Industry Expert Theatre Breakfast**

Moderator: Terry Kim
Sponsored by Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Break Free From Tradition With the PanOptix Trifocal IOL
**This session is not approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and is neither provided by nor endorsed by OSN New York 2019 or its accredited provider.
9:00 am – 9:05 am


9:05 am – 9:10 am
Welcome and Introduction
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

Astigmatism Management: Toric IOLs and Limbal Relaxing Incisions

Moderator: John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS
9:10 am – 9:12 am
9:12 am – 9:19 am
Avoiding Ectasia Following Manual and Femtosecond Astigmatic Keratotomy
William B. Trattler, MD
9:20 am – 9:27 am
Update on Astigmatism Management: Formulas, Calculators and Devices
Elizabeth Yeu, MD
9:28 am – 9:35 am
Why I Like Intrastromal LRIs
Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD
9:36 am – 9:43 am
How Effective are Paired Full-thickness Phaco Incisions to Reduce Corneal Astigmatism?
Uday Devgan, MD
9:43 am – 9:48 am
Panel Discussion
Panelists: Uday Devgan, MD; Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD; Alice T. Epitropoulos MD, FACS; William B. Trattler, MD; Elizabeth Yeu, MD
9:49 am – 9:56 am
Astigmatism Correction in Cataract Surgery: A Collection of Challenging Cases
Mitchell P. Weikert, MD
9:57 am – 10:04 am
Effect of Thermal Pulsation Treatment for Dry Eye on Accuracy of Astigmatic Correction in Cataract Surgery
Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS
10:05 am – 10:12 am
When is Irregular Astigmatism Too Much? Irregular Astigmatism for Premium IOLs
John P. Berdahl, MD
10:13 am – 10:20 am
New Tools for Astigmatism Correction
John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS
10:20 am – 10:25 am
Panel Discussion & Posttest
Panelists: John P. Berdahl, MD; Alice T. Epitropoulos MD, FACS; John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS; Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS; Mitchell P. Weikert, MD

Exhibit Hall Break

10:25 am – 10:55 am
Refreshments and Networking in the Exhibit Hall


Moderator: Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA
10:55 am – 10:57 am
10:58 am – 11:23 am
Update in Posterior Segment Imaging
Jorge A. Fortun, MD
11:24 am – 11:49 am
Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Retina and Macular Diseases
Darius M. Moshfeghi, MD
11:50 am – 12:15 pm
Update on Emerging Therapies for Inherited Retinal Diseases
Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA
12:16 pm – 12:25 pm
Panel Discussion and Posttest
12:25 pm – 12:30 pm

CME Lunch Seminar: Nitric Oxide in Glaucoma: What You Need to Know

Moderator: Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
Supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb
12:30 pm – 12:35 pm
Introduction and Pretest
Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
12:35 pm – 12:50 pm
Nitric Oxide: Paving a New Pathway for IOP Regulation
John R. Samples, MD
  • Biological and chemical properties of nitric oxide in bodily systems
  • Nitric oxide and the physiology of the eye – mechanism of action
12:50 pm – 1:05 pm
Treating Glaucoma with Nitric Oxide-based Agents
John P. Berdahl, MD
  • Efficacy of nitric oxide in the treatment of ocular hypertension- What the clinical trials tell us
  • Modifying the trabecular meshwork to enhance outflow: NO prospects
1:05 pm – 1:15 pm
Case Discussions
Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
  • Treatment of Ocular Hypertension
  • Treatment of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
1:15 pm – 1:20 pm
1:20 pm – 1:30 pm
Question and Answer
1:30 pm – 1:35 pm

IOLs and Lens-based Refractive Surgery

Moderator: Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS
1:35 pm – 1:40 pm
Introduction & Pretest
Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS
1:41 pm – 1:48 pm
Don’t “Say Anything:” Keys to Success in Refractive IOL Informed Consent
Lisa M. Nijm, MD, JD
1:49 pm – 1:56 pm
The Enemy of “Good:” Refractive Capsulorhexis for Toric IOL Alignment
Denise M. Visco, MD, MBA
1:57 pm – 2:04 pm
Staying Positive: Review of Benefits of Aberration Neutral IOL Design
P. Dee G. Stephenson, MD, FACS, ABES, FSEE
2:05 pm – 2:12 pm
A Novel Design, Dual Optic, Curvature Changing, Modular and Presbyopic IOL
Uday Devgan, MD
2:13 pm – 2:20 pm
Refractive Targets and Visual Outcomes in Patients Implanted with Extended Depth of Focus IOLs After Cataract Surgery
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
2:21 pm – 2:28 pm
Dysfunctional Lens Syndrome: Diagnosis, Staging and Management
George O. Waring IV, MD, FACS
2:29 pm – 2:36 pm
Co-management Essentials to Build and Maintain a Successful Refractive Cataract Surgery Practice
Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA
2:37 pm – 2:44 pm
Mixing and Matching: Ways to Adjust to Meet Patient Expectations
Priyanka Sood, MD
2:44 pm – 2:50 pm
Panel Discussion & Posttest

Exhibit Hall Break

2:50 pm – 3:20 pm
Refreshments and Networking in the Exhibit Hall


Moderator: Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
3:20 pm – 3:25 pm
Welcome and Pretest
Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
3:25 pm – 3:34 pm
OCT: What Should I Image – the NFL, Gangion Cell Layer or Both?
Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS
3:35 pm – 3:44 pm
The LIGHT Trial: Should SLT be the Preferred First Line Treatment?
Valerie Trubnik, MD, FACS
3:45 pm – 3:54 pm
How the Newest Drugs will Change Glaucoma Management
Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA
3:54 pm – 4:04 pm
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
Panelists: Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA; Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD; Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS; Valerie Trubnik, MD, FACS
4:05 pm – 4:14 pm
Stents, Trabs and Tubes: Which Procedure and When?
Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
4:15 pm – 4:24 pm
Combining MIGS for the Best Outcomes
Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD
4:25 pm – 4:55 pm
Case Conference: Drugs, Scans, MIGS, Trabs and Tubes
Moderator: Thomas W. Samuelson, MD
Panelists: Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA; Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD; Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS; Valerie Trubnik, MD, FACS
4:55 pm – 5:00 pm