Glaucoma

2014 Ninth Module

1 September – 5 September 2014, Lugano/Switzerland
(Preliminary Programme)

Scientific coordinators:
Peng Khaw, UK; Fotis Topouzis, Greece; Carlo E. Traverso, Italy; Ingeborg Stalmans, Belgium

 
MONDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER 2014
08:30–12:30 Session I  
  Welcome Carlo E. Traverso, Italy
  Angle closure Carlo E. Traverso, Italy
  Clinical evaluation of the ONH Ingeborg Stalmans, Belgium
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 – 17:30 Session II  
  Surgical techniques and complications Carlo E. Traverso, Italy
  Wound healing and safer surgery Ingeborg Stalmans, Belgium
     
TUESDAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 2014
08:30 – 12:30 Session III  
  Trabs and tubes (preparatory lectures to Wet-Lab) Giorgio Marchini, Italy
Carlo E. Traverso, Italy
  Wet-Lab: Trabeculectomy, implants & tubes Giorgio Marchini, Italy
Carlo E. Traverso, Italy
12.30 LUNCH  
13:30 – 17:30 Session IV  
  Deep sclerectomy. Viscocanalostomy. (preparatory lectures to Wet-Lab) Paolo Brusini, Italy
Tarek Shaarawy, Switzerland
  Wet-Lab: Non-penetrating surgery & trabeculectomy Giorgio Marchini, Italy
Carlo E. Traverso, Italy
Paolo Brusini, Italy
Tarek Shaarawy, Switzerland
     
WEDNESDAY, 3 SEPTEMBER 2014
08:30 – 12:30 Session V  
  VF: detection of disease and of disease progression I Paolo Brusini, Italy
  IOP measurement and risk factors in Glaucoma Rupert Bourne, UK
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 – 17:30 Session VI  
  VF: detection of disease and of disease progression II Paolo Brusini, Italy
Imaging for glaucoma detection and progression Rupert Bourne, UK
   
THURSDAY, 4 SEPTEMBER 2014
08:30 – 12:30 Session VII  
  Treatment algorithms. Low tech disc assessment Barbara Cvenkel, Slovenia
  IOP lowering medications and non-IOP lowering treatment for glaucoma John Thygesen, Denmark
12:30 LUNCH  
Session VIII
General health issues in glaucoma patients: pearls and pitfalls in glaucoma management John Thygesen, Denmark
Laser treatment Barbara Cvenkel, Slovenia
 
 
FRIDAY, 5 SEPTEMBER 2014
08:30 – 12:30 Session IX  
  Case presentations Fotis Topouzis, Greece
  Genetic issues in glaucoma care and research Ananth Viswanathan, UK
12.30 LUNCH  
13:30 – 16:30 Session X  
  Priorities in managing glaucoma patients Fotis Topouzis, Greece
  The risk of handicap from glaucoma Ananth Viswanathan, UK
  Closing remarks Fotis Topouzis, Greece
16:30 – 17:00 Certificates and farewell