Medical Retina

2013 Tenth Module

17 – 20 May 2013, ESASO Asia – Singapore Campus

FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2013
  Fluorescein and indocyanine green angiography in AMD & PCV Tock Han Lim, Singapore
  Role of OCT in management of AMD
16:00 TEA BREAK  
16:30 – 17:30 Role of fundus autoflourescence in retinal diseases Adrian Koh, Singapore
08:45 AMD & NON AMD CNV  
  Welcome & opening remarks Adrian Koh, Singapore
Giuseppe Guarnaccia, Italy
  AMD: Approach to clinical examination and diagnostic procedures Francesco Bandello, Italy
  Current evidence based approach to management of exudative AMD
10:30 TEA BREAK  
10:45 Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy: Asian variant of neovascular AMD Adrian Koh, Singapore
  Ocular & systemic safety of anti VEGF therapy Francesco Bandello, Italy
12:45 LUNCH  
13:30 Practice pearls: Technique, complications and counseling for intravitreal injections, diagnosis & management of endophthalmitis Das Taraprasad, India
  Macular complications of Pathologic Myopia: CNV, macular hole, myopic schisis Sze Guan Ong, Singapore
  Peripheral retinal degenerations and retinal detachments: when to offer prophylactic treatments
15:00 TEA BREAK  
15:30 Retinopathy of prematurity, retinal diseases in childhood Lingam Gopal, Singapore
16:30 – 17:00 Summary & closing remarks Adrian Koh, Singapore
SUNDAY, 19 MAY 2013
  DR grading & classification, new trials on systemic control of DR Neil Bressler, USA
  Role & techniques of laser photocoagulation in Diabetic Retinopathy Das Taraprasad, India
10:30 TEA BREAK  
11:00 Evidence based management of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) Neil Bressler, USA
  Interactive case discussion: Diabetic Retinopathy Das Taraprasad, India
Neil Bressler, USA
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 Management of Retinal Vein Occlusions Shibo Tang, China
  Other retinal vascular diseases: PFT, radiation retinopathy, Coats disease, macroaneurysm Das Taraprasad, India
15:30 TEA BREAK  
16:00 Interactive case discussion: RVO, retinal vascular diseases Das Taraprasad, India
Shibo Tang, China
17:00 – 17:30 Summary & closing remarks, Award of ESASO certificates Adrian Koh, Singapore
Giuseppe Guarnaccia, Italy
MONDAY, 20 MAY 2013 Hotel Regent, Singapore
In partnership with ESASO Euopean School for Advanced Studies
in Ophthalmology
08:30 Welcome address & introduction to keynote speaker Ajeet Wagle, Singapore
  Keynote lecture: Anti-VEGF therapy in management of DME Neil Bressler, USA
09:30 DME Symposium Chair: Adrian Koh, Singapore
  Diagnosis and classification of DME-pearls and pitfall Gemmy Cheung, Singapore
  Is there still a role for lasers in the management of DME? Edmund Wong, Singapore
  Panel Discussion: DME case studies  
10:30 TEA BREAK  
10:45 RVO Symposium Chair: Ajeet Wagle, Singapore
  RVO-pathophysiology and classification Nikolle Tan, Singapore
  Management of RVO: Current state-of-the-art Shibo Tang, China
  Panel Discussion: RVO case studies  
11:30 AMD Symposium I  
  Role and vision of AMD Alliance International Narinder Sharma, UK
  Raising awareness of AMD in the Asia Pacific region Au Eong Kah Guan, Singapore
  Understanding risk factors for AMD Kenneth Fong, Singapore
  What‘s new in the management of dry AMD? Lekha Gopal, Singapore
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 Management of wet AMD: Current state-of-the-art Tien Yin Wong, Singapore
  Pearls in AMD imaging Neil Bressler, USA
  Current concepts in management of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy Tock Han Lim, Singapore
  What is the optimal dosing regimen for my AMD patients? Ajeet Wagle, Singapore
14:30 TEA BREAK  
14:45 AMD Symposium II Chair: Adrian Koh, Singapore
  Safety considerations: is there more to it than meets the eye? Das Taraprasad, India
  Managing anti-VEGF non-responders: could it be anything else? Adrian Koh, Singapore
  Managing unusual AMD treatment outcomes Doric Wong, Singapore
  Panel Discussion: Challenging scenarios in AMD management  
16:30 – 17:00 Summary & closing remarks