milan  wcpos 2012

Joint Symposia

WCPOS/EUCORNEA JOINT SYMPOSIUM
Paediatric Cornea & Ocular Surface Disease: What’s What

Friday 7 September
14.00 – 16.00

Chairs: A. Magli ITALY, V. Sarnicola ITALY

14.00
J. Gicquel UK
Limbal stem cells and aniridia

14.15
K.K. Nischal USA/UK
PKP and DALK in children

14.30
G.W. Zaidman USA
PKP and DSAEK in children

14.45
J. Aquavella USA
Boston keratoprosthesis in children

15.00
M. Swaminathan INDIA
Venal kerato-conjunctivitis

15.15
S. Kinoshita JAPAN
BKC

15.30
C. Basdekidou, P. Dureau, C. Edelson, G. Caputo FRANCE
Free Paper: Penetrating keratoplasty in unilateral Peters’ anomaly

15.37
Discussion

16.00
End of session

 

WCPOS/EURETINA JOINT SYMPOSIUM
The Child’s Retina – Different Perspectives

Saturday 8 September
10.30 – 12.00

Chairs: C.K. Patel UK, G. Richard GERMANY

10.30
C.K. Patel UK
Options for paediatric OCT: Chairman’s introduction

10.32
A. Hassenstein GERMANY
Germany: OCT in the diagnostic of inherited macular diseases

10.45
B. Aylward UK
Stickler’s prophylaxis: Cryo, laser or nothing?

11.00
TBC
Sweden: Antiangiogenic medication for retinopathy of prematurity

11.15
M. Trese USA
USA: Surgery for ROP, state of the art

11.30
W. Lam CANADA
Paediatric retinal detachment: medical or surgical disease?

11.45
G. Hildebrand UK
A classification system for pigmentary paravenous chorioretinal atrophy in childhood

12.00
End of session

 

WCPOS/EURETINA JOINT SYMPOSIUM
Paediatric Uveitis

Sunday 9 September
08.00 – 09.30

Chairs: C. Edelsten UK, Z. Habot-Wilner ISRAEL

08.00
I. Tugal-Tutkun TURKEY
Childhood-onset Behçet disease

08.10
J. de Boer THE NETHERLANDS
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis associated uveitis – risk factors for development of complications and treatment options

08.20
Z. Habot-Wilner ISRAEL
Macular edema in children with uveitis

08.30
J. de Boer THE NETHERLANDS
Biologic therapies for uveitis in children

08.40
C. Edelsten UK
Genetics of childhood inflammatory disease

08.50
TBC
Sarcoid and Blau syndrome

09.00
C. Edelsten UK
Surgery of uveitis

09.10
A. Lysenko, L. Suchina, M. Yulish UKRAINE
Free Paper: Features of clinical course and approaches to diagnostics of inflammatory eye disease in children caused by the persistent intracellular infections

09.15
D. Ledoux, A. Lobo, R. Hunter USA
Free Paper: Outcomes with the use of TNF-α inhibitors for poorly controlled JIA associated uveitis already treated with Methotrexate

09.20
C. Basdekidou, P. Dureau, F. Metge, N. Teyssot, G. Caputo FRANCE
Free Paper: Vitrectomy in stage 5 retinopathy of prematurity

09.25
Discussion

09.30
End of session

 

WCPOS/ESCRS JOINT SYMPOSIUM
Cataract & Refractive Surgery in Children

Sunday 9 September
11.00 – 13.00

Chairs: K.K. Nischal USA/UK, D. Epstein SWITZERLAND

11.00
R. Kekunnaya INDIA
Do study design and surgical technique influence paediatric cataract study outcomes?

11.15
E. Wilson USA
Infant aphakia treatment study

11.30
Discussion

11.40
C. Zetterström SWEDEN
Clinical factors affecting target refraction in pediatric cataract surgery

11.55
M.J. Tassignon BELGIUM
Which IOLs are best in children’s eyes?

12.10
Discussion

12.20
M. O’Keefe IRELAND
Is there a role for phakic IOLs in the treatment of amblyopia?

12.35
W. Astle CANADA
Can the refractive surgeon help? PRK, LASEK and LASIK in children

12.50
Discussion

13.00
End of session

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