Programme – Saturday 25 May 2024 – Test

  • 30th January 2024

Saturday 25 May

Note:  This programme is subject to change

Auditorium

Salle De Conference 109

Speakers Corner Forum

08:30 – 09:30
Innovation
Session
08:30 – 09:30 
Free Paper 2: Keratoconus

08:30
Olivier Prisant, France
Intracorneal Ring Segment Implantation Followed by Same-day Topography-guided PRK and Cross-linking in 686 Keratoconic Eyes. 

08:35
Michael Belin, USA
Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Sham-Controlled, Parallel-Group Phase 3 FDA Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Epithelium-On Corneal Cross-Linking in Subjects 8 to 45 Years of Age with Keratoconus 

08:40
Wassim Altroudi, United Arab Emirates
Minimal Invasive Topography Guided Photorefractive Keratectomy with Custom Cross Linking (MITCX) 

08:45
Thibaud Garcin France
Retrospective analysis of intra and postoperative complications of Keraring® and Ferrara® ring segment implantation 

08:50
Hasan Shabani, The Netherlands
Worldwide Analysis of Climate-Related Determinants of Keratoconus 

08:55
Riccardo Manocchio, Italy
Pachychoroid Pigment Epiteliopathy in patients affected with keratoconus: Assessing Prevalence and Correlations with Corneal and Chorioscleral Abnormalities 


09:00
Anna Erler, Sweden
Long-term evaluation of PACK-CXL 

09:05
Lional Raj, India
Perceptual Amblyopia Therapy for Improving Vision & Contrast Sensitivity Functions in Crosslinked Stable Keratoconus: Results of a Randomised Controlled Study 

09:10
Paola Sauvageot, Spain
Long term results of horseshoe compressive lamellar keratoplasty on advanced pellucid marginal degeneration 

09:15
Rajat Jain, India
Outcome of first 100 eyes of Bharat Protocol in keratoconus using the NIDEK CXIII equipped with CATz algorithm from the FinalFit software- retrospective comparison with Athens protocol 

09:20
Discussion

08:30 – 09:30 
Forum 2: Endothelium and keratoplasties

08:30
Takahiko Hayashi, Japan
Modified “Double-bubble Technique Assisted by Holding Forceps” in Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty for Vitrectomized Eyes 

08:37
Luca Di Cello, Italy
The “BUB N’ROLL” Technique: A novel approach for separation of DESCEMET-Endothelium in DMEK Surgery 

08:44
Yumna Busool Abu Eta Israel
A Comparative Prospective Cohort Study to Evaluate the Effect of Intraoperative Intracameral Cefuroxime on Corneal Endothelial Cell Count and Morphology Following Phacoemulsification Surgery 

08:51
Marios Panagiotopoulos, Sweden
Big Bubble versus preDescements (manual dissection) Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty for corneal stromal pathology at a tertiary referral hospital – long term outcomes and complications. 

08:58
M. Seyfi Anıl Kanbur, Turkey
Increasing the Efficiency in Production of Amnion Membrane Extract and Ensuring Stabilization in the Lyophilization Process 

09:05
El Jarroudi, Spain
VIsual changes after Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK): 1 year of follow up M. Rachid Bouchikh 

09:12
C Sandrine Ninotta, France
Comparison of two commercial organ culture medias: CorneaMax versus Tissue

09:19
Inês Coelho Da Costa, Portugal
Trends in Corneal Transplantation in a Tertiary Hospital – A Paradigm Change 

09:25
Louise Parveau, France
Tissue-engineered endothelial keratoplasty (TEEK) build using a Femtosecond laser cutting of crystalline lens anterior capsule 

09:30 – 10:15
Opening Ceremony &
Medal Lecture 

09:30
Béatrice Cochener-Lamard, France 
Opening Remarks  

09:40
Marc Muraine, France 
EuCornea Medal Lecture: Intrastromal Allogenic Implantation for Corneal Re-shaping   

10:00
Discussion

10:45 – 12:15
Symposium:
Update in Fuchs Dystrophy

Moderators:
Jose Guell Spain,
Claus Cursiefen Germany

10:45
Viridiana Kocaba France  
Fuch’s Endothelial cells characterization 

10:57
Kiri Muthasamy, UK
Fuchs genetics and disease mechanism       

11:09
Antonia Howaldt Germany 
Clinical Evaluation and relevance of the pre Descemetic Zone    

11:21
Sanjay Patel USA  
Tomography data in staging Fuchs Dystrophy    

11:33
Björn Bachmann Germany  
Cataract and Fuchs – consecutive vs simultaneous approach  

11:45
Kathryn Colby USA  
DSO – What we know up to now 

11:57
Discussion   

12:15
End of session 

10:45 – 11:45
Instructional Course:
Kpro 

Co-ordinators:
Sadeer Hannush, USA
Jose de la Cruz, USA

Introduction

10:45
Soledad Cortina, USA
Pre-operative Evaluation

10:55
Sadeer Hannush, USA
Surgical Approach

11:05
Federico Badala, Italy
Long Term Management & Management of Complications with KPRO Type I

11:15
Anthony Aldave, USA
Developing a KPRO Service/International Experience

11:25
Christopher Liu, UK
When Boston Kpro Type I is not an Option

11:35
Thomas Dohlman, USA
New Developments of Boston KPRO

11:45
Jose de la Cruz, USA
Other available Prosthesis and future Intrastromal Devices

11:55
Discussion & Questions

11:00 – 12:00 
Forum 3: Inflammation and complications

11:00
Davide Romano, Italy
Topical Insulin Eye Drops in Infective Keratitis 

11:07
Muhammed Dara Tas, Turkey
A Five-Year Report of Pediatric Microbial Keratitis in a Tertiary Eye Center 

11:14
Pelin Kiyat, Turkey
Identification of The Relationship Between Topical Antiglaucomatous Agent Type and Conjunctival Fornix Depth 

11:21
Fernandez Lopez, Spain
Progressive and severe Peripheral Anterior Synechiae in patients with Endothelial Keratoplasty and Glaucoma Ester 

11:28
M. Paolo Bonatti, Austria
Ethanol preserved cornea donors as long-term storage for acute tectonic keratoplasties 

11:35
Nathalie Ghomashchi, France
Keratometry asymmetry amplitude (KAA), one parameter to access keratoconus severity. 

11:42
Niranjana Bejan Singh, India
Clinical and treatment outcomes of ocular rhinosporidiosis 

11:49
Pelin Akcay, Turkey
Normative Data on Pediatric Age Corneal Sensitivity 

11:55
Ana Pereira, Portugal
Histopathological changes in corneas of patients with Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI that underwent penetrating keratoplasty

12:30 – 13:30
Industry Satellite Symposium
12:00 – 13:00
Instructional Course: Lamellar Course 

Vincent Broderie France 

Vincenzo Sarnicola Italy 

 

13.45 - 14.30
YO & Senior Hot Topic: Challenging surgical cases in cornea

Miriam Barbany Spain 

Nicolas Alejandre Spain 

Sadeer Hannush USA

13:30 – 14:30
Instructional Course:
Corneal Imaging 

Béatrice Cochener-Lamard France 

Sebastian Siebelmann Germany

13:30 – 14:30 
Forum 4: Keratoconus and complex cases

13:30
M. Anil Kaplan, Turkey
Corneal Transplant Awareness in Medical Students by Grade and the Effect of Subject-Specific Education on This Awareness Level 

13:37
Alina Gheorghe, Romania
Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty in two cases with significant central corneal opacities and poor visualization 

13:44
Aditi Ghosh Dastidar India
Rare case of Bulbar Rhinosporidiosis with staphyloma and its management. Will the balloon burst ! 

13:51
Lennart Hartmann Germany
Detection and classification of corneal pathologies on tomography using a deep learning approach 

13:58
Isha Gupta India
Efficacy of Collagen cross linking with individualized fluence (Sub 400 protocol) in keratoconus patients with ultrathin cornea.

14:05
Alfonso-Bartolozzi, Spain
A New Pre-descemetic Corneal Ring (Neoring) in Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty for Moderate-Advanced Keratoconus: 5-Year Long-Term Follow-Up Belén 

14:12
Arun Arun Mehta India
Evaluation of outcome of pulsed accelerated corneal collagen cross linking (PACXL) in paediatric keratoconus.

14:19
Jennifer Tran, USA
Performing Lamellar Keratectomy with Femtosecond Laser in Eyes with Visually Significant Corneal Stromal Dystrophies 

14:25
Ali Devebacak, Turkey
Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency Following Surgery for Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia 

14.30 - 16.00
Free Paper 3:
Endothelium and limbal deficiency

14:30
Friedrich Kruse, Germany
Keynote: Limbal Deficiency 

14:42
Anthony Aldave, USA
Corneal intrastromal AAV8 delivery of human SLC4A11 gene rescues corneal edema in Slc4a11-/- mouse model of Congenital Hereditary Endothelial Dystrophy

14:47
Siyin Liu, UK
Novel Insights into Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy through Genetic, Demographic, and Phenotypic Correlations 

14:52
Deniz Bagci, Turkey
Where Do We Stand in Subconjunctival Anti-VEGF Treatment in Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency?

14:57
Mariacarmela Ventura, Italy
Visual recovery after DMEK surgery: predictive role of preoperative stromal ripples 

15:02
Mehmet Gurdal, Turkey
Mid-Term Clinical Outcomes in Multicenter Allogeneic/Autologous Limbal Explant Culture Therapy Product Application 

15:07
Zeynep Akgun, Turkey
Severity Classification of Limbal Stem Cell Failure Due to Steven Johnson Syndrome in the Light of the Classification Consensus of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency 

15:12
Rui Ferreira, Portugal
Comparison of pseudophakic-DMEK to triple-DMEK for Fuchs’ Endotelial Dystrophy 

15:17
Zhiguo He, France
Optimized laboratory techniques for assessing the quality of pre-stripped DMEK grafts 

15:22
José F. Alfonso Sanchez, Spain
Pseudochamber Protected Keratoplasty (PPK) with EndoK® implant 

15:27
Muhammad Ahad, Saudi Arabia
Outcome of endothelial keratoplasties for the indication of bullous keratopathy using overseas donor cornea 

15:32
Inès Aoulmeur, France
Success rate of primary cultures of corneal endothelial cells from donors over 55 years old 

15:37
Tomy Sagnial, France
Cryopreservation of corneal endothelial cells in vitro, ex vivo, and on a tissue engineered endothelial graft 

15:42
Oliver Dorado Cortez, France
The Relationship between Triplet Repeats in the TCF4 Gene and Progression of Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy over One Year 

15:47
Kubra Sincar, Turkey
Objective assessment of long-term restoration of the corneal epithelium following autologous simple limbal epithelial transplantation Swapna Shanbhag India
Demonstration of Long-Term Revascularization of Limbal Ischemia Developing in Chemical Burns with AS-OCTA 

15.57
Discussion

14:45 – 15:45  
Instructional Course: Neurotrophic ulcer and neuropathic pain
Maria Phylactou Cyprus
Definition and clinical diagnosis of NK 

Mario Nubile Italy
Medical and surgical management of NK 

Antonio di Zazzo Italy
Neuropathic pain: what it is and how to mange  
16.30 - 18.30 
Global Symposium: Progressive Keratoconus Management
(EuCornea, Cornea Society, Asia Cornea, Pan Cornea & International Keratoconus Society) 

Moderators:
Béatrice Cochener-Lamard France,
Mario Nubile 
Italy 

Part 1: What is progression and how to halt it 

Shizuka Koh, Japan (Asia Cornea Society) 
Factors influencing progression in keratoconus:

Michael Belin, USA  (Cornea Society)
Definition and diagnosis of ectasia progression: do we have a consensus? 

Luis Izquierdo, Peru (PanCornea)
Best Technologies for changes detection

Ingemar Gustafsson, Sweden (EuCornea)  
Corneal cross-linking to stop progression: How and when? 

Cosimo Mazzotta, Italy (International Keratoconus Society)
Limits and complications of Cross Linking 

Part 2: Ectasia management for visual rehabilitation  

George Kymionis, Greece (EuCornea)
Laser ablation and combined techniques with CXL: what is the current evidence?  George Kymionis 

Vishal Jhanji, USA (Cornea Society)
Progression despite treatment: what to do?

Olivier Prisant, France (International Keratoconus Society) 
Intracorneal corneal ring segments: interest of customization 

Daniel Scorsetti, Argentina (PanCornea) 
When the battle is lost: indications to stromal replacement and DALK or Time and DALK strategies  

Koji Kitazawa, Japan (Asia Cornea Society)
Can we one day cure keratoconus (perspectives in biomarking and genetic therapy) 

16:45 – 17:45 
Instructional Course: Suturing Corneal Lacerations

Co-ordinators:
Harminder Dua, UK 
Dalia Said, UK 

16.45
Introduction

16.50
Harminder Dua, UK
Suturing and Managing Corneal Lacerations

17.10
Dalia Said, UK
Suturing Corneal Grafts

17.30
Discussion

 

16:30 – 17:30 
Forum 5: Complications and complex cases





16:30
Joanna Boguslawska Poland
Advanced use of layered amniotic membrane dressing in corneal perforations – cooling off the “hot transplant” of the cornea 

16:37
Konstantin Katmakov, Russia
Micro- and macroperforations: how to perform femtolaser-assisted deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty without switching to a penetrating corneal keratoplasty? 

16:44
Chiara Ancona, Italy
Exploring the human experience of congenital aniridia: a narrative medicine approach 

16:51
Anaïs Vautier, France
An efficient technique for the long-term preservation of SMILE lenticules using desiccation. 

16:58
Gahan Reddy, India
Scleral contact lens in complex corneal situations in a tertiary eye center in India. 

17:05
Georges Baikoff, France
Results of 250 cases of cosmetic keratopigmebntations 

17:12
Mohammad Ghoreishi, UK
Blunt Anterior Lamellar Keratectomy (BALK), a new surgical technique for the management of Reis-Buckler Corneal Dystrophy 

17:19
Larissa Magalhaes, Brazil
Corneal tattooing: keratopigmentation as a cosmetic treatment for disfiguring opacified corneas 

17:25
Elif Akbas Ulman, Turkey Cataract Surgery in Patients with Severe Corneal Opacities