Washington, D.C.

Join us in D.C. for a great opportunity to network with friends and colleagues during this educational symposia.

Lens Based Astigmatism: Increasing Patient Adoption & Surgical Outcomes in Toric IOL Patients

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


Washington, DC

Monday, April 16, 2018

City/State/Country: Washington, DC USA
Venue: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room Location: Ballroom C (3rd Floor)
Registration and breakfast: 6:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Program: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Rosa Braga-Mele, MD

Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
Douglas D. Koch, MD
George O. Waring IV, MD


Preliminary Program

6:30 AM     Welcome & Review of Pre-Registrant Survey Data, Opening ARS – Richard L. Lindstrom, MD

6:35 AM     3 Keys to Preparing for Toric IOL Success – Kendall E. Donaldson, MD
                  – Determining the most accurate diagnostic information for Toric IOL Calculations
Ocular surface disease diagnosis and treatment
Alignment of preop and intraoperative axis

6:45 AM     Determining the impact of residual error in Toric IOL patients and developing a game plan – George O. Waring IV, MD
                  – How residual rotational error, spherical error and cylinder error impacts the Toric IOL patient
                  – How specific levels of error effect visual quality at variable levels in different patients
                  – Making residual cylinder and spherical error management decisions

6:55 AM     Panel Discussion – Rosa Braga-Mele, MD

7:00 AM     Upping your game: Astigmatism correction with multifocal IOLs – Douglas D. Koch, MD
                  – Key astigmatism strategies that differ when managing presbyopia IOL patients versus monofocal IOL patients

7:15 AM     Case Discussion and Panel Review – Rosa Braga-Mele, MD and Richard Lindstrom, MD

7:25 AM     Final ARS Questions and Concluding Remarks

7:30 AM     Conclude