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6th EuCornea Congress Satellite Meetings

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Focus Sessions

Friday 4th September

09.00-10.30

Dry Eye Diagnosis & management

Chairpersons: B. Cochener France & J. Duran Spain

J. Benitez-del-Castillo SPAIN
Inflammation and dry eye

M. Rolando ITALY
The importance of tear clearance in the ocular surface health

F. Grus GERMANY
New biomarkers

M. Nubile ITALY
In vivo confocal microscopy in limbal stem cell deficiency

S. Doan FRANCE
Advances in dry eye treatment

L.  Schmettrer AUSTRIA
Changes in tear film thickness after administration of topical lubricants in dry eye patients

M.Y. Sayed Saif EGYPT
Effect of hormonal contraception on eye dryness

09.00-10.30

Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

Chairpersons: J. Hjortdal Denmark, L. Fontana Italy

S. Hannush USA
DALK as alternative to PK for Keratoconus : evidence from the literature

H. Dua UK
The relevance of graft-host interfaceon the visual outcomes after DALK

D. Tan USA
DALK after DSEK

S. Yoo USA
Present and future role of femtosecond technology for ALK

R. CobianSPAIN
Crescentic lamellar keratoplasty in pellucid marginal degeneration: surgical technique and preliminary results

J. van der HoekUK
DALK and PKP in a remote eye clinic in Cameroon

Massimo BusinITALY
Microkeratome assisted ALK for superficial and mid-stromal opacities

Discussion

11.00-12.30

Recent Developments in Cornea

Chairpersons: T.Fuchsluger GERMANY, H.Dua UK

F. Hafezi SWITZERLAND
Corneal Cross-Linking (PACK-CXL) as a first line treatment for small ulcers: first results of the Swiss prospective randomized multicenter trial

D.G. Said EGYPT
Collagen cross linking as treatment for infectious keratitis

H. Dua UK
Pre-Descements endothelial keratoplasty

J. Hjortdal DENMARK
Arhus: Functional testing of diseased and grafted corneal endothelium

T. Fuchsluger GERMANY
Endothelial keratoplasty: Update from lab and clinic 

S.Kinoshita JAPAN
Cell Therapy for bullous keratopathy

L.Mastropasqua ITALY
Interferometric polarimetry for the analysis of the corneal stroma

Q & A

11.00-12.30

Cornea Complication in Refractive Surgeries

Chairpersons: G.Kymionis GREECE, J.A.P. Goméz BRAZIL

R. Ambrosio BRAZIL
LASIK: Doc, my eyes got dry

J.L. Alió SPAIN
Unexpected astigmatism after astigmatic refractive surgery

B. Cochener FRANCE
Mytomicin and corneal nightmares

B. Randleman USA
Post refractive corneal ectasia

F.Hafezi SWITZERLAND
LASIK Recurrent-recurrent epithelial ingrowth

A. J. Kanellopoulos GREECE
PRK-Crosslinking got too hard

J. S. Mehta Singpore
SMILE or FROWN

S.H. Yoo USA
My flap got in infiltrate

Discussion

 

Saturday 5th September

09.00-10.30

Keratoprosthesis

Chairpersons: J. de la Cruz USA, C.Liu UK

J. Chodosh USA
KPRO Type II and its latest developments

J.Echevarria SPAIN
KPRO Type I Rescue Techniques in salvaging and preventing extrusion or explanation

C.Liu UK
MOOKP; What have we learned in the last 10 years ?

S. Hannush USA
Learning from the extreme: What I have learned from KPRO that has made me a better corneal surgeon

M. de la Paz SPAIN
Tibial OOKP, What have we learned and how we can translate that to other KPROS

M. S. Cortina USA
What I know now that I wish I knew when I started ; Five new concepts that can improve long term outcomes in KPRO

J. Kanellopoulos GREECE
KeraKlear Non-Penetrating Artificial Cornea: Outcomes & Novel Implantation techniques

J. de la Cruz USA
TBC

 

09.00-10.30

Cornea & Ocular Surface in Glaucoma

Chairpersons: E. Arrondo SPAIN, A. Labbé FRANCE

T. Vajaranant USA
Alternative methods for IOP measurements in Cornea & ocular surface diseases

A. Labbé FRANCE
Consequences of ocular suface diseases on glaucoma management

J. Torras SPAIN
Restoring ocular surface damaged by glaucoma drugs

V. Borderie FRANCE
Prevalence of post-keratoplasty glaucoma

E. Arrondo SPAIN
Management of glaucoma associated with corneal grafts

E. Mrukwa-Kominek POLAND
Ocular surface in patients treated with antiglaucoma medication

11.00-12.30

EuCornea/ WSPOS Joint session

Chairpersons: B. Cochener FRANCE, D. Bremond-Gignac FRANCE

P. Nucci ITALY & E. Villani ITALY
In vivo confocal microscopy of the ocular surface

D. Bremond-Gignac FRANCE, F. Chiambaretta FRANCE
How to manage ocular surface and keratoplasty in children with aniridia.

TBC

K. Nischal USA & UK
Keratoplasty in children

M. Labetoulle FRANCE
Viral Infections in children

B. Frueh SWITZERLAND
Keratoconus in children

 

11.00-12.30

Ocular Surface Reconstruction

Moderators:G. GrabnerAUSTRIA & D. Tan SINGAPORE
S. Shimura JAPAN
Microkeratome assisted PEA
S. Kinoshita JAPAN
Ocular surface reconstruction in Stevens Johnson syndrome
J. Chodosh USA
Update on Boston KPro Types I and II for ocular surface diseases
K. Hille GERMANY
Update on OOKP
S. Kaminski AUSTRIA
Amniotic membrane Tx
N. Sharma INDIA
Tips for phacoemulsification in ocular surface diseases
Discussion
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