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All submissions must be submitted electronically using this page by Monday, October 28, 2002.

  1. Abstract Format Requirements:

    1. Limit abstract to 300 words. This does not include the title and authors.
    2. The body of the abstract should contain four sections: Purpose, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. ALSO MAKE SURE TO ACKNOWLEDGE ANY GRANT SUPPORT AND/OR COMMERCIAL/PROPRIETARY INTERESTS. All abstracts must be in English. Abstracts will be published as submitted. Before submitting your abstract, check carefully to make sure it contains no spelling or typographical errors. There will be no corrections after receipt, unless requested by the Program Committee.
    3. Abstract title should be in Capital and lowercase letters and be followed by the authors’ names and affiliations. Note with an * the name of the author presenting the paper or poster. THE PRESENTING AUTHOR MUST BE LISTED FIRST. At least one author must be a member of the American Glaucoma Society.
    4. Use single spacing in the text leaving no lines between paragraphs.

      Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope Angiography In Patients With Glaucoma
      H. Abe*, M. Shirakashi, and S. Funaki. Department of Ophthalmology, Niigata University School of Medicine, Niigata, Japan
      Purpose: The present study was performed to investigate the vasculature of parapapillary retina and choroid in high-tension glaucoma patients. Methods: … Results: … Conclusions: …

  3. Financial interest must be disclosed at the time of presentation. Failure to disclose any financial interest during your presentation may result in your exclusion from the AGS program for a period of up to two years.
  4. Materials for poster presentations must fit into the image area of the posterboards 3’8” (1.1 meters) high by 5’6” (1.7 meters) wide. Materials, including the title, may not extend beyond the image area. For mounting purposes, do not use foam core or any thick or multilayered materials. You are not allowed to use adhesives (glue, tape, Velcro, spray adhesive, etc) directly on the posterboards. The poster may be on a single sheet or several smaller sheets.
  5. Audiovisual support for oral presentations will include: computer projection, dual 35mm slide projection, laser pointer, podium/lectern, and microphone. Other needs must be designated on the abstract form.
  6. No audiovisual equipment will be provided for poster presentations.
  7. An individual may present more than one abstract.

Online Abstract Submission

Please fill out the form below and hit the submit button to submit your abstract electronically. All submissions must be submitted electronically by Monday, October 28, 2002

Address to Whom Correspondence should be sent:

Last Name, Degree(s): 

First Name: 







Zip Code: 


Presenter (if other than above): 

Simmons glaucoma fellow?  
Yes      No

Type of Presentation:
Poster or Oral   Oral only

Optic Nerve Blood Flow/Damage
New Drugs/Pharmacology
Epidemiology of Glaucoma/Clinical Trials
Normal Tension Glaucoma
Laser Topics
Wound Modulation
Genetics of Glaucoma
Glaucoma Surgery
Trabecular Meshwork
Perimetry and Imaging

A/V Equipment (for oral presentations only):
 Overhead Projector
 Flip Chart
 Video Presentation (VHS)
35 mm projection:    Single  Dual
Computer/PowerPoint:     IBM or compatible  Mac

Grant Identification (if applicable):

Financial Disclosure

This continuing medical education activity is jointly-sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Glaucoma Society (AGS).  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the AAO and the AGS.  The AAO is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  In complying with these essentials, the AAO Board of Trustees and the AGS Executive Committee have determined that financial interest should not restrict expert scientific, clinical or non-clinical presentation or publication, provided that appropriate disclosure of such interest is made.  Financial interest is defined as any financial gain brought to the instructor/author or the instructor’s/author’s immediate family, business partners, or employer by:

  • direct or indirect commission;
  • ownership of greater than .01% of the stock in the producing company; or
  • involvement in any for-profit or not-for profit corporation where the instructor/author or the instructor’s/author’s immediate family is a director or recipient of a grant from said entity, including consultant and travel aid.
An individual’s financial disclosure will be noted in the final program.

Description of Financial Interests
Category Abbreviations Specific Financial Interests
None N No financial interest. May be stated when such interest might be falsely suspected.
Product P Financial interest in equipment, process or product presented.
Pc Such interest in potentially competing equipment, process, or product.
Investor I Financial interest in a company or companies supplying the equipment, process, or product presented.
Ic Such interest in a potentially competing company.
Consultant C ______* Compensation received within the past three years for consulting services regarding the equipment, process, or product presented.
Cc ______* Such compensation received for consulting services regarding potentially competing equipment, process, or product.
*Select one or more of the following to complete description of consultant financial interest.
C1 or Cc1 1. Retainer
C2 or Cc22. Contract payments for research performed.
C3 or Cc33. Ad hoc consulting fees.
C4 or Cc44. Substantial non-monetary perquisites.
C5 or Cc55. Contribution to research or research funds.
C6 or Cc66. Contribution to travel funds.
C7 or Cc7 7. Honoraria and/or reimbursement of travel expenses for presentation at meetings or courses.
C8 or Cc8 8. Honoraria and/or reimbursement of travel expenses for periods of direct consultation.
Please indicate below any financial interests and the associated companies according to the list above.
Title of Presentation: 
Financial Interest: 
Financial Interest: 
Financial Interest: 
Financial Interest: 

Check here if NO FINANCIAL INTEREST, and hit submit button.

(All instructors/authors MUST submit the above information even if there is nothing to disclose.)

Dates of Presentation:
AGS Annual Meeting
March 6-9, 2003
Grand Hyatt on Union Square
San Francisco, California

Attach Abstract:
Please attach your abstract in MS Word format. Click on the 'Broswe" button, locate the file on your hard drive and select it to attach the file. Then hit the 'Submit' button below.

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