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ZEISS at AAO 2017

ZEISS at AAO 2017

Join us in New Orleans November 11 – 14, 2017 for the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017. ZEISS has an exciting program lined up for you to experience. Hear expert in-booth lectures, attend an evening symposia or visit our IOL Experience Theater.

Meet the Experts

Renowned experts and colleagues share first-hand experience from the ZEISS theater stage. All presentations will be held in ZEISS Booth 1919.

Refractive Expert Sessions

SMILES Around the World: International Perspectives on Implementation, Marketing and Outcomes

Moderator: Sri Ganesh, MD
Panelists: Jose Miguel Varas, MD; Arturo Ramirez-Miranda, MD; Rupal Shah, MD

Saturday, November 11

01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

SMILE Early Experiences: Critical Steps for the First 90 Days

Moderator: Shamik Bafna, MD
Panelists: Gregory Parkhurst, MD; Asim Piracha, MD; Luke Rebenitsch, MD;
Denise Visco, MD

Saturday, November 11

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Presbyopia – Correcting Options: Today’s Solutions to Achieve Outcomes

Moderator: Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
Panelists: Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD; Karolinne Rocha, MD; Ehsan Sadri, MD

Sunday, November 12

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Cataract Expert Sessions

Automated Alignment System Outcomes – Driven Value: Effort vs Expense

Moderator: Y. Ralph Chu
Panelists: Rich Davidson, MD; Larry Patterson, MD; Michael Patterson, MD 

Saturday, November 11

11:15 AM - 12:00 AM

Next Generation Biometry: Navigating Technologies, Techniques and Formulaes

Moderator: Ken Beckman, MD
Panelists: Preeya Gupta, MD; P. Dee Stephenson, MD; Denise Visco, MD;
Steven Vold, MD

Sunday, November 12

02:00 PM- 02:45 PM

Data Management Sessions

Veracity: Surgical Planning Transformed

Speakers: Warren E. Hill, MD; Kerry D. Solomon, MD

Saturday, November 11

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Practicing Smarter with Intelligent Software to Improve Surgical Outcomes and Practice Growth

Speakers: Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD; John A. Hovanesian, MD; John A. Vukich, MD

Monday, November 13

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Retina/Glaucoma Sessions

Advances in Glaucoma Diagnostics: Structure and Function 2018

Moderator: Steven Vold, MD

Panelists: Mildred Olivier, MD; Steven Vold, MD

Saturday, November 11

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Seeing is Believing: Diagnosing with Confidence with a Clear View into the Retina

Moderator: John Kitchens, MD

Panelists: Jorge Fortun, MD; Roger Goldberg, MD; Ted Leng, MD

Sunday, November 12

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Discover the Gentle Experience of Laser Vision Correction with the ZEISS VisuMax Laser

Hands-on Wet Lab

Gain hands-on experience with the ZEISS VisuMax® femtosecond laser for corneal flaps and ReLEx® SMILE while at AAO 2017. Visit ZEISS Booth 1919 to experience SMILE laser vision correction first-hand. Sign-up for one of the 30-minute time slots to test drive the VisuMax system yourself in a wet lab setting.  

Saturday - Monday

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM



09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

ZEISS Cataract Experience Theater

Hands-on Wet Lab

Perform every step of IOL implantation using the latest ZEISS technology in a wet lab setting.

Saturday - Monday

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM



09:00 AM - 01:00 PM


Destination Emmetropia - A Roadmap from the Experts

Cataract experts discuss pearls for biometry, formulae, complicated refractive cases and astigmatism treatment.

Moderator: David Chang, MD
Faculty: Robert Osher, MD; Inder Paul Singh, MD; Sonia Yoo, MD

Friday, November 10

05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

The Chicory

ZEISS 360° is by invitation only. Symposium attendees are invited to join ZEISS 360° immediately following the symposium.

Friday, November 10

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM

From the Front Line: What the Modern Refractive Surgeon Can Learn from the Military’s Use of Next Generation Technology

Moderator: Steve Schallhorn, MD
Faculty: Matthew Caldwell, MD; John Cason, MD; Bruce Rivers, MD; Mark Torres, MD  

Sunday, November 12

05:00 PM - 07:30 PM

New Orleans Board of Trade

A Deeper Dive into the Retina: Advances in Diagnostics and Patient Management

Faculty: Roger Goldberg, MD, MBA; Amir Kashani, MD, PhD; Alexsandra Rachitskaya, MD; Sunil Srivastava, MD

Sunday, November 12

05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

Aquarium of the Americas

More to Come

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This program is not affiliated with the official program of the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017

This event will be videotaped, photographed, and/or audiotaped. The videos, photographs, and/or audio recording may appear on the ZEISS website, proprietary apps, marketing materials in various print or digital formats, and/or social platforms.
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