Medical and Surgical Retina

ESASO Asia Course 2014

17 August – 20 August 2014, Shanghai/China

13:00 Registration  
14:00 Introduction & welcome by ESASO, Aier School of Ophthalmology, Central South Univ.
Overview of program
Adrian Koh, Singapore
Tang Shibo, PRC
Giuseppe Guarnaccia, Italy
14:30 Interpreting the macular OCT Gabriel Coscas, France
15:30 New developments of OCT for retinal diseases, including EDI, swept source, en-face OCT
16:30 TEA
16:45 Multimodal imaging: how can we use it in clinical practice?
17:45 When to perform ICGA? How do I interpret an ICG?
08:30 The diagnosis and treatment of dry AMD: drusen, geographic atrophy Alexander Brucker, USA
09:30 Current evidence-based approach to management of neovascular AMD:
Which drug? Which treatment regimen?
Neil Bressler, USA
10:30 TEA  
10:45 What do we do with PED, RAP and RPE rips? Tang Shibo, PRC
11:45 Ocular and systemic safety issues in the management of AMD Neil Bressler, USA
12:45 LUNCH  
13:30 Welcome by Chinese Ocular Fundus Diseases Society (COFDS) Li Xiaoxin, PRC
13:45 Anti-VEGF non-responders: definition, management strategies Adrian Koh, Singapore
14:45 Ocular and systemic safety of anti-VEGF therapy Li Xiaoxin, PRC
15:45 New clinical trials for dry and wet AMD Alexander Brucker, USA
16:45 TEA  
17:00 Management of DME in the long term: follow-up, response to treatment, criteria for retreatment, frequency of retreatment, switching treatments Li Xiaoxin, PRC
18:00 Central serous chorioretinopathy – current concepts and management
08:00 Diabetic retinopathy grading & classification Sun Xiaodong, PRC
09:00 Evidence-based management of diabetic macular edema Neil Bressler, USA
10:00 TEA  
10:15 Current management of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) – role of laser PRP, anti-VEGF agents and surgery Adrian Koh, Singapore
11:15 Diabetic retinopathy masterclass: interactive case discussion Alexander Brucker, USA
12:15 Diagnosis and management of Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) Adrian Koh, Singapore
13:15 LUNCH  
14:00 Macular complications of Pathologic Myopia: CNV, macular hole, myopic schisis Lai Chi Chun, Taiwan
15:00 White dot syndromes: diagnosis and differential diagnoses Zhang Ming, PRC
15:30 RVO masterclass: interactive case discussion Tang Shibo, PRC
16:00 TEA  
16:15 Classification and treatment of X-linked congenital retinoschisis Tang Shibo, PRC
16:45 Classification and Management of Retinal Vein Occlusions Chen Youxin, PRC
17:30 RVO masterclass: interactive case discussion Lai Chi Chun, Taiwan
09:00 New classification of vitreomacular traction and the role of pharmacologic vitreolysis for vitreomacular adhesion syndromes Lai Chi Chun, Taiwan
10:00 Peripheral retinal degenerations and retinal detachments: when to offer prophylactic treatment? Ong Sze Guan, Singapore
11:00 Vitrectomy for diabetic traction retinal detachment: indications, tips and pitfalls Ma Zhizhong, PRC
12:00 LUNCH  
13:00 Scleral buckling for rhegmatogenous RD: indications, contraindications, pearls and pitfalls Ong Sze Guan, Singapore
14:00 Minimally invasive macular surgery for vitreomacular traction, epiretinal membrane and macular hole
15:00 Intravitreal injections: important techniques in preventing endophthalmitis & management of endophthalmitis Zhao Mingwei, PRC
16:00 Summary/Closing remarks
Award of ESASO certificates
Adrian Koh, Singapore
Giuseppe Guarnaccia, Italy