Medical Retina

13 – 17 June 2016, Lugano/Switzerland

Scientific coordinators: Borja Corcóstegui, Spain; Bruno Falcomatà, Italy

MONDAY, 13 JUNE 2016
wAMD
09:00 Imaging and assessment of wet AMD from the onset to the burn-out: anatomic classification, functional classification, defining the structural damage and the extension of fibrotic and neovascular tissue, signs of improvement or of deterioration during follow-up; defining burn-out. Paulo E. Stanga, UK
11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:30 Patterns of response to anti-VEGF treatment Giovanni Staurenghi, Italy
12:00 wAMD the importance of an early treatment and of the regimen of treatment Paulo E. Stanga, UK
12:30 LUNCH
wAMD AFTERNOON SMART-CHECK: THE ESSENTIAL YOU NEED TO SEARCH FOR A
FAST DIAGNOSIS, PROGNOSIS AND CHOICE OF TREATMENT
13:30 Smart-Check of CNV with low activity: case studies Giovanni Staurenghi, Italy
14:00 Smart-Check of CNV with high activity: case studies Paulo E. Stanga, UK
14:30 Smart-Check of vascularized or of vascular PED: case studies
15:00 COFFEE BREAK
15:30 Smart-Check of RAP and of PVC: case studies Giovanni Staurenghi, Italy
16:00 – 16:30 Pattern of evolution of myopic CNV: case studies
TUESDAY, 14 JUNE 2016
RVO DAY
09:00 Anti VEGF, steroid, combination therapy for ME in RVO Anat Loewenstein, Israel
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 Case studies Anat Loewenstein, Israel
12:00 Treatment algorithm and answers to controversial topics
12:30 LUNCH
IMPORTANCE OF VITREOMACULAR INTERFACE IN RETINAL DISEASES
13:30 ERM (epiretinal membrane) Joseph Moisseiev, Israel
14:00 VMT (vitreomacular adhesion and traction and PVD)
14:30 COFFEE BREAK
15:00 Lamellar and full-thickness macular hole Joseph Moisseiev, Israel
15:30 – 16:00 Management of vitreous floaters
WEDNESDAY, 15 JUNE 2016
INTRAOCULAR TUMORS COURSE: DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, OUTCOMES
08:30 Differential diagnosis Stefan Seregard, Sweden
09:00 Non melanocytic tumors Arun D. Singh, USA
09:30 Melanocytic tumors Stefan Seregard, Sweden
10:00 Vascular tumors Arun D. Singh, USA
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 Treatment methods: radiation, surgery, others Stefan Seregard, Sweden
11:30 Retinoblastoma Arun D. Singh, USA
12:00 Case discussions Stefan Seregard, Sweden
Arun D. Singh, USA
12:30 LUNCH
DRY MACULA AFTERNOON SMART-CHECK: THE ESSENTIAL YOU NEED TO SEARCH
FOR A FAST DIAGNOSIS, PROGNOSIS AND CHOICE OF TREATMENT
13:30 Smart-Check and cases study of:
– GA during anti-VEGF treatment
– Macular Drusen and Dry AMD
– Macular pattern dystrophies
Giuseppe Querques, Italy
15:00 COFFEE BREAK
15:30 – 16:30 Smart-Check and cases study of:
– Stargardt disease
– Best disease
– Cone dystrophies
Giuseppe Querques, Italy
THURSDAY, 16 JUNE 2016
DR SMART-CHECK: THE ESSENTIAL YOU NEED TO SEARCH FOR A FAST DIAGNOSIS, PROGNOSIS AND CHOICE OF TREATMENT
08:30 Smart-Check of DME: cases study Massimo Nicolò, Italy
09:15 Pattern of response to intravitreal treatment during the loading phase: cases study Maurizio Battaglia Parodi, Italy
09:45 Smart-Check of the treatment: how fast you decide to go on, combine or
switch: cases study
10:15 COFFEE BREAK
10:45 Clinical decision for PRN or T/E: cases study Maurizio Battaglia Parodi, Italy
11:30 Smart-Check for ending the treatment in PRN and T/E: cases study Massimo Nicolò, Italy
12:00 Dry and stable macula but VA less than 20/20: on might obtain more?
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 Bilateral DME: same day or not, same treatment or not Massimo Nicolò, Italy
14:30 When laser can improve visual acuity: cases study Maurizio Battaglia Parodi, Italy
15:00 COFFEE BREAK
15:30 – 16:00 PDR treatment Massimo Nicolò, Italy
FRIDAY, 17 JUNE 2016
PEDIATRIC RETINOPATHIES COURSE
08:30 Smart-Check of ROP at risk-stages: case studies Georges Caputo, France
09:00 Technique of laser and anti-VEGF, follow-up
09:45 Coats disease and persistent fetal vasculature syndrome: case studies
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy: case studies Georges Caputo, France
11:45 Pediatric retinoschisis and retinal rhegmatogenous degenerations
12:15 – 12:45 Certificates and farewell