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Learning Lounge: An Interactive Space for Learning

LearningLoungeHall G, Booth 3647

Visit the Learning Lounge to continue the conversation with your colleagues and participate in informal, small group facilitated discussions led by experts in the field.

Float among the discussions, new topics begin every 15 minutes.

Schedules are accurate as of Oct. 11, 2013 - subject to change. On this page:

SATURDAY, NOV. 16
THEATER 1
12 p.m.
Managing the Posterior Capsular Tear
Louis D. Skip Nichamin, MD; Nick Mamalis, MD and Mark K. Walsh, MD

1:45 p.m.
Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery in Challenging Cases - Dense Lens, Small Pupil, Morgagnian Lens
Mark Packer, MD and Jonathan D. Solomon, MD

4 p.m.
Global Ophthalmology
Volunteer Experiences
Timothy P. Page, MD

THEATER 2
12:15 p.m.
Corneal Considerations in Cataract Surgery
William Barry Lee, MD

2 p.m.
Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery
Husam Ansari, MD, PhD 

4 p.m.
Global Ophthalmology
Rotary Guest Presentations
Kenneth D. Tuck, MD, FACS and Baxter F. McLendon, MD, FACS

THEATER 3
12:30 p.m.
Presbyopia Correcting IOLs
Samuel Masket, MD; Nicole R. Fram, MD; and Daniel H. Chang, MD

2:15 p.m.
Updates in IOL Power Calculations After LASIK/PRK
Douglas D. Koch, MD and Samuel Masket, MD

4 p.m.
Global Ophthalmology
Global Ophthalmology Video Courses

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SUNDAY, NOV. 17
THEATER 1
9 a.m.
Opening Session: Live Broadcast

10:30 a.m.
Complicated and Challenging Cases in Cataract Surgery
Rosa Braga-Mele, MD; Lisa B. Arbisser, MD; Terry Kim, MD; and Robert J. Cionni, MD

1:45 p.m.
Continue the Conversation
Innovation in Ophthalmology: From Theory to Therapy
Emmett T. Cunningham, Jr. MD, PhD, MPH; Gilbert H. Kilman, MD; William Link, PhD; Eugene De Juan, Jr. MD; Daniel M. Schwartz, MD; Richard L. Lindstrom, MD; Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD 

3:30 p.m.
Surgical Pharmacology—the Need for a Clinical and Basic Research Approach
Henry F. Edelhauser, PhD

THEATER 2
9 a.m.
Opening Session: Live Broadcast

10:45 a.m.
Advances in Pediatric Cataract Surgery
M. Edward Wilson Jr., MD

12:15 p.m.
Advanced Techniques in Strabismus Surgery
Edward G. Buckley, MD

2:00 p.m.
Everything You Wanted to Know About ACA and Physician Payment - Now You Can Ask the Academy Experts
Michael X. Repka ,MD, MBA; Gregory P. Kwasny, MD, OCS; Trexler M. Topping, MD; Stephen A. Kamenetzky, MD, OCS

3:45 p.m.
Continue the Conversation
Innovations in Pediatric Eye Surgery
Daniel E. Neely, MD; Erick D. Bothun, MD; Sharon Freedman, MD 

THEATER 3
9 a.m.
Opening Session: Live Broadcast

11 a.m.
Treating Diabetic Macular Edema in 2014
Diana V. Do, MD

12:30 p.m.
Continue the Conversation
Jackson Memorial Lecture
Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD

2:15 p.m.
What's New in ROP
David K. Wallace, MD

4 p.m.
Biologics Agents for Uveitis
Alan Gary Palestine, MD

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MONDAY, NOV. 18
THEATER 1
9 a.m.
At the Movies
Femtolaser Cataract Surgery
Moderator: Mitchell P. Weikert, MD 

Napkins and Postage Stamps: The Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy -
Robert P. River, MD

Novel Combination of Femtosecond Laser and Nanosecond Laser Completion of Bladeless Clear Cornea Cataract Extraction-
A. John Kanellopoulos, MD

Pearls to Shorten the Learning Curve for the Novice Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgeon -
Dilraj Grewal, MD

10:30 a.m.
Preparing for Retirement: Financially and Emotionally
Thomas M. Aaberg, Sr., MD, MSPH, FACS

12 p.m.
Continue the Conversation
Boston Mass Casualties
Allen B. Thach, MD; Henry D. Hacker, MD; and Jorge G. Arroyo, MD 

1:45 p.m.
ABO - MOC: Certification and Your First MOC Cycle
R. Michael Siatkowski, MD; Amy S. Chomsky, MD; and H. Culver Boldt, MD

3:30 p.m.
Young Ophthalmology
Growing YOur Business with Social Media Marketing
Robert F. Melendez, MD, MBA; Purnima S. Patel, MD; James G. Chelnis, MD; Randall V. Wong, MD; and Edward H. Hu, MD, PhD

THEATER 2
9:15 a.m.
At the Movies
Glaucoma
Moderator: Carla J. Siegfried, MD 

Correlation Between Episcleral Venous Channel Outflow and Circumferential Extent of Canal-Based Surgery -
Ronald Leigh Fellman, MD

Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Implantation in Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome -
Kumar Ravi

Malignant Glaucoma: Can It Be Benign? -
Siddharth Dikshit

10:45 a.m.
Glaucoma Surgery: Trabeculectomy, Tube Shunt, Minimally Invasive Technologies
Dale K. Heuer, MD; Brian A. Francis, MD; and Richard A. Lewis, MD

12:15 p.m.
Making Sense of Glaucoma RCTs
Mark A. Latina, MD; Steven T. Simmons, MD; and L. Jay Katz, MD

3:45 p.m.
At the Movies
IOL
Moderator: William J. Fishkind, MD, FACS 

Lessons Learned: Complications of Glued IOL -
Athiya Agarwal, MD

T-Fixation Technique Used for Intrascleral Haptic Fixation of Posterior Chamber IOL -
Toshihiko Ohta, MD, PhD

Small Corneal Lesions: Big Problems for Premium IOL Surgeons! -
Samar K. Basak, MD, FRCS, MBBS

Extreme Toric IOLs for Keratoconus and Following Penetrating Keratoplasty -
Alejandro Navas, MD

THEATER 3
9:30 a.m.
At the Movies
DALK and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Moderator: Terri L. Young, MD 

Small Bubble Technique for Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty -
Massimo Busin, MD

Dia-DALK: Holy Grail in Surgical Management of Keratoconus? -
Rasik B. Vajpayee, MD

Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty in Children -
Muralidhar Ramappa, MBBS

Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty in Pediatric Age Group -
Muralidhar Ramappa, MBBS

11 a.m.
Continue the Conversation
Advances in Keratoplasty: Where We Are in 2013
Woodford S. Van Meter, MD, FACS and Steven I. Rosenfeld, MD, FACS 

12:30 p.m.
Continue the Conversation
Introduction to Cornea and Lens-Based Refractive Surgery for Residents
Ronald R. Krueger, MD and J. Bradley Randleman, MD

2:15 p.m.
Corneal Infections
Elmer Y. Tu, MD

4 p.m.
Ocular Surface Disease
Andrew J. Huang, MD, MPH

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TUESDAY, NOV. 19
THEATER 1
10:30 a.m.
Ergonomics for Ophthalmologists
Martin Wand, MD 

THEATER 2
9:15 a.m.
At the Movies
Cataract/Cornea
Moderator: Kathryn A. Colby, MD, PhD 

Traumatic Cataract: Managing Vitreous Prolapse -
David F. Chang, MD

Perfect Pannus Excision: Step One Towards Successful Surgery in Severe Ocular Surface Disease -
Arjun Srirampur

Conjunctival Melanoma: What You Should Know -
Fairooz Puthiyapurayil Manjandavida, MBBS

10:45 a.m.
Continue the Conversation
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Emerging Therapies in Neuro-Ophthalmology
Madhu R. Agarwal, MD and Matthew Dean Kay, MD

THEATER 3
9:30 a.m.
At the Movies
Oculopastics

Management of Exposed Porous Orbital Implants of Large Size -
Junghyun Ahn, MD

Say Cheese! External Ophthalmic Photography: Doing It the Right Way - Akshay Gopinathan Nair, MD

11 a.m.
Fillers and Botox Basics
Jeffrey A. Nerad, MD

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