33rd MidWinter Retina Symposium: Retina Update 2015
 

Medical College of Wisconsin CME ProgramOur annual Midwinter Retina Symposium offers attendees insight into medical and surgical retina. Update practices to include recent advances in options for treatment of diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusions, understanding medicolegal implications of retained crystalline lens material after cataract surgery and Improve recognition and understanding of conditions that mimic age-related macular degeneration.  Management of postoperative events after cataract surgery, including inflammatory syndromes, and dislocated intraocular lenses will be discussed.


Registration for Midwinter Retina 2015

 

33rd MidWinter Retina Symposium: Retina Update 2015

For more information, please contact Kelli Torosian at (414) 955-7875 or e-mail Kelli.

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Overview:

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:

  1. Update practices to include recent advances in options for treatment of diabetic retinopathy
  2. Update practices to include recent advances in treatment of retinal vein occlusions
  3. Better understand and manage postoperative events after cataract surgery, including inflammatory syndromes, and dislocated intraocular lenses
  4. Understand medicolegal implications of retained crystalline lens material after cataract surgery
  5. Improve recognition and understanding of conditions that mimic age-related macular degeneration

Target Audience:

This scientific program is designed for practicing ophthalmologists, subspecialty ophthalmologists, optometrists, ophthalmology residents and fellows, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and vision scientists.

Accreditation:

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 5.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Special Needs:

If you have any special needs pertaining to your participation, please contact us at (414) 955-7875 or email Kelli to discuss how we can accommodate you.

 

Invited Speakers

Anita Agarwal, MD

Anita Agarwal, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Vanderbilt Eye Institute

Michael Ip, MD

Michael Ip, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Wisconsin

Medical College of Wisconsin Speakers

David Weinberg, MD

David V. Weinberg, MD
Program Director
Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Resident Education

Thomas B. Connor, Jr., MD

Thomas B. Connor, Jr., MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Dennis P. Han, MD

Dennis P. Han, MD
Jack A. & Elaine Klieger Professor of Ophthalmology

Judy E. Kim, MD

Judy E. Kim, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology

Kimberly E. Stepien, MD

Kimberly E. Stepien, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

William J. Wirostko, MD

William J. Wirostko, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Program

7:00-8:00 Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:00-8:10 Introduction and Welcome
David Weinberg, MD
8:10-8:35 Postoperative Inflammatory Syndromes and TASS
Dennis Han, MD
8:35-9:00 Study on Subtenon Anesthesia
William Wirostko, MD
9:00-9:30 Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy – Beyond Macular Edema
Michael Ip, MD
9:30-10:00 AMD Masqueraders or Macular Disorders that Mimic AMD
Anita Agarwal, MD
10:00-10:25 Medicolegal Claims Related to Retained Lens Fragments
Judy Kim, MD
10:25-10:45 BREAK/EXHIBITS
10:45-11:30 Retina Cases with Panel Discussion
11:30-12:15 LUNCH BREAK
12:15-12:40 Late Complications of Intraocular Lenses
David Weinberg, MD
12:40-1:10 An Update on the Treatment of Retinal Vein Occlusion – The Latest Clinical Trials
Michael Ip, MD
1:10-1:40 Acute Zonal Occult Outer Retinopathy
Anita Agarwal, MD
1:40-2:05 Gene Therapy for Retinal Disease: Correct Status
Thomas Connor Jr., MD
2:05-2:30 Dry AMD
Kimberly Stepien, MD
2:30-2:45 Closing Remarks and Evaluations
David Weinberg, MD
2:45 Adjourn

 

Meeting Location

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West
10499 Innovation Drive Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53226 United States
Book online or call:1-877-834-3613

Directions to the Symposium:

From the North: Take US-45 S Take exit 40 for
Watertown Plank Road Turn right onto W Watertown Plank Rd (signs for Watertown
Plank Road W) Turn left onto W Innovation Dr - Destination will be on the right.
From the West, East or South: Take the ramp onto I-894 W/US-45 N Continue onto
US-45 N Take exit 39 toward US-18/Bluemound Rd/ Wisconsin Ave Keep left at the
fork to continue toward W Wisconsin Ave Turn left onto W Wisconsin Ave Turn right onto
N Mayfair Rd Turn right onto W Watertown Plank Rd Take the 1st right onto W
Innovation Dr - Destination will be on the right.

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