Medical and Surgical Retina

ESASO Asia 1st Module 2014

14 March – 17 March 2014, Singapore

08:15 Registration  
08:45 Introduction & welcome
Overview of program
Adrian Koh, Singapore
Giuseppe Guarnaccia, Italy
09:00 Fluorescein and indocyanine green angiography in AMD Nikolle Tan, Singapore
10:00 ICGA diagnosis of Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV)
11:00 TEA  
11:15 When to perform ICGA? How to interpret an ICG? Nikolle Tan, Singapore
12:15 The OCT in outer retinal diseases Adrian Koh, Singapore
13:15 LUNCH  
14:00 Role of fundus autoflourescence in retinal diseases Adrian Koh, Singapore
15:00 Poor vision of unknown cause: evaluation and using electrodiagnostic tests Gemmy Cheung, Singapore
16:00 TEA  
16:15 Multifocal ERG in clinical practice Gemmy Cheung, Singapore
17:15 Inherited macular and retinal dystrophies
08:30 Clinical approach to examination and diagnosis of AMD Paisan Ruamviboonsuk, Thailand
09:30 Current evidence based approach to management of exudative AMD Tim Nolan, Australia
10:30 TEA  
10:45 Grading of diabetic retinopathy; the role of systemic control on DR Victor Chong, United Kingdom
11:45 Medical and surgical treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy Tim Nolan, Australia
12:45 LUNCH  
13:30 Ocular & systemic safety of anti VEGF therapy Tim Nolan, Australia
14:30 New classification of vitreomacular traction and the role of pharmacologic vitreolysis for vitreomacular adhesion syndromes
15:30 TEA  
15:45 Indications and techniques of laser photocoagulation in diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy Victor Chong, United Kingdom
16:45 Evidence based management of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
17:45 Current management of Retinal Vein Occlusions
09:00 Macular complications of Pathologic Myopia: CNV, macular hole, myopic schisis Paisan Ruamviboonsuk, Thailand
10:00 Central serous chorioretinopathy – diagnosis and treatment
11:00 TEA  
11:15 Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy – Asian variant fo neovascular AMD? Adrian Koh, Singapore
12:15 Management of anti-VEGF non-responders
13:15 LUNCH  
14:00 Principles of management of re-detachments, including proliferative vitreoretinopathy Yusuke Oshima, Japan
15:00 Minimally invasive macular surgery for vitreomacular traction, epiretinal membrane and macular hole
16:00 TEA  
16:15 Vitrectomy for diabetic traction retinal detachment, tips and pitfalls Yusuke Oshima, Japan
09:00 Peripheral retinal degenerations and retinal detachments: when to offer prophylactic treatment? Ong Sze Guan, Singapore
10:00 Scleral buckling for rhegmatogenous RD: indications, contraindications, pearls and pitfalls
11:00 TEA  
11:15 Tamponade agents in retinal surgery Ong Sze Guan, Singapore
12:15 Summary/ Closing remarks
Award of ESASO certificates
Adrian Koh, Singapore
13:15 LUNCH