Scientific Program - Retina

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Retina

Glaucoma
Anterior Segment
Neuro-ophthalmology Orbit, Oculoplastics & Tumors
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2017
HALL A
08:00-09:30 Hot Topics in Ophthalmology 2016
Chairpersons:
Neil Bressler, USA and Kyu Hyung Park, South Korea
08:00-08:30 Debate I: Anti-VEGF is a viable alternative therapy to panretinal photocoagulation for proliferative diabetic retinopathy
08:00-08:10
08:10-08:20
08:20-08:30
Yes: Susan Bressler, USA
No: Tien Yin Wong, Singapore
Discussion
08:30-09:00 Debate II: OCT-Angiography should replace fluorescein angiography
08:30-08:40
08:40-08:50
08:50-09:00
Yes: Tien Yin Wong, Singapore
No: Seung Young Yu, South Korea
Discussion
09:00-09:30 Debate III: Evidence shows stem cell treatment works in retinal diseases
09:00-09:10
09:10-09:20
09:20-09:30
Yes: Won Kyung Song, South Korea
No: Adiel Barak, Israel
Discussion
09:30-10:00 Visit to Exhibits - Coffee and Refreshments Break
10:00-11:30
RETINA I | Non-neovascular ("Dry”) Age-related Macular Degeneration
Chairpersons:
Francesco Bandello, Italy and Anat Loewenstein, Israel
10:00-10:30
Debate I: Home monitoring devices are indicated for patients with drusen (intermediate stage of AMD)
10:00-10:10
10:10-10:20
10:20-10:30
Yes: Michaella Goldstein, Israel
No: Paul Mitchell, Australia
Discussion
10:30-11:00
Debate II: Anatomic rather than visual acuity outcomes (growth of atrophy) are appropriate endpoints to assess treatments for geographic atrophy
10:30-10:40
10:40-10:50
10:50-11:00
Yes: Paul Mitchell, Australia
No: Francesco Bandello, Italy
Discussion
11:00-11:30
 
Debate III: Autofluorescent imaging should be part of standard care for "dry” AMD
11:00-11:10
11:10-11:20
11:20-11:30
Yes: Adrian Koh, Singapore
No: Won Ki Lee, South Korea
Discussion
11:30-12:00 Visit to Exhibits - Refreshments
12:00-13:15 INDUSTRY-SPONSORED LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM (NOT FOR CME)
13:15-13:45 Visit to Exhibits - Dessert Break
13:45-15:15
RETINA II | Diabetic Macular Edema
Chairpersons: Susan Bressler, USA and Hyung Chan Kim, South Korea
13:45-14:15
Debate I: Specific phenotypes can predict response to treatment in diabetic macular edema
13:45-13:55
13:55-14:04
14:05-14:15
Yes: Hyung Chan Kim, South Korea
No: Tock Han Lim, Singapore
Discussion
14:15-14:45
Debate II: Persistent DME with no vision gain after 3 anti-VEGF injections should switch to corticosteroids
14:15-14:25
14:25-14:35
14:35-14:45
Yes: Barry Kuppermann, USA
No: Susan Bressler, USA
Discussion
14:45-15:15
Debate III: Treatment for center-involved DME with at least moderate visual acuity loss should be initiated with aflibercept
14:45-14:55
14:55-15:05
15:05-15:15
Yes: Young Hee Yoon, South Korea
No: Voraporn Chaikitmongkol, Thailand
Discussion
15:15-16:15 INDUSTRY-SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM (NOT FOR CME)
16:15-17:45 RETINA III | Retinal Detachment and Vitrectomy
Chairpersons: Joseph Moisseiev, Israel and Young Hee Yoon, South Korea
16:15-16:37 Debate I: High speed cutting probes (5000 and more) are important for outcomes
16:15-16:23
16:23-16:31
16:31-16:37
Yes: Se Woong Kang, South Korea
No: Adiel Barak, Israel
Discussion
16:37-16:59 Debate II: 27G vitrectomy is superior to 25G vitrectomy
16:37-16:45
16:45-16:53
16:53-16:59
Yes: Hyeong Gon Yu, South Korea
No: Taiji Sakamoto, Japan
Discussion
16:59-17:21
Debate III: Intraoperative OCT is beneficial
16:59-17:07 17:07-17:15
17:15-17:21
Yes: Barry Kuppermann, USA
No: Joseph Moisseiev, Israel
Discussion
17:21-17:45
Debate IV: Pharmacologic vitreolysis should be tried before vitrectomy for vitreo-macular traction
17:21-17:29 17:29-17:37
17:37-17:45
Yes: William F. Mieler, USA
No: Joseph Moisseiev, Israel
Discussion
END OF DAY FRIDAY HALL A

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016
HALL A
08:00-09:30
RETINA IV| Polypoidal Vasculopathy (PCV)
Chairpersons: Adrian Koh, Singapore and Won Ki Lee, South Korea
08:00-08:30 Debate I: Is ICG is needed to diagnose PCV?
08:00-08:10
08:10-08:20
08:20-08:30
Yes: Heeyoon Cho, South Korea
No: Voraporn Chaikitmongkol, Thailand
Discussion
08:30-09:00 Debate II: Initial management of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy should be anti-VEGF combined with PDT, not anti-VEGF alone
08:30-08:40
08:40-08:50
08:50-09:00
Yes: Adrian Koh, Singapore
No: Colin Tan, Singapore
Discussion
09:00-09:30 Debate III: Is polyp closure on ICG critical to management?
09:00-09:10
09:10-09:20
09:20-09:30
Yes: Won Ki Lee, South Korea
No: Paisan Ruamviboonsuk, Thailand
Discussion
09:30-10:00 Visit to Exhibits - Coffee and Refreshment Break
10:00-11:30
RETINA V | Pathological Myopia and Central Serous Retinopathy
Chairpersons: Tim Lai, Hong Kong and Taiji Sakamoto, Japan
10:00-10:30
Debate I: Treat extrafoveal CNV from pathological myopia with laser or PDT instead of anti-VEGF therapy
10:00-10:10
10:10-10:20
10:20-10:30
Yes: Tim Lai, Hong Kong
No: Taiji Sakamoto, Japan
Discussion
10:30-11:00
Debate II: Treat extrafoveal leaks in central serous retinopathy with PDT instead of light thermal laser
10:30-10:40
10:40-10:50
10:50-11:00
Yes: Francesco Bandello, Italy
No: Tim Lai, Hong Kong
Discussion
11:00-11:30
Debate III: OCT angiography is needed to differentiate CNV from CSR
11:00-11:10
11:10-11:20
11:20-11:40
Yes: Seung Young Yu, South Korea
No: Kyu Hyung Park, South Korea
Discussion
11:30-12:00 Visit to Exhibit - Refreshments
12:00-13:15

INDUSTRY-SPONSORED LUNCHEON SYMPOSIUM (NOT FOR CME)

13:15-13:45 Visit to Exhibit - Dessert Break
13:45-15:15
RETINA VI | Surgical
Chairpersons: William F. Mieler, USA and Nawat Watanachai, Thailand
13:45-14:15 Debate I: Prophylactic treatment of fellow eyes of giant retinal tears typically is indicated
13:45-13:55
13:55-14:05
14:05-14:15
Yes: Nawat Watanachai, Thailand
No: William F. Mieler, USA
Discussion
14:15-14:45 Debate II: Lamellar holes should undergo vitrectomy
14:15-14:25
14:25-14:35
14:35-14:45
Yes: Joseph Moisseiev, Israel
No: Paisan Ruamviboonsuk, Thailand
Discussion
14:45-15:15 Debate III: Observe idiopathic ERM in children
14:45-14:55
14:55-15:05
15:05-15:15
Yes: William F. Miller, USA
No: Jeeyun Ahn, South Korea
Discussion
END OF DAY SATURDAY HALL A