committee Terry Kim, MD, Co-Chair ASCRS Cornea Clinical Committee Donald Tan, FRCS, Co-Chair Cornea Society Anthony J. Aldave, MD Cornea Society John A. Hovanesian, MD ASCRS Cornea Clinical Committee W. Barry Lee, MD, FACS Cornea Society Marian Macsai, MD Cornea Society Neda Shamie, MD ASCRS Cornea Clinical Committee Christopher E. Starr, MD ASCRS Cornea Clinical Committee David T. Vroman, MD ASCRS Cornea Clinical Committee Sonia H. Yoo, MD Cornea Society Program Outline (subject to change) 2013 Cornea Day is geared toward practicing ophthalmologists with an interest in comprehensive ophthalmology, anterior segment surgery, and corneal disease. Moscone Convention Center Friday, April 19 2013 8:00AM –4:30PM For registration, housing, and program updates, visit www.CorneaDay.org. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA category 1 credit.TM Managing the Atypical Cornea in Cataract Surgery Moderators: W. Barry Lee, MD, FACS and David T. Vroman, MD Refractive Dilemmas, Disasters, and Deliverance Moderators: John A. Hovanesian, MD and Sonia H. Yoo, MD The Ocular Surface Unsurfaced Moderators: Marian Macsai, MD and Christopher E. Starr, MD Around the World and Back Again: A Global Perspective on Corneal Transplantation and Recurrent Corneal Disease Moderators: Anthony J. Aldave, MD and Neda Shamie, MD Programming will include presentations for the comprehensive ophthalmologist and cornea specialist. Lecture on meibomian gland disease by James McCulley, MD. CS Date and time: Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Location: McCormick Place Room: Grand Ballroom S100AB Chairs: William Barry Lee, MD Joel Sugar, MD 2:02 p.m. Introduction William Barry Lee, MD 2:04 p.m. Diagnostic Advances for Non-bacterial Keratitis Stephen C. Kaufman, MD, PhD 2:14 p.m. A Microbial Sandwich: Interface Infectious Keratitis in Lamellar Keratoplasty Sadeer B. Hannush, MD 2:24 p.m. Fungus Among Us? Update on Fungal Keratitis Donald Tan, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth 2:34 p.m. Acanthamoeba Keratitis: Is It Safe to Go Back Into the Water? Elmer Y. Tu, MD 2:44 p.m. Herpetic Simplex Keratitis: Pearls to Prevent Peril Ivan R. Schwab, MD, FACS 2:54 p.m. Eradication Strategies for Filamentary Keratitis Denise de Freitas, MD 3:04 p.m. Management Strategies for Neurotrophic Keratitis Richard S. Davidson, MD 3:14 p.m. Ocular Predictions: Systemic Disease Associations With Keratitis Vincent P. de Luise, MD, FACS 3:24 p.m. CASTROVIEJO LECTURE 3:24 p.m. Introduction of Castroviejo Lecture Joel Sugar, MD 3:27 p.m. Castroviejo Lecture: Lids, Lipids, and Dry Eyes James P. McCulley, MD, FACS, FRCOphth 3:57 p.m. Conclusion William Barry Lee, MD 4:00 p.m. End of Session

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