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American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

November 11 - November 14

Join the faculty of the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the 2017 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in New Orleans as we connect, share and advance our mission to save sight. Below is an overview of our faculty activities at the annual meeting and we encourage you to download the PDF with locations, etc. if you will also be attending the meeting. If you are attending our presentations or workshops, please use the #UWatAAO hashtag to follow along!

2017 Faculty Activities at AAO – Download PDF

Saturday, November 11, 2017

  • 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM     Welcome and Introductions, Yasmin Bradfield, MD – Chair 
  • 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM  Section II: Lagniappe “Bonus Gifts” to Enhance Your Strabismus Surgery Outcomes
    • 9:40 AM  Adhesion Barriers, Yasmin Bradfield, MD – Presenter
    • 9:49 AM  Pullover Traction Suture, Burton Kushner, MD – Presenter
  • 11:00 AM – 1:26 PM  Section III: Architectural Details – Corneal Structure and Disease
    • 11:16 AM  Pediatric Keratoprosthesis: Pro, Sarah Nehls, MD – Presenter
  • 3:42 PM – 4:24 PM     Section VI: Under Pressure – All Things IOP,  Gregg Heatley, MD – Moderator 
  • 4:32 PM – 5:30 PM     Section VII: Jambalaya – A “Mishmash” of Extreme Benign Disease, Yasmin Bradfield, MD – Chair

Sunday, November 12, 2017

  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM  Oculoplastic Surgery: Anatomic Foundations, Surgical Techniques, and Enhanced Results, Cat Burkat, MD – Course Director and Mark Lucarelli, MD, FACS – Instructor
  • 10:15 AM – 12:30 PM  Retinal Frontiers: Updates in Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy, David Gamm, MD – Instructor
  • 10:15 AM – 12:30 PM  Diabetes 2017: Course on Diabetic Retinopathy, Justin Gottlieb, MD – Instructor
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM        Allergic Eye Disease: An Enigma for Physicians, Neal Barney, MD – Senior Instructor 
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM        Pediatric Eye Emergencies You Don’t Want to Miss! Yasmin Bradfield, MD – Senior Instructor
  • 2:00 PM – 4:15 PM        Thyroid Eye Disease, Mark Lucarelli, MD, FACS – Instructor
  • 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM         Volume Augmentation: Fillers, Grafts, and Implants
    • 3:55 PM         Fat Grafts and Injections, Cat Burkat, MD – Presenter

Monday, November 13, 2017

  • 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM       Cosmetic OnabotulinumtoxinA and Facial Fillers, Cat Burkat, MD – Instructor      
  • 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM    Genetic Disorders in Pediatric Ophthalmology
    • 8:31 AM     Overview of Genetic Testing in Pediatric Ophthalmology: How the World Has Changed,  Terri Young – Presenter   
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM     Periocular Rejuvenation With Fillers and OnabotulinumtoxinA on Silicone Head Simulators, Cat Burkat, MD – Instructor   
  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM     Diabetes 2017 Lab: Fluorescein Angiography Interpretation, Michael Altaweel, MD- Instructor, Justin Gottlieb, MD – Instructor, Suresh Chandra, MD – Instructor
  • 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM  Management of Chronic and Recurrent Anterior Segment Disorders
    • 10:37 AM  Chronic Conjunctivitis: How to Make the Right Diagnosis, Neal Barney, MD – Presenter
  • 10:15 AM – 12:30 PM  Difficult Strabismus Problems: Diagnosis and Management 2017, Burton Kushner, MD – Instructor
  • 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM        Workshop in Flap Techniques in Oculoplastic Surgery, Cat Burkat, MD – Instructor

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM    Controversies and Advances in Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery, Cat Burkat, MD – Senior Instructor   
  • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM    Periocular Rejuvenation With Fillers and OnabotulinumtoxinA on Silicone Head Simulators, Cat Burkat, MD – Instructor   

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