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Kamiar Mireskandari, MBChB, FRCSEd, FRCOphth, PhD

Participates in 7 items

Dr Mireskandari is a Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto. He is the John and Melinda Thompson Chair in Vision Research and a staff Ophthalmologist at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). He did his residency training and PhD at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK. He is double fellowship trained in Cornea and External diseases (Moorfields) and Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (SickKids).

He is a clinician researcher who focuses on Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and in particular ways to assess and improve patient care and outcomes. He is the Chair of the Ophthalmology Research Committee and co-director of a fully comprehensive paediatric cornea fellowship program at SickKids. He is an Associate Editor of the JAAPOS journal and the Major Review Committee for the AAO – BCSC Book 6 in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. His clinical & surgical practice includes corneal transplantation, External diseases, cataract, glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity and Strabismus.


Financial disclosure: Dr. Mireskandari has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:

1. Bayer

2. Santen Canada Inc. 

Sessions in which Kamiar Mireskandari, MBChB, FRCSEd, FRCOphth, PhD participates

Friday 16 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Skills Transfer Course (STC)Cornea

 This wetlab based course will feature hands-on training for participants reviewing the principles and techniques for ocular trauma repair. Participants will review principles for the repair of complex corneoscleral lacerations, while having hands on experience in practicing basic and advanced corneal suturing techniques, including suturing under tension. Basic principles will be discussed including suture selection, placement, width, depth, and te...

Saturday 17 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Paediatric Ophthalmology

 Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants will be able to:Understand what is meant by cortical visual impairment Appreciate the impact of visual impairment on mental healthBe able to assess the needs of a child with visual impairment CanMEDS Roles: Medical ...

1:50 PM
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM | 10 minutes

 Authors: Kamiar Mireskandari1, Kate Leahy1, Asim Ali1, Kourosh Sabri2, Michael O'Connor3, Yiannis Iordanous4, Yi Ning Strube5, Jeffrey Pernica2, Lauren Gallagher6, Jason Brophy3, Kirk Leifso7, Michelle Barton8, Jessica Dunn9, Ari Bitnun1. 1The Hospital for Sick Children, 2McMaster University, ...

5:10 PM

Sunday 18 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Skills Transfer Course (STC)Paediatric Ophthalmology

This hands-on lab will transfer the surgical skills required for the use of newer strabismus techniques. Attendees will perform the procedures using a 3D-printed silicone model validated for strabismus surgery simulation, under the operating microscope and/or using attendee’s personal loupes. Specific techniques the attendee will learn include: use of the grooved hook for safe suturing of tight muscles, revised hang-back recession with tissue glue, rectus musc...