Scientific Program - Anterior Segment

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  Anterior Segment    
Retina Glaucoma Other
FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017
HALL B
 
10:45-12:15
ANTERIOR SEGMENT I | Cornea
Chairs: Jorge Alio, Spain and Ehud Assia, Israel
10:45-11:15 Modern technlology typically are advantageous over conventional tear film studies for dry eye diagnosis in refractive surgery
10:45-10:55 Yes: Carlos Verges, Spain
10:55-11:05 No: Miguel Teus, Spain
11:05-11:15 Discussion
 
11:15-11:45 DMEK typically is better than DSAEK
11:15-11:25 Yes: Jose L. Guell, Spain
11:25-11:35 No: Francisco Arnalich, Spain
11:35-11:45 Discussion
 
11:45-12:15 Treatment of dry eye typically is artificial tears rather than newer immunological therapies
11:45-11:55 Yes: Joaquin Fernandez, Spain
11:55-12:05 No: David Varssano, Israel
12:05-12:15 Discussion
 
12:15-12:30 Visit Exhibits & Lunch Box Pick-up
 
16:45-18:15
ANTERIOR SEGMENT II | Refractive Surgery
Chairs: Jorge Alio, Spain and Ehud Assia, Israel
16:45-17:15 Laser refractive surgery: Lasik typically should be chosen over SMILE for up to -12 diopters
16:45-16:55 Yes: Miguel Teus, Spain
16:55-17:05 No: Jose L. Guell, Spain
17:05-17:15 Discussion
 
17:15-17:45 Posterior chamber IOLs typically should be chosen over iris clip or artiflex IOLs for high myopia
17:15-17:25 Yes: Jorge Alio del Barrio, Spain
17:25-17:35 No: Roberto Fernandez-Buenaga, Spain
17:35-17:45 Discussion
 
17:45-18:15 Refractive surgery of keratoconus typically should be with corneal procedures rather than with toric IOLs
17:45-17:55 Yes: Joaquín Fernández, Spain
17:55-18:05 No: Ehud Assia, Israel
18:05-18:15 Discussion
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017
HALL B
09:00-10:30
ANTERIOR SEGMENT III | Cataract
Chairs: Ehud Assia, Israel and Ramon Lorente, Spain
09:00-09:30 Presbyopic correction 2017
09:00-09:10 Varifocal, segmental: Jorge Alio, Spain
09:10-09:20 Tri-focal IOL: Ehud Assia, Israel
09:20-09:30 Discussion
 
09:30-10:00 Femtosecond assisted cataract surgery must be available for the modern ophthalmologist
09:30-09:40 Yes: Joaquin Fernandez, Spain
09:40-09:50 No: Boris Malyugin, Russia
09:50-10:00 Discussion
 
10:00-10:30 Cataract surgery combined with glaucoma surgery only should be for uncontrolled glaucoma in an era of MIGS
10:00-10:10 Yes: Francisco Munoz Negrete, Spain
10:10-10:20 No: Cosme Lavin Dapena, Spain
10:20-10:30 Discussion
10:30-10:45 Exhibits & Refreshment Break
 
  HALL A
14:15-15:45 Controversies in Retina for the Anterior Segment Surgeon
Chairs; Jorge Alio, Spain and Anat Loewenstein, Israel
14:15-14:45 Cataract surgery in the setting of DME carries more risk for complications
14:15-14:25 Yes: Barry Kupperman, USA
14:25-14:35 No: Michaella Goldstein, Israel
14:35-14:45 Discussion
 
14:45-15:15 Cataract surgery increase the risks of worsening of AMD
14:45-14:55 Yes: Paolo Lanzetta, Italy
14:55-15:05 No: Anat Loewenstein, Israel
15:05-15:15 Discussion
 
15:15-15:45 Multiple intravitreous injections increases risks encountered during cataract surgery
15:15-15:25 Yes: Boris Malyugin, Russia
15:25-15:35
No: David Varssano, Israel
15:35-15:45 Discussion