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AAO 2023 Conference Puts Blanton Eye Institute Experts in the Limelight

Oct. 24, 2023 - Eden McCleskey

The 127th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology — AAO 2023 — is being hosted in San Francisco on November 3-6, 2023.

Six experts from the Houston Methodist Blanton Eye Institute — department chair Dr. Andrew Lee and colleagues Drs. Charles Wykoff, Amy Shefler, Patricia Chevez-Barrios, Amina Malik and Rahul Pandit — will provide attendees with the latest evidence-based updates on research, treatment and procedures to ensure patients receive the best possible eye care.

The conference is divided into 10 practice emphasis areas:

  • Cataract and Anterior Segment
  • Cornea and External Disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology and Orbit
  • Oculoplastics and Orbit
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Refractive Management and Intervention
  • Retina and Vitreous
  • Uveitis
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology

To see a complete list of AAO 2023's featured speakers and poster presentations, click here. To learn more about the Houston Methodist faculty members presenting at the event, check out the links in the schedule below.

Loch Ness Monsters: Deep Diving into Liquid Biopsies

Moderator: Dr. Patricia Chevez-Barrios

Details: Friday, November 3, 2023, 8:05-9:05 a.m.

8:35-8:45 a.m. Uveal Melanoma Biopsies: Are We Going Anywhere: Dr. Amy C. Shefler

Giant Cyclops' Thunderstruck in Earth—Retinoblastoma Revamped

Details: Friday, November 3, 2023, 10:50 a.m.-1:45 p.m.

11:10-11:20 a.m. Molecular and Pathology Testing in Retinoblastoma: Why, When and How to Test: Dr. Patricia Chevez-Barrios

Eyelid Lesion Diagnosis Made Easy

Presenter: Dr. Amina Malik

Details: Saturday, November 4, 2023, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

First Time Results from Clinical Trials

Details: Friday, November 3, 4:38-5:19 p.m.

4:56-5:02 p.m. Outcomes from the Randomized, Controlled Phase 3 GLOW Trial: Management of Diabetic Retinopathy with KSI-301: Dr. Charles Wykoff

Basic Phacoemulsification – Skills Transfer

Presenter: Dr. Rahul Pandit

Details: Sunday, November 5, 2023, 1:30-3:00

What If the Pupil Shows This Finding? A Pupil Primer for Ophthalmic Technicians

Presenter: Dr. Andrew G. Lee

Details: Monday, November 6, 2023, 8:00-9:15 a.m.

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