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  • Thursday 08 September
    08:30-18:30

  • IC 0
  • Update on Posterior Uveitis

    C. Pavesio France C. Herbort SWITZERLAND

    Abstract    Schedule


  • Cost: €120


      08:45 – 10:30
      Diagnosis, work-up and investigational procedures


    • 08.45
    • M. Khairallah TUNISIA

      Introduction: Clinical assessment of posterior uveitis

    • 09.10

    • A. Denniston UK

      Investigational work-up of posterior uveitis

    • 09.30
    • C. P. Herbort SWITZERLAND

      Laser flare photometry & angiographic work-up for posterior uveitis

    • 10.00

    • P. Neri ITALY

      OCT in posterior uveitis

    • 10:15

    • Discussion

    • 10:30

    • Coffee Break



      II. Main Entities
      IIa. Infectious


    • 10.50
    • C. Pavesio UK

      Toxoplasmosis and other parasites
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    • 11.10

    • P. Kestelyn BELGIUM

      Tuberculosis

    • 11.25
    • M. Stanford UK

      Viral Retinitis

    • 11.40

    • P. Kestelyn BELGIUM

      Syphilis

    • 11:55

    • M. Stanford UK

      Endogenous Endophtalmitis



      IIb1. Non-infectious


    • 12:10
    • Ilknur Tugal-Tutkun TURKEY

      Behçet

    • 12.25

    • C. P. Herbort SWITZERLAND

      Choriocapillaritis – MEWDS

      APMPPE

      Multifocal Choroiditis

    • 12:50

    • Cases & Discussion

    • 13:15

    • Lunch Break



      IIb2. Non-infectious


    • 14.15
    • M. Westcott UK

      Serpiginous Choroidopathy
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    • 14.30

    • A. Abu El Asrar SAUDI ARABIA

      Stromal choroiditis I: VKH

    • 14.45

    • P. Le Hoang FRANCE

      Stromal choroiditis II: Birdshot

    • 15:00

    • N. Jones UK

      Sarcoidosis
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    • 15.15

    • P. Le Hoang FRANCE

      Masquerades

    • 15:35

    • Cases & Discussion

    • 16:00

    • Coffee Break



      III. Treatment, complications & surgery


    • 16.15
    • C. Pavesio UK

      Local therapies in posterior uveitis
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    • 16.35
    • M. Khairallah TUNISIA

      Steroids and Immunosuppressives

    • 16.55
    • A. Denniston UK

      Biologics
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    • 17:10

    • Discussion



      IV. Complications & Surgery


    • 17.25
    • P. Neri ITALY

      CMO

    • 17.40

    • N. Jones UK
      CataractDownload Handout


    • 17.55
    • Mark Westcott UK

      GlaucomaDownload Handout

    • 18:10

    • Discussion

    • 18.30

    • End of Course


  • Thursday 08 September
    08:30-16:00

  • IC 0
  • 119th Retinal Detachment Course
  • Diagnostics, Options for Repair:

    The Diabetic Eye



    • 08:30
    • I.Kreissig GERMANY

      Welcome
    • 1.   Moderators: I.Kreissig GERMANY F. LaFranco USA

      Fellow Eye of Retinal Detachment

    • 1.1 B. Aylward UK

      Lattice degeneration and breaks in fellow eye: What to do or not to do?


    • 2.  Diagnostics: Rhegmatogenous Primary Retinal Detachment

    • 2.1  I. Kreissig GERMANY

      The 4 rules to find the primary break

    • 2.2  S. Mennel AUSTRIA

      A detachment without a break: What to try first?


    • 3.  Cerclage with Drainage

    • 3.1   I. Kreissig GERMANY

      A look at cerclage after 50 years: Indications, complications, long- term results

    • 4.  Moderators: S Yamamoto JAPAN, G. Richard GERMANY

      Minimal Segmental Buckling with Sponge(s) Without Drainage


    • 4.1  F. LaFranco USA

      Indications, optimal tamponade of break(s), video of surgery: complications, long term
      anatomic and functional results

    • 4.2   D. Tognetto ITALY

      Differential diagnosis of residual fluid

    • 5.  Minimal Segm. Buckling with Temp. Buckle Without Drainage

    • 5.1   I.Kreissig GERMANY

      Application, indications, video of surgery, complications, long-term anatomic and functional results

    • 10:50
    • Coffee Break

    • 11:10
    • 6.   Moderators: B. Aylward UK, S. Mennel AUSTRIA
      Gas Operation

    • 6.1  P. Stanga UK

      Pneumatic retinopexy for uncomplicated detachments

    • 7.  Primary Vitrectomy

    • 7.1  S. Mennel AUSTRIA

      Rationale, indications, complications, long- term results

    • 7.2  S. Yamamoto Japan

      Comparison of 20-, 23-, 25- gauge ppv: Indications, complications, results

    • 8.  Minimal Segmental Buckling for Complicated Detachments

    • 8.1  I. Kreissig GERMANY

      Reoperation: The 4 rules to find the undetected break

    • 8.2  D. Tognetto ITALY

      How to minimize risk of PVR

    • 8.3  F. LaFranco USA

      PVR- C1/C2 detachgments. Try buckling first: Long- term anatomic and functional results

    • 12:40
    • Group Photo

    • 13:00
    • Lunch Break

    • 14:00
    • 9.   Moderators: J. Schmidt GERMANYV. Ferrara ITALY

      The Diabetic Eye

    • 9.1  A. Sudhalkar INDIA

      Classification of diabetic retinopathy

    • 9.2  J.Schmidt GERMANY

      Laser coagulation: When to do?

    • 9.3  A. Kothari INDIA

      Intravitreal pharmacotherapy: When to do?

    • 10.Comparison of Present Techniques for Repair of Primary Retinal Detachment

    • 10.1.   T. Boeker GERMANY

      Temporary balloon buckle vs. pneumatic retinopexy vs. segmental vs. primary vitreoctomy

    • 11.  Various

    • 11.1  V. Ferrara ITALY

      Misdiagnosis of retinoschisis

    • 11.2   N. Sivkova BULGARIA

      Ambulatory double patching


    • 12.  Case Presentations
      Moderator: I. Kreissig GERMANY


      Organiser: T. Boeker GERMANY
      Panel:
      B. Aylward
      V. Ferrara
      F. LaFranco
      S. Mennel
      G. Richard
      J. Schmidt
      N. Sivkova
      P. Stanga
      A. Sudhalkar
      D. Tognetto
      S. Wolf
      S. Yamamoto


    • 13.   Distribution of Diplomas

    • 16.00
    • End of course

  • Thursday 08 September
    09:00-11:00

  • IC 1
  • Vitreoretinal Inferface

    D. Pelayes ARGENTINA

    Abstract    Schedule

  • Cost: €25 (plus VAT)

    • 09.00
    • D.E. Pelayes ARGENTINA
      Swep Source Angio OCT and the VR Interface

    • 09.10
    • R. Cano MEXICO
      Selection of Staining for Macular Surgery

    • 09.20
    • A. Nikolakopoulos GREECE
      Current Macula Epiretinal Membrane Surgery in the Era of en face OCT

    • 09.30
    • A. Gaudric FRANCE
      Early vitreo-macular traction: Do we know the natural history?

    • 09.40
    • T. Wolfensberger SWITZERLAND
      Pharmacological and surgical combination in vitreoretinal interface

    • 09.50
    • P. Chiaradia ARGENTINA
      Vitreoretinal Interface and Corneal Visualization

    • 10.00
    • F. Graue MEXICO
      The importance of internal limiting membrane and external limiting membrane

    • 10.10
    • T. Rossi ITALY
      Latest on instrumentation: new cutters and their use in different situations

    • 10.20
    • F. Fayyad JORDAN
      Surgical Management of vitreo-macular interface abnormalities in diabetics

    • 10.30
    • Y. Le Mer FRANCE
      Small macular holes: do we still need surgery?

    • 10.40
    • D.E. Pelayes ARGENTINA
      Discussion / Questions

    • 11.00
    • End of Course

  • Thursday 08 September
    11:00-12:30

  • IC 2
  • Age Related Macular Degeneration: beyond anti VEGF therapy

    A. Ambresin SWITZERLAND I. Mantel SWITZERLAND T. Wolfensberger SWITZERLAND

    Abstract    Schedule

  • Cost: €25 (plus VAT)

    • 11:00
    • I. Mantel SWITZERLAND
      Refractory AMD and its differential diagnosis

    • 11.12

    • F. Behar- Cohen SWITZERLAND
      antiVEGF: the other mechanisms of action

    • 11.24

    • S. Zweifel SWITZERLAND
      What is the evidence regarding cataract surgery in patients with AMD?

    • 11.36

    • J.A. Pournaras SWITZERLAND
      Management of large submacular haemorrhages in AMD: inject or operate?

    • 11.48

    • T.J. Wolfensberger SWITZERLAND
      AMD and vitreomacular traction: Vitrectomy or Ocriplasmin

    • 12.00

    • A. Ambresin SWITZERLAND
      Is there still a role for photodynamic therapy in 2015?

    • 12.12

    • Discussion

    • 12.30

    • End of Course

  • IC 3
  • Intravitreal therapy: An update in indications, substances and results

    U. Schmidt- Erfurth AUSTRIA

    Abstract    Schedule

  • Cost: €25 (plus VAT)

    • 11.00
    • B. Kupperman USA
      The classic targets of intravitreal steroids

    • 11.15

    • S. Sadda USA
      Anti-complement therapy in dry AMD

    • 11.30

    • F. Bandello ITALY
      Anti-VEGF versus laser in proliferative diabetic retinopathy
    • 11.45

    • P. Dugel USA
      An update of anti-PDGF therapy

    • 12.00

    • P. Stalmans BELGIUM
      Research and reality in pharmacologic vitreolysis

    • 12.15

    • B. Gerendas AUSTRIA
      What indicates effeciency in DME therapy

    • 12.30

    • End of Course

  • IC 4
  • Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy: Diagnosis & Treatment

    A. Koh SINGAPORE R. Silva PORTUGAL

    Abstract    Schedule

  • Cost: €25 (plus VAT)

    • 11.00
    • R. Silva PORTUGAL
      Introduction

    • 11.05

    • A. Carneiro PORTUGAL
      PCV characterization: An overview

    • 11.20

    • G. Staurenghi ITALY
      The diagnosis: Multimodal imaging of PCV: Colour images, Autofluorescence Infrared reflectance, OCT, OCT-Angio, FA, ICGA

    • 11.35

    • M. Falcão PORTUGAL
      The differential diagnosis: CSC, nAMD; tumours, others

    • 11.50

    • A. Koh SINGAPORE
      The treatment: anti-VEGF monotherapy, combined treatments, how and when to treat andre-treat

    • 12.05

    • R. Silva PORTUGAL
      Panel Discussion - PCV management: Clinical cases

    • 12.30

    • End of Course

  • Thursday 08 September
    14:00-16:00

  • IC 5
  • 3D Heads Up: Vitrectomy Current Evolution 2016

    C. Riemann USA T. Aaberg USA A. Nikolakopoulos GREECE

    Abstract    Schedule

  • Cost: €25 (plus VAT)
    Faculty:

    O. Yusuke JAPAN
    K. Kado JAPAN
    P. Dugel USA
    S. Rizzo ITALY
    J. A Pournaras SWITZERLAND
    T. Wolfensberger SWITZERLAND
    F. Balta ROMANIA
    S. Gotzaridis GREECE
    M. Mura THE NETHERLANDS
    V. Ferrara ITALY
    P. Bellocco ITALY
    D. Aktypis GREECE
  • Thursday 08 September
    14:00-18:30

  • IC 7
  • Advances in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

    P. Scanlon UK E. Stefansson ICELAND

    Abstract    Schedule

  • Cost: €25 (plus VAT)

    • 14.00
    • T. Bek DENMARK
      Advances in diabetic retinopathy screening. Factors of importance for prolonging and individualizing the screening interval

    • 14.15

    • E. Stefánsson ICELAND
      Risk assessment in diabetic eye screening

    • 14.30

    • T. Peto UK
      What do new images modalities add to diabetic retinopathy screening

    • 14.45

    • P. Silva UNITED STATES
      Improving Outcomes in Teleophthalmology Programs for Diabetic Retinopathy

    • 15.00

    • P. Scanlon UK
      The place of OCT in the English Diabetic Retinopathy Screening model

    • 15.15

    • Discussion

    • 15.30

    • End of Course

  • Thursday 08 September
    14:30-16:00

  • IC 6
  • Optimizing Injection clinics; focus on exit criteria

    M. Zinkernagel SWITZERLAND

    Abstract    Schedule

  • Cost: €25 (plus VAT)

    • 14.30
    • M. Zinkernagel SWITZERLAND
      Introduction

    • 14.35

    • S. Wolf SWITZERLAND
      Optimizing injection clinics for AMD; can we afford to discharge AMD patients from specialist care?

    • 14.50

    • N. Feltgen GERMANY
      Optimizing injection clinics for retinal vein occlusion; how long do we need to treat our patients with RVO?

    • 15.05

    • P. Lanzetta ITALY
      Recommendations for the appropriate management of diabetic macular edema; can we optimize care with intravitreal steroids?

    • 15.20

    • George Turner UK
      Optimizing injection clinics and decision making with non-consultant staff; who can decide when and how to stop?

    • 15.35

    • Martin Zinkernagel SWITZERLAND
      Standardizing exit criteria in injection clinics

    • 15.50

    • Discussion

    • 15.30

    • End of Course

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