Annual Gifford-Truhlsen Conference: Current Concepts in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences – Handouts

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Handouts noted in red are available for download until August 12, 2021. No part of the materials may be reproduced without prior written permission. 

Agenda and Symposium Information

Friday, June 11

Properties of Synaptic Release From Rods That Promote Detection of Single Photons
Cassandra Hays, PhD

Contributions of Pupil Dilation Deficits to Altered Dark-Adapted Electroretinogram in DBA/2J Mice
Elizabeth Bierlein

Calcium Sensors Controlling Synaptic Transmission in Rods and Cones
Christopher Mesnard

Femtosecond Laser-Induced Retina Damage Thresholds in Pig Eyes
Lake Larson

Genetic and Epigenetic Control of Photoreceptor Development: Implications for Designing Therapies of Retinal Diseases
Anand Swaroop, PhD

Glaucoma’s Effects on Retinal Ganglion Cell Synaptic Signaling to the Brain
Matthew Van Hook, PhD

Visual Search Performance in Glaucoma
Tyler Van Zuiden

Masquerade Syndromes
Puhkarj Rishi, MD

Intraocular Tumors: Accomplishments and a Look Into the Future
Carol L. Shields, MD

Complex Eyelid Reconstruction Following Cancer Removal
Rao Chundury, MD

Chemotherapy Related Visual Dysfunction in Mice
David Anderson, PhD

Long Term Outcomes in the Treatment of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): What We Know and What We Don’t
Top Five Findings From the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research (DRCR) Retina Network Trials in Diabetic Retinopathy
Daniel Martin, MD

Lessons Learned from COVID-19: Vision Health Systems
Steven M. Couch, MD; Bennie H. Jeng, MD; Ronald R. Krueger, MD; Daniel Martin, MD; Randall J. Olson, MD; Carol L. Shields, MD; Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD; Anand Swaroop, PhD; and Geunyoung Yoon, PhD

Implantation of Lenses Without Capsule: Improvisation at Its Finest or Worst
Martin Worrall, MD

Update on Clinical Trials in Noninfectious Uveitis: State-of-the-Art and Novel Therapies
Steven Yeh, MD

Inflammatory Deposits on Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in Ocular Syphilis
Chris Conrady, MD, PhD

Anti-VEGF (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) and Beyond: Past, Present, and Future Treatment of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD

Saturday, June 12

Exposure Keratopathy in Patients on Mechanical Ventilation
Vinicius Silbiger De Stefano, MD, PhD

Ocular Injury in the Setting of Orbital Wall Fracture
William Wagner, MD

Flipped Exam Room for Cataract Consultations
Colby Argo, MD

Engineered Prdx6 with Protective Mutant Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Carriers for Cataract Therapy and Other Blinding Diseases in General
Bhavana Chhunchha, PhD

• The Evolution of Keratoplasty: A Complete Paradigm Change in the Last Quarter Century
• New Innovations in the Management of Neurotrophic Keratopathy
Bennie H. Jeng, MD

Effects of a Proprietary De-Novo Intraocular-Pressure (IOP) Lowering Compound (ID-65-CW69) on Aqueous Humor Dynamics in Monkeys
Shan Fan, MD

Aqueous Humor Dynamics and Ocular Biometrics in Teenagers and How They Differ From Older Relatives
Carol Toris, PhD

Episcleral Venous Pressure Epidemiology and Its Role in Clinical Practice
Meghal Gagrani, MD

Current Options for Surgical Glaucoma Treatment: Tips and Pearls
Shane Havens, MD

Advances in Corneal Neurotization
Steven M. Couch, MD

Job Contracts: More Than Meets the Eye
Daniel Agraz, MD

Improving Technician Confidence and Efficiency
Santi Karnam, MD and Brent Deibert, MD

Methods and Metrics for Mapping Out Risk of Post-Lasik Ectasia
Ronald R. Krueger, MD

Personalized Wavefront-Guided Vision Correction and Corneal Biomechanics
Geunyoung Yoon, PhD

Literature Analysis of Evidence Base, Complications, Success Rates and Surgical Dosing of Rectus Muscle Resection Surgery for Strabismus Due to Graves’ Ophthalmopathy
Troy Suwondo and Richard H. Legge, MD

Sports-Related Eye Injury and Retinal Findings Explained Through Finite Element Model
Donny W. Suh, MD, FAAP, MBA, FACS

Recent Updates in Myopia Control
Samiksha Fouzdar Jain, MD

Role of Anterior Segment Imaging in the Management of Pediatric Corneal Disorders
Paul Rychwalski, MD

Lessons Learned
Randall J. Olson, MD


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