Saturday, January 25, 2020

Patient-Centered Approach to the Care of Intraocular Tumors

8:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Kellogg Eye Center
6th Floor Conference Room - Kellogg Building
1000 Wall Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

ON-LINE, EMAIL, and PHONE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  You must register on-site from 8:00 – 8:30am on Saturday, January 25th prior to the course.  To register quickly, please download and complete the registration form and bring it with you. 

Patients with ocular tumors require a specific examination skills and office diagnostic procedures for appropriate diagnosis.  They also require a multidisciplinary approach to treatment and thoughtful coordination of care. These topics will be discussed in the context of the roles of our Allied Health staff.


  • 8:00-8:30am
    Breakfast & Registration
  • 8:30-9:10am
    Hakan Demirci, MD: Intraocular Tumors
  • 9:10-9:50am
    Jim Hayman, MD: Introduction to the Use of Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Ocular Tumors
  • 9:50-10:30am
    M. Bernadete Ayres, MD: Ultrasonography in Ocular Oncology
  • 10:30-10:45am Break
  • 10:45-11:15am         
    Diane Neelands, RN:  Care of the Patient with Ocular Tumor: What is the Patient Perspective?
  • 11:15-11:45am
    Dane Slentz, MD: Eyelid Tumors


Bernadete Ayres, M.D.

M. Bernadete Ayres, M.D.

Clinical Instructor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Director, Ophthalmic Ultrasound Services, U-M Kellogg Eye Center
Dr. Hakan Demirci

Hakan Demirci, MD

Richard N. and Marilyn K. Witham Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Director, Ocular Oncology
Academic Office: 734-764-4163
Jim Hayman

James Hayman, MD, MBA

Director of Clinical Division
Co-Director of the Michigan Radiation Oncology Quality Consortium (MROQC)
Diane Neelands, RN

Diane Neelands, RN

Registered Nurse, Ocular Oncology
Dane Slentz, MD

Dane Slentz, MD

Clinical Lecturer, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Fellow, Eye Plastic, Orbital and Facial Cosmetic Surgery
MD - University of Vermont College of Medicine
Residency - Ophthalmology, George Washington University