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Joint Meeting 2010 Media Resources

Oct. 17 and 18, 2010 - Media Briefing Schedule
Location: McCormick Place Conference Center, Rm N426A

Members of the media are invited to these briefings on eye health issues of interest to the public and to ophthalmic professionals. A great opportunity to listen to and ask questions of leading ophthalmic clinician-researchers and policy experts.

Sunday, Oct. 17:
11:30 a.m. - Women and Vision: a global look at why women have more eye disease and poorer eyesight

Presenter bios and contact information
Full Session Audio Recording (MP3 40 MB)

Ruth D. Williams, MD, Chair: Framing the Issues (PPTX slides 2.5 MB)
Lynn K. Gordon, MD: Eye Care Disparities in the US (PPT slides 2.5 MB)
Manal Bouhaimed, MD: Challenges in the Middle East and Internationally (PPT slides 1.4 MB)

2:15 p.m. - Historic Health Reform is Here - Now What?

William L. Rich, III, MD, AAO Medical Director of Health Policy
Michael X. Repka, MD, AAO Medical Director for Governmental Affairs

Monday, Oct. 18:
11 a.m. - Refractive Surgery 2010: Highlights of Subspecialty Day and the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS)

Presenter Bios and Contact Information
Full Session Audio Recording (MP3 55 MB)

Alaa El-Danasoury, MD, Chair: ISRS update (PPTX slides 1.5 MB); IOLs for Myopia Correction (PPTX slides 1.2 MB)
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD: Cataract Surgery with the Femtosecond Laser (PPTX slides 4 MB)
Gustavo E. Tamayo, MD: Refractive Surgery Solutions for Presbyopia, International Report (PPT slides 2.75 MB)

12 noon - Retina Advances 2010: Highlights of Subspecialty Day

Presenter Bios and Contact Information
Full Session Audio Recording (MP3 85 MB)

Pravin U. Dugel, MD, Chair: Diabetic Macular Edema (PPT slides 6.75 MB)
Kimberly A. Drenser, MD, PhD: Retinopathy of Prematurity: US and Global Challenges (PPT slides 11 MB)
Allen C. Ho, MD: Retinal Vein Occlusion - Steroid, Anti-VEGF and Implant Treatments (PPT slides 1.75 MB)

2:15 p.m. - Ethnicity and Eye Health Disparities in the U.S.

Presenter Bios and Contact Information
Full Session Audio Recording (MP3 44 MB)

Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD, Chair: Ethnicity and Health Interactions in 4 Key Eye Diseases (PPTX slides 5 MB); EyeSmart EyeCheck (PPTX slides 275 KB)
Rohit Varma, MD: Lessons from the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES) (PPT slides 2.5 MB)
Steven L. Mansberger, MD: Challenges in Native Americans and Alaskan Natives (PPT slides 250 KB)
M. Roy Wilson, MD: Eye Health Disparities in Black Americans (PPTX slides 500 KB)