Upcoming Events

Date
Title
Conference Series
Faculty
Location
09/04/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Presents: Papers to Practice
Grand Rounds
Morgan Fedorchak, PhD, Bo Wang
BST S120

On Friday, September 4th at 7am please join us for the next lecture in our Papers to Practice series in which UPMC faculty present their newly published research that can influence your clinical practice.

This month featuring: Morgan Fedorchak, PhD - "Development of a Monthly Eye Drop for Glaucoma" and Bo Wang - "A Closer Look at the Lamina Cribrosa in Glaucoma"

For more information, please call Lauren Wally at 412-864-3283 or email her at wallyl@upmc.edu


09/07/2015 (All day)
LABOR DAY - No Lecture

Enjoy your holiday weekend!!


09/08/2015 - 7:00am
Orbital Anatomy
Oculoplastics
Dr. Stefko
9th Floor Conference Room

Please read the Orbital Anatomy (ch 1) in the BCSC book series.


09/08/2015 - 6:00pm
GES Mission at Squirrel Hill Health Center
Squirrel Hill Health Center

Our mission on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 will be to the Squirrel Hill Health Center. SQHC serves diverse community of patients including immigrants. We often need Nepali, Spanish and Russian translators at SQHC. Click here for Google directions.


09/09/2015 - 7:00am
Eyelid Anatomy
Oculoplastics
Dr. Will
9th floor conference room

Please read the Facial and Eyelid Anatomy (ch 9) in the BCSC series.


09/09/2015 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

09/10/2015 - 7:00am
Inflammatory & Infectious Orbital Processes
Oculoplastics
Dr. Erik Happ
9th Floor Conference Room

Please read Orbital Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders (ch 4) and Orbital Neoplasms and Malformations (ch 5) of the BCSC series and prepare for discussion.


09/11/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Retina - Macular Edema
Grand Rounds
Jila Noori, MD, Andrew Eller, MD
BST S120

Dr. Jila Noori will present a case from the Retina Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on September 11, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120. Drs. Noori and Eller will lead a discussion after the case presentation. Please check back here for suggested reading.


09/14/2015 - 7:00am
Eyelid Tumors
Oculoplastics
Dr. Dan Buerger
9th Floor Conference Room

Please read Classification and Management of Eyelid Disorders (ch 10) in the BCSC series and prepare for discussion.


09/15/2015 - 8:00am
Thyroid Eye Disease
Oculoplastics
Dr. Will
9th Floor Conference Room

Please read Thyroid Eye Disease pages in Ch. 4 Orbital Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders in the BCSC series.


09/16/2015 - 7:00am
Lacrimal Disorders
Oculoplastics
Dr. Cari Lyle
9th Floor Conference Room

Please read Development, Anatomy, and Physiology of the Lacrimal Secretory and Drainage Systems (ch 12) and Abnormalities of the Lacrimal Secretory and Drainage Systems (ch 13) of the BCSC series and prepare for discussion.


09/16/2015 - 5:00pm
Cataract Video Club
Ian Conner, MD, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

09/17/2015 - 7:00am
Ptosis
Oculoplastics
Dr. David Buerger
9th Floor Conference Room

Please read Periocular Malpositions and Involutional Changes (ch 11) in the BCSC series and prepare for discussion.


09/18/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Neuro-Ophthalmology
Grand Rounds
Ann Shue, MD, Gabrielle Bonhomme, MD
BST S 120

Dr. Ann Shue will present a case from the Neuro-Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on September 18, 2015 at 7am in BST S 120. Drs. Shue and Bonhomme will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


09/19/2015 - 8:30am
GES Mission for the Steubenville VA
Steubenville High School

Our mission on Saturday September 19 will be to the Steubenville High School in the Steubenville OH. This will be a screening event for the Steubenville branch of the VA.  This is one of the few “screening-type” of events that GES is involved with, but because the VA provides exceptional follow-up for the veterans, we are able to refer those in whom a potential problem is discovered to the nearest VA where they will get complete care. We'll be screening about 200 veterans over the course of the morning. This event is fast paced, rewarding and alot of fun. The school is at 420 North 4th St in Steubenville OH. Click here for Google directions


09/21/2015 - 7:00am
Eyelid Reconstruction
Oculoplastics
Dr. Will
9th Floor Conference Room

Please read the pages on Eyelid Reconstruction in Ch 10 Classification and Management of Eyelid Disorders of the BCSC series.


09/21/2015 - 5:30pm
GES Mission at Birmingham Clinic
Birmingham Clinic

Our mission on Monday, September 21st will be to the Birmingham Clinic in the South Side neighborhood in partnership with the UPMC Program for Health Care to Underserved Populations. Birmingham Clinic serves a diverse community of adults and children including immigrants. We often need Spanish translators at Birmingham Clinic. Click here for Google directions.


09/22/2015 - 7:00am
Eyelid Malposition
Oculoplastics
Dr. Stefko
9th Floor Conference Room

Please read Periocular Malpositions and Involutional Changes (ch 11)  in the BCSC series and be prepared for discussion.


09/23/2015 - 7:00am
Eyelid / Orbital Pathology
Oculoplastics
Dr. Doroslovacki
9th floor conference room

Please read chapters 13 and 14 in the Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors book of the BCSC series.


09/24/2015 - 7:00am
Orbital Trauma
Oculoplastics
Dr. Stefko
9th floor conference room

Please read Orbital Trauma (ch 6) of the BCSC series.


09/24/2015 - 5:00pm
Intralase Wet Lab
Wet Lab
Dr. Dhaliwal
Refractive Surgery Suite

Intralase surgical lab for 3rd year residents and Cornea Fellow.

The lab will begin at 5pm in the Refractive Surgery Suite on the 8th floor of EEI.


09/25/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Guest Speaker
Grand Rounds
Kate Davoli
BST S120

Kate Davoli will present Tissue Culture and Histology Core at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on September 25, 2015 at 7 am in BST 120.


09/28/2015 - 7:00am
Anophthalmic Socket
Oculoplastics
Dr. Will
9th Floor Conference Room

Please read The Anophthalmic Socket (ch 8) of the BCSC series and be prepared for discussion.


09/29/2015 - 7:00am
Orbital Neoplasms/Disorders
Oculoplastics
Dr. Stefko
9th floor conference room

Please read Orbital Neoplasms and Malformations (ch 5) of the BCSC series.


09/30/2015 - 7:00am
Facial Dystonias
Oculoplastics
Dr. Doroslovacki
9th Floor Conference Room

Please read Periocular Malposition and Involutional Changes (ch 11) in BCSC series.


10/01/2015 - 7:00am
Surprise!!
Oculoplastics
9th Floor Conference Room

10/02/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Pediatric Ophthalmology
Grand Rounds
Jason Hooton, MD, Lea Ann Lope, DO
BST S 120

Dr. Jason Hooton will present a case from the Pediatric Ophthalmology Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on October 2, 2015 at 7am in BST S 120. Drs. Hooton and Lope will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


10/05/2015 - 7:00am
Phakomatoses
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Paviglianiti
9th Floor Conference Room

10/06/2015 - 7:00am
Prescribing Glasses and Contact Lenses for Children
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Luchansky
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives:    To understand the general guidelines for prescribing spectacles for children 

To understand the ocular conditions which require spectacle correction for children 

To understand the indications for contact lenses for children

Reading assignment:    AAO Preferred Practice Pattern Guidelines - Pediatric Eye Evaluations PPP section on Eyeglasses and Refractive Errors and Refractive Surgery PPP section on Contact Lenses 


10/07/2015 - 7:00am
Exodeviations
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Lope
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives

  • To develop a differential diagnosis for exodeviation based on the patient's age, medical history, symptoms and clinical exam
  • To develop a clinical examination approach for a patient with an exodeviation
  • To understand nonsurgical and surgical indications for a patient with an exodeviation

Reading assignmentPlease read Chapter 8 Exodeviations Chapter in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus BCSC Book


10/07/2015 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

10/08/2015 - 7:00am
Nystagmus
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Dr. Otaibi
9th floor conference room
Objectives
  • To become familiar with the different types of childhood nystagmus
  • To identify ocular and CNS pathology that may be associated with nystagmus
  • To understand treatment options available for nystagmus

Reading assignment  Please read Chapter 12 Childhood Nystagmus in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus section of the BCSC

10/09/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Grand Rounds: POS Guest Speaker
Grand Rounds
Dr. Grover
BST S120

Check back for more details.


10/09/2015 - 7:00am
Anatomy and Embryology
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Pennock
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives

  • Review basic anatomy of the eye, with particular attention to the extraocular muscles and their fascia
  • Describe the sequence of events in differentiation of ocular tissues during development
  • Review the stages of development of the human eye

Reading assignment: Please read:

Chapter 4 Ocular Development in the Fundamentals of Ophthalmology section of the BCSC

Chapter 2 Anatomy of the Extraocular Muscles and their Fascia in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus section of the BCSC.


10/10/2015 - 7:00am
Pediatric Retina
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Sylvester
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of pediatric vitreous and retinal diseases and disorders and should be able to

  • Describe the presenting symptoms, signs, findings, treatment of prognosis of pediatric vitreous and retinal diseases including:
    • Leukocoria
      • Retinopathy of Prematurity
      • Persistent Fetal Vasculature
      • Coats Disease
    • Hereditary Retinal Disease
      • Leber Congenital Amaurosis
      • Achromatopsia
      • Blue-Cone Monochromatism
      • Congenital Stationary Night Blindness
      • Foveal Hypoplasia
      • Aicardi Syndrome
    • Hereditary Macular Dystrophies
      • Stargardt Disease
      • Best Vitelliform Dystrophy
      • Familial Drusen
    • Hereditary Vitreoretinopathies
      • Juvenile Retinoschisis
      • Stickler Syndrome
      • Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy
      • Norrie Disease
      • Goldmann-Favre Vitreoretinal Dystrophy
    • Systemic Diseases and Disorders with Retinal Manifestations
      • Diabetes
      • Leukemia
      • Albinism
      • Familial Oculorenal Syndromes
      • Cherry-Red Spot
      • Gangliosidoses

Reading Assignment Please read Chapter 24 Vitreous and Retinal Diseases and Disorders in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus section of the BCSC


10/10/2015 - 9:00am
GES Mission at Majesty Care Clinic
Majesty Care Clinic in Greensburg, PA

Our mission on Saturday, October 10th, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM will be to the Majesty Care Clinic of Westmoreland County in Greensburg, PA.  Click here for directions. Click here for an address. You can learn about the Majesty Care Clinic here.


10/12/2015 - 7:00am
Clone of Pediatric Retina
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Sylvester
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of pediatric vitreous and retinal diseases and disorders and should be able to

  • Describe the presenting symptoms, signs, findings, treatment of prognosis of pediatric vitreous and retinal diseases including:
    • Leukocoria
      • Retinopathy of Prematurity
      • Persistent Fetal Vasculature
      • Coats Disease
    • Hereditary Retinal Disease
      • Leber Congenital Amaurosis
      • Achromatopsia
      • Blue-Cone Monochromatism
      • Congenital Stationary Night Blindness
      • Foveal Hypoplasia
      • Aicardi Syndrome
    • Hereditary Macular Dystrophies
      • Stargardt Disease
      • Best Vitelliform Dystrophy
      • Familial Drusen
    • Hereditary Vitreoretinopathies
      • Juvenile Retinoschisis
      • Stickler Syndrome
      • Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy
      • Norrie Disease
      • Goldmann-Favre Vitreoretinal Dystrophy
    • Systemic Diseases and Disorders with Retinal Manifestations
      • Diabetes
      • Leukemia
      • Albinism
      • Familial Oculorenal Syndromes
      • Cherry-Red Spot
      • Gangliosidoses

Reading Assignment Please read Chapter 24 Vitreous and Retinal Diseases and Disorders in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus section of the BCSC


10/14/2015 - 7:00am
Genetics
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Mitchell
9th Floor Conference Room

10/15/2015 - 7:00am
Congenital Glaucoma
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Pennock
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives:

  To recognize the common infectious and inflammatory disorders of the anterior segment in the pediatric population

  To become familiar with the cogenital anomalies affecting the cornea and anterior segment of children

  To develop a logical treatment plan for pediatric patients with anterior segment disease

Reading Assignments: Please read in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus section of the BCSC:

  • Chapter 17: Infectios and Allergic Ocular Disease 
  • Chapter 19: Diseases of the Cornea and Anterior Segment

 


10/16/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Oculoplastics
Grand Rounds
Matt Klocek, MD, PhD, S. Tonya Stefko, MD
BST S 120

Dr. Matt Klocek will present a case from the Oculoplastic Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on October 16, 2015 at 7am in BST S 120. Drs. Klocek and Stefko will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


10/19/2015 - 7:00am
Amblyopia and Retinoblastoma
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Hughes
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of amblyopia and should be able to:

  • List and define the classes of Amblyopia including
    • Strabismic Amblyopia
    • Anisometropic Amlyopia
    • Ametropic Amblyopia
    • Deprivation Amblyopia
  • Describe the diagnostic techniques for Amblyopia including
    • History and Characteristics of the Presenting Complaint
    • Assessment of Near and Distance Visual Acuity
  • Describe the indication, techniques and complications for treatments for amblyopia including
    • Cataract Removal
    • Refractive Correction
    • Occlusion and Optical Degradation

Reading Assignments: Please read  in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus section of the BCSC:

 Chapter 5 Amblyopia

 Chapter 6 Diagnostic Techniques for Strabismus and Amblyopia.


10/19/2015 - 5:30pm
GES Mission at Birmingham Clinic
Birmingham Clinic

Our mission on Monday, October 19th will be to the Birmingham Clinic in the South Side neighborhood in partnership with the UPMC Program for Health Care to Underserved Populations. Birmingham Clinic serves a diverse community of adults and children including immigrants. We often need Spanish translators at Birmingham Clinic. Click here for Google directions.


10/20/2015 - 7:00am
Pediatric Retina
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Sylvester
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives: Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of pediatric vitreous and retinal diseases and disorders and should be able to:

  • Describe the presenting symptoms, signs, findings, treatment of prognosis of pediatric vitreous and retinal diseases including
    • Leukocoria
      • Retinopathy of Prematurity
      • Persistent Fetal Vasculature
      • Coats Disease
    • Hereditary Retinal Disease
      • Leber Congenital Amaurosis
      • Achromatopsia
      • Blue-Cone Monochromatism
      • Congenital Stationary Night Blindness
      • Foveal Hypoplasia
      • Aicardi Syndrome
    • Hereditary Macular Dystrophies
      • Stargardt Disease
      • Best Vitelliform Dystrophy
      • Familial Drusen
    • Hereditary Vitreoretinopathies
      • Juvenile Retinoschisis
      • Stickler Syndrome
      • Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy
      • Norrie Disease
      • Goldmann-Favre Vitreoretinal Dystrophy
    • Systemic Diseases and Disorders with Retinal Manifestations
      • Diabetes
      • Leukemia
      • Albinism
      • Familial Oculorenal Syndromes
      • Cherry-Red Spot
      • Gangliosidoses

Reading Assignment:  Please read in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus section of the BCSC:

     Chapter 24 Vitreous and Retinal Diseases and Disorders


10/21/2015 - 7:00am
Pediatric Craniofacial and Orbital Disorders
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Dr. Ellen Mitchell
9th floor conference room

Objectives:

  • To become familiar with the different types of craniofacial malformations
  • To identify ocular pathology associated with craniofacial malformations
  • To understand treatment for primary and secondary ocular complications associated with craniofacial malformations


Reading assignment: Please read in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus BCSC Book 

    Chapter 28 Craniofacial Malformations


10/21/2015 - 8:00am
Retina Imaging Conference
Retina Imaging
Dr. Martel
9th Floor Conference Room

10/21/2015 - 5:00pm
Cataract Video Club
Ian Conner, MD, PhD
9th Floor Conference Room

10/22/2015 - 7:00am
Anterior Segment
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Dr. Nischal
9th Floor Conference Room

Reading Assignment: Please read in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus BCSC Book:

   Chapter 18: Diseases of the Cornea and Anterior Segment – Pages 211-221


10/23/2015 - 7:00am
UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds - Glaucoma
Grand Rounds
Swarupa Kancherla, MD, Ian Conner, MD, PhD
BST S 120

Dr. Swarupa Kancherla will present a case from the Glaucoma Service at UPMC Eye Center Grand Rounds on October 23, 2015 at 7am in BST S 120. Drs. Kancherla and Conner will lead a discussion after the case presentation.

Please check back here for suggested reading materials.


10/26/2015 - 7:00am
Comitant Esodeviations
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
Dr. Hoover
9th Floor Conference Room

Objectives:

  • Identify different types of comitant esodeviations and their clinical characteristics
  • Know how to clinically evaluate, quantitate, and formulate a treatment plan for patients with a comitant esodeviation
  • Recognize the clinical signs of comitant esodeviations that mandate neuroimaging and further neurologic evaluation

Reading assignments:

  • Chapter 7 Esodeviations in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus section of the BCSC .
  • Chapter 80  Comitant Strabismus : Esotropias.  by William Scott and Pamela Kutschke in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (eds. David Taylor and Creig Hoyt).

10/27/2015 - 7:00am
A & V pattern special forms of strabismus
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Dr. Cheng
9th floor conference room

Objectives Upon completion of this conference the resident/student should have an understanding of A- and V- pattern strabismus and should be able to:

  • Describe the clinical features of these patterns
  • Describe the indication, techniques and complications for treatments for A- and V- pattern strabismus including:
    • V- pattern esotropia
    • V- pattern exotropia
    • A- pattern esotropia
    • A- pattern exotropia

Reading Assignment Please read in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus section of the BCSC

  Chapter 9 A and V Pattern Horizontal Strabismus


Tuesday, September 1, 2015