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22–26 September Reed Messe, Vienna, Austria

Preliminary Programme


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VIENNA 2018

General Information

36TH Congress of the ESCRS

Venue

Host

Reed Messe Wien, Messeplatz 1, A-1021 Vienna Austria www.messecongress.at

ESCRS, Temple House, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, A94 Y5W5, Ireland Tel: Fax: Email: Web:

Language The language of the Congress is English

Registration Fees

+353 1 209 1100 +353 1 209 1112 escrs@escrs.org www.escrs.org

Early Fee

Late Fee

Onsite

ESCRS Member

485

535

635

Non-Member

585 635 735

Trainee/Resident Member & Non-Member

50

50

50

Ophthalmic Nurse/Technician

50

50

50

(Deadline 30 June)

Healthcare Professional Corporate

255

310

360

1,100

1,300

1,500

Prices are in Euro and are listed without VAT. Austrian VAT at 20% will be applied to all registration fees.

Registration Category Definitions ESCRS Member

Available only to current members of the ESCRS.

Non-Member

Available to ophthalmologists and medical doctors.

Trainee/Resident Member & Non-Member

Available to those who are currently in a residency or training programme. A letter of verification from department chairperson or clinical supervisor is required at the time of registration, along with photo ID and proof of date of birth. The age limit is 35 years.

Ophthalmic Nurse/Technician

Available only to ophthalmic nurses, technicians, assistants and orthoptists. Verification of your status is required at the time of registration.

Healthcare Professional

Includes optometrists, practice managers, PhDs, MBAs, healthcare administrators, office support staff, ophthalmic photographers and other healthcare professionals. Commercial representatives are not entitled to pay this fee. Verification of your status is required at the time of registration.

Corporate

Available to commercial representatives and corporate personnel who have a legitimate educational or business reason for attending, but do not have a product or service to exhibit. No solicitation is permitted.

Employees of exhibiting companies are not entitled to pay this fee and must register via the relevant contact from their company.


MAIN SYMPOSIA Saturday 22 September

Sunday 23 September

11.00 – 13.00

11.00 – 13.00

ESCRS/EuCornea Symposium: Corneal Cross-Linking: Current Status and Future Perspectives

Glaucoma for the Cataract Surgeon Chairpersons: S. Morselli ITALY D. Spalton UK

Chairpersons: R. Bellucci ITALY (ESCRS) J. Hjortdal DENMARK (EUCORNEA)

11.00

J. Tan USA Imaging aqueous outflow

11.00

C. Roberts USA Biomechanics of cross-linking

11.15

G. Sunaric-Megevand SWITZERLAND Eagle eyes

11.15

T. Seiler SWITZERLAND Techniques and results

11.30

Discussion

11.40

R. Lewis USA Intracanalicular and suprachoroidal devices K. Barton UK Subconjunctival devices

11.30 Discussion 11.40

F. Malecaze FRANCE Topography-guided cross-linking

11.55

11.55

G. Kymionis GREECE PRK and cross-linking for keratoconus

12.10 Discussion

12.10 Discussion

12.20

A. Fea ITALY New drugs and slow release devices I. Stalmans BELGIUM Trabeculectomy revisited

12.20

L. Lim SINGAPORE LASIK with cross-linking

12.35

12.35

M. Dickman THE NETHERLANDS New cross-linking techniques

12.50 Discussion

12.50 Discussion 13.00

13.00

End of session

End of session

Saturday 22 September

Monday 24 September

14.00 – 16.00

11.00 – 13.00

ESCRS/EURETINA Symposium: The Diabetic Eye

Extending Depth of Focus

Chairpersons: B. Cochener FRANCE (ESCRS) S. Wolf SWITZERLAND (EURETINA) 14.00

C. Stehouwer THE NETHERLANDS New concepts and treatments of diabetes

14.15

R. Finger GERMANY Epidemiology of diabetic eye diseases in Europe

14.30 Discussion 14.40

M. La Cour DENMARK Timing and preparation for cataract surgery

14.55

M. Nubile ITALY Lenticular and corneal refractive surgery: a no go?

15.10 Discussion 15.20

15.35

R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS Postsurgical CME: strategies for prophylaxis and treatment A. Laidlaw UK Combined surgery in diabetic retinopathy: indications and outcomes

15.50 Discussion 16.00

End of session

Chairpersons: M. Amon AUSTRIA T. Kohnen GERMANY 11.00

B. Cochener FRANCE Optical principles

11.15

S. Pieh AUSTRIA IOLs on the optical bench

11.30

Discussion

11.40

G. Auffarth GERMANY Extended depth of focus and novel technologies

11.55

E. Assia ISRAEL Monovision

12.10 Discussion 12.20

B. Dick GERMANY Small aperture technology

12.35

R. Bellucci ITALY Corneal techniques to extend depth of focus

12.50 Discussion 13.00

End of session


VIENNA 2018 36TH Congress of the ESCRS

MAIN SYMPOSIA Tuesday 25 September

Wednesday 26 September

11.00 – 13.00

11.00 – 13.00

Refractive Surgery for High Ametropia

The Enigma of Pseudoexfoliation

Chairpersons: A. Day UK J. Güell SPAIN

Chairpersons: D. Epstein SWITZERLAND O. Findl AUSTRIA

11.00

P. Artal SPAIN Optical and anatomical limitations

11.00

U. Schlötzer-Schrehardt GERMANY What is pseudoexfoliation?

11.15

J. Mehta SINGAPORE Corneal surgery in high myopia: SMILE vs LASIK vs PRK

11.15

C. O’Brien IRELAND Epidemiology and genetics

11.30 Discussion

11.30 Discussion

11.40

O. Findl AUSTRIA Intraocular surgery in the long eye

11.40

M. Amon AUSTRIA Intraoperative complications

11.55

B. Malyugin RUSSIA Intraocular surgery in the short eye

11.55

R. Menapace AUSTRIA Late in-the-bag IOL dislocation

12.10 Discussion

12.10 Discussion

12.20

W. Sekundo GERMANY Corneal surgery in high hyperopia: which are the limits?

12.20

S. Yamane JAPAN Intrascleral haptic fixation

12.35

J. Hjortdal DENMARK Correction of high astigmatism

12.35

S. Gandolfi ITALY The challenges of pseudoexfoliation-glaucoma

12.50 Discussion

12.50 Discussion

13.00

13.00

End of session

CLINICAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIA Saturday 22 September 08.30 – 17.30

Myopia Chairpersons: O. Findl AUSTRIA R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS

Femtosecond Surgery Chairpersons: G. Kleinmann ISRAEL M. Nubile ITALY

Measuring Near and Intermediate Quality of Vision Chairpersons: B. Cochener FRANCE N. Hirnschall AUSTRIA

Blue Sky Lens Research Chairpersons: T. Kohnen GERMANY D. Spalton UK

End of session


PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS Saturday 22 September Refractive Surgery Didactic Course Chairpersons: D. Epstein SWITZERLAND J. Güell SPAIN

Young Ophthalmologists Programme Chairpersons: O. Findl AUSTRIA S. Morselli ITALY K. Vannas FINLAND An interactive video session including expert presentations followed by video cases submitted by young ophthalmologists and discussed with the audience.

Video Symposium on Challenging Cases Chairperson:

R. Osher USA

Sunday 23 September Workshop on Visual Optics Chairpersons: I. Pallikaris GREECE M.J. Tassignon BELGIUM

Ridley Medal Lecture Rudy Nuijts

Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Symposium Chairpersons: T. Kohnen GERMANY (EUROPEAN EDITOR) W.J. Dupps USA (US ASSOCIATE EDITOR)

‘You Make the Call’

ESCRS Video Symposium on Surgical Complications Chairperson:

R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS

Young Ophthalmologists Session Targeting Emmetropia Organised by the Young Ophthalmologists Committee


PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

VIENNA 2018 36TH Congress of the ESCRS

Monday 24 September Surgical Video Symposium Getting Into Trouble? When Cataract Surgery Goes Wrong – How To Deal With It Chairpersons: K. Vannas FINLAND R. Packard UK

Tuesday 25 September Presbyopia Workshop Chairpersons: D. Epstein SWITZERLAND I. Pallikaris GREECE

Wednesday 26 September ‘Best of the Best’ Review Session A review of a selection of the most interesting videos and presentations given during the Congress Chairpersons: O. Findl AUSTRIA B. Malyugin RUSSIA

Poster Village Poster Sessions Poster & Video Terminals

Instructional Courses & Wetlabs A wide range of instructional courses and surgical skills courses will be available. The cost for surgical skills training courses is €100 or €150, depending on the course. Pre-booking online is essential for surgical skills training courses. There is no additional charge to attend the instructional courses.


Vienna 2018 - Preliminary Programme  
Vienna 2018 - Preliminary Programme  
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