• AAO 2019: Glaucoma

    The following are highlights from AAO 2019. Find the entire glaucoma program online through Program Search. Click the red "Filter" button at the top of the page, then choose the "Topics" menu to refine your search results by "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