Medical and Surgical Retina

2015 Eighth Module

28 September – 2 October 2015, Ankara/Turkey

Scientific coordinator: Emin Özmert, Turkey

MONDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER 2015
09:00 Pathologies of vitreomacular interface- Pre-surgical evaluation: prognostic indicators of visual recovery
– Surgical treatment: how to evidence and effectively remove posterior hyaloid, ERM, and ILM
– Intraoperative complications and use of tamponades
Anselm Jünemann, Germany
11:00 TEA BREAK
11:15 Enzymatic vitreolysis for tractional maculopathy: Correct selection of patients, technique, follow-up, complications
12:30 LUNCH
13:15 – Submacular hemorrhage: etiology, clinical characteristics, management, prognosis
– Pseudophakic retinal detachment: incidence, pathogenesis, clinical characteristics, management
Cengiz Aras, Turkey
14:45 TEA BREAK
15:00 Infective endophthalmitis: diagnosis, management, prophylaxis, prognosis
16:00 – 17:15 New laser treatments and modalities: yellow wavelength, subthreshold, micropulsed, pattern scan, navigated laser Emin Özmert, Turkey
TUESDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2015
08:30 – Infrared imaging
– Autofluorescence imaging
– Indocyanine green angiography
Giovanni Staurenghi, Italy
10:00 TEA BREAK
10:15 – OCT, Angio OCT
– Differential diagnosis with multimodal imaging
11:30 Retinal vein occlusions: primary management & retreatment and follow-up Figen Sermet, Turkey
12:45 LUNCH
13:30 – 17:30 Wet-Lab: vitrectomy & scleral buckling practice Defne Kalaycı, Turkey
Numan Alp, Turkey
Hakan Durukan, Turkey
Training with vitrectomy & ophthalmoscope simulators Figen Sermet, Turkey
Sibel Demirel, Turkey
Emin Özmert, Turkey
WEDNESDAY, 30 SEPTEMBER 2015
08:30 – Differential diagnosis of uveal malignant melanoma
– Neoplastic masquerade syndromes
Hayyam Kıratlı, Turkey
10:15 TEA BREAK
10:30 – Neovascular AMD: resistance, tolerance, non-responder & recalciterant cases in anti-VEGF treatment- The lesions that may be misdiagnosed as AMD: macular telengiectasia, adult-onset vitelliform dystrophy, chronic central serous chorioretinopathy, pattern dystrophy Figen Sermet, Turkey
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 – 17:30 Wet-Lab: vitrectomy & scleral buckling practice Defne Kalaycı, Turkey
Numan Alp, Turkey
Hakan Durukan, Turkey
Training with vitrectomy & ophthalmoscope simulators Figen Sermet, Turkey
Sibel Demirel, Turkey
Emin Özmert, Turkey
THURSDAY, 1 OCTOBER 2015
08:30 – 12:30 Wet-Lab: vitrectomy & scleral buckling practice Defne Kalaycı, Turkey
Numan Alp, Turkey
Hakan Durukan, Turkey
Training with vitrectomy & ophthalmoscope simulators Figen Sermet, Turkey
Sibel Demirel, Turkey
Emin Özmert, Turkey
12:30 LUNCH
13:15 – Bimanual vitreoretinal surgery in cases with severe proliferative diabetic retinopathy
– Long-term outcomes of pars plana vitrectomy without ILM peeling for optic pit maculopathy
Remzi Avcı, Turkey
14:30 TEA BREAK
14:45 Treatment of posterior segment open globe injuries
15:45 – 17:00 Ophthalmic microendoscope in vitreoretinal surgery Emin Özmert, Turkey
FRIDAY, 2 OCTOBER 2015
08:00 LIVE SURGERY: HD/3-D Emin Özmert, Turkey

Stanislao Rizzo, Italy

12:30 LUNCH
13:00 Retinal prosthesis Stanislao Rizzo, Italy
14:30 TEA BREAK
14:45 Macular hole surgery, 27-G vitrectomy
16:00 – 16:30 Certificates and farewell