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The Astigmatism & Presbyopia Forum: Addressing the Unique Needs of the Astigmatic Presbyope

Supported by educational grants from Bausch + Lomb, Carl Zeiss Meditec, and Johnson & Johnson Vision.



Saturday, October 27, 2018

City/State/Country: Chicago, IL USA
Venue: Hilton Chicago
Room Location: International North Ballroom - 2nd Fl
Registration and reception: 17:30 - 17:45
Program: 17:45 - 19:45

John A. Vukich, MD

Daniel H. Chang, MD
Nicole R. Fram, MD
Douglas D. Koch, MD
Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD
Vance Thompson, MD

Preliminary Program


5:45 PM   Welcome, Opening ARS, Review of ASCRS Clinical Survey Data, Goals of Program – John A. Vukich, MD

Part I: Developing the Tools and Techniques to Best Address the Patient

5:50 PM   Lens-Based Technologies for the Treatment of Presbyopia – Nicole R. Fram, MD

6:00 PM   Refractive Targets for Presbyopia Correction Patients – Daniel H. Chang, MD

Part II: New Pearls for Astigmatic Patients

6:10 PM   10 Keys for Success with Toric Monofocal and Toric Presbyopia IOL Patients – Douglas D. Koch, MD

6:35 PM   Panel Discussion

Part III: Making Difficulty Decisions on How to Address these Patients

6:45 PM   Navigating the Astigmatism Gray Area: How to Manage the -1 D Astigmatic Patient – Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD

6:55 PM   Case Presentation & Discussion: Matching Treatment Options to Patients' Clinical and Lifestyle Requirements – Faculty

7:15 PM   Panel Discussion

Part IV: Assessing Outcomes

7:25 PM   Correlating Subjective Outcomes with Objective Findings – Vance Thompson, MD

7:35 PM   Panel Discussion

7:45 PM   Conclude