Presentations

Dr. Klapper lectures throughout North America on a variety of topics in eyelid, tear duct, and orbital plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Klapper's research and surgical skills are recognized among colleagues in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, facial plastic surgery, and primary eye care.

Invited Presentations

Oh, The Things you Can Find…Adventures in Lacrimal Surgery 
Klapper SR .American Eye Study Club 59th Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, Florida, August 2016.

Breast Cancer: An Oculoplastic Perspective.
Klapper SR .American Eye Study Club 58th Annual Meeting, Mackinac Island, MI, July 29, 2015.

Uncommon Presentations of Common Orbital Tumors. 
Klapper SR .American Eye Study Club 57th Annual Meeting, Vail, CO, July 26, 2014.

Perineural Tumor Spread.
Klapper SR .American Eye Study Club 55th Annual Meeting, Del Mar, CA, July 31, 2012.

Complications of Orbitai Fracture Repair.
Klapper SR .American Eye Study Club 54th Annual Meeting, Pinehurst, NC, July 30, 2011.

Periorbital Reconstruction: Options for Repair of Mohs’ Defects.
Klapper SR .American Eye Study Club 53rd Annual Meeting, Farmington, PA, August 4, 2010.

It May Be More Than Just a ‘Droopy Eyelid’: Occult Causes of Ptosis.
Klapper SR .American Eye Study Club 52nd Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, July 27, 2009.

Sinusitis Following Orbital Decompression Surgery: Etiology and Prevention.
Klapper SR .American Eye Study Club 51st Annual Meeting, Ojai, California, August 1, 2008.

Preseptal and Orbital Cellulitis: Current Management and Future Horizons.
Klapper SR .American Eye Study Club 51st Annual Meeting, Ojai, California July 31, 2008.

The Bioceramic Orbital Implant Experience: 355 Implants and Counting.
Klapper SR, Jordan DR, Gilberg S, Dutton J, Mawn L, Wong A.American Society of Ocularists 50th Anniversary Palmer House Medical Advisory Seminar, Chicago, IL October 23, 2007.

Diagnosis and Management of Ptosis and Upper Lid Retraction: Technique and Results of Recession.
Klapper SR .American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Los Angeles, CA September 24, 2005.

Successful Late Correction of Post-Traumatic Enophthalmos, Hypoglobus, and Diplopia.
Soparkar C, Patrinely JR, Stal S, Shenaq S, Marines HM, Klapper SR, Kong J.American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Anaheim, CA, November 15, 2003.

What’s New in Enucleation and Evisceration.
Klapper SR .American Society of Ocularist Medical Advisory Seminar, Orlando, FL, October 23, 2002.

The use of Vicryl mesh in 200 porous orbital implants: a technique with few exposures. (Poster)
Jordan DR, Yuen VH, Klapper SR, Gilberg S.American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2001 Fall Scientific Symposium, New Orleans, LA, November 9-10, 2001.

The anophthalmic patient and artificial eye motility.
Klapper SR .American Association of Certified Orthoptists Southern Regional Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 20, 2001.

Analysis of seven different anophthalmic orbital implant wraps.
Klapper SR, Jordan DR, Gilberg SM, Punja K, Brownstein S.American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 1999 Fall Scientific Symposium, Orlando, FL, October 23, 1999.

Wrapping hydroxyapatite implants. (Poster)
Jordan DR, Klapper SR .American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 1999 Fall Scientific Symposium, Orlando, FL, October 23, 1999.

A new peg system for hydroxyapatite orbital implants. (Poster)
Jordan DR, Klapper SR.American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 29th Annual Scientific Symposium, New Orleans, LA, November 7, 1998.

Analysis of different anophthalmic orbital implant wraps.
Jordan DR, Klapper SR, Gilberg S, Punja K, Brownstein S.16th Annual European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting, Budapest, Hungary, October 1-3, 1998.

A histopathologic comparison of various wraps used with porous orbital implants.
Klapper SR, Jordan DR, Gilberg S, Brownstein S, Punja K.CanadianSociety of Oculoplastic Surgeons Meeting, Calgary, Canada, June 28, 1998.

The hydroxyapatite-coated titanium peg.
Jordan DR, Klapper SR.CanadianSociety of Oculoplastic Surgeons Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, June 28, 1998.

Analysis of seven different orbital implant wraps. (Poster and Presentation)
Klapper SR , Jordan DR, Brownstein S, Punja K, Mawn L, Gilberg S, Grahovac S.12th Annual Research Day, Eye Institute, Ottawa General Hospital, Ottawa, Canada, May 21, 1998.

Orbital involvement in allergic fungal sinusitis.
Patrinely JR, Klapper SR , Lee AG, Stewart M, Alford EL.The Orbital Society Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, February 21-22, 1997.
Klapper SR , Jordan DR, Brownstein S, Punja K, Mawn L, Gilberg S, Grahovac S. Analysis of seven different orbital implant wraps. (Poster) ARVO Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 10-15, 1998.

The perils of permanent punctal plugs.
Klapper SR , Soparkar CNS, Patrinely JR, Hunts JH, Lingerg JV, Kersten RC, Anderson RL.The 33rd Annual Baylor Ophth Alumni Assoc Meeting & Retina Symposium, Houston, TX, June 7-8, 1996.

Neuroimaging pitfalls in fungal sino-orbital disease.
Patrinely JR, Klapper SR , Lee AG.American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Spring Scientific Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, May 4-8, 1996.

Atypical mycobacterial infection of the orbit.
Klapper SR , Patrinely JR, Kaplan S, Font R. The 32nd Annual Baylor Ophthalmology Alumni Association Meeting and Strabismus Symposium, Houston, Texas, June 9-10, 1995.

Atypical mycobacterial infection of the orbit.
Klapper SR , Patrinely JR, Kaplan S, Font R. Advances in Craniofacial, Oculoplastic and Facial Aesthetic Surgery, Snowbird, Utah, January, 1995.

Management of experimental globe perforation during strabismus surgery.
Sprunger DT, Klapper SR , Bonnin J, Minturn JT. 20th Annual Meeting of the Assoc. for Ped Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June, 1994.

Regional Lectures

Perineural Tumor Spread: Complicated Skin Cancers of the Ocular Adnexa 
Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Carmel, Indiana, September 2016.

Oculofacial Surgery: An Overview
Indiana University School of Optometry, Bloomington, IN, March 24, 2012.

Eyelid Malpositions: Review and Update
Central Indiana Optometric Society Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, February 8, 2012.

Lumps, Bumps, and Moh’s Defect Repair
The Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology 2010 Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September 24, 2010.

Botox and Dermal Fillers: What’s New?
The Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology 2010 Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September 24, 2010.

Cosmetic Procedures in Oculofacial Surgery: An Update
The Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology 2009 Meeting, Indianapolis, IN October 2, 2009.

New Concepts in Oculoplastics
Advances in Ophthalmology: The Future is Here and the Centennial Celebration of the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, Indianapolis, IN October 10, 2008.

Oculoplastic Surgery: An Update
Formulary Seminar, Indiana Optometric Association, Indianapolis, IN July 12, 2006.

Facial Rejuvenation: an overview
The Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology 2005 Meeting, Indianapolis, IN September 16, 2005.

Oculofacial Surgery: Grand Rounds
Indiana University School of Optometry 2005 Continuing Education Meeting, Bloomington, IN, August 21, 2005.

Thyroid Eye Disease and Eyelid and Facial Trauma
Indiana University School of Optometry 2004 Continuing Education Meeting, Indianapolis, IN December 29, 2004.

Oculoplastic Surgery: Eyelid Reconstruction and Tearing
The Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology 2004 Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September 17, 2004.

The Watery Eye
Indiana University School of Optometry 2003 Continuing Education Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, December 28, 2003.

Eyelid Lumps and Bumps
Indiana University School of Optometry 2003 Continuing Education Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, December 28, 2003.

Oculoplastic Surgery: An Update
The Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology 2003 Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September 12, 2003.

Lids, Lashes, and Lesions
The Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology 2002 Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September 13, 2002.

Eyelid Reconstruction
Facial Plastic Surgery 2001, Indiana University Medical School, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Indianapolis, IN, November 30-December 1, 2001.

Ptosis and Ectropion
Facial Plastic Surgery 2000, Indiana University Medical School, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Indianapolis, IN, December 1-2, 2000.

Periorbital Trauma
Facial Plastic Surgery 2000, Indiana University Medical School, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Indianapolis, IN, December 1-2, 2000.

A Potpourri of Eyelid Malpositions
Focus on Education, The Price Vision Group, Indianapolis, IN, October 14, 2000.

The Anophthalmic Patient
Indiana Optometric Association Fall Seminar, Bloomington, IN, October 6-7, 1999.

Lumps, Bumps, and Skin Cancers of the Ocular Adnexa
Northeast Indiana Optometric Society Meeting, Fort Wayne, IN, May 19, 1999.
Indiana Optometric Association Fall Seminar, Bloomington, IN, October 6-7, 1999.
Focus on Education, The Price Vision Group, Indianapolis, IN, October 14, 2000.

Eyelid Malpositions
Northeast Indiana Optometric Society Meeting, Fort Wayne, IN, May 19, 1999.

Local Lectures

Oculofacial Surgery: Rejuvenation of the Eyelids & Upper Face
Indiana University North Health Expo, Carmel, IN, November 5, 2011.

Cosmetic Procedures in Oculofacial Surgery
Central Indiana Optometric Society, Indianapolis, IN, February 7, 2006.

Facial Rejuvenation
St Vincent Hospital Women’s Health Series, August 24, 2005

Management of Ectropion and Entropion
Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery, February 5, 2002.

Introduction to Blepharoplasty and Ptosis
Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery, November 6, 2001.

Eyelid Reconstruction
Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery, April 5, 2001.

Enucleation/Evisceration Techniques and Update on Implants and Wraps
Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, December 15, 2000.

Oculoplastic Surgery: Everything You Need to Know
Isaac Knapp District Dental Society Meeting, Fort Wayne, IN, November 17, 1999.

The Anophthalmic Patient
Parkview Memorial Hospital Annual Family Practice Conference, Fort Wayne, IN, October 21, 1999.

Lumps, Bumps, and Skin Cancers of the Ocular Adnexa
Lutheran Hospital of Indiana Grand Rounds, Fort Wayne, IN, August 24, 1999.

Eyelid Malpositions
Fort Wayne Medical Education Program Resident Lecture Series, Fort Wayne, IN, May 13, 1999.

Media Presentations

Botox Injections
“Shaereen On the Scene.” FOX 59. April 2, 2001.

Eyelid Disorders: An Overview
“Older and Wiser”, PBS 39. June 7, 1999.

Learn more about the surgeries & treatments provided by Dr. Klapper.

"I could tell you 'Thank you' a million times and it still would not be enough to repay you for what you did for us! We very much appreciate you for taking great care of our son."
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— Kelly —
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Dr. Klapper treats disorders, injuries, and other abnormalities of the eyelids, eyebrow, tear duct system, eye socket, and adjacent areas of the mid and upper face.

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