Washington, D.C.

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

Phaco Fundamentals: Principles & Pearls for Standard and Complex Cases

Supported by educational grants from Bausch + Lomb and Johnson and Johnson Vision. Additional grants pending.


Washington, DC

Sunday, April 15, 2018

City/State/Country: Washington, DC USA
Venue: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room Location: Hall C (Lower Level)
Registration: 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Program: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

David F. Chang, MD (Clinical professor, University of California, San Francisco)
Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD (Associate Professor, University of California, Irvine)

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD (Assistant Professor, Baylor)
Surendra Basti, MD (Professor, Northwestern)
Lisa Park, MD (Associate Professor, Columbia)

Preliminary Program

8:30 AM     Welcome & Introduction – David F. Chang, MD

Part 1: Phacodynamic Basics & Essential Principles

8:37 AM     Peristaltic vs. Venturi Pumps & When to adjust Vacuum or Flow – Zaina AlMohtaseb, MD

8:43 AM     Understanding Post-Occlusion Surge: How can I prevent it? – Surendra Basti, MD

8:49 AM     Ultrasound Power Modulation – What should I use? – Lisa Park, MD

Part 2: Why & How I Optimize Settings for Dense Cataracts

8:55 AM     Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD

9:03 AM     Surendra Basti, MD

9:11 AM     Lisa Park, MD

9:19 AM     Panel Discussion – David F. Chang, MD & Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD

Part 3: Complex Case Phacodynamics: What’s your Game Plan? (Video & Panel Discussion)

9:25 AM     Video Case Discussion

9:55 AM     Final Panel Discussion & Final ARS – David F. Chang, MD & Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD

10:00 AM   Conclude