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Interventional Glaucoma Congress

October 3-5, 2019

Westin Times Square, NYC

 

A think tank for the most progressive glaucoma specialists.

Join us October 3–5, 2019 for an invitation-only, think tank-style meeting to exchange ideas on innovations and advanced practices for improved patient care, curated by Drs. Ike Ahmed, Rick Lewis, and Arsham Sheybani.

All 50 physicians to participate in the program.

Brought to you by Bryn Mawr Communications and Glaucoma Today.

For questions, contact David Cox at dcox@bmctoday.com

WESTIN TIMES SQUARE
270 W. 43RD STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10036

 

Registration

By Invitation Only

Agenda

 

The IGC program is designed to identify and bridge gaps in the understanding and management of glaucoma. As a think tank-style program in which all physician attendees are active participants, the IGC will foster the exchange of ideas about a new era of glaucoma care.

 

Thursday Oct. 3

4:00–6:00 PM | Check-In

6:00–8:00 PM | Opening Reception


Friday Oct. 4

7:00–8:00 AM | Breakfast

8:00–9:35 AM | The Mindset

  • IGC Objectives: Bridging the Gap

  • What Is Interventional Glaucoma? | Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD, FRCSC

  • Neuroprotection and Regeneration | Jeffrey Goldberg, MD

  • Machine Learning and AI | Lama Al-Aswad, MD, MPH

  • Registry Data: How Will It Change the Future? | Verana Health

  • The Visionaries | Joseph Panarelli, MD; Paul Harasymowycz, MD; Jeff Liebmann; and Yvonne Ou, MD

9:45–10:05 AM | Break & Exhibits

10:05–11:45 AM | Drug Therapy & Delivery

  • Drug Delivery Targets: Principles, Goals, Challenges | Rick Lewis, MD

  • Reviewing the Approaches

    • Punctal Plugs

    • Eye Drop Alternatives | Sean Ianchulev, MD, MPH

    • Intracameral Delivery | Mike Robinson, MD

    • Implantable Pharmaceutical Devices | L. Jay Katz, MD

    • Pars Plana Delivery | Casey C. Kopczynski, PhD

  • From Drops to Injections: Changing the Hearts & Minds of Clinicians | Jason Bacharach, MD

  • Where the Drug Meets the Eye

11:45 AM–12:45 PM | Lunch Symposium, Sponsored by Allergan

12:45–2:30 PM | Bringing IG to Patients

  • Glaucoma Therapy in the Age of Patient-Reported Outcomes | Manjool Shah, MD

  • What Is Optimal First-Line Therapy? | Brian Francis, MD

  • Imaging the Outflow System | Lauren Blieden, MD

  • IOP Beyond the Office | Ian Conner, MD

  • The Future of Surgical Visualization | Georges Durr, MD

  • Moving MIGS to the Office From the OR | Sebastien Gagne, MD

  • How IG Will Change My Practice | Steve Sarkisian, MD; Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD; George Tanaka, MD; and Alena Reznik, MD

  • Defining and Redefining Glaucoma | Devesh Varma, MD; Jeffrey Liebmann, MD; and Husam Ansari, MD

2:30–3:00 PM | Break & Exhibits

3:00–4:30 PM | Current Questions & Future Directions

  • Industry’s Role in IG | Platinum & Gold IGC Sponsors

  • Deficiencies in Clinical Trials | George Reiss, MD

  • Challenges of Reimbursing Disruptive Technologies | Jacob Brubaker, MD; and Mark Gallardo, MD

  • Combining Drug Delivery and Surgery: How Would It Change Your Practice? | I. Paul Singh, MD

5:30 PM–7:30 PM | Evening Reception


Saturday Oct. 5

8:00–9:00 AM | Breakfast

9:00–10:35 AM | The Procedures

  • The MIGS Landscape | Arsham Sheybani, MD

  • The Ideal Candidate for Each Pathway | Mahmoud Khaimi, MD; Jonathan Myers, MD; and Steven D. Vold, MD

  • How Big Is the Standalone MIGS Market? | Nathan Radcliffe, MD

  • Out of the Box: New Approaches to Old Treatments | Reay Brown, MD; Won Kim, MD; Jeffrey Kammer. MD; Patrick Riedel, MD; and Vanessa Vera, MD

  • Perspectives From Basic Science (Surgical) | Ian Pitha, MD

  • Interactive Case Presentations: What Would You Do? | John Lind, MD; Craig Chaya, MD; and H. George Tanaka, MD

10:35–11:15 AM | Challenges in Surgical Care

  • Managing Postoperative Fibrosis | Anup Khatana, MD

  • Don’t Forget the Cornea | Leonard Seibold, MD

  • Panel: Device Wish Lists | Ian Pitha, MD; Peter Chang, MD; Jeffrey Kammer, MD; and Manjool Shah, MD

11:20 AM–12:30 PM | The Path Forward

  • Where IG May Fail | Robert Noecker, MD

  • Open-Floor Discussion

  • Closing Remarks & Next Steps for IGC

*Updated September 2019 | Subject to Change

Program Chairs

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IQBAL IKE K. AHMED, MD, FRCSC

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RICHARD LEWIS, MD

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ARSHAM SHEYBANI, MD

FACULTY

Lama Al-Aswad, MD, MPH

Husam Ansari, MD, PhD

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Jason
Bacharach, MD

SAHAR
BEDROOD, MD, PHD

LAUREN
BLIEDEN, MD

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REAY BROWN, MD

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Jacob
Brubaker, MD

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PETER CHANG, MD

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CRAIG CHAYA, MD

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IAN
CONNER, MD, PHD

Georges
Durr, MD, FRCSC

Sébastien
Gagné, MD

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MARK
GALLARDO, MD

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JEFFREY GOLDBERG,
MD, PHD

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Michael Goldstein, MD

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Paul Harasymowycz, MD

Sean Ianchulev, MD, MPH

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JEFFREY
KAMMER, MD

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L. Jay Katz, MD

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Mahmoud
Khaimi, MD

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ANUP KHATANA, MD

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Won I. Kim, MD

Casey C. 
Kopczynski, PhD

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JEFFREY
LIEBMANN, MD

JOHN LIND, MD

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Jonathan 
Myers, MD

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ROBERT
NOECKER, MD

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Yvonne Ou, MD

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JOSEPH
PANARELLI, MD

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IAN PITHA, MD, PHD

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Nathan Radcliffe, MD

George Reiss, MD

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Alena Reznik, MD

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Patrick J.
Riedel, MD

Michael R. 
Robinson, MD

Sarwat
Salim, MD, FACS

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STEVEN
SARKISIAN JR, MD

Joel S.
Schuman, MD

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LEO SEIBOLD, MD

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MANJOOL SHAH, MD

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INDER PAUL
SINGH, MD

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H. George
Tanaka, MD

Devesh Varma, MD

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Vanessa Vera, MD

Steven D.
Vold, MD

 

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