• AAO 2019: Cornea, External Disease

    Cornea Subspecialty Day 2019

    Keeping Disease at Bay
    In conjunction with the Cornea Society
    Saturday, Oct. 12, 8:00 a.m. - 5:04 p.m.
    Program Directors: Jennifer Y. Li, MD; Sanjay V. Patel, MD, FRCOphth; and Sophie X. Deng, MD, PhD


    SYM25 - Picture This: Imaging for the Anterior Segment Specialist
    Co-sponsored by The Cornea Society
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
    Chairs: Elmer Y. Tu, MD and Anthony J. Aldave, MD 

    SYM29 - CXL for Corneal Ectasia: Real World Experience
    Co-sponsored by the Eye and Contact Lens Association
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
    Chairs: Michelle K. Rhee, MD and Jessica B. Ciralsky, MD 

    SYM35 - A Critical Evaluation of Top-Line Data - Cornea OTAs That Will Change Your Practice
    Co-sponsored by the Academy's Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee
    Monday, Oct. 14, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Chairs: Roni M. Shtein, MD and Sophie X. Deng, MD, PhD 

    Skills Transfer Labs

    LAB117A - Endothelial Keratoplasty Techniques
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
    Course Director: Mark A. Terry, MD

    LEC126 - Surgery for Severe Corneal and Ocular Surface Disease
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
    Course Director: Ali R. Djalilian, MD

    LAB137A - Advanced Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK/DMEK): Overview and Surgical Pearls
    Monday, Oct. 14, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
    Course Director: Clara C. Chan, MD

    Instruction Courses

    288 - Ocular Surface Masqueraders: What Not to Miss and How Not to Miss It
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  
    Senior Instructor: Carol L. Karp, MD

    409 - New Therapies for Corneal Endothelial Diseases
    Monday, Oct. 14, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  
    Senior Instructor: Shigeru Kinoshita, MD

    485 - Top 10 Hot Corneal Surgical Tips for 2020
    Monday, Oct. 14, 2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  
    Senior Instructor: David G. Hwang, MD, FACS

    624 - Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Conjunctival Tumors
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  
    Senior Instructor: Santosh G. Honavar, MD

    664 - Diagnosis and Management of Acanthamoeba Keratitis
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  
    Senior Instructor: Jeremy D. Keenan, MD, MPH

    670 - How to Successfully Accomplish EK in the Presence of Significant Ocular Comorbidities
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, 12:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
    Senior Instructor: Sadeer B. Hannush, MD

    All instruction courses are part of the Academy Plus course pass.