(subject to change)

7:00 am to 7:30 am

Registration | Visit Exhibit Booths (not accepted for CME) 

7:35 am to 7:45 am

Marshall W. Stafford, MD, President – Welcome and Announcements 

7:45 am to 8:15 am

Emily Chew, MD - Diabetic Retinopathy and Fenofibrate

8:15 am to 8:45 am

Uday Devgan, MD, FACS – Techniques for Tough Cataracts

8:45 am to 9:30 am 

Emily Chew, MD – Age-Related Macular Degeneration:  Updates from the Age-Related Eye Diseases Studies (AREDS & AREDS2)  

9:30 am to 9:50 am

Break and Visit with Exhibitors (not accepted for CME)

9:50 am to 10:20 am

Chris Albanis, MD – The 4 W's of Co-investing

10:20 am to 10:30 am

Kenneth Cheng, MD – Legislative Update

10:30 am to 11:00 am

José-Alain-Sahel, MD – Optogenetics for Vision Restoration: How and When?

11:00 am to 11:15 am

Break and Visit with Exhibitors – (not accepted for CME)

11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Uday Devgan, MD, FACS – Thorpe Lecture  Challenging Cataract Cases

12:00 pm to 12:05 pm

Presentation of Thorpe Scroll to Dr. Devgan by Dr. Stafford

12:05 pm to 12:55 pm

Lunch and Visit with Exhibitors (not accepted for CME)

12:55 pm to 1:40 pm

Steven Sarkisian, Jr., MD – Saving Vision by Taking Charge: Sustained

Release and Compounded Glaucoma Medications

1:40 pm to 1:55 pm

1:55 pm to 2:10 pm

Uday Devgan, MD, FACS  – Traumatic Cataract Resident Surgery  

Steven Sarkisian, Jr., MD - Ocular Albinism:  No Pigment, Mo' Problems

2:10 pm to 2:25 pm

Break and Visit with Exhibitors (not accepted for CME)

2:25 pm to 2:55 pm

Steven Sarkisian, Jr., MD – Is the Trabeculectomy Dead?  

2:55 pm to 3:45 pm

Chris Albanis, MD – Risk Management: Lessons Learned from Cataract Surgery Cases

OMIC insureds who attend this lecture will receive a 5% discount on their premium, applied upon renewal. Insureds who are also a member of a society with which OMIC has an educational alliance may be able to earn an additional 5% discount.

3:45 pm to 4:15 pm

Uday Devgan, MD, FACS – The Future of Cataract Surgery

4:15 pm

Marshall W. Stafford, MD – Conclusion

Society Mission

To act as the voice of ophthalmologic medicine in the Pittsburgh area, to serve as patient advocate in promoting preventive eye care, quality medical and surgical care and rehabilitative services for individuals with ophthalmologic diseases and to advance the knowledge, science and practice of ophthalmology, to assist in the improvement of the quality of ophthalmologic medicine and training therein, and to promote integrity in the practice of ophthalmic medicine.


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