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Best Paper of Session (BPOS) Winners 2017

Session: 1-A Cataract Femtosecond Laser
Paper Title: Ultrasound Energy in Different Nuclear Densities During Laser–Assisted Versus Conventional Cararact Surgery
Presenter: Ahmed Assaf, MD, FRCSEd

Session: 1-B Keratorefractive Refractive Lenticule Extraction, Comparisons, and Refractive Outcomes
Paper Title: Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction for Hyperopia: Visual and Refractive Outcomes, Optical Zone Centration, Diameter, and Aberration Induction
Presenter: Dan Z. Reinstein, MD, FRCSC
Coauthors: Kishore Raj Pradhan, MD, Purushottam Dhungana, Glenn I. Carp, MBBCh FC Ophth(SA), Timothy J. Archer, MA(Oxon), Raynan Khan, BSc, Marine Gobbe, PhD

Session: 1-C Presbyopia Correction Trifocal IOLs
Paper Title: Multicenter Defocus Curve Evaluation of a New Trifocal Presbyopia Correcting IOL—6-months Postoperative Results
Presenter: Thomas Kohnen, MD, PhD, FEBO
Coauthors: Rudy M.M.A. Nuijts, MD, PhD, Jose F. Alfonso, MD, PhD, Edgardo Carreño, MD

Session: 1-D Cornea DALK
Paper Title: High-Resolution OCT Imaging of Bowman Layer in Asymmetric Keratoconus
Presenter: Roshan T, MD
Coauthors: Urvija Choudhary, M.S., Rohit Shetty, DNB, FRCS, Abhijit S. Roy, PhD, Natasha K. Pahuja, DOMS, Rushad C. Shroff, MD

Session: 1-E Cornea Ocular Surface Disease
Paper Title: Diagnostic Usefulness of Anterior Chamber Paracentesis with Polymerase Chain Reaction in Corneal Endotheliitis
Presenter: Seong Jae Kim, MD, PhD
Coauthors: Jun Hun Lee, MD, Young Jeung Park, MD, PhD, GyuNam Kim, MD


Paper Title: Pregnancy-Induced Changes in Corneal Biomechanics and Topography Related to Thyroid Hormone
Presenter: Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD
Coauthors: David Tabibian, MD, Sabine Kling, PhD

Session: 1-F Glaucoma MIGS and Canaloplasty
Paper Title: Multicenter Open-Label Study of the Performance of a New Gel Stent in Refractory Glaucoma in the United States
Presenter: Arsham Sheybani, MD
Coauthors: Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH, William J. Flynn, MD, Kent P Bashford, DO, Richard A. Lewis, MD, Barbara Niksch

Session: 1-G Cataract Small Pupil and Challenging Cases
Paper Title: Efficacy of a New Pupil-Expansion Device in Cataract Surgery: First 30 Cases
Presenter: Sergio Canabrava, MD
Coauthors: Leticia Moreira Bernardino, Gabriella Faria Lopes, MD, Thais Marina BATISTELI Camelo, MD

Session: 1-H Cataract Multifocal, Accommodating, and EDOF IOLs
Paper Title: Prospective, Randomized Study Comparing Visual Outcomes of an Accommodating IOL and 2 Multifocal IOLs: 5-Year Follow-up
Presenter: Robert Edward T. Ang, MD

Session: 1-I Keratorefractive PRK/LASIK, Crosslinking
Paper Title: Optimizing the Inflammatory Response After Excimer Laser Ablation Using Molecular Inflammatory Markers
Presenter: Emilio Almeida Torres Netto, MD
Coauthors: Sabine Kling, PhD, Arthur Hammer, MD, Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD

Session: 1-J Retina IFIS, CME, Retinal Complications and Treatment
Paper Title: Neodymium:YAG Laser Vitreolysis: Retrospective Safety Study
Presenter: Inder Singh, MD

Session: 1-K Cornea EK and DMEK
Paper Title: Comparison of Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Descemetorhexis and Manual Descemetorhexis in Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty
Presenter: Adi Einan-Lifshitz, MD
Coauthors: Nir Sorkin, MD, Mahmood J. Showail, MD, FRCSC, Tanguy Boutin, MD, MSc, Armand M. Borovik, MBBS FRANZCO, Clara C. Chan, MD, FRCSC, David S. Rootman, MD, FRCSC

Session: 1-L Cornea DSEK
Paper Title: Planned Descemetorhexis Without Endothelial Keratoplasty in Eyes with Fuchs Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy
Presenter: Alain Saad, MD
Coauthors: Romain Courtin, MD, Christophe Panthier, Damien Gatinel, MD

Session: 2-A Keratorefractive Surface Ablation and Crosslinking
Paper Title: Comparison of Aberration-Free and Corneal Wavefront-Guided Transepithelial PRK in Eyes with Myopia and More Than 2.5 Diopters of Refractive Astigmatism
Presenter: David Sung Yong Kang, MD
Coauthors: Jin Young Choi, MD, Byoung Jin Ha, MD, Eun Kyung Kim, MD, Hun Lee, MD, Tae-im Kim, MD, PhD

Session: 2-B Keratorefractive Keratorefractive LASIK
Paper Title: LASIK Outcomes: Comparison of Vector Planning and Manifest Refraction for the Treatment of Myopic Astigmatism
Presenter: Noel Alpins, MD, FACS
Coauthors: Maria C. Arbelaez, MD, George Stamatelatos, OD, James K. Ong, BOptom, Dr. rer. nat., Samuel Arba Mosquera, PhD

Session: 2-C Cataract Phaco Techniques, IOLs
Paper Title: The 30-Degree Phaco Tip Revisited: Its Value in Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Cataract Surgery
Presenter: Nermin Graise, MD
Coauthors: Paul S. Koch, MD

Session: 2-D Cataract Intraoperative Aberrometry, Post-Refractive IOL Calculation, and Teaching Cases
Paper Title: Impact of Incomplete Intraocular Lens Unfolding on Induced Astigmatism with Real-Time Intraoperative Aberrometry
Presenter: Nathan Abraham, MD
Coauthors: Jonathan D. Solomon, MD

Session: 2-E Cataract EDOF, Refractive Index Shaping
Paper Title: Visual Performance and Perceived Photopic Phenomena with a New Extended Depth of Focus IOL
Presenter: Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, PhD,
Coauthors: Bert C. Giers, MD, Stephanie Liebing, MSc, Dorottya Varadi, MD, Ramin Khoramnia, MD

Session: 2-F Glaucoma MIGS and MISC.
Paper Title: Efficacy of 2 Targeted Versus NonTargeted Trabecular Microbypass Stents: Preliminary Investigation
Presenter: Vinay Kansal, BHSc
Coauthors: Matthew B. Schlenker, MD FRCSC, Devesh K. Varma, MD, FRCSC

Session: 2-G Cataract Secondary IOLs, PCO
Paper Title: Long-Term Biocompatibility of a Modular Intraocular Lens System
Presenter: Jason Ludlow, MD
Coauthors: Joah Aliancy, MD, Jason Nguyen, MD, Liliana Werner, MD, PhD, Nick Mamalis, MD

Session: 2-H Keratorefractive Refractive Lenticule Extraction, Outcomes, & Surgical Techniques
Paper Title: Stromal Remodeling and Lenticule Thickness Accuracy in Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction: 1-Year Prospective Study
Presenter: Martin Dirisamer, MD

Session: 2-I Cataract IOL Glistenings, IOL Design and Delivery, and Nd:YAG Capsulotomy
Paper Title: Floater Incidence After Capsulotomy with a Multi-Modality Nd:YAG Laser
Presenter: Inder P. Singh, MD

Session: 2-J Presbyopia Correction Accommodation, Monovision, Scleral Implants
Paper Title: Image Registration Demonstrates Accommodation Is a Small Displacement Phenomenon
Presenter: Ronald A. Schachar, MD, PhD

Session: 2-K Cataract NSAIDs, CME, and Corticosteroids
Paper Title: Efficacy of Preoperative NSAID and the Re-Dilation Technique in Minimizing Miosis after Femtosecond Laser Pretreatment in Cataract Surgery
Presenter: Bruna V. Ventura, MD
Coauthors: Laura Portela Rabello, MD, Fernanda Silvestre Ribeiro da Costa Gomes, Marcelo C. Ventura, MD, PhD

Session: 2-L Glaucoma Keratoconus, Intrastromal Corneal Ring Segments
Paper Title: Corneal Allogenic Intrastromal Ring Segments for the Treatment of Keratoconus
Presenter: Soosan Jacob, FRCS, MS,
Coauthors: Athiya Agarwal, MD


Paper Title: Evaluation of Snake-like Chromatin Cell Protein Related to Eye Rubbing in Patients with Keratoconus and Allergic Conjunctivitis
Presenter: Maria A. Henriquez, MD,
Coauthors: Luis Izquierdo, MD, Nadia Canorio Pariona, PhD

Session: 2-M Cataract Toric IOL Calculation, Post-Refractive Surgery Calculation
Paper Title: Whether Flipping the Axis Is Beneficial When Targeting Minimal Remaining Refractive Astigmatism with Toric IOLs
Presenter: Michael Goggin, FRCSI(Ophth), FRANZCO

Session: 2-N Cataract Multifocal IOLs, EDOF IOLs
Paper Title: Diagnostic Preoperative Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography for the Prediction of Postoperative Intraocular Lens Position and Tilt in Presbyopic Refractive Cataract Surgery
Presenter: Joseph J.K. Ma, MD, FRCSC

Session: 2-O Glaucoma Cyclophotocoagulation, CO2 Laser, Glaucoma Surgery
Paper Title: Efficacy of Micropulse Cyclophotocoagulation in Lowering Intraocular Pressure in Patients with Glaucoma
Presenter: Jody Zhe He, BA,
Coauthors: Mark S. Hansen, MD, Elizabeth A. Davis, MD, FACS, Thomas W. Samuelson, MD

Session: 2-P Keratorefractive Refractive Lenticule Extraction and LASIK Complications
Paper Title: Comparing Outcomes of Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction Versus Combined Topography-Guided and Wavefront-Optimized LASIK
Presenter: Shreyas  Ramamurthy, MD

Session: 2-Q Cornea Keratoconus/CXL
Paper Title: Differential Molecular Signature in Cone Versus Periphery and Its Impact on Custom Crosslinking
Presenter: Pallak Kusumgar, MS

Session: 2-R Cataract Phaco Technology, IOL Delivery Systems
Paper Title: Initial Report of an Automated Capsulotomy Device with a 6-Month Follow-up
Presenter: Gabriel Quesada, MD


Session: 3-A Glaucoma MIGS, Trabeculectomy, and Goniotomy
Paper Title: Excimer Laser Trabeculostomy MIGS Procedure Using No Implants While Lowering Intraocular Pressure Over 8 Years, Alone and with Phaco
Presenter: Michael S. Berlin, MD
Coauthors: Marc Toeteberg-Harms, MD, FEBO, Lea Kleineberg, MD, Vigan Roka, MD, Richard Paul Stodtmeister, MD, Ulrich F Giers, MD

Session: 3-B Keratorefractive Phakic IOLs
Paper Title: Influence of the White-to-White Reproducibility Measured with 2 Systems in the Sizing Selection of a Collagen Copolymer Phakic IOL
Presenter: Joaquín Fernández, MD

Session: 3-C Keratorefractive Corneal Topography and Anterior Segment OCT
Paper Title: Bowman and Below: Next-Generation Topography
Presenter: Natasha K. Pahuja, DOMS
Coauthors: Rohit Shetty, DNB, FRCS, Pallak Kusumgar, MS, Tushar Grover, MS, Abhijit S. Roy, PhD, Kanchan Sainani, MS, DNB

Session: 3-D Cataract Multifocal IOLs, EDOF IOLs
Paper Title: Comparison of the Ocular Scatter Index of Pseudophaic Eyes with a Monofocal IOL Versus Extendend Depth of Focus IOL
Presenter: James C. Loden, MD
Coauthors: Katie A. Mills, MD

Session: 3-E Cornea Dry Eye Disease, Infectious Keratitis
Paper Title: Accelerated Corneal Crosslinking with Photoactivated Chromophore for Therapy-Resistant Infectious Keratitis
Presenter: Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD
Coauthors: Sabine Kling, PhD, Boris Knaizer, MD, Yonit Krakauer, MD, Toval Lifshitz

Session: 3-F Cornea Endothelium, Corneal Refractive Surgery and Keratoplasty
Paper Title: Exacerbation of Granular Corneal Dystrophy Type II After LASIK Performed in the United States and Europe in Non-Korean Patients
Presenter: Anthony Aldave, MD
Coauthors: Eli Moses, MD, Julie Marie Schallhorn, MD, David G Hwang, MD, FACS

Session: 3-G Cataract Femtosecond Laser
Paper Title: Scanning Electron Micrographic Comparison of Manual Capsulorhexis and Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Capsulotomy Methods
Presenter: Jared Matthews, MD
Coauthors: Terrence P. O'Brien, MD

Session: 3-H Cataract Astigmatism Correction, Femtosecond Laser
Paper Title: Tailored Reduction in Coma, Irregular Astigmatism, and Myopia with Sequential Double Femtosecond-Assisted Surgery in Patient with Bilateral Keratoconus, Cataract, and Anisometropia
Presenter: Luca Gualdi, MD

Session: 3-I Keratorefractive Refractive Lenticule Extraction/LASIK/Crosslinking
Paper Title: Planned Versus Achieved Corneal Thickness Reduction in Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Myopic LASIK and Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction
Presenter: Vasilis Skouteris, MD
Coauthors: A. John Kanellopoulos, MD

Session: 3-J Presbyopia Correction Corneal Inlays.
Paper Title: LASIK and a Transparent Shape-Changing Corneal Inlay with Mitomycin-C
Presenter: Julian Theng, FRCOphth, MMed

Session: 3-K Cataract IOL Calculations
Paper Title: Head-to-Head Comparison of 2 New Data-Driven Calculation Methods
Presenter: Gerald P. Clarke, MD,
Coauthors: Adam Kapelner, PhD

Session: 3-L Retina Dry-Eye Disease/MGD
Paper Title: Prevalence of Meibomian Gland Atrophy in a Pediatric Population
Presenter: Madelyn Stevens, BA
Coauthors: Preeya K. Gupta, MD

Session: 3-M Cataract Phaco Outcomes
Paper Title: Same-Day Versus Different-Day Bilateral Cataract Surgery: Visual Outcomes
Presenter: James Carolan, MD
Coauthors: Neal H. Shorstein, MD, Lisa J. Herrinton, PhD, Liyan Liu, MD, MS

Session: 3-N Pediatric Cataract Surgery, Congenital Cataracts, and IOL Power Calculations
Paper Title: Mobile High-Frequency Low-Energy Femtosecond Laser for Pediatric Cataract Surgery
Presenter: Simon Sheung Man Fung, MA, FRCOphth,
Coauthors: John Brookes, FRCOphth, Mark R. Wilkins, MD, FRCOphth, Gillian GW Adams, FRCS(Ed)

Session: 3-P Presbyopia Correction Corneal Inlays
Paper Title: Pupil Size Effect on Visual Performance with a Small-Aperture Corneal Inlay
Presenter: Steven C. Schallhorn, MD

Session: 3-Q Cornea Ocular Surface Disease
Paper Title: Femtosecond Laser Pterygium Surgery
Presenter: Jod S. Mehta, MD, FRCSEd

Session: 3-R Cataract Toric IOLs
Paper Title: Results of Change of Effective Lens Position on Intraocular Lens Rotation After Toric IOL Implantation
Presenter: Eunchul Kim, MD, PhD
Coauthors: Ji-Hye Lee, MD, Sung Kun Chung, MD, PhD, Hyo Won Kim, MD, Man Soo Kim, MD, PhD

Session: 4-B Cataract Complication Management
Paper Title: Explantation of Opacified IOL and Subluxation of Hydrophilic Acrylic Plate IOL Using a Femtosecond Laser
Presenter: Chandra Bala, PhD, MBBS(Hons)
Coauthors: Thomas Chun Wai Chan, MBBS(Hons), B.Optom(Hons), Kerrie Meades, MBBS(Hons), Andrew White, MBBS Ph

Session: 4-C Keratorefractive LASIK Risks, Flap Creation, and Studies
Paper Title: Evaluation of the PTA Index for the Detection of Ectasia Susceptibility
Presenter: Alain Saad, MD
Coauthors: Perry Scott Binder, MS, MD, Damien Gatinel, MD

Session: 4-D Cataract Multifocal IOLs, Blended Vision
Paper Title: Predictive Analysis of Accommodation Mechanics for Various Technology Applications Using a Virtual 3-D Finite Element Model
Presenter: AnnMarie Hipsley, DPT, PhD
Coauthors: Katie R. Knaus, Daniel B. Goldberg, MD, Silvia S. Blemker, PhD

Session: 4-E Cornea DMEK
Paper Title: Cannula-Assisted Ab Interno Hydro-Unfolding Technique in DMEK
Presenter: Caterina Sarnicola, MD
Coauthors: Enrica Sarnicola, MD, Francsco Sabatino, MD, Vincenzo Sarnicola, MD

Session: 4-F Cataract Glued IOL, Challenging Cases, and Practice Patterns
Paper Title: Risk of Bias Assessment of Randomized Controlled Trials in High-Impact Ophthalmology Journals and Medical Journals: A Systematic Review
Presenter: Robert Koucheki, BSc(C)
Coauthors: Lazar Joksimovic, BSc(C), Marko Popovic, BSc, Matthew B. Schlenker, MD FRCSC, Yusuf Ahmed, BMSc (C), Ike Ahmed, MD

Session: 4-G Cataract Biometry and Surgical Planning
Paper Title: The Effect of Crystalline Lens/Intraocular Lens Tilt and Decentration on Retinal Image Quality Using a Ray Tracing Model
Presenter: Mitchell P. Weikert, MD
Coauthors: Abhinav Golla, BS, Li Wang, MD, PhD, Douglas D. Koch, MD

Session: 4-H Cornea Limbal Stem Cell Transplant, Corneal Storage, and Keratoplasty
Paper Title: The Effect of Mechanical Ventilation Time on Corneal Donor Endothelial Cell Density and Transplant Suitability
Presenter: Jordan Ambrose Margo, MD
Coauthors: Clayton H Brown, PhD, Caroline Kristen Hoover, CEBT, Moulaye Ahmed Haidara, MD, Wuqaas M. Munir, MD

Session: 4-J Keratorefractive LASIK and Refractive Outcomes
Paper Title: Influence of the Optical Zone Design and Magnitude of Correction on the Volume of Corneal Tissue Involved in LASIK Surgery for Myopia
Presenter: Damien Gatinel, MD
Coauthors: Alain Saad, MD, Perry Scott Binder, MS, MD

Session: 4-K Cataract Biometry and Astigmatism
Paper Title: Swept Source Versus Partial Coherent Interferometry/Scheimpflug for Biometry
Presenter: Joshua Frenkel, MD, MPH
Coauthors: Jonathan D. Solomon, MD

Session: 4-L Cataract Phaco Techniques, Instrumentation, and IOL Fixation
Paper Title: Adjunct Micro-Interventional Endocapsular Lens Fragmentation Can Significantly Reduce Phaco Energy and Fluidics: Results of the Leep 103 RCT
Presenter: Tsontcho Ianchulev, MD, MPH
Coauthors: Farrell C. Tyson, MD, Susan MacDonald, MD, Ike Ahmed, MD, Ernesto A. Calvo, MD

Session: 4-M Cornea Keratoconus, OCT, and Transplant Techniques
Paper Title: Bowman Layer Transplantation for Advanced Keratoconus: Graft Preparation and Clinical Outcomes
Presenter: Esther Groeneveld-van Beek, M.Sc.
Coauthors: Jack Parker, MD, Korine van Dijk, Vasilis S. Liarakos, MD, PhD, Lamis Baydoun, MD, Gerrit R.J. Melles, MD, PhD