Scientific Program - Anterior Segment

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Anterior Segment
Retina Glaucoma Other
FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019
HALL B
11:00-12:30
ANTERIOR SEGMENT I | Cornea
Chairs: Jorge Alio, Spain
11:00-11:30 Debate I: Keratoconus Should be Crosslinked Upon Diagnosis
11:00-11:10 Yes: Jorge Alio, Spain
11:10-11:20 No
11:20-11:30 Discussion
11:30-12:00 Debate II: LASIK is Better Than SMILE
11:30-11:40 Yes: Jorge Alio, Spain
11:40-11:50 No
11:50-12:00 Discussion
12:00-12:30 Debate III: Dry Eye Disease: Cyclosporine (Restasis®) or Lifitegrast (Xiidra®) Make a Difference
12:00-12:10 Yes: David Gartry, UK
12:10-12:20 No: David Spalton, UK
12:20-12:30 Discussion
12:30-12:50 Visit Exhibits & Lunch Box Pick-Up
12:50-13:00 Lunch Box Pick-Up
13:00-14:00
Industry-Sponsored Luncheon Symposium (Hall A)
14:00-14:30 Visit Exhibits & Dessert Break
14:30-15:30 Industry-Sponsored Symposium (Hall A)


SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2019
HALL B
09:00-10:30
ANTERIOR SEGMENT II | Cataract
Chairs: Ehud Assia, Israel
09:00-09:30 Debate I: Subluxated IOL is better treated by suture fixation than exchanged with intrascleral fixated IOLs
09:00-09:10 Yes: Ehud Assia, Israel
09:10-09:20 No
09:20-09:30 Discussion
09:30-10:00 Debate II: Now that we have Results of Multi Center, Femtosecond Cataract Surgery Should be Done in Most Cases
09:30-09:40 Yes
09:40-09:50 No: 
09:50-10:00 Discussion
10:00-10:30 Debate III: At the Era of Trifocal and EDOF Lenses - Monovision is Out
10:00-10:10 Yes
10:10-10:20 No:
10:20-10:30 Discussion
10:30-11:00 Visit Exhibits & Coffee Break
14:30-16:00
ANTERIOR SEGMENT III | Refractive Surgery
Chairs: Jorge Alio, Spain and Ruth Laid-Gortzak, Netherlands
14:30-15:00 Debate I: Astigmatism Correction in Cataract Surgery should be done with Toric IOLs after Surgery: Even less than 1.0D
14:30-14:40 Yes
14:40-14:50 No
14:50-15:00 Discussion
15:00-15:30 Debate II: Presbyopia is Best Treated by Refractive Lens Surgery
15:00-15:10 Yes: Ruth Laid-Gortzak, Netherlands
15:10-15:20 No: Ehud Assia, Israel
15:20-15:30 Discussion
15:30-16:00 Debate III: Laser Refractive Surgery: Lasik Typically should be Chosen over SMILE for up to -12 Diopters
15:30-15:40 Yes
15:40-15:50 No
15:50-16:00 Discussion