milan  wcpos 2012

Scientific Sessions Saturday

Saturday 12 September

08.30 – 10.00
Strabismus Syndromes

Chairpersons: R. Kekunnaya INDIA, C. Sener TURKEY


Dr Inez Wong
 SINGAPORE
Overview of Strabismus Syndromes

Dr Cumhur Sener TURKEY
Congenital Muscle Fibrosis Syndrome

Dr Miho Sato JAPAN
Slipped muscle syndrome

Dr Ramesh Kekunnaya INDIA
Duane Retraction Syndrome

Dr Venkateshwar Rao INDIA
Brown Syndrome

Dr Jane Edmond USA
Craniosynostosis

08.30 – 10.00
Application of Telemedicine

Chairperson: Thomas France USA


Dr Anand Vinekar
 INDIA
ROP telemedicine in India

Dr Andrea Molinari ECUADOR
The story of an ORBIS Mentor

Dr Robert Laroche CANADA
Distance learning in Halifax

Dr L. Hu CHINA
Telemedicine in China

Professor Kristina Tornqvist SWEDEN
Free Paper: Web based quality control of paediatric cataract surgery – a method for the future

10.30 – 12.00
Paediatric Uveitis

Chairperson: Clive Edelsten UK

10.30-10.35
Dr Clive Edelsten UK
Introduction< 10.35-10.45 Dr Elizabeth Graham UK
Adult complications of paediatric uveitis

10.45-11.00
Dr Kaisu Kotaniemi FINLAND
Medical treatment of paediatric inflammatory disease

11.00-11.15
Dr Friederike Mackensen GERMANY
Paediatric uveitis other than JIA-uveitis

11.15-11.30
Dr Sainz De La Maza&nbsp;SPAIN
Complications and predictors of JIA-uveitis

11.30-11.45
Prof Miles Stanford UK
Ocular toxoplasmosis.

Free Papers (5 mins each)

Pr Fatiha Bencherifa MOROCCO
Uveitis in children population: Clinical features and outcomes: about 94 cases

Dr Somasheila Murthy INDIA
Clinical spectrum of pediatric uveitis at a tertiary care centre from a developing country

Dr Sonia Zaouali TUNISIA
Childhood-Onset Uveitis: Data from Tunisia, North Africa

10.30 – 12.00
Paediatric Glaucoma

Chairperson: Dr Alicia Serra-Castanera SPAIN, Dr Nicola Freeman SOUTH AFRICA

Dr Alicia Serra-Castanera SPAIN
Goniotomy

Md Serpil Akar TURKEY
Free Paper: Long-term results following goniotomy in congenital glaucoma

Dr Nicola Freeman SOUTH AFRICA
Trabeculotomy/trabeculectomy

Dr David Walton USA
Glaucoma in special conditions (Aniridia, ARA, ectropion uveae)

Prof Dominique Bremond-Gignac FRANCE
Free Paper: Hemangioma and glaucoma in Sturge Weber Krabbe syndrome

Mr Andrew Tatham UK
Free Paper: The incidence of glaucoma following congenital cataract extraction: A twenty year retrospective study

Mr Ken Nischal UK
Cyclodestructive procedure

A. Levin USA
Drainage Tube Surgery

Prof Nadiya Bobrova UKRAINE
Free Paper: New viscosurgery technique of pediatric congenital glaucoma treatment

Dr Beeram Pradeep Kumar Reddy INDIA
Free Paper: Comparative Evaluation of Trabeculotomy-Trabeculectomy with Mitomycin C versus Trabeculectomy with Mitomycin C for Primary Congenital Glaucoma

10.30 – 12.00
 Strabismus re-do strategies

Chairperson: Steve Kraft CANADA


Dr David Plager
 USA
Reoperation after inferior oblique myectomy

Dr Mauro Goldchmit BRAZIL
Peroperative maneuvers in reoperations

Dr Gillian Adams UK
Reoperations on slipped and lost muscles

Yair Morad ISRAEL
Reoperation for consecutive exotropia following bi-medial recession: what is the best approach?

14.00 – 15.00
Paediatric Retinal Disease (Medical)

Chairperson:Tony Moore UK


Dr Tony Moore 
UK
Update on paediatric retinal disease

Dr Tony Moore UK
Cone dysfunction syndromes

Dr Elias Trabousli USA
Stargardt disease

Birgit Lorenz GERMANY
Leber congenital amaurosis

Dr Eduardo Silva PORTUGAL
Retinal findings in metabolic disease

14.30 – 16.00
Paralytic Strabismus

Chairpersons: Andrea Molinari ECUADOR, Julio Yanguela SPAIN


Dr Rosario Gomez Del Liano
 SPAIN
When is the use of Botulinum Toxin indicated in the treatment of VI nerve palsy?

Dr Mauro Goldchmit BRAZIL
Inferior Oblique Procedures for the management of IV nerve palsy

Dr David Plager USA
Superior Oblique and vertical recti procedures for the management of IV nerve palsy

Dr Agnes Wong CANADA
IV nerve or Skew Deviation?

Dr Miho Sato JAPAN
Transposition procedures for the treatment of VI nerve paralysis

Dr Victorio Balasanyan RUSSIA
Free Paper: The surgery in oculomotor paralysis – a novel procedure

Dr Manuel Falcao PORTUGAL
Free Paper: III, IV and VI nerve palsies – how they report in the emergency department

Md Natalie Kerr USA
Free Paper: Surgical Management of Residual Strabismus in Children Following Resolution of Cranial Nerve Palsies Affecting Ocular Motility

14.30 – 15.15
Managing Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Chairperson: Grant Liu USA


Mike Brodsky
 USA
Papilledema vs. Pseudopapilledema

Grant Liu USA
Medical and Neuro-surgical Management of Pediatric IIH

Michael Kazim USA
Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration in Pediatric IIH

15 minute panel discussion

15.00 – 16.00
Paediatric Retinal Disease (Surgical)

Chairperson: Mangat Dogra INDIA


Dr Mangat Dogra 
INDIA
Overview of pediatric retinal surgery

Dr Wu Wei-Chi TAIWAN
Current surgical options for ROP

Dr Lingam Gopal INDIA
Management of RD with coloboma

Dr Wai Ching Lam CANADA
Management of PHPV

Dr. Chetan Patel UK
The value of OCT in managing pediatric vitreoretinal disorders

15.15 – 16.00
Managing Optic Nerve Glioma

Chairperson: Grant Liu USA


Atsushi Miki 
 JAPAN
Imaging of Optic Pathway Gliomas

Michael Kazim USA
Surgery in Optic Pathway Gliomas

Grant Liu USA
Chemotherapy in Optic Pathway Gliomas

Devina Gogi UK
Free paper: Pediatric craniopharygiomas: A five year experience

16.30 – 18.00
Controversies (Amblyopia)

Chairperson: Dr Jonathan Holmes USA


Dr Jonathan Holmes
 USA
Spectacles, patching and atropine; an evidence-based approach

Dr G. Robert Laroche USA
PEDIG studies – what they don’t tell us

Dr Jan-Tjeerd DeFaber THE NETHERLANDS
Monitoring and improving compliance

Dr William Astle CANADA
Free Paper: Laser-Assisted Subepithelial Keratectomy (LASEK) for Bilateral Hyperopia and Hyperopic Anisometropic Amblyopia in Children: One Year Outcomes

Professor Merab Dvali GEORGIA
Free Paper: Paediatric LASIK in Amblyopia & Strabismus (ten-years experience)

MD Laurence Lesueur FRANCE
Free Paper: Phakic IOL (ICL) to correct high unilateral myopic amblyopia in children:
12 years follow up

Dr Alastair Fielder UK
Current amblyopia outcome measures are inappropriate

Mr John Sloper UK
Amblyopia: not just acuity

16.30 – 18.00
Controversies (Nystagmus)

Chairperson: Richard Hertle USA


Prof Louis F Dell’Osso
 USA
USA – Nystagmus

Prof Irene Gottlob UK
Genetics of idiopathic nystagmus

Dr Alain Spielmann FRANCE
France  – Nystagmus

Maria Theodorou UK
UK – Nystagmus

Christopher Harris UK
UK –  Nystagmus

16.30 – 18.00
Visual Electrophysiology in Children

Chairperson: Alki Liasis UK


Dorothy Thompson 
UK
Morphological classification of the electroretinogram in diseased retina

Alki Liasis UK
Interpretation of trans- occipital asymmetries

Daphne McCulloch UK
Assessment of the Electroretinagram in the neonate

Audrey Chia SINGAPORE
Visual evoked potentials in the monitoring of visual pathway function

Danna Croonen THE NETHERLANDS
Free Paper:  Paediatric diagnostic electroretinograms in the north of the Netherlands:
A 10 year retrospective overview

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