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Programme – Saturday 5 September

 

08.00-10.00

Strabismus Techniques: Surgical & Non-Surgical

Chairpersons: Y.F. Choong MALAYSIA, J-R. Polling THE NETHERLANDS

08.00
J. Hancox UK
Technique of Botulinum toxin injection for children and for adults

08.12
A. Shah USA
Splitting of LR for 3rd nerve palsy

08.24
N. Ela-Dalman ISRAEL
Technique for Harado Ito surgery for excyclotorsion

08.36
J-R. Polling THE NETHERLANDS
Errors in strabismus surgery: orthoptic measurements

08.48
D. Mojon SWITZERLAND
MISS technique

09.00
J. Yam HONG KONG
Surgical considerations in intermittent exotropia

09.12
J. Li CHINA
Superior rectus transposition with medial rectus recession to improve abduction

09.24
Y.Morad ISRAEL
Lateral rectus fixation to the orbital wall a novel treatment for third nerve palsy

09.36
I. Aznauryan RUSSIA
Minimal invasive radio wave technique for strabismus surgery

09.48 Discussion

10.00 End of session

08.00-09.00

I So Wish I Hadn’t Done That

Chairpersons: D. Cioplean ROMANIA, M. Goldchmit BRAZIL

08.00
E. Cumhur Sener TURKEY
Unilateral 4th paralysis with horizontal deviation turned into a contralateral 4th n paralysis following a non-J deformity inferior oblique anterior transposition.

08.08
L. Kowal AUSTRALIA
Bilateral 6ths after head injury. I used superior rectus transposition and medial rectus recess augmented with botox. Remarkably little effect. I wish I had used ‘older’ techniques

08.16
D. Cioplean ROMANIA
Lost inferior rectus muscle in a patient with thyroid orbitopathy and iatrogenic hypoglobus after multiple strabismus surgeries

08.24
M. Goldchmit BRAZIL
Perfect surgery, worst result

08.32
A. Spielmann FRANCE
Cyclotorsion after vertical Kestenbaum surgery

08.40
S. Moguel Ancheita MEXICO
To know or not to know: case of a female patient with recurrent strabismus. A brainstem tumour was found – I wish I had not done the surgeries and found the lesion

08.48
Discussion

09.00
End of session

08.00-09.00

Esotropia

Chairpersons: A. Fernandez COLOMBIA , K. McMain CANADA

08.00
R. Gama PORTUGAL
The role of botulinum toxin in treating esotropia

08.10
K. McMain CANADA
Management of high accommodative convergence/accommodation ratio esotropia

08.20
A. Fernandez COLUMBIA
Partial accommodative esotropia

08.30
J. Reynolds USA
Acute onset esotropia

08.40
A. O’Connor UK
Functional outcome of infantile esotropia treatment?

08.50
Discussion

09.00 End of session

08.00-09.00

Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: What Do We Really Know

Chairpersons: G. Dutton UK, C. Roman USA

08.00
G. Dutton UK
Cerebral visual impairment in children: a brief overview

08.08
C. Roman USA
The CVI range: a reliable & valid test of functional vision for individuals with cortical visual impairment

08.16
L. Jacobson SWEDEN
Cerebral visual impairment is not just cerebral – it affects the retina and optic nerve as well

08.24
S.S. Philip INDIA
Setting up and running services for children with CVI in India

08.32
S. Chokron FRANCE
Disorders of visual attention in children with CVI

08.40
S. Lehman USA
Aspects of classic ophthalmologic exam with the functional aspects of the CVI range

08.48
Discussion

09.00
End of session

09.00-10.00

Application of Innovation: What’s Real and What’s Not

Chairpersons: S. L. Robbins USA, E. Jain INDIA

09.00
M. Kothari INDIA
Does photorefraction work in children?

09.10
I. Livingstone UK
iPhone use in ophthalmology

09.20
E. Jain INDIA
Role of geographic information system technology in community paediatric screening

09.30
S. Robbins USA
Prenatel ultrasound diagnosis and the eye

09.40
T. Dhamankar, M. Kothari, O. Abdal, T. Mulla, R. Roy, K. Fatema, J. Singh INDIA
Free Paper: A pocket friendly, feather- weight keratometer for paediatric use

09.46
Discussion

10.00 End of session

09.00-10.00

Intracranial Tumours that affect vision

Chairpersons: W. Lagréze GERMANY, S. Leo SINGAPORE

09.00
I. Casteels BELGIUM
Impact of neurofibromatosis for childhood vision

09.09
W. Lagrèze GERMANY
Tuberous sclerosis complex and vigabatrin induced visual field defects

09.18
J. Matalia INDIA
The swollen disc: differential diagnosis and diagnostic management

09.27
A. Singh USA
RB with intracranial/intraorbital extension: What next?

09.36
S. Kaliki INDIA
Optic nerve gliomas

09.45
Y. Bradfield USA
Free Paper: Cancer-associated retinopathy in paediatric intracranial tumour

09.50
Discussion

10.00 End of session

09.00-10.00

Early Intervention & Visual Rehabilitation

Chairpersons: L. Hyvarinen USA, J. Keefe AUSTRALIA

09.00
L. Hyvärinen USA
The important first year

09.10
J. Keeffe AUSTRALIA
Goals of children for rehabilitation

09.20
A. Adio NIGERIA
Setting up early intervention services in Africa

09.30
P. Vijaylakshmi INDIA
The role of stakeholders in developing services

09.40
L. Gordillo PERU
The role of NGOs in setting up early intervention services

09.50
Discussion

10.00
End of session

10.15-11.30

Translational Medicine: Amblyopia

Chairpersons: J. Holmes USA, A. Horwood UK

10.15
E. Al-Alawi BAHRAIN
Why and how to screen for amblyopia

10.25
J. Holmes USA
Optical treatment, patching and penalisation: the evidence

10.35
L. Colpa CANADA
Behavioural training as treatment for adult amblyopia: a meta-analysis and review

10.45
R. Hess CANADA
A new approach to treating amblyopia

10.55
E. Campos, M. Fresina, C. Benedetti ITALY
Binocular treatment of amblyopia: an alternative view

11.05
A. Horwood UK
Anisometropia, accommodation and amblyopia

11.15
Discussion

11.30 End of session

10.15-11.30

Translational Medicine: Anterior Segment

Chairpersons: B. Chauhan USA, A. Khan SAUDI ARABIA

10.15
K. Lathrop USA
Imaging the palisades of Vogt: application to paediatric ophthalmology

10.25
A. Khan SAUDI ARABIA

Phenotype trumps genotype: the essential role of the clinician in molecular genetic diagnosis

10.35
S. Kinoshita JAPAN
Rock drops

10.45
M. Fernandez INDIA
Ocular surface stem cells

10.55
V.L. Perez USA
Limbal stem cell transplantation: from bed to bench to bed

11.05
B. Chauhan USA
Novel phenotype with PAX6 mutations: using functional studies to explain phenotype

11.15
Discussion

11.30
End of sesssion

10.15-11.30

Artificial Substitutions and Restorative Vision

Chairperson: A. Nau USA

10.15
A. Amedi ISRAEL
Opening new frontiers in sensory substitution and visual rehabilitation: is it most promising in kids?

10.30
M. Proulx UK
Sound scapes generated by the Voice software

10.45
A. Nau USA
The BrainPORT for adults: psychophysical and neuroanatomical findings

11.00
E. Mitchell USA
BrainPORT in children

11.15
Discussion

11.30

End of session

10.15-11.30

Joint Symposium WSPOS/ICOI

V. Jhanji HONG KONG, A. Molinari ECUADOR

10.15
V. Jhanji HONG KONG
Orthokeratology-related keratitis

10.23
W. Lau HONG KONG
Neonatal conjunctivitis

10.31
A. Molinari ECUADOR
Clinical manifestations of congenital toxoplasmosis

10.39
D. Weaver USA
Acute and chronic dacryocystitis in children

10.47
A. Ramirez-Miranda MEXICO
Clinical features and outcomes of therapeutic keratoplasty in children with infectious keratitis

10.55
G. Amescua USA
Dealing with neonatal ocular infections: the Bascom Palmer/Jackson Memorial Hospital experience

11.03
T. O’Brien USA
Preseptal and orbital cellulitis in children

11.11
K. Colby USA
Free Paper: Paediatric herpes simplex of the anterior segment: characteristics, treatment, and outcomes

11.16
Discussion

11.30
End of session

11.00-12.30

EuCornea/ WSPOS Joint session

Chairpersons: B. Cochener FRANCE, D. Bremond-Gignac FRANCE

11.00
K.K. Nischal USA/UK
Keratoplasty in children

11.15
P. Nucci, E. Villani ITALY
In vivo confocal microscopy of the ocular surface

11.30
D. Bremond-Gignac, F. Chiambaretta FRANCE
How to manage ocular surface and keratoplasty in children with aniridia

11.45
J.J. Gicquel FRANCE
Ocular surface burns management in children

12.00
M. Labetoulle FRANCE
Viral infections in children

12.15
B. Frueh SWITZERLAND
Keratoconus in children

12.30
End of session

11.30-11.45

Jam Session: My World My Way

Chairperson: D. Granet USA

11.45-12.30

Keynote: Strabismus

Chairperson: L. Kowal AUSTRALIA

14.00-16.00

Paediatric Glaucoma

Chairpersons: A. Serra Castanera SPAIN, N. Freeman SOUTH AFRICA

14.00
E. Silva PORTUGAL
Approaches to ocular genetic evaluations

14.08
N. Freeman SOUTH AFRICA
Secondary glaucoma in children

14.16
K.K. Nischal USA/UK
What role do lens epithelial cells play in aphakic glaucoma?

14.24
M. Jaafar USA
Which drops to use for which type of paediatric glaucoma?

14.32
A. Serra Castanera SPAIN
Goniotomy: tips on technique, prevention on failure

14.40
S. Senthil INDIA
Strategies for management of refractory paediatric glaucoma

14.48
N. Bobrova, N. Trofimova, A. Dembovetskaya, T. Sorochynska UKRAINE
Free Paper: Viscosinusotrabeculotomy in primary congenital glaucoma surgery (3 years follow-up)

14.54
Discussion
Panelists: P. Hamel CANADA, S. Kaushik INDIA

15.01
C. Rolim BRAZIL
Case presentation

15.16
A. Adio, H. Nwachukwu NIGERIA
Free Paper: Extreme buphthalmos in Africa

15.22
N. Hasanova-Makhmudova, E. Kasimov, J. Hasanov AZERBAIJAN
Free Paper: Comparative evaluation of combined trabeculotomy-trabeculectomy vs combined trabeculotomy-trabeculectomy with subconjunctival implantation of collagen matrix implant for primary congenital glaucoma

15.28
S. Kaushik, I. Bala Dhiman, S. Kaur, P. Kataria, S. Raj, S.S. Pandav INDIA
Free Paper: Profile of childhood glaucoma in a tertiary care centre in Northern India

15.34
D.J. Islas Hernández, M.E. Hofmann Blancas, J.J. Ledesma Gil, A. Navas Perez, G. Ledesma Gil, P. Cepeda Vazquez, F. Mata Flores MEXICO
Free Paper: Angular structure-assessment in children with congenital glaucoma and healthy controls using anterior segment optical coherence tomography

15.40
Discussion

16.00
End of session

14.00-16.00

Lacrimal Lids and Orbit

Chairpersons: D. Bremond-Gignac FRANCE, H.Y. Choi KOREA

14.00
P. Nucci ITALY
Congenital NLDO

14.12
B. Mohney USA
Congenital dacryostenosis and anisometropia

14.24
J. Mendiola Solari PERU
Congenital dacryocystocele

14.36
W. Katowitz USA
Orbital fractures in children

14.48
K. Tambe, R. Chen, M. Amesty, J. Baxter, T. Taylor UK
Free Paper: The role of dynamic digital subtraction dacryocystography in paediatric epiphora

14.54
Questions and answers

15.06
D. Bremond-Gignac FRANCE
Eyelid coloboma surgical management

15.12
J. Prat-Bartomeu SPAIN
Managing congenital ptosis

15.24
H. Choi KOREA
Astigmatism in epiblepharon

15.36
F. Chiambaretta FRANCE
Management of blepharitis in paediatric ocular rosacea

15.48
L. Shi-lian, T. Xiao-di, Y. Fu-rong CHINA
Free Paper: Lacrimal fistula excision in the treatment of congenital lacrimal fistula

15.54
Questions and answers

16.00
End of session

14.00-16.00

Strategies for Consecutive Deviations

Chairpersons: M. del Monte USA D. Godts BELGIUM

14.00
I. Reich d’Almeida PORTUGAL
Examination of consecutive deviations

14.12
M. Mets USA
How to avoid consecutive deviations

14.24
D. Thouvenin FRANCE
Treatment of consecutive esotropia

14.36
M. ElCherbini EGYPT
Treatment of consecutive exotropia

14.48
S. Gamio ARGENTINA
Treatment of consecutive vertical deviations (including TAO, N IV, DVD)

15.00
S. Moguel-Ancheita MEXICO
Treatment of consecutive paralytic strabismus (N VI en N III)

15.12
D. Godts BELGIUM
Non-surgical strategies for dealing with consecutive deviations

15.24
M. del Monte USA
How to deal with unexpected surgical outcomes when dealing with consecutive deviations

15.36
Discussion

16.00 End of session

14.00-15.00

Paediatric Ocular Oncology

Chairpersons: A. Singh USA, T. Kivela FINLAND

14.00
T. Kivela FINLAND
Retinoblastoma: global perspective

14.10
A. Mallipatna INDIA
Retinoblastoma: diagnostic assessment and therapy

14.20
S. Kaliki INDIA
Retinal vascular disorders

14.30
A.D. Singh USA
Prenatally detected tumors

14.40
M. Mvitu-Muaka, M-J. Muaka-Diela, S. Libe Waya, B. Longo-Mbenza DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
Free Paper: Comorbidity of malnutrition associated with more fatal issue of chemoreduction of retinoblastoma among Congolese children

14.46
M. Mehyar, Y. Yousef, M. Al-Hussaini, I. Sultan, I. Jaradat, K. Al Rawashdeh, I. Nawaiseh JORDAN
Free Paper: The predictive value of TNM classification, the international classification, and Reese-Ellsworth staging of retinoblastoma for the likelihood of high risk pathologic features

14.52
Discussion

15.00
End of session

15.00-16.00

Paediatric Cornea & External Disease

Chairpersons: D. Ademola-Popoola NIGERIA, G. Zaidman USA

15.00
D. Ademola-Popoola NIGERIA
Common ocular surface issues in children in Nigeria

15.09
M. Fernandes INDIA
Herpes simplex keratitis in children

15.18
G. Zaidman USA
Choosing the right procedure for a child with Peters Anomaly

15.27
J. Reddy INDIA
Sutureless anterior lamellar keratoplasty in children

15.36
M. Busin ITALY
Is the interface in endothelial keratoplasty truly clear?

15.45
Discussion

16.00
End of session

16.30-18.00

Paediatric Cataract and Lens

Chairpersons: M. Tartarella BRAZIL, M. Younis LEBANON

16.30
E. Wilson USA

Paediatric cataract surgery: what I am doing in 2015 and why

16.38
A. Vasavada INDIA
Evaluation of optic capture in non traumatic and traumatic paediatric cataracts

16.46
J. Díaz-Cascajosa SPAIN
Surgical management of the lens in persistent fetal vasculature

16.54
M. Tartarella BRAZIL
Minimally invasive surgery in paediatric cataracts

17.02
M. Younis LEBANON
Anterior capsule management, capsulorhexis

17.10
F. Karfiati Memed INDONESIA
Repairing surgery after cataract surgery in children

17.18
M-J. Tassignon BELGIUM
Long-term follow-up after bag-in-the-lens in children

17.26
Panelists: S. Lambert USA; J. Ram INDIA; N. Freeman SOUTH AFRICA
Panel Discussion – IATS: what does it mean for the world?

17.56
Discussion

18.00 End of session

16.30-17.15

Thyroid Eye Disease

Chairpersons: D. Kikkawa USA, D. Granet USA

16.30
L. Berganza MEXICO
Tips for strabismus in TED

16.38
J. Uddin UK
Key differences between paediatric and adult TED

16.46
M. González-Candial SPAIN
Orbital decompression: indications and options

16.54
D. Kikkawa UK
Case studies

17.02
Y. Wei, X-L. Kang CHINA, M. A. Del Monte USA
Free Paper: Enlargement of superior rectus and superior oblique caused intorsion in the Graves’ eye disease patients

17.07 Discussion

17.15 End of session

16.30-17.15

Free Paper: Surgical Techniques

Chairpersons: A. Ali CANADA, N. Ziakas GREECE

16.30
E. Gigante, H. Bicas BRAZIL
Monocular surgery for large-angle esotropias: a new paradigm

16.36
M. Kamel, A. Swaleam EGYPT
Refractive surgery for accommodative esotropia

16.42
N. Schalij-Delfos, M. Sminia THE NETHERLANDS
Iris claw intraocular lens implantation in children and adolescents after lensectomy for ectopia lentis

16.48
A. Ali, U. Elbaz, R. Bains, R. Zuker, G. Borschel CANADA
Restoration of corneal sensation in anesthetic corneas with regional nerve transfers and nerve grafts

16.54
I. Kulikova, N. Pashtaev, I. Kulikov RUSSIA
Analysis of changes axial length of eye in children with hyperopic anisometropic amblyopia after femtosecond laser in situ keratomileusis

17.00
X. Kang, Y. Wei, K. Zhao CHINA
Surgical treatment of myopic strabismus fixus by modified Yokoyama’s surgery

17.06      Discussion

17.15      End of session

16.30-18.00

 Raised Intracranial Pressure: Culprits & Curses

Chairpersons: E. Mitchell USA, P. Phillips USA

16.30
P. Phillips USA
Ophthalmologic signs of shunt failure

16.38
E. Mitchell USA
To IIH or not to IIH: Updates in diagnosis of pseudotumour cerebri

16.46
C. Cleves COLOMBIA/USA
IIH: the paediatric neurologist approach

16.54
K. Hutcheson QATAR/USA
Malignant pseudotumour cerebri: don’t fiddle while rome burns

17.02
R. Keating USA
Shunting procedures for hydrocephalus and pseudotumor cerebri

17.14
J. Peragallo USA
Secondary causes of pseudotumour cerebri

17.22
V. Rajput, J. Matalia, M. Kekatpure, S. Shirke, N. Kasturi INDIA
Free Paper: Etiology and management of raised intracranial pressure in children: case series and review

17.28
S. Handley, D. Thompson, A. Liasis UK
Free Paper: Artefact or pathology? Asymmetrical visual evoked potentials in children

17.34

B. Deacon USA

Case Presentations

17.42
Discussion

18.00
End of session

17.15-18.15

Can We affect how children behave in our clinics and OR

Chairpersons: R. Martin UK, I. Wong SINGAPORE

17.15
R. Martin UK
The management and reduction of procedure induced anxiety on children

17.38
I. Wong SINGAPORE
Things i do to examine a child successfully

 

Tricks I Use to Examine Difficult Patients:

17.50
S. Leo SINGAPORE

17.55
Y. Morad ISRAEL

18.00
D. Granet USA

18.05
N. Freeman SOUTH AFRICA

18.10
Discussion

18.15
End of session

17.15-18.15

Exotropia

Chairpersons: R. Saxena INDIA, K. Zhao CHINA

17.15
P. Kaeser SWITZERLAND
Non-surgical management of intermittent exotropia

17.24
K. Zhao CHINA
Intermittent exotropia: appropriate time for surgery

17.33
G. Ellis USA
Pearls in management of exotropia (manage A/V pattern, large angle exotropia, adult patients and consecutive esotropia)

17.42
R. Saxena INDIA
Binocular functions in exotropia

17.51
S. Dai NEW ZEALAND
Large constant extropia

18.00
Discussion

18.15
End of session

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