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    Friday, Nov. 13

    ISC37: Characterizing Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis Epidemiology and Treatment Patterns in the United States

    5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus
    Industry Showcase Presented by Santen, Inc.
    Review of VKC pathophysiology, clinical presentation, impact on quality of life, and treatment approach. Data presented will describe VKC epidemiology and treatment patterns in the US.
    Speaker(s):
    Asim Ali
    Steven M Babineaux MS

    ISC39: Go for Three: The OMNI® Surgical System

    5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Sight Sciences
    The OMNI® Surgical System, a handheld device providing two implant-free options to target all three points of potential resistance in the conventional outflow pathway. Used in combo cataract surgery or as a standalone option.
    Speaker(s):
    Patrick Smale MBA
    Leon W Herndon Jr MD
    Steven F Lee MD
    Mark F Pyfer MD
    Deborah G Ristvedt DO
    Lawrence Woodard MD
    Arkadiy Yadgarov MD

    ISC38: Geographic Atrophy: Pathophysiology and Unmet Need

    6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Apellis Pharmaceuticals
    GA is an advanced, vision-threatening form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), with no approved therapeutics, affecting 5 million people worldwide. We will focus on pathophysiology and unmet need.
    Speaker(s):
    Cedric Francois, MD PhD
    Rishi P Singh MD

    ISC40: ECP and Cataract Surgery: What's New in 2020

    6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by BVI
    Clinical overview of combining phacoemulsification and Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation (ECP). New CPT codes and reimbursement.
    Speaker(s):
    Kevin J Corcoran

    ISC74: Workflow Reimagined - Improve, Impact, Innovate

    6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by ZEISS
    Efficiencies using image Management Solutions for Retina & Glaucoma.
    Speaker(s):
    None provided.

    ISC01: Individualized Treatment in Wet AMD: A Patient Case-Based Approach

    7:40 a.m. – 8:25 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Regeneron
    A discussion on individualized treatment in Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and patient case review.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Ehsan Rahimy MD

    ISC41: Surgical Presentation: MORCHER® Henderson Capsular Tension Ring

    7:40 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by FCI Ophthalmics
    Inventor Bonnie An Henderson, MD presents tips, pearls and advantages of using the MORCHER® Henderson Capsular Tension Ring, including using the HCTR to prevent Toric IOL rotation.
    Speaker(s):
    Bonnie An Henderson MD

    ISC75: Malpractice Insurance - 101

    7:40 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Practice Management - Compliance and Risk Mgmt
    Industry Showcase Presented by OMIC, Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company
    An introduction to understanding your malpractice insurance policy You will learn what is covered, adequate limits of liability, policy forms, nose vs. tail coverage, and OMIC benefits.
    Speaker(s):
    Sarah White BS
    Joe DiBernardo
    Paul Burnthall

    ISC02: Expert Post-Operative Case Management, During Uncertain Times

    8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by Bausch + Lomb
    Treating Inflammation after combined cataract/MIG surgery.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Inder Paul Singh MD

    ISC42: Early User Experience With The XEN® Gel Stent

    8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Allergan, an AbbVie Company
    This presentation is an interactive peer-to-peer discussion on the XEN® Gel Stent. The objective of this program will be to facilitate a discussion around patient selection, preparing for surgery, placement and intra-operative challenges, and post-op management.
    Speaker(s):
    Oluwatosin U Smith MD

    ISC76: Clinical Value of Multi-Modality UWF Imaging Including Peripheral OCT

    8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Optos, Inc. 
    This session will overview the importance of multi-modality imaging of the periphery in retinal diseases. Gain an understanding of the definition of UWF imaging & the capabilities of peripheral SS OCT.
    Speaker(s):
    Srinivas R Sadda MD
    Netan Choudhry MD

    ISC03: Participating in the IRIS® Registry via Verana Health EHR Integration

    9:50 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by Verana Health
    Verana Health is the Academy's end-to-end data and technology partner for the IRIS Registry. We provide valuable benefits including accurate MIPS reporting. Join us for an intro to EHR integration.
    Speaker(s):
    Elizabeth Acord

    ISC43: OC-01 (varenicline) Nasal Spray for Dry Eye Disease

    9:50 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by Oyster Point Pharma
    OC-01 is a cholinergic agonist administered as a nasal spray that activates the trigeminal parasympathetic pathway. OC-01 has been shown to improve signs and symptoms of dry eye disease.
    Speaker(s):
    Jeffrey A Nau

    ISC77: Implementing Optima IPL in the Ocular Surface Practice

    9:50 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase
    Industry Showcase Presented by Lumenis
    Dr. Matossian will be discussing implementing Optima IPL in the practice and how addresses the root-cause, periocular inflammation, through case studies, clinical overview and COVID-19 best practices.
    Speaker(s):
    Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS

    ISC04: The OXERVATE Experience

    10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by Dompé
    Join Dompé for an engaging discussion on neurotrophic keratitis (NK), and how it can be identified and treated.
    Speaker(s):
    Marguerite B McDonald MD

    ISC44: The Home Vision Monitor® App, Supporting Patients with Retinal Diseases During the COVID-19 Crisis

    10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina
    Industry Showcase Presented by GENENTECH
    The Home Vision Monitor® App, Supporting Patients with Retinal Diseases During the COVID-19 Crisis
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Faye Drawnel MBA PhD

    ISC78: Explore the Software Technology Behind a Modern Ophthalmology Practice

    10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Electronic Health Records, Information Technology
    Industry Showcase Presented by Modernizing Medicine
    Does it seem like your software options are nearly identical? It is often the subtle differences that can have a big impact. Join us and see why our software is the choice for modern practices.
    Speaker(s):
    Brij Aswani

    ISC05: Proven Outcomes in the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema and Diabetic Retinopathy

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    EyeNet Corporate Lunch
    Presented by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and designed for U.S. retina specialists.
    This LIVE lunchtime session includes a $20 GrubHub meal voucher to the first 300 U.S. ophthalmologists to attend the event.
    Please note that by attending these events you are consenting to sharing your contact data, inclusive of National Provider ID, with the corporate partner.
    These non-CME symposia are developed independently by industry—they are not affiliated with the official program of AAO 2020 Virtual or Subspecialty Day. By attending a lunch, you may be subject to reporting under the Open Payments Program (Sunshine Act). Physicians residing and/or practicing in Minnesota, New Jersey, and Vermont are welcome to attend these events; however, based on laws in these states, we cannot provide you with a meal voucher.
    Speaker(s):
    John D Pitcher MD
    Jordana Goren Fein MD

    ISC06: DURYSTA™ (bimatoprost intracameral implant)

    12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Allergan, an AbbVie Company
    This presentation is a peer-to-peer discussion on DURYSTA™ (bimatoprost implant). Within this presentation, we will discuss an overview of DURYSTA™, including administration, troubleshooting, clinical data, safety and patient selection.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Jason Bacharach MD

    ISC45: Real-World Results: Going from Good to Great

    12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by Johnson & Johnson
    Lessons learned from upgrading to the iDesign Refractive Studio.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Blake K Williamson MD

    ISC79: What's Coming & How to Stay Compliant in 2021

    12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Practice Management - Compliance and Risk Mgmt
    Industry Showcase Presented by Nextech
    We're covering everything you need to know going into 2021 including MIPS updates, E/M coding changes, the 21st Century Cures Act and what tools are available to help simplify compliance.
    Speaker(s):
    Courtney Tesvich
    Christine Schiff

    ISC07: Subconjunctival Glaucoma Surgery and MicroShunt

    1:35 p.m. – 2:05 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Santen, Inc.
    Discuss subconjunctival glaucoma surgery and review the study comparing standalone MicroShunt surgery versus trabeculectomy.
    Speaker(s):
    Joseph F Panarelli MD

    ISC46: Retinal Thickness in Retinal Disease: Evolving Understanding

    1:35 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Novartis Pharmaceuticals
    Over the past year a larger concern with intraocular inflammation has arisen with anti-VEGF therapy. This talk will go over the latest evidence to better evaluate risk versus benefit with Brolucizumab.
    Speaker(s):
    Arshad M Khanani MD
    Diana V Do MD

    ISC08: Clinical Glaucoma Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    2:40 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Bausch + Lomb
    Clinical Glaucoma Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Shan C Lin MD

    ISC47: Vision Health Public Policy Priorities for the Next Congress and Administration

    2:40 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by GENENTECH
    This session includes a post-election public policy update from GENENTECH and a preview of the first-ever International Vision Health Scorecard by Global Coalition on Aging CEO Michael Hodin, Ph.D.
    Speaker(s):
    Matt Shiraki
    Michael Hodin

    ISC09: Proven Results in the Treatment of Macular Edema Following Retinal Vein Occlusion

    3:35 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Regeneron
    Proven results in the treatment of Macular Edema following Retinal Vein Occlusion.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Jayanth S Sridhar MD

    ISC48: VISIONaerie® Answers to Timely Questions

    3:35 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Aerie Pharmaceuticals
    Our host introduces three short videos describing Aerie’s focus over the past year: turning challenge into opportunity during the pandemic; broadening our understanding of the real-world clinical utility of Rhopressa® (netarsudil ophthalmic solution) 0.02%; and assembling the building blocks for the next major ophthalmic pharmaceutical company.
    Speaker(s):
    Jella A An MD
    Jason Bacharach MD
    Michael D Greenwood MD
    Joseph F Panarelli MD
    Nathan M Radcliffe MD
    Alena Rezni, MD
    Thomas W Samuelson MD
    Gagan K Sawhney MD
    Savak Teymoorian MD
    Rohit Varma MD MPH

    ISC10: TEPEZZA® (teprotumumab-trbw): The First and Only FDA-Approved Treatment for Thyroid Eye Disease

    4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Oculoplastics, Orbit
    Industry Showcase Presented by Horizon Therapeutics
    Come learn about the importance of early identification and a new treatment approach for Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) management.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Raymond S Douglas MD PhD
    Sejal Jhaveri

    ISC49: Geographic Atrophy: Pathophysiology and Unmet Need

    4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Apellis Pharmaceuticals
    GA is an advanced, vision-threatening form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), with no approved therapeutics affecting 5 million people worldwide. We will focus on pathophysiology and unmet need.
    Speaker(s):
    Cedric Francois MD PhD
    Rishi P Singh MD

    ISC83: A New Way Forward in Acquired Ptosis Treatment

    4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by RVL Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Acquired ptosis is a common eyelid disorder that can impact adults of all ages. UPNEEQ (oxymetazoline hydrochloride ophthalmic solution), 0.1% is a novel, once-daily ophthalmic formulation of oxymetazoline, a direct-acting alpha adrenergic receptor agonist, which when administered to the eye, is believed to selectively target Müller muscle and elevate the upper eyelid. Upneeq is the first and only FDA-approved pharmacologic treatment indicated for the treatment of acquired blepharoptosis (ptosis, or droopy eyelid) in adults.
    Speaker(s):
    Jason Bacharach, MD
    Sanjay Malieckal, PharmD

    ISC50: The First Prescription Therapy Specifically for the Short-Term Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

    5:10 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Industry Showcase Presented by Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Speaker(s):
    Marjan Farid MD
    Michael S Coop

    ISC84: New Clinical Applications of UWF in 2020

    5:10 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Optos, Inc.
    This session overviews the growing importance of UWF imaging in clinical practice. UWF has emerged as the new standard for imaging retinal diseases suchas diabetes, uveitis, retinal detachments & more.
    Speaker(s):
    Szilard Kiss MD

    Saturday, Nov. 14

    ISC12: Participating in the IRIS® Registry via Verana Health EHR Integration

    5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Verana Health
    Verana Health is the Academy's end-to-end data and technology partner for the IRIS Registry. We provide valuable benefits including accurate MIPS reporting. Join us for an intro to EHR integration.
    Speaker(s):
    Elizabeth Acord

    ISC51: OC-01 (varenicline) Nasal Spray for Dry Eye Disease

    5:30 a.m. –6 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by Oyster Point Pharma
    OC-01 is a cholinergic agonist administered as a nasal spray that activates the trigeminal parasympathetic pathway. OC-01 has been shown to improve signs and symptoms of dry eye disease.
    Speaker(s):
    Jeffrey A Nau

    ISC85: New Clinical Applications of UWF in 2020

    5:30 a.m – 6 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Optos, Inc.
    This session overviews the growing importance of UWF imaging in clinical practice. UWF has emerged as the new standard for imaging retinal diseases suchas diabetes, uveitis, retinal detachments & more.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Szilard Kiss MD

    ISC13: Bi-Blade Dual Port Technology: Advancing Efficiency and Stability in Vitreoretinal Surgery

    6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Bausch + Lomb
    Bi-Blade® Dual-Port Technology: Advancing Efficiency & Stability in Vitreoretinal Surgery
    Speaker(s):
    Sunir J Garg MD FACS
    Rahul K Reddy MD

    ISC52: The First Prescription Therapy Specifically for the Short-Term Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

    6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Industry Showcase Presented by Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc
    Speaker(s):
    Edward J Holland MD
    Michael S Coop

    ISC86: A New Way Forward in Acquired Ptosis Treatment

    6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by RVL Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Acquired ptosis is a common eyelid disorder that can impact adults of all ages. UPNEEQ (oxymetazoline hydrochloride ophthalmic solution), 0.1% is a novel, once-daily ophthalmic formulation of oxymetazoline, a direct-acting alpha adrenergic receptor agonist, which when administered to the eye, is believed to selectively target Müller muscle and elevate the upper eyelid. Upneeq is the first and only FDA-approved pharmacologic treatment indicated for the treatment of acquired blepharoptosis (ptosis, or droopy eyelid) in adults.
    Speaker(s):
    Jason Bacharach, MD
    Sanjay Malieckal, PharmD

    ISC14: DURYSTA™ (bimatoprost intracameral implant)

    7:40 a.m. – 8:25 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Allergan, an AbbVie Company
    This presentation is a peer-to-peer discussion on DURYSTA™ (bimatoprost implant). Within this presentation, we will discuss an overview of DURYSTA™, including administration, troubleshooting, clinical data, safety and patient selection.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Gail F Schwartz MD

    ISC53: Investing in Patient Care...Daily Use of your MGD Tools

    7:40 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by Sight Sciences
    With 26M MGD patients in the US, most of who could benefit from in-office tools that remove meibum or treat inflammation, it's imperative for the comprehensive ophthalmology practice to make these tools available in practice. In this session we will discuss how we identify these patients, communicate with them and ultimately help them with their debilitating dry eye...while assisting them in utilizing their insured benefits all along the way.
    Speaker(s):
    Brandon J Baartman MD
    Matthew Paul Jensen MBA

    ISC87: The Optimal Charting Experience

    7:40 a.m. – 8:25 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Electronic Health Records, Information Technology
    Industry Showcase Presented by Nextech Systems
    Experience IntelleChartPRO, Nextech's Ophthalmology-specific EHR, which mirrors the problem-driven workflow of your practice, offering unmatched charting speed and specificity.
    Speaker(s):
    Brian Gennusa

    ISC15: Importance of Individualized Treatment in Diabetic Retinopathy

    8:35 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Regeneron
    A discussion on the importance of individualized treatment of diabetic retinopathy.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Nathan C Steinle MD

    ISC54: Complex Surgical Cases with My Favorite Instrument

    8:35 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by BVI
    Five leading cataract surgeons discuss their initial impressions of the IPure IOL; its unique lens design and visual performance, early patient outcomes, and its impact on workflow efficienciency.
    Speaker(s):
    Nicole R Fram MD

    ISC88: 20/20 Opportunity: Post-Op Pivot from a Physician’s Perspective

    8:35 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by Ocular Therapeutix
    DEXTENZA provides patients with an alternative to eye drops. One insert provides the delivery of preservative-free steroid directly to the ocular surface for up to 30 days.
    Speaker(s):
    Inder Paul Singh MD
    P Dee G Stephenson MD FACS
    Savak Teymoorian MD

    ISC16: Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) - A Disease Awareness Conversation

    9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus
    Industry Showcase Presented by Santen Inc.
    Interview between Drs Bennie Jeng and Andrea Leonardi about VKC epidemiology, diagnosis, optimal therapy, and avoiding potential sight-threatening complications in VKC.
    Speaker(s):
    Bennie H Jeng MD
    Andrea Leonardi MD

    ISC55: A Case-Based Review of the Efficacy and Safety of LUCENTIS (RANIBIZUMAB INJECTION)

    9:40 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by GENENTECH
    Join a leading retina expert to review real-world patient cases & engage in a dynamic discussion considering patient management & treatment goals of the use of LUCENTIS across nAMD, DR, & mCNV.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Rishi P Singh MD

    ISC89: New Advancements in Glaucoma Care: Digital Duet / Trio

    9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase
    Industry Showcase Presented by Lumenis
    Dr. Radcliffe would discuss the next evolution in glaucoma laser therapy, the Digital Duet, that enabled for the first time to combine SLT and YAG procedures with digital and imagery capabilities enhancing patient care and practice operation.
    Speaker(s):
    Nathan M Radcliffe MD

    ISC17: New Findings from the IRIS Registry: Evaluating Geographic Atrophy in Real-World Clinical Practice

    10:35 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Apellis Pharmaceuticals
    GA, a major untreatable cause of blindness, affects 5 million people globally. We will present a retrospective analysis of the IRIS Registry to assess progression and functional impact in a RW setting.
    Speaker(s):
    Cedric Francois MD PhD
    Ehsan Rahimy MD

    ISC56: Intermediate Outcomes of a Novel Standalone Ab Externo SIBS Microshunt With Mitomycin C

    10:35 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Santen Inc.
    Retrospective, interventional case series review of the efficacy, risk factors for failure, and adverse events of a standalone novel ab externo MicroShunt with MMC during 1-year follow-up.
    Speaker(s):
    Iqbal K Ahmed MD

    ISC18: Connecting the Dots: Evidence-based Perspectives on Dry Eye Disease

    11:05 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase EyeNet Corporate Lunch
    Presented by Novartis Pharmaceuticals and designed for U.S. eye care specialists.
    This LIVE lunchtime session includes a $20 GrubHub meal voucher to the first 300 U.S. ophthalmologists to attend the event.
    Please note that by attending these events you are consenting to sharing your contact data, inclusive of National Provider ID, with the corporate partner.
    These non-CME symposia are developed independently by industry—they are not affiliated with the official program of AAO 2020 Virtual or Subspecialty Day. By attending a lunch, you may be subject to reporting under the Open Payments Program (Sunshine Act). Physicians residing and/or practicing in Minnesota, New Jersey, and Vermont are welcome to attend these events; however, based on laws in these states, we cannot provide you with a meal voucher.
    Speaker(s):
    Amr Kouchouk, MD
    Whitney Hauser, OD, FAAO

    ISC19: Early User Experience With The XEN® Gel Stent

    12:05 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Allergan, an AbbVie Company
    This presentation is an interactive peer-to-peer discussion on the XEN® Gel Stent. The objective of this program will be to facilitate a discussion around patient selection, preparing for surgery, placement and intra-operative challenges, and post-op management.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Arsham Sheybani MD

    ISC57: FCI Ophthalmics Masterka® & New World Premiere LacriJet® "Pushed" Stent

    12:05 p.m. – 12:35 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Oculoplastics, Orbit
    Industry Showcase Presented by FCI Ophthalmics
    William R. Katowitz, MD presents Masterka® study results and Reynaldo M. Javate, MD, FICS presents Masterka® experience and the upcoming world premiere LacriJet® "pushed" monocanalicular stent.
    Speaker(s):
    William R Katowitz MD
    Reynaldo M Javate MD

    ISC20: Astigmatism Correction with enVista Toric: SimplifEYE'd

    1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by Bausch + Lomb
    Showcase the enVista Toric - the first preloaded toric in the US.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Mitchell C Shultz MD
    Marjan Farid MD

    ISC58: Utilizing Advanced Technologies to Streamline Your Cataract Workflow

    1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by ZEISS
    Join cataract surgeons as they discuss their experience with re-opening their practice and and how biometry, digital surgical planning software, and intraoperative microscopes promote efficiency.
    Speaker(s):
    John A Hovanesian MD
    Inder Paul Singh MD
    Ashley R Brissette MD

    ISC21: Importance of Individualized Treatment in Diabetic Macular Edema

    1:50 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Regeneron
    A discussion on the importance of individualized treatment of diabetic macular edema.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Dilsher S Dhoot MD

    ISC59: VISIONaerie® Answers to Timely Questions

    1:50 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Our host introduces three short videos describing Aerie’s focus over the past year: turning challenge into opportunity during the pandemic; broadening our understanding of the real-world clinical utility of Rhopressa® (netarsudil ophthalmic solution) 0.02%; and assembling the building blocks for the next major ophthalmic pharmaceutical company.
    Speaker(s):
    Jella A An MD
    Jason Bacharach MD
    Michael D Greenwood MD
    Joseph F Panarelli MD
    Nathan M Radcliffe MD
    Alena Reznik MD
    Thomas W Samuelson MD
    Gagan K Sawhney MD
    Savak Teymoorian MD
    Rohit Varma MD MPH

    ISC22: New Findings from the IRIS Registry: Evaluating Geographic Atrophy in Real-World Clinical Practice

    2:35 p.m. – 3:05 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Apellis Pharmaceuticals
    GA, a major untreatable cause of blindness, affects 5 million people globally. We will present a retrospective analysis of the IRIS Registry to assess progression and functional impact in a RW setting.
    Speaker(s):
    Cedric Francois MD PhD
    Ehsan Rahimy MD

    ISC60: Risk Management 101

    2:35 p.m. – 3:05 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Practice Management - Compliance and Risk Mgmt
    Industry showcase presented by OMIC, Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company
    This presentation focuses on four areas of discussion: 1. Understanding the physician-patient relationship 2. Managing patient relationships. 3. Managing the practice and 4. Incident management.
    Speaker(s):
    Hans Bruhn

    ISC23: The OXERVATE Experience

    3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by Dompé
    Join Dompé for an engaging discussion on neurotrophic keratitis (NK), and how it can be identified and treated.
    Speaker(s):
    David R Hardten MD

    ISC61: Exploring the Role of Angiopoietins in Retinal Disease

    3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by GENENTECH
    Attendees will gain a better understanding of the current treatment landscape in both clinical and real-world settings as well as the interplay of the angiopoietin/Tie2 and VEGF pathways.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Arshad M Khanani MD

    ISC24: Clinical Value of Multi-Modality UWF Imaging Including Peripheral OCT

    4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase by Optos, Inc.
    This session will overview the importance of multi-modality imaging of the periphery in retinal diseases. Gain an understanding of the definition of UWF imaging & the capabilities of peripheral SS OCT.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Srinivas R Sadda MD
    Netan Choudhry MD

    ISC62: Explore the Software Technology Behind a Modern Ophthalmology Practice

    4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Electronic Health Records, Information Technology
    Industry Showcase Presented by Modernizing Medicine
    Does it seem like your software options are nearly identical? It is often the subtle differences that can have a big impact. Join us and see why our software is the choice for modern practices.
    Speaker(s):
    Brij Aswani

    Sunday, Nov. 15

    ISC26: Optimizing Outcomes, Satisfaction & Efficiency for the Refractive Patient and Surgeon

    5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Refractive Surgery
    Industry Showcase Presented by ZEISS
    Join a panel of refractive experts as they discuss refractive surgery technology that enhances surgical efficacy & efficiency, and share pearls for starting SMILE. Speaker(s):
    John F Doane MD
    Rolando Toyos MD
    Erica T Liu MD D
    Rex Hamilton MD

    ISC64: The First Prescription Therapy Specifically for the Short-Term Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

    5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry showcase presented by Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Industry showcase presented by Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Speaker(s):
    Preeya K Gupta MD
    James Yanek

    ISC98: Explore the Software Technology Behind a Modern Ophthalmology Practice

    5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Electronic Health Records, Information Technology
    Industry Showcase Presented by Modernizing Medicine
    Does it seem like your software options are nearly identical? It is often the subtle differences that can have a big impact. Join us and see why our software is the choice for modern practices.
    Speaker(s):
    Brij Aswani

    ISC27: The OXERVATE Experience

    6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by Dompé
    Join Dompé for an engaging discussion on neurotrophic keratitis (NK), and how it can be identified and treated.
    Speaker(s):
    Kenneth A Beckman MD FACS

    ISC65: Can Your Femto Do This? A Focus on VICTUS® Corneal Work

    6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by Bausch + Lomb
    Showcase of Victus Flap capabilities and cataract incision work in cataract & refractive surgery.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Michael J Endl MD
    Thomas R Elmer Jr MD

    ISC99: Moving to Drop-Free Solutions: Digital Duet and Optima IPL

    6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase
    Industry Showcase Presented by Lumenis
    A discussion on the importance of incorporating long-term, drop-free procedure in the Ophthalmic practice to address times of uncertainty (e.g., COVID-19) and challenges with compliance, focusing on Digital Duet (SLT+YAG) and Optima IPL.
    Speaker(s):
    Nathan M Radcliffe MD

    ISC100: New Clinical Applications of UWF in 2020

    7:40 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Optos, Inc.
    This session overviews the growing importance of UWF imaging in clinical practice. UWF has emerged as the new standard for imaging retinal diseases suchas diabetes, uveitis, retinal detachments & more.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Szilard Kiss MD

    ISC28: The NEW e-MD/Broad Regulatory Protection Plus

    7:40 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Practice Management - IT, Cybersecurity
    Industry Showcase Presented by OMIC - Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company
    This comprehensive presentation will illustrate the evolving cyber landscape, current cyber trends and explain the new coverage enhancements added to the e-MD®/Broad Regulatory Protection Plus policy.
    Speaker(s):
    Susan Douchette

    ISC66: Go for Three: The OMNI® Surgical System

    7:40 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Sight Sciences
    The OMNI® Surgical System, a handheld device providing two implant-free options to target all three points of potential resistance in the conventional outflow pathway. Used in combo cataract surgery or as a standalone option. 
    Speaker(s):
    Patrick Smale MBA
    Leon W Herndon Jr MD
    Steven F Lee MD
    Mark F Pyfer MD
    Deborah G Ristvedt DO
    Lawrence Woodard MD
    Arkadiy Yadgarov MD

    ISC101: Transform/Adjust/Refine Your Perspective: Practical Tools to Advance Health Equity Through Mentorship, Inclusive Research and Diversity within Ophthalmology

    8:35 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by GENENTECH
    Panel discussion focused on the importance of diversity in healthcare in order address healthcare inequalities among patients.
    Speaker(s):
    Adrienne Williams Scott MD
    Keith D Carter MD FACS
    Carlos Quezada Ruiz MD

    ISC29: Eye on Intraocular Pressure (IOP): Monitoring IOP When Administering OZURDEX®

    8:35 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Allergan, an AbbVie Company
    OZURDEX®: This presentation is a peer-to-peer discussion of OZURDEX® (dexamethasone intravitreal implant) covering efficacy, post-administration management and monitoring techniques, and patient case studies.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Jeremy Wolfe MD
    Rahul K Reddy MD

    ISC67: Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) - A Disease Awareness Conversation

    8:35 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus
    Industry Showcase Presented by Santen, Inc.
    Interview between Drs. Bennie Jeng and Andrea Leonardi about VKC epidemiology, diagnosis, optimal therapy, and avoiding potential sight-threatening complications in VKC.
    Speaker(s):
    Bennie H Jeng MD
    Andrea Leonardi MD

    ISC102: OC-01 (varenicline) Nasal Spray for Dry Eye Disease

    9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by Oyster Point Pharma
    OC-01 is a cholinergic agonist administered as a nasal spray that activates the trigeminal parasympathetic pathway. OC-01 has been shown to improve signs and symptoms of dry eye disease.
    Speaker(s):
    Jeffrey Nau

    ISC30: IPure Cataract Surgery Streamlined

    9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by BVI
    Video and discussion including commentary from surgeons on which instruments they can't be without in complex cases.
    Speaker(s):
    William F Wiley MD
    Vance Michael Thompson MD
    Elizabeth Yeu MD
    Nicole R Fram MD
    Eric D Donnenfeld MD

    ISC68: Geographic Atrophy: The Role of the Complement System

    9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Apellis Pharmaceuticals
    GA, a major untreatable cause of blindness, affects 5 million people globally. We present a retrospective analysis of the IRIS Registry and  focus on the role of complement cascade dysregulation in GA.
    Speaker(s):
    Cedric Francois M, PhD
    Caroline R Baumal MD

    ISC103: Surgical Presentation: MORCHER® EyeJet® Type 15 Capsular Tension Ring

    10:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by FCI Ophthalmics
    Discover why top surgeons like Cathleen McCabe, MD and Fuxiang Zhang, MD prefer the MORCHER® EyeJet® Type 15 Capsular Tension Ring because a unique feature allows for safer, easier implantation.
    Speaker(s):
    Cathleen M McCabe MD
    Fuxiang Zhang MD

    ISC31: Individualized Treatment in Wet AMD: A Patient Case-Based Approach

    10:20 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Regeneron
    A discussion of individualized treatment in Wet AMD and patient case review.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Nancy M Holekamp MD

    ISC69: Participating in the IRIS® Registry via Verana Health EHR Integration

    10:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Verana Health
    Verana Health is the Academy's end-to-end data and technology partner for the IRIS Registry. We provide valuable benefits including accurate MIPS reporting. Join us for an intro to EHR integration.
    Speaker(s): Elizabeth Acord

    ISC32: DURYSTA™ (bimatoprost intracameral implant)

    11:05 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    EyeNet Corporate Lunch
    Presented by Allergan, an AbbVie Company and designed for U.S. ophthalmologists.
    This LIVE lunchtime session with LIVE Q& A does not include a meal. Please note that by attending these events you are consenting to sharing your contact data, inclusive of National Provider ID, with the corporate partner. These non-CME symposia are developed independently by industry—they are not affiliated with the official program of AAO 2020 Virtual or Subspecialty Day.
    Speaker(s):
    Nathan M Radcliffe MD
    Oluwatosin U Smith MD

    ISC104: Navigating Step Therapy for Lucentis

    12:05 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by GENENTECH
    Educate on step therapy guidance for LUCENTIS so patients may start or continue on therapy. Provides attendees with resources to help practices manage prior authorization and step therapy requirements.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    David J Baczewski MBA

    ISC33: VISIONaerie® Answers to Timely Questions

    12:05 p.m. – 12:35 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Aerie Pharmaceuticals
    Our host introduces three short videos describing Aerie’s focus over the past year: turning challenge into opportunity during the pandemic; broadening our understanding of the real-world clinical utility of Rhopressa® (netarsudil ophthalmic solution) 0.02%; and assembling the building blocks for the next major ophthalmic pharmaceutical company.
    Speaker(s):
    Jella A An MD
    Jason Bacharach MD
    Michael D Greenwood MD
    Joseph F Panarelli MD
    Nathan M Radcliffe MD
    Alena Reznik MD
    Thomas W Samuelson MD
    Gagan K Sawhney MD
    Savak Teymoorian MD
    Rohit Varma MD MPH

    ISC70: A New Era in Drug Delivery and Practice Efficiency

    12:05 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry showcase presented by Ocular Therapeutix
    Industry showcase presented by Ocular Therapeutix
    Speaker(s):
    Cathleen McCabe, MD
    Heidi Campbell, COT
    Goldina Koenig, RN

    ISC105: DURYSTA™ (bimatoprost intracameral implant)

    1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Allergan, an AbbVie Company
    This presentation is a peer-to-peer discussion on DURYSTA (bimatoprost implant). Within this presentation, we will discuss an overview of DURYSTA, including administration, troubleshooting, clinical data, safety and patient selection.
    Speaker(s):
    Steven R Sarkisian MD

    ISC34: Proven Results in the Treatment of Macular Edema Following Retinal Vein Occlusion

    1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Regeneron
    A discussion on proven results in the treatment of Macular Edema following Retinal Vein Occlusion.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    John W Kitchens MD

    ISC71: One-year Safety and Effectiveness of MicroShunt Implantation versus Trabeculectomy Across Five European Sites

    1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Glaucoma
    Industry Showcase Presented by Santen, Inc.
    1-year clinical trial results from patients with POAG who underwent MicroShunt or trabeculectomy surgery across five European sites.
    Speaker(s):
    Nicholas Gabriel Strouthidis, FRANZO, FRCOphth, FRCS, MBBS, MD, PHD

    ISC106: Clinical Value of Multi-Modality UWF Imaging Including Peripheral OCT

    2:05 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Optos, Inc.
    This session will overview the importance of multi-modality imaging of the periphery in retinal diseases. Gain an understanding of the definition of UWF imaging & the capabilities of peripheral SS OCT.
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Srinivas R Sadda MD
    Netan Choudhry MD

    ISC35: Understanding Phacodynamics: Misconceptions vs. Facts

    2:05 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cataract
    Industry Showcase Presented by Bausch + Lomb
    Understand the different pumps technologies, what are the different approaches to chamber stability and what are the surgical implications (techniques).
    This session will not be recorded or available on demand.
    Speaker(s):
    Barry S Seibel MD
    Timothy P Page MD

    ISC72: Geographic Atrophy: The Role of the Complement System

    2:05 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Retina, Vitreous
    Industry Showcase Presented by Apellis Pharmaceuticals
    GA, a major untreatable cause of blindness, affects 5 million people globally. We present a retrospective analysis of the IRIS Registry and  focus on the role of complement cascade dysregulation in GA.
    Speaker(s):
    Cedric Francois MD PhD
    Caroline R Baumal MD

    ISC36: A New Way Forward in Acquired Ptosis Treatment

    2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. PT
    Topic: Industry Showcase, Cornea, External Disease
    Industry Showcase Presented by RVL Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Acquired ptosis is a common eyelid disorder that can impact adults of all ages. UPNEEQ (oxymetazoline hydrochloride ophthalmic solution), 0.1% is a novel, once-daily ophthalmic formulation of oxymetazoline, a direct-acting alpha adrenergic receptor agonist, which when administered to the eye, is believed to selectively target Müller muscle and elevate the upper eyelid. Upneeq is the first and only FDA-approved pharmacologic treatment indicated for the treatment of acquired blepharoptosis (ptosis, or droopy eyelid) in adults.
    Speaker(s):
    Jason Bacharach, MD
    Sanjay Malieckal, PharmD