Duke Glaucoma Symposium

The Annual Glaucoma Symposium is designed to provide the latest advances in medical and surgical management of glaucoma.  Novel diagnostic and treatment modalities will be presented by Duke Eye Center Faculty and distinguished guest(s).


35th Annual Glaucoma Symposium Image of Advanced Glaucoma

Saturday, October 14, 2023

7:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Duke Eye Center 

AERI Auditorium

Contact: DukeEyeEvents@Duke.edu

Location and Parking

AERI Auditorium at Duke Eye Center

2351 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27710


Parking can be found at the Research Dr. Parking Garage:

Research Drive and Erwin Road, Research Dr, Durham, NC 27705

There will be directional signs that lead you to the AERI Auditorium

Hotel Information

The Lodge at Duke Medical Center

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Make a reservation for the 35th Annual Glaucoma Symposium

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(919) 286-3111

Request the Annual Glaucoma Symposium (Group ID: 14776)


7:30 AM       Breakfast & Exhibit Viewing

7:50 AM       Welcome

                     Julia Rosdahl, MD, PhD

8:00 AM       Wellness for Eye Doctors

                     Julia Rosdahl, MD, PhD

8:20 AM       Case Presentations

                     Glaucoma Fellows:

                     Ricky Cui, MD

                     Glaucoma Fellow

                     Faculty Discussant

                     Stuart McKinnon, MD, PhD

8:35 AM       Keynote Speaker: Global Outreach and Education Bridging the Gap

                     Oluwatosin U. Smith, MD

                     Glaucoma Associate of Texas

9:35 AM       Home Monitoring for Glaucoma

                     Joanne Wen, MD

9:55 AM       Sustained Released Medications for Glaucoma

                     Katy Liu, MD

10:15 AM     Break

10:30 AM     Panel on Patient Communication/Education

                     Surgery, Pediatrics, Medication Aids

                     Frank Moya, MD

                     Sharon Freedman, MD

                     Jill Koury, MD

11:00 AM     Fellow Debate: NTG vs. POAG - 1 Disease or 2?

                     Glaucoma Fellow Debaters:

                       - Kristi Wu, MD

                       - June Si, MD

                       - Abhinab Golla, MD

                       - Basil Matthews, MD

                     Faculty Discussant:

                       - Pratap Challa, MD

                       - Henry Tseng, MD, PhD

12:00 PM     Lunch

12:45 PM     Vision Rehabilitation

                     Pearls for Glaucoma Patients

                     Omar Mohiuddin, OTR/L, MS, MPH, CLVT

1:15 PM       Keynote Speaker

                     Mobility in Glaucoma: A Consequence, A Cause, or A Cure?

                     Pradeep Yammanuru Ramulu, MD, PhD

                     Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute

2:15 PM       Research Round-Up

                    Trainees and Mentors:

                      - Alice Choi, MD, Resident & Divakar Gupta, MD

                      - Nick Johnson, MS & Leon Herndon, MD

                      - Sahil Aggarwal, MD & Leon Herndon, MD

3:00 PM       Closing Remarks and Adjourn

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The 33rd Annual Glaucoma Symposium held October 9, 2021 is now available online for CME credit. 

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The 32nd Annual Glaucoma Symposium held September 26, 2020 is now available online for CME credit. 

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