Annual Fall Cataract / Glaucoma Symposium
John J. Skowron, MD, Distinguished Professorship
Date Name, Title & Affiliation Presentation(s)  
9/27/16 Samuel Masket, MD
Clinical Professor
To Be Announced  
9/19/2015 Robert H. Osher, MD
Professor and Medical Director Emeritus of Ophthalmology University of Cincinnati Eye Institute
Cinncinnati, OH
"Challenging Cataract Cases, Complication Management"
9/27/2014 Stephen C. Kaufman, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice-Chairman of Ophthalmology
State University of
New York-Downstate
Brooklyn and Manhattan, NY
"The Evolution and Future of Refractive Surgery: Have we Learned from our Successes and Failures?"


Stephen C. Kaufman, MD, PhD

Uday Devgan, MD, FACS
Chief of Ophthalmology
Olive View UCLA Medical Center
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Jules Stein Eye Institute
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

“Challenging Cataract Cases" (Part 1)

"Challenging Cataract Cases” (Part 2)

Uday Devgan, MD, FACS
9/15/2012 Anthony Aldave, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
The Jules Stein Eye Institute
Los Angeles, CA
“Cataract Surgery in the Patient with Corneal Disease: Pearls and Pitfalls.” (Part 1)

“Cataract Surgery in the Patient with corneal Disease: Pearls and Pitfalls.” (Part 2)

Sadeer B. Hannush, MD - 2011
9/10/2011 Sadeer B. Hannush, MD
Wills Eye Institute
Assistant Professor
Philadelphia, PA
“Management of the Subluxated IOL” Sadeer B. Hannush, MD - 2011
9/11/2010 Thomas Oetting, MD
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
The University of Iowa, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
"Two Things You Need To Know How To Do Well: Anterior Vitrectomy and How To Convert To ECCE" Thomas Oetting, MD
9/12/2009 Bonnie Henderson, MD
Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
Waltham, Massachusetts
"Controversies in Cataract Surgery”
“Blue Blocking IOLs – Helpful or Harmful?"
Bonnie Henderson, MD - 2009
3/4/2009 Jill Foster, MD, FACS
Associate Clinical Professor
The Ohio State UniversityThe Eye Center of Columbus
“Lower Eyelid Retraction and Graded Surgical Techniques of Correction.”
“Botulinum Toxin and Soft Tissue Fillers for the Ophthalmologist.”
Jill Foster, MD, FACS
3/5/2008 Bret L. Fisher, MD
Medical Director
Eye Center of North Florida
Panama City, FL
Medical Director
The Laser and Surgery Center
Panama City, FL
“Bifocal Intraocular Lenses.” Bret L. Fisher, MD - 2008
3/5/2008 Richard M. Davis, MD
Professor and Chair
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
Director of Education, Palmetto Health Ophthalmology
"Preliminary Epi-LASIK Results with the Bausch and Lomb XP Microkeratome – Parts I & II" Richard M. Davis, MD - 2008
3/7/2007 Yasmine Bradfield, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Residency Program Director, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
"Use of Sweep Visual Evoked Potential Testing in a Pediatric Eye Clinic" Yasmine Bradfield, MD - 2007
12/6/2006 Michael Belin, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology Director, Cornea & Refractive Surgery, Albany Medical College Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
"Understanding Corneal Topography: What Are We Really Measuring?"

"Keratoconus and Ectasia Detection"

Michael Belin, MD
3/8/2006 Robert Folberg, MD, FCAP
The Frances B. Geever Professor & Head of the Department of Pathology; Director, The Theobald Laboratory of the UIC Eye & Ear Infirmary
"Beyond Genes: Promising Approaches to the Diagnosis, Classification and Treatment of Uveal Melanoma" Robert Folberg, MD, FCAP - 2006
12/14/2005 Thomas R. Mizen, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Rush Medical College Chicago, Illinois
"The Changing Profile of Ishemic Optic Neuropathy"

"The Atypical Optic Neuropathies: Infiltrative and Inflammatory"

Thomas R. Mizen, MD - 2005
3/9/2005 Christine C. Nelson, MD, FACS
Eye Plastic, Orbital & Facial Cosmetic Surgery Associate Professor Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
"What's New in Cutaneous Melanoma? Diagnosis and Treatment."

"Congenital Ptosis"

Christine C. Nelson, MD, FACS - 2005
3/10/2004 Alan Y. Chow, MD
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer Optobionics Corporation Clinical Assistant Professor Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center Chicago, Illinois
"The Artificial Silicon Retina Microchip for the Treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa" Alan Y. Chow, MD - 2004