Medical Retina

2015 Seventh Module

7 – 11 September 2015, Lugano/Switzerland
(Preliminary Programme)

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

MONDAY, 7 SEPTEMBER 2015
A FOCAL POINT ON CSC
09:00 Epidemiology and pathogenesis. Symptomatology Sarah Mrejen, France
10:00 Clinical manifestations. Concepts for a correct diagnosis. Masquerading syndroms Massimo Nicolò, Italy
10:45 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 Features of acute and chronic CSC: matching OCT with funduscopic, autofluorescent, and angiographic images Sarah Mrejen, FranceMassimo Nicolò, Italy
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 Long standing CSC. Cystoid and vascularized CSC. Massimo Nicolò, Italy
14:30 COFFEE BREAK
CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF CSC
14:45 Treatment options Sarah Mrejen, France
15:45 – 16:45 Clinical cases of management of CSC Sarah Mrejen, FranceMassimo Nicolò, Italy
TUESDAY, 8 SEPTEMBER 2015
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
MULTIMODAL IMAGING
13:30 Autofluorescence: NIR, SW and others Arun D. Singh, USA
14:00 Angiography: Fluorescein and ICG Arun D. Singh, USA
14:30 Echography: B scan, A scan, UBM Stefan Seregard, Sweden
15:00 OCT: SDI vs EDI Arun D. Singh, USA
15:30 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Stefan Seregard, Sweden
16:00 – 16:30 Case discussions Stefan Seregard, Sweden
Arun D. Singh, USA
WEDNESDAY, 9 SEPTEMBER 2015
RVO
08:45 Management of the first 6 months of ME in RVO Bora Eldem, Turkey
09:15 Long-term management of ME in RVO Paulo E. Stanga, UK
10:30 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 Dealing with retinal non-perfusion during treatment of ME in RVO Bora Eldem, Turkey
11:30 Presentation of practical clinical cases Bora Eldem, Turkey Paulo E. Stanga, UK
12:30 LUNCH
DME
13:30 DME with visual impairment: protocols of treatment Bora Eldem, Turkey
14:30 Characterization of chronic DME and evaluation of utility and possibility of treatment Paulo E. Stanga, UK
15:00 Combination therapies Paulo E. Stanga, UK
15:45 – 16:30 Presentation of practical clinical cases Bora Eldem, Turkey Paulo E. Stanga, UK
THURSDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER 2015
MICROPULSE LASER COURSE
08:45 Basic principle of laser for PRP and DME. How does parameters matters? Victor Chong, UK
10:00 COFFEE BREAK
10:30 Role of laser in DME in 2015. Difficult type of subthreshold laser for DME Victor Chong, UK
11:30 Case studies of using micropulse laser, including CSR, RVO Victor Chong, UK
12:30 LUNCH
NEOVASCULAR MACULOPATHIES
13:30 What we have learned in the diagnosis of wet AMD after almost 10 years of anti-VEGF treatment Michael Georgopoulos, Austria
14:30 The power and the limit of anti-VEGF treatment of wAMD: advice and pearls to get maximum efficiency
15:30 – 16:30 Clinical cases of management of myopic and other CNV
FRIDAY, 11 SEPTEMBER 2015
MULTIMODAL IMAGING COMPARISON IN NEOVASCULAR MACULOPATHIES
09:00 Imaging CNV with FA, ICG-A and angio-OCT Michael Georgopoulos, Austria
09:30 Peculiar angiographic and OCT aspects of monitoring of RAP, PCV, angioid streaks, and myopic CNV
10:15 Imaging predictive factors of visual results following treatment of early & advanced AMD
10:45 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 Imaging features of activity, remission, reactivation of CNV in AMD, and myopic CNV Michael Georgopoulos, Austria
11:45 The value of FA and ICG-A when fail anti-VEGF therapy
12:15 – 12:45 Certificates and farewell