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    Glaucoma Symposia aim to 'Educate' with 2 sessions


    Glaucoma 360, a three-day event organized by the Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) will move into its final day on Saturday with the Glaucoma Symposium. The focus will shift from “Innovate” to “Educate.”

    Two continuing medical education sessions are–one for ophthalmologists in the morning and another for optometrists in the afternoon.

    Andrew Iwach, MD, one of the co-founders and co-organizers of Glaucoma 360, said the speakers for both events include prominent leaders in the eye care field today.

    Shaffer-Hetherington-Hoskins Lecture

    At the ophthalmology session, the 22nd such event held by GRF, Alan Crandall, MD, will present the Shaffer-Hetherington-Hoskins Lecture. His topic is “The Marriage of Glaucoma and Cataract.” Dr. Crandall is director of glaucoma and cataract and senior vice chairman of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City.

    Other speakers and their topic include:

    • Ike Ahmed, MD, “Glaucoma Procedures: When to Hold, Fold, or Run;”
    • Michael Jumper, MD, “UGH: Back to the Future Again;”
    • L. Jay Katz, MD, “Non-IOP Management of Normal Tension Glaucoma;”
    • Shan Lin, MD, “New Advances in Cyclodestruction;”
    • Yvonne Ou, MD, “Glaucoma and Dry Eyes: Double Trouble;”
    • Terri Pickering, MD, “The Impaired Clinician and Protecting Patients;”
    • Sunita Radhakrishnan, MD, “When Glaucoma and the Orbit Collide;”
    • Kuldev Singh, MD, “The Glaucoma Renaissance”
    • Robert Stamper, MD, “Early Experience with OCT Angiography in Glaucoma;”
    • James Tsai, MD, “Aqueous Misdirection Syndrome: Pearls and Pitfalls;”
    • Steven Vold, MD, “Refractive Surgical Considerations in Glaucoma Patients;”
    • Ruth Williams, MD, “Mega Trends in Medicine: Effects on Ophthalmic Practice.”
    • Andrew Iwach, MD, “Glaucoma: News and Views.”

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