Grand Rounds

Upcoming Events

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October 12, 2018

  • Everything’s Coming Up Roses? Subspecialty Topic: Neuro/Glaucoma. Presented by Yasmin Islam, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-2.
  • A Rare Cause of Secondary Glaucoma. Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma. Presented by Munjal Pandya, MS4, UF College of Medicine.

Past Events

October 5, 2018

  • Flashes and Floaters. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Andrew Jin, MS4, University of Florida, College of Medicine.
  • The Center of Attention. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Robert Zusman, OMS4. Nova Southern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Presently on rotation at UF.
  • Mystery Case. Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology. Presented by Valentina Lozano, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-4.

September 28, 2018

  • There is a White Reflex: Now What? Subspecialty Topic: Pediatrics. Presented by Samantha Nastasi, MS4, University of Florida, College of Medicine.
  • Mystery Grand Rounds 2. Subspecialty Topic: Pediatrics. Presented by Lorick Anderson, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-3.

September 21, 2018

  • A Less than Eye-deal Situation. Subspecialty Topic: Retina/Glaucoma. Presented by Ramya Sinireddy, MS4, University of Alabama, School of Medicine. Currently on rotation at UF.
  • ICE Syndrome: The Goldilocks Principle. Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma/Cornea. Presented by Carleigh Bruce, MS4, University of Florida, College of Medicine.

September 14, 2018

  • Fool’s Gold: Mysterious Retinal Lesions. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Jonathan Levenson, MS4, UF College of Medicine.
  • Ocular Antibodies. Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive. Presented by Christian Mays, MS4, University of Alabama College of Medicine. Currently on rotation at UF.
  • I-ris You Were Here. Subspecialty Topic: Anterior Segment. Presented by Danijel J. Pericic, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. Currently on rotation at UF.

August 31, 2018

  • Why Does My Vision Go Blurry? Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma. Presented by Luca Rosignoli, MS4, UF College of Medicine.
  • Advances in Endothelial Keratoplasty. Subspecialty Topic: Cornea. Presented by Jade Guevara, M.D., Cornea & External Disease Fellow, UF Department of Ophthalmology.

August 24, 2018

  • Scrape or Swab. Subspecialty Topic: Cornea. Presented by Riley Bylund, MS4, University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. Currently on rotation at UF.
  • Macular Mystery: Clues to an Unfortunate Finding. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Jonathan Aker, MS4, Charles E. Schmidt, College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University. Currently on rotation at UF.
  • How do I Fix This Iris? Subspecialty Topic: Cornea and Anterior Segment. Presented by Ahmaida Zeglam, M.D., Cornea Fellow, UF Department of Ophthalmology.

August 17, 2018

  • Little White Dots. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Aaron Noll, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-3.
  • Incident Exposure. Subspecialty Topic: Cornea. Presented by Gavin Reed, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-3.

August 10, 2018

  • AAV Delivered CRISPR/Cas9 to Treat Autosomal Dominant Cone-Rod Dystrophy 6. Subspecialty Topic: Inherited Retinal Disease. Presented by Kevin Tyler McCullough, MHS, Boye Lab, Retinal Gene Therapy Group, UF Ophthalmology.
  • O Say, Can You See. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Sneha Konda, MS4, Texas A&M College of Medicine.

August 3, 2018

  • Got Milk. Subspecialty Topic: Cornea. Presented by Jason Miles, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-3.
  • MIGS Overview. Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma. Presented by Kaihan Fakhar, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-4.

July 27, 2018

  • Review of OCT Angiography. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Collin Ohning, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Co-Chief Resident, PGY-4.
  • Ophthalmology Case Presentation. Presented by Lorick Anderson, MS4, UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-3.

July 20, 2018

  • Orbital Overload. Subspecialty Topic: Oculoplastics. Presented by Jason Ludlow, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-3.
  • A Case of a Persistent Corneal Infection. Subspecialty Topic: Cornea. Presented by Timothy Nguyen, MS4, Virginia Tech College of Medicine.
  • A Case of UGH Syndrome. Subspecialty Topic: Uveitis. Presented by Fareed Rifai, MS4, University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

June 15, 2018

  • Annual Program Evaluation (Ophthalmology UF & VA Faculty and Residents Only)

June 8, 2018

  • Mean Melanocytes. Subspecialty Topic: Cornea/External Disease. Presented by Aaron Noll, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-2.
  • More lens, more problems. Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma. Presented by Gavin Reed, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-2.

June 1, 2018

  • The Canker Chronicles. Subspecialty Topic: Anterior segment/Cornea. Presented by Jason Miles, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-2.
  • Transient Vision Loss. Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology & Retina. Presented by Lorick Andersen, M.D., UF Ophthalmology Resident, PGY-2.

May 25, 2018

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

May 18, 2018

  • Glaucoma and Blindness at the Center of the Earth. Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma. Presented by Donald L. Budenz, M.D., M.P.H. Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina.

May 11, 2018

  • Lions and Tigers and Bears – Oh, My! Subspecialty Topic: Comparative Ophthalmology. Presented by Caryn E. Plummer, DVM, DACVO. Comparative Ophthalmology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida.

May 4, 2018

  • Mystery Grand Rounds. Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive Ophthalmology. Presented by Kevin Talbot, M.D.
  • Unilateral Vision Loss, Again. Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology. Presented by Gavin Reed, M.D.

April 27, 2018

  • Mid-Year Forum Update (UF & VA Ophthalmology Clinical Faculty and Residents Only). Presented by Valentina Lozano, M.D and Kaihan Fakhar, M.D.

April 20, 2018

  • Evidence that STAT3 protects photoreceptors by increasing expression of protein editing genes and decreasing outer segment genes. Subspecialty Topic: Retina/Neuroprotection. Presented by Casey Keuthan, Ph.D. Candidate, Laboratory of Dr. John D. Ash.
  • AMPK activator, Metformin, induced protection of the retian and RPE through metabolic reprogramming. Subspecialty Topic: Retina/RPE metabolism. Presented by Lei Xu, Ph.D. Candidate, Laboratory of Dr. John D. Ash.
  • Blind and Congested. Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Kathleen Regan, M.D.

April 13, 2018

  • No Grand Rounds Scheduled

April 6, 2018

  • A Boring Red Eye. Subspecialty Topic: Uveitis. Presented by Aaron Noll, M.D.
  • An Eye for An Eye. Subspecialty Topic: Cornea & Glaucoma. Presented by Aaron Webel, M.D.

March 2, 2018

  • Development of Gene Therapy for Best’s Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy (BVMD). Subspecialty Topic: Retina. Presented by Cristhian Ildefonso, Ph.D.
  • Not Your Average BRAO. Subspecialty Topic: Retina/Neuro-Ophthalmology. Presented by Collin Ohning, M.D.

February 23, 2018

  • The Eye’s Hot and We’re Bothered. Subspecialty Topic: Cataract, Uveitis, Anterior Segment. Presented by Jade Guevara, M.D. and Aaron Webel, M.D.

February 16, 2018

  • Mysterious Tunnel Vision. Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology. Presented by Valentina Lozano, M.D.
  • You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out, Kid! Subspecialty Topic: Oculoplastics, Trauma. Presented by Jason Ludlow, M.D.

February 2, 2018

  • What’s Wrong with My Grandson’s Eye? Subspecialty Topic: Cornea. Presented by Ahmaida Zeglam, M.D.
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage. Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology. Presented by Kaihan Fakhar, M.D.

January 26, 2018

  • A Story of a Patient Having Poor Vision. Subspecialty Topic: Pediatrics/Retina. Presented by Andres Gonzalez, M.D.
  • A Novel Treatment of Diabetic Papillitis. Subspecialty Topic: Retina/Neuro-Ophthalmology. Presented by Phillip Ames, M.D.

January 19, 2018

  • Advocating for Our Patients and Our Profession. Presented by Darby D. Miller, M.D. M.P.H., Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic Florida.