Thursday, June 26, 2008

ESCRS symposia at WOC in Hong Kong

The ESCRS is hosting two symposia at the World Ophthalmology Congress in Hong Kong, which runs from 28 June until 2 July.
On Sunday 29 June, from 9am to 10.30am, Paul Rosen will chair a session on The Cutting Edge of Cataract Surgery. This will be followed on Sunday afternoon from 4pm to 5pm with a discussion on IOL Based Refractive Surgery chaired by Ioannis Pallikaris.

The full timetable is:

Sunday 29 June

09.00 – 10.30
The Cutting Edge of Cataract Surgery
Chairperson: Paul Rosen UK

09.00 Charlotta Zetterstrom Norway
Paediatric cataract surgery

09.10 Marie-Jose Tassignon Belgium
Bag-in-the-lens in a child’s eye

09.20 Peter Barry Ireland
ESCRS Endophthalmitis Study – further results

09.30 Clive Peckar UK
Toric IOLs

09.40 Richard Packard UK

09.50 Gerd Auffarth Germany
Multifocal IOLs

10.00 Jorge Alio Spain
Quality of incision in cataract surgery

10.10 Ioannis Pallikaris Greece
Apodized versus aspheric multifocal IOLs

10.20 Discussion

10.30 End of session

Sunday 29 June

16.00 – 17.30
IOL Based Refractive Surgery
Chairperson: Ioannis Pallikaris Greece

16.00 Ioannis Pallikaris Greece

16.08 Klaus Ditzen Germany
Overview of different IOLs in refractive surgery

16.16 Jose Guell Spain
Veryflex Phakic IOL and LAL Light Adjustable Lens: Two years' follow-up

16.24 Joseph Colin France
Update on anterior chamber and posterior chamber IOLs

16.32 Camille Budo Belgium
Artiflex lens

16.40 Michael Knorz Germany
Keys to LASIK in monofocal and multifocal pseudophakes

16.48 Matteo Piovella Italy
Nine pearls to improve outcome in advanced multifocal IOL implantation

16.56 Rudy Nuijts Netherlands
Astigmatism management in cataract surgery with Toric Intraocular Lenses

17.04 Manfred Tetz Germany
Refractive Lens Exchange: Short and long term results

17.12 Discussion

17.30 End of session

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