Program

Program Schedule
6:30 – 7 p.m. Part 1: Pre-Operative Evaluation
  Opening remarks
  Pre-op evaluation: identify true astigmatism versus other causes of astigmatism such as dry eye disease; discuss the importance of diagnostics in dry eye disease in refractive cataract surgery
  Case presentation and small group discussion
  Section wrap up – review of key takeaway points
7:30 – 8 p.m. Part 2: Intraoperative Techniques
  Operative technique options for astigmatism management
  Case presentations and small group discussion
  Section wrap up – review of key takeaway points
8 – 8:30 p.m. Part 3: Post-Operative Management
  Post-operative management, including post-operative surprise results, the impact of ocular surface disease in the post-operative patient, and medication regimen
  Case presentations and small group discussion
  Section wrap up – review of key takeaway points
8:30 – 8:45 p.m. Part 4: Patient Counseling
  Case presentations on counseling patients regarding options
  Final wrap up – review of key take away points
  Conclude