THURSDAY 27 April 2017

MAIN SESSION (13:00-16:30)
13:00-14:30 FREE PAPERS 1 – SURGICAL RETINA 1
ROOM VERDE
Chairs: P. Stanga, S. Zenoni
Moderators: T. Friberg, S.D. Schwartz

13:00-14:30 FREE PAPERS 2 – MEDICAL RETINA 1
ROOM ONICE
Chairs: S. Bressler, M. Zarbin
Moderator: A. Loewenstein

14:30-15:30 ANGIO-OCT in MULTIMODAL IMAGING
ROOM VERDE
Chairs: G. Coscas, B. Lumbroso, L. Mastropasqua
14:30 – OCT Angiography technologies. Differences and similarities between instruments. G. Staurenghi
14:35 – Sensitivity, specificity and limitations of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in diagnosis of CNV. M.C. Savastano
14:40 – Long term patterns of CNV treatment response and aspects of CNV recurrences. B. Lumbroso
14:45 – OCT A and individual retinal layers in pre-clinical diabetic retinopathy. E. Midena
14:50 – Discussion
15:00 – OCT A in dry AMD. G. Querques
15:05 – OCT Angiography changes in vitreo-macular interface surgery. L. Mastropasqua
15:10 – Panoramic views of OCT angio. M. Nagpal
15:15 – Vascular abnormalities in vitreomacular interface diseases: novel data from OCT Angiography. L.Pierro
15:20 – Discussion

14:30-16:30 NURSE COURSE – Nurse’s role in the ophthalmic surgery: European experiences compared
ROOM 9
Scientific Coordinators: L. Turrisi, D. Zucchini
14:30 – ROUND TABLE
S. Morroni, G. Zarlenga, K. Jansen, M. Oller Garcia, A. Mapani
15:30 – Driving innovation, efficiency and quality in the O.R. J. Burckhardt
15:40 – Innovation in ophthalmic surgery: enhance the O.R. with the advancing technology. S. Fittipaldi
15:50 – Future innovation in vitreoretinal surgery: Hypersonic vitrectomy. M. Bastier
16:00 – Discussion

15:30-16:30 ESASO FORUM
CSC Behind the Appearances
ROOM VERDE
Chairs: F. Bandello, G. Guarnaccia, M. Zarbin
Scientific Project: B. Falcomatà
15:30 – Theories of pathogenesis and correlation with other diseases. R. Spaide
15:37 – Clinical manifestations, masquerading syndrome. S. Zweifel
15:44 – Mechanisms of action of treatments. M. Zarbin
15:51 – Indications and efficacy of treatments options. M. Battaglia Parodi
15:58 – Long standing and complicated CSC. G. Staurenghi
16:05 – Cases study of CSC Management. A. Loewenstein
16:12 – Discussion

15:30-16:30 DUKE COURSE: VITREORETINAL SURGICAL ROUNDS
Macular Surgery. Tips, Tricks and Innovations
ROOM ONICE
Chair: T. Mahmoud
Panelists: C. Awh, D.J. D’Amico, K. Drenser, P. Dugel, P. Ferrone, M. Figueroa, B. Parolini

15:30-16:30 – BIOMETRY ADVANCED COURSE
ROOM 5
Scientific Coordinator: C. Mazzini
15:30 – Welcome and program overview. C. Mazzini
15:35 – Biometry instruments : what’s new? C. Carbonara
15:45 – Integrated acquisition system. F. Franco
15:55 – When an optical biometry is not possible. C. Mazzini
16:05 – Discussion
Biometry in complex cases:
16:10 – Vitrectomy. A. Miele
16:20 – Post refractive surgery. C. Carbonara
16:30 – Discussion and conclusion

15:30-16:30 ALLERGAN COURSE
Real life in DME: patients management with clinical cases and debate
ROOM 4
Chairs : E. Midena, A. Loewenstein
15:30 – The inflammation in DME: rational behind. E. Midena
15:40 – DME clinical cases. E. Pilotto, P. Udaondo, C. Parravano
16:10 – Debate: Dex implant or Anti-VEGFs in naïve patients? F. Bandello, F. Ricci
16:20 – Discussion

16:30-17:00 COFFEE BREAK

MAIN SESSION (17:00-18:30)
17:00-18:30 DIABETIC RETINOPATHY
AUDITORIUM
Chairs: N. Bressler, S. Bressler
17:00 – Epidemiology of diabetic retinopathy: magnitude of the problem. E. Midena
17:06 – Which Anti-VEGF agent for DME. A. Loewenstein
17:12 – Comparison of Anti-VEGF to laser or corticosteroids for DME. R. Tadayoni
17:18 – Rationale for treatment algorithm for DME. S. Bressler
17:24 – Discussion
17:34 – Effect of cataract surgery on DME. S. Zweifel
17:40 – PRP vs. Anti-VEGF for proliferative diabetic retinopathy with DME. N. Bressler
17:46 – What else? Management of non-central DME or central DME with very good vision. F. Bandello
17:52 – Ongoing RCT and upcoming treatments. M. Zarbin
17:58 – Discussion and case presentation on treatment choice and protocols. N. Bressler, S. Bressler

 

FRIDAY 28 April 2017

MAIN SESSION (08:00-13:10)
08:00-12:00 3D LIVE SURGERY
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Moderators in the O.R.: D.J. D’Amico, D.Wong
Moderators in the Auditorium: C. Eckardt, D. Steel
Panelists: T. Avitabile, C. Eckardt, P. Carpineto, L. Da Cruz, C. Panico
SURGICAL ROUND (5 mins/each)
– Scleral buckling with chandelier illumination in 3D. C. Panico
– My way of dye and PFCL injection in macular diseases and retinal detachment. C. Eckardt
– OCT prognostic signs in vitreo-macular interface pathologies. P. Carpineto
– The role of Biopsy in the diagnosis and management of retinal diseases. L. Da Cruz
– Delayed suprachoroidal hemorrhage after pars plana vitrectomy. T. Avitabile

08:30-09:30 RETINAL DYSTROPHIES: Update on diagnosis and treatment
ROOM ADUA 4
Chairs: S.D. Schwartz, B. Leroy, F. Simonelli
Moderator: A. Sodi
08:30 – Retinal dystrophies: an update. B. Leroy
08:35 – Adaptive optics in retinal dystrophies. M. Paques
08:40 – OCT Angiography in retinal dystrophies. D. Bacherini
08:45 – Gene therapy for retinal dystrophies – potential and pitfalls. S. Huang
08:50 – Discussion
09:00 – Gene therapy for choroideremia. R. MacLaren
09:05 – Stem cells for retinal dystrophies. S.D. Schwartz
09:10 – The new electronic subretinal implant alpha AMS: results in 15 patients blind from hereditary retinal degeneration. E. Zrenner
09:15 – Argus II: current developments and future perspectives. S. Huang
09:20 – Discussion

09:30-10:30 INFLAMMATORY AND INFECTIOUS POSTERIOR UVEITIS: Misdiagnosis & therapeutic mistakes
ROOM ADUA 4
Chairs: T. Friberg, E. Midena, A. Ciardella
09:30 – Toxoplasmic chorioretinitis still underdiagnosed. L. Vannozzi
09:36 – Ocular syphilis: the return of an old acquaintance. P. Neri
09:42 – Ocular tuberculosis. No more borders. L. Cimino
09:48 – Intraocular lymphoma, the king of masquerades syndromes. M. Angi
09:54 – Multimodal imaging in the diagnosis of choriocapillaritis. M. Papadia
10:00 – Promptly diagnose and treat viral retinitis. E. Miserocchi
10:06 – Discussion

10:30-12:00 CHALLENGING CASES IN MACULAR DISEASES
ROOM ADUA 4
Chairs: G. Querques, R. Spaide, F. Bottoni
10:30 – Perifoveal Vascular Abnormal Complex (PEVAC). G. Querques
10:36 – Spectrum of the diseases of capillary retinal plexi. F. Viola
10:42 – The occult aspects of the macula. S. Piermarocchi
10:48 – Subretinal hypereflective material. M. Parravano
10:54 – Maculopathy resolution after surgery for optic disc pit: a long-term follow-up study. F. Bottoni
11:00 – Discussion
11:10 – Extensive macular atrophy with pseudodrusen in non-aged subjects. E. Pilotto
11:16 – Early onset drusen: stars in the sky, honeycomb and donut in young subjects. A. Giovannini
11:22 – The dome in the macula. F. Scarinci
11:28 – CNV in CSC. M. Nicolò
11:34 – Improving the age-related macular degeneration construct: a new classification system. R. Spaide
11:43 – Relevant clinical trials. P. Dugel
11:49 – Discussion

12:00-13:10 3D VIDEO SESSION
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Chair: E. EL Rayes
12:00 – The reason why I switched to 3D surgery. S. Charles
12:06 – Digitally assisted vitrectomy systems. K. Packo
12:12 – PANEL
Panelists: C. Eckardt, T. Hassan, J. García-Arumí , C. Mariotti, Y. Oshima, G. Pertile , R. Tadayoni

13:10-14:20 LUNCH & SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIA
13:10-14:10 ALCON SYMPOSIUM
Advancing vitreoretinal surgery: 3D visualization and beyond
AUDITORIUM
13:10 – Advancing from optical microscopy to 3D visualization. S. Gotzaridis
13:22 – Enhancing surgeons view in vitreoretinal surgery. M. Figueroa
13:34 – Introducing the bevel tip into vitrectomy probes. C. Claes
13:46 – Optimizing small gauge vitreoretinal surgery. C. Mariotti
13:58 – Discussion

13:10-14:10 ALLERGAN SYMPOSIUM
Recent advances in the management of patients with DME
ROOM VERDE
Chairs: F. Bandello, A. Loewenstein
13:10 – Inflammation in DME. A. Loewenstein
13:20 – OCT angiography in clinical practice. G. Staurenghi
13:30 – Biomarkers in DME. M. de Smet
13:40 – DME patient management in first line. B. Kupperman
13:50 – Clinical cases. G. Panozzo, P. Udaondo, A. Loewenstein
14:00 – Discussion

13:10-14:10 BAYER SYMPOSIUM
Aflibercept: efficacy matching efficiency
ROOM ONICE
Moderators: F. Faraldi, E. Midena
13:10 – DME: correlation between treatment regimen and outcomes. S. Saviano
13:22 – Aflibercept: effective and efficient scheduling. F. Ricci
13:34 – Ask the expert. F. Faraldi
13:46 – Take home messages. E. Midena
13:58 – Discussion

13:10-14:10 SIFI SYMPOSIUM
A persistent treatment for a permanent disease
ROOM 9
Moderator: P. Lanzetta
13:10 – Pathogenesis and clinical patterns of DME. E. Pilotto
13:25 – Pearls and pitfalls of the treatment. P. Lanzetta
13:40 – Breaking news in the management of DME. B. Mushtaq
13:55 – Discussion

13:10-14:10 GEUDER SYMPOSIUM
Clinical evaluation of next generation vitreoretinal liquids
ROOM 4
Chair: D. Wong
13:10 – First experiences with colored PFCLs. T. Caporossi
13:22 – Clinical evaluation of a heavier-than-water dual Bromphenol/Brilliant Blue dye. H. Gerding
13:34 – The silicone interactions: the key of biocompatibility. M. Romano
13:46 – Optimizing heavy silicone oils. D. Wong
13:58 – Discussion

MAIN SESSION (14:15-16:45)
14:15-15:25 MACULAR SURGERY
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Chairs: R. Tadayoni, R. Spaide, E. Campos, K. Packo
14:15 – Modern imaging of the vitreoretinal interface. R. Tadayoni
14:20 – Macular combined surgery phacovitrectomy (including femtophaco). G. Richard
14:25 – Best treatment for VMT: ocriplasmin, pneumatic vitreolysis or vitrectomy. P. Stalmans
14:30 – Lamellar macular hole: updated classification and surgical indications. R.G. Schumann “Luigi Barca” Award 2015 winner
14:35 – Myopic schisis and high myopia surgery: when is the right time to intervene. T. Wolfensberger
14:40 – Discussion
14:50 – New lens for macular diseases. G.B. Shariot
14:55 – Retinal re-structuring on OCT following inverted flap surgery for large macular holes. H. Heimann
15:00 – The role of the Müller cells in the macular surgery. M. Romano
15:05 – Spontaneous ILM avulsions – possible precursor to epiretinal membrane formation. K. Packo
15:10 – Binocular function and recovery following successful macular surgery. E. Campos
15:15 – Discussion

15:25-16:40 INNOVATION
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Chairs: S. Charles, M. Humayun, M. de Smet, C. Eckardt
Machines and instruments
15:30 – Abiotic-Biotic interfaces for ophtalmology. M. Humayun
15:35 – Innovative PPVX system: ultrasonic vitrectomy. P. Stanga
15:40 – Robotic vitrectomy: clinical applications and initial results. M. de Smet
15:45 – New instruments in vitreoretinal surgery. D. Chow
15:50 – 3D IOCT – Does it improve our surgical performance? S. Binder
15:55 – Technical innovations in countries facing economic crisis. S. Gotzaridis
16:00 – Artificial Intelligence and Retinal Image Analysis. S.D. Schwartz
16:05 – Discussion
Submacular surgery
16:15 – Update on cellular transplantation for retinal disease. L. Da Cruz
16:20 – Gene therapy for Leber Congenital Amaurosis. F. Simonelli
16:25 – Gene therapy for retinal degenerations. R. MacLaren
16:30 – Discussion

Welcome Addresses
16:40 – Welcome addresses. L. Dei – President of the University of Florence
M. Calamai – Managing Director of the Careggi Hospital – AOUC
S. Funaro – Councilor of Health of Florence

16:50-17:20 COFFEE BREAK & POSTERS 1 – MEDICAL RETINA

MAIN SESSION (17:20-19:15)
17:20-17:25 ZIVOJNOVICH VITREORETINAL FELLOWSHIP PRESENTATION
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE

17:25-17:30 MASTERS OF RETINAL DISEASES AWARDS
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE

17:30-17:40 PEDIATRIC RETINA LECTURE
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
– Pediatric retinal degenerations and retinal detachment: how do we treat? M. Trese

17:40-18:10 PEDIATRIC RETINA PANEL – What every retina specialist should know on pediatric cases
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Panelists: M. Trese, F. Barca, K. Drenser, E. EL Rayes, C. Claes, M. Mura, P. Ferrone
Case Presentation: A. Capone

18:10-19:15 AMD
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Chairs: U. Schmidt-Erfurth, C. Awh, P. Dugel
18:10 – Is there a genetic basis for AMD treatment? C. Awh
18:16 – Dry AMD treatment, hopeful or hopeless? G. Staurenghi
18:22 – What is the best treatment regimen? U. Schmidt-Erfurth
18:28 – How do we manage submacular hemorrhage? J. van Meurs
18:34 – New treatment strategies for PCV. Y.H. Yoon
18:40 – Big data imaging analysis: the next revolution. U. Schmidt-Erfurth
18:46 – The Fovista (anti-PDGF) Phase 3 Trial: Results and Analysis. P. Dugel
18:52 – Case presentation and panel discussion. P. Dugel

 

SATURDAY 29 APRIL 2017

MAIN SESSION (08:00-13:00)
08:00-12:00 3D LIVE SURGERY
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Moderators in the O.R.: D.J. D’Amico, D. Wong
Moderators in the Auditorium: F. Patelli, D. Steel
Panelists: F. Arevalo, C. Azzolini, C. Mariotti, T. Rossi
SURGICAL ROUND (5 mins/each)
– Ocular perfusion control during vitrectomy increases vitrectomy safety. T. Rossi
– New evidences for the intraoperative prevention of PVR. C. Azzolini
– TSV with tissue plasminogen activator, C3F8 and subretinal Anti-VEGF. C. Mariotti
– Endogenous endophthalmitis in the developing world. F. Arevalo

12:00-13:00 RETINAWS
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Chair: K. Rezaei
Panelists: R. Avci, S. Binder, F. Boscia, A. Ciardella, A. Gomes, C. Mateo, Y. Ogura, K. Packo, D. Steel, H. Terasaki

13:00-14:30 LUNCH & SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIA
13:00-14:00 BAUSCH & LOMB SYMPOSIUM
Advances in ocular surgery and therapeutics
ROOM VERDE
Chair: A. Mercanti, R. Mencucci
13:00 – Continuing Vitreoretinal surgery Innovation. C. Awh
13:12 – Direct transretinal removal of subfoveal perfluorocarbon liquid: the role and timing of internal limiting membrane peeling. S. De Cillà
13:24 – Ocular surface after posterior segment surgery. R. Mencucci
13:36 – Bromfenac in management of Inflammatory conditions of posterior segment. P. Neri
13:48 – Discussion

13:00-14:00 SECOND SIGHT SYMPOSIUM
Argus® II, enduring benefits, expanding indications and upgrades
ROOM ONICE
Chairs: M-N. Delyfer, A. Augustin, P. Stanga
13:00 – Creating central vision function in AMD with the Argus II implant. P. Stanga
13:08 – Blind Bardet-Biedl syndrome patient treated with the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System. A. Augustin
13:16 – Surgical complications management in Argus II implantation procedures. M. Chizzolini
13:24 – Interim results of Argus II clinical study in France. M-N. Delyfer
13:32 – 30 Argus II cases under the belt? What’s next? L. Cinelli
13:40 – Argus II implant. Lessons to learn. KKESH experience. S. Al Rashaed
13:48 – Discussion

13:00-14:00 DORC SYMPOSIUM
ROOM 9
Chair: D. Tognetto
13:00 – The light bulb moment: new insights into the application of LED blended light for VR surgery. D. Chow
13:10 – EVA Fluidics: improved understanding of fluidics options in surgical systems. M. Romano
13:20 – Debunking the 27g hype: do the benefits of 27g truly outweigh the limitations? G.K. Shah
13:30 – A new phaco approach into combined cases. M. Vecchi
13:40 – PFCL Purity: are we compromising patient safety with the push for lower cost VR liquids? M. Coassin
13:50 – Discussion

13:00-14:00 OO GROUP SYMPOSIUM
Retina and inflammation
ROOM 4
Chair: F. Bandello
13:00 – Triamcinolone preservative-free as non-responder ocular inflammations therapy. P. Neri
13:10 – The inflammatory and immunological component in retinal diseases. G. Querques
13:20 – AMD and neuro-inflammation. S. Miotto
13:30 – Effect of a mixture of fatty acids in a murine model of MD. P. Bagnoli
13:40 – Use of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide for macular edema: our experience with an on-label drug. A. Ciardella
13:50 – Discussion

13:00-14:00 ALCON SYMPOSIUM
Innovation in combined surgery
ROOM ADUA 1
Moderators: M. Romano, C. Mariotti
13:00 – Introduction and Interactive session “Questionnaire 1st wave”. M. Romano, C.Mariotti
13:15 – Innovation in cornea surgery and implications on ocular surface. V. Scorcia, F. Scaglione
13:25 – Innovation and advantages with Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery and implications for therapeutical approach. F. Barca, F. Scaglione
13:35 – Which are the crucial points in a combined procedures to obtain the best outcomes? M. Romano
13:45 – Interactive session “Questionnaire 2nd wave” and conclusions. M. Romano, C.Mariotti

13:00-14:00 ZEISS SYMPOSIUM
Intraoperative OCT: relevance in daily practice
ROOM ADUA 2
13:00 – Intraoperative OCT in highly myopic eyes. R. Tadayoni
13:12 – Importance of iOCT guidance in retinal surgery. S. Binder
13:24 – Subretinal evaluation by intraoperative OCT. H. Terasaki
13:36 – Use of intraoperative OCT in special indications. P. Stanga
13:48 – Discussion

13:00-14:00 Appropriateness and sustainability of the treatment of maculopathies
ROOM 101
13:00 – 10 years of AntiVEGF: what problems are still to be solved? F. Bandello
13:15 – 10 years of antiVEGF: evolution of appropriateness and of sustainability in real life of treatment in Italy. F. Boscia
13:30 – AntiVEGF: Switch or not switch. G. Staurenghi
13:45 – Discussion

13:00-14:00 NIDEK SYMPOSIUM
New views on the retina with multimodal imaging: correlating structure, function and retinal sensitivity
ROOM ADUA 3
Moderator: S.D. Schwartz
13:00 – Beyond the Structure: OCT Angiography and microperimetry in vitreoretinal interface disorders. D. Bacherini
13:15 – OCT Angiography: our experience. M. Nagpal
13:30 – Clinical utility of the OCT and retinal blood flow. S.D. Schwartz
13:45 – Discussion

MAIN SESSION (14:30-16:30)
14:30-15:30 RETINAL DETACHMENT
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Chairs: J. Garcia-Arumì, T. Avitabile, C. Mariotti
14:30 – Vitrectomy for RRD comparing cases with PFCL to those without PFCL. J. Moisseiev
14:35 – Small-Gauge PPV with gas for the repair of primary RRD with multiple and inferior breaks. F. Faraldi
14:40 – Factors influencing retinal displacement after pars plana vitrectomy for repair of RRD. A. Scupola
14:45 – When and how to perform retinotomy in retinal detachment surgery. J. Garcia-Arumì
14:50 – Discussion
15:00 – Posterior uveitis-associated rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. P. Brazitikos
15:05 – 27G+ and silicone oil in complicated traumatic retinal detachment. A. Nikolakopoulos
15:10 – Occurrence and treatment of diplopia after vitreoretinal surgery. U. Eckardt
15:15 – Retinal detachment due to paravascular or juxtapapillary retinal breaks over patchy chorioretinal atrophy. T. Caporossi
15:20 – Discussion

15:30-16:30 ASRS SESSION: VASCULAR RETINAL DISEASE
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Chairs: G. Shah, T. Hassan
15:30 – OCT A of retinal vascular diseases. S.G. Schwartz
15:37 – The role of inflammation in retinal vascular diseases. B. Kuppermann
15:44 – Long term effects of Anti-VEGF therapy on retinovascular diseases. C. Regillo
15:51 – Is ischemia in retinal vascular diseases reversible? T. Friberg
15:58 – New findings in MacTel2 as determined by multimodal imaging including volume rendered optical coherence tomography angiography. R. Spaide
16:05 – Vitrectomy for DME: why, how, and when. G. Shah
16:12 – Discussion

16:30-17:00 COFFEE BREAK & POSTERS 2 – SURGICAL RETINA

MAIN SESSION (17:00-19:15)
17:00-18:15 MYOPIC MACULOPATHY
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Chairs: A. Augustin, A. Brucker, M. Stirpe
17:00 – Role of OCT angiography in multimodal imaging of myopic CNV. A. Pece
17:05 – Myopic CNV: Anti-VEGF treatment long term results. P. Lanzetta
17:10 – Dome shaped macula. F. Boscia
17:15 – Vitreous floaters: is it time to change approach? Laser or surgery? A. Brucker
17:20 – Discussion

Myopic macular hole surgical techniques: televoting
17:35 – Autologous platelet rich plasma for the treatment of myopic macular holes. M. Figueroa
17:40 – Inverted flap for myopic macular holes. M. Mura
17:15 – Macular buckling as a first line treatment for myopic macular holes. C. Mateo
17:50 – Internal limiting membrane graft for persistent myopic macular holes after primary surgical failure. J. Nadal
17:55 – Autologous retina transplant for the treatment of myopic holes. T. Mahmoud
18:00 – Discussion

18:15-19:15 CHALLENGING CASES IN MEDICAL AND SURGICAL RETINA
AUDITORIUM & ROOM VERDE
Chairs: C. Claes, E. Cunha de Souza
Panelists: A. Lowenstein, D. Chow, G. Staurenghi, A. Brucker, B. Kuppermann

 

SUNDAY 30 APRIL 2017

MAIN SESSION (08:00-10:40)
08:00-09:30 FREE PAPERS 3 – SURGICAL RETINA 2
ROOM VERDE
Chairs: F. Devin, V. Morales Canton, G. Ripandelli
Moderators: C. Mariotti, S. Binder

08:00-09:30 FREE PAPERS 4 – MEDICAL RETINA 2
ROOM ONICE
Chairs: U. Menchini, G. Virgili
Moderators: F. Faraldi, S. Zweifel

09:30-10:30 VITREO-RETINAL SURGERY: THE A-B-C
ROOM VERDE
Chairs: V. De Molfetta, D. Wong, C. Azzolini
Moderators: D. Tognetto, G.M. Tosi, L. Caretti
09:30 – Ab-interno and Ab-externo surgery: what choice?. D. Tognetto
09:35 – Pneumatic retinopexy. M. Soni
09:40 – Chromovitrectomy and type of dyes: virtuosity or necessity?. K. Kadonosono
09:45 – Endophthalmitis management. F. Giansanti
09:50 – Discussion
10:00 – Proliferative diabetic retinopathy: what to know before starting?. T. Caporossi
10:05 – High myopia vitrectomy difficulties: how to approach?. M. Coppola
10:10 – Surgical and pharmacological strategies for the prevention of the PVR. A. Savastano
10:15 – Discussion

10:30-10:40 LECTURE
ROOM VERDE
– Type of endotamponades and their use and how to obtain a perfect filling. D. Wong

10:40-11:00 COFFEE BREAK

MAIN SESSION (11:00-13:15)
11:00-12:00 MISTERY CASES
ROOM VERDE
Moderators: F. Boscia, R. Tadayoni
Panelists: G. Pertile, M. Figueroa, A. Capone, P. Stanga, E. EL Rayes, V. Morales Canton, C. Azzolini, M. Nagpal,
T. Rossi, A. Kumar

12:00-13:00 VITREO-RETINAL SURGERY – ADVANCED COURSE
ROOM VERDE
Chairs: G. Lesnoni, K. Kadonosono
Moderators: G. Beltrame, P. Arpa, T. Rossi
12:00 – Unresolved issues in anesthesia for ophthalmic surgery. C. Adembri
12:05 – Vitreo-retinal surgery in pediatric age: the differences from the adult surgery. F. Barca
12:10 – Appropriate machine settings in different pathologic conditions. D. Steel
12:15 – Combining scleral buckle and vitrectomy: when? J. Garcia-Arumì
12:20 – Discussion
12:30 – Macular buckle. B. Parolini
12:35 – Choroidal patch in AMD patients: when recommend to the patient? G. Pertile
12:40 – Recurrence of PVR under silicon oil. D. Wong
12:45 – Vitreous surgery for pellet ocular trauma. S. Natarajan
12:50 – Discussion

13:00-13:15 FREE PAPER “LUIGI BARCA” AWARD
ROOM VERDE