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2019 Scientific Program 

This is a preliminary program and subject to change.

Friday, September 13

 9:00 am-5:00 pm   Registration Open 

 11:45 am-12:00 pm  Welcome & Opening Remarks
 Howard Palte, MBChB, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
 12:00-12:30 pm  Glaucoma: A two pressure disease versus only increased intraocular pressure? 
 John Berdahl, MD, Vance Thompson Vision
 12:30-1:00 pm   Pediatric & Adult Eye Trauma: Management considerations

 Jeff Doyle, MD, PhD, MHS, MA (Oxon), Wilmer Eye Institute

 1:00-1:30 pm   Mission trips to Tanzania
 Robert Langston, CRNA, John Moran Eye Center
 1:30-2:00 pm   Anesthesia Management in Neonates and Preemies
 Sujantha Ravichandran, DA, DNB,  Sankara Nethralaya 
 2:00-2:15 pm   Coffee Break 
 Exhibit & Poster Hall 
 2:15-2:45 pm   Education in Ophthalmic Anesthesia: Are we doing enough?
 Steven Gayer, MD, MBA, University of Miami
 2:45-3:30 pm   Patient Positioning in Eye Surgery
 
Tom Eke, MA (Cantab), MD, FRCOphth, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals 
 3:30-4:00 pm   The Practice of Mock Code in the Free-Stand Ophthalmic Surgical Center
 
Alan Zamora, CRNA, University of California-Los Angeles & Zhuang Fang, MD, MSPH, University of California-Los Angeles
 4:00-4:30 pm  Open Source Anesthesia Electronic Medical Record 
 
John Hitchens, CRNA, Open Source Anesthesia Electronic Medical Record
 4:30-5:00 pm   Poster Previews 
 
Poster Presenters 
 5:00-7:00 pm   Poster & Exhibitor Reception 
 Presentation of Poster Award  



















Saturday, September 14

 8:00 am-5:00 pm   Registration Open 

 8:00-8:30 am  Continental Breakfast 
 Poster & Exhibit Hall 
 8:30-8:35 am  Preliminary Remarks & Welcome
 Howard Palte, MBChB, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute 
 8:35-9:00 am  Sub-Tenon block: A Model for Care in Eye Surgery
 Tom Eke, MA (Cantab), MD, FRCOphth, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals  
 9:00-9:30 am   Congenital Eye Diseases and Surgery in Pediatric Patients
 Simon Fung, MD, MA, FRCOphth, University of California-Los Angeles 
 9:30-10:00 am   Anesthesia Considerations in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Undergoing Eye Surgery
 
Chandra Kumar, MB BS, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
 10:00-10:30 am   Trans-nasal Humidified Rapid Insufflation Therapy
 Steven Gayer, MD, MBA, University of Miami
 10:30-10:50 am  Coffee Break 
 Poster & Exhibit Hall 
 10:50-11:30 am  Panel – Sedation for MAC Eye Surgery

 Steven Gayer, MD, MBA, University of Miami
 Chandra Kumar, MB, BS, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
 Tina Tran, MD, Johns Hopkins University
 Maggie Jeffries, MD, Avanti Anesthesia
 George Dumas, MD, University of Alabama

 11:30 am-12:10 pm   Hustead Memorial Lecture
 12:10-12:50 pm   Difficult Cases
 Tom Eke, MA (Cantab), MD, FRCOphth, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals  
 Alison Leveque, CRNA, University of California-Los Angeles
 Howard Palte, MBChB, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
 12:50-1:30 pm  Lunch Break
 1:30-2:45 pm   Break Out Groups
 - Electronic Medical Records: John Hitchens, CRNA, Open Source Anesthesia Electronic Medical Record
 - Anticoagulants and Eye Surgery: Elaine Liew, MD, FRCA, University of California-Los Angeles
2:45-4:45 pm    Hands-On Workshop with Pig Eyes & Cadaver Heads 
 Chandra Kumar, MB BS, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital 
 Steven Gayer, MD, MBA, University of Miami

 Maggie Jeffries, MD, Avanti Anesthesia 
 Gary Cass, MD, Tampa Eye and Specialty Surgery Center

 4:45-6:30 pm  Networking























Sunday, September 15

 7:00-7:30 am   Continental Breakfast 
 
Poster & Exhibit Hall 
 7:30-8:00 am  Welcome & Call to Order of Member Business Meeting 
 Chris Bender, CRNA, Vance Thompson Vision 
 8:00-8:30 am   Preanesthetic Evaluation of the Medically-Complex Pediatric Patient for Ophthalmologic Surgery
 Lisa Lee, MD, University of California-Los Angeles
 8:30-9:00 am    JCAHO Compliance Trends

 Elethia Dean, RN, PhD, ASC Compliance 

 9:00-9:15 am   Coffee Break 
 Poster & Exhibit Hall  
 9:15-9:45 am  Dementia and Cataract Surgery
 
Chandra Kumar, MB BS, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
 9:45-10:15 am   Perioperative Anesthesia Outcomes Following Eye Surgery

 Gundappa Neelakanta, MD, University of California-Los Angeles

 10:15 am    Conference Concludes 













Accreditation Information 

Physicians
Accreditation via Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) is pending.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
Accreditation via American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is pending.

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