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    All eyes on Vegas for 2015 American Academy of Ophthalmology


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    -“Great Insights and Great Thinkers in Ophthalmology,” a combined meeting with the Museum of Vision, will be held Sunday from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. Learn about scientists and ophthalmologists who created seminal turning points in both therapy and surgery. Speakers will present ideas and their context, recreating some of the greatest stories in the field.

    -“Ebola and the Eye: A Story of Survivors” will be held Sunday from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Dr. Ian Crozier, an Ebola survivor, patient, and healthcare provider, and Dr. John Fankhauser, a lead clinician at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, will discuss their approach to Ebola virus disease survivor care and their perspectives on difficult issues of access, resource limitations, and the need for subspecialty care.

    -The Young Ophthalmologists’ program will be held Sunday. “Part 1: Pearls for Building a Solid Clinical Foundation” will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. “Part 2: Put Your Pearls Into Practice” will be noon to 2 p.m.

    -“Hot Topics 2015” will be held Monday from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Designed for the comprehensive ophthalmologist, this symposium is a series of 10-minute talks on emerging trends, technologies, and therapies across ophthalmology.

    -Cataract Monday features three events: “Spotlight on Cataract Complications: M&M Rounds ‒ Learning From My Mistakes” from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; “Improving Your Odds in Anterior Segment Surgery,” a combined meeting with the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, from 2 to 4 p.m.; and “Lessons Learned About New Technologies for Refractive Cataract Surgery,” a combined meeting with the International Society of Refractive Surgery, from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m.


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