Scientific Program - Glaucoma

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Retina Anterior Segment Other
FRIDAY, March 31, 2017
GLAUCOMA I | Diagnosis
Chairs: Francesca Cordeiro, UK and Marta Pazos, Spain
10:45-11:15 Intraocular pressure and glaucoma: Tracking IOP over 24 hours is valuable
10:45-10:55 Yes: L. Jay Katz, USA
10:55-11:05 No: Anton Hommer, Austria
11:05-11:15 Discussion
11:15-11:45 Measuring ocular blood flow and perfusion pressure is important for management of glaucoma patients
11:15-11:25 Yes: Anton Hommer, Austria
11:25-11:35 No: Francesca Cordeiro, UK
11:35-11:45 Discussion
11:45-12:15 Anterior segment Imaging typically is valuable for angle closure suspects
11:45-11:55 Yes: Marta Pazos, Spain
11:55-12:05 No: L. Jay Katz, USA
12:05-12:15 Discussion
12:15-12:30 Lunch Box Pick-Up
GLAUCOMA II | Risk Calculators and Surgery
Chairs:  L. Jay Katz, USA and Antonio Ferreras, Spain
09:00-09:30 Risk calculators typical are valuable to predict rate of progression
09:00-09:10 Yes: Francesca Cordeiro, UK
09:10-09:20 No: Antonio Ferreras, Spain
09:20-09:30 Discussion
09:30-10:00 Prophylactic surgery to prevent angle closure glaucoma :PI or lensectomy
09:30-09:40 Yes: L. Jay Katz, USA
09:40-09:50 No: Marta Pazos, Spain
09:50-10:00 Discussion
10:00-10:30 Trabecular devices typically should be preferred to suprachoroidal or subconjunctival devices to improve aqueous outflow
10:00-10:10 Yes: Antonio Ferreras, Spain
10:10-10:20 No: Anton Hammer, Austria
10:20-10:30 Discussion
10:30-10:45 Visit Exhibits & Coffee and Refreshment Break