• AAO 2019: Glaucoma

    Glaucoma Subspecialty Day

    Crossing the Golden Gate to Exceptional Glaucoma Care
    In conjunction with the American Glaucoma Society
    Saturday, Oct. 12, 8 a.m. – 5:11 p.m.
    Program Directors: JoAnn A. Giaconi, MD and Eydie G. Miller-Ellis, MD


    SYM33 - Focus on Quality of Life in Glaucoma: Measuring and Optimizing Functional and Patient-Centered Outcomes
    Co-sponsored by Prevent Blindness
    Monday, Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
    Program Chairs: Kelly Walton Muir, MD and Brian C. Samuels, MD 

    Skills Transfer Labs

    LAB111A - Glaucoma Laser Therapy: Innovations and Advice From the Experts
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
    Course Director: Lisa S. Gamell, MD

    LAB131A - MIGS: Devices and Incisional Techniques
    Monday, Oct. 14, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  
    Course Director: Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD

    LAB131B - MIGS: Devices and Incisional Techniques
    Monday, Oct. 14, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  
    Course Director: Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD

    Instruction Courses

    250 - Glaucoma Postop Care in the Office: A Video Compendium of Techniques-When and How to Intervene
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
    Senior Instructor: Cynthia Mattox, MD

    252 - Lasers and Surgeries for Angle Closure and Angle-Closure Glaucoma: All You Need to Know for 2020
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
    Senior Instructor: Clement C. Y. Tham, FRCS, MBBS, FCOPHTHHK

    413 - Complications Following Glaucoma Filtering Surgery: Face Them Boldly, Manage Them Efficiently
    Monday, Oct. 14, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  
    Senior Instructor: Anil K. Mandal, MD

    419 - iGlaucoma: The Latest Innovations in Glaucoma Therapy
    Monday, Oct. 14, 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  
    Senior Instructor: David A. Lee, MD

    449 - OCT in Glaucoma: What's Real Disease and What's Red Disease?
    Monday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
    Senior Instructor: Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH

    473 - Glaucoma Management in Eyes With Coexistent Ocular Diseases and Intraocular Surgery
    Monday, Oct. 14, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
    Senior Instructor: Sarwat Salim, MD

    648 - Managing ACG With Crystalline Lens Removal and Adjunctive Procedures
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  
    Senior Instructor: Devesh K. Varma, MD

    662 - Retina and Glaucoma Are Frenemies: Comanagement of Conditions and Complications for the Retina and Glaucoma Specialist 
    Tuesday, Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
    Senior Instructor: Jorge A. Fortun, MD

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

    Academy Café

    SYM59 - Academy Café: Glaucoma
    Sunday, Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 
    Moderator: Thomas W. Samuelson, MD