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Lumenis at American Society of Retinal Surgeons

  • Marriott Marquis San Francisco, California (map)

Schedule (subject to change)

Tuesday, August 9

Uveitis Controversies by the Bay1:00-2:15 PM

The Scleral Buckle: New Light on the Lost Workhorse of Retinal
Detachment Surgery1:00-3:00 PM

Combined Phacovitrectomy in the Era of MIVS and COMICS1:00-3:00 PM

Advanced Macular Surgery—“Tell It Like It Is…”1:00-2:15 PM

Newer Advances in Vitreo-Retinal Surgeries: Tools and Techniques2:30-3:45 PM

Secondary IOL Implantation and Fixation for Retina Specialists—
Review of Techniques, Pros and Cons, Tips and Tricks3:15-5:15 PM

Pneumatic Retinopexy: All you Need to Know and Beyond3:15-4:30 PM

Uveitis for the Retina Specialist: What Do I Do Now?3:15-5:15 PM

Challenge the Masters Course4:00-5:15 PM

Welcome Reception7:00-10:00 PM

Wednesday, August 10

Welcome - Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD7:45-7:50 AM

Awards Ceremony7:50-9:05 AM

Practice Management Symposium9:05-9:25 AM

Break9:25-10:05 AM

AMD Neovascular I Symposium10:05-11:05 AM

AMD Neovascular Expert Panel11:05-11:40 AM

General Lunch and YPS Lunch11:40-12:55 PM

Macular Surgery Symposium12:55-1:35 AM

Macular Surgery - Rapid Fire Papers1:35-1:55 AM

Macular Surgery Expert Panel1:55-2:30 PM

Break2:30-3:10 PM

Pediatric Symposium3:10-3:40 PM

Pediatric Rapid Fire Papers3:40-4:00 PM

Medical Case Conference4:00-5:00 PM

Surgical Case Conference5:00-6:00 PM

Thursday, August 11

Imaging, Digital, Angiography Symposium8:00-8:50 AM

Imaging Expert Panel8:50-9:25 AM

Break9:25-10:05 AM

Retinal Vascular Symposium10:05-10:55 AM

Retinal Vascular Symposium - Rapid Fire Papers10:55-11:15 AM

Diabetic Retinopathy 1 Symposium11:15-11:45 AM

Lunch/ WinR Luncheon11:45-1:00 PM

Diabetic Retinopathy 2 Symposium1:00-2:45 PM

Diabetic Retinopathy Expert Panel2:45-3:10 PM

Break3:10-3:50 PM

OCT Angiography in Clinical Practice3:50-5:05 PM

ASRS Research and Therapeutics (ReST)
Committee Symposium: Clinical Trials “Unplugged”:
Real, Practical Questions and Answers

3:50-5:05 PM

Friday, August 12

AMD Neovascular 2 Symposium8:00-9:20 AM

Ocular Oncology Symposium9:20-9:50 AM

Break9:50-10:30 AM

Ocular Oncology Rapid Fire Papers10:30-11:05 AM

AMD Nonneovascular Symposium11:05-11:25 AM

AMD Nonneovascular Expert Panel11:25-11:50 AM

Lunch11:50-1:15 PM

Surgical Techniques & Maneuvers Symposium1:15-3:05 PM

Break3:05-3:45 PM

RETINAWS: When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going,
Challenging Cases in Vitreoretinal Surgery3:45-5:00 PM

Pediatric Vitreoretinal Surgical Techniques: An Interactive
Video Panel3:45-5:00 PM

Saturday, August 13

Instrumentation & Devices Symposium8:00-8:30 AM

Instrumentation & Devices Rapid Fire Papers8:30-8:45 AM

Instrumentation & Devices Expert Panel8:45-9:20 AM

Break9:20-10:00 AM

Diabetic Retinopathy 3 Symposium10:00-10:30 AM

Pharmacology Symposium10:30-11:10 AM

Retinal Detachment Symposium11:10-11:35 AM

Late Breaking Papers11:35-12:05 PM

Lunch12:05-1:20 PM

Business Meeting - ASRS Members Only1:20-1:40 PM

PAT Survey Presentation1:40-1:45 PM

Global Trends in Retina1:45-2:00 PM

Vitreoretinal Surgical Techniques (How Do I Do It). 
Video panel

2:00-3:15 PM

Hands-On Introduction to Argus II Retinal
Prosthesis Implantation2:00-3:15 PM

Advances in the Treatment of Blinding Retinal Disease:
Clinical Perspectives on Gene, Stem Cell, Cell-Based,
Rescue Therapies and Drug Delivery2:00-3:15 PM

Break3:15-3:45 PM

Retinal Genetics and Gene Therapy: Diagnosis, Clinical
Management, and Genetic Intervention for Inherited Retinal
Disease3:45-5:00 PM

Duke Vitreoretinal Surgical Rounds3:45-5:00 PM

Understanding the Business Side of Practicing
Medicine: Coding, Finances and Medical-Legal Issues3:45-5:00 PM

Gala Dinner and Umbo Lounge                                         6:30-11:30 PM


Sunday, August 14 

Inflammatory & Infectious Diseases 1 Symposium8:00-9:25 AM

Break9:25-9:45 AM

Inflammatory & Infectious Diseases 2 Symposium9:45-11:15 AM

Hereditary Retinal Disease & Genetics Symposium11:15-11:45 AM


The American Society of Retina Specialists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Retina Specialists designates this live activity for a maximum
of 33 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.