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John J. Chen, MD, PhD - February 1st, 2018

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Allegheny County Medical Society

713 Ridge Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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JOhn Chen

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John J. Chen, MD, PhD

Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology, the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN



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Special Dietary Request – Please Contact Nadine Popovich at 412-321-5030.

Fruit & Nut Spinach Salad w/vinaigrette on the side
Entrée:
Balsamic Glazed Chicken w/Vegetables and Parmesan Risotto
or
Baked Ratatouille w/Parmesan Risotto

Dessert: Chocolate and Truffles


4:00 pm Registration
4:30 pm 1st Lecture – Case Studies on the use of OCT: Its Utility and Potential Artifacts
7:00 pm 2nd Lecture – Papilledema and Intracranial Pressure

Following this program, attendees will be able to:

1st Lecture - Describe the use of OCT to differentiate retinopathy from optic neuropathy
Discuss the use of retinal ganglion cell layer to differentiate damage to the optic nerve, optic chiasm, and optic tract
Recognize artifacts that can cause a false positive or missed diagnosis


2nd Lecture - Discuss the most common causes of papilledema and the workup
Describe common mimickers of papilledema (pseudo papilledema)
Identify tools for detecting and following papilledema (including recent/future studies)


Thank you to Regeneron and Spark Therapedutics for providing support for the program.

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