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The 3rd World Congress on
Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy)
Anterior Segment, Retina, Glaucoma

Istanbul, Turkey, March 22 - 25, 2012
  Anterior Segment Section Print
 
Friday, March 23, 2012
 
Anterior Segment I
Cataract: Intraocular Lenses
Room: Nuchatel
08:30-10:00
Chairpersons: J. Alio, Spain & W.J. Stark, USA
  
08:30-09:00 Debate I: IOL power calculations
08:30-08:40
How to calculate in high myopia / hypermetropia
B.S. Aslan, Turkey
08:40-08:50
  
08:50-09:00
  
IOL glistening - is it clinically significant?
S. Arshinoff, Canada
Factors to consider before removal of a premium IOL and techniques for removal
W.J. Stark, USA
  
09:00-09:40 Debate II: Surgical correction of malpositioned lenses (crystalline & IOL)
09:00-09:20
  
09:20-09:30
   
09:30-09:40
  
  
09:40-10:00
Iris vs. Scleral fixation
W.J. Stark, USA
Capsule supporting devices
J. Alio, Spain
Reposition vs. Exchange
B.S. Aslan, Turkey
 
Roundtable discussion: Controversies in pediatric cataract surgery
Overview: IOL implantation
1) What age?
2) When?
3) Power calculation?
4) Design and material, PCCC material?
Moderator: J. Alio, Spain
Panel:
S. Arshinoff, Canada
B.S. Aslan, Turkey
W.J. Stark, USA
 
Anterior Segment II
Cataract: Complicated Situations
Room: Nuchatel
10:30-12:00
Chairpersons: J. Alio, Spain & W.J. Stark, USA
  
10:30-11:00
10:30-10:40
  
10:40-10:50
   
10:50-11:00
 
11:00-11:30
11:00-11:10
 
11:10-11:20
  
11:20-11:30
 
11:30-12:00
 
Debate I: Toric IOL
An option or a must?
W.J. Stark, USA
Accuracy, stability, surprises?
Y. Akova, Turkey
Discussion
 
Debate II: Laser cataract surgery
A real advantage over current technology
J. Alio, Spain
Expensive gimmick 
S. Kaynak, Turkey
Discussion
 
Roundtable discussion: Controversial surgical approach
Special cases
Moderator: J. Alio, Spain
Panel:
Y. Akova, Turkey
B.S. Aslan, Turkey
S. Kaynak, Turkey
A. Marinho, Portugal
W.J. Stark, USA
     
Anterior Segment III
Uveitis: Bechet's Disease & more
Room: Nuchatel
14:00-15:30
Chairpersons: S. Lightman, UK & I. Tugal-Tutkum, Turkey
    
Capsule: Unsolved issues in uveitis
14:00-14:30 Debate I: Bechet's disease treatment: Which immunosuppresive agents should we use?
14:00-14:10
  
14:10-14:20
  
14:20-14:30
 
Conventional including cyclosporine?
I. Tugal-Tutkum, Turkey
Biological agents
P. Cakar Ozdal, turkey
Commentator 
S. Lightman, UK
  
14:30-15:00 Debate II: Birdshot chorioretinopathy: Is long-term immunosuppression indicated?
14:30-14:40
    
14:40-14:50
  
14:50-15:00
 
  
15:00-15:30
15:00-15:10
   
15:10-15:20
 
15:20-15:30
   
Yes
S. Lightman, UK
No
M. DeSmet, The Netherlands
Commentator
S. Taylor, UK
 
Debate III: Treatment of uveitis-related cystoid macular edema
Intravitreal or subtenon corticosteroids
S. Lightman, UK
Other intravitreal drugs
S. Taylor, UK
Commentator
M. DeSmet, The Netherlands
 
 
Saturday, March 24, 2012
 
Anterior Segment IV
Cornea: Controversies in Modern Graft Technologies
Room: Genéve-Luzem
08:30-10:00
Chairpersons: J. Alio, Spain & W.J. Stark, USA
 
08:30-09:00 Debate I: Modern corneal grafting surgery: Femtosecond vs. Conventional - cost effectiveness, advantages, disadvantages, outcomes
08:30-08:40
  
08:40-08:50
  
08:50-09:00
Femtosecond laser is better than conventional surgical techniques
J. Alio, Spain
Femtosecond laser is not better than conventional surgical techniques
F. Akata, Turkey
Discussion
    
09:00-09:30 Debate II: Modern corneal grafting surgery: Collagen cross-linking (with the different methods used today, Avedro microwave technology, CCL + CK, intracorneal rings, intracorneal segments)
09:00-09:10
    
09:10-09:20
   
09:20-09:30
 
09:30-10:00
The Athens protocol and other combined protocols
F. Hafezi, Switzerland
Collagen cross-linking should be done separately
C. Asli Utine, Turkey
Discussion
 
Roundtable discussion
Fuchs dystrophy and cataract
PK vs. DSAEK
Discussion presenter: W.J. Stark, USA
 (10 minute presentation)
Panel:
J. Alio, Spain
F. Akata, Turkey
C. Asli Utine, Turkey
F. Hafezi, Switzerland
W.J. Stark, USA 
         
Anterior Segment V
Refractive Surgery: Presbyopia & High Refractive Errors
Genéve-Luzem
16:15-17:30
Chairpersons: J. Alio, Spain & W.J. Stark, USA
   
16:15-16:40
Debate I: Corneal refractive surgery in the correction of high refractive errors
Clear lens extraction?
J. Alio, Spain
Phakic IOLs?
A. Marinho, Portugal
LASIK surgery?
J. Alio, Spain
  
 16:40-17:05
  
  
 
Debate II: Phakic IOLs
Angle supported
A. Marinho, Portugal
Posterior chamber
Z. Nagy, Hungary
 
17:05-17:30
Debate III: Presbyopia correction
Multifocal LASIK: J. Alio, Spain
Round table discussion: Other options
Moderator: J. Alio, Spain
Panel:
A. Marinho, Portugal
Z. Nagy, Hungary
  
  

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