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  • Preview Tuesday's Honorary Lectures

    Tuesday’s honorary lecturers preview their presentations. (Excerpted from the Sunday-Tuesday edition of EyeNet AAO 2017 News, the annual meeting tabloid.)


    2017 Robert N. Shaffer Lecture

    Janey Lee Wiggs, MD, PhD, previews her 2017 Robert N. Shaffer Lecture: Glaucoma Genes and New Opportunities for Therapy.

    When: Tuesday Nov. 14, 9:32-9:57 a.m., during Sym47, Development of New Antiglaucoma Medications and Drug Delivery Systems (8:30-10:00 a.m.), at AAO 2017.

    Where: La Nouvelle Orleans AB.


    2017 Barraquer Lecture

    Scott M. MacRae, MD, presents his 2017 Barraquer Lecture: Refractive Indexing: A Revolutionary Approach to Refractive Surgery.

    When: Tuesday Nov. 14, 11:31-11:51 a.m., during Sym51, Presbyopia: The Next Frontier in Refractive Surgery? (10:15-11:51 a.m.), at AAO 2017. 

    Where: La Nouvelle Orleans C.