Cornea Didactic Course

Saturday 19 February
08.00 – 16.00

This course is EBO accredited - click here for more information 

  • 08.00
  • J.L. Guell SPAIN
    Introduction

Clinical cornea

Moderators: B. Cochener FRANCEJ. Guell SPAIN

  • 08.05
  • G. Kymionis GREECE
    Basic science: anatomy, physiology and biomechanics
  • 08.20
  • M.J. Tassignon BELGIUM
    Pathological responses of the cornea
  • 08.30
  • J. Merayo SPAIN
    Microbiologic and cytologic testing
  • 08.50
  • B. Frueh SWITZERLAND
    Infectious keratitis
  • 09.10
  • B. Cochener FRANCE
    Corneal and anterior segment evaluation techniques
  • 09.30
  • Break

Moderators: M. Busin ITALYJ. Colin FRANCE

  • 09.50
  • J.L. Guell SPAIN
    Non-infectious keratitis  
  • 10.10
  • E. Çoşkunseven TURKEY
    Corneal dystrophies
  • 10.30
  • F. Malecaze FRANCE
    Ectasia disorders and degenerations
  • 10.50
  • F. Kruse GERMANY
    Dry-eye and ocular surface disease
  • 11.10
  • G. Grabner AUSTRIA
    Immunological disorders of the cornea
  • 11.30
  • Questions and answers
  • 11.50
  • Break

Surgical cornea

Moderators: J. Krumeich GERMANY, R. Nuijts NETHERLANDS

  • 12.40
  • J. Krumeich GERMANY
    Penetrating Keratoplasty: preoperative consideration technique, postoperative
    management and complications
  • 13.00
  • R. Bellucci ITALY
    Anterior lamellar keratoplasty procedures: up to date
  • 13.20
  • R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS
    Management of postkeratopathy astigmatism
  • 13.40
  • J. Colin FRANCE
    Corneal cross-linking: intracorneal ring segments in ectatic disorders
  • 14.00
  • Break

Moderators: M. Busin ITALY, G. Grabner AUSTRIA

  • 14.20
  • J. Guell SPAIN
    Conjunctival surgery
  • 14.40
  • J. Guell SPAIN
    Amniotic membrane   
  • 15.00
  • M. Busin ITALY
    Endothelial transplantation: up to date
  • 15.20
  • G. Grabner AUSTRIA
    Limbal transplantation and keratoprosthesis
  • 15.40
  • Questions and answers
  • 16.00
  • End of session