Transformational Ophthalmology 2020: Envisioning Our Third Century

Save the Date: October 16, 2020

For almost 200 years, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) has cared for those hoping to see, taught those seeking to learn and inspired those yearning to discover. The next century will bring therapies and innovations that will exceed the current limits of our imaginations. This symposium brings together NYEE’s innovative faculty—who are at the forefront of research into groundbreaking investigations, such as micro-interventional robotics, imaging, bioinformatics and artificial intelligence—and the world’s leading ophthalmologists who have transformed the way we care for our patients though innovative technologies and techniques. These luminaries will offer glimpses into the future of the technologies that will revolutionize eye care for decades to come.

New York Academy of Medicine
1216 5th Ave, NYC

8:30 am – 5 pm

Cocktail Reception to Follow

Preliminary Program

Glaucoma Section

  • Innovative Advances in Translational Research: A Paradigm for the Healthcare Needs and Solutions for Aging Populations Around the World and Changes Coming - Sir Peng Tee Khaw, MD, PhD
  • Trabeculectomy Techniques - Marlene R. Moster, MD
  • Update on the Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (TVT) Study - Steven J. Gedde, MD
  • Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery: Procedure/Approaches - Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD
  • The Neurometabolic “Energy” Theory of Glaucoma - Sir Peng Tee Khaw, MD, PhD
  • Management of Trabeculectomy Complications - Marlene R. Moster, MD
  • Update on the Primary Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (PTVT) Study - Steven J. Gedde, MD
  • Update on MIGS Surgery - Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD

Cornea Section

  • What Have We Learned from Endothelial Keratoplasty about Grafts, Glaucoma, and Quality of Corneal Optics? - Frank (Francis) W. Price, Jr, MD
  • Evolution of Endothelial Keratoplasty - Michael R. Banitt, MD, MHA
  • Update on Dry Eye Management - Mark S. Milner, MD, FACS
  • Pearls for Cataract Surgery in Uveitic Eyes - Olivia L. Lee, MD
  • What’s New with Corneal Refractive Surgery? - Frank (Francis) W. Price, Jr, MD
  • Patient Selection for Endothelial Keratoplasty - Michael R. Banitt, MD, MHA
  • Innovative Dry Eye Therapies: Where to Turn When the Standard Options Are Not Enough – Mark S. Milner, MD, FACS
  • Immunosuppression for Inflammatory Corneal Disease - Olivia L. Lee, MD

Cataract Section

  • Cataract Surgery in the Presence of Corneal Disease - Richard J. Mackool, MD
  • Why Do We Get Complications and How Can We Avoid Them? - Brian Little, BSc, MA, FHEA, FRCS, FRCOphth
  • Phacoemulsification 404 - Richard J. Mackool, MD
  • Vitreous Loss Management for the Anterior Segment Surgeon - Brian Little, BSc, MA, FHEA, FRCS, FRCOphth

Retina Section

  • OCT Angiography: Killer Apps - David Huang, MD, PhD
  • AI Applications in Retina Screening - Darius M. Moshfeghi, MD
  • New Trends in Retinoblastoma - Jasmine H. Francis, MD
  • Retinal Blood Flow Imaging: Challenges and Advances - David Huang, MD, PhD
  • Anti-VEGF Therapy In Retinopathy of Prematurity: Drugs, Trials, Endpoints, and Monitoring - Darius M. Moshfeghi, MD
  • AREDS 2 Retrospective - What Have We Learned 10 Years After - Emily Y. Chew, MD

Subspecialty Potpourri

  • The Functional Impact of Strabismus - Stacy L. Pineles, MD, MS
  • Pediatric Optic Neuritis - Stacy L. Pineles, MD, MS
  • Update on Oculoplastics (Thyroid Eye Disease) - Harsha Reddy, MD

Featured Speakers

Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Fellowship Director, Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Surgery (GAASS) Fellowship, University of Toronto
Research Director, Kensington Eye Institute
University of Toronto
Division Head, Ophthalmology, Trillium Health Partners
Mississauga, Ontario
Medical Director, Prism Eye Institute
Co-Medical Director, TLC Mississauga
Mississauga, Ontario

Michael R. Banitt, MD, MHA
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA

Emily Y. Chew, MD
Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications
Deputy Clinical Director at the National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda, MD

Jasmine H. Francis, MD
Ophthalmic Oncologist
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Steven J. Gedde, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
John G. Clarkson Chair in Ophthalmology
Vice Chair for Education and Residency Program Director
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
University of Miami Health System
Miami, FL

David Huang, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology School of Medicine
Martha and Eddie Peterson Professor of Ophthalmology
Casey Eye Institute
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Sir Peng Tee Khaw, MD, PhD
Professor of Glaucoma and Ocular Healing at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London
Director of the NIHR
Moorfields Eye Hospital
London, UK

Olivia L. Lee, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Doheny Eye Center
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Pasadena, California

Brian Little, BSc, MA, FHEA, FRCS, FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Training Director of the Cataract Service
Moorfields Eye Hospital
London, UK

Richard J. Mackool, MD
Assistant Director, Mackool Eye Institute
Astoria, NY

Mark S. Milner, MD, FACS
Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Yale University Medical School
New Haven, CT

Darius M. Moshfeghi, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of the Retina Division
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Marlene R. Moster, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College/Jefferson University
Attending Surgeon, Glaucoma Service
Wills Eye Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Stacy L. Pineles, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Jules Stein Eye Institute/David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

Frank (Francis) W. Price, Jr, MD
Price Vision Group
Indianapolis, IN

Harsha Reddy, MD
Director, Ophthalmology Residency Program
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Site Director, Oculoplastics, Orbital and Reconstructive Surgery
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

NYEE Faculty

Douglas F. Buxton, MD, FACS (Section Director)
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Surgeon Director
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Douglas R. Fredrick, MD, FAAP (Course Director)
Deputy Chair for Education
Department of Ophthalmology
Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology
Mount Sinai Health System

Anita Gupta, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Comprehensive Service
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Gennady B. Landa, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Medical and Surgical Retina Specialist
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Kira Manusis, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Co-Director, Cataract Service
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Richard B. Rosen, MD (Section Director)
Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Vice-Chairman and Director of Research
Department of Ophthalmology
Surgeon Director & Retina Service Chief
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Visiting Professor of Applied Optics
School of Physical Sciences
University of Kent, Canterbury, UK

Paul A. Sidoti, MD (Section Director)
Site Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

James C. Tsai, MD, MBA (Course Director)
President
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Delafield-Rodgers Professor and System Chair
Department of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Health System

Erin K. Walsh, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Co-Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Angie E. Wen, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai