Programme – Friday 1 December |

Programme – Friday 1 December

08.00 – 09.30

Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus – An Indian Perspective: Session 1

Room: Hall 4

Chairpersons: V. Rao Bhoompally INDIA, J. Sukhija INDIA

08.00
S. Ganesh INDIA
Outcome of delayed cataract surgery in children

08.10
J. Sukhija INDIA
Indian scenario of outcome of infantile cataract surgery

08.20
J. Jithani INDIA
Atropine to prevent myopia: Is it effective?

08.30
Y. Shukla INDIA
Infantile esotropia – Indian scenario

08.40
S. Agarkar INDIA
Overview of endophthalmities in children

08.50
S. Pandey INDIA
Challenges in amblyopia management in India

09.00
V. Rao Bhoompally INDIA
Management of traumatically damaged EOMs

09.10
P. Vijayalakshmi INDIA
How to raise interest in paediatric ophthalmology & strabismus specialty among residents?

09.20
Discussion

09.30 – 11.00

Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus – An Indian Perspective: Session 2

Room: Hall 4

Chairpersons: Y. Shukla INDIA, S. Ganesh INDIA

09.30
Paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus as a private practice: Is it viable?
Yes: S. Kesarwani INDIA
No: A. Sinha INDIA

09.40
M. K. Aasuri INDIA
Paediatric cataract surgery : Can we improve on what we have achieved?

09.50
L. Kochgaway INDIA
Management of traumatic injury to anterior segment in children

10.00
S. Bhave INDIA
Pattern of hyperopia reduction in children with and without strabismus

10.10
V. Sachdeva INDIA
Paediatric optic neuritis in India: Current perspective

10.20
V. Singh INDIA
Microtropia: is it clinically relevant?

10.30
T. Dave INDIA
The child’s orbit and paediatric ophthalmologist

10.40
S. Kaur INDIA
UBM in strabismus surgery

10.50
Discussion

11.00 End of session

08.00 – 13.00

Oculoplastics to Die For Workshop 1-3

Room: Hall 2

Chairperson: M. Parulekar UK

The three paediatric oculoplastics workshops at WCPOS Hyderabad will cover all aspects of childhood oculoplastics disorders, and complement the didactic session on orbital disorders in childhood.

All 3 workshops will have hands on sessions for attendees to try different techniques and equipment, with surgical videos and talks to illustrate their use.

1. Lid Disorders

Management Options for Congenital Ptosis and Facial Palsy

Brow Suspension using silicone, sutures, PTFE, Fascia Lata

Management of Facial Palsy in children using gold/platinum weights

Participants
D. Weaver USA

M. Naik INDIA

S. Desai INDIA

S. Moreker INDIA

2. Lacrimal Surgery

Pitfalls in Lacrimal probing.

Surgical strategies for failed probing, including lacrimal intubation

Use of new lacrimal probing equipment, several types of mono and bicanalicular intubation, dacryoscopes

Participants
W. Katowitz USA

J. Prat Bartomeu SPAIN

D. Bremond Gignac FRANCE

S. Sandramouli UK

3. Orbital Disorders

Management of the anophthalmic and microphthalmic socket, post enucleation sockets, pthisical eyes, other congenital malformations such as colobomas, orbital biopsy

Socket expansion using hydrophilic socket expanders, various solid expanders, artificial eyes, surgical approaches for orbital biopsy

Participants
K. Tambe UK

Y. Santiago PHILIPPINES

S. Honavar INDIA

J. Yu USA

08.00 – 13.00

Practical Strabismus Pearls Workshop 101-103

Room: Hall 3

Chairpersons: D. Granet USA, J. Ferris USA

Practical Strabismus Pearls: Workshop 101

Participants
H. Atilla TURKEY

R. Kekunnaya INDIA

R. Hertle USA

J. Matalia INDIA

S. Agarkar INDIA

M. del Monte USA

S. Shetty INDIA

L. Dagi USA

Practical Strabismus Pearls: Workshop 102

Participants
C. Morgan USA

J. Pieter Saunte DENMARK

L. Kowal AUSTRALIA

F. Prieto-Diaz ARGENTINA

M. Swaminathan INDIA

J. Holmes USA

Y. Morad ISRAEL

V. Sachdeva INDIA

Practical Strabismus Pearls: Workshop 103

Participants
J. Li CHINA

B. Mohney USA

R. Saxena INDIA

S.L. Robbins USA

P. Patil-Chhablani INDIA

M. Goldchmit Brazil

S. Wei Leo Singapore

V. Warkad INDIA

A. Vivian UK

08.00 – 10.00

Retinoblastoma Classifications & Staging

Room: Hall 4

Chairperson: A. Singh USA

08.00
L. Gopal INDIA
Leukocoria – Diagnostic approach

08.12
A. Singh USA
Clinical genetics

08.24
A. Singh USA
International classification – Grouping

08.36
U. Singh INDIA
International classification – Staging

08.48
B. Chawla INDIA
Retinoblastoma – Imaging

09.00
S. Kaliki INDIA
Histopathologic risk factors

09.12
Discussion

09.25 End of session

08.00 – 09.00

Collagen Crosslinking in Children & Differently Enabled Patients

Room: Hall 5

Chairpersons: K.K. Nischal USA/UK, V. Jhanji USA

08.00
V. Jhanji USA
Collagen crosslinking for progressive keratoconus: lessons learned from adults

08.10
T. Agarwal INDIA
Collagen crosslinking in children, what is different?

08.20
G. Prakash UAE
Crosslinking in patients with Trisomy 21

08.30
N. Sharma INDIA
Collagen crosslinking in keratoconus with vernal keratoconjunctivitis

08.40
Discussion

09.00 End of session

09.15 – 10.45

Congenital Corneal Opacity Nomenclature

Room: Hall 5

Chairperson: K.K. Nischal USA/UK

10.45 End of session

09.30 – 11.00

Retinoblastoma Treatments

Room: Hall 4

Chairperson: A. Singh USA

09.30
A. Singh USA
Treatment options – Focal

09.45
V. Khetan INDIA
Chemotherapy – Intravenous

10.00
A. Singh USA
Chemotherapy – Intraarterial

10.15
P. Rishi INDIA
Chemotherapy – Intravitreal

10.30
H. Kiratli TURKEY
Extraocular retinoblastoma

10.45
C. Zhang CHINA
Delivering RB care in China

11.00 End of session

11.00 – 13.30

Live Surgery

Room: Hall 4

Chairpersons: S. Gopal INDIA, M. Killedar INDIA

Panellists: N. Pehere INDIA, P. Sharma INDIA

11.25
D. Mojon SWITZERLAND
Minimally invasive strabismus surgery (MISS) technique

11.50
R. Kekunnaya INDIA
ZEPTO assisted paediatric cataract surgery

12.15
A. Mandal INDIA
Trabeculotomy and Trabeculectomy

12.40
S. Khokar INDIA
Paediatric cataract surgery

13.05
M. Naik INDIA
Trasofrontal sling

13.30 End of session

11.15 – 12.45

Essentials of Lids & Orbits: Tumours & Deformities

Room: Hall 4

Chairpersons: R. Murthy INDIA, W.r. Katowitz USA

11.15
M. Parulekar UK
Management options for infantile haemangiomas

11.25
K. Tambe UK
Paediatric orbital cellulitis: The great masquerader

11.35
M. Naik INDIA
Interactive navigation-guided ophthalmic plastic surgery

11.45
F. Kherani CANADA
Congenital and acquired eyelid deformities

11.55
W.R. Katowitz USA
The treatment of paediatric dacryocystoceles and dacryocystitis

12.05
R. Murthy INDIA
Managing cryptophthalmos

12.15
D. Shome INDIA
Free Paper: How important is creation of the eyelid crease in determining cosmesis, post-frontalis suspension surgery, performed for congenital ptosis

12.21
Discussion

12.45 End of session

11.15 – 12.15

Collagen Crosslinking in Children & Differently Enabled Patients

Room: Hall 5

Chairpersons: K.K. Nischal USA/UK, D. Granet USA

11.15
D. Granet USA
Etiology of dry eye in children

11.23
D. Bremond-Gignac FRANCE
Inflammatory markers in dry eye – correlation in paediatric cases

11.31
K.K. Nischal USA/UK
Tear break up time in children

11.39
V. Jhanji USA
Diagnosis strategies including role of MMP’s

11.47
Y. Morad ISRAEL
Strategies for treating paediatric dry eye

11.55
Discussion

12.15 End of session

13.55 – 14.10

JAM Session

Ramesh Kekunnaya INDIA

14.15 – 14.30

Unique perspectives on Paediatric Ophthalmology

Colleen Kraft USA

14.35 – 15.10

Keynote Non-Strabismus

Lea Hyvarinen FINLAND
The Important First Year

15.30 – 17.00

Early Intervention & Low Vision Paradigm Shifters

Room: Hall 1

Chairpersons: A.O. Adio NIGERIA, P. Vijayalakshmi INDIA

15.30
A.O. Adio NIGERIA
The importance of detecting delays in visual function in the first year of life

15.42
P. Vijayalakshmi INDIA
Overview of cortical visual impairment-impact on low vision

15.54
V.K. Gothwal INDIA
Paediatric low vision: Evaluating and managing kids with bad eyes

16.06
C. Yahalom ISRAEL
The importance of a multi-disciplinary team when dealing with low vision

16.18
N. Jacob INDIA
When low vision therapy fails: What next?

16.30
Discussion

17.00
End of Session

15.30 – 17.00

Did you see that? Innovation and Essentials in Paediatric Ophthalmology

Room: Hall 2

Chairpersons: D.J. Salchow GERMANY, R. Bhola USA

15.30
B. Lorenz GERMANY
Paradigm shift in treatment of retinopathy of prematurity

15.38
P. Sharma INDIA
Correcting the aberrant innervations in strabismus

15.46
S. Jain UK
Chemodenervation for Infantile Esotropia

15.54
R. Bhola USA
Illuminated microcatheter facilitated trabeculotomy and trabeculectomy for Childhood glaucoma

16.02
M. Schittkowski GERMANY
Tissue surrogates in strabismus surgery – how bovine pericardium and amniotic membrane can get it straight

16.10
D.J. Salchow GERMANY
Surgical treatment of vertical strabismus by transposing horizontal eye muscles

16.18
F. Velez USA
OCT Angiography in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

16.26
D. Mojon SWITZERLAND
Getting things straight: psychosocial aspects of strabismus

16.34
Discussion

17.00
End of Session

15.30 – 17.00

The Great Debate – Optic pathways Gliomas & CNS tumors – Why? When? Whom?

Room: Hall 3

Chairpersons: L. Dagi USA, N. Goldenberg-Cohen ISRAEL

15.30
L. Dagi USA
Introduction

15.32
N. Goldenberg-Cohen ISRAEL
Molecular mechanism underlying glioma initiation and growth

15.40
D. Milea SINGAPORE
Neuro-imaging in optic pathway gliomas

15.48
I. Simmons UK
Screening strategies for children with NF1

15.56
Cameron Parsa FRANCE
Pitfalls of monitoring OPG with OCT/electrophysiology and visual field testing

16.04
I. Simmons UK
Indications for treatment and outcomes following chemotherapy

16.12
C. Parsa FRANCE
Why optic gliomas should not be given anti-mitotic therapy

16.20
T. Dagi USA
Neurosurgical indications and approach to managing OPG and CNS tumours

16.28
L. Dagi USA
Long term visual outcomes of NF related OPG

16.36
Discussion

17.00
End of Session

15.30 – 17.00

Improving Diagnostic Acumen in Nystagmus & Eye Movements – What you need to know

Room: Hall 4

Chairpersons: S. Shetty INDIA, R. Kekunnaya INDIA

15.30
S. Shetty INDIA
Basic evaluation of nystagmus

15.40
R. Kekunnaya USA
Special forms/acquired nystagmus

15.50
A. LevinUSA
Could this be more than isolated nystagmus?

16.00
R. Hertle USA
Interpretation of waveforms with VNG and the use of NAFX and NOFF in developing management algorithms for nystagmus

16.15
E. Silva PORTUGAL
Genetics of nystagmus

16.10
Shrikant Bharadwaj INDIA
Free Paper: Calibration of gaze position in 1st Purkinje-image eye trackers – which technique does one employ?

16.31
Discussion

17.00
End of Session

17.00 – 17.30

Key Free Papers: Genetics

Room: Hall 1

Chairpersons: Z. Chaudhuri INDIA, A. Khan UAE

17.00
B. Chauhan USA
Using transcriptomics to make a clinical diagnosis

17.06
V. Rajput INDIA
Paediatric cataract: Is there any role of studying the gene expression?

17.12
B. Harikhrishna OMAN
Clinical and genetic characteristics of Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) in the Omani population

17.18
Discussion

17.00
End of Session

17.00 – 17.30

Key Free Papers: Cataract

Room: Hall 2

Chairpersons: W. Moore UK, S. El-Mulki JORDAN

17.00
A. Vydrina RUSSIA
Femtosecond laser-assisted surgery of paediatric cataract

17.06
S. Rath INDIA
Estimation of intraocular lens power without keratometry in children under 4 years
of age

17.12
M. Maneesh OMAN
Effect of the optic haptic junction design of acrylic hydrophobic intra ocular lenses on the development of post cataract opacification in paediatric age group

17.18
Discussion

17.00
End of Session

17.00 – 17.30

Key Free Papers: Intraocular Tumours

Room: Hall 3

Chairperson: A. Singh UK

17.00
S. Desai INDIA
Retinal vascular tumours

17.05
U. Sen BANGLADESH
Free Paper: Presentation of retinoblastoma at a paediatric eye clinic of a tertiary public hospital in Bangladesh

17.10
S. Taneja INDIA
Free Paper: Inadvertent intraocular surgery in patients with unsuspected retinoblastoma: A study of 10 cases

17.15
M. Kuntorini INDONESIA
Free Paper: Clinical presentation and treatment outcome of retinoblastoma children in national eye centre, cicendo eye hospital, Indonesia

17.25
Discussion

17.30
End of Session

17.00 – 17.30

Key Free Papers: Eye Movements & Strabismus

Room: Hall 4

Chairpersons: L.A. Lope USA, M. Kothari INDIA

17.00
N. Antsiferova RUSSIA
Induced hypertrophy of extraocular muscles after the administration of synthetic peptides into them

17.06
A. Kumar INDIA
Comparative evaluation of effect of postoperative patching vs no patching after strabismus surgery

17.12
F. Allapitchai INDIA
Prospective study of clinical characteristics and outcomes of surgical and conservative management of intermittent exotropia in paediatric and adult age group

17.18
K. Tyagi INDIA
Improvement in clinical signs and symptoms of convergence insufficiency (CI) with VTS 4 (Vision Therapy System-4)

17.24
Discussion

17.30
End of Session

17.00 – 17.30

Ocular Brachytherapy Workshop

Room: Hall 4

Chairperson: A. Singh USA

Panellists: H. Kiratli TURKEY
V. Khetan INDIA
P. Rishi INDIA
B. Chawla INDIA
U. Singh INDIA

17.30-18.30
– Introduction
– History
– Indications
– Planning
– Surgical Technique
– Outcomes

18.30-19.30
Panel Discussion

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