Event Details
Event Title 2023 UNC Eye Symposium: Physician Session
Location The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education; 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Sponsor Ophthalmology
Date/Time 04/01/2023 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Price
Cutoff Date 03/28/2023 Must register before this date
For more information, contact the event administrator: Mary Hammett Mary_Hammett@med.unc.edu
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The UNC Eye Symposium will provide the latest updates and insights in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders including anterior segment, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, ocular oncology, oculoplastic, and pediatric ophthalmology. 

Target Audience
This conference is designated for Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Ophthalmic Technicians, and Photographers. 

Registration & Fees
Physician Session fees are $199 for MDs, ODs, and PhDs. There is no fee for Medical Students, Residents, or Fellows in training who are not seeking CME credit. The Physician Session includes credit, continental breakfast, lunch, and snack breaks. Registrations will not be processed unless accompanied by full payment. When your registration is processed you will receive an electronic receipt and/or confirmation. If you have not received your confirmation by March 17, 2023, please call 919.843.0264 to inquire. 

Refund & Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received in writing by email, mail, or fax to the program coordinator by March 17, 2023. Cancellations received after this date will not be refunded. All cancellations will incur a fee of $75 and will be deducted from your refund. Transfer of registration to another UNC School of Medicine conference in lieu of cancellation is not possible. Substitutions are encouraged. 

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the UNC Department of Ophthalmology will fully refund registration fees but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, rental car, or travel agencies.

Conference Location
All Physician Session activities will take place at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education (100 Friday Center Drive; Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1020), https://fridaycenter.unc.edu/.

2023 UNC Eye Symposium | Physician Session Agenda
William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education (Redbud Room)
April 1, 2023

7:30 - 8:00am             Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05am             Welcome and Introductions
                                   Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH

Moderator • Jan Niklas Ulrich, MD
8:05 - 8:25am             "What's New in Dry AMD?"
                                    Paul Sternberg, MD

8:25 - 8:40am             "Update on Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity"
                                    Alice Yang Zhang, MD

8:40 - 8:55am             "Community Retina Health: Epidemiology and Telemedicine"
                                    Keirnan Willett, MD

8:55 - 9:10am             "Ergonomics in Ophthalmology"
                                    Bea Brewington, MD

9:10 -9:30am              "Patient Experience, PARS, and Ophthalmology"
                                    Paul Sternberg, MD

9:30 - 9:45am             PANEL Q&A
9:45 - 10:05am           BREAK

Moderator • Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH
10:05am - 10:25am   "Trabeculectomy: Eye Extinction?"
                                   Carla Siegfried, MD

10:25 - 10:40am         "Strange Cases of Angle Closure"
                                    David Fleischman, MD

10:40 - 10:55am         "IOP-lowering Burnout and the Future of Glaucoma Treatment"
                                   Meredith Klifto, MD

10:55 - 11:10am         "UNC OCT Index for Glaucoma Diagnosis"
                                    Jean Claude Mwanza, MD, PhD

11:10am - 11:30am   "Racial Disparities in Glaucoma: From Epidemiology to Pathophysiology"
                                  Carla Siegfried, MD

11:30am - 11:45am   PANEL Q&A   
11:45am - 12:45pm   LUNCH

Moderator • Jonathan Dutton, MD, PhD
12:45 - 1:05pm          "Saving Your Neck: Recognition, Intervention, and Prevention"
                                   Jennifer Sivak-Callcott, MD

1:05 - 1:20pm             "It's Just Ptosis"
                                    Christopher Hwang, MD

1:20 - 1:35pm            "Perceptions, Preconceptions, and Presumptions: How Plastic Surgery Impacts Self Esteem"
                                   Daniel Rubinstein, MD

1:35 - 1:55pm            "Oculofacial Pearls for the Ophthalmologist"
                                   Jennifer Sivak-Callcott, MD

1:55 - 2:15pm            "Clinic Molecular Diagnosis of Inherited Retinal Diseases"
                                   Carlos Mendoza, MD

2:15 - 2:30pm             "Virtual Reality in Neuro-ophthalmology"
                                    Maja Kostic, MD, MPH, PhD

2:30 - 2:50pm            "Visual Electrophysiology: Clinical Application"  
                                  Carlos Mendoza, MD

2:50 - 3:05pm            PANEL Q&A                                              
3:05 - 3:25pm            BREAK

Moderator • Beth Friedland, MD, PhD
3:25 - 3:45pm            "Unusual Pterygium in Young Patients"
                                   Andrew Huang, MD

3:45 - 4:00pm            "Which IOL Best Fits my Cornea?"
                                   Hussam Banna, MD

4:00 - 4:15pm            "The Cases that Have Stuck with Me: Teaching points from my first year attending hood"
                                    Sinthu Ranjan, MD

4:15 - 4:35pm            "Ocular Surface Sensation: How Does the Eye Feel?"
                                   Andrew Huang, MD

4:35 - 4:50pm            PANEL Q&A
4:50 - 4:55pm            Closing Remarks/CME Instructions
                                  Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH
UNC - Chapel Hill