Refractive Surgery Didactic Course

Friday 18 February
15.00 – 17.00
Venue: Sadirvan B, Hilton Hotel

This course is EBO accredited - click here for more information 

Part 1

Moderators: R. Bellucci ITALY, D. Epstein SWITZERLAND

  • 15.00
  • C. Roberts USA
    Corneal topography and IOL power calculation
  • 15.25
  • D. Siganos GREECE
    Patient selection and preoperative preparation
  • 15.40
  • G. Kymionis GREECE
    Lasers in refractive surgery
  • 15.55
  • R. Bellucci ITALY
    LASIK: surgical technique
  • 16.15
  • T. Seiler SWITZERLAND
    Surface Ablation Techniques (SATs): surgical technique
  • 16.35
  • D. Epstein SWITZERLAND
    Results of corneal refractive surgery
  • 16.55
  • Questions and answers
  • 17.00
  • End of session

Saturday 19 February
08.00 – 13.00
Venue: Sadirvan B, Hilton Hotel

Part 2

Moderators: G. Grabner AUSTRIA, C. Roberts USA

  • 08.00
  • T. Kohnen GERMANY
    Incisional and coagulative corneal procedures: principles, technique and results
  • 08.10
  • R. Applegate USA
    Quality of vision evaluation
  • 08.30
  • J. Colin FRANCE
    Intrastromal corneal implants
  • 08.40
  • A. Marinho PORTUGAL
    Overview of phakic IOLs
  • 09.00
  • E. Rosen UK
    Refractive Lens Exchange
  • 09.20
  • O. Findl AUSTRIA
    Multifocal IOLs
  • 09.30
  • G. Grabner AUSTRIA
    Presbyopia
  • 09.50
  • J. Krumeich GERMANY
    Overview of microkeratomes
  • 10.10
  • C. Roberts USA
    Biomechanics of the cornea
  • 10.30
  • J. Güell SPAIN
    Refractive reoperations and enhancements
  • 10.50
  • Break

Moderators: V. Katasanevaki GREECE, R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS

  • 11.15
  • J. Alio SPAIN
    Customised ablational procedures
  • 11.30
  • V. Katsanevaki GREECE
    Non-optical complications of LASIK and corneal surgery
  • 11.55
  • V. Katsanevaki GREECE
    Optical complications of refractive surgery
  • 12.10
  • R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS
    Complications of phakic IOLs
  • 12.30
  • Questions and answers
  • 13.00
  • End of session