Year 1995

NANOS Annual Meeting #21, 1995
El Conquistador Resort, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
1995-02-19 through 1995-02-23
Meeting statistics: 5 days; 10 programs; 110 presentations; 195 active participants (12 moderators; 89 presenters; 188 authors)

Day 1: Sunday, February 19, 1995 (1995-02-19)

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 1)
Moderators: Thomas C. Wolf

Presentation 1: Does Optic Disc Appearance Distinguish Ischemic Optic Neuropathy from Optic Neuritis?
Presenters: Judith EA Warner
Authors: Judith EA Warner; Simmons Lessell

Presentation 2: Fluorescein Angiography in Nonischemic Optic Disc Edema
Presenters: Anthony C. Arnold
Authors: Anthony C. Arnold; Robert Helper; Maha A. Badr

Presentation 3: Visual Outcome in Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Barry Skarf
Authors: Barry Skarf; Yehoshua Almog

Presentation 4: Acquired Mitochondrial Optic Neuropathies
Presenters: Alfredo A. Sadun
Authors: Alfredo A. Sadun; Yoji Kashima; Jung T. Dao

Presentation 5: Retinal Ganglion Cell Apoptosis in AION
Presenters: Leonard A. Levin
Authors: Leonard A. Levin; Aref Louhab

Presentation 6: Clinical Presentation, Electroretinographic Findings, and Follow Up of 20 Patients with Acute Idiopathic Blindspot Enlargement
Presenters: Nicholas J. Volpe
Authors: Nicholas J. Volpe; Joseph F. Rizzo III; Simmons Lessell

Presentation 7: Risk Factors for Epidemic Optic Neuropathy in Cuba
Presenters: Nancy J. Newman
Authors: Nancy J. Newman

Presentation 8: Distributions of Human Photoreceptors, Retinal Ganglion Cells, and Neurons of the Striate Cortex Applied to Goldmann Field Charts
Presenters: Joseph F. Rizzo III
Authors: Joseph F. Rizzo III; Anthony C. Castelbuono

Day 2: Monday, February 20, 1995 (1995-02-20)

Program: Visual System Injury Symposium
Moderators: Geoffrey Maitland; Nancy J. Newman

Presentation 1: Immunoglobulin Therapy
Presenters: Shelley A. Cross
Authors: Shelley A. Cross

Presentation 2: Megadose Steroids and Alchemy
Presenters: Ronald M. Burde
Authors: Ronald M. Burde

Presentation 3: Molecular Dissection
Presenters: Stephen G. Waxman
Authors: Stephen G. Waxman

Presentation 4: Nutritional Amblyopia
Presenters: Simmons Lessell
Authors: Simmons Lessell

Presentation 5: Visual Neglect: Mechanisms for Recovery
Presenters: Jon N. Currie
Authors: Jon N. Currie

Presentation 6: Vertical Gaze Palsies and Metabolic Diseases
Presenters: Patrick JM Lavin
Authors: Patrick JM Lavin

Presentation 7: Anoxic Injury of Central Myelinated Axons
Presenters: Stephen G. Waxman
Authors: Stephen G. Waxman

Program: Poster Presentations (Session 1)
Moderators: not available

Presentation 1: The Long-Term Efficacy of Optic Nerve Sheath Decompression for Fluid-Associated Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: John G. McHenry
Authors: John G. McHenry; Thomas C. Spoor; Laurie K. Lau-Sickon; Arezo Amirikia

Presentation 2: Gaze-Evoked Tinnitus
Presenters: Michael I Boone
Authors: Michael I. Boone; Sophia M. Chung; John B. Holds

Presentation 3: Prismatic Vergence and Listing's Plane
Presenters: David A. Nicolle
Authors: David A. Nicolle; Tutis Vilis; Sam Mikhael

Presentation 4: Visual Loss After Neurosurgical Repair of Paraclinoid Aneurysms
Presenters: Joseph F. Rizzo III
Authors: Joseph F. Rizzo III

Presentation 5: Positron Emission Tomography in Bilateral Essential Blepharospasm
Presenters: Stefania Bianchi-Marzoli
Authors: Stefania Bianchi-Marzoli; Angelo Del Sole; Giovanni Lucignani; Rosario Brancato; Chiara Grana; Ferruccio Fazio; Francesca Dieci

Presentation 6: An Unusual Case of Amaurosis Fugax
Presenters: S. Rami Zarnegar
Authors: S. Rami Zarnegar; Sophia M. Chung; John B. Selhorst

Presentation 7: Visual Search Strategies in Patients with Macular Scotomas
Presenters: Avinoam B. Safran
Authors: Avinoam B. Safran; Florence C. Duret; E. Ragama; Oliver Achard

Presentation 8: Surgically Induced Weight Loss in Morbidly Obese Patients with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Presenters: Warren L. Felton III
Authors: Warren L. Felton III; Harvey J. Sugerman; Jackson B. Salvant; John M. Kellum

Presentation 9: Abduction Defect and Aberrant Regeneration of III
Presenters: Michael L. Slavin
Authors: Michael L. Slavin

Presentation 10: The Surgical Management of Supranuclear Palsies
Presenters: Kimberly A. Peele
Authors: Kimberly A. Peele; John S. Kennerdell

Presentation 11: Ocular Motor Disturbances with Optic Nerve Sheath Meningiomas: Fact or Fiction?
Presenters: Ariadna Silva-Lepe
Authors: Ariadna Silva-Lepe; Joel S. Glaser; Norman J. Schatz; Melissa M. Munzo

Presentation 12: MRI Optic Nerve Enhancement
Presenters: Carlos Manrique de Lara
Authors: Carlos Manrique de Lara; Eric R. Eggenberger; Janani Varadarajan; David I. Kaufman; Umur A. Kayabasi

Presentation 13: Non-Needle Retrobulbar Local Anesthesia Technique for Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration Procedures
Presenters: John M. Ramocki
Authors: John M. Ramocki; Thomas C. Spoor; John G. McHenry; Philip R. Rizzuto

Presentation 14: Eyelid Retraction Due to Maxillary Sinus ""Contraction""
Presenters: William A. Fletcher
Authors: William A. Fletcher; David G. Patry

Presentation 15: Duration of Simulated Relative Afferent Pupillary Defects
Presenters: Matthew J. Uyemura
Authors: Matthew J. Uyemura; Mark Uyemura; M.B. Frye; Kimberly A. Peele

Presentation 16: Chronic Optic Neuropathy from Intracranial Contrast Media
Presenters: William A. Fletcher
Authors: William A. Fletcher; Sandip K. Mukherjee; Robert J. Sevick

Presentation 17: Third Nerve Palsy Secondary to Hyalinizing Plasmacytic Granulomatosis of the Cavernous Sinus
Presenters: Steven R. Hamilton
Authors: Steven R. Hamilton; Craig H. Smith; Steven W. Rostad; James M. Blue

Presentation 18: Factors Affecting Visual Field and Reliability Indices in the Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial (ONTT)
Presenters: John L. Keltner
Authors: John L. Keltner; Shaun L. Samuels; Chris A. Johnson; Roy W. Beck; John O. Spurr

Presentation 19: Confrontation Visual Loss as a Function of Decibel Sensitivity Loss on Automated Static Perimetry: Implications on the Accuracy of Confrontation Visual Field (CVF) Testing
Presenters: Lenworth N. Johnson
Authors: Lenworth N. Johnson

Presentation 20: Rochalimaea Neuroretinitis and Retinal Vasculitis
Presenters: Eugene F. May
Authors: Eugene F. May; Leah N. Levi; John D. Ng; Anthony R. Truxal

Presentation 21: Does the Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect Change Over Time in Normal Subjects?
Presenters: Aki Selky
Authors: Aki Selky; Randy H. Kardon

Presentation 22: Torsional Nystagmus in Unilateral Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia
Presenters: Aldo Fantin
Authors: Aldo Fantin

Presentation 23: Early Failures in Patients with Pseudotumor Cerebri Treated with Optic Nerve Sheath Decompression With and Without Adjunctive Mitomycin C
Presenters: John G. McHenry
Authors: John G. McHenry; Thomas C. Spoor; Dong H. Shin; Marta A. Recasens

Presentation 24: Morning Glory Syndrome, Amaurosis Fugax, and Cortical Laser Tomography
Presenters: Roberto N. Ebner
Authors: Roberto N. Ebner

Presentation 25: Optic Nerve Sheath Decompression with Mitomycin C: Animal Model
Presenters: Brian D. Ellis
Authors: Brian D. Ellis; Gregory S. Kosmorsky; Richard A. Prayson

Presentation 26: Saccadic Error in Balint's Syndrome: A Quantitative Study
Presenters: Nurhan Torun
Authors: Nurhan Torun; James A. Sharpe; Jason JS Barton

Presentation 27: Functional Hemianopsia: Identified with Fresnel Prisms and Quantitative Perimetry
Presenters: Thomas J. Carlow
Authors: Thomas J. Carlow

Presentation 28: A Decent Thing to Do for the Chiasm
Presenters: Gregory S. Kosmorsky
Authors: Gregory S. Kosmorsky

Presentation 29: New Treatment of Localized Periocular and Facial Pain
Presenters: Norah S. Lincoff
Authors: Norah S. Lincoff; Pamela P. Rath; Michio Hirano

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 2)
Moderators: Jane C. Sargent

Presentation 1: The Effect of Light on the Prevalence of Simple Anisocoria
Presenters: Byron L. Lam
Authors: Byron L. Lam; H. Stanley Thompson

Presentation 2: Red Color Desaturation, Brightness Perception Asymmetry and Light Detection Threshold Elevation in Optic Neuropathy: How Do They Inter-Relate?
Presenters: Erkan Mutlukan
Authors: Erkan Mutlukan; Barry Skarf

Presentation 3: Autoimmune Retinopathy and Optic Neuropathy Non-Car
Presenters: John L. Keltner
Authors: John L. Keltner; Charles E. Thirkill; James J. Corbett; Kathleen B. Digre

Presentation 4: Tacrolimus (FK506) Cerebral Blindness Following Translplantation
Presenters: Todd C. Geiss
Authors: Todd C. Geiss; Nancy J. Newman

Presentation 5: What Is the Time Delay Between Onset of Visual Symptoms and First Sign of Improvement in Optic Neuritis?
Presenters: Randy H. Kardon
Authors: Randy H. Kardon; Michael H. Wall

Day 3: Tuesday, February 21, 1995 (1995-02-21)

Program: Ocular Muscle Disease Symposium
Moderators: Robert S. Baker; Robert B. Daroff

Presentation 1: Embryogenesis of Extraocular Muscle
Presenters: John D. Porter
Authors: John D. Porter

Presentation 2: Is Extraocular Muscle Continuously Remodeling?: A Clue to the Differential Pathological Susceptibilities of Extraocular Muscles and Non-Ocular Skeletal Muscles
Presenters: Linda K. McLoon
Authors: Linda K. McLoon

Presentation 3: The Response of Extraocular Muscle to Denervation
Presenters: Robert S. Baker
Authors: Robert S. Baker

Presentation 4: Chronic Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia: The CPEO Syndromes
Presenters: Nancy J. Newman
Authors: Nancy J. Newman

Presentation 5: The Immunogenetics of the Motor End Plate in Myasthenia Gravis
Presenters: Latif M. Hamed
Authors: Latif M. Hamed

Presentation 6: Chemomyectomy for Eyelid Spasms
Presenters: Jonathan D. Wirtschafter
Authors: Jonathan D. Wirtschafter

Presentation 7: Thyroid Myopathy and Orbitopathy
Presenters: Howard R. Krauss
Authors: Howard R. Krauss

Program: Poster Presentations (Session 2)
Moderators: not available

Presentation 1: Quantitative Documentation of Evolving Optic Atrophy Following Optic Nerve Injury
Presenters: Klara Landau
Authors: Klara Landau

Presentation 2: Unilateral Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration with Bilateral Effects
Presenters: John J. Brozetti
Authors: John J. Brozetti; Stuart R. Farris

Presentation 3: The Effect of Intraocular Pressure on Optic Nerve Head Blood Flow - Laser Doppler Flowmetry Study
Presenters: Ping-I Chou
Authors: Ping-I Chou; Hwa Lee

Presentation 4: Leber's Optic Neuropathy Treated with Idebenone
Presenters: Roberto N. Ebner
Authors: Roberto N. Ebner

Presentation 5: Complete Optic Tract Lesion Following Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Presenters: Erik J. Kobylarz
Authors: Erik J. Kobylarz; Robert J. Labutta

Presentation 6: Cost Effectiveness in Early Referral for Vasculopathic VI Nerve Palsies
Presenters: Matthew D. Kay
Authors: Matthew D. Kay

Presentation 7: Fields of Dreamers and Dreamed-Up Fields: Functional and Fake Perimetry
Presenters: JC Thompson
Authors: JC Thompson; Gregory S. Kosmorsky; Brian D. Ellis

Presentation 8: Spontaneous Improvement of Visual Symptoms in Patients with Orbital Apex Meningioma
Presenters: Misha L. Pless
Authors: Misha L. Pless; Simmons Lessell

Presentation 9: Reaction Times in Automated Perimetry are Prolonged with Visual Field Damage
Presenters: Michael H. Wall
Authors: Michael H. Wall; Richard J. Maw

Presentation 10: Production of Abducting Nystagmus in Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia
Presenters: Nurhan Torun
Authors: Nurhan Torun; James A. Sharpe

Presentation 11: Palinopsia Following LSD Ingestion
Presenters: Valerie A. Purvin
Authors: Valerie A. Purvin; Aki K. Selky

Presentation 12: Visual Loss in a Twenty-Two Year Old - Left Eye
Presenters: Irene J. Vanek
Authors: Irene J. Vanek

Presentation 13: Compressive Optic Neuropathy from Pituitary Adenoma and Intracranial Meningioma
Presenters: Nurhan Torun
Authors: Nurhan Torun; James A. Sharpe

Presentation 14: Increasing Frequency of Gliomatosis Cerebri
Presenters: Sophia M. Chung
Authors: Sophia M. Chung; John B. Selhorst

Presentation 15: Torsional Nystagmus During Vertical Pursuit
Presenters: Preston C. Calvert
Authors: Preston C. Calvert; Edmond J. FitzGibbon; David S. Zee; Marianne Dieterich; Thomas Brandt

Presentation 16: Color Doppler Imaging of Normal Orbital Vasculature
Presenters: Thomas R. Hedges III
Authors: Thomas R. Hedges III; David S. Greenfield; Paula A. Heggerick

Presentation 17: Visual Field Variation in Patients with Central Retinal Vein Occlusion Treated with Optic Nerve Sheath Decompression
Presenters: John G. McHenry
Authors: John G. McHenry; Thomas C. Spoor; Ethiraj Ramachandran; Ernest C. Skidmore

Presentation 18: Magnetic Resonance IMaging of the Eyelid Complex: Normal Anatomy and Pathology
Presenters: Raj Maturi
Authors: Raj Maturi; William E. Rothfus; Rosa A. Tang; L. Anne Hayman; Carolyn S. Woon; Gabriel N. Pardo

Presentation 19: Bitemporal Superior Quadrantic Defects Associated with an Anomalous A1
Presenters: Mitchell B. Strominger
Authors: Mitchell B. Strominger

Presentation 20: The Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect May Be a Test of Visual Cortex Binocular Cell Activity: A Novel Method of Fusion Recovery with Worth 4-Dot Test
Presenters: Lenworth N. Johnson
Authors: Lenworth N. Johnson

Presentation 21: See-Saw Nystagmus in a College Football Player
Presenters: Deborah I. Friedman
Authors: Deborah I. Friedman

Presentation 22: Orbital Color Doppler Imaging in Non-Ischaemic Optic Atrophy
Presenters: Kong Yong Goh
Authors: Kong Yong Goh; Matthew D. Kay

Presentation 23: An Improved Technique for the Prevention of Lower Eyelid Retractor Recession Accompanying Inferior Rectus Recession for Graves' Disease
Presenters: Jonathan D. Wirtschafter
Authors: Jonathan D. Wirtschafter; David A. Schlessinger

Presentation 24: Orbital Pseudotumor as an Initial Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Presenters: Satoshi Kashii
Authors: Satoshi Kashii

Presentation 25: Bilateral Papilledema Without Elevated Cranial Pressure: A New Clinical Syndrome?
Presenters: Hanspeter E. Killer
Authors: Hanspeter E. Killer

Presentation 26: Epilepsy Surgery and Induced Visual Field Defects: Static-Kinetic Comparison
Presenters: Steven A. Newman
Authors: Steven A. Newman

Presentation 27: Tendon Sparing in Orbital Disease, Two Exceptions to the Rule
Presenters: Marybeth A. Grazko
Authors: Marybeth A. Grazko; Kathryn A. Koski

Presentation 28: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation of the Cerebellum Elicited Dysmetric Saccades in Man
Presenters: Masato Hashimoto
Authors: Masato Hashimoto

Presentation 29: Visual Field Variability in Patients with Pseudotumor Cerebri Treated with Optic Nerve Sheath Decompression
Presenters: John G. McHenry
Authors: John G. McHenry; Thomas C. Spoor; Christopher T. Kardasis; Gabor G. Nemeth

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 3)
Moderators: Anthony C. Arnold

Presentation 1: Oculomotor Spasm with Cyclic Palsy: A New Clinical Entity?
Presenters: Jane B. Ward
Authors: Jane B. Ward; Thomas R. Hedges III; Amita K. Bhatt

Presentation 2: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Without Papilledema in Patients with Pulsatile Tinnitus
Presenters: Warren L. Felton III
Authors: Warren L. Felton III; Aristides N. Sismanis

Presentation 3: Occult Perineural Tumor Infiltration of the Trigeminal Nerve: Diagnostic Considerations
Presenters: Martin W. ten Hove
Authors: Martin W. ten Hove; Joel S. Glaser; Norman J. Schatz

Presentation 4: CPAP in the Therapy of PTC
Presenters: Marilyn C. Kay
Authors: Marilyn C. Kay

Presentation 5: Tensilon Testing in Normal and Strabismic Patients
Presenters: R. Michael Siatkowski
Authors: R. Michael Siatkowski; Lavanya Shah

Presentation 6: The Significance and Investigation of Isolated Pupil Sparing Third Nerve Palsy
Presenters: Robert M. McFadzean
Authors: Robert M. McFadzean; Evelyn M. Teasdale; M. Shazam Hussain; Joseph I. Fatukasi; Donal M. Brosnahan

Presentation 7: The Diagnosis of Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
Presenters: Wayne T. Cornblath
Authors: Wayne T. Cornblath; Kimberly Ockert

Presentation 8: Acquired Esotropia Due to Arnold-Chiari I Malformation
Presenters: Lanning B. Kline
Authors: Lanning B. Kline; James A. Sharpe

Day 4: Wednesday, February 22, 1995 (1995-02-22)

Program: Vision Rehabilitation Symposium
Moderators: Creig S. Hoyt; Joseph F. Rizzo III

Presentation 1: Controversies on the Anatomical Basis and Treatment of Dyslexia
Presenters: Alfredo A. Sadun
Authors: Alfredo A. Sadun

Presentation 2: Treatment of Pathologic Nystagmus and Related Disorders: Optical and Pharmacologic Approaches
Presenters: Robert L. Tomsak
Authors: Robert L. Tomsak

Presentation 3: Basic Strategies of Low Vision Rehabilitation
Presenters: Robert W. Massof
Authors: Robert W. Massof

Presentation 4: Surgical Therapy of Neurogenic Motility Disorders
Presenters: Kimberly A. Peele
Authors: Kimberly A. Peele

Presentation 5: New Technology for Low Vision Enhancement
Presenters: Robert W. Massof
Authors: Robert W. Massof

Presentation 6: Retinal Transplantation and Electronic Prostheses: Futuristic Strategies for Vision Rehabilitation
Presenters: Joseph F. Rizzo III
Authors: Joseph F. Rizzo III

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 4)
Moderators: Noble J. David

Presentation 1: Optic Neuropathy Caused by Vascular Compression?
Presenters: Karl C. Golnik
Authors: Karl C. Golnik; Paul W. Hurd

Presentation 2: Levodopa Carbidopa Improves Visual Function in Patients with Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION) of Greather Than Six Months Duration
Presenters: Lenworth N. Johnson
Authors: Lenworth N. Johnson; Todd J. Gould; Gregory B. Krohel

Presentation 3: Intracranial Assessment of Incontinentia Pigmenti Using Magnetic Resonance Techniques
Presenters: Andrew G. Lee
Authors: Andrew G. Lee; Morton F. Goldberg; Jonathan H. Gillard; Peter B. Barker; R. Nick Bryan

Presentation 4: Neuro-Ophthalmologic Aspects of Ameloblastoma
Presenters: Paul W. Brazis
Authors: Paul W. Brazis; Neil R. Miller; Andrew G. Lee; MJ Holliday

Day 5: Thursday, February 23, 1995 (1995-02-23)

Program: Neuro-Ophthalmic Oncology Symposium
Moderators: Daniel M. Jacobson; Jorge C. Kattah

Presentation 1: Posterior Third Ventricular (Pineal Region) Tumors
Presenters: Russell W. Walker
Authors: Russell W. Walker

Presentation 2: Diagnostic and Treatment modalities in Primary CNS and Ocular Lymphoma
Presenters: Jorge C. Kattah
Authors: Jorge C. Kattah

Presentation 3: Paraneoplastic Syndromes of the Central Nervous System
Presenters: Daniel R. Boghen
Authors: Daniel R. Boghen

Presentation 4: The Paraneoplastic Retinopathies
Presenters: Daniel M. Jacobson
Authors: Daniel M. Jacobson

Presentation 5: Neuro-Ophthalmic Oncology Neuro-Ophthalmic Toxicity of Antineoplastic Drugs
Presenters: Rosa A. Tang
Authors: Rosa A. Tang; Gabriel N. Pardo

Presentation 6: Radiation Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Anthony C. Arnold
Authors: Anthony C. Arnold

Presentation 7: Optic Pathway Gliomas
Presenters: Russell W. Walker
Authors: Russell W. Walker