milan  wcpos 2012

Scientific Sessions Sunday

Sunday 13 September

08.00 – 09.00

Chairpersons: Solange Milazzo FRANCE / D. Bremond-Gignac FRANCE

B. Fayet/D. Bremond-Gignac FRANCE
Presentation and management of congenital dacryocystocele

F. Mouriaux FRANCE
Surgical repair of congenital ptosis

Suryanath Rath INDIA
Eyelid colobomas in children

Nathalie Cassoux FRANCE
Eyelid tumors in children: benign or non benign

Epiblepharon repair in children

08.00 – 09.00
Optic Neuritis in Children

Chairperson: Dr Paul Phillips USA

William Good

K. K. Nischal UK
MS and literature overview

Pediatric Neuromyelitis Optica

Dr Paul Phillips USA

Dr Meenakshi Ravindran INDIA
Free Paper: Optic Neuritis in Children

09.00 – 10.00
Early Intervention and Rehabilitation of Children with Impaired Vision

Chairpersons: Lea Hyvaneran FINLAND, Lucy Kidd UK

Tuula Kiviranta
Importance of assessment and early intervention of impaired vision of children with CP and other motor problems

Elisa Fazzi ITALY
Neuro-ophthalmological approach to the early intervention and education of children with intellectual disability

Linda Lawrence USA
Role of ophthalmologists in early intervention and education of visually impaired children in developing countries

Information that the schools need from ophthalmologists for Individual Educational Plans of children with impaired vision with or without other problems

09.00 – 10.00
Paediatric Anaesthesia

Chairperson: Mr Richard Martin UK

Dr Sonia Abrantes
IV Anaesthesia

Dr. Matt Allen USA

Mr Richard Martin UK
Poems for children Anxiety Management Training

William Moore UK
Anaesthesia: The surgeons view

10.30 – 12.00

Chairperson: Andrea Zin BRAZIL

Clare Gilbert 
ROP as a global cause of childhood blindness

Alastair Fielder UK
Plus and pre-plus disease

Wagih Aclimandos EGYPT
Screening options for serious ROR

Anna Ells CANADA
Current treatments for acute disease and possible future treatments

Andrea Zin BRAZIL
Perspectives from neonatology on ROP

10.30 – 12.00
The Orbit

Chairpersons: Yassir Abou-Rayyah UK, J. Katowitz USA

Yassir Abou-Rayyah
Vascular Anomalies of the Orbit in Children

Jurij Bilyk USA
Idiopathic orbital inflammatory syndrome in children

Ramesh Murthy INDIA
Orbital Tumors in Children

James Katowitz USA
Orbital decompression for non-thyroid proptosis in children

Femida Kherani CANADA
Enophthalmos in the pediatric patient: management options

William Katowitz USA
Volume augmentation in congenital microphthalmos

10.30 – 12.00

Chairpersons: Dr Brenda Gallie CANADA, Dr Arun Singh USA

M.D Doris Hadjistilianou
Free Paper: Direct intraarterial (ophthalmic artery) chemotherapy with melphalan for intraocular retinoblastoma: a new conservative approach

Dr Mustafa Mehyar JORDAN
Free Paper: ORBIS in Ocular Oncology: Cost-Effectiveness, Efficacy, and Practicality Profile: The King Hussein Cancer Center Experience

Dr Julio Manzitti ARGENTINA
Retinoblastoma in Argentina: development of translational research programs through international partnerships

Dr Helen Dimaras KENYA/CANADA
The Kenyan National Retinoblastoma Strategy

Dr Helen Chan CANADA
Clinical Trials in Retinoblastoma: Chemotherapy

Dr Malipatna Ashwin INDIA
Detection of Retinoblastoma by Simple Camaras

Dr Arun Singh USA
Histopathological Prognostic Factors for Metastasis

Dr Brenda Gallie CANADA
Global Genetic Opportunities

14.00 – 15.30

Chairperson: Dr Scott E. Olitsky USA, Dr Zhao Kanxing CHINA

Dr Farzavandi SINGAPORE
Evaluation of the patient with exotropia

Dr Jonathan Holmes / Dr Brian Mohney USA
When to perform surgery on the patient with exotropia

Dr Dorothy Fan HONG KONG
Treatment of large angle exotropia

Dr Zhao Kanxing CHINA
Treatment of A Pattern exotropia

Dr Steve Kraft CANADA
The adult patient with exotropia

Discussion: Questions & Answers

14.30 – 16.00
Paediatric External Diseases

Chairperson: Dr Choong Yee Fong MALAYSIA
Moderator: Dr Sonal Farzavandi SINGAPORE

Mr. Ken Nischal UK

Dr Choong Yee Fong MALAYSIA
Management of severe vernal keratoconjunctivitis

Dr Nibaran Gangopadhyay INDIA
Corneal Dermoids

Dr Gerald W Zaidman USA
Corneal Transplant in Children

Dr. Merle Fernandes INDIA
Steven Johnson Syndrome in Children

Dr Lynn Speedwell UK
Contact lenses in Paediatric Ophthalmology

14.30 – 15.30
Thyroid Eye Disease

Chairperson:Dr David Granet USA

Dr Sonal Farzavandi 

Dr Don Kikkawa USA
Orbital and lid treatment

Dr David Granet USA
Approach to Strabismus

Dr Lelio Baldeschi ITALY
EuGOGO experience

Case presentation and panel/audience discussion

15.30 – 17.15

Chairperson: Dr Seyhan Ozkan TURKEY, Dr Alicia Galan SPAIN

Dr Silvia Moguel 
Infantile esotropia pathogenesis and outcome of surgery

Dr Rosario Gomez de Liano SPAIN
Role of botulinum toxin in infantile esotropia

Dr Deniz Somer TURKEY
Accommodative esotropia – how to manage the accommodative element?

Dr Gideon du Plessis SOUTH AFRICA
Secondary esotropia entities

Dr Tsuranu Yokoyama JAPAN
Esotropia in association with high myopia

Dr Brian Mohney USA
Acquired comitant non accomodative esotropia

15.30 – 16.30
Non Accidental Injury

Chairperson: Dr A. Levin USA

Dr Brian Forbes
20-25 mins; Global epidemiology of abuse and review of current science regarding retinal hemorrhage in abusive head injury (Shaken baby syndrome)

Dr Alex Levin USA
20-25 mins; Highlights from around the world’s literature illustrating work in multiple countries

10-20 min open discussion/Q&A

16.00 – 17.15

Chairperson: Dr Eduardo Silva PORTUGAL, Dr Elias Traboulsi USA

Dr Arif Khan 
Cornea plana and other ocular malformations – The Saudi experience

Dr Eduardo Silva PORTUGAL
Genetics of pediatric glaucoma

Dr Susanne Kohl GERMANY
An update on the genetics of achromatopsia

Dr Alex Levin USA
Overview of the molecular genetics of congenital cataracts

Dr Birgit Lorenz GERMANY
The role of imaging in the work-up of patients with retinal dystrophies

Dr Elias Traboulsi USA
The Genetics of Strabismus

Dr Sérgio Leal PORTUGAL
Free Paper: Aniridia and limbal stem cell insufficiency: genotype-phenotype correlations

16.30 – 17.30
Strabismus Techniques

Chairperson: George Ellis USA
Commentator: Stephen Kraft CANADA

M. Teimory UK
Microscope assisted strabismus surgery (MASS)

D. Granet USA
Delayed Adjustable Sutures

Minimally invasive strabismus surgery for rectus muscle transpositions

M. Rageh EGYPT
Sutureless Strabismus surgery: experimental and human studies


17.30 – 18.30
My World, My Way

Chairperson:Dr Marilyn Miller USA

Dr Zafar Iqbal
The Northwest Frontier

Dr Daniela Cioplean ROMANIA
The Romanian Experience

Dr P. Vijaylakshmi INDIA
Developing a Teaching Network in South India

Dr Dechen Wangmo BHUTAN
A big challenge for a small country

Dupe Ademola-Popoola NIGERIA
The Nigerian experience

A.S. Karthikeyan NEPAL
Free Paper: Results of a combined oral polio immunization program with preschool eye screening at a tertiary eye care center in Nepal

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