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Research
C. S. O'Brien Professorship 2009

 

The 44th Annual C. S. O'Brien Professorship
and
The 31st Annual Tulane Eye Alumni Day
June 12, 2009




7:45 a.m.        Registration/Continental breakfast

8:25 a.m.        Welcome address
                         Delmar R. Caldwell, MD

SESSION CHAIRED BY PETER R. KASTL, MD, PhD


8:30 a.m.    Prospective study on surgical factors influencing DSAEK outcomes
                     Kevin R. Kirchner, MD
                     Delmar R. Caldwell, MD

8:45 a.m.    Descemet's membrane detachment after canaloplasty: management and incidence
                     Arley G.  Jaramillo, MD
                     Ramesh S. Ayyala, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

9:00 a.m.    Surgical outcomes of Descemet's Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK) in patients with pre-existing glaucoma surgery
                     Stacey E. Gorovoy, MD
                     Delmar R. Caldwell, MD


SESSION CHAIRED BY RAMESH S. AYYALA, MD, FRCS


9:15 a.m.    Retrospective study of IOP outcomes in Ahmed™ valves placed by residents in the VA population
                   Michael J. Savetsky, MD
           
                   Ramesh S. Ayyala, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth


9:30 a.m.    Management of uveitic glaucoma with Ahmed™ valve implantation and intravitreal injection of Kenalog
                   Raquel Goldhardt, MD
                   Ramesh S. Ayyala, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

9:45 a.m.    Ex-PRESS™ miniature shunt removal: methods, outcomes, and analysis at a tertiary care center   
                  
Farhan A. Irshad, MD   
                       
                   Ramesh S. Ayyala, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth


10:00 a.m.  Variation of intraocular pressure during the 24-hour period
                   Sagar R. Patel, MD
                   Ramesh S. Ayyala, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth
    

SESSION CHAIRED BY MILES H. FRIEDLANDER, MD, FACS



10:15 a.m.    LASIK outcomes in known psychiatric patients
                     Shiva A. Nobar, MD
                     Peter R. Kastl, MD, PhD

10:30 a.m.    Evaluation of the corneal location of INTACS® after implantation in keratoconus patients using high resolution ultrasound
                     Carola B. Okogbaa, MD
                     Ramesh S. Ayyala, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth

10:45 a.m.    Characteristics of refractive surgery outcomes in VA patients
                     Augustus G. Stern, MD
                     Peter R. Kastl, MD, PhD


11:00 a.m.    BREAK


SESSION CHAIRED BY JOHN T. DELLACROCE, MD


11:15 a.m.    Needle gauge & IOP effect related to intravitreal injection wound stability
                     Michael S. Grossman, MD
                     John T. DellaCroce, MD

11:30 a.m.    Scotomas after surgical corrections of macular holes: post macular hole repair
                     visual field defect; retrospective chart review and prospective study        
                     Jeremy R. Valentine, MD
                     James G. Diamond, MD

11:45 a.m.    Comparing needle size and injection style to determine the best method
                     for intravitreal injections

                     Curt T. Young, MD
                     James G. Diamond, MD, FACS
                     John T. DellaCroce, MD


SESSION CHAIRED BY ROBERT A. GORDON, MD, FAAP

12:00 p.m.    ROP screening by Ret-Cam: A four-year experience
                    Jessica K. Laursen, MD
                     Robert A. Gordon, MD, FAAP

12:15 p.m.    The Manhattan project: A closer look                        
                       Joseph R. Rumage, MD


12:30 p.m.   Lunch


2:00 p.m.     VA Alexandria refractive surgery service update 2009
                      Candace C. Collins, MD


2:15 p.m.     A new refractive system
                     Gholam A. Peyman, MD

                     Effect of Cyclosporine A on post-LASIK corneal sensitivity

                     Gholam A. Peyman, MD


2:30 p.m.    Introduction of the 16th Annual James Allen Guest Lecturer/Outstanding Tulane Eye Alumna
                     Mandi D. Conway, MD, Clinical Professor
                     Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
                     Robert A. Gordon, MD, FAAP


2:35 p.m.    "What's a white dot and what's not!"
                     Mandi D. Conway, MD


3:05 p.m.    Introduction of the 44th C.S. O'Brien Professor
                     Charles B. Slonim, MD, FACS, Clinical Professor of
                     Ophthalmology, University of South Florida College of
                     Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology              
                     Florida College of Medicine        
                     Peter R. Kastl, MD, PhD


3:10 p.m.    Infantile capillary hemangioma: A novel treatment
                     Charles B. Slonim, MD, FACS

                     Upper face and orbit "degloving" dog bite injury
                     Charles B. Slonim, MD, FACS


5:00 p.m.    Awards Ceremony

 


FELLOWS
Augustus G. Stern, MD
Curt T. Young, MD

GRADUATING RESIDENTS
Raquel Goldhardt, MD
Carola B. Okogbaa, MD
Sagar R. Patel, MD

RESIDENTS
Stacey E. Gorovoy, MD
Michael S. Grossman, MD
Farhan A. Irshad, MD
Arley G. Jaramillo, MD   
Kevin R. Kirchner, MD
Jessica K. Laursen, MD
Shiva A. Nobar, MD
Michael J. Savetsky, MD
Jeremy R. Valentine, MD               









 

 

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