Scientific Program - Neuro-Ophthalmology

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Retina Anterior Segment Glaucoma
Neuro-Ophthalmology Uveitis Oculoplastics and Tumors Short Cases
FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018
HALL C
14:30-16:00
NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY I | The Afferent Pathway
Chairs:
Neil Miller, USA and Dalia Berman, Denmark
14:30-15:00
Debate I: There is treatment for non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy
14:30-14:40
Yes: Pedro Luis Fonseca, Portugal
14:40-14:50
No: Valerie Touitou, France
14:50-15:00
Discussion
15:00-15:30
Debate II: An Assay for both Aquaporin 4 and anti-MOG antibodies should be performed on all patients with acute optic neuritis
15:00-15:10
Yes: Valerie Touitou, France
15:10-15:20
No: Dalia Berman, Denmark
15:20-15:30
Discussion: Panel
15:30-16:00
Case Presentations
Moderator: Neil Miller, USA
Panelists: All Speakers
1. A patient with traumatic optic neuropathy
2. A patient with an acute central retinal artery occlusion
3. A patient with primary pseudotumor cerebri associated with stenosis of one transverse sinus
4. A patient with a presumed optic nerve sheath meningioma
5. A patient with radiation-induced optic neuropathy
END OF FRIDAY HALL C

SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018
HALL C
09:00-10:30
NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY II | The Efferent Pathway and Systemic Disorders
Chairs: Pedro Luis Fonseca, Portugal and Valerie Touitou, France
09:00-09:30
Debate I: Neuroimaging should be performed on all patients with sixth nerve palsies
09:00-09:10
Yes: Neil Miller, USA
09:10-09:20
No: Pedro Luis Fonseca, Portugal
09:20-09:30
Discussion
09:30-10:00
Debate II: A temporal artery biopsy is required in all patients with presumed giant cell arteritis
09:30-09:40
Yes: Neil Miller, USA
09:40-09:50
No: Dalia Berman, Denmark
09:50-10:00
Discussion
10:00-10:30
Case Presentations
Moderator: Neil Miller, USA
Panelists: All Speakers
 
1. A patient with a complete, pupil-sparing third nerve palsy
2. A child with monocular nystagmus
3. A patient with ocular myasthenia gravis
4. A patient with diplopia and biopsy-proven evidence of GCA
5. A patient with chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia
10:30-11:00 Visit Exhibits & Coffee and Refreshment Break