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Dr. Sonia N. Yeung, MD, PhD, FRCSC

2023 Planning Committee - Cataract
Participates in 13 items


Dr Sonia Yeung is Assistant Professor and Division Head for Cornea and External Disease in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual sciences. She is also the Medical Director of the Eye Bank of BC and Cornea Section Editor for the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. 

 

Dr Yeung completed her PHD, MD, and Ophthalmology residency at UBC. After a Fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases, and Refractive Surgery at the University of Toronto, she returned to UBC for a tenure-track academic position in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. She has received the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Gold Medal Award and Claes Dohlman Fellow Award from the Cornea Society for excellence in research, and has published over 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals. 

 

Dr Yeung is involved in teaching at the medical school, ophthalmology residency, and cornea fellowship programs at UBC and has been the recipient of both Faculty Research Award and Resident Teaching Award. In the clinic, she focuses on corneal and ocular surface disease, corneal transplantation, and cataract surgery. Her basic science laboratory is housed at the Eye Care Centre, Vancouver Hospital, where she trains graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

 

Financial disclosure: I have/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization.

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Sessions in which Dr. Sonia N. Yeung, MD, PhD, FRCSC participates

Saturday 11 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Cataract

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants will be able to:Identify pearls to simplify cataract surgeryDescribe tips on management of complex cataractsCanMEDS Roles: Medical expert, Scholar&n...

1:30 PM - 1:32 PM | 2 minutes
Cataract
2:55 PM
2:59 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 minute
Cataract
3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Cataract

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants will be able to:Identify ways to optimize cataract surgery outcomesReview common comorbid conditions present in cataract patientsDescribe what is new in IOL technologyCanM...

3:45 PM - 3:47 PM | 2 minutes
Cataract
5:10 PM
5:14 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 minute
Cataract

Sunday 12 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | 2 hours
Current Concepts

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants will be able to:Recognize features of optic neuritis requiring prompt investigation and more aggressive managementDescribe the challenges of and barriers to delivering eye care to indigent populationsRecognize features of optic neuritis requiring prompt investigation and more aggressive management

10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Cataract

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants will be able to:Provide an update on available technologyeDescribe recent research in cataract surgeryCanMEDS Roles: Medical expert, Scholar &n...

10:45 AM - 10:47 AM | 2 minutes
Cataract
12:10 PM
12:14 PM - 12:15 PM | 1 minute
Cataract
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Cataract

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants will be able to:Explore established and newer cataract practicesReview research relating to cataract surgery practicesManage common and uncommon symptoms after cataract surgery

1:30 PM - 1:32 PM | 2 minutes
Cataract
2:55 PM
2:59 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 minute
Cataract

Sessions in which Dr. Sonia N. Yeung, MD, PhD, FRCSC attends

Friday 10 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | 2 hours
Current Concepts

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants will be able to:Determine the ocular conditions associated with obstructive sleep apneaDescribe how racism operates within health care in parallel ways to how racism operates in other settingsProvide a framework for how we can move from supportive statements to anti-racist actionCanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert, Scholar

10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Cornea

Learning Objectives:1. To understand the role of genetics and environmental factors in keratoconus.2. To review modalities for refractive surgery and keratoconus management. CanMEDS Roles: Medical expert; Scholar 

1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Skills Transfer Course (STC)Cataract

SOLD OUTImplantation of an IOL in the absence of capsular support remains challenging for many surgeons. Intrascleral haptic fixation using the flanged, double needle (Yamane) technique allows the surgeon to scleral fixate a 3 piece IOL in the setting of complete zonular compromise.  The technique leaves the conjunctiva and sclera relatively undisturbed compared to other scleral fixation techniques while also reducin...

3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Cornea

Learning Objectives:To review diagnostic modalities to identify corneal disease.To understand the role of viral disease in the cornea.To evaluate methods for ocular surface reconstruction.CanMEDS Roles: Medical expert; Scholar

4:55 PM
4:55 PM - 5:00 PM | 5 minutes
Cornea

Authors: Bonnie He1, Hamid Tavakoli2, Mahyar Etminan2, Shayan Shokoohi2, Alfonso Iovieno2, Sonia Yeung2. 1Dalhousie University, 2University of British Columbia.Author Disclosure Block: B. He: None. H. Tavakoli: None. M. Etminan: None. S. Shokoohi:

6:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM | 3 hours 30 minutes

Saturday 11 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | 2 hours
Current Concepts

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants will be able to:Review latest techniques in corneal transplantation and when certain techniques would be most appropriateReview management strategies to treat non-healing corneal woundsDefine the signs and symptoms of Limbal Stem Cell DeficiencyDescribe the treatment modalities currently in use to treat&n...

10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Cornea

Learning Objectives:To review treatment strategies for managing intraocular lens complicationsTo review pearls for performing cataract surgery in patients with corneal conditions.To understand healthcare economics associated with ocular surface disease and cataract surgeryCanMEDS Roles: Medical expert; Scholar