Ophthalmology Update 2021

Live Stream: December 3 - 4, 2021
Course# MOP22002

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Registration Fees

Physician $250.00
Nurses/Pharmacist/Advanced Health Professionals/ Residents/ Fellows $100.00

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received in writing before November 30, 2021 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]



Join us for the 2021 UCSF Ophthalmology Update. This course will feature local and internationally known experts in the areas of glaucoma, cataract, retina, uveitis, pediatric ophthalmology, oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery, neuro-ophthalmology and refractive surgery.

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This course will be offered as a live interactive virtual conference.  Login instructions along with the digital syllabus will be shared with attendees a week before the meeting.  Included in your registration fee is access to the course recordings on demand (available within a week after the conference) for any sessions that you miss, available for up to 30 days post-course.


Julie Schallhorn, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Stephen D. McLeod, MD
Theresa M. and Wayne M. Caygill, MD, Distinguished Professor and Chair, UCSF


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 14  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 category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and  AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.


Download 2021 Agenda

** All time indicated below are Pacific Standard Time **

Friday, December 3, 2021
 8:30 am (PT) Welcome  Dr. Stephen McLeod
RETINA - Moderator: Dr. Melissa Neuwelt
 8:35  1. When Should I Refer this Choroidal Lesion? Dr. Armin Afshar
 8:45  2. Update on The Port Delivery System Dr. Jay Stewart  
 8:55  3. Retina Therapies in Development Dr. Robert Bhisitkul
 9:05  4. My Patient Can't See at Night: What Should I Do Now? Dr. Jacque Duncan
 9:15  5. Peripheral Retinal OCT Dr. Frank Brodie
 9:25  6. Innovations in Retina: What's Next? Dr. Eugene de Juan, Jr.
 9:35  7. Sickle Cell Retinopathy: Past Lessons and Future Directions Dr. Adrienne Scott
 9:45 Panel Discussion Conference Faculty 
10:00 am (PT) Break  
GLAUCOMA - Moderator: Dr. Yvonne Ou
10:15  8. Glaucoma Screening Study Dr. Robert Stamper 
10:25  9. Teleophthalmology in the Era of COVID-19 Dr. Terri Pickering
10:35 10. Role of ERG in Visual Function Assessment Dr. Yvonne Ou 
10:45 11. New Medications and Delivery Options in Glaucoma Dr. Cathy Sun 
10:55 12. Treatment vs. Untreated Observation of the Glaucoma Suspect Dr. Kuldev Singh 
11:05 13. Health Disparities in Glaucoma: At Large and in Everyday Practice  Dr. Sriranjani Padmanabhan
11:15 14. Effusions, Myopic Surprises, and Plateau Iris, Oh My! Dr. Sy Moroi
11:25 15. MIGS for Advanced Glaucoma Dr. Joey Hsia
11:35 16. Tube Shunt Surgery in the New Era of Glaucoma Surgery Dr. Ying Han 
11:45 17. Connect the Dots...Implicit Bias and Health Care Disparities Dr. Sy Moroi
11:55 Panel Discussion Conference Faculty 
12:10 pm (PT) Lunch  
PEDS - Moderator: Dr. Alejandra de Alba Campomanes
 1:15 18. Handheld OCT as a Diagnostic Tool in ROP: Shifting the Paradigm Dr. Mimi Trager Cabrera
 1:30 19. Glaucoma Drainage Device Implantation in Children Dr. Julius Oatts 
 1:40 20. Complications and Near Misses in Pediatric Ophthalmology Dr. Mimi Trager Cabrera
 1:55 21. Surgical Management of Strabismus Secondary to Cranial Neuropathies Dr. Maanasa Indaram
 2:05  Panel Discussion Conference Faculty 
NEURO - Moderator: Dr. Nailyn Rasool
 2:15 22. Cortical Visual Syndromes Dr. Nailyn Rasool
 2:30 23. Temporal Arteritis Dr. Jonathan Trobe
 2:50 24. Intermittent Exotropia: What Happens after Covering Both Eyes? Dr. Jonathan Horton
 3:00 25. 3d, 4th, and 6th Nerve Palsy Dr. Jonathan Trobe
 3:15  Panel Discussion Conference Faculty 
 3:25 pm (PT) Break  
  3:40 Introduction of Dr. Michael Yoon   Dr. Robert Kersten
  3:42 26. Update on Orbital Inflammatory Syndromes  Dr. Michael Yoon
  4:07  Q&A Conference Faculty
  4:15 27. New Antibody Therapies for Thyroid Eye Disease  Dr. Stuart Seiff
  4:25 28. Rethinking the Pentagonal Wedge for Upper Eyelid Lesions  Dr. Bryan Winn
  4:35 29. Oculoplastic Surgery for the Anterior Segment Surgeon  Dr. Robert Kersten
  4:45 30. Approach to Scar Treatment  Dr. Seanna Grob
  4:55 31. MRI Prognostic Factors for Acute Invasive Fungal Rhino-Orbital Sinusitis  Dr. Reza Vagefi
  5:05 Panel Discussion Conference Faculty
  5:15 pm PT Adjourn  
Saturday, December 4, 2021
 8:00 am (PT) Welcome and Introduction of the Proctor Lecturer  
 8:05 - 8:35 32. Proctor Lecture: In Pursuit of the Elimination of Corneal Blindness Dr. Bennie Jeng 
CATARACT & REFRACTIVE SECTION - Moderator: Dr. David Chang 
Global Advances in Cataract Surgery - Updates from Innovators from around the World
Format: This rapid fire program will feature ten lectures of (8) minutes, followed by (4) minutes of live panel discussion.
 8:36  33. Capsulotomy Challenges Dr. Bruna Ventura (Brazil) 
 8:44 34. Cataract with Zonulopathy Dr. Ahmed Assaf (Egypt)
 8:52 Panel Discussion Drs. Soosan Jacob, Bruna Ventura, Ahmed Assaf, and Safwan Al Bayati
 9:00 35. IOL Scaffold Technique Dr. Soosan Jacob (India)
 9:08 36. Yamane IOL Scleral Fixation Dr. Safwan Al Bayati (Dubai)
 9:16 Panel Discussion Drs. Soosan Jacob, Bruna Ventura, Ahmed Assaf, and Safwan Al Bayati
 9:24 37. Innovations in Cataract Surgery Dr. Burkhard Dick (Germany)
 9:32 38. 2021 ASCRS Antibiotic Prophylaxis Survey Dr. David Chang (USA)
 9:40 Panel Discussion Drs. Stephen McLeod, Julie Schallhorn, and Madeline Yung
 9:48 39. Panoptix Trifocal IOL Results Dr. John Chang (Hong Kong)
 9:56 40. Synergy Trifocal IOL Results Dr. Bobby Ang (Philippines)
10:04 Panel Discussion Drs. Burkhard Dick, Joey Hsia, Damian Lake, and Daniel Badoza
10:12 41. IOLs for post-LASIK Patients Dr. Damian Lake (UK)
CATARACT & REFRACTIVE SECTION - Moderator: Dr. David Chang (continued)
10:20 42. Managing the Unhappy Multifocal IOL Patient Dr. Daniel Badoza (Argentina)
10:28 Panel Discussion Drs. Madeline Yung, Joey Hsia, Damian Lake, and Daniel Badoza
10:36 Introduction of the Chang Lecture Dr. David Chang
10:40 43. Chang Lecture: Intraocular Lens Selection: Which Optical Principle is Best? Dr. Graham Barrett (Australia)
11:05 am (PT) Break  
MEDICAL CORNEA - Moderator: Dr. Gerami Seitzman 
11:15 44. Regenerative Biomaterials to Enhance Corneal Wound Healing Dr. David Myung
11:30 45. Dermatology for Ophthalmology, Which Oral Macrolide is Best for Ocular Rosacea? Dr. Gerami Seitzman
11:38 46. Thygeson's Keratitis, Diagnosis and Management Dr. Jeremy Keenan
11:46 47. Anterior Uveitis: What's the Cornea got to Do with It? Dr. John Gonzales
11:54 48. Future Non-Surgical Treatments of Fuchs' Dystrophy Dr. Matilda Chan 
12:02 Panel Discussion Drs. Myung, Seitzman, Keenan, Gonzales, Chan
SURGICAL CORNEA - Moderator: Dr. Tyson Kim 
12:10 49. Corneal Neurotization Dr. Bennie Jeng 
12:20 50. What am I Doing Differently? Pars Plana Approach to Yamane IOL Implantation Dr. David Hwang
12:28 51. Corneal Transplantation Considerations for Patients with Uveitis Dr. Julie Schallhorn
12:36 52. Maximizing Success in High-risk Penetrating Keratoplasty Dr. Tyson Kim
12:44 53. Corneal Considerations for IOL Selections Dr. Neel Pasricha 
12:52 Panel Discussion Drs. Jeng, Hwang, Schallhorn, Kim, Pasricha)
 1:00 pm (PT) Lunch - (Cordes Members Business Meeting from 1:15-1:45pm. Separate Zoom link provided)  
PART 1: Getting More out of your Everyday Imaging 
2:00 54. Williams Lecture: Early Detection of Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity Dr. Ron Melles
2:20 55. Outcomes and Optimization of Telemedicine in Ophthalmology at Kaiser Permanente Northern California Dr. Jane Kim
2:27 56. Replacement Imaging for Gonioscopy Dr. Ying Han
2:34 57. Choriocapillaris Blood Flow on OCT in Degenerative Myopia Dr. Dan Schwartz
2:41 Panel Discussion / Q&A Conference Faculty 
PART 2: Leadership and Career Development
3:00 58. Kramer Lecture: The 9 Types of Leadership Dr. Beatrice Chestnut
3:30 59. Finding Joy in Medicine through Yoga Dr. Isabella Phan
3.37 60. Physician-Patient Communication: Pearls from the Ocular Oncology Front Lines Dr. Michael Seider
3:44 61. What Does Inclusion Mean Anyway? Dr. Alejandra de Alba Campomanes
3:51 62. Life-Long Learning, Habits and Practices of the Subspecialist Ophthalmologist Dr. Ying Qian
3:58 Panel Discussion / Q&A Conference Faculty 
4:15 pm (PT) Adjourn  



Exhibit Fee: $2,500.00
Email Contact for Exhibits [email protected]

Exhibit Description

The Office of CME will offer a virtual exhibit hall for this program. Each exhibitor is provided with their own web page to include up to (4) links. The exhibit hall is available to access for up to (30) days after the course.

Exhibitors Agreement (Virtual) (.docx)
Signed W-9 Form (.pdf)
Credit Card Authorization Form (.doc)
Virtual Exhibit Booth Info Form (.docx)