UCSF Glaucoma Update 2022

July 22 - 23, 2022
Silverado Resort and Conference Center
Napa, CA

Register Today!

Friday - Saturday
July 22 - 23, 2022
Course #MOP23001

Silverado Resort and Conference Center
1600 Atlas Peak Rd.
Napa CA 94558
(707) 257-0200

Registration Fees

Early Bird Ends- 6/15/22
Physicians $495
Advanced Health Practitioners $395
Industry Attendee $500

Regular Fee Begins- 6/16/22
Physicians $545
Advanced Health Practitioners $445
Industry Attendee $550

On Site Begins 7/21/22    
Physicians $595
Advanced Health Practitioners $495
Industry Attendee $600

Online registration will close at 11:59pm Wednesday July 20th.  After that point you can register onsite as a walk-in.

Cancellations received in writing before July 20, 2022 will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date. Please email your requests to [email protected]


The Glaucoma Update is intended to assist practicing general ophthalmologists improve their ability to treat glaucoma by providing clinical and evidence-based updates in an intimate setting conducive to learning.  Saturday afternoon will feature an optional MIGS wetlab where attendees will practice hands-on skills with the latest  equipment and expert guidance from the faculty.


The course presents topics based on physician-identified need for practice-based knowledge and application of the most recent advances in ophthalmology and in the management and treatment of glaucoma.

An attendee completing this course will be able to:

  • Incorporate new techniques and treatment strategies in the management of glaucoma;
  • Incorporate best available evidence and recent clinical research to improve patient assessment and treatment approaches;
  • Improve clinical confidence through application of recent advances in ophthalmology;
  • Assess and implement new minimally-invasive surgical techniques into both glaucoma and general practice;
  • Improve consultations with colleagues and patients regarding future and controversial developments in glaucoma care;
  • Enhance the accuracy of clinical examination by implementing methods for successfully obtaining accurate intraocular pressures in glaucoma patients.

Covid Guidelines

This conference will follow UCSF, city, state, and federal health and safety guidelines for meeting in person.  By registering for the in-person conference attendees agree to adhere to these guidelines.  We will provide information on any requirements in advance of the conference.

SF Proof of Vaccination Requirement


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants:
AAPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  for organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Course Outline

Friday, July 22, 2022
7:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast  
7:50 AM Introduction and Course Overview  
Session 1:  Cataracts, Glaucoma, and MIGS, Oh My!
8:00 Perioperative Considerations for MIGS and Complex Cataracts Leon Herndon, MD
8:20 Premium IOLs in Glaucoma: Dogma vs Data Joey Hsia, MD
8:40 The Agony and the -otomy Sriranjani Padmanabhan, MD
9:00 When the Angle Implant Goes Rogue  Joey Hsia, MD
9:20 Postoperative MIGS Challenges Leon Herndon, MD
9:40 MIGS in Kids James D. Brandt, MD
10:00 Questions & Answers       
10:05 Break  
Session 2: Show Me the Evidence 
10:25 Glaucoma Clinical Trials – A Deeper Look Pradeep Ramulu, MD, PhD
10:45 SLT Update Terri Pickering, MD
11:05 SLT as Primary Therapy – COAST Trial James D. Brandt, MD
11:15 OHTS After 20 Years James D. Brandt, MD 
11:35 Questions & Answers       
11:45 AM Lunch (on your own)  
Session 3: Advances in Diagnostic Imaging and Tools
1:15 PM Light It: OCT-A Robert Stamper, MD
1:35 Function It: HVF Update with Newer Testing Strategies Pradeep Ramulu, MD, PhD 
1:55 Slice It: Anterior Segment OCT Ying Han, MD, PhD
2:15 Automatize It: Telemedicine and AI Catherine Sun, MD
2:35 Questions & Answers       
2:45 Break  
Session 4: Stump the Experts
3:15 Bring your Cases and Join our Faculty in Interactive Case Discussions  
4:30 PM Adjourn  
Saturday, July 23, 2022
7:30 AM Continental Breakfast  
Session 5: Tried, True, New Concepts in Glaucoma Management 
8:00 The Continuing Role of Traditional Glaucoma Surgery in the Era of MIGS Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH
8:20 Managing the Difficult Tube  Ying Han, MD, PhD
8:40 Subconjunctival MIGS: New Devices and Remixed Techniques Leon Herndon, MD
9:00 If You Can Take the Heat: Cyclophotocoagulation  Catherine Sun, MD
9:20 Questions & Answers       
9:30 Break  
Session 6: How Do I Answer this Patient Question?
10:00 “Do I need treatment if I’m just a suspect?”   Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH
10:20 “How does glaucoma affect my daily function? Will exercise help on glaucoma control?”  Pradeep Ramulu, MD, PhD
10:40 “I’m unhappy with my care.” Robert Stamper, MD
11:00 “My eyes are painful and dry.  How can you help me?” Sunita Radhakrishnan, MD
11:20 “My pressures are normal. Do I really have to take these drops forever?” Sriranjani Padmanabhan, MD
11:40 “What can I do on my own to treat my glaucoma?” Terri Pickering, MD
12:00 PM "My tests are abnormal. Do I really have glaucoma?" Sunita Radhakrishnan, MD
12:20 Questions & Answers       
12:30 PM Lunch (on your own)  
Session 7: Hands-On Wet Lab
1:30 Practice Equipment Skills and Techniques with Expert Guidance  
3:30 PM Course Adjourns  

Course Chairs

Ying Han, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Glaucoma Division, Co-Director
Glaucoma Fellowship Director
University of California, San Francisco

Sriranjani Padmanabhan, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco
Associate Medical Director of Glaucoma Service,
Zuckerberg San Francisco
General Hospital and Trauma Center


(University of California, San Francisco unless indicated)

James D. Brandt, MD
Daryl & Opal Geweke Endowed Chair in Glaucoma
Professor & Vice-Chair for International Programs & New Technology
Director, Glaucoma Service
University of California, Davis

Leon Herndon, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Chief, Glaucoma Ophthalmology
Duke University, Durham, NC

Joey Hsia, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, UCSF
Diablo Eye Associates, Berkeley, CA

Terri Pickering, MD
Glaucoma Center of San Francisco
Clinical Instructor, California Pacific Medical Center
Department of Ophthalmology
San Francisco, CA

Sunita Radhakrishnan, MD
Co-director of Research, Glaucoma Research and Education Group
Glaucoma Specialist, Glaucoma Center of San Francisco, CA

Pradeep Ramulu, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of Glaucoma, Wilmer Eye Institute
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH
Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of the Glaucoma Service
Stanford University, CA

Catherine Sun, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco

Robert Stamper, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco


Travel & Lodging

Silverado Resort and Conference Center
1600 Atlas Peak Rd.
Napa CA 94558

Hotel Phone: (707) 257-0200
Reservations: (800) 532-0500

Rates: $309 - Resort Guestroom
+ $30 Resort Fee/night

Cutoff Date: June 21, 2022

Contact [email protected] if you need a hotel reservation at the Silverado Hotel

Napa CA

The silverado resort and spa is your gateway to the enchanting allures of Napa Valley. Tucked into the rolling hills of California's world-famous Wine Country, the resort combines state-of-the-art business facilities with endless recreational possibilities.

A block of guestrooms has been reserved at the special UCSF conference rate of $309/night plus a $30 per night resort fee and applicable occupancy tax. You are urged to make your reservations early.  The special rate is available through June 21, 2022, or until the group room block is filled. After this date, rooms will be provided on a space-available basis only.

You may make hotel reservations on-line here

If you prefer, you can phone the Silverado at 800-532-0500 and identify yourself as a member of this UCSF conference to receive the special rate.

By staying at the host hotel, you help UCSF meet its contractual obligations and keep registration fees reasonable. Please take this into consideration when making your accommodation decisions.

Air Transportation 

UNITED AIRLINES UCSF has negotiated special fares with United Airlines for our course attendees.  You may use the following tour code to book on your own: united - www.united.com/meetingtravel • Offer Code: ZK47190520


Exhibit opportunities are available for this meeting.  Please contact [email protected] for more information