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July 11, 2022

Language: Spanish

Retina

Moderators: J. Fernando Arévalo (USA), Mauricio Maia (Brazil)

Speakers: Maria Berrocal (Puerto Rico), Andres Lasave (Argentina), Andre Maia (Brazil), Virgilio Morales Canton (Mexico), Arturo Alezzandrini (Argentina), Juan D. Arias (Colombia)

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Diabetic Tractional Retinal Detachment

Speaker: Maria Berrocal, MD

Human amniotic membrane for the treatment of large and refractory macular holes

Speaker: Arturo Alezzandrini, MD PhD

Viscostreching with Intraoperative OCT for refractory macular hole

Speaker: Virgilio Morales, MD

Vitrectomy for Massive Subretinal Hemorrhage: Blood removal and RPE transplantation

Speaker: Andre Maia, MD PhD

PRGFm regenerative therapy in very large macular holes

Speaker: Juan David Arias, MD

En Bloc Perfluorodisection for RRD in a Young Patient

Speaker: Andres Lasave, MD

 

Moderators

J. Fernando Arevalo MD PhD (USA)

Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Professor of Ophthalmology
Wilmer Eye Institute & Chairman at Bayview Medical Center
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD, USA

 

Mauricio Maia MD PhD (Brazil)

Professor of Ophthalmology Federal University of São Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

Speakers

Maria Berrocal MD (Puerto Rico)

Berrocal Associates
University of Puerto Rico
San Juan, PR, USA

 

 

Andres Lasave MD (Argentina)

Retina and Vitreous Department
Clinica Privada de Ojos
Mar del Plata, Argentina

 

Andre Maia MD PhD (Brazil)

Retina Clinic
Program Coordinator of the Fellowship in Retina and Vitreous
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Virgilio Morales Canton MD (Mexico)

Retina Department
Asociacion para la Prevencion de la Ceguera
Mexico City, Mexico

 

Arturo Alezzandrini
MD PhD (Argentina)

Professor of Ophthalmology and Chairman of Oftalmos Institute
University of Buenos Aires

President Pan-American Retina and Vitreous Society  (SPRV)
Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Juan D. Arias MD (Colombia)

Director de Fellowship en Retina y Vitreo
Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga (UNAB)
Clínica Foscal Internacional
Bucaramanga, Colombia

August 1, 2022

Language: Spanish

Cataract

Moderator: Pablo Daponte (Argentina)

Speakers: Juan Sebastian Rivero (Argentina), Pablo Chiaradia (Argentina), Nicolas Fernandez Meijide (Argentina), Pablo L. Daponte (Argentina)

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DMEK, también es un procedimiento faco Refractivo

Speaker: Dr. Juan Sebastian Rivero

Pseudoafaquia en el paciente con injerto de córnea

Speaker: Dr. Pablo Chiaradia

Cirugía de catarata en patología corneal

Speaker: Dr. Nicolas Fernandez Meijide

Faco sin endotelio; validez tiene la Microscopía Especular

Speaker: Dr. Pablo Daponte

 

Moderator

Pablo Daponte (Argentina)

Centro Integral de Salud Visual Daponte

Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Speakers

 

Juan Sebastian Rivero (Argentina)

 Oftalmo Medicina Ocular

Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

 

 

Pablo Chiaradia, MD (Argentina)

 Jefe de la División Oftalmología

Hospital de Clinicas, Facultad de Medicina

Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA)

Buenos Aires, Argentina 

 

Nicolas Fernandez Meijide, MD (Argentina)

 Jefe de la Sección Córnea y Refractiva

Servicio de Oftalmología

Hospital Italiano Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina

September 5, 2022

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Oncology

Moderators/Speakers: Miguel Burnier Jr. MD PhD (Canada); Carol Karp MD (USA); Rubens N. Belfort MD PhD (Brazil)

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Ocular oncology surgery for the ophthalmologist (Cirurgia oncológica ocular para o oftalmologista)

Speaker: Rubens N. Belfort

Strategies for successful removal of a conjunctival tumor

Speaker: Carol Karp

The role of Traditional, Optical and Liquid biopsies in the diagnosis and prognosis of ocular tumors.

Speaker: Miguel Burnier

 

Moderators / Speakers

Miguel Burnier Jr. MD PhD FRCSC FARVO (Canada)

Director, Training & Development, RI-MUHC
The Thomas Hecht Family Chair in Ophthalmology (1995-2012)
Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology, Oncology, Medicine, Surgery
Director, The MUHC-McGill University Ocular Pathology & Translational Research Laboratory
Director, The Melanoma Program, MUHC
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

 

Rubens N. Belfort MD PhD (Brazil)

PhD in ophthalmology, UNIFESP
Coordinator of the Ocular Oncology Center
São Paulo, Brazil

 

Carol L. Karp MD (USA)

Professor of Ophthalmology
Richard K. Forster Chair in Ophthalmology
Dr. Ronald & Alicia Lepke Endowed Professorship in Cornea and Ocular Surface Diseases
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida USA

 

 

October 10, 2022

Language: English

Glaucoma

Moderator: James C. Tsai MD MBA (USA)

Speakers: Tak Yee Tania Tai MD (USA), James C. Tsai MD MBA (USA), Kateki Vinod MD (USA)

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Welcome/Introduction

Speaker: James C. Tsai MD MBA

Trabeculectomy Technique/Releasable Suture

Speaker: James C. Tsai MD MBA

Surgical Complications of Tube Shunt Surgery

Speaker: Kateki Vinod MD

MIGS Technique/Complications

Speaker: Tak Yee Tania Tai MD

Q&A Panel Session

Speaker: Drs. Tai, Tsai, and Vinod

 

Moderator & Speaker

James C. Tsai MD MBA (USA)

President, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Chair and Delafield-Rodgers Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

 

Speakers

Tak Yee Tania Tai MD (USA)

Vice Chair for Clinical Operations
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Kateki Vinod MD (USA)

Director, Glaucoma Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

 

November 7, 2022

Language: English

Pediatric Retina

Moderator: R.V. Paul Chan MD (USA)

Speakers: R.V. Paul Chan, MD, MSc, MBA, FACS (USA), Audina (Nina) Berrocal MD (USA), Aaron Nagiel MD PhD (USA), and Maria Ana Martinez-Castellanos MD (Mexico), Dhariana Acon MD (Costa Rica), Vaidehi Dedania (USA)

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Surgical considerations for managing the pediatric vitreous

Speaker: Audina Berrocal, MD

Fundamentals of Pediatric Retina Surgery

Speaker: Vaidehi Dedania, MD

Endoscopic Vitrectomy for Pediatric Retina Surgery

Speaker: Aaron Nagiel, MD

Surgical Case Presentations and Discussion

Moderator: RV Paul Chan
Panelists:
– Dhariana Acon
– Audina Berrocal
– Vaidehi Dedania
– Maria Ana Martínez Castellanos
– Aaron Nagiel 

Moderator

R.V. Paul Chan MD (USA)
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
The John H. Panton, MD Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Pediatric Retina and ROP Service
Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
University of Illinois at Chicago
Secretary for Global Alliances, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Secretary, English Language Region, Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology

 

Speakers

 

Audina-Berrocal

Audina (Nina) Berrocal MD
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Medical Director of Pediatric Retina and Retinopathy of Prematurity
Vitreoretinal Fellowship Director
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA

 

Aaron Nagiel MD PhD

Attending Physician
Investigator, Ophthalmology Research and Neuroscience Research
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California
Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

 

Maria Ana Martinez-Castellanos MD

Pediatric Retinologist @ Association to Prevent Blindness in Mexico (APEC Mexico)
Medicine: Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEMex)
Ophthalmology Residency: Hospital Central Militar at the University of the Army and Air Force
Vitreoretinal Subspecialty: APEC (Mexico City, Mexico)

 

Dhariana Acon MD (Costa Rica)

Vitreo Retinal Surgical Fellowship at Association to Prevent Blindness in Mexico, UNAM

Pediatric Retina Fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami

 

Vaidehi Dedania MD (USA)

Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Program Director, Retina Fellowship Program

December 5, 2022

Language: Spanish

Cornea

Moderator: Paulo E.C. Dantas MD (Brazil)

Speakers: Luis Izquierdo Villavicencio Jr.  MD (Peru), José A. Gegúndez Fernández MD PhD (Spain), Ruben D. Berrospi MD (Colombia), Paulo E.C. Dantas MD PhD (Brazil)

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Fluido de interfase en DMEK
Manejo refractivo post LASIK

Luis Izquierdo Villavicencio Jr. MD

Femto-Faco-Autoqueratoplastia lamelar anterior rotacional en catarata con leucoma corneal centra

José A. Gegúndez Fernández MD PhD

DMEK en situaciones complicadas: Serie de casos

Ruben D. Berrospi MD

DWEK/DSO: Cuando, quien y como

Paulo E.C. Dantas MD PhD

 

Moderator & Speaker

Paulo E.C. Dantas MD (Brazil)

São Paulo, Brazil

  • Clinical and Surgical Corneal and External Disease
  • Oftalmologistas Associados de São Paulo and Hospital Oftalmológico de Sorocaba
  • PAAO President, 2022-2025
  • Editor-in-Chief, The PAJO (Pan-American Journal of Ophthalmology)

 

 

Speakers

 

Luis Izquierdo Villavicencio Jr. MD (Peru)
Lima, Peru

 

 

 

José A. Gegúndez Fernández MD PhD (Spain)

Madrid, España

  • Profesor Asociado de Oftalmología de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Director de la Unidad de Córnea y Trasplantes del Hospital La Luz
  • Oftalmólogo perteneciente a la Unidad de Superficie e Inflamación Ocular del Hospital Clínico San Carlos. Madrid
  • Especialista en córnea y superficie ocular, cirugía de catarata y de reconstrucción del segmento anterior, y uveítis e inflamación ocular
  • Vicesecretario de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología
  • Director de publicaciones de la Sociedad Oftalmológica de Madrid

 

Ruben D. Berrospi MD (Colombia)

Bucaramanga, Colombia

  • Oftalmólogo Especialista en Cirugía Refractiva, Córnea y Catarata
  • Jefe del Departamento de Oftalmología de la FOSCAL, Colombia
  • Director Médico del Centro Oftalmológico Virgilio Galvis, Colombia
  • Coordinador del Programa de Especialización en Oftalmología, UNAB

 

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