Medical and Surgical Retina

2013 Eighth Module

7 – 11 October 2013, Ankara/Turkey

 
MONDAY, 7 OCTOBER 2013
09:00 Evolution of the treatment approaches in age-related macular degeneration Öner Gelişken, Turkey
09:45 Current role of laser treatment in diabetic retinopathy
10:30 TEA BREAK
10:45 Peripheric retinal lesions and prophylactic treatment for retinal detachment
11:30 ROP: Clinic, screening, follow-up, treatment Figen Batıoğlu, Turkey
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 – 17:00 Wet-Lab  
     
TUESDAY, 8 OCTOBER 2013
08:30 Retinal angiomatous proliferation (RAP), Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) Figen Batıoğlu, Turkey
09:30 Lesions that may be misdiagnosed as AMD: Retinal telangiectasia,
Adult-onset vitelliform dystrophy, Chronic central serous chorioretinopathy
Emin Özmert, Turkey
10:45 TEA BREAK
11:00 Basic Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF): clinical cases
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 – 17:00 Wet-Lab  
     
WEDNESDAY, 9 OCTOBER 2013
  TECHNOLOGICAL LAB & RETINAL IMAGING  
08:30 Part 1: Technological Expertise
. History and basic technology of CIRRUS instruments
. Live demo of CIRRUS capabilities:
– Features & benefits
– How to address clinical challenges with CIRRUS technology
(artifacts, small pupils, floaters etc.)
Peter Roelofs, Netherlands
09:45 TEA BREAK  
10:00 Part 2: Clinical Expert(s)
. Imaging of wet AMD: site, size, activity, fluid, scarring and atrophy
. OCT and Fluoroangiographic follow-up of anti-VEGF treatment in wet AMD
. Imaging of Diabetic Macular Edema: focal/diffuse; central/para-central; ischemic/non-ischemic; tractional/non-tractional
. Enface OCT after Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling
Micol Alkabes, Italy
12.30 LUNCH  
13:30 Changing role of vitreous: structure, function, physiology of vitreous surgery, PVD, abnormal PVD and related vitreoretinal surface disorders, enzymatic vitreolysis and future Cengiz Aras, Turkey
14:30 – 18:00 Wet-Lab  
   
THURSDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2013
08:30 Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: pathophysiology, clinical assessment and the principles of external buckling surgery Nicholas Evans, UK
10:00 TEA BREAK  
10:15 Small gauge surgery (23-G and 27-G): Advantages, avoidance and management of complications, use of silicone and other tamponades, challenging cases Christoph Scholda, Austria
11:30 Diabetic macular edema: classification, treatment algorithm,
follow-up
12:45 LUNCH
13:30 – 17:00 Wet-Lab  
 
FRIDAY, 11 OCTOBER 2013
08:30 3-D/HD LIVE SURGERY Borja Corcóstegui, Spain
Emin Özmert, Turkey
12:00 LUNCH  
13.00 Surgical treatment of diabetic retinopathy Borja Corcóstegui, Spain
14:00 Subretinal hemorrhage: etiology, diagnosis, management and prognosis Cengiz Aras, Turkey
15:30 TEA BREAK
15:45 Infective endophthalmitis: classification, diagnosis, management, prognosis and prophylaxis
16:30 – 17:00 Certificates and farewell