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ZEISS at ASCRS 2019

ZEISS at ASCRS 2019

Join us in San Diego May 4-6, 2019 for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Visit us at Booth 2621 and learn about the latest advancements in eye care. We have an exciting program lined up for you to experience. Hear expert in-booth lectures, participate in our wet labs and register for our educational symposia.

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Events organized by ZEISS

Focusing on the latest technologies and trends

Meet the Experts
Renowned experts and colleagues share first-hand experiences with ZEISS technologies at the booth.

Spotlights
ZEISS has a collection of top surgeons sharing their first-hand experience with the newest products from ZEISS.

Hands-on Labs
Explore our cataract and refractive solutions hands-on in our labs in the booth.

User Meeting and Symposia
Join us for engaging sessions with our panel of faculty as they share their experiences with innovative new technologies.

Special Events
Join us in San Diego for two exciting events led by top surgeons and innovators in ophthalmology. 
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Someday is coming

ZEISS Booth 2621

Every surgeon has their own "wish for someday." A new technique or advanced device that will transform how they operate and bring more certainty. Thought leaders and ophthalmic specialists from around the world have collaborated with ZEISS engineers to develop the next generation of visualization. Created with surgeons, for surgeons. Someday is today. Visit us at ASCRS 2019 in San Diego for the unveiling of a new era in ophthalmic visualization from ZEISS.

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Meet the Experts

In-booth panel discussions

Renowned experts share their first-hand experiences with the latest technology live from the ZEISS theater stage. Ask your questions during the interactive lectures and find out more about the latest developments in eye care. All presentations will be held at ZEISS Booth 2621.

Intraoperative Technology for Enhanced Cataract and Cornea Surgery

Moderator
Brandon Ayres, MD

Panelistes
Jeff Goshe, MD
Kerry Solomon, MD
Elizabeth Yeu, MD
Sonia Yoo, MD

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Surgical Workflow and Accuracy from Beginning to End

Moderator
Richard Davidson, MD

Panelists
Rosa Braga Mele, MD
Preeya Gupta, MD
Inder Paul Singh, MD
Rolando Toyos, MD

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
 

Refractive Surgery: My Practice and Patient Approach

Moderators
D. Rex Hamilton, MD
Bill Wiley, MD

Panelists
Dan Z. Reinstein, MD
Kevin Niksarli, MD
Gregory Parkhurst, MD

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

 

A Look into SMILE Outcomes, Cases and Pearls

Moderator
John Doane, MD

Panelists
Jon Dishler, MD
Bryan Monson, MD
Denise Visco, MD, MBA
Bennett Walton, MD

Date and time
Sunday, May 5
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

OCT for the Anterior Segment Surgeon

Moderator
Sumitra Khandelwal, MD

Panelists
Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
Jonathan Solomon, MD
Craig See, MD

Date and time
Sunday, May 5
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

The Power Hour

The Women of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Join us and leading experts in cataract and refractive surgery for an engaging, peer-to-peer discussion around complex cases and the evolving needs of the modern cataract and refractive patient.

During this one-hour program, our panel of experts will review complex cases and address the changing landscape of cataract and refractive surgery. They will explore advancements in technology and how that technology is helping the surgeon meet their needs as well as the needs of the practice and today's patient.

Moderator
Lisa Nijm, MD, JD

Panelists
Preeya Gupta, MD
Bonnie Henderson, MD
Susan MacDonald, MD
Sonia Yoo, MD

Date and time
Sunday, May 5
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Spotlights

Pre-operative Evaluation with CIRRUS™ OCT: The Role of Epithelial Thickness Mapping

Speaker
Jonathan Solomon, MD

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

A New Era in Ophthalmic Visualization – Retina Surgery

Speaker
Shunji Kusaka, MD

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

The Future of Ultra-widefield Imaging – CLARUS®

Speaker
Jesse Jung, MD

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

A SMILE® Testimonial Story and Book Signing

Speakers
Wyche T. Coleman, III, MD
Dan Z. Reinstein, MD

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

A New Era in Ophthalmic Visualization – Glaucoma Surgery

Speaker
Ingeborg Stalmans, MD

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

CIRRUS Epithelial Thickness Mapping for the Refractive Surgeon

Speaker
Jon Dishler, MD

Date and time
Sunday, May 5
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

A New Era in Ophthalmic Visualization – Cataract Surgery

Speaker
Kerry Solomon, MD

Date and time
Sunday, May 5
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

The Future of Ultra-widefield Imaging: CLARUS

Speaker
Kevin Langton

Date and time
Sunday, May 5
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

A New Era in Ophthalmic Visualization – Retina Surgery

Speaker
Peter Stalmans, MD

Date and time
Sunday, May 5
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

U.S. SMILE Astigmatism and Expanded Parameters Post FDA Approval, Status and Insights

Speaker
D. Rex Hamilton, MD

Date and time
Sunday, May 5
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Minimize Time, Maximize Information with HFA3 SITA Faster 24-2C

Speaker
Eric Larson

Date and time
Monday, May 6
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

VERACITY™ Surgical: Reclaiming Your Time

Moderator
Kerry Solomon, MD

Panelists
Brandon Ayres, MD
Yuri McKee, MD
Joseph Parisi, MD

Date and time
Monday, May 6
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Celebrating 2 Million Treated Eyes with SMILE

Speaker
Paul Rousseau

Date and time
Monday, May 6
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Hands-on Labs

Explore our cataract and refractive solutions hands-on at the ZEISS booth.

Pre-registration for the VisuMax Wet Lab and the miLOOP Dry Lab is closed. Visit ZEISS Booth 2621 to reserve your time slot.

Cataract Experience Theater

Hands-on Wet Lab

Experience innovation and precision first hand. Perform every step of IOL implantation using the latest ZEISS technology in a wet lab setting.

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday, May 5
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Monday, May 6
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location
Booth 2621

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

Hands-on Wet Lab

Sign-up for a 30-minute time slot and gain hands-on experience with the VisuMax® laser from ZEISS for SMILE® and LASIK flaps while at ASCRS 2019.

Date and time
Saturday, May 4 – Monday, May 6
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location
Booth 2621

ZEISS miLOOP Lens Fragmentation Device

Hands-on Dry Lab

Try the new miLOOP® Lens Fragmentation Device from ZEISS at a dry lab session during ASCRS 2019. Each 50-minute session includes a 25-minute didactic presentation along with 25 minutes of hands-on dry lab working with the ZEISS miLOOP.

Note: After attending the dry lab, attendees will not be considered certified with the ZEISS miLOOP Lens Fragmentation Device. Surgeons are certified only after performing 10 ZEISS miLOOP surgeries with a Certified ZEISS miLOOP trainer and receiving a Certificate of Training from ZEISS.

User Meeting and Symposia

Join us for an engaging session with our panel of faculty as they share their experiences with innovative technologies.

ZEISS Refractive User Meeting

Moderators
Jon Dishler, MD
John Doane, MD

Panelists
Y. Ralph Chu, MD
Sri Ganesh, MD
D. Rex Hamilton, MD

Presenters
Shamik Bafna, MD
John Cason, MD
Kathryn Hatch, MD
Bryan Monson, MD
Kevin Niksarli, MD
Luke Rebenitsch, MD
Bill Wiley, MD

Saturday, May 4
Marriott Marquis | Pacific Ballroom 23
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Program

Next Level Visual Outcomes: Technologies and Techniques to Meet Cataract Patients' Growing Expectations

Moderators
Eric Donnenfeld, MD
Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Faculty
Professor Graham Barrett
Daniel Chang, MD
David Chang, MD
Edward Holland, MD

Saturday, May 4
San Diego Convention Center | Ballroom 20D
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Registration and Lunch
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Program

Driving Outcomes and Surgical Confidence for Today's Refractive Surgery Patient

Moderators
Vance Thompson, MD
Sonia Yoo, MD

Faculty
Y. Ralph Chu, MD
William (BJ) Dupps, MD
Bruce Rivers, MD
Steven Schallhorn, MD

Sunday, May 5
San Diego Convention Center | Ballroom 20D
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Registration and Lunch
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Program

Special Events

ZEISS Innovations

Kick off ASCRS with ZEISS at the Kimpton Solamar Hotel

We’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing and the iconic images captured by ZEISS camera lenses that mark the monumental achievement. Join us for cocktails and conversation around the drive for innovation.

Welcome
Jim Mazzo, Global President Ophthalmic Devices

Moderator
Robert H. Osher, MD

Panelists
Audrey R. Talley Rostov, MD
Jonathan Solomon, MD

Date and time
Friday, May 3

Location
Kimpton Solamar Hotel | Rooftop
435 6th Avenue at J Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Discover Ophthalmic Technology Designed to Inspire

Join us for an evening of education, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Learn how the latest technological innovations from ZEISS can help you and your practice go further than you ever thought possible.

Speakers
Y. Ralph Chu, MD
D. Rex Hamilton, MD
John Hovanesian, MD
Jesse Jung, MD
Sumitra Khandelwal, MD
Steven Vold, MD
William Trattler, MD
Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Date and time
Saturday, May 4
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Location
Fleet Science Center
Heikoff Giant Dome Theater
1875 El Prado | San Diego, CA 92101

More to Come

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