The ASCRS Clinical Survey is one of the society’s most important tools to assess the needs of its members and develop education to address those needs. Conducted annually, the survey collects surgeon practice patterns and beliefs, incidence of clinical conditions, adoption of new techniques and technology and patterns associated with anterior segment surgical outcomes. The findings also reveal what members are interested in learning more about, new trends or treatments in anterior segment surgery.
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Determined to distinguish itself as the society dedicated to anterior segment surgeons, ASCRS unveiled a new logo and tagline, For Surgeons. For You., increasing its relevance among current and prospective members.
ASCRS is eager to advance its reputation as the home to all anterior segment surgeons at every career stage and across all associated subspecialties. Through ASCRS, members come together to improve the vision, outcomes, and quality of life for patients through:
2019 ASC Final Rule Released: CMS Will Update ASC Payment with Hospital Market Basket Following ASCRS and Ophthalmic Community Advocacy.
2019 AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER (ASC) PAYMENT SYSTEM AND QUALITY REPORTING (ASCQR) PROGRAM FINAL RULE RELEASED
ASCRS CyPass Withdrawal Task Force
Leads: Douglas Rhee, MD; Nathan Radcliffe, MD; and Francis Mah, MD
Glaucoma: Leon Herndon, MD; Marlene Moster, MD; Thomas Samuelson, MD; Steven Vold, MD;
Ike Ahmed, MD
Cornea: Ken Beckman, MD, FACS; John Berdahl, MD; Marjan Farid, MD; Preeya Gupta, MD
September 18, 2018 -- The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) announced today that it has convened a task force to review data from the COMPASS-XT study and associated research, and to develop a physician guidance document associated with the voluntary withdrawal of Alcon’s CyPass Micro-Stent.
Get involved and help shape the Annual Meeting program by submitting your instructional courses, scientific films, papers, posters and photos for the 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting, May 3-7 in San Diego, California. The deadline to submit courses, films, papers and posters is Wednesday, October 17. The deadline for photo submissions is Friday, January 11, 2019.