Medical Retina

2015 Second Module

2 – 6 February 2015, Lugano/Switzerland (Preliminary Programme)

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

 
MONDAY, 2 FEBRUARY 2015
  A FOCAL POINT ON TAILORED TREATMENT OF DME IN REAL LIFE SITUATIONS  
08:45 Moderate NPDR with CME and: 1) well defined leaking points and
2) CME with leakage from undefined source and no tractional component
Ali Erginay, France
09:30 CME with evident VMA or ERM in moderate NPDR
10:00 What if PPDR or early PDR instead of NPDR in the previous 3 CME scenarios? Sobha Sivaprasad, UK
10:30 COFFEE BREAK  
11:00 What if high risk PDR? Sobha Sivaprasad, UK
11:30 Non perfused CME
12:00 Multiple treatment choices for patients with bilateral CME Edoardo Midena, Italy
12:30 LUNCH  
13:30 Chronic & refractory CME Edoardo Midena, Italy
  MULTIMODAL IMAGING COMPARISON IN DME  
15:00 Features of naive DME: matching OCT with monocromal, autofluorescence, and angiographic images Edoardo Midena, Italy
15:30 Hallmarks of response to the therapy and of regression of DME Sobha Sivaprasad, UK
16:00 Hallmarks of early and late non-responding DME Ali Erginay, France
16:30 Characteristics of chronic DME Sobha Sivaprasad, UK
17:00 – 17:30 Imaging beyond SD-OCT in DME Ali Erginay, France
     
TUESDAY, 3 FEBRUARY 2015
  NEOVASCULAR MACULOPATHIES  
09:00 Early detection of neovascular forms and differential diagnosis
(CNV, RAP, PVP, myopic CNV, other forms mimicking CNV)
Giovanni Staurenghi, Italy
09:30 Clinical cases of management of CNV in AMD: the use of Ranibizumab and
Aflibercept from clinical trials to clinical practice. Clinical cases of management
of PCV: PDT, Ranibizumab, Aflibercept
10:00 Clinical cases of management of RAP
10:30 COFFEE BREAK  
11:00 Clinical cases of management of PCV Giovanni Staurenghi, Italy
11:30 Clinical cases of management of myopic CNV and other CNV
12:30 LUNCH  
  MULTIMODAL IMAGING COMPARISON IN NEOVASCULAR MACULOPATHIES  
13:30 Peculiar aspects of angiographic and OCT monitoring of RAP and PVP Giovanni Staurenghi, Italy
14:00 Differentiation between drusen, reticular pseudodrusen, and ghost drusen Pearse A Keane, UK
14:30 Hallmarks of progression from early to intermediate to advanced AMD
15:00 Hallmarks of early and late non-responding AMD
15:30 Imaging features of activity, remission, reactivation of CNV in AMD and myopic CNV
16:00 – 17:00 Imaging predictive factors of visual results following treatment of early &
advanced AMD
     
WEDNESDAY, 4 FEBRUARY 2015
  MULTIMODAL IMAGING OF MACULAR DYSTROPHIES  
09:00 Diagnosis and evolution of:
– Stargardt disease
– Best disease
– Pattern dystrophy
– Cone dystrophy
Gisbert Richard, Germany
11:00 COFFEE BREAK  
11:30 Diagnosis and evolution of angioid streaks Maurizio Battaglia Parodi, Italy
12:00 Other dystrophies (Sorsby, Doyne, Bull’s eye)
12:30 LUNCH  
  OTHER RETINAL VASCULAR DISEASES  
13:30 Diagnosis and management of:
– Mac Tel 1 and 2
– Radiation retinopathy
– Coats disease
Gisbert Richard, Germany
15:00 Diagnosis and management of:
– Macroaneurysms
– Retinal arterial occlusion
Maurizio Battaglia Parodi, Italy
  ME IN RVO  
15:30 From the occlusion of the most little venous vessel to CRVO, standard or tailored treatment if ME ? Francesco Boscia, Italy
16:30 Indications for a combined treatment
17:00 Hallmarks of early and late non-responding ME
17:30 – 18:00 Characteristics of chronic ME
   
THURSDAY, 5 FEBRUARY 2015
  ME IN RVO  
09:30 Are retreatment criteria for RVO equal, similar, or different from that of DME and AMD? Dov Weinberger, Israel
10:00 Does the presence of peripheral ischemia influence the choice of ME treatment any more?
10:30 COFFEE BREAK  
11:00 Vitreoretinal interface in RVO and role of surgery Dov Weinberger, Israel
11:30 Clinical cases
12:00 LUNCH  
  ME IN RVO: MULTIMODAL IMAGING COMPARISON  
13:00 Features of naive ME: matching OCT with monocromal, autofluorescence, and angiographic images Dov Weinberger, Israel
13:30 Hallmarks of response to the therapy and of regression of ME
14:00 When SD-OCT needs En Face OCT and EDI OCT in RVO
14:30 – 16:00 Clinical research: concepts and tools Gabriela Burian, Switzerland
 
FRIDAY, 6 FEBRUARY 2015
  MICROPULSE LASER COURSE  
08:30 Subthreshold laser therapy Jan Keunen, Netherlands
09:00 Micropulse laser and the differences from other subthreshold laser techniques
09:30 Setting the micropulse laser: standardized or individualized setting? Victor Chong, UK
10:00 Techniques of treatment of retinal edema in diabetic retinopathy, RVO, PDR, CSC  
10:30 COFFEE BREAK  
11:00 Doubts during the treatment: am I under treating or over treating? How near can I approach the fovea? How can I be sure that I have not done any photocoagulation? Victor Chong, UK
11:30 Doubts after the treatment: how long have I to wait to see a response?
Retreat or shift to other treatments?
Jan Keunen, Netherlands
12:00 Clinical cases Victor Chong, UK
Jan Keunen, Netherlands
12:30 – 13:00 Certificates and farewell