Programme – Sunday 26 May 2024

  • 7th December 2023

Sunday 26 May

Note:  This programme is subject to change


Salle De Conference 109

Speakers Corner Forum

09:00 – 10:00
Free Paper 4: Infections ​

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

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 

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

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

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

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

Anna Erler, Sweden
Long-term evaluation of PACK-CXL 

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

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

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 


08:15 – 09:15
Forum 6: Imaging

Gilles Thuret, France
Revisiting Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy clinical classification using innovative high-resolution, far-red, reflexion-free retroillumination 

Luca Lucchino, Italy
Tomographic and Topographc Predictive Factors of Big Bubble Formation during Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty in Keratoconus 

Ozge Saritas, Turkey
Comparison of Corneal Topographic and Ocular Surface Parameters of Ocular Rosacea Patients According to Different Skin Subtypes 

Carolin Elhardt, Germany
The quality of life in patients with corneal dystrophy compared to visual acuity, higher order aberrations and corneal densitometry in Pentacam 

Shafi Balal, UK
Evaluating repeatability of corneal curvature and thickness on MS-39 anterior segment OCT through the measurement range
Vito Romano, Italy
Novel Ocular Surface Imaging System for standardized color photography: clinical evaluation 

08:57 Nihat Eratilgan, Turkey
Alterations in corneal sensitivity according to age and gender in the healthy population 

M. Mert Mestanoglu, Germany
Fibrillar Layer Positive Eyes with Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy Demonstrate Scheimpflug Tomography Features of Corneal Edema 

Farida Elzawahry, UK
Characterization of corneal infections by AS-OCT 

10:30 – 12:00
Symposium: What’s New in Corneal Infection?

Jesper Hjortdal Denmark,
Bruce Allan

10:30 Thomas Fuchsluger Germany 
State-of-the art sampling and culture   

10:42 Stephen Kaye UK 
Microbiome analyses  

10:54 Sophie Deng USA 
VZV treatment and recommendation for vaccination  

11:06 Jennifer Rose-Nussbaumer USA
Value of corneal imaging on management of keratitis

11:18 Paolo Rama Italy 
New medical treatment for acanthamoeba and fungal keratitis 

11:30 Harminder Dua UK 
What to do when the Drugs Fail? 

11:42 Discussion 

12:00 End of session  

10:30 – 11:30
Instructional Course: Corneal Imaging

Béatrice Cochener-Lamard France
The basis of Topography and Tomography

Sebastian Siebelmann Germany
Anterior segment OCT: a new dimension

Vito Romano, Italy
Ultrastructure of the Cornea: Confocal and Specular Microscopy and sensitivity)


12.00 - 12.15
Closing Remarks and Best Paper Awards