Live, Interactive Webinars

Cybersight offers free, live online training events for eye health professionals. Expert international faculty discuss comprehensive ophthalmology topics, with live audio and video. Join colleagues from more than 100 countries around the world for interactive presentations, surgical demonstrations and expert Q&A.

A computer, tablet or smartphone with an Internet connection is required to participate. A link to join the session will be sent by email after you register. Can’t make it? Don’t worry, we record every event and post it in the Cybersight Library.

Schedule of Upcoming Webinars
Thu
November 14, 2019
09:30-12:00 GMT/UTC
Live Surgeries and Lectures from the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital - Week 1
Dr. Santosh Bhide, Dr. Lesya Shuba & Dr. James Whelan
Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, India
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
Memorial University of Newfoundland - St. John's Newfoundland, Canada
Join us for live surgeries and lectures aboard the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital on location in Accra, Ghana. ... - Observe live surgical demonstrations through the microscope, with narration from international expert eye surgeons.

- Faculty will deliver lectures in key ophthalmology topics.

- Ask questions of the surgeons and lecturers in real-time.

Thursday: November 14, 2019
Lecture: Retinal photocoagulation: Dr. James Whelan
Surgery: Small Incision Cataract Surgery: Dr. Santosh Bhide
Lecture: OCT reading and interpretation: Dr. James Whelan

Time: 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM, GMT/UTC; all participants are welcome to attend the full broadcast, or only portions. You may leave and re-enter the broadcast at any time.

Fri
November 14, 2019
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Introduction to Pediatric Low Vision Rehabilitation
Dr. Karen Squier
Associate Professor and Chief of Low Vision Services, Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN, USA
Visual impairment and blindness in children requires a comprehensive functional vision evaluation to... assess. An introduction into case history and examination modifications as well as prescription of assistive devices will be discussed, and referrals to rehabilitation professionals to enhance functional outcomes will be reviewed.

Wed&Thu
November 20 & 21, 2019
09:30-12:00 GMT/UTC
Live Surgeries and Lectures from the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital - Week 2
Dr. Tom Johnson, Dr. Peter Kertes & Dr. Henry O'Halloran
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, USA
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
University of California, San Diego, USA
Join us for live surgeries and lectures aboard the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital on location in Accra, Ghana. ... - Observe live surgical demonstrations through the microscope, with narration from international expert eye surgeons.

- Faculty will deliver lectures in key ophthalmology topics.

- Ask questions of the surgeons and lecturers in real-time.

Wednesday: November 20, 2019
Lecture: Central Serous Retinopathy: Dr. Peter Kertes
Surgery: Strabismus Surgery: Dr. Henry O'Halloran
Lecture: Congenital Lacrimal Duct Obstruction: Dr. Tom Johnson

Thursday: November 21, 2019
Lecture: Retinal photocoagulation: Dr. Peter Kertes
Surgery: Strabismus Surgery: Dr. Henry O'Halloran
Lecture: Orbital Tumor Assessment and Treatment: Dr. Tom Johnson

Time: 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM, GMT/UTC; all participants are welcome to attend the full broadcast, or only portions. You may leave and re-enter the broadcast at any time.

Thu
November 21, 2019
13:30-15:00 GMT/UTC
Live Surgical Demonstration: Vitreoretinal Part II
Dr. Steve Charles
MD. Founder, Charles Retina Institute, USA.
During this live second vitreoretinal surgical demonstration, two cases will be performed with... step-by-step narration by the surgeon, who will also take your questions in real-time.

Mon
November 25, 2019
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Postoperative Management of Penetrating Keratoplasty
Dr. James Lehmann
former Orbis staff ophthalmologist (2005) and currently a cornea surgeon at Focal Point Vision in San Antonio, Texas, USA
In penetrating keratoplasty, the surgery is only the beginning! Postoperative management is critical... in ensuring good results and happy patients. This webinar will focus on immediate postoperative issues like epithelialization and glaucoma as well as longer term issues like rejection and astigmatism management. Log on to hear frequent visiting faculty Dr. James Lehmann share his tips and wisdom.
Fri
December 6, 2019
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Viral Uveitis
Dr. Ramana S. Moorthy
Indiana, USA
This lecture will cover the manifestations of various forms of virally induced intraocular inflammation.... Anterior chamber, vitreous, and Retinochoroidal manifestations of these diseases will be discussed. Modern developments in the diagnosis and management of these entities will be reviewed.

Sat
December 7, 2019
09:00-10:00 GMT/UTC
The Cerebral Visual Impairments: Diagnosis and the Principles of Management
Dr. Adedayo Adio & Dr. Gordon Dutton
University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland
Most health practitioners when they are confronted with children who have varying degrees of birth asphyxia or any ... condition leading to neonatal or infantile brain hypoxia or ischemia usually don’t know what to do as each child present with different degrees of damage which make the management onerous. Prof Dutton explains what each part of the brain does and how each part of the brain responds to injury clearly in an easy to understand way so that we can help these children much more easily.

Don’t miss it.

Lecturer: Prof. Gordon Dutton
Paediatric Ophthalmologist and Emeritus Professor of Visual Science at Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland

Panelist: Adedayo Adio FWACS, FMCOPHth, FCIA, FLVP, FICO
Consultant Pediatric Ophthalmologist
University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
Director, TLEC Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Severely Visually Impaired
Chairperson, Nigerian Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Society (NIPOSS)

Fri
December 13, 2019
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Sarcoidosis and Tuberculous Uveitis
Dr. Ramana S. Moorthy
Indiana, USA
This lecture will review the global prevalence of tuberculous Uveitis and it’s various clinical... manifestations. This will be compared and contrast did to the manifestations of sarcoid Uveitis. Diagnosis and management of these conditions will be discussed.

Wed
December 18, 2019
13:00-14:00 GMT/UTC
Optimizing Cataract Surgical Outcomes in Myriad Situations
Dr. Abhay R. Vasavada
Raghudeep Eye Hospital, India
Today, with improved techniques and surgical technology, cataract surgery outcomes and patient expectations have greatly increased. ... It is therefore important that surgeons be able to give a superlative intraoperative performance time after time, even in challenging ocular environments, such as small pupils, floppy irides, dense cataracts, zonular weakness, vitrectomised eyes and high myopic eyes. The discussion will include what technique modifications should be made, and how the fluidics parameters as well as ultrasound energy should be used to their best, so that surgeons can ensure clear corneas, quiet eyes, and bespoke surgical outcomes predictably and reproducibly in every situation. It will be useful to both, beginner surgeons, as well as experienced surgeons.
Mon
December 23, 2019
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Strabismus Questions & Answers: Part V
Dr. Daniel Neely
Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Professor of Ophthalmology | Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
During this highly-interactive live webinar, the full hour will be dedicated to answering your questions... about strabismus. All questions are welcome.
Questions submitted in advance as part of the webinar registration will be given priority. Additional live questions are also welcome.

Thu
January 9, 2020
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Cyclophotocoagulation: Technology and Patient Selection
Dr. Malik Kahook
Dr. Malik Y. Kahook, Professor of Ophthalmology - University of Colorado, USA
Trans-Scleral Cyclophotocoagulation (TS-CPC) is a commonly used laser treatment for ... glaucomatous eyes suffering from severe to end stage disease. The endocscopic form, known as endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP), is commonly used for earlier stage glaucoma and is often coupled with cataract surgery. This talk will focus on the basics of both transcleral as well as endocsopic CPC including patient vignettes and pearls for practice.
Fri
January 17, 2020
15:00-16:00 GMT/UTC
Surgical Correction of Presbyopia
Dr. John E. Downing
Kentucky, USA
We now have excellent predictability with IOL calculations and a variety of techniques and multifocal IOLs to help give our ... patients their best functional uncorrected postop vision. We need to customize the target refraction for each patient depending on their visual needs. Dr. Downing will discuss the advantages in many patients of monovision or mini-monovision to minimize their need for spectacles if they want to see well without glasses as much as possible and are not good candidates for multifocal IOLs.

Thu
January 23, 2020
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Management of Common Neuro-ophthalmological Conditions
Dr. Karl Golnik
University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Recent publications have changed the management of several neuro-ophthalmic conditions. Topics will include optic neuritis ... and NMO, MOG, diagnostic evaluation of transient visual loss due to retinal arterial insufficiency, CRAO and BRAO and management of NAION.
Thu
January 30, 2020
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Preparing Our Low Vision Patients for Daily Living
Dr. Sarah Wassnig
London, United Kingdom
"There's nothing more that can be done" is hard for low vision patients to hear. Avoid this phrase and go the extra mile to help your patients stay as ... independent as possible. Join Dr Sarah Wassnig as she discusses how to help your low vision patients adapt their environment to maximise their vision, navigate their environment safely, and continue to enjoy their favourite activities.

Fri
February 7, 2020
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Trabeculectomy: Technique and Post-Operative Care
Dr. Wallace Alward
Director, Glaucoma Service, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, USA
This webinar will discuss the place for trabeculectomy in the management of glaucoma. It ... will outline the surgical techniques in detail. The normal post-operative management will be discussed as will complications and their management.
Fri
February 14, 2020
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Thyroid Eye Disease: Diagnosis and Management
Dr. Andrew Harrison
Director, Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery, University of Minnesota, USA
During this live webinar, we will discuss how to diagnose and treat patients with thyroid eye disease (TED). ... We will discuss current treatment options including surgical and non-surgical approaches.

Mon
February 24, 2020
13:00-14:00 GMT/UTC
Live Surgical Demonstration: Basics of Macular Hole Surgery
Dr. David Miller
Vitreoretinal surgeon at Retina Associates of Cleveland, USA
Macular hole surgery has become highly successful in restoring vision for a once irreversible condition. We will stress ... the basics of obtaining successful outcomes for macular hole surgery, beginning with case selection, safe vitrectomy techniques, reproducible cost effective surgical techniques for ILM peeling, and post operative instructions.
Fri
March 13, 2020
13:00-14:00 GMT/UTC
Anatomy of the OCT Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Scan
Dr. Sowmya Srinivas
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, New Hampshire, USA
This live webinar will review the interpretation of an OCT scan for neuro-ophthalmic disorders including glaucoma. It will also ... include valuable tips for integrating this technology to your clinical practice using a case-based discussion.

Fri
March 20, 2020
14:00-15:00 GMT/UTC
Update on the Spectrum of Orbital Inflammatory Disorder
Dr. Vivian Yin
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
This webinar will review the diagnosis and management of infection and non-infection orbital inflammatory disorder, ... including IgG4 disease, granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegner’s), histiocytosis X, and idiopathic orbital inflammation. We will discuss the use of immunomoduators and typical regimen for each of the above disorders. The surgical approach and challenges for these diseases will also be addressed.
Thu
March 26, 2020
13:00-14:00 GMT/UTC
Dispensing 101: How Do I Make Up the Spectacles
Dr. Sarah Wassnig
London, United Kingdom
"Join Dr Sarah Wassnig as she discusses fitting spectacle lenses, adjusting frames and making repairs. Learn about different ... lens materials, the latest lenses on the market, how to adjust frames with different materials, and how to troubleshoot poor fitting spectacles. For dispensing opticians needing a refresher on dispensing pearls and optometrists who are frequently required to work in the dispensing lab.

Thu
April 2, 2020
13:00-14:00 GMT/UTC
Pediatric Uveitis
Dr. Christopher Tinley
The University of Cape Town, South Africa.
During this live webinar, Dr. Tinley will talk about uveitis in children in general, as well as its profile in Cape Town, South ... Africa. Dr. Tinley will specifically review the new guidelines on the treatment of JIA-associated uveitis: Update of the evidence based, interdisciplinary guideline for anti-inflammatory treatment of uveitis associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2019 Aug;49(1):43-55. Lastly, Dr. Tinley will briefly discuss paediatric uveitic cataract and 'new frontiers' in uveitis management.
Fri
April 17, 2020
13:00-14:00 GMT/UTC
Maximizing the Success of Trabeculectomy and Assessing the Post Op Filter
Dr. Jody R. Piltz-Seymour
Clinical Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
This webinar will review the basic steps of trabeculectomy and how to approach each step to minimize complications. We will ... then review how to assess the success of the trabeculectomy, how to determine the cause of post operative complications and how to treat any post operative complications.

Thu
April 23, 2020
13:00-14:00 GMT/UTC
Treatment Options for Moderate to Advanced Glaucoma: A Case-Based Discussion
Dr. Malik Kahook, Dr. Husam Ansari & Dr. Pradeep Ramulu
Dr. Malik Y. Kahook, University of Colorado, USA
Dr. Husam Ansari, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, USA
Dr. Pradeep Ramulu, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, USA
During this highly-interactive panel webinar, a case presentation will be followed by a ... wide ranging discussion on treatment options for patients with moderate to advanced glaucoma. Topics will include optimizing medical treatment, laser therapy as well as incisional interventions for lowering intraocular pressure.
Thu
April 30, 2020
13:00-14:00 GMT/UTC
Humphrey Field Analyzer: What the Machine Does to the Patient
Dr. Siddharth Dikshit
L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), India
The Humphrey Field Analyzer has been one of the most commonly used diagnostic test for Glaucoma over many ... decades. For a better understanding of the diagnostic process we need to understand how the machine works. This will help us extract better compliance from the patient performing the test. The device, especially the software is evolving, and has brought many new features making it relevant in today's era. I would be talking about what the machine does to the eye being tested, how it responds to the trigger, or the lack of it, how this impacts the result and how the device is evolved over time.