Session Title: Silicone Oil and Other Surgical Medical Devices Facing The New Regulation Of The European Union: Is It The Answer To Toxicity?
Chairperson(s): J. Carlos Pastor SPAIN
Speakers and presentations:
J. Carlos Pastor SPAIN
13:00 Overview of the current situation. Medical device regulation 2017/745. How does it affect retinologists?
J. Smith UK
13:05 BEAVRS data about silicone oil visual loss in grts and retinal detachments. Functional and anatomical results
R. Coco-Martin SPAIN
13:10 Expected clinical complications after silicone oil use
M. Romano ITALY
13:15 Role of endogenous proteins on the emulsification of silicone oils: clinical consequences
K. Januschowski GERMANY
13:20 Silicone oil versus heavy silicone oil. advantages and disadvantages. hydrophilic tamponades: general aspects and results of a pilot study
M. Spitzer GERMANY
13:25 “How long can silicone oil stay safely in the eye?”
13:45 End of Session