Amsterdam Programme

This meeting has been awarded 6 CME credits

Taking place during XXXI Congress of the ESCRS | 5–9 October 2013
Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Immediately preceding The 39th Meeting of EPOS in Leiden, The Netherlands from 11–12 October 2013

Organisers

Nicoline Schalij-Delfos, Marije Sminia, David Granet, Ken K. Nischal

08.00 – 08.30 | Registration

08.30 – 10.15
SESSION I: Paediatric ocular surface disease

  • 08.30 – 08.40
  • D. Bremond-Gignac FRANCE
    Incidence and management of BKC in children?
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Head of Ophthalmology Department,
    St Victor Centre, University Hospital Of Amiens, Picardie Jules Verne University, France

  • 08.42 – 08.52
  • N. Schaeken BELGIUM
    The use of steam goggles in BKC in children
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Information to follow
  • 08.54 – 09.04
  • A. Mataftsi GREECE
    Punctal plugs in children – are they safe?
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
    IInd Department of Ophthalmology,
    Thessaloniki, Greece

  • 09.06 – 09.16
  • M. Fernandes INDIA
    Microsporidia and exotic infections in children
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    LV Prasad Eye Institute, Visakhapatnam,
    Andhra Pradesh, India

  • 09.18 – 09.28
  • W. Moore UK
    Keratitis – common and not so common causes
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist,
    Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
  • 09.30 – 09.40
  • P. Nucci ITALY
    Limbal vernal keratoconjunctivitis
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    University of Milan,
    Eye Clinic San Giuseppe Hospital

  • 09.42 – 09.52
  • S. Jones UK
    What is the normal tear break up time in children?
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Kings College Hospital, London, UK

  • 09.54 – 10.04
  • S. Hamada UK
    Can we use avastin in children with corneal NV’s?
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK: Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist; Queen Victoria Hospital, West Sussex, UK: Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

  • 10.06 – 10.16
  • A. van der Lelij THE NETHERLANDS
    Cross-linking in children
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Institute is University Medical Center Utrecht

11.00 – 13.00
SESSION II: Visual rehabilitation of the aphakic child

  • 11.00 – 11.10
  • C. Lloyd UK
    My choice for a secondary IOL in the presence of capsular support
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Manchester Royal Eye Hospital,
    Oxford Rd, Manchester,
    Greater Manchester M13 9WL, UK

  • 11.12 – 11.22
  • N. Schalij-Delfos THE NETHERLANDS
    Choices for IOL implantation when there is inadequate capsular support
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Leiden University Medical Center Ophthalmology, Leiden, The Netherlands

  • 11.24 – 11.34
  • M. Sminia THE NETHERLANDS
    The use of the iris claw IOL for the correction of aphakia
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit
    van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 11.36 – 11.46
  • N. Ziakas GREECE
    Retroplacement of the secondary IOL in children
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology,
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

  • 11.48 – 11.58
  • J. Murta PORTUGAL
    Can we implant infants safely?
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Department Ophthalmology of Centro Hospitalar Universitário Coimbra, Faculty Medicine,
    University Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

  • 12.00 – 12.10
  • J. de Faber THE NETHERLANDS
    Clear visual axis after surgery for Pseudo-Peters / PHPV
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    The Rotterdam Eye Hospital,
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands

  • 12.12 – 12.22
  • D. Granet USA
    Visual rehabilitation of the child with JIA and aphakia
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Anne F. Ratner Professor of Ophthalmology & Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Ocular Re-Alignment Services
    Ratner Children’s Eye Center & Shiley Eye Center, University of California, San Diego, USA

  • 12.24 – 12.34
  • C. Vervaet THE NETHERLANDS
    10 essentials about the paediatric CL
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Leiden University Medical Center,
    Leiden, The Netherlands; Erasmus MC,
    University Medical Center Rotterdam (EMC), Rotterdam, The Netherlands

  • 12.36 – 12.46
  • C. Luchansky USA
    Using BIFOCAL CL’s in the aphakic child
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    4401 Penn Avenue,
    Suite 3640, Pittsburgh,
    PA 15224, USA

  • 12.48 – 12.58
  • C. Frambach THE NETHERLANDS
    Paediatric CL’s: how to handle the parents
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Rotterdam Eye Hospital,
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands

14.15 – 15.50
SESSION III: Novel therapies in glaucoma – can we use them in children?

  • 14.15 – 14.25
  • L.J. van Rijn THE NETHERLANDS
    The role of axial length in the decision to operate on paediatric glaucoma
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    VU University medical center,
    PO Box 7057, 1007 MB
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 14.27 – 14.37
  • K. K. Nischal UK/USA
    Trabectome
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Adult Ocular Motility UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Eye Center Pittsburgh PA, UK/USA

  • 14.39 – 14.49
  • C. Eggink THE NETHERLANDS
    An illuminated microcatheter for 360 trabeculotomy
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    UMC St Radboud,
    Dept of Ophthalmology,
    Nijmegen, The Netherlands

  • 14.51 – 15.01
  • M. Tekavčič Pompe SLOVENIA
    Aphakic and pseudophakic glaucoma
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    University Eye Hospital Medical Centre,
    Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • 15.03 – 15.13
  • S. Biswas UK
    Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation vs high frequency ultrasound guided cyclophotocoagulation
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK; Clinical Director, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK
  • 15.15 – 15.25
  • E. Gajdosova UK
    Goniotomy for aphakic glaucoma
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Consultant in Paediatric Ophthalmology,
    Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK

  • 15.27 – 15.37
  • E. da Silva PORTUGAL
    The role of nanoparticles in paediatric glaucoma
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal; Center for Hereditary Eye Diseases, Department of Ophthalmology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Coimbra (CHUC), Coimbra, Portugal

  • 15.39 – 15.49
  • V. Sturm SWITZERLAND
    Hints and tricks about OCT use in paediatric glaucoma
  • SPEAKER INFO
  • Institute:
    Head – Strabismus and Neuroophthalmology Department, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, Switzerland

16.15 – 17.15
VIDEO VENTURE

10 videos of 5 minutes each showing a sign or surgical experience of a classical or unusual nature.
The audience will be asked to vote on best video.

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