Programme – Friday 1 December

08.00 – 09.30

Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus – An Indian Perspective: Session 1

Room: Hall 4

Co-Chairs: Venkateshwar Rao Bhoompally INDIA, Jaspreet Sukhija INDIA

08.00
Suma Ganesh INDIA
Outcome of delayed cataract surgery in children

08.10
Jaspreet Sukhija INDIA
Indian scenario of outcome of infantile cataract surgery

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

08.30
Yogesh Shukla INDIA
Infantile esotropia – Indian scenario

08.40
Sumita Agarkar INDIA
Overview of endophthalmities in children

08.50
Soby Pande INDIA
Challenges in amblyopia management in India

09.00
Venkateshwar Rao Bhoompally INDIA
Management of traumatically damaged EOMs

09.10
Perumalsamy 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

Co-Chairs: Yogesh Shukla INDIA, Suma Ganesh INDIA

09.30
Paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus as a private practice: Is it viable?
Yes: Siddarth Kesarwani INDIA
No: Ankur Sinha INDIA

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

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

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

10.10
Virender Sachdeva INDIA
Paediatric optic neuritis in India: Current perspective

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

10.30
Tarjani Dave INDIA
The child’s orbit and paediatric ophthalmologist

10.40
Savleen Kaur INDIA
UBM in strabismus surgery

10.50
Discussion

11.15 – 12.45

Essentials of Lids & Orbits – Tumours & Deformities

Room: Hall 3

Co-Chairs: Ramesh Murthy INDIA, William Katowitz USA

11.15
Manoj Parulekar UK
Management options for infantile haemangiomas

11.25
Katya Tambe UK

11.35
Milind Naik INDIA

11.45
Femida Kherani CANADA

11.55
William R. Katowitz USA

12.05
Ramesh Murthy INDIA

12.15
Discussion

12.45
End of Session

11.15 – 12.45

Live Surgery – Cataract & Strabismus

Live Surgeons: Daniel Mojon SWITZERLAND
Marie Jose Tassignon BELGIUM

Panel: Abhay Vasavada INDIA
Ramesh Kekunnaya INDIA
Irene Anteby ISRAEL
Pradeep Sharma INDIA
Santhan Gopal INDIA
Sudarshan Khokar INDIA

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

15.20 – 16.50

Did you see that? Innovation and Essentials in Paediatric Ophthalmology

Room: Hall 2

Co-Chairs: Daniel J. Salchow GERMANY, Rahul Bhola USA

15.20
Birgit Lorenz GERMANY
Paradigm shift in treatment of retinopathy of prematurity

15.28
Pradeep Sharma INDIA
Correcting the aberrant innervations in strabismus

15.36
Saurabh Jain UK
Chemodenervation for Infantile Esotropia

15.44
Rahul Bhola USA
Illuminated microcatheter facilitated trabeculotomy and trabeculectomy for Childhood glaucoma

15.52
Michael Schittkowski GERMANY
Tissue surrogates in strabismus surgery – how bovine pericardium and amniotic membrane can get it straight

16.00
Daniel J. Salchow GERMANY
Surgical treatment of vertical strabismus by transposing horizontal eye muscles

16.08
Federico Velez USA
OCT Angiography in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

16.16
Daniel Mojon SWITZERLAND
Getting things straight: psychosocial aspects of strabismus

16.24
Discussion

16.50
End of Session

15.20 – 16.50

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

Room: Hall 3

Co-Chairs: Linda Dagi USA, Nitza Goldenberg-Cohen ISRAEL

15.20
Linda Dagi USA
Introduction

15.22
Nitza Goldenberg-Cohen ISRAEL
Molecular mechanism underlying glioma initiation and growth

15.30
Dan Milea SINGAPORE
Neuro-imaging in optic pathway gliomas

15.38
Ian Simmons UK
Screening strategies for children with NF1

15.46
Cameron Parsa FRANCE
Pitfalls of monitoring OPG with OCT/electrophysiology and visual field testing

15.54
Ian Simmons UK
Indications for treatment and outcomes following chemotherapy

16.02
Cameron Parsa FRANCE
Why optic gliomas should not be given anti-mitotic therapy

16.10
Teo Dagi USA
Neurosurgical indications and approach to managing OPG and CNS tumours

16.18
Linda Dagi USA
Long term visual outcomes of NF related OPG

16.26
Discussion

16.50
End of Session

15.20 – 16.50

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

Room: Hall 4

Co-Chairs: Shashikant Shetty INDIA, Sara Otaibi USA

15.20
Shashikant Shetty INDIA
Basic evaluation of nystagmus

15.30
Sara Otaibi USA
How genetics play a role for nystagmus

15.40
Matt Dunn UK
Different types of VNG and which one is useful for eye movement recordings

15.50
Maria Theodorou UK
Interpretation of waveforms with VNG

16.00
Richard Hertle USA
How NAFX and NOFF help in decoding the improvement after surgical or medical management of nystagmus

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

16.16
Discussion

16.50
End of Session

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