2019 Achieved Events

  December 27, 2019
  • No Grand Rounds
December 20, 2019
  • M&M (closed meeting). No Grand Rounds.
December 13, 2019
  • Title: Post-operative Refractive Surprise.  Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive.  Presented by: Jason Ludlow, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4)
  • Title: Intraoperative OCT: Anterior and Posterior Segment Implications.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina & Anterior Segment.  Presented by: Gavin Reed, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4)
December 6, 2019
  • Title: Coning in on the Diagnosis.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by: Yasmin Islam, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)
  • Title: “I” is for IschemEYE.  Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretina.  Presented by: Samaneh Davoudi, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)
November 22, 2019
  • Title: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by: Warren Riley Stroman, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)
  • Title: Now You See It and Now You Do Not.  Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology/Strabismus.  Presented by: Logan Maja Kostic, MD, PhD, Neuro- Ophthalmology Fellow, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
November 15, 2019
  • Title: Okay to MICS Things Up?  A Review of Microincision Cataract Surgery.  Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive.  Presented by: Jon David Hammer, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)
  • Title: Too Much Tension.  Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive.  Presented by: Logan Vander Woude, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)

November 8, 2019

  • Title: New Library Resources and Services for Clinicians and Researchers.  Presented by:  Michele Tennant, Ph.D., MLIS, UF Health Science Center Libraries
  • Title: New Library Resources and Services for Clinicians and Researchers.  Presented by: Ariel Pomputius, MLIS, UF Health Science Center Libraries
  • Title: Macular Edema in a Glaucoma Patient.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by: Teresa Fowler, MS4, Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Title: None of the Above.  Subspecialty Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology/Neuro-Ophthalmology.  Presented by: Andrew Bowman, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)

November 1, 2019

  • Title: Not another Corneal Ulcer.  Subspecialty Topic: Cornea.  Presented by:  Sarah Madison Duff, MD
  • Title:  Ocular Manifestations of Marfan Syndrome. Subspecialty Topic:  Comprehensive.  Presented by:  Mark Paauw, Michigan State Medical Student, MS4
  • Title:  Trifocal Lenses. Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive.  Presented by: Lorick Andersen, MD. Ophthalmology Co-Chief Resident

October 25, 2019

  • Title: Treatment Options in Traumatic Globe Rupture  Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive.  Presented by:  Erin Barletta, Wayne State University School of Medicine, MS4
  • Title:  Is Dry AMD Caused by disruption in their shared metabolism between photoreceptors and RPE and can We do anything about it?  Subspeciality Topic:  Research in Retinal Degeneration.  Presented by:  John Ash, Francis M Bullard Eminent Scholar Chair in Ophthalmic Sciences

October 18, 2019

  • M&M Closed Meeting Ophthalmology Clinical Faculty & Residents UF and VA (No Grand Rounds)

October 11, 2019

  • AAO Meeting (No Grand Rounds)

October 4, 2019

  • Title: Postoperative Inflammation in a patient with Crohn’s: Chronic Uveitis or Smouldering Endophthalmitis?  Subspeciality Topic: Retinal/Uveitis.  Presented by:  Nadine Hamed, MS4
  • Title:  Differentials of a small Choroidal Lesion.  Subspeciality Topic:  Retina.  Presented by: Anthony Tang, MS4.
  • Title:  It’s not a Pseudotumor.  Subspeciality Topic: Comprehensive.  Presented by:  Kyle Fallgatter, MD, PGY2 Ophthalmology Resident.

September 27, 2019

  • Title: The Preemie Predicament and Trusting Trainees.  Subspecialty Topic:  Glaucoma.  Presented by:  Adam Rothman, MD, Clinical Fellow, Glaucoma, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Health Care Center
  • Title:  Amputate a Leg to Save an Eye.  Subspeciality Topic:  Comprehensive.  Presented by: Jessica Yang, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2), University of Florida

September 20, 2019

  • Title:  Novel Technologies in Cataract Surgery.  Subspeciality Topic:  Comprehensive.  Presented by:  Aaron Knoll, MD.
  • Title:  A Presentable Cause of Blindness.  Subspeciality Topic:  Retina.  Presented by Jason Day, MS4 (MD Candidate class of 2020)
  • Title:  Skin Cancer Prevention, Detection and Treatment.  Subspeciality Topic: Cutaneous Oncology.  Presented by:  Sailesh Konda, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Department of Dermatology

September 6, 2019

  • Title:  When Pain is Boring. Subspeciality Topic:  Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation.  Presented by: Matthew Wilde, MD.
  • Title: Mayhem in the Macula:  An Evidence Based Treatment Protocol.  Subspeciality Topic:  Retina.  Present by:  Roya Garakani (4th year medical student).
  • Title: Diabetes: An update for Ophthalmologists.  Subspecialty Topic:  Endocrinology.  Presented by Ashok Shrihari, MD.

August 30, 2019

  • Topic:  A Path from Cornea to Retina.  Subspecialty Topic: Cornea and Retina. Presented by Samenah Davoudi, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Characterizing Inflammatory Pathways In the Retina Using a Mouse Model of Autoimmune Uveoretinitis.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by Cristhian J. Ildefonso, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, UF Department of Ophthalmology.

August 23, 2019

  • Topic: The Pressure of Youth. Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma. Presented by Yasmin Islam, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Perplexing Pupil. Subspecialty Topic: Cornea and Glaucoma. Presented by Matthew T. Hirabayashi, MS4, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine. Presently on rotation at UF.
  • Topic: It’s in the Bag. Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive. Presented by Michael T. Massengill, MS4, University of Florida College of Medicine.

August 9, 2019

  • Topic: Why So Serous. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Jon David Hamer, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Descemetorhexis Without Graft Placement For The Treatment of Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy. Subspecialty Topic: Cornea. Presented by Jason Ludlow, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-4), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

August 2, 2019

  • Topic: The Lights are Dimming. Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma. Presented by Logan Vander Woude, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Acute Retinal Necrosis from Herpes Zoster. Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretinal. Presented by Mary Kate Wilson, M.S., 4th Year Medical Student, University of Florida College of Medicine.

July 26, 2019

  • Topic: Understanding the Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Vision. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Ekaterina Lobanova, PhD, Assistant Professor, UF Department of Ophthalmology and Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
  • Topic: Diagnosis and Management of Cancer-Associated Retinopathy. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Deena Shaath, MS4, University of Kansas School of Medicine.
  • Topic: Lattice Degeneration in the Fellow Eye After Retinal Detachment. Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretinal. Presented by Garrett Oberst, MS4, University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

July 19, 2019

  • Topic: Secondary Intraocular Lenses: An Overview. Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretinal/Refractive. Presented by Jason Miles, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Strabismus: Look at Perplexity. Subspecialty Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology. Presented by Richard Yi, MS, 4th year Medical Student, Medical College of Georgia.

June 14, 2019

  • Topic: Scarred for Life. Subspecialty Topic: Peds. Presented by Gavin Reed, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Annual Recap – UF & VA Ophthalmology Faculty and UF Residents Only

June 7, 2019

  • Guest Speaker: Darby D. Miller, M.D., M.P.H.; Advocacy. Open to UF & VA Ophthalmology Faculty and UF Residents Only.

May 31, 2019

  • Topic: A Therapeutic Mechanism to Increase Glycolysis in Photoreceptors as a Possible Treatment for Retinal Degeneration. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by W. Clay Smith, PhD, Director of Ocular Gene Therapy Core, UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Eye Don’t Know. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Jon David Hammer, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

May 24, 2019

  • Guest Speaker: Steve Charles, M.D., Founder & CEO, Charles Retina Institute, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee.
  • Presiding: Philip Ames, M.D., (PGY-4)

May 17, 2019

  • Topic: An Unexpected Mass. Subspecialty Topic: Oculoplastics. Presented by Yasmin Islam, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Didn’t See That Coming. Subspecialty Topic: Retinal. Presented by Logan Vander Woude, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

May 10, 2019

  • M&M Meeting (UF & VA Ophthalmology Faculty and UF Ophthalmology Residents Only)

May 3, 2019

  • ASCRS – No Grand Rounds

April 26, 2019

  • Topic: Subcutaneous Administration of Endotoxin Transiently Improves the Retina of a Geographic Atrophy Mouse Model. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Cristhian J. Ildefonso, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Sudden Subretinal Hemorrhage. Subspecialty Topic: Retinal/Vitreous. Presented by Jason Ludlow, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

April 19, 2019

  • Topic: Persistent Epithelial Defects in Neurotrophic Keratis. Presented by Lauren Jeang, M.D., Fellow, Cornea, External Disease and Anterior Segment of Tufts University/New England Center and Ophtalmic Consultants of Boston.

April 12, 2019

  • Topic: Undulating Vision and Temperature. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Samaneh Davoudi, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: How Eyeronic. Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology. Presented by Logan Vander Woude, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

April 5, 2019

  • M&M (UF & VA Ophthalmology Faculty and UF Ophthalmology Residents Only)

March 29, 2019

  • Topic: The Artificial Vision. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Gibran Syed Khurshid, M.D., Vitreoretinal Specialist and Surgeon, UF Department of Ophthalmology.

March 22, 2019

  • OKAP Testing. No Grand Rounds.

March 15, 2019

  • OKAP Review. No Grand Rounds

March 8, 2019

  • Topic: Micro Mystery. Subspecialty Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology. Presented by Aaron Noll, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Mucus in My Eye. Subspecialty Topic: Orbital Pathology. Presented by Warren Riley Stroman, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

March 1, 2019

  • Topic: HIV and I Can’t See. Presented by Jon David Hammer, M.D., Opthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

February 22, 2019

  • Topic: New Techniques in Intraoperative Imaging and Surgical Visualization. Subspecialty Topic: Retina & Anterior Segment Surgery. Presented by Collin Ohning, M.D., Ophthalmology Co-Chief Resident (PGY-4). UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • AAV Dual Vector Treatment for ABCA4-Stargardt’s Disease. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Frank Dyka, M.D., Assistant Scientist, UF Department of Ophthalmology.

February 15, 2019

  • Topic: Cranial Nerve Three Review. Presented by Lorick Andersen, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

February 8, 2019

  • Topic: Unique Case of Uveitis. Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology. Presented by Warren Riley Stroman, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Dropping IOP. Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma. Presented by Valentina Lozano, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-4), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

February 1, 2019

  • Topic: I Don’t Know How Long This Contact Has Been In My Eye. Subspecialty Topic: Cornea. Presented by Yasmin Islam, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Unique Case of Uveitis. Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Opthalmology. Presented by Warren Riley Stroman, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

January 25, 2019

  • Topic: Drop It Like It’s Hot. Subspecialty Topic: Lens and Cataract. Presented by Gavin Reed, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Anesthesia for the Ophthalmologist. Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive. Presented by Jason Miles, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

January 18, 2019

  • Topic: Not Your Average Retinal Hemorrhage. Subspecialty Topic: Anterior Segment. Presented by Jason Ludlow, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-3), UF Department of Opthalmology.
  • Topic: Trends in Glaucoma Monitoring. Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma. Presented by Kaihan Fakhar, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-4), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

January 11, 2019

  • Topic: Distinct Molecular Mechanisms in Late-Onset Retinal Degeneration. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Astra Dinculescu, PhD, UF Department of Ophthalmology.
  • Topic: Presumed Air Venous Embolus Syndrome. Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretinal Surgery. Presented by Philip Ames, M.D., Ophthalmology Resident (PGY-4), UF Department of Ophthalmology.

January 4, 2019

  • Topic: M&M. UF & VA Ophthalmology faculty and UF
  • Topic: HIV and I Can’t See. Presented by Jon David Hammer, M.D., Opthalmology Resident (PGY-2), UF Department of Ophthalmology.