Annual Meeting

The Optometric Glaucoma Society 16th Annual Scientific Meeting (2017)

Date: October 9-11, 2017

Location:
Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60603

Schedule

Monday, October 9, 2017
4:00 – 5:00 PM Executive Committee Meeting
5:00 – 6:00 PM General Business Meeting (for all members)
6:00 – 9:00 PM Opening Reception

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
7:20 – 7:50 AM Breakfast (opportunity to visit vendor exhibits)
7:50 AM Welcome from Michael Chaglasian, OGS President

Session 1: Early Diagnostic Characteristics and Progression Indicators in Glaucoma and Lessons from “Big Data”
8:00 – 8:15: Jack Phu (OGS Ezell fellow): Spatial Summation in Visual Field Testing for Glaucoma: Clinical Implications
8:15 – 8:20: Discussion and questions
8:20 – 8:50: Lyne Racette: Early Detection of Glaucoma Progression Using a Novel Individualized Approach
8:50 –9:00: Discussion and questions
9:00 – 9:50: David Friedman (President’s Lecture): Big Glaucoma Clinical Trials and their Key Lessons
9:50 – 10:00: Discussion and questions
10:00 – 10:30: Morning Break (opportunity to visit vendor exhibits)

Session 2: Intracranial Pressure, ICP Control and Glaucoma
10:30 – 11:00: John Berdahl: Intracranial Pressure in Glaucoma
11:00 – 11:10: Discussion and questions
11:10 – 11:50: Brian Samuels: CNS Control of Intraocular and Intracranial Pressure
11:50 – 12:00: Discussion and questions
Noon – 1:00: LUNCH (opportunity to visit vendor exhibits)

Session 3: The Ocular Surface in Glaucoma and Implications for Glaucoma Surgery
1:00 – 1:45: Robert Fechtner (OGS Honoree Lecture): Ocular Surface Disease and Topical Glaucoma Therapy
1:45 – 2:00: Discussion and questions
2:00 – 2:45: John Berdahl: Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
2:45 – 3:00: Discussion and questions
3:00 – 3:30: Afternoon Break (opportunity to visit vendor exhibits)

Session 4: The Influences of Glaucoma on Quality of Life
3:30 – 4:10: Konrad Pesudovs: Quality of Life Issues for Glaucoma Patients
4:10 – 4:20: Discussion and questions
4:20-4:40: Robert Fechtner: Glaucoma in developing countries
4:40 – 5:00: David Friedman: Home Monitoring of Intraocular Pressure
5:00 – 5:10: Discussion and questions

Session 5: New Perspectives in Glaucoma Diagnosis, Glaucoma Surgery, Glaucoma’s Influence on Patients’ Quality of Life
5:10 – 6:00: Panel discussion with all speakers
6:30 – 9:30: Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 OGS/AAO Joint Symposium
8:00-8:25 AM: John Berdahl: Intracranial Pressure in Glaucoma
8:25-8:30 AM: Discussion and questions
8:30-8:55 AM: Robert Fechtner: Ocular Surface Disease and Glaucoma Therapy
8:55-9:00 AM: Discussion and questions
9:00-9:25 AM: David Friedman: Big Glaucoma Clinical Trials and their Key Lessons
9:25-9:30 AM: Discussion and questions
9:30-9:50 AM: Panel Discussion

 

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