milan  wcpos 2012

Sunday Symposia

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Strabismus Syndromes

Sunday 9 September
10.30 – 12.30

Chairs:  S. Ko HONG KONG, E.C. Sener TURKEY

10.30
R. Subramaniam, K. Narendran, R. Prabu, N. Agrawal INDIA
Free Paper: Surgical outcomes in monocular elevation defect

10.35
S. Monga, K. Abu-Amero, S. Kapoor, A. Hellani, T. Bosley INDIA,
S. Pina, A. Azevedo, C. Pedrosa, C. Santos, M. Rodrigues, B. Feijoo, M. Santos PORTUGAL
Free Paper: Horizontal gaze palsy and progressive scoliosis

10.45
A. Khan SAUDI ARABIA
The genetics and clinical overview of the congenital cranial dysinnervation disorders (CCDD)

10.55
L. Kowal AUSTRALIA
Surgery of Duane’s syndrome: transposition or recession

11.05
D. Fan HONG KONG
Myopia with exotropia

11.15
J. Edmond USA
Recognising and strategising for absent muscle

11.25
E.C. Sener TURKEY
Surgical decision making for the congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles

11.35
F. Martin AUSTRALIA
Slipped muscle syndrome

11.45
D. Granet USA
Brown’s syndrome: what we know now

11.55
M. Goldchmit BRAZIL
Mobius sequence: a multidisciplinary study in Brazil

12.05
Discussion

12.30
End of session

 

Paediatric Orbital Disorders

Sunday 9 September
10.30 – 12.30

Chairs: Y. Abou-Rayyah UK, D. Kikkawa USA

10.30
E. Von Lovenberg, A. Bankfalvi, Z. Nagy GERMANY
Free Paper: Role of transcanalicular endoscopy and endoscopic dacryoplasty in children

10.35
Discussion

10.40
C. Shields USA
Overview of pediatric orbital tumors

10.55
W. Katowitz USA
Orbital blow out fractures in children

11.10
M. Naik INDIA
Management of microphthalmia and anophthalmia

11.25
R. Korn USA
Orbital surgery in craniofacial anomalies

11.40
D. Brémond-Gignac FRANCE
Case studies in orbital cellulitis in children

11.55
H. Eatamadi UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Case studies in pediatric orbital tumors

12.10
Y. Abou-Rayyah UK
Surgical approaches to the orbit in children

12.25
Discussion

12.30
End of session

 

Paediatric Glaucoma

Sunday 9 September
10.30 – 12.30

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

10.30
M. S. Jaafar USA
Angle surgery and combined TRAB/TRAB in paediatric glaucoma

10.42
K.K. Nischal USA/UK
Goniotomy

10.52
M. Papadopoulos UK
Using antimetabolites in paediatric glaucoma: how can we make it safer?

11.04
A. Levin USA
Trend of glaucoma drainage devices in paediatric glaucoma

11.16
A. Beck USA
A new classification for paediatric glaucoma and its role in the International Registry

11.28
A. Levin USA
International registry

11.35
N. Freeman SOUTH AFRICA
Congenital iris ectropion syndrome (CIES)

11.47
A. Serra Castanera SPAIN
Paediatric aphakic glaucoma

11.59
L. Khatib, K.K. Nischal, C. Sylvester, L. Lope, E. Mitchell, O. Alvarez-Bulnes, W. Moore USA

Free Paper: The role of transmitted intracranial pressure in secondary infantile glaucoma

12.04
L. Keikina, A. Aubakirova, N. Aldasheva, R. Bakhytbek, D. Dauletbekov KAZAKHSTAN
Free Paper: Analysis of surgical treatment of children with congenital glaucoma in Sturge-Weber syndrome

12.09
A. Mataftsi, A. Haidich, S. Kokkali, K.K. Nischal, P. Rabiah, E. Birch, D. Stager Jr, R. Cheong-Leen, V. Singh, J. Egbert, W. Astle, S. Lambert¸ P. Amitabh, A. Khan, J. Grigg, M. Arvanitidou, S. Dimitrakos GREECE
Free Paper: Postoperative glaucoma following congenital cataract surgery: an individual patient data meta-analysis

12.14
Discussion

12.30
End of session

 

Technology update: Imaging – OCT, CSLO, SLP, Ultrasound and fMRI

Sunday 9 September
10.30 – 12.30

Chairs: J.S. Schuman USA, S.L. Robbins USA

10.30
J.S. Schuman USA
Introduction

10.35    (12 mins presentation, 3 mins discussion)
J. Fujimoto USA
OCT early history and future prospects

10.50    (12 mins presentation, 3 mins discussion)
J.S. Schuman USA
Introduction to OCT, reliability of interpretation, surgical guidance

11.05    (12 mins presentation, 3 mins discussion)
C. Toth USA
Intraoperative and infant OCT use including normative data

11.20    (12 mins presentation, 3 mins discussion)
V. Sturm SWITZERLAND
Optic nerve imaging

11.35    (5 mins presentation, 2 mins discussion)
R. Rosa, A. Duarte, A. Santos, C. Brito, A. Toscano, J. Pinto Ferreira PORTUGAL
Free Paper: Macula and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness OCT evaluation in premature children

11.42    (5 mins presentation, 2 mins discussion)
J. Matalia, A. Mallipatna, S. Dabir, H. Anaspure, K. Shetty INDIA
Free Paper: Handheld OCT of the retina in congenital rubella syndrome: a clue to the pathogenesis of rubella retinopathy

11.49    (5 mins presentation, 2 mins discussion)
C. Patel, L. Smith UK
Free Paper: OCT scanning in paediatric patients under general anaesthetic

11.56    (5 mins presentation, 2 mins discussion)
A. Santos, J. Ferreira, R. Rosa, A. Duarte, J. Cunha, A. Toscano PORTUGAL
Free Paper: Corneal aberrometry in Trisomy 21

12.03    (12 mins presentation, 3 mins discussion)
S.L. Robbins USA
Visual function imaging: fMRI in paediatric ophthalmology

12.18
S.L. Robbins USA
Concluding remarks

12.23
Discussion

12.30
End of session

Strabismus Techniques

Sunday 9 September
14.00 – 16.00

Chairs: R. Kekunnaya INDIA, G. Ellis USA

Moderator: G. Ellis USA

14.00
D. Mojon SWITZERLAND
Minimally invasive strabismus surgery

14.10
R. Kekunnaya INDIA
Topical anesthesia strabismus surgery

14.20
M. del Monte USA
Residual accommodative esotropia +/- high AC/A ratio

14.30
M. Goldchmit, F. Pimenta Moraes, C. Souza-Dias BRAZIL
Free Paper: Reefing of the superior oblique tendon: a good option for specific cases of superior oblique muscle paresis

14.35
D. Mojon SWITZERLAND, R. Kekunnaya INDIA, M. del Monte USA, M. Goldchmit BRAZIL
Panel Question & Answer

14.45
G. Ellis USA
Difficult Strabismus Cases Session 1
Panel Discussion with four previous speakers

Moderator: R. Kekunnaya  INDIA

15.00
T. Yokoyama JAPAN
Loop myopexy

15.10
B. Lorenz GERMANY
Splitting of lateral rectus for III nerve palsy

15.20
A. Scott USA
Graded tenotomy

15.30
P. Wu, J. Yam, S. Ko, U. Wong, C. Chan HONG KONG
Free Paper: Amniotic membrane transplantation to reduce recurrence of scarring in restrictive strabismus

15.35
T. Yokoyama JAPAN, B. Lorenz GERMANY, A. Scott USA, P. Wu HONG KONG
Panel Question & Answer

Moderator: G. Ellis USA

15.45
G. Ellis USA
Difficult Strabismus Cases Session 2
Panel Discussion with four previous speakers

 

Paediatric Infectious Diseases Ophthalmology

Sunday 9 September
14.00 – 16.00

Chairs: Nibaran Gangopadhyay INDIA, Sherwin Isenberg USA

14.00
R. Gross USA
Advances in anti-microbial agents

14.12
N. Gangopadhyay INDIA
HSV infections in children

14.24
S. Isenberg USA
Ophthalmia Neonatorum

14.36
S. Lichtenstein USA
Conjunctivitis

14.48
M.C. Nishiwaki-Dantas BRAZIL
Other infectious keratitis

15.00
S.A. Hassan BANGLADESH
Conjunctival flap revisited in ulcer healing: my experience in Bangladesh

15.12
E. Gajdosova UK 
CMV retinitis

15.24
S. Donahue USA
Systemic infections affecting the eye

15.36
J. Ashar, S. Pahuja, M. Ramappa, S. Chaurasia INDIA
Free Paper: Neonatal infectious keratitis five years experience at a tertiary eye care center

15.41
Discussion

16.00
End of session

 

Amblyopia

Sunday 9 September
14.00 – 16.00

Chairs: J. Holmes USA, J. de Faber NETHERLANDS

14.00
J. Holmes USA J. de Faber NETHERLANDS
Introduction

14.03
W. Aclimandos UK
Amblyopia in the context of worldwide childhood blindness

14.15
F. Akbar SAUDI ARABIA
Screening for amblyopia

14.27
J. Holmes USA
Clinical trials in amblyopia

14.39
J. de Faber NETHERLANDS
Enhancing compliance when treating amblyopia

14.51
R. Hess CANADA
Binocular treatment of amblyopia

15.03
S. Jacob INDIA
Higher order aberrations and amblyopia

15.15
R. Harrad UK
New neurophysiological insights into amblyopia

15.27
C. Al-Haddad, G. Mollayes, Z. Bashshur LEBANON
Free Paper: Macular ultrastructural features in amblyopia using high definition optical coherence tomography

15.32
V. Sachdeva, V. Mittal, A. Gupta, R. Kekunnaya, B. Rao INDIA
Free Paper: Efficacy of split hours part time patching vs continuous wear part time patching for treatment of unilateral amblyopia in children

15.37
E.A. Kahouadji ALGERIA
Free Paper: Functional amblyopia trial treatment over 18 years old

15.42
Discussion

16.00
End of session

 

Non-Accidental Injury

Sunday 9 September
14.00 – 16.00

14.00
A. Tandon INDIA
Documenting retinal hemorrhage: can we all agree on a system or tool?

14.10
B. Parolini ITALY
Shaken baby syndrome: where do we stand in Italy?

14.20
A. Levin USA
Shaken baby syndrome: When do we get it wrong?

14.40
M. Rosa-Rizzotto ITALY
Shaken baby syndrome: clinical picture and functional long term outcome

15.00
M. Vinchon FRANCE
Retinal hemorrhage in accidental and non accidental injury in infants

15.20
C. Sylvester USA
Role of individual case reports in abusive head trauma

15.30
Discussion

16.00
End of session

 

Strategies for Strabismus Re-Ops

Sunday 9 September
16.30 – 18.00

Chairs: C. Schiavi ITALY, J. Manzitti ARGENTINA

16.30
J.T. de Faber THE NETHERLANDS
Is undoing what was done always the best way to overcome overcorrections in infantile strabismus?

16.40
K. Arnoldi USA
Management of residual or relapsed exotropia in children

16.50
Q. Boon Long SINGAPORE
Residual infantile esotropia: when to re-operate and what to do?

17.00
F. Velez USA
Re-operations after transposition surgery for paralytic strabismus or Duane’ syndrome: is it possible to touch again the transposed muscles?

17.10
L. Kowal AUSTRALIA
Re-operations in Brown syndrome: management of undercorrections and overcorrections

17.20
M. Gräf GERMANY
Management of residual vertical deviations in essential infantile esotropia

17.30
A. Armesto ARGENTINA
Strategies for strabismus re-ops: how to tackle a medial rectus muscle undergone posterior fixation suture in a previous surgery

17.40
Discussion

18.00
End of session

 

Botulinum Toxin for Strabismus

Sunday 9 September
16.30 – 18.00

Chairs: R. Gama PORTUGAL, A.B. Scott USA

CHILDHOOD ET

16.30
A. de Alba Campomanes USA
Toxin use in infantile ET: pros and cons

16.38
C. van Marle, L. Barker, M. Minasian UK
Free Paper: Botulinum toxin injection as primary treatment for constant esotropia in children

16.42
Discussion

NEUROL

16.47
S. Moguel MEXICO
Neurol

16.55
S. Han KOREA 
Paralytic strabismus

17.03
H.S.F. Lau HONG KONG
Free Paper: Electromyographic machine guided botulinum toxin A injection for post radiotherapy induced sixth nerve palsy esotropia in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients: experience at a regional hospital in Hong Kong

17.07
Discussion

LONG TERM

17.15
J. Hancox UK
Long term repeated use

17.23
S. Sharma, J. Hancox, K. MacKenzie, G. Adams AUSTRALIA
Free Paper: The effect on quality of life of long-term botulinum toxin A injections to maintain ocular alignment in adult patients with strabismus

17.27
Discussion

RESTRICT, NON-COMITANT

17.32
R. Gama PORTUGAL
Rescue of surgical over/under corrections

17.40
L. Kowal AUSTRALIA
Botulinum toxin in thyroid eye disease

17.48
M. Ibrahim, H. Mandour, K. Emara SAUDI ARABIA
Free Paper: Medial rectus muscle recession augmented with botox injection for treatment of esotropic duane syndrome: pilot study

17.52
Discussion

18.00
End of session

 

Reading and Learning

Sunday 9 September
16.30 – 18.00

Chairs:
S. Handler USA, C. Donaldson AUSTRALIA

16.30
F. Martin AUSTRALIA
Reading and dyslexia (including how we learn to read and theories of dyslexia)

16.40
L. Kirkeby USA
Eye functions necessary to read – and how to test for them

16.50
M. Sacchi ITALY
Accommodative deficit and dynamic retinoscopy

17.00
M. Cascairo USA
Behavioural optometric theory and testing

17.10
S. Handler USA
Controversial treatments: behavioural optometric treatments – low plus lenses and vision therapy with examples

17.20
S.W. Leo SINGAPORE
Controversial treatments: coloured lenses and filters (Irlen, Wilkens & Chromagen) (with mention of the magnocellular deficit theory) and physical exercise and movement based therapy and diet therapies – megavitamins, sugar restriction

17.30
D. Granet USA
CI Studies:
1. Why the CITT: convergence insufficiency treatment trial) is not the “Gold Standard Study” – 2008
2. CISS (convergence insufficiency symptom score)
3. Flaws in the randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of BI prism reading glasses vs. placebo reading glasses for symptomatic CI in children study – 2005
4. An evaluation of clinical treatment of CI for children with reading difficulties, other studies on CI – 2011
5. Other studies of interest

17.40
C. Donaldson AUSTRALIA
Reading and learning aids for low-vision children

17.50
Discussion

18.00
End of session

 

Advances in Ocular Genetics

Sunday 9 September
16.30 – 18.00

Chairs: E. Héon CANADA, H. Dollfus, FRANCE

16.30
H. Dollfus France
Genomics and paediatric ophthalmology: discovering novel genes and more

16.43
E. Héon CANADA
Implications and applications of genetic testing for inherited eye disorders

16.56
J.M. Rozet FRANCE
Lebers’ congenital amaurosis: news and views

17.09
E. Traboulsi USA
Childhood retinal dystrophies: news and views

17.22
F. Munier SWITZERLAND
Retinoblastoma: news and views

17.35
D. Mackey AUSTRALIA
Neuropathies in childhood: news and views

17.48
N. Thacker Dave, P. Chande, M. Bhate, G. Kelvin Jere INDIA
Free Paper: Increasing myopia trend in the urban population of western India

17.52
T. Negishi, Y. Asada, T. Kanbe, T. Fujimaki, A. Murakami JAPAN
Free Paper: Ocular and clinical findings of Sotos syndrome with NSD1 deletion

17.56
G.M. Bacci, R. Caputo, A. Sodi, A. Donati ITALY
Free Paper: Novel OCT findings in methilmalonic aciduria with homocystinuria CblC related maculopathy

18.00
End of session

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