Glaucoma Fall Festival and Neuro-ophthalmology Fall Festival

The inaugural Glaucoma Fall Festival at the Starr Center at Mass Eye and Ear

September 14-16, 2018 | Boston

Register

You may attend the glaucoma session, the neuro-ophthalmology session, or the entire course.

Discount Codes

If you are a Harvard Ophthalmology faculty member or Mass. Eye and Ear clinical trainee, you can register for a discounted rate. For more information, email Ophthalmology_Events@meei.harvard.edu.

Overview

This Glaucoma Fall Festival (September 14) will focus on the diagnosis and management of glaucoma. The Neuro-ophthalmology Fall Festival (September 15-16) will focus on common, complex, and important neuro-ophthalmology disorders. You can register for the glaucoma session, the neuro-ophthalmology session, or the entire course. 

Course Highlights and Select Topics

  • Integrating New Medical Therapies into Glaucoma Care
  • Achieving Success in Today's World of Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Imaging Update Pediatric and Adult Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • New Aspects of Ocular Blood Flow in Health and Disease
  • Unraveling the Enigma of Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anisocoria, Acquired Strabismus, Toxic Optic Neuropathy

Featuring: The Ruthanne B. Simmons Lecture

David S. Greenfield, MD, FACS, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, will present: The role of pressure-dependent and independent factors in open-angle glaucoma at low tension.

Accommodations

We have a small room block at the Liberty Hotel. The discounted rate is $359 when you book by August 13, 2018.

Book online using this link  or call (617) 224-4000 and reference the HMS/Mass. Eye and Ear Glaucoma and Neuro-ophthalmology Fall Festival.

Contact

ophthalmology_events@meei.harvard.edu

*Course directors: Louis R. Pasquale, MD;  Lucy Shen, MDDavid Sola-Del Valle, MDJoseph F. Rizzo III, MD

Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Glaucoma Fall Festival

Friday, September 14, 2018
Starr Center, 185 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA

Start Time

End Time

Agenda

Speaker(s)

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST (8:00-8:30am)

8:30am

8:45am

Welcome and introduction

Lucy Shen, MD

8:45am

9:00am

Current literature review on glaucoma imaging*

Lucy Shen, MD

9:00am

10:00am

Glaucoma imaging: Case presentations (2)
Two challenging mystery cases will be presented (25-30 minutes each), followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the audience

Moderator: Lucy Shen, MD

Panel: Teresa Chen, MD; David S. Greenfield, MD; Louis Pasquale, MD; Brian J. Song, MD; Jeffrey Liebmann, MD

10:00am

10:20am

Lecture: The evolution of OCT: 2D to 3D imaging

Teresa Chen, MD

BREAK (10:20-10:35am)

10:35am

10:50am

Current literature review on new therapeutic in glaucoma*

Milica Margeta, MD, PhD

10:50am

11:50am

New therapeutics in glaucoma: Case presentations
Two challenging mystery cases will be presented (25-30 minutes each), followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the audience

Moderator: David Sola Del-Valle, MD

Panel: Milica Margeta, MD, PhD; Louis R. Pasquale, MD; Jeffrey Liebmann, MD; Angela Turalba, MD

11:15am

12:10pm

Lecture: Integrating new medical therapies into glaucoma glaucoma care

Jeffrey Liebmann, MD

LUNCH (12:10pm-1:10pm)

1:10pm

1:25pm

Current literature review on glaucoma surgery*

Ambika Hoguet, MD

1:25pm

2:25pm

Surgical treatments in glaucoma: Case presentations (2)
Two challenging mystery cases will be presented (25-30 minutes each), followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the audience

Moderator: Lucy Shen, MD

Panel: Ahmad Aref, MD; David S. Greenfield, MD; Ambika Hoguet, MD; Lisa McHam, MD

2:25pm

2:45pm

Lecture: Achieving success in today's world of glaucoma sugery

Ahmad Aref, MD

2:45pm

3:45pm

Diagnostic dilemma in glaucoma: Case presentations
Two challenging mystery cases will be presented (25-30 minutes each), followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the audience

Moderator: Louis R. Pasquale, MD

Panel: Teresa Chen, MD; Ahmad Aref, MD; Chandru Krishnan, MD; Joseph Rizzo III, MD; David S. Greenfield, MD

BREAK (3:45-4:00pm)

4:00pm

4:15pm

History and introduction to the Ruthanne B. Simmons Lecture

Louis R. Pasquale, MD

4:15pm

5:00pm

Ruthanne B. Simmons Lecture
The role of pressure-dependent and independent factors in open-angle glaucoma at low tension

David S. Greenfield, MD

5:00pm

5:05pm

Closing remarks

David Sola Del-Valle, MD

* The presenter will discuss a recent publication in this topic and present the findings and the relevance of the study to patient care.

Glaucoma Fall Festival Faculty
Ahmad Aref, MD, Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
Teresa Chen, MD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Mass Eye and Ear
David S. Greenfield, MD, FACS, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Ambika Hoguet, MD, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
Chandru Krishnan, MD, New England Eye Center
Jeffrey Liebmann, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
Milica Margeta, MD, PhD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Mass Eye and Ear
Lisa McHam, MD, Eye Health Services
Louis R. Pasquale, MD, Harvard MOphthalmology, Mass Eye and Ear
Joseph F. Rizzo, III, MD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Mass Eye and Ear
Lucy Shen, MD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Mass Eye and Ear
David Solá-Del Valle, MD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Mass Eye and Ear
Brian J. Song, MD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Mass Eye and Ear
Angela Turalba, MD, Atrius Health

Neuro-Opthalmology Fall Festival (Day 1)

Saturday September 15, 2018
Meltzer Auditorium, 243 Charles Street, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA

Start Time

End Time

Agenda

Speaker(s)

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST (7:30am-8:00am)

8:00am

8:15am

Welcome and introduction

Joseph F. Rizzo III, MD

8:15am

9:15am

Unknown case presentations
Three challenging mystery cases will be presented (10 minutes each), followed by a panel discusion and Q&A with the audience

Moderator: Joseph F. Rizzo III, MD

Panel: Dean Cestari, MD; John W. Gittinger Jr., MD; Gena Heidary, MD, PhD; Randy Kardon, MD, PhD; Robert Mallery, MD; Sashank Prasad, MD; Michael Wall, MD

9:15am

9:35am

Lecture: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Michael Wall, MD

9:35am

10:35am

Unknown case presentations
Three challenging mystery cases will be presented (10 minutes each), followed by a panel disucssion and Q & A with the audience

Moderator: Joseph F. Rizzo III, MD

Panel: Dean M. Cestari, MD; John W. Gittinger Jr., MD; Gena Heidary, MD, PhD; Randy H. Kardon, Md, PhD; Robert Mallery, MD; Sashank Prasad, MD; MIchael Wall, MD

BREAK (10:35-10:45am)

10:45am

11:05am

Lecture: Pediatric idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Gena Heidary, MD, PhD

11:05am

12:00pm

Unknown case presentations
Three challenging mystery cases will be presented (10 minutes each), followed by a panel discusion and Q&A with the audience

Moderator: Joseph F. Rizzo III, MD

Panel: Dean M. Cestari, MD; John W. Gittinger Jr., MD; Gena Heidary, MD, PhD; Randy H. Kardon, Md, PhD; Robert Mallery, MD; Sashank Prasad, MD; Michael Wall, MD

LUNCH (12pm-1pm)

1:00pm

1:20pm

Lecture: New aspects of ocular blood flow in health and disease

Randy H. Hardon, MD, PhD

1:20pm

2:40pm

Unknown case presentations
Four challenging mystery cases will be presented (10 minutes each), followed by a panel discusion and Q&A with the audience

Moderator: Joseph F. Rizzo III, MD

Panel: Dean M. Cestari, MD; John W. Gittinger Jr., MD; Gena Heidary, MD, PhD; Randy H. Kardon, Md, PhD; Robert Mallery, MD; Sashank Prasad, MD; Michael Wall, MD

2:40pm

3:00pm

Lecture: Unraveling the enigma of non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy

Joseph F. Rizzo III, MD

BREAK (3:00-3:20pm)

3:20pm

4:40pm

Unkonwn case presentations

Four challenging mystery cases will be presented (10 minutes each), followed by a panel discusion and Q&A with the audience

Moderator: Joseph F. Rizzo III, MD

Panel: Dean M. Cestari, MD; John W. Gittinger Jr., MD; Gena Heidary, MD, PhD; Randy H. Kardon, Md, PhD; Robert Mallery, MD; Sashank Prasad, MD; Michael Wall, MD

4:40pm

5:00pm

Summary questions

Joseph F. Rizzo III, MD

Neuro-Opthalmology Fall Festival (Day 2)

Sunday, September 16
Meltzer Auditorium, 243 Charles Street, 3nd Floor, Boston, MA

Start Time

End Time

Agenda

Speaker

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST (7:30-8:00am)

8:00am

8:20am

Lecture: Anisocoria

Sashank Prasad, MD

8:20am

9:40am

Unknown case presentations
Four challenging mystery cases will be presented (10 minutes each), followed by a discussion of the cases by a panel of experts wrapping up with Q&A from the audience.

Moderator: Joseph F. Rizzo, MD
Panel: Dean M. Cestari, MD; John W. Gittinger Jr., MD; Gena Heidary, MD, PhD; Randy Kardon, MD, PhD; Robert Mallery, MD; Sashank Prasad, MD; Michael Wall, MD

9:40am

10:00am

Lecture: Acquired strabismus

Dean M. Cestari, MD

BREAK (10:00-10:15am)

10:15am

10:35am

Lecture: Toxic optic neuropathy

John W. Gittinger Jr., MD

10:35am

11:55am

Unkonwn case presentations
Four challenging mysterday cases will be presented (10 minutes each), followed by a discussion of the cases by a panel of experts wrapping up with Q&A from the audience.

Moderator: Joseph F. Rizzo, III, MD

Panel: Dean M. Cestari, MD John W. Gittinger, Jr., MD Gena Heidary, MD, PhD Randy Kardon, MD, PhD Robert Mallery, MD Sashank Prasad, MD Michael Wall, MD

11:55am

12:00pm

Closing remarks

Joseph F. Rizzo III, MD

Neuro-Ophthalmology Festival Faculty
Dean M. Cestari, MD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Mass Eye and Ear
John W. Gittinger Jr., MD, Mass Eye and Ear
Gena Heidary, MD, PhD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Randy Kardon, MD, PhD, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine
Robert Mallery, MD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Sashank Prasad, MD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Joseph F. Rizzo, III, MD, Harvard Ophthalmology, Mass Eye and Ear
Michael Wall, MD, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine