Focus Sessions

Focus Session 1 – Update on fungal keratitis

09.00-10.30 Friday 21 September – Room – A6

Moderators: B.Frueh SWITZERLAND, U.Stenevi SWEDEN

09.00
Stefan Zimmerli SWITZERLAND
Why are fungal infections so difficult to treat?

09.15
Irina Barequet ISREAL
Clinical picture and diagnostics

09.30
Berthold Seitz GERMANY
Medical and surgical treatment of fungal keratitis

09.45
Stine Elkjær Nielsen DENMARK
The incidence of fungal keratitis in Europe

10.00
Annemiek Rijneveld HOLLAND
Fungal keratitis after endothelial transplantation: an eye bank problem?

10.15
Discussion

10.30
End of session

Focus Session 2 – Glaucoma and ocular surface

11.00-12.30 Friday 21 September | Room – A6

Moderators: Dan Epstein SWITZERLAND, Florent Aptel SWEDEN

11.00
Carlo Traverso ITALY
Handling glaucoma in the presence of a cloudy cornea

11.15
Elena Arrondo SPAIN
Management of glaucoma after corneal transplantation

11.30
Jesper Hjortdal DENMARK
The influence of the cornea on intraocular pressure measurements

11.45
Florent Aptel FRANCE
Corneal toxicity of glaucoma medication

12.00
Edouardo Villani ITALY
Endothelial cell loss after MIGs and tubes

12.15
Discussion

12.30
End of session

Focus Session 3 – Fighting against ocular surface inflammation

15.30-17.00 Friday 21 September | Room – A6

Moderators: Marc Labetoulle FRANCE, Harminder Dua UK

15.30
Jose Benitez Del Castillo Sanchez SPAIN
Defining, diagnosing and quantifying ocular surface inflammation

15.45
Nassin Bouheraoua FRANCE
When corneal innervation interacts with inflammation

16.00
Stefano Barabino ITALY
Adjuvant treatments with anti-inflammatory properties

16.15
Elisabeth Messmer GERMANY
Immunomodulation in the ocular surface

16.30
Dalia G Said UK
Surgical interventions in ocular surface inflammation

16.45
Discussion

17.00
End of session

Focus Session 4 – Management of Keratoconus

17.00-18.30 Friday 21 September | Room – A6

Moderators: Bruce Allan UK, George Kymionis SWITZERLAND

17.00
Carina Koppen BELGIUM
Latest advances in CL fitting for KC

17.15
Damien Gatinel FRANCE
Can KC be prevented?

17.30
Tanja Stachon GERMANY
Latest developments in the molecular biological background of KC

17.45
Daniel Gore UK
What is progression? Tomography measurement repeatability and machine learning in KC

18.00
Theo Seiler SWITZERLAND
Customised CXL

18.15
Efekan Coskunseven TURKEY
ICRS update

18.30
End of session

Focus Session 5 – What is beyond DEWS

08.00-09.30 Saturday 22 September | Room – A6

Moderators: Beatrice Cochener FRANCE, Francois Malecaze FRANCE

08.00
David Sullivan USA
How was DEWS II born

08.13
Sihem Lazreg ALGERIA
From DEWS I to DEWS II : Which additional value ?

08.26
Gysbert Van Setten SWEDEN
The limits of the definition

08.39
Edoardo Villani ITALY
How TFOS DEWS II supports patient grading

08.52
Pasquale Aragona ITALY
How DEWS II guides therapeutic strategy

09.05
Christophe Baudouin FRANCE
Do we need a DEWS III

09.18 Discussion

09.30 End of session

Focus Session 6 – Challenging Cases – Commented by the experts

14.00-15.30 Saturday | Room – A6

Moderators: Jose Guell SPAIN, Sadeer Hannush USA
Speakers will present a single challenging or complicated case, video based, ending their presentation with three main pearls addressed to the audience.

14.00
Federico Badala ITALY
Corneal Melt dilemma

14.07
Vishal Jhanji USA
Crack cornea

14.14
Edward Holland USA
Aniridic keratoplasty and cataract

14.21
Marc Labetoulle FRANCE
No hurry to re-operate

14.28
Sonia Yoo USA
Managing anti-coagulations for corneal surgery

14.35
Carol Karp USA
Its a TOOOMAH

14.42
Claus Cursiefen GERMANY
Acute corneal edema

14.49
Shigeru Kinoshita JAPAN
What is your surgical strategy for these complicated bullous keratopathies

14.56
S. Hamada
COMET for paediatric stem cell deficiency, But!

15.03
A. Sabala Llopart Spain
Surgery on Terrein’s marginal degeneration

15.10
Sadeer Hannush USA
To toric or not to toric, that is the question

15.17
Jose Guell SPAIN
Epithelial Ingrowth

15.24
Discussion

15.30 End of session

Focus Session 7 – Trends in keratoplasty

17.00-18.30 Saturday | Room – A6

Moderators: Friedrich Kruse GERMANY, Jesper Hjortdal DENMARK

17.00
Massimo Busin ITALY
DMEK or Ultrathin DSAEK: Is one procedure optimal for all

17.13
Luigi Fontana ITALY
Perfection of technique for DALK

17.26
Vincent Borderie FRANCE
Reducing the risk for glaucoma after keratoplasty

17.39
Sathish Srinivasan UK
How to avoid endophthalmitis after keratoplasty

17.52
Christopher Liu UK
Keratoprostheses: options for severe dry eyes

18.05
Diego Ponzin ITALY
Standards for eye bank preparation of posterior lamellar grafts

18.18 Discussion

18.30 End of session

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