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Programme – Sunday 6 September

Sunday 6th September

 08.30 – 10.00

ESCRS/WSPOS Joint Session

Chairpersons: K.K. Nischal USA/UK (WSPOS), R. Bellucci ITALY (ESCRS) 

08.30
E. Wilson USA (WSPOS)
The evidence base in infant IOL

08.40
V. Pfeifer SLOVENIA (ESCRS)
When to implant and when not to implant an IOL in congenital cataract

08.50
Discussion

09.00
R. Kekunnaya INDIA (WSPOS)
Infant IOLs and developing countries

09.10
A. Mataftsi GREECE (WSPOS)
Glaucoma and IOL

09.20
Discussion

09.30
M.J. Tassignon BELGIUM (ESCRS)
IOL in any case but not any IOL

09.40
B. Dick GERMANY (ESCRS)
Laser-assisted paediatric cataract surgery: update and implication

09.50
Discussion

10.00
End of session

 08.00 – 09.30

Mitochondrial Disease and the Eye

Chairpersons: R.Bowman UK, B. Young Chun KOREA

08.00
K.K. Nischal USA/UK
Newer understandings of mitochondrial disease eg. nuclear gene defect and depletion syndromes

08.20
H. Scanga USA
Role of idebenone in mitochondrial disease

​08.40
R. Bowman UK
Managing CPEO

​09.00
B. Young Chun KOREA
Mitochondrial disease and the retina

​09.20
Discussion

9.30 End of session

 08.00 – 09.55

Imaging in Paediatric Ophthalmology

Chairpersons: D. Salchow GERMANY, J. Schuman USA , G. Zuccoli USA

08.00
J. Schuman USA
When you look at an OCT printout what tells you the scan is reliable?

08.12
D. Salchow GERMANY
OCT in amblyopia: what for?

​08.24
K. Chan USA
Diffusion tensor MRI in paediatric ophthalmology: principles and pearls

​08.36
G. Zuccoli USA
What are the newer MRI techniques that you should know about?

​08.48
C.K. Patel UK
Wide field retinal imaging in children

​09.00
A. Majander FINLAND
Anterior segment OCT

​09.12
E. Silva PORTUGAL
Fundus autofluorescence in paediatric ophthalmology: patterns of recognition

​09.24
W. Aclimandos UK
In utero fetal ultrasound: you won’t believe your eyes

​09.36
A. Gulida UKRAINE
Free Paper: Changes of lamina cribrosa in patients with myopia

​09.42
Discussion

9.55 End of session

 08.00 – 09.30

Precision Medicine in Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus

Chairpersons: S. Biswas UK, R. Kekunnaya INDIA 

08.00
P. Sergouniotis UK
High-throughput sequencing in congenital cataract and its role in diagnosing metabolic disease associated with cataract

08.12
S. Agarkar INDIA
Factors affecting surgical outcome in ocular myasthenia

​08.24
R. Kekunnaya INDIA
Influence of patient’s anatomy on strabismus surgery

​08.36
I. Gottlob UK
Does knowing a boy with nystagmus have FRMD7 mutation change my practice of management?

​08.48
S. Biswas UK
Knowing the genotype of a corneal dystrophy affects therapy? Really?

​09.00
A. Singh USA
Do genetic markers influence how I treat retinoblastoma?

​09.12
Discussion

9.30 End of session

Free Paper Session: Miscellaneous

Moderators: N. Schalij-Delfos THE NETHERLANDS, T. Wygnanski-Jaffe ISRAEL

08.00
S. Araneda, C. Salgado, O. Berger, P. Altschwager, B. Alamos, F. Solanes, D. Veliz CHILE
A new and more efficient cycloplegia scheme for children

08.06
J. Brour TUNISIA
Congenital ptosis and ocular motor disorders association

08.12
H. Eatamadi, N. Almansoori, A. Al Ali, A. Almazami UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
When to intervene surgically in orbital cellulitis

08.18
C. Lai, L. Iu, J. Hung HONG KONG
Changing trends in retinopathy of prematurity in Hong Kong: a 10 year review of incidence, screening and outcomes in a tertiary hospital

08.24
R. Desai, M. Trivedi, N. Potdar INDIA
Incidence of ocular disorders in children diagnosed with academic difficulties in schools in Mumbai, India

08.30
T. Teleuova, A. Sharipova, A. Balmukhanova KAZAKHSTAN
The medical geography of retinoblastoma in the Republic of Kazakhstan

08.36
S. Simkin, S. Misra, C. McGhee, S. Dai NEW ZEALAND
ART-ROP: a real world telemedicine screening for retinopathy of prematurity

08.42
N. Tinh, L. Anh VIETNAM
Refractive error in premature babies treated by intravitreal bevacizumab injection for ROP

08.48
A. Akanda, A. Hussain, F. Hossain, M. Matin, U. Sen, K. Chowdhury, N. Ferdausi BANGLADESH
Characteristics and clinical presentations of retinoblastoma in a tertiary public hospital of Bangladesh

08.54
H. Moller, J. Eriksen, M. Funding, P. Nejsum DENMARK
Reindeer warble fly larva in the vitreous as a rare aetiology of uveitis

09.00
Y. Choong MALAYSIA
Atosiban: a new risk factor for retinopathy of prematurity

09.06
S. Spain, J. Skillen, A. Blaikie, N. Boyle UK
A comparison of two different modes of amblyopia therapy on density of suppression scores in patients with strabismic and aniso-strabismic amblyopia

09.12      Discussion

09.30      End of session

 09.45 – 10.45

Nystagmus Surgery

Chairpersons: R. Hertle USA, M.Serafino ITALY 

09.45
R. Hertle USA
A clinical algorithm for treatment of infantile nystagmus syndrome

09.55
M. Serafino ITALY
Clinical algorithm for diagnosis of different forms of nystagmus

​10.05
L. Kowal AUSTRALIA
How eye movement recordings have and have not helped me in managing childhood nystagmus: 50 consecutive cases

​10.15
R. McLean UK
Head posture surgery in nystagmus

​10.25
L. Abel AUSTRALIA
Beyond visual acuity and face turn: how can we better assess infantile nystagmus?

​10.35
J. Bu, J. Liu, J. Dong, S. Si, Y. Jia, Z. Liu, L. Wang CHINA
Free Paper: Previously unidentified deletion found in the GPR143 causing X-linked congenital nystagmus in a Chinese family

​10.41
Discussion

10.45 End of session

 09.45 – 10.45

Optic Neuritis

Chairpersons: H.T. Lim KOREA, K. Landau SWITZERLAND

09.45
V. Rao Bhoompaly INDIA
Childhood optic neuritis and multiple sclerosis

09.57
H. Leiba ISRAEL
Infectious optic neuritis in children

​10.09
H. Lim KOREA
Optic neuritis associated with autoantibodies

​10.21
K. Landau SWITZERLAND
Optic neuritis: what else?

​10.33
Discussion

10.45
End of session

 10.05 – 10.45

Strabismus in Myopia

Chairpersons: T. Yokoyama JAPAN, J. Yam HONG KONG 

10.05
T. Yokoyama JAPAN
Imaging of highly myopic strabismus

10.12
R. Kekunnaya INDIA
Long-term stability of the SR-LR union

​10.19
J. Yam HONG KONG
SR-LR union with scleral fixation vs without fixation

​10.26
M. Kazlas USA
Loop myopex: a transposition procedure in disguise?

​10.33
L. Kowal AUSTRALIA
New diplopia after Yokoyama surgery

​10.40
Y. Morad, A. Nemet ISRAEL
Free Paper: Muscle displacement esotropia: much more common than you think

10.45 End of session

 09.45 – 10.45

Craniosynostosis: What’s What

Chairpersons: L. Dagi USA , K. Tan AUSTRALIA

09.45
M.Mets USA
Genetics related to Craniosynostosis

09.53
B. Korn USA
3D printing parts as implants for the body

​10.01
L. Dagi USA
Posterior orbital changes and excyclorotation of the extraocular muscles

​10.09
K. Tan AUSTRALIA
Managing strabismus from craniosynostosis

10.17
K.K. NischalUSA/UK
Visual surveillance in patients with craniosynostosis using VEPs 

​10.25
Questions and answers

10.40
H. Scanga USA
Free Paper: Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia: not always in girls 

10.45
End of session

 11.45 – 12.30

Signs in Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus: Videos

Chairpersons: A. Chia SINGAPORE, S. Dai NEW ZEALAND 

11.45
J. Holmes USA
Signs in Brown syndrome

11.50
J. Dickson NEW ZEALAND
Matching the defect: combined recession/ resection retus muscle surgery

​11.55
A. Chia SINGAPORE
Incontinentia pigmenti

​12.00
J. Reynolds USA
Anti-VEGF treatment of ROP: which drug and why?

12.05
S. Dai NEW ZEALAND
Retropupil fixation of Verisys IOL for paediatric aphakia

12.10
J. Lopez CHILE
Unexpected finding in the lens during congenital glaucoma surgery

12.15
Discussion

12.30
End of session

 11.45 – 12.30

Ocular Surface Disease & Stem Cells

Chairpersons: S. Kinoshita JAPAN, W. Moore UK

11.45
J. Reddy INDIA
Stem Cells

11.53
S. Lazreg ALGERIA
Blepharitis treatment options in the paediatric population

​12.01
W. Moore UK
Anti VEGF treatment for corneal disease in kids

​12.09
S. Kinoshita JAPAN
The pathogenesis and treatment of meibomitis related keratoconjunctivitis in children

12.17
Discussion

12.30
End of session

 13.45 – 15.15

Retina Genetics

Chairpersons: E. Silva PORTUGAL, E. Traboulsi USA 

13.45
D. Mackey AUSTRALIA
Global assessment of retinal dystrophies

13.57
A. Khan SAUDI ARABIA
Paediatric cone dystrophies and dysfunctions

​14.09
S. Al-Zuhaibi OMAN
NR2E3-related retinopathy

​14.21
E. Silva PORTUGAL
Usher syndrome and ciliopathies update

​14.33
E. Traboulsi USA
Update on Stargardt disease

14.45
E. Traboulsi USA, E. Silva PORTUGAL
Systemic diseases: challenging retinal dystrophy cases

14.49

Discussion and/ or case presentation

15.15
End of session

 13.45 – 15.15

ROP

Chairpersons: A. Zinn BRAZIL, W. Aclimandos UK 

13.45
N. Schalij-Delfos THE NETHERLANDS
Retinopathy of prematurity in The Netherlands

13.55
G. Gole AUSTRALIA
Retinopathy of prematurity in Australia

​14.05
K. Fedchuk UKRAINE
Retinopathy of prematurity in the Ukraine

​14.15
T. Pollock SOUTH AFRICA
Retinopathy of prematurity in South Africa

14.25
H. Khattab EGYPT
Retinopathy of prematurity in Egypt

14.35
R. Sitorus INDONESIA
Retinopathy of prematurity in Indonesia

14.45
N. Xuan Tinh VIETNAM
Retinopathy of prematurity in Vietnam

14.55
L. Gordillo PERU
Retinopathy of prematurity in Peru

15.05
Discussion

15.15
End of session

 13.45 – 15.15

Strabismus Workshop

Chairpersons: J. Ferris UK, M. Goldchmit BRAZIL,D. Granet USA,

Instructors:
E. Campos ITALY
L. Dagi USA
J. Hancox UK
R. Hertle USA
J. Holmes USA
R. Kekunnaya INDIA
L. Kowal AUSTRALIA
C. Murillo-Correa MEXICO
E. Wilson USA
F. Velez USA

15.15 – 16.45

Free Paper Session: Miscellaneous

Moderators: F. Prieto-Diaz ARGENTINA, D. Parbhoo SOUTH AFRICA

15.15
M. Moosajee, D. Tracey-White, V. DeLuca, A. Moore, A. Webster, C. Hamel, V. Kalatzis UK
Nonsense suppression therapy to treat choroideremia

15.21
B. Dawidowsky, A. Klobucar CROATIA
Convergence insufficiency and ADHD: does a connection really exist?

15.27
A. Horwood, S. Toor, P. Riddell UK
What should we expect of monocular accommodation?

15.33
N. Sehar PAKISTAN
Improvement in visual acuity in children with low vision using low vision devices

15.39
C. Kovarski, C. Orssaud, C. Faucher, C. Carlu, S. Portalier FRANCE
Vision screening questionnaire (VSQ) for detecting the symptoms of vision anomalies impacting academic achievement

15.45
K. Arthur, K.K. Nischal USA
Are stainless steel metal calipers a standard of measurement of the past?

15.51
M. Mostafa Hossain, M. Khatun, R. Sultana, Q. Iftekhar BANGLADESH
Stereopsis following delayed surgery in early-onset strabismus

15.57
L. Mohan, R. Batt, P. Krishnan INDIA
Corelation between refractive status and intermittent exotropia

16.03
P. Prakash, R. Jain, Z. Chaudhuri INDIA
Torsional changes after horizontal rectus muscle surgeries

16.09
R. Carelli, A. Magli, F. Esposito, D. Bruzzese ITALY
Essential infantile esotropia: postoperative sensory outcomes of strabismus surgery

16.15
J. Ferris, J. Hadlington, R. Hunn, N. Rudge UK
Squintclinic.com: a global patient information website for patients with strabismus

16.21     
G. Ellis Jr, C. Pritchard, L. Baham, A. Babiuch USA
Medial rectus surgery for convergence excess esotropia with an accommodative component: a comparison of augmented recession, slanted recession, and recession with posterior fixation

16.27
T. Ozturk, H. Doruk, A. Yaman, A. Berk TURKEY
I am so glad I did

16.33
Discussion

16.45      End of session

15.15 – 16.45

Incomitant Strabismus

Chairpersons: E. Cumhur Sener TURKEY, F. Velez USA 

15.15
F. Velez USA
“Pulleys” in the management of incomitant strabismus

15.25
E. Cumhur Sener TURKEY
Strabismus surgery of CFEOM

​15.35
A. Rizk EGYPT
Are there real differences between posterior myoscleropexy vs pulley faden vs. recess resect adjustable surgery

​15.45
S. Gamio ARGENTINA
Dissociated strabismus complex: from etiology to management

15.55
Y. Morad ISRAEL
Duane syndrome

16.05
S. Guha INDIA
Brown syndrome

16.15
D. Coats USA
Abducens palsy: using your sixth sense

16.25
P. Kaeser SWITZERLAND
The incomitant dysfunctional superior oblique

16.35
Discussion

16.45 End of session

15.15 – 16.45

Retina Surgical

Chairpersons: C.K. Patel UK, W. Lam CANADA, K. Olsen USA 

Part 1

15.15
T. Lee USA
Instrumentation and paediatric retinal surgery

15.30
W. Lam CANADA
New approach to the management of retinal detachment associated with optic nerve coloboma

Part 2

​15.40
A. Kychenthal CHILE
ROP: APROP – surgical pearls to improve outcomes

​15.50
W. Lagreze GERMANY
ROP: update on Anti-VEGF trials in ROP

Part 3

16.00
C.K. Patel UK
Challenging paediatric VR case: proliferative retinopathy

16.07
C. Wong UK
Endoscopic surgery for stage 4b ROP

16.14
R. Henderson UK
Challenging paediatric VR case

16.21
K. Olsen USA
Challenging paediatric VR case

16.28
W. Wu TAIWAN
Challenging paediatric VR case

16.35
S. Agarkar, V. Gokhle INDIA
Free Paper: Retinal detachment after cataract surgery in children

16.40
I. Casal, S. Monteiro, C. Vale, V. Miranda, R. Parreira,
A. Meireles, P. Meneres PORTUGAL
Vitrectomy in paediatric ocular injuries

16.45
End of session

15.15 – 16.45

Oculoplastics Workshop

Chairpersons: D. De Angelis CANADA, D. Kikkawa USA,M. Parulekar UK,

Instructors:
H. Abeysekera SRI LANKA
K. Falzon UK
B. Korn USA

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