Glaucoma

29 August – 2 September 2016, Lugano/Switzerland

Scientific coordinator: Carlo E. Traverso, Italy

MONDAY, 29 AUGUST 2016
08:30 – 12:30 Session I
Welcome Carlo E. Traverso, Italy
Angle closure Carlo E. Traverso, Italy
Clinical evaluation of the ONH. Case presentations. John Thygesen, Denmark
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 17:30 Session II
Surgical techniques and complications Carlo E. Traverso, Italy
Techniques for developmental glaucomas. Cyclodestruction. John Thygesen, Denmark
TUESDAY, 30 AUGUST 2016
08:30 – 12:30 Session III
Trabs and tubes (preparatory lectures to Wet-Lab) John Thygesen, DenmarkCarlo E. Traverso, Italy
Wet-Lab: Trabeculectomy, implants & tubes John Thygesen, DenmarkPaolo Brusini, Italy
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 17:30 Session IV
Deep sclerectomy. Canaloplasty (preparatory lectures to Wet-Lab) Paolo Brusini, Italy Alain Bron, France
Wet-Lab: Non-penetrating surgery & trabeculectomy Paolo Brusini, Italy Alain Bron, France
WEDNESDAY, 31 AUGUST 2016
08:30 – 12:30 Session V
VF & Structure: detection of disease and of disease progression I Paolo Brusini, Italy
IOP lowering medications and non-IOP lowering treatment for glaucoma Alain Bron, France
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 17:30 Session VI
VF & Structure: detection of disease and of disease progression II Paolo Brusini, Italy
Case presentations Alain Bron, France
THURSDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER 2016
08:30 – 12:30 Session VII
Treatment algorithms. Low tech disc assessment Barbara Cvenkel, Slovenia
IOP measurement and risk factors in glaucoma Vincenzo Russo, Italy
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 17:30 Session VIII
Laser treatment Barbara Cvenkel, Slovenia
Which target IOP for which patient? Pearls and pitfalls in glaucoma management Vincenzo Russo, Italy
FRIDAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 2016
08:30 – 12:30 Session IX
Genetic issues in glaucoma care and research Ananth Viswanathan, UK
Priorities in managing glaucoma patients Enrico Martini, Italy
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 16:30 Session X
The risk of handicap from glaucoma Ananth Viswanathan, UK
Practicalities for preventing laser and surgical complications Enrico Martini, Italy
Closing remarks
16:30 – 17:00 Certificates and farewell