OMP Schedule Friday


7:15am – 8:00am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00am – 9:00am

Session I “Amblyopia and Strabismus”

Sebastian Troia, M.D.

This presentation will help with identification of
Amblyopia in a non-Strabismus patient. Attendees will learn
how Torticollis is evaluated and receive necessary information
needed to make appropriate diagnoses and referral for early
treatment of the variety of pediatric eye disorders.

8:00am – 9:00am

Session II “Update on Medical and Surgical – Retina”

Josh Priluck, M.D. All Levels

This course will review retinal diseases and conditions along with describing the pathophysiology of retinal diseases. Review of new treatment and surgical procedures for retinal diseases and conditions will be covered in the lecture.

9:00am – 10:00am

Session I “Celebrity Ophthalmology”

~ Donald Sauberan, MD

This course will describe the common causes of visually-impaired people who have been successful despite their visual impairment. Discussion of pathophysiology of such disorders such as retinoblastoma, infantile glaucoma, ROP, keratoconus, and others. The accomplishments of the people discussed will be used to highlight the accomplishments that can be achieved despite visual impairments.

9:00am – 10:00am

Session II “Ophthalmic Manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis”

Shannon Lynch, MD

This lecture will discuss ophthalmic manifestations of multiple sclerosis including typical and atypical features of optic neuritis requiring further workup and treatment options. Recognize other manifestations of MS including nystagmus, internuclear ophthalmoplegia, uveitis and others.

10:00am – 10:15am

Break/Visit Exhibits

10:15am – 11:15am

Session I “Telephone Triage an What to do with that Walk-In Patient”

Matt Appenzeller, MD

This course will help the attendees distinguish the difference between routine, urgent and emergent. Describe what process to follow when triaging the phone patient vs. the patient in your office. You will recognize the importance of proper triaging to avoid patient injury.

10:15am – 11:15am

Session II “My Challenges of Medical Mission Programs in the Last 16 Years; What Have I Learned”

Donny Suh, M.D.

This course will present obstacles of medical mission programs including performing surgeries in different countries. Discuss how to complete the task using various tools in substitute and overcome difficulties and obstacles in various challenging situations

11:15pm – 12:15pm

Session I “The Artist and Eye Disease”

Matthew Wood, MD

Review Artist throughout history who suffered from an eye disease and how the progression of the disease affected their work and the world. Discuss how visual artists with an eye disease have adapted to their disability and how it portrayed through their medium and work. This lecturer will discuss the perspectives among artists with and without low vision. Right, wrong, or just different?

11:15pm – 12:15pm

Session II “Optic Nerve Head Anomalies – What Do All the Weird Things Mean?”

Richard Legge, MD

Discussion of normal vs. abnormal appearance of the optic nerve head. This presenter will describe the common anomalies seen in the optic nerve head including malformation, disease and trauma related.  Methods used to diagnose and treat the symptoms or disease will be explained.

11:15am – 12:15pm

“Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Management of Scleritis”

Quan Nguyen, M.D. All Levels

This presentation will distinguish the various types of scleritis as well as describe the suitable evaluation process of patients with scleritis. Attendees will recognize the importance of proper therapies, including immunodulatory therapy.

12:15pm – 1:00pm

Lunch Break

1:00pm – 2:00pm

“Ocular Effects of Systemic Medications”

John Peters, M.D.

This lecture will review the anatomy of the eye and the areas affected by systemic medications.  A review of different systemic medications which are known to cause mild to severe adverse side effects on the eye will be discussed. Attendees will learn to recognize potential side effects of systemic medications on the eye.

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Session I “Optic Nerve Complications”

Sachin Kedar, M.D.

This course will discuss Optic Nerve disease processes which can lead to diplopia. We will review the clinical features that differentiate monocular and binocular diplopia. Clinical techniques used in evaluation of diplopia will be explained.

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Session II “Computer Vision Syndrome in Today’s World”

Tracy Adams, Director of Education Services – Walman Optical

This course outlines the drastic changes in the way we use our eyes today, and the underlying medical conditions that may play a role in our eyes from computer usage.  Learn how prescriptions are manipulated to alleviate visual stress for patients with variations of both prismatic concepts as well as dynamic powers in prescriptions that allow for manipulations in order for the patient to see.

3:00pm – 3:15pm


3:15pm – 4:15pm

Session I “Update on Ocular Manifestations of Diabetes”

David Ingvoldstad, M.D.

Discuss the prevalence of diabetes in the world today and recognize the signs and symptoms of diabetes in the eye.  Treatment of diabetic ocular complications will be reviewed.

3:15pm – 4:15pm

Session II “Prism-Simplifying what it Does and How it Works”

Tracy Adams, Director of Education Services – Walman Optical

Prism is one of the toughest concepts to understand when learning basic optics. This course will train you on practical use of prism, neutralizing prism and reading prism in manual lensometers. Having a thorough understanding of prism is necessary to understand prescriptions, trouble shoot patient’s visions when they are having issues seeing out of their glasses, or things just look plain strange.  You will learn how to calculate prism and determine whether or not your patient is in need of a slab-off prism.

4:15pm – 5:15pm

Session I “Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease”

Patty Terp, M.D.

Synopsis: This presentation will describe various systemic diseases and how they manifest themselves with Ophthalmic findings. Review of testing used in the clinic to diagnose these adverse reactions.

4:15pm – 5:15pm

Session II “The Science of Blue Light”

Tracy Adams, Director of Education Services – Walman Optical

This session will help attendees understand the disease process that leads to diplopia. Clinical features that differentiate monocular and binocular diplopia will be discussed as well as a review of clinical techniques used in the evaluation of diplopia.


September 23-24, 2016