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ESCRS/EuCornea Cornea Day
(Organised by ESCRS and EuCornea)

Friday 15 February | 09.30 – 16.30 | Hall Trianti

Chairpersons: J. Güell SPAIN (EUCORNEA), R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS (ESCRS)

09.30 – 11.00
Section 1: Ocular Surface Disease: What Worked and What Did Not (EUCORNEA)

Moderators: TBC

Keynote Speaker:

  • 09.30
  • M. Labetoulle FRANCEPreventing HSV recurrence in corneal surgery patients: the way it could work and the reasons it would not be 100% successful

Case Presentations

  • 09.50
  • A. Al-Hussaini EGYPT Squamous cell carcinoma of the cornea and conjunctiva treated by surgical excision and a combination of MMC and 5FU eye drops: a case report
  • 09.57
  • N. Dhillon UK Episcleral suture granuloma mimicking nodular anterior scleritis: a clinicopathological report
  • 10.04
  • E. Torres-Netto SWITZERLAND Late-onset progression of keratoconus following therapy with estrogenic regulator
  • 10.11
  • M. Pellegrini ITALY Regenerating agent plus serum eye drops for the treatment of persistent epithelial defect: an automated quantitative study of corneal wound healing
  • 10.18
  • C. Bonzano ITALY A challenging case of neurotrophic corneal ulcer after retinal surgery
  • 10.25
  • D. Lockington UK Successful management of florid corneal vascularization following treatment with photodynamic therapy (PDT) and subconjunctival aflibercept
  • 10.32
  • Y. Mohamed JAPAN Acute sterile corneal melt after cataract surgery
  • 10.39
  • A. Matsou GREECE Recurrent bilateral cicatricial conjunctivitis secondary to systemic Adalimumab administration for rheumatoid arthritis
  • 10.46
  • Discussion
  • 11.00
  • End of session

11.00 – 12.30
Section 2: Management of Corneal Complications after Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)

Moderators: TBC

Keynote Speaker:

  • 11.00
  • A.J. Kanellopoulos GREECE Refractive surgery complications

Case Presentations

  • 11.20
  • A. Balamoun EGYPT Be cool, don’t be aggressive
  • 11.27
  • I. Vasilyeva RUSSIAClinical case of ReLEx SMILE intraoperative complication and its treatment
  • 11.34
  • T. Juhas SLOVAKIA Intrastromal riboflavin application CXL treatment of bilateral post ReLEx SMILE ectasia: 15 months follow-up
  • 11.41
  • E. Tasindi TURKEY Topography-guided photo refractive keratectomy for dysphotopsia after small incision lenticule extraction
  • 11.48
  • Discussion
  • 12.00
  • End of session

13.30 – 15.00
Section 3: Tips and Pitfalls in Corneal Graft Surgery: DALK, DMEK, DSEK, PK (EuCornea)

Moderators: B. Frueh SWITZERLAND

Keynote Speaker:

  • 13.30
  • A. Slomovic CANADAAvoiding graft surgery in advanced primary and secondary ectasia

Case Presentations

  • 13.50
  • I. Mallias GREECECan a cornea remain clear with two simultaneous DSAEK corneal grafts one on top of the other?
  • 13.57
  • N. Shilova RUSSIA Simultaneous Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty and intraocular lens fixation in the presence of an Ahmed shunt
  • 14.04
  • G. Kontadakis USATreatment of corneal edema and IOL dislocation with simultaneous placement of a retropupillary iris claw lens and DSEK
  • 14.11
  • D. Dragnea GERMANY Postoperative re-positioning of inverted DMEK grafts
  • 14.18
  • E. Gkaragkani GREECEPlugging of functioning Ahmed valve prior to DSEAK for pseudophakic bullous keratopathy
  • 14.25
  • N. Voulgari SWITZERLANDSurgical management of post-Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty interface haze deposits
  • 14.32
  • N. Anisimova RUSSIABoston type 1 keratoprosthesis in ocular alkali burn
  • 14.39
  • N. Fawzy EGYPTSutureless anterior lamellar keratoplasty in an anterior dense stromal opacity
  • 14.46
  • J. Dabad Moreno SPAINZepto capsulotomy in an open-sky cataract extraction during penetrating keratoplasty
  • 14.53
  • Discussion
  • 15.00
  • End of session

15.00 – 16.30
Section 4: Infectious Keratitis (ESCRS)

Moderators: J. Guell SPAIN, R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS

Keynote Speaker:

  • 15.00 
  • D. Maychuk RUSSIA Specifics of infectious keratitis incidence and management in Russia

Case Presentations

  • 15.20
  • Y. Altay TURKEY Treatment of microsporidia keratoconjunctivitis with topical voriconazole in immunocompetent patients
  • 15.27
  • L. Khoo UKA rare case of mixed infectious keratitis caused fungal and gram negative bacterial infection
  • 15.34
  • P. Agarwal UAEInfectious or non-infectious: a complex case scenario
  • 15.41
  • C. McCloskey IRELANDA pulsing descemetocele
  • 15.48
  • I. Mallias GREECETherapeutic penetrating keratoplasty for the treatment of microbial keratitis due to staphylococcus MRSA in a monocular patient
  • 15.55
  • K. Belkhadir MORACCO Favourable evolution of amoebic keratitis treated with voriconazole
  • 16.02
  • E. Mrukwa-Kominek POLAND Management of concomitant fungal keratitis with new antifungal therapy
  • 16.09
  • F. D'Oria ITALYMulti-drug resistant enterococcus faecium in late-onset keratitis after deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty: a case report
  • 16.16
  • V. Achtsidis GREECEevere Pseudomonas keratitis secondary to steroid drops in an old patient with CRVO,PXF and neovascular glaucoma; diagnosis, management and risk factors
  • S
  • 16.23
  • Discussion
  • 16.30
  • End of session