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Friday, January 10, 2020

6:00 PM – 8:00 PMNETWORKING RECEPTION 

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Session I: OPENING AND MELLES LECTUREModerator: Dr. KooFaculty:
7:15 AMREGISTRATION, CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND VISIT EXHIBITS 
7:55 AMCourse Director’s Welcoming RemarksEllen Koo, M.D.
8:00 AMRemarks by Past and Future DirectorsSadeer Hannush, M.D. and Anthony Aldave, M.D.
8:10 AMIntroduction to Melles LectureEllen Koo, M.D.
8:12 AMMELLES LECTURE: The Evolving Understanding of Fuchs Dystrophy and Treatment OptionsMarianne Price, Ph.D.
Session II: GENETICS and BASIC RESEARCHModerators: Drs. Aldave and JunFaculty:
8:32 AMSession IntroductionShigeru Kinoshita, M.D., Ph.D.
8:34 AMPatient-specific iPSC-derived CE: Genetics of FCD and the Potential for TransplantationJohn Gottsch, M.D.
8:42 AMThe Future of Treatment for Fuchs Dystrophy: Molecular and Cell-Based TherapiesAnthony Aldave, M.D.
8:50 AMGene Editing for Fuchs Corneal DystrophyAlbert Jun, M.D., Ph.D.
8:58 AMThe Mechanism of Action of Rho Kinase on Endothelial Cells in Fuchs DystrophyFredrich Kruse, M.D.
9:06 AMPresent Status of Corneal Endothelial Cell Injection TherapyShigeru Kinoshita, M.D., Ph.D.
9:14 AMEx Vivo Expansion of Endothelial CellsAlfonso Sabater, M.D., Ph.D.
9:22 AMEndothelial Reconstitution with Magnetized CellsWilliam Culbertson, M.D.
9:30 AMStochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy (STORM) Findings of DMEK Donor Graft With Temperature ChangesEllen Koo, M.D.
9:38 AMPanel DiscussionDrs. Culbertson, Gottsch, Kinoshita, Koo, Kruse and Sabater
9:53 AMREFRESHMENT BREAK AND VISIT EXHIBITS 
Session III: SURGICAL TECHNIQUEModerators: Drs. Gorovoy and Straiko
Faculty:
10:23 AMSession IntroductionGerrit Melles, M.D.
10:25 AMThe Toolbox for the DMEK Surgeon: Special Unfolding Techniques for Special Situations.Fredrich Kruse, M.D.
10:33 AMDMEK: Trials and TribulationsSadeer Hannush, M.D.
10:41 AMDSAEK: Challenging CasesKendall Donaldson, M.D.
10:49 AMDMEK: Trifold TechniqueAllen Eghrari, M.D.
10:57 AMGuttae: Do They Affect VisionFrancis Price, M.D.
11:05 AMDescemet’s Stripping Only: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?Kathryn Colby, M.D., Ph.D.
11:35 AMDescemet’s Stripping Only: Myths and RealityMark Gorovoy, M.D.
11:21 AMRipasudil Enhanced DMEK – Early Clinical OutcomesMichael Straiko, M.D.
11:29 AMIOL Calculations in Combined Phacoemulsification/DSO/DMEKUla Jurkunas, M.D.
11:37 AMUse of Rho Kinase Inhibitors and DSO in the Treatment of FuchsMarian Macsai, M.D.
11:45 AMPanel DiscussionDrs. Colby, Donaldson, Eghrari, Hannush, Jurkunas, Kruse, Macsai, Melles and F. Price
12:00 PMLUNCH AND VISIT EXHIBITS 
Session IV: TILLETT LECTUREModerator: Dr. KooFaculty:
1:00 PMIntroduction to Tillett LectureEllen Koo, M.D.
1:02 PMTillett Lecture: Reclassifying Fuchs for Regenerative and Cellular Therapy
Jod Mehta, M.D.
Session V: CLINICAL UPDATES AND RESEARCHModerators: Drs. Hannush and O’Brien
Faculty:
1:32 PMSession IntroductionKeith Baratz, M.D.
1:34 PMFactors for DSAEK Outcomes in the Cornea Preservation Time Study: Lessons LearnedJonathan Lass, M.D.
1:42 PMTomographic Analysis of Fuchs DystrophySanjay Patel, M.D.
1:50 PMClinical Markers of Early Rejection in DMEKGerrit Melles, M.D.
1:58 PMPreloaded Donor for DMEK: Long-Term Results in a Large SeriesMark Terry, M.D.
2:06 PMOutcomes of Using Preloaded vs. Non-Preloaded DMEKUla Jurkunas, M.D.
2:14 PMPre-Descemet’s Endothelial Keratoplasty: Science and SurgeryHarminder Dua, M.D.
2:22 PMUpdate on DMEK and Bowman Layer TransplantationGerrit Melles, M.D.
2:30 PMInfections in Endothelial Keratoplasty: Strategies for Prevention and ManagementElmer Tu, M.D.
2:38 PMPanel DiscussionDrs. Baratz, Dua, Jurkunas, Lass, Melles, Patel, Terry and Tu
53 PMREFRESHMENT BREAK AND VISIT EXHIBITS 
Session VI: THE “NEXT LEVEL”Moderators: Drs. Jurkunas and Straiko
Faculty:
3:23 PMSession IntroductionMark Terry, M.D.
3:25 PMEndothelial Keratoplasty and Imparting Knowledge to Learner Surgeons: Experiences From an Academic CenterTerrence O’Brien, M.D.
3:33 PM

Update on Ultra-Thin and Nano-Thin DSEK

Sonia Yoo, M.D.
3:41 PMDescemet’s Membrane Detachment: What We Did Not KnowHarminder Dua, M.D.
3:49 PMCataract Surgery in Fuchs DystrophyEllen Koo, M.D.
3:57 PMThe Dark Side of DMEK: Common Complications and How to Avoid ThemMark Terry, M.D.
4:05 PMInterface Keratitis After Endothelial KeratoplastyCarol Karp, M.D.
4:13 PMTransplantation of De-Cellularized Descemet MembraneJod Mehta, M.D.
4:21 PMArtificial Intelligence and Fuchs DystrophyDimitri Azar, M.D.
4:29 PMDemocratization of DMEK-Why It Matters and How We Should Go About This: A US Survey ResultEllen Koo, M.D.
4:37 PMPanel DiscussionDrs. Azar, Dua, Karp, Koo, Mehta, O’Brien, Terry and Yoo
4:52 PMConcluding RemarksEllen Koo, M.D.
4:54 PMINVITATION TO FUCHS VIIIAnthony Aldave, M.D.
5:00 PMADJOURNMENT