Kiawah Eye 2017 took place June 1 to 3 on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, and featured presentations on the latest ocular surgery advancements and treatment options.
Healio.com/OSN was there to capture video perspectives from many of the presenters.
Here are the top five video perspectives from the meeting:
1. Surgeon outlines dry eye testing, treatment
John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses the tools and methods his clinic uses to diagnose and treat dry eye in patients prior to cataract surgery. Watch here.
2. Consider SLT with MIGS to lower medication dependence in glaucoma
Teymoorian, MD, MBA, says that surgeons should consider adding selective laser trabeculoplasty, or SLT, to their MIGS procedure as a way of additionally reducing IOP and reducing patient reliance on medications. Watch here.
3. Yeu shares pearls on incorporating laser-assisted cataract surgery
Elizabeth Yeu, MD, of Virginia Eye Consultants, shares ergonomic pearls from her experience incorporating femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery. Watch here.
4. Surgeon gives pearls to optimize DMEK procedure
Preeya K. Gupta, MD, shares her three pearls for making DMEK a more efficient procedure. Watch here.
5. Some patients with diabetes at high risk for edema after cataract surgery
Jake McMillan, MD, a resident at the Storm Eye Institute at MUSC, discusses his presentation that showed that patients with diabetes who were on insulin or had moderate to severe nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy were at a relatively high risk for developing edema after cataract surgery. Watch here.