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Eyes On 2022 On Demand: Rewatch the Ophthalmology Track

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Eyes On 2022 drew 5,600+ ECPs from around the globe December 3-5, 2021. We curated a selection of 9 sessions from our popular Ophthalmology Track for you to watch on your own time.

Eyes On 2022 On Demand: Rewatch the Ophthalmology Track
Define and implement new, evidence-based treatments and technologies in daily practice
Define and implement new, evidence-based treatments and technologies in daily practice
Appraise the quality of co-management between disciplines to ensure good patient outcomes
Integrate novel research as it pertains to diagnostics and treatments with current best practices to continually improve quality of patient care and patient outcomes

Eyes On 2022

About the show

On December 3 - 5, 2021, ophthalmologists from all over the world joined us for Eyes On 2022, a three-day cross-disciplinary eyecare meeting focused on emerging clinical trends, technologies, and treatments in eyecare, and how ECPs can effectively utilize these in-clinic to deliver optimal patient care. Designed for an audience of ophthalmologists and optometrists, the meeting covered new diagnostic standards, treatment options, pharmaceutical agents, and other emerging developments along with co-management strategies.
Whether you missed a single session or the whole event, or simply wish to review any of the fantastic sessions that were held at Eyes On 2022, we've collected select sessions from the show just for you. Keep scrolling to watch some of our amazing speakers lecture on topics ranging from glaucoma management to novel trends in refractive surgery, and don't forget to check out our list of future events!
Please note that while some of these courses were given as live CME, they cannot be watched on demand for credit. These videos are provided for review only.

New Thoughts in Glaucoma Management

John Berdahl, MD

In this lecture, John Berdahl, MD covers the changing paradigms of glaucoma management and talks us through how one scuba diving trip led him to develop a hypothesis about CSF pressure and the relationship it has with glaucoma.

New Thoughts in Glaucoma Management - Slide Deck

Optimized Collaborative Care in Refractive Cataract Surgery

Vance Thompson, MD

In this lecture, Vance Thompson, MD covers how to optimize your collaborative care workflow for your refractive cataract surgery patients, as well as patient cases illustrating the importance of collaborative care. What type of surgery would your patients want if they knew what you know?

Optimized Collaborative Care in Refractive Cataract Surgery - Slide deck

Updates on the Management of Diabetic Retinopathy

Michael J Ammar, MD

In this lecture, Michael J Ammar, MD discusses new research and developments in the management of diabetic retinopathy, including the challenges of the current paradigms and possible future treatments. There are several exciting treatments currently available and on the horizon, including port delivery systems, new pharmaceutical treatments, and gene therapies.

Updates on the Management of Diabetic Retinopathy - Slide Deck

Optimizing Outcomes in Dry Eye Management

Ashley Brissette, MD

In this lecture, Ashley Brissette, MD discusses how to optimize surgical outcomes with dry eye management. Dry eye disease can seem immensely complicated, but treatment options can be simplified and streamlined to enhance not just the patient experience, but patient outcomes as well.

Optimizing Outcomes in Dry Eye Management - Slide Deck

Social Media and Online Branding for Eyecare Professionals

David Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD

In this lecture, David Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD walks you through the many ways you can build your professional profile online with social media—from your website to social media and beyond!

Glaucoma Update 2022: The Evolving Landscape of Advanced Technology Lenses for Glaucoma Patients

Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE

In her lecture, Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE, discusses the background of IOLs and the development of more advanced lenses like EDOF IOLs and PC-IOLs. Throughout her lecture, she reviews different studies, goes over how to choose the correct IOL for patients, and more.

2022 Vitreoretinal and Macular Disease Update

Eric Chin, MD

Eric Chin, MD discusses treatments for retina conditions like wet age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, proliferative diabetic retinopathy, and more. In this presentation, Dr. Chin reviews clinical trials for treatments that are currently ongoing or have recently ended.

Next Generation Refractive IOLs

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Kerry Solomon, MD and Julie Schallhorn, MD, MS

In this panel, Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Kerry Solomon, MD and Julie Schallhorn, MD, MS discuss the pressing need for treatments for presbyopic patients worldwide, and how premium and next generation refractive IOLs can fill this need for many patients. Presbyopic IOL technology is constantly improving, and new designs are allowing more surgeons to introduce presbyopic solutions to their practices.

Bradley Sacher, MD

In this course, Bradley Sacher, MD discusses new trends in the refractive cataract surgery workflow, including but not limited to:
Pre-operative Trends:
  • Lens calculations
  • Lipiflow
Operative Trends:
  • Techniques:
    • Heads-up 3-D visualization systems
    • Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery (FLACS)
    • Intraoperative aberrometry (ORA)
    • Immediate bilateral sequential cataract surgery
    • Intracameral antibiotics
    • Power wash and Singer sweep
  • Devices:
    • miLOOP
    • Trendy intraocular lenses
    • Alcon Intrepid tips and I/A handpieces
Post-operative Trends:
  • Lens problems:
    • Fixing the dropped or dislocated IOL

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Eyes On Eyecare Editorial Team
About Eyes On Eyecare Editorial Team

Led by Editor-in-Chief Eleanor Gold, PhD, Eyes On Eyecare is a digital publication that provides clinical and career education to the young generation of optometrists and ophthalmologists. We work with eyecare professionals to create compelling, educational content available for free to all those in the eyecare industry. To learn more about our team, values, and other projects, visit our About page.

Eyes On Eyecare Editorial Team
Eric Donnenfeld, MD
About Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Eric Donnenfeld, MD is one of the ophthalmology industry's leading experts. With a career spanning over 20 years, he has helped to revolutionize the field. He is highly passionate about ophthalmology, his career, and helping his patients.

Eric Donnenfeld, MD
Eric K Chin, MD
About Eric K Chin, MD

Dr. Eric K Chin is a board-certified ophthalmologist in the Inland Empire of Southern California. He is a partner at Retina Consultants of Southern California, and an Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University and the Veterans Affair (VA) Hospital of Loma Linda. He is a graduate of University of California Berkeley with a bachelor’s of science degree in Bioengineering. Dr. Chin received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of California Davis, and his surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at the University of Iowa. During his residency and fellowship, he was awarded several accolades for his teaching and research in imaging and novel treatments for various retinal diseases.

Eric K Chin, MD
Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE
About Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE

Dr. Constance Okeke is an Ivy League-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma and cataract surgery.

Dr. Okeke earned her college and medical degree at Yale University. She completed her Ophthalmology residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University, and then went on to complete a Fellowship in Glaucoma at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of University of Miami where she was a coveted Heed Research Fellow. Dr. Okeke continued to the Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania where she served as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, lead the glaucoma division for research, while also obtaining a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE).

In 2009 Dr. Okeke joined Virginia Eye Consultants (VEC) and continued training residents as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. She serves as the Lead Glaucoma Specialist at VEC and has participated as a Principal Investigator for numerous glaucoma related clinical trials involving new devices and medications.

Dr. Okeke is a pioneer in MIGS, or micro invasive glaucoma surgery. Among her many pioneering accomplishments in treating glaucoma and cataracts, she was the first in the Hampton Roads area to offer Trabectome, iStent, iStent Inject, Kahook Dual Blade, Visco360, Trab360, Ab Interno Canaloplasty (ABIC) and the first in the country to combine Trabectome with femtosecond laser in cataract surgery. “The Building Blocks of Trabectome Surgery: A Step-by-Step Approach for Patient Selection” is her first book.

Dr. Okeke’s research and writing has been featured in many ophthalmology publications, and she serves as an editorial advisory board member for the Glaucoma Today, Glaucoma Physician, CollaborativeEye and Hampton Roads Physicians publications. In addition to teaching, Dr. Okeke also has educational YouTube channels that feature glaucoma surgical techniques called iGlaucoma. Dr Okeke is an early adopter, educator, and speaker on various podiums nationally and internationally about the lastest in glaucoma medical and surgical treatment. Recently, Dr Okeke was voted to The Ophthalmologist's Power List 2021.

Learn more about Dr. Okeke's work here.

Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE
Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC
About Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Dr. Brissette is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, New York. She is an active and accomplished researcher and lecturer, with a passion for ocular surface disease and cataract surgery.

Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Michael Ammar, MD
About Michael Ammar, MD

Michael Ammar, M.D., is a board-certified vitreoretinal surgeon and partner at Retina Consultants San Diego. He obtained his medical degree in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California where he received the Dean’s Recognition Award for clinical and surgical excellence each of his medical years. His achievements and accolades resulted in his induction into Alpha Omega Alpha, the nation’s highest honor society, and graduating Summa Cum Laude with the USC Highest Distinction Award. He continued his training with ophthalmology residency in the Ivy League at the University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute. He then pursued a surgical retina fellowship at the top-ranked Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

At the Wills Eye Hospital, Dr. Ammar performed and taught thousands of procedures and surgeries for retinal conditions and complex ocular trauma. He has been involved in cutting-edge clinical trials and has authored numerous book chapters and studies. He has presented his work nationally and abroad. He has also served as a reviewer for multiple academic journals such as Retinal Cases and Brief Reports, American Journal of Ophthalmology, and RETINA.

Michael Ammar, MD
John Berdahl, MD
About John Berdahl, MD

Dr. John Berdahl MD is a leading cataract surgeon practicing at Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Fellowship trained in cornea, glaucoma, and refractive surgery, Dr. Berdahl has performed more than 35,000 eye surgeries around the globe. His published work has primarily focused on the fundamental causes of Glaucoma, Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, and Astigmatism Management, during and after cataract surgery, and he has been involved in numerous FDA monitored clinical trials on some of the most exciting technologies in ophthalmology.

John Berdahl, MD
David RP Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD
About David RP Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD

David Almeida MD MBA PhD is a vitreoretinal eye surgeon offering a unique voice that combines a passion for ophthalmology, vision for business innovation, and expertise in ophthalmic and biomedical research. He is part of Erie Retinal Surgery, a retina-only private practice with an esteemed reputation for excellence in Pennsylvania. Dr. Almeida and Erie Retinal Surgery diagnose and treat all medical and surgical conditions of the vitreous, retina and macula.

David RP Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD
Vance Thompson, MD
About Vance Thompson, MD

Vance Thompson, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist in Sioux Falls, SD specializing in laser vision correction and advanced cataract surgery. As the director of refractive surgery at Vance Thompson Vision, Dr. Thompson leads a collaborative team of medical professionals in treating vision conditions using advanced technology and innovative techniques.

As a leading expert in LASIK and cataract surgery, Dr. Thompson strives to enrich his patients’ lives by helping them experience visual clarity. Dr. Thompson currently serves as a professor of ophthalmology at the Sanford USD School of Medicine and hopes to continue sharing his extensive knowledge of laser and implant vision correction for years to come.

Vance Thompson, MD
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