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2023 EyeWorld Daily News Friday

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F R I DAY, M AY 5 , 2 0 2 3 | A S C R S A N N UA L M E E T I N G DAILY NEWS Eyecelerator coverage, starting on page 36 Come Visit Us at Booth# 2237 Register for the Launch Event Hard Rock Hotel - Saturday May 6, 5:30pm - 7:30pm The IHEEZO logo and the Harrow logo are trademarks of Harrow IP, LLC. ©2023 Harrow. All Rights Reserved. IZO-00080 05/23 Imprimis 1 E yeWorld: What have you gained from your experience being so involved with ASCRS? Dr. Rhee: I am grateful to ASCRS on a number of levels. From a clinical sense, the field has changed over the E yeWorld spoke with Elizabeth Yeu, MD, who will officially step into her role as ASCRS presi- dent today, about her involvement with ASCRS and what she is looking continued on page 4 Douglas Rhee, MD, reflects on his year as ASCRS president last 2.5 decades since I was in my glaucoma fellowship and residency. Our techniques have gotten better, and we've introduced a lot of new instrumentation, both in cataract and glaucoma. I learned all the new and advanced techniques through my involvement in ASCRS. It has made me a better surgeon and allowed me to take care of my patients better and offer them more options. I've also met people through ASCRS who have socially and academically enriched me, fostering collaboration on the scientific and education- al front. It was also the Society that allowed me the opportunities to speak, which were vital to my educational career. It also gave me Thoughts from the incoming ASCRS president continued on page 3 forward to in leading the Society for the next year. EyeWorld: How long have you been involved with ASCRS and what first got you involved? Dr. Yeu: This has been my go-to organization from an education standpoint since I was a resident. It has been reinforced to me in the value of the skills transfer sessions and the whole meeting. The first ASCRS Annual Meeting I went to was in 2005. I was so fortunate in my fellowship that because of my mentors, there were opportunities to do research and present at meetings EXPERIENCE DEXTENZA VISIT BOOTH 1919 © 2023 Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. All rights reserved. DEXTENZA is a registered trademark of Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. PP-US-DX-0411-V2 LEARN MORE AT DEXTENZA.COM Friday, May 5, 2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting Find ASCRS and EyeWorld on social media u D A I LY N E W S

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