Medical and Surgical Retina

ESASO Asia 7th Course 2015

27 – 30 March 2015, Singapore/Singapore

11:00 Registration & LUNCH  
12:30 Introduction & welcome
Address by Executive Director ESASO Asia
Address by Global Executive Director ESASO
Adrian Koh, Singapore
Giuseppe Guarnaccia, Italy
13:00 Pearls, tips and pitfalls in reading and interpreting spectral domain OCT Yuichiro Ogura, Japan
14:00 Advanced OCT imaging: en-face, enhanced depth imaging (EDI) and angio-OCT
15:00 Why and when do we need ICGA?
16:00 TEA  
16:15 Optical coherence tomography imaging of macular oedema Peter Kaiser, USA
17:15 – 18:15 Balancing risk in ophthalmic prescribing: assessing the safety of anti-VEGF therapies and the risks associated with unlicensed medicines
08:00 Probing dry AMD with Fundus Autofluorescence Frank Holz, Germany
09:00 Geographic atrophy: clinical features and potential therapeutic approaches  
10:00 TEA  
10:15 Current evidence based management of wet AMD: which agent to choose? Peter Kaiser, USA
  What treatment regimen should I use?
11:15 Management of PEDs and RPE rips
12:15 Macular dystrophies mimicking age-related macular degeneration Frank Holz, Germany
12:45 Putting theories and results into practice: managing wet AMD cases Peter Kaiser, USA

Frank Holz, Germany
13:45 LUNCH  
14:30 Therapeutic approaches for macular telangiectasia type 2: status quo and perspectives Frank Holz, Germany
15:00 Current evidence-based first-line management of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) Adrian Koh, Singapore
16:00 TEA  
16:15 Management of DME in the long term: follow-up, response to treatment, criteria for retreatment, frequency of retreatment, change of treatment Charith Fonseka, Sri Lanka
17:15 – 18:15 Management of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR)
08:00 Imaging and management of chronic CSC Doric Wong, Singapore
09:00 Angiographic and OCT diagnosis of PCV Adrian Koh, Singapore
10:00 TEA  
10:15 Evidence based management of PCV: monotherapy vs combination therapy? Adrian Koh, Singapore
11:15 Dome-shaped maculopathy Charith Fonseka, Sri Lanka
12:15 LUNCH  
13:00 Macular complications of pathologic myopia and their diagnosis and management Doric Wong, Singapore
14:00 Glaucoma in high myopes Daniel Su, Singapore
15:00 TEA  
15:15 Retinal vein occlusion (RVO): patient management, clinical aspects, prognostic factors and choice of treatment Ong Sze Guan, Singapore
16:15 – 17:15 Evidence-based management of macular edema in RVO  
08:00 Differential diagnosis of posterior uveitis: history taking, clinical examination and relevant investigations Carlos Pavesio, UK
09:00 Management of infectious posterior uveitis: TB, toxoplasma, CMV, ARN
10:00 TEA  
10:15 Management of non-infectious posterior uveitis: Behcet’s, sarcoidosis,
intermediate uveitis
Carlos Pavesio, UK
11:15 Uveitis masquerade syndromes: when to suspect, confirming the diagnosis, treatment Stephen Teoh, Singapore
12:15 LUNCH  
13:00 Principles of systemic immunosuppression for systemic diseases with ocular involvement Carlos Pavesio, UK
14:00 TEA  
14:15 New therapies for non-infectious uveitis Stephen Teoh, Singapore
15:15 White dot syndromes: differential diagnosis and treatment
16:15 – 17:15 Summary / Closing remarks Adrian Koh, Singapore