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Symposium

20th AVTT Symposium 2019

Annual Advanced Vitreoretinal Techniques and Technology Symposium
IL 60611 Chicago, USA
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  • Datum
    23.08.2019, 06:45 - 25.08.2019, 12:15
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    Kurzbeschreibung
    The 20th Annual Advanced Vitreoretinal Techniques and Technology Symposium 2019 will be held in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The opening day program for residents features a half-day hands-on, interactive wet lab and a half-day didactic session. The congress days two and three are open to practicing retina specialists, General Ophthalmologists,VR fellows and residents with an update on the diagnosis and management of vitreoretinal diseases.
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    The last AVTT Symposium was designated for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.\r\n
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    AGENDA & CME : FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2019 

     

    6:45 AM  -  7:25 AM
    Breakfast
    Prentice Women's Hospital (3rd Floor)
    6:45 AM  -  1:00 PM
    Exhibits
    Prentice Women's Hospital (3rd Floor)
    6:45 AM  -  6:00 PM
    Registration
    Prentice Women's Hospital (3rd Floor)
    7:25 AM  -  7:30 AM
    Welcome and Introduction
    William F. Mieler, MD
    7:30 AM  -  10:05 AM
    Best Practice in Ophthalmology (Part 1)
    Moderator: William F. Mieler, MD

    7:30
    Ophthalmology: Demographics and Practice Patterns
    William F. Mieler, MD

    7:45
    The Art of Patient Satisfaction in a Retina Practice
    Kirk H. Packo, MD

    8:00
    The Art of Keeping your Referral Doctors Happy 
    Kirk H. Packo, MD

    8:15
    What the RUC is Going On? Current Payment Policies 
    George A. Williams, MD

    8:30
    Business Terms that You Need to Know and Were Never Taught
    Pravin U. Dugel, MD

    8:45
    AAO Leadership Development Program
    RV Paul Chan, MD

    9:00
    Staying Active Academically
    SriniVas R. Sadda, MD

    9:15
    Global Ophthalmology
    RV Paul Chan, MD

    9:30
    Ethics Round Table Discussion
    Moderators: RV Paul Chan, MD and William F. Mieler, MD
    Panelists: All Faculty
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Break
     
    10:30 AM  -  12:20 PM
    Best Practice in Ophthalmology (Part 2)
    Moderator: Yannek I. Leiderman, MD, PhD

    10:30
    Discussion: Type of Practice-Pros and Cons of Academics, Private Practice, Hybrid Types of Practice with All Faculty
    Moderator: SriniVas R. Sadda, MD 

    10:45
    Discussion: Important Factors to Consider in Choosing a Practice: Contract Negotiations, Partners, Location, Changing Jobs, Marketing, Private Equity, Innovations with All Faculty
    Moderator: Pravin U. Dugel, MD

    11:00
    Audits: Here, There, and Everywhere
    George A. Williams, MD

    11:10
    Risk Management and Malpractice for the Retinal Surgeon
    Yannek I. Leiderman, MD, PhD

    11:20
    Significant Changes from the ABO and Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
    Ann-Marie Lobo, MD

    11:30
    The Evolving Relationship Between the AAO and the ABO
    George A. Williams, MD

    11:40
    Social Media and Its Significance in your Practice
    Rama D. Jager, MD, MBA

    11:50
    Involvement in Clinical Trials - Is It Beneficial and/or Cost Effective? 
    Peter K. Kaiser, MD

    12:00
    Advocacy and Its Importance to You
    Jennifer I. Lim, MD

    12:10
    Maintaining a Balance Between Work and Life, and Avoiding Burnout 
    William F. Mieler, MD
    12:20 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Lunch and Industry Presentations (non-CME)
     
    1:00 PM  -  1:15 PM
    Vitrectomy Fluidics
    Peter K. Kaiser, MD
    1:15 PM  -  1:30 PM
    3D Heads-Up Surgery
    George A. Williams, MD
    1:30 PM  -  6:00 PM
    Wet Lab (non-CME) and Discussion of Challenging OCT, Medical, and Surgical Cases

    1:30 PM
    The attendees will be divided into two groups. Group 1 will partake in the Wet Lab (non-CME) and Group 2 will partake in a Discussion of OCT, Medical, and Surgical Cases. 

    3:30 - 4:00 PM
    Break

    4:00 – 6:00 PM
    The two groups will switch places. Group 2 will partake in the Wet Lab (non-CME) and Group 1 will partake in a Discussion of OCT, Medical and Surgical Cases. 

    Wet Lab Faculty
    Pravin U. Dugel, MD
    Rama D. Jager, MD, MBA
    Peter K. Kaiser, MD
    Jennifer I. Lim, MD
    Alice T. Lyon, MD
    Manjot K. Gill, MD
    Kirk H. Packo, MD
    Carl D. Regillo, MD
    Michael T. Trese, MD
    George A. Williams, MD

    Discussion of OCT, Medical, and Surgical Cases Faculty
    Group 1 Co-moderators: Amani A. Fawzi, MD and Yannek I. Leiderman, MD, PHD
    Group 2 Co-moderators: William F. Mieler, MD and SriniVas R. Sadda, MD
    RV Paul Chan, MD
    Felix Y. Chau, MD
    Rukhsana G. Mirza, MD
    Lee M. Jampol, MD
    Jeremy A. Lavine, MD, PhD
    Ann-Marie Lobo, MD

    6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM

    Reception

     


     

    AGENDA & CME : SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019

    6:45 AM  -  7:25 AM
    Breakfast
     
    6:45 AM  -  3:45 PM
    Exhibits
     
    6:45 AM  -  5:30 PM
    Registration
     
    7:25 AM  -  7:30 AM
    Welcome and Introduction
    William F. Mieler, MD
    7:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Retinal Imaging and Technology
    7:30
    Basics and Principles of OCTangiography (OCTA) and What’s New in Autofluorescence
    SriniVas R. Sadda, MD

    7:45
    Newer Imaging Modalities (swept source OCT, en face OCT, Different Wavelengths of Light, Adaptive Optics)
    Peter K. Kaiser, MD

    8:00
    The Utility of Wide-Angle Imaging
    William F. Mieler, MD

    8:15
    Imaging of the Inner Retina in Alzheimer’s Disease-How Does it Fit into our Clinical Practice 
    Amani A. Fawzi, MD

    8:30
    Artificial Intelligence Implications for Retina
    SriniVas R. Sadda, MD

    8:45
    Debate #1: Artificial Intelligence is the Future in the Management of Retinal Diseases

    8:45
    Yes
    George A. Williams, MD

    8:50
    No
    Pravin U. Dugel, MD

    8:55 
    Discussion: Analysis of Debate
    9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM
    Vitreoretinal Surgery, Techniques, and Innovations (Part 1)
    Moderator: Jennifer I. Lim, MD

    9:00
    Tips and Tricks of Small Gauge Vitrectomy Surgery-What is Happening Inside the Eye that You Can’t See?
    Kirk H. Packo, MD

    9:15
    Perfluorocarbon Liquids in Retinal Detachment Repair: Pearls and Pitfalls
    Carl D. Regillo, MD
    9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Break
     
    10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM
    Vitreoretinal Surgery, Techniques, and Innovations (Part 2)
    11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM
    SURGICAL DEBATES
    Moderator: George A. Williams, MD

    11:15 – 11:30 AM
    Debate #2: In Epiretinal Membrane Surgery, is Removal of the ILM Essential?

    11:15
    Yes
    Jennifer I. Lim, MD

    11:20
    No
    Amani A. Fawzi, MD 

    11:25
    Discussion: Analysis of Debate

    11:30 – 11:45 AM
    Debate #3: The Best Treatment Option for a 30-year-old Phakic 3D Myope Patient with a Single Superiorly Located Retinal Tear and a Macula off RD with no PVR is With Which of the Following Options?

    11:30
    Pneumatic Retinopexy
    Manjot K. Gill, MD 

    11:35
    Scleral Buckle
    Carl D. Regillo, MD

    11:40
    Pars Plana Vitrectomy
    Alice T. Lyon, MD

    11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
    Debate #4: Should I Routinely be Performing Vitrectomy for Floaters? 

    11:45
    Yes
    Jeremy A. Lavine, MD, PhD

    11:50
    No
    Lawrence J. Ulanski, Jr., MD

    11:55
    Discussion: Analysis of Debate

    12:00 – 12:15 PM
    Debate # 5: Digital Visualization in Vitreoretinal Surgery: Is it Really Essential?

    12:00
    Yes
    Pravin U. Dugel, MD

    12:05
    No
    Peter K. Kaiser, MD

    12:10
    Discussion: Analysis of Debate
    12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Lunch and Industry Presentations (non-CME)
     
    1:00 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Vascular Diseases and the Macula
    Moderator: RV Paul Chan, MD

    1:00
    Retinal Blood Flow and Biomarkers
    Jennifer J. Kang-Mieler, PhD

    1:15
    My DME Treatment Algorithm
    Peter K. Kaiser, MD

    1:30
    Recent Essential Take Home Points from the DRCRnet
    Lee M. Jampol, MD

    1:45
    Future Management of DME and PDR Drugs in the Pipeline
    Pravin U. Dugel, MD and Peter K. Kaiser, MD

    2:15
    Current Management of Sickle Cell Retinopathy
    Jennifer I. Lim, MD

    2:30
    The Current Status of Macular Telangiectasia-Treatment and Clinical Trial Update
    Amani A. Fawzi, MD

    2:45
    A New Way to Control and Repair Retinal Vascular Leakage
    Michael T. Trese, MD

    3:00
    The Expanding Spectrum of Systemic Medications and Retinal Toxicity
    William F. Mieler, MD
    3:15 PM  -  3:45 PM
    Break
     
    3:45 PM  -  4:15 PM
    Special Presentation: The History of Retinal Surgery: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
    Kirk H. Packo, MD
    4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM
    DIABETES DEBATES
    Moderator: SriniVas R. Sadda, MD

    4:15 – 4:30 PM
    Debate #6: Wide-Angle Imaging Should be Obtained in all New Cases of Diabetic Retinopathy

    4:15
    Yes
    Yannek I. Leiderman, MD, PhD

    4:20
    No
    Rama D. Jager, MD, MBA

    4:25
    Discussion: Analysis of Debate

    4:30 – 4:45 PM
    Debate #7: The Best Visual Outcomes in the Setting of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy is With Which of the Following Treatment Regimens? 

    4:30
    Anti-VEGF Therapy
    Michael T. Trese, MD

    4:35
    Scatter Photocoagulation 
    Lee M. Jampol, MD

    4:40
    Discussion: Analysis of Debate
    4:45 PM  -  5:30 PM
    Inflammation and Infection
    Moderator: SriniVas R. Sadda, MD

    4:45
    Molecular Diagnostic Testing in Uveitis
    Ann-Marie Lobo, MD

    5:00
    White Dot Syndrome Update
    Lee M. Jampol, MD

    5:15
    Infectious Posterior Uveitis Update
    Ann-Marie Lobo, MD
    5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM
    Reception
     

     


     

    AGENDA & CME : SUNDAY, AUGSUT 25, 2019

     

    6:45 AM  -  7:25 AM
    Breakfast
     
    6:45 AM  -  12:15 PM
    Registration
     
    7:25 AM  -  7:30 AM
    Welcome and Introduction
    William F. Mieler, MD
    7:30 AM  -  9:30 AM
    AMD, Macula, and Genetics
    Moderator: Peter K. Kaiser, MD

    7:30
    The IRIS Registry, Big Data, and Macular Diseases
    George A. Williams, MD

    7:45
    The Future Management of Dry and Exudative AMD
    Peter K. Kaiser, MD

    8:15
    Anatomic Predictors of Visual Outcome after Long-Term anti-VEGF Therapy
    SriniVas R. Sadda, MD

    8:30
    New Developments in Drug Delivery to the Posterior Segment
    Jennifer J. Kang-Mieler, PhD

    8:45
    Gene Therapy Update
    Peter K. Kaiser, MD

    9:00
    The Current Status of Home Monitoring Devices for AMD
    Jennifer I. Lim, MD

    9:15
    Management Central Serous Chorioretinopathy-How and When Do I Treat?
    Manjot K. Gill, MD
    9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    AMD DEBATES
    Moderator: Peter K. Kaiser, MD

    9:30 – 9:45 AM
    Debate #8: OCTA is Essential for Clinical Practice in the Management of Choroidal Neovascularization

    9:30
    Yes
    SriniVas R. Sadda, MD

    9:35
    No
    Amani A. Fawzi, MD 

    9:40
    Discussion: Analysis of Debate

    9:45 – 10:00 AM
    Debate #9: In the Treatment of Exudative AMD, Residual Macula Fluid is Tolerable

    9:45
    Yes
    Carl D. Regillo, MD

    9:50
    No
    Rukhsana G. Mirza, MD

    9:55
    Discussion: Analysis of Debate
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Break
     
    10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM
    Pediatric Retina and Intraocular Tumors (Part 1)
    Moderator: Carl D. Regillo, MD

    10:30
    Management of Persistent Fetal Vasculature (PFV)
    Michael T. Trese, MD

    10:45
    Primary Retinal Vascular Tumors Update 
    William F. Mieler, MD

    11:00
    Interesting Cases and Diagnoses that You Shouldn’t Miss
    RV Paul Chan, MD
    11:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
    PEDIATRIC DEBATE
    Moderator: Carl D. Regillo, MD

    11:15 – 11:30 AM
    Debate #10: Long-term Usage of anti-VEGF in Neonates with ROP, Leads to Long-Term Cognitive and Developmental Concerns

    11:15
    Yes
    Michael T. Trese, MD

    11:20
    No
    RV Paul Chan, MD

    11:25
    Discussion: Analysis of Debate
    11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM
    Pediatric Retina and Intraocular Tumors (Part 2)
    Moderator: Lawrence J. Ulanski, Jr., MD

    11:30
    Telemedicine for Ophthalmology
    Michael T. Trese, MD

    11:45
    ROP Update: Diagnosis, Management, and the Expanding Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    RV Paul Chan, MD

    12:00
    Conditions Simulating Uveal Melanoma
    William F. Mieler, MD
    12:15 PM 
    Meeting Adjourned
     

     

     

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