Refractive Surgery Didactic Course

This course is EBO accredited - click here for more information

Saturday 17 September
08.30 – 17.00

PART 1

Moderators:   D. Epstein SWITZERLAND, G. Kymionis GREECE

  • 08.30
  • J.T. Holladay USA
    Corneal topography and IOL power calculation
  • 08.55
  • D.S. Siganos GREECE
    Patient selection and preoperative preparation
  • 09.10
  • T. Kohnen GERMANY
    Incisional and coagulative corneal procedures: Principles, technique and results
  • 09.20
  • G. Kymionis GREECE
    Lasers in refractive surgery
  • 09.35
  • J. Krumeich GERMANY
    Overview of microkeratomes
  • 09.55
  • R. Bellucci ITALY 
    LASIK - surgical technique
  • 10.15
  • Break
  • 10.35
  • T. Seiler SWITZERLAND
    Surface Ablation Techniques (SATs): Surgical technique
  • 10.55
  • D. Epstein SWITZERLAND
    Results of corneal refractive surgery
  • 11.15
  • J. Colin FRANCE
    Intrastromal corneal implants
  • 11.25
  • E. Rosen UK      
    Refractive Lens Exchange
  • 11.45
  • A. Marinho PORTUGAL
    Overview of phakic IOLs
  • 12.05
  • O. Findl UK   
    Multifocal IOLs
  • 12.20
  • G. Grabner AUSTRIA
    Presbyopia
  • 12.40
  • Questions and answers
  • 13.00
  • Break
  • Part 2

Part 2

Moderators:   R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS, C. Roberts USA

  • 14.00
  • R. Applegate USA
    Quality of vision evaluation
  • 14.20
  • C. Roberts USA
    Biomechanics of the cornea
  • 14.40
  • B. Jendritza GERMANY
    Non-optical complications of LASIK and corneal surgery
  • 15.05
  • Break
  • 15.25
  • V. Katsanevaki GREECE
    Optical complications of refractive surgery
  • 15.40
  • R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS
    Complications of phakic IOLs
  • 16.00
  • J.L. Alió SPAIN
    Customised ablational procedures
  • 16.15
  • J.L. Güell SPAIN
    Refractive reoperations and enhancements
  • 16.35
  • Questions & answers
  • 17.00
  • End of Course

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