PHYSICIAN PROGRAM

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2024

7:00 AM

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

7:55 AM

WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
Sunir J. Garg, MD, FACS and Zeba A. Syed, MD
Conference Co-Chairs

8:00 AM

CORNEA PANEL
Management of Corneal Endothelial Dysfunction
Moderator: Christopher J. Rapuano, MD
Panelists:
Fuchs Dystrophy Basics and Medical Management / Nicholas Hadjokas, MD
Surgical Management / Brenton D. Finklea, MD
Cataracts and Fuchs / Beeran Meghpara, MD
Endothelial Cell Injection Therapy / Brandon Ayres, MD
Cases / Christopher Rapuano, MD

 

8:45 AM

ARTHUR J. BEDELL LECTURE
Precision Ocular Oncology: Harnessing the Power of Modern Genetics 
J. William Harbour, MD

9:30 AM

ONCOLOGY PANEL
Moderator: Carol L. Shields, MD
Panelists:

Vision Protection after Plaque Radiotherapy for Choridal Melanoma / Sara E. Lally, MD

What Are Biomarkers and How Are They Used? / Tatyana Milman, MD
5 Things for the Clinician to Remember Re: Ophthalmic Pathology / Ralph C. Eagle Jr., MD
Ocular Oncology: New Medications  in the Pipeline / Carol L. Shields, MD

Q& A 

10:15 AM

BREAK / EXHIBITS

10:45 AM

IRVING H. LEOPOLD LECTURE
Glaucoma Genetics: Risk Assessment and Therapeutic Opportunities
Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD

11:30 AM

GLAUCOMA PANEL
Challenging Glaucoma Cases
Moderator: Jonathan S. Myers, MD

Panelists: Lauren Hock, MD; Rebecca Procopio, MS, LCGC; Rachel Niknam, MD; Joel S. Schuman, MD; Janey L. Wiggs, MD

12:15 PM

WILLS EYE 2024
Julia A. Haller, MD
Wills Eye Ophthalmologist-in-Chief

12:30 PM

LUNCH

1:45 PM

WILLS EYE INNOVATION
Moderator: Zeba A. Syed, MD
Panelists: Ajay E. Kuriyan, MD; Peter R. Laibson, MD; Joel S. Schuman, MD

2:30 PM

OCULOPLASTICS PANEL
These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: Oculofacial Techniques and Strategies
Moderator: Robert B. Penne, MD, FACS
Panelists:
Raising the Roof: Upper eyelid Blepharoplasty with Browpexy

Jacqueline Carrasco, MD, FACS
The Better Part of Cosmetic Valor
Michael P. Rabinowitz, MD, FACS
Thinking Outside the Bleph: How Brow & Midface Lifting Elevates Results
Alison H. Watson, MD
Optimizing Surgical Recovery with Tranexamic Acid (TXA)
Charlotte Marous, MD

3:15 pM

BREAK / EXHIBITS

3:45 PM

RICHARD A. ELLIS LECTURE
Developing Treatments for Age-related Macular Degeneration: The Road We Travelled and the Road Ahead 

Joan W. Miller, MD             

4:30 PM

RETINA PANEL
Moderator: Sonia Mehta, MD
Panelists: Sunir J. Garg, MD, FASRS; Michael Klufas, MD; Joan Miller, MD; Carl D. Regillo, MD

5:15 PM

ADJOURN

Cocktail reception sponsored by the Wills Eye Hospital Alumni Society immediately follows the program

SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2024

7:00 AM

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

7:55 AM

WELCOME
Sunir J. Garg, MD, FASRS and Zeba A. Syed, MD
Conference Co-Chairs

8:00 AM

E. HOWARD BEDROSSIAN LECTURE
Reassessment of Optic Neuropathy
Rod Foroozan, MD

8:45 AM

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY PANEL
Moderator: Robert C. Sergott, MD 
PanelistsRod Foroozan, MD; Shruthi Harish MD; Sarah Thornton, MD

9:30 AM

PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY PANEL
Moderator: Kammi B. Gunton, MD
Panelists: Maureen Lloyd, MD; Jade Minor, MD; Bruce Schnall, MD; Barry Wasserman, MD

10:15 AM

BREAK / EXHIBITS

10:45 AM

BERNARD C. GETTES SYMPOSIUM
Refractive Cataract Surgery; Where are we in 2024 and Where Should We Be in 2024?
Richard S. Davidson, MD

11:30 AM

CATARACT PANEL
Moderator: Richard Tipperman, MD
Panelists: Colleen Halfpenny, MD; Sagun Pendse, MD; Amy Weber, MD; Douglas Wisner, MD

12:15 PM

ADJOURN