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    AAO 2017: New solutions, New inspirations, New Orleans

    Annual meeting returns to ‘Big Easy’ with cutting-edge clinical education

     

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    Charles D. Kelman Lecture: This lecture will be given during “Spotlight on Cataracts,” from 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Alan S. Crandall, MD, will speak on the topic “Phaco at 50: The Collision of Cataract and Glaucoma (Plus).”

    Marshall M. Parks Lecture: This will be given during “Genetic Disorders in Pediatric Ophthalmology,” an event cosponsored by the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus from 8:30-10 a.m. Edwin M. Stone, MD, PhD, will speak on the topic “Curing Heritable Blindness.”

    Arnall Patz Lecture: This lecture will be given during “Current Management of Neovascular AMD,” an event cosponsored by the Macula Society from 8:30-10 a.m. Neil M. Bressler, MD, will speak on the topic “DRCR Network: Accomplishments and Vision for the Future.”

    Wendell L. Hughes Lecture: This lecture will be given during “The ABCs of MTAs (Molecularly Targeted Agents) in Oculoplastic Surgery,” co-sponsored by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery from 10:15-11:45 a.m. John W. Shore, MD, will speak on the topic “The Forces That Affect Upper Eyelid Movement, Position, And Contour During Ptosis Surgery.”

    Castroviejo Lecture: This lecture will be given during “Management of Chronic and Recurrent Anterior Segment Disorders,” an event co-sponsored by the Cornea Society from 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Jonathan H. Lass, MD, will speak on the topic “Advances with Randomized Clinical Trials in Corneal Transplantation.”

    C. Stephen and Frances Foster Lecture on Uveitis and Immunology. This will be given from 12:45-1:45 p.m., with Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD, speaking on the topic “Idiopathic Ocular Inflammatory Disease: Lessons from Deep DNA Sequencing.”

    Dr. Allan Jensen & Claire Jensen Lecture in Professionalism and Ethics, co-sponsored by the Ethics Committee, will be given from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thomas S. Harbin, MD, will speak on the topic “Practical Ethics in Ophthalmology.”

    Jones/Smolin Lecture: This will be given during “Hot Topics for Minimizing Infections in Cataract Surgery,” an event cosponsored by the Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group from 3:45-5:15 p.m. Herbert E. Kaufman, MD, will speak on the topic “Converting Concepts Into Cures.”

     

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