Advanced & Intermediate Surgical Retina

6 – 10 February 2017, Lugano/Switzerland

MONDAY, 6 FEBRUARY 2017
THOUGH RHEGMATOGENOUS RETINAL DETACHMENTS
08:30 Pre-test and welcome
09:00 Smart Check of retinal detachment secondary to big retinal breaks (giant tears, retinodialysis) and make-up the surgery’s plan Stanislao Rizzo, Italy
09:45 Surgery of RD secondary to big retinal breaks, fundamental steps, cases peculiarity unforeseen events and complications Grazia Pertile, Italy
10:45 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 Techniques of retinal shortage (shortening) ab externo and ab interno Stanislao Rizzo, Italy
11:45 Surgical and pharmacological strategies for the prevention of the PVR
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 Use of the tamponades as surgical tools and as vitreous substitutes Grazia Pertile, Italy
14:00 Dealing with intra-op and early and late post-op tamponade’s complications
15:15 COFFEE BREAK
15:45 Surgical approach at a redetachment under silicone oil Stanislao Rizzo, Italy
16:15 – 16:45 Surgical cases study Grazia Pertile, Italy
TUESDAY, 7 FEBRUARY 2017
PITS AND PEARLS FOR PRINCIPLE STEPS OF VITRECTOMY
09:00 Vitreous anatomy in relation to physics of vitrectomy Anselm Jünemann, Germany
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 Ocular trauma in hands of the vitreoretinal surgeon Robert Rejdak, Poland
12:00 Preparatory lecture to Wet-Lab
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 17:00 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab + Video Session: Challenging cases and complications in vitreoretinal surgery Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Robert Rejdak, Poland
WEDNESDAY, 8 FEBRUARY 2017
08:30 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab
+ Video Session: Challenging cases and complications in vitreoretinal surgery
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Robert Rejdak, Poland
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 17:00 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab
+ Video Session: Challenging cases and complications in vitreoretinal surgery
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Robert Rejdak, Poland
THURSDAY, 9 FEBRUARY 2017
09:00 Wet-Lab / Dry-Lab Anselm Jünemann, Germany
Robert Rejdak, Poland
12:30 LUNCH
PVR
13:30 PVR evaluation and surgical approach José García-Arumí, Spain
14:00 Pearls and tricks of membrane dissection, PFCL and staining of membranes
14:45 COFFEE BREAK
15:15 – Retinotomy/retinectomy
– Subretinal membranes in PVR
José García-Arumí, Spain
16:30 – 17:15 Trauma and PVR Cases
FRIDAY, 10 FEBRUARY 2017
TECHNOLOGY FOR VITREORETINAL SURGERY
08:30 New cutters and fluidic control Harry Bennett, UK
09:00 Improving vitreous visualization: lights, dyes and contrast sensitivity
09:30 New instrumentation for 25 and 27 gauge vitrectomy
10:15 COFFEE BREAK
10:45 Pearls and pits for principal steps in mininvasive vitrectomy Harry Bennett, UK
11:30 Management of RRD Stratos Gotzaridis, Greece
12:00 Epiretinal and subretinal membranes and Management of Dislocated IOLs
12:30 LUNCH
VITREORETINAL SURGERY IN HIGH MYOPIA
13:30 Surgical indications, treatment, potential complications and visual result of vitreomacular schisis vitrectomy in high myopic eyes Stratos Gotzaridis, Greece
14:00 Retinal rhegmatogenous detachment in high myopia
14:30 Management of a MH with or without retinal detachment in high myopic eye
15:30 COFFEE BREAK
16:00 “Head-up” vitreoretinal surgery: integrated system OCT-video 3d and video cases Stratos Gotzaridis, Greece
17:00 – 17:30 Test, certificates and farewell