The Program Committee is hard at work developing the 2019 program. In the meantime, view general session discussions to give you an idea of what's covered during the three-day meeting.


Storm Eye Update

Moderator: M. Edward Wilson Jr., MD
Residents and fellows from the Medical University of South Carolina’s Storm Eye Institute will present their latest research results after working with patients, studying medication treatments and uses, observing technology and working in other pertinent areas of ophthalmology.


Moderator: Steve Charles, MD
Head-to-head debates on the latest retina topics that are most relevant and valuable to the comprehensive ophthalmologist. A panel will engage the pros and cons of various retinal areas including macular degeneration, optical coherence tomography, injection intervals, pre-operative retinal workups for LASIK and cataract surgery.

Video Symposium: Surgical Techniques

Moderator: John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS
Renowned surgeons will use their vast experience and knowledge to offer you their pearls for surgical success. Presenters will break down their preferred methods for routine and challenging patient cases, to provide you with tips that you can bring into your own surgeries on Monday. Rapid-fire interactive questions to the panel and audience will create an exciting atmosphere while you learn.

Interactive Cornea: Hot Topics and Cases

Moderator: Edward J. Holland, MD
This is a highly engaging session that will focus on the health and functioning of the cornea. Panelists will utilize a combination of informative case presentations followed by interactive rapid-fire questions for both faculty and attendees. This will create an interesting and engaging educational format for all.

Diagnostics and Drug Delivery

Moderator: John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS
Expert perspective on diagnostic solutions for pre-operative planning, new technologies that help improve post-operative inflammation and the assessment and use of appropriate devices to maximize outcomes.

LUNCH PROGRAM  |  12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Don’t miss this opportunity to engage faculty and colleagues in a smaller group setting. Speakers will deliver didactic presentations on a hot topic and then take questions from the audience. Lunch will be provided.

WELCOME RECEPTION*  |  5:15 am – 6:15 pm

Attendees and faculty are invited to join us at the Town Center Mall for this opportunity to engage in one-on-one discussions in a non-structured and relaxed setting. Refreshments will be served.
*This session is not approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)