Joint Venture of the Arkansas Ophthalmological Society, Kansas Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons,
Missouri Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons and the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology

Thank you to those that joined us for the 2023 Table Rock Regional Roundup, held on September 21-23 at the Embassy Suites in Rogers, Arkansas.


6:00 PM – 8:00 PM     
Reception at Top Golf Rogers  


7:45 AM – 8:45 AM     
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
The exhibit hall is open all day, plus three designated breaks. 

8:45 AM – 8:50 AM
Welcome by Tracy C. Baltz, MD, Program Chair
Little Rock Eye Clinic; Little Rock, AR 

8:50 AM – 9:00 AM
The Absence of CL Chemokines Protects Against Retinal Function Loss during Staphylococcus aureus Endophthalmitis
Austin LaGrow, MD
Dean McGee Eye Institute, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine; Oklahoma City, OK 

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM
Incidence, Management, and Recurrence Rates of Herpes Simplex Virus and Zoster Keratitis in a Single-Center Study
Megan Sweeney
University of Missouri School of Medicine; Columbia, MO 

9:10 AM – 9:20 AM
Phacoemulsification in Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome: A Large Clinical Database Study
Ahmed Shakarchi, MD
Jones Eye Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Little Rock, AR 

9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
Keratoplasty for Treatment of Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Andrew Kalina, MD
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Kansas Medical Center; Prairie Grove, KS 
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM    
A Pupil of Pearls and Pitfalls of Premium IOL Selection
Christian C. Hester, MD
Little Rock Eye Clinic; Little Rock, AR 

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
American Academy of Ophthalmology Update: Public Policies Affecting Ophthalmic Care
Ben J. Harvey, MD
OAO Councilor to the AAO; Dean McGee Institute; Oklahoma City, OK 

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM   
Break in the Exhibit Hall 

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Retinoblastoma: To See or Not See
Matthew W. Wilson, MD, FACS
Barrett G. Haik Endowed Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Director, Hamilton Eye Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN 

11:15 AM – 11:55 AM   
Five Neuro-ophthalmic Diagnoses that You Cannot Afford to Miss
Andrew G. Lee, MD
Herb and Jean Lyman Centennial Chair in Ophthalmology and Founding Chairman of the Blanton Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas; Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at Weill Cornell Medicine; adjunct professor of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine; Houston, TX 

11:55 AM - 12:40 PM   
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall 

12:40 PM – 1:40 PM   
Are We Good Doctors? Do We Know
Paul H. Phillips, MD

Professor, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Neuro-ophthalmology, Pat Walker Chair, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM   
Hot Topics in Coding & Compliance
Joy Woodke, COE, OCS, OCSR
Director of Coding & Reimbursement, American Academy of Ophthalmology;San Francisco, CA 

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM     
Break in the Exhibit Hall 

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM     
E/M and Eye: Decipher the Definitions
Joy Woodke, COE, OCS, OCSR 

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM     
Discussion of Interesting or Perplexing Cases By Ophthalmology Members
Moderator: Tracy C. Baltz, MD 

4:15 PM - 4:20 PM     
General Announcements & Announcement of Paper Contest Winner 

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM     
Dinner at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Traveling Exhibit: Who We Are: Portraits by Annie Leibovitz  


7:45 AM – 8:55 AM     
State Society Meetings - Breakfast Buffet 

9:00 AM – 9:40 AM     
Space Flight Associated Neuro-ocular Syndrome (SANS)
Andrew G. Lee, MD 

9:40 AM – 10:10 AM    
Uveal Melanoma – The Ongoing Challenges in Finding a Cure
Matthew W. Wilson, MD, FACS 

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM   

Advances in Treatment of Dry Macular Degeneration
Riley Sanders, MD
Arkansas Retina Clinic; Little Rock, AR 

10:40 AM – 11:40 AM   
OMIC: Mitigating the Risk of Endophthalmitis Claims
Jane Mock, CPHM
Risk Manager, Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company; San Francisco, CA 

11:40 AM         
Closing Announcements & Adjourn