BREAKFAST PROGRAM | 7:00 am – 8:00 am

7:00 am – 8:00 am
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. Breakfast will be provided.

GENERAL SESSIONS | 8:00 am – 11:45 am

Surgical Technology

Session Chairs: David R. Chow, MD, FRCSC; Yuichiro Ogura, MD, PhD; Rishi P. Singh, MD
8:00 am – 8:07 am
Scleral Fixation of In-the-bag Luxated or Subluxated IOLs
Speaker To Be Announced
8:07 am – 8:14 am
Intraoperative OCT: Where Do We Stand?
8:14 am – 8:21 am
Hybrid Wide-angle Viewing and Endoscopic Vitrectomy Using a 3D Visualization System
Mihori Kita, MD, PhD
8:21 am – 8:28 am
Science of 3D Visualization Systems
David R. Chow, MD, FRCSC
8:28 am – 8:35 am
Advancements in Visualization in VR Surgery
Khalid Sabti, MD, FRCSC
8:35 am – 8:56 am
Panel Discussion: Instrumentation in the OR
Moderator: David R. Chow, MD, FRCSC
Panelists: Carl C. Awh, MD; John W. Kitchens, MD; Yuichiro Ogura, MD, PhD; Stratos Gotzaridis, MD

Retinal Detachment Surgery

Session Chairs: Ehab El Rayes, MD, PhD; Kourous A. Rezaei, MD; Stanislao Rizzo, MD
9:00 am – 9:07 am
Temporal Keratoprothesis and Vitrectomy
Andres Bastien, MD
9:07 am – 9:14 am
Chandelier Illumination for Scleral Buckling
Nur Acar Gocgil, MD, Prof, FEBO
9:14 am – 9:21 am
Management of Retinal Detachment in Pediatric Age
Ehab N. El Rayes, MD, PhD
9:21 am – 9:28 am
The Art and Science of YAG Vitreolysis
Kirk H. Packo, MD
9:28 am – 9:35 am
Retinal Detachment from Macular Hole
Marcio B. Nehemy, MD, PhD
9:35 am – 10:02 am
ILM Peeling During Retinal Detachment Surgery: Is It Necessary?
Ezequiel Rosendi, MD
10:02 am – 10:09 am
Abstract Presentation
10:09 am – 10:16 am
Abstract Presentation
10:16 am – 10:35 am


Session Chairs: Peter K. Kaiser, MD; Taiji Sakamoto, MD, PhD; Lihteh Wu, MD
10:35 am – 10:42 am
Artificial Intelligence in OCT Imaging
Javier Zarranz-Ventura, MD, PhD, FEBO
10:42 am – 10:49 am
Artificial Intelligence and Choroidal Imaging
Taiji Sakamoto, MD, PhD
10:49 am – 10:56 am
Angiogenic Biomarkers in Neovascular AMD
Luiz H. Lima, MD
10:56 am – 11:03 am
Quantitative Comparison of UWF Imaging Devices
Ajay E. Kuriyan, MD, MS
11:03 am – 11:10 am
How Optical Coherence Angiography Changes My Practice
Miho Nozaki, MD, PhD
11:10 am – 11:17 am
Agreement between OCT Angiography and FA/ICG in Neovascular AMD
Nadia K. Waheed, MD, MPH
11:17 am – 11:24 am
Mac Tel 2: A Multimodal Imaging Journey
Lihteh Wu, MD
11:24 am – 11:31 am
OCT Angiography in CNV: Are There Parameters that Predict Anti-VEGF Treatment Frequency?
Amani A. Fawzi, MD
11:31 am – 11:38 am
Multimodal Imaging in Polypoidal Choriodovasculopathy
Seung-Young Yu, MD, PhD
11:38 am – 11:45 am
Comparison of Ultra-widefield Imaging Devices
Claudia Acosta, MD

LUNCH PROGRAM | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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.

GENERAL SESSIONS | 1:15 pm – 6:30 pm

Imaging (Continued)

Session Chairs: Peter K. Kaiser, MD; Taiji Sakamoto, MD, PhD; Lihteh Wu, MD
1:15 pm – 1:22 pm
Ultra-widefield Imaging and Diabetic Retinopathy
Justis P. Ehlers, MD
1:22 pm – 1:29 pm
Ultra-widefield OCTA and Retinal Vein Occlusion
Kasra A. Rezaei, MD
1:29 pm – 1:36 pm
Adaptive Optics Imaging in a Retina Practice
Mina M. Chung, MD
1:36 pm – 1:43 pm
Clinical Optimization of OCT-Angiography in Routine Practice
Netan Choudhry, MD, FRCSC
1:43 pm – 1:50 pm
Multimodal Retinal Imaging for Alzheimer’s Disease
Sharon Fekrat, MD
1:50 pm – 1:57 pm
Abstract Presentation
1:57 pm – 2:10 pm
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Jay S. Duker, MD
Panelists: Claudia Acosta, MD; Andre Romano, MD; Richard B. Rosen, MD; Gemmy Cheung, MD; Nadia Waheed, MD

Age-related Macular Degeneration

Session Chairs: Andre V. Gomes, MD, PhD; Rishi P. Singh, MD
2:15 pm – 2:22 pm
Drusen Ooze: New Hypothesis for Geographic Atrophy Growth
2:22 pm – 2:29 pm
AMD, Genetic Testing and AREDS Supplements
Carl C. Awh, MD
2:29 pm – 2:36 pm
Prevention of Exudative AMD in High Risk Eyes
Sumit P. Shah, MD
2:36 pm – 2:43 pm
Geographic Atrophy Associated with AMD, Incidence and Factors Influencing Growth Rate
Nancy Holenkamp, MD
2:43 pm – 2:50 pm
C3 Complement Inhibition for the Reduction of Growth in Geographic Atrophy
Nathan C. Steinle, MD
2:50 pm – 2:57 pm
Brimonidine for Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-related Macular Degeneration
Raj K. Maturi, MD
2:57 pm – 3:04 pm
Gene Therapy for Dry AMD
Elias Reichel, MD
3:04 pm – 3:11 pm
Emerging Therapies on Dry AMD
Paolo Lanzetta, MD
3:11 pm – 3:18 pm
Nonexudative Neovascular AMD: What Is It?
Daniela Ferrara, MD, MSc, PhD
3:18 pm – 3:25 pm
Evaluating the Social Costs of Blindness from AMD
Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA
3:25 pm – 3:32 pm
Real-world Anti-VEGF Treatment for AMD
Patricio P. Schlottmann, MD
3:32 pm – 3:52 pm
3:52 pm – 3:59 pm
Angiopoietin Pathway in Neovascular Diseases
Peter K. Kaiser, MD
3:59 pm – 4:06 pm
Anti-VEGF/Anti-Angiopoietin-2 Bispecific Antibody RG7716 in Exudative AMD
Carl D. Regillo, MD, FACS
4:06 pm – 4:13 pm
Treat and Extend Regimens for Exudative AMD
Alexandre A. Ventura, MD, PhD
4:13 pm – 4:20 pm
A Comparison of Brolucizumab and Afibercept in Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration: Important Subanalyses
Pravin U. Dugel, MD
4:20 pm – 4:27 pm
Association between Early Vision-related Quality of Life Outcomes and Anatomic Dryness Response in Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration (nAMD)
David A. Eichenbaum, MD
4:27 pm – 4:34 pm
Emerging Therapies for Exudative AMD
David S. Boyer, MD
4:34 pm – 4:41 pm
Nanoretina: Science or Science Fiction?
Marco A. Zarbin, MD, PhD, FACS
4:41 pm – 4:48 pm
Abstract Presentation
4:48 pm – 5:12 pm
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Rishi P. Singh, MD
Panelists: Paolo Lanzetta, MD; Carl D. Regillo, MD, FACS; Elias Reichel, MD

Diabetic Vitrectomy

Session Chairs: Sundaram Natarajan, MD; Kourous A. Rezaei, MD
5:12 pm – 5:19 pm
Intravitreal Anti-VEGF as an Adjunct to Vitrectomy Surgery for Diabetic Tractional Retinal Detachment
J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS
5:19 pm – 5:26 pm
Vitrectomy for Diabetic Macular Edema
5:26 pm – 5:33 pm
Role of Patient Compliance in the Development of Sight Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy
Shwu-Jiuan Sheu, MD
5:33 pm – 5:40 pm
All-probe Vitrectomy Dissection Techniques for Diabetic Tractional Retinal Detachments: Lift and Shave
Maria H. Berrocal, MD
5:40 pm – 5:47 pm
3D Surgery for Diabetic Surgery
Marco Mura, MD
5:47 pm – 5:54 pm
Advanced Maneuvers in Proliferative Diabetic Surgery
Andre V. Gomes, MD, PhD
5:54 pm – 6:01 pm
Steroid Drops after Vitreoretinal Surgery: Is It Time To Go Drop-less?
John S. Pollack, MD
6:01 pm – 6:08 pm
Abstract Presentation
6:08 pm – 6:30 pm
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Kourous A. Rezaei, MD
Panelists: J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS; Remzi Avci, MD; MD; Niels Crama, MD; Ehab N. El Rayes, MD, PhD; Francesco Faraldi, MD; John S. Pollack, MD; Stratos Gotzaridis, MD; Marcelo Zas, MD, PhD