Los Angeles 2017

May 5-10, 2017

The Future of LVC: Clinical & Practice Management Considerations

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Los Angeles

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Will SMILE Reinvigorate the Market?

City/State/Country: Los Angeles, CA USA
Venue: JW Marriott - Platinum Ballroom D-J
Room Location: Platinum Ballroom D-J
Registration and lunch: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Program: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


John F. Doane, MD
D. Rex Hamilton, MD
Edward E. Manche, MD
Vance Thompson, MD

John A. Vukich, MD

Preliminary Program

12:00 PM    Overview of Current LVC Landscape: Where Are Our Wins, Losses, and Missed Opportunities?
                    – John A. Vukich, MD

12:05 PM    Clinical Confidence: What Do We Need to Achieve with Today’s Patient? – John F. Doane, MD

12:13 PM    Corneal Biomechanics & Dry Eye Considerations for Next Generation LVC – Edward E. Manche, MD

12:21 PM    Panel Discussion & ARS
                   The Role of LASIK and SMILE In My Practice: How Do Both Procedures Help Me Achieve Clinical
                   Objectives? – John A. Vukich, MD

12:31 PM    Patient Satisfaction: My Methodology For Over-Achieving – D. Rex Hamilton, MD

12:39 PM    Surgical Success by Engaging the Patient: “Dock” Talk and Expectation Management
                   – Vance Thompson, MD

12:47 PM    Final Panel Discussion & ARS
                   Pearls for Success: How Do I Adapt My Patient Conversations with SMILE vs. LASIK?
                   – John A. Vukich, MD

1:00 PM     Conclude