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Refractive Surgery Didactic Course

This course is EBO accredited - click here for more information


Friday 21 February | 14.45 – 16.50

Part 1
Diagnostic Techniques

Moderators: D. Epstein SWITZERLAND, C. Roberts USA

  • 14.45
  • D. Siganos GREECE Patient selection
  • 15.00
  • F. Ribeiro PORTUGAL Corneal topography
  • 15.20
  • G. Kymionis GREECE Lasers in refractive surgery
  • 15.40
  • C. Roberts USA Biomechanics of the cornea
  • 16.00
  • TBC IOL calculation strategies
  • 16.15
  • R. Applegate USA Quality of vision evaluation
  • 16.35
  • N. Hirnschall AUSTRIA Case reports
  • 16.50
  • End of session

Saturday 22 February | 08.00 – 12.40

Part 2
Therapeutic Techniques: Intraocular Surgery

Moderators:  J. Guell SPAIN, A. Marinho PORTUGAL

  • 08.00
  • A. Marinho PORTUGAL Phakic IOLs
  • 08.20
  • P. Rosen UK Refractive lens exchange
  • 08.35
  • R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS Toric IOLs
  • 08.55
  • O. Findl AUSTRIA Multifocal and EDOF IOLs
  • 09.15
  • J. Guell SPAIN Refractive reoperations and enhancements
  • 09.35
  • Break

Part 3
Therapeutic Techniques: Corneal Surgery

    Moderators: B. Cochener-Lamard FRANCE, B. Frueh SWITZERLAND

  • 09.45
  • J. Hjortdal DENMARK Surface ablation techniques
  • 10.05
  • R. Bellucci ITALY LASIK: surgical technique
  • 10.25
  • J. Alio SPAIN Topo- and wavefront-guided ablations
  • 10.40
  • V. Katsanevaki GREECE LASIK complications
  • 10.55
  • F. Malecaze FRANCE Laser refractive surgery for presbyopia
  • 11.10
  • D. Epstein SWITZERLAND Cross-linking and refractive surgery
  • 11.30
  • B. Cochener-Lamard FRANCE Small lenticule extraction
  • 11.50
  • T. Kohnen GERMANY Incisional corneal procedures
  • 12.05
  • D. Touboul FRANCE Intracorneal ring segments
  • 12.20
  • S. Moussa AUSTRIA Intrastromal inlays (biologiocal and synthetic)
  • 12.40
  • End of session