Information Corona Virus Notice Registration Visa Letter Application Programme Overview Exhibition Virtual Exhibition Hotels Exhibition Virtual Exhibition Satellite Programme

Basic Optics Course

This course is EBO accredited - click here for more information

Friday 21 February | 08.30 - 16.00

Chairpersons: I. Pallikaris GREECE, M.J. Tassignon BELGIUM

Part 1 Visual Optics 

Moderators: S. Marcos SPAIN, M.J. Tassignon BELGIUM

  • 08.30
  • K. Irsch FRANCE The physical principles behind the different OCT domains
    Discussion
  • 08.50
  • S. Marcos SPAIN Aberrations of the optical system
    Discussion
  • 09.10
  • A. Glasser USA Optics of the crystalline lens and accommodative response
    Discussion
  • 09.30
  • M.J. Tassignon BELGIUM IOL optics
    Discussion
  • 09.50
  • J. Rozema BELGIUM Epidemiology of the optical parameters of the eye
    Discussion
  • 10.10
  • F. Ribeiro PORTUGAL IOL power calculation
    Discussion

Part 2 Visual Behaviour (Visual Function)

Moderators: R. Applegate USA, I. Pallikaris GREECE

  • 10.35
  • R. Applegate USA Retinal image quality
    Discussion
  • 10.55
  • I. Pallikaris GREECE Presbyoptics
    Discussion
  • 11.15
  • T. Van den Berg THE NETHERLANDS Straylight: importance of different domains of the point—spread function
    Discussion
  • 11.35
  • S. Panagopoulou GREECE State-of-the-art assessment of visual acuity and contrast sensitivity
    Discussion
  • 12.00
  • P. Artal SPAIN Visual function assessment using adaptive optics
    Discussion
  • 12.20
  • H. Ginis GREECE Modelling visual function
    Discussion
  • 12.40
  • Break

Part 3 Imaging the Human Eye

Moderators: B. Malyugin RUSSIA, A. Pallikaris GREECE

  • 14.15
  • A. Pallikaris GREECE Confocal microscopy, from research to clinical practice
    Discussion
  • 14.35
  • C. Roberts USA Measuring the biomechanics of the cornea
    Discussion
  • 14.55
  • B. Malyugin RUSSIA OCT imaging, from research to clinical practice
    Discussion
  • 15.15
  • S. Panagopoulou GREECE Corneal topography challenges
  • 15.40
  • Discussion
  • 16.00
  • End of session

This is a preliminary programme and is subject to change.