A Taste of ASCRS Full Program

Program Pricing

ASCRS Member Price: $99
Resident/Fellow Price: FREE
Nonmember Price: $199

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About A Taste of ASCRS

Credits: By completing all modules within this program you will earn 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Program Expiration Date: October 31, 2023

Join program co-chairs—Douglas Koch, MD, Sumitra Khandelwal, MD, and Daniel Chang, MD—YES Program Chair Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD, and faculty for an online activity where you’ll gain pearls you can put into practice on day one. Captured at the 2022 ASCRS Summer Meeting, this program is designed to offer a "taste" of the best education ASCRS has to offer. 

Your purchase of A Taste of ASCRS will provide you digital access to 7.5 hours of video-based education split into 8 main sections:

SECTION 1: Cataract & Refractive Surgery
Duration: 1.25 hours
Section 1 covers essential pearls for cataract and refractive surgery. Topics covered include iris prolapse, weak zonules, challenging cataracts, compromised cornea, and ergonomics.
SECTION 2: Cornea Corner
Duration: 1 hour
Section 2 focuses on the cornea, including diagnostics, management of the ocular surface, and keratoconus. Topics include dry eye, management of OSD, corneal transplantation, and crosslinking.
SECTION 3: Glaucoma Treatments in 2022
Duration: 1 hour
Section 3 covers the latest in glaucoma treatments. Topics include the pharmacologic management of glaucoma, combined glaucoma/cataract surgery, standalone glaucoma procedures, and the current glaucoma pipeline.
Duration: 45 minutes
This not-to-miss section will highlight some of the most important and interesting papers presented at the 2022 ASCRS Annual Meeting from among the “Best Paper of Session” winners. Get a glimpse of the best of the best from the Annual Meeting in glaucoma surgery, refractive surgery, cataract surgery, and cornea surgery.
SECTION 5: Video Symposium: Craziest Video Cases Part 1
Duration: 45 minutes
Section 5 offers a series of complicated or challenging cataract cases presented in video format. These video cases cover appropriate surgical techniques used to manage complex and/or combined cataract surgery.
SECTION 6: Cataract Refractive Surgery, Presbyopia Treatment
Duration: 1.25 hours
The first part of Section 6 focuses on refractive cataract surgery, offering pearls on patient selection, biometry/IOL calculations, astigmatism correction, refractive miss, and refractive updates. The second part covers presbyopia-correcting IOLs, IOL selection, and dealing with an unhappy patient.
SECTION 7: Presbyopia Treatments: Our Ever-Expanding Tool Kit
Duration: 45 minutes
Section 7 offers a series of "what would you do" case studies covering a variety of challenging or unique presbyopia correction scenarios. An expert panel discusses the appropriate treatment to achieve the best patient outcome for each case.
SECTION 8: Video Symposium: Craziest Video Cases Part II
Duration: 45 minutes
Section 8 offers a series of complicated or challenging cataract cases presented in video format. These video cases cover appropriate surgical techniques used to manage complex and/or combined cataract surgery.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, participants should be able to:

  • Develop appropriate cataract surgery treatment plans for more challenging eyes (post-refractive, irregular astigmatism, dry eye disease)
  • Explore innovations in topical, lens-based and corneal solutions for presbyopia correction to include patient selection for pseudophakic presbyopia management
  • Implement strategies for the surgical correction of astigmatism
  • Determine IOL power calculations for routine and challenging cases
  • Implement strategies to manage glaucoma surgical cases
  • Compare and contrast new advances in dry eye disease
  • Discuss the newest updates in corneal refractive surgery, including SMILE, corneal inlays, and collagen crosslinking.

Program Chairs

Daniel Chang, MD Sumitra Khandelwal, MD Douglas Koch, MD

YES Program Chair

Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD

More Information

To learn more about A Taste of ASCRS prior to your purchase, visit the ASCRS Summer Symposium website.