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Main Symposia

Imaging the Cornea

Friday 21 February | 17.00 – 18.30

Chairpersons: M. El Bakkali MOROCCO, S. Morselli ITALY

  • 17.00
  • E. Mrukwa-Kominek POLANDCorneal OCT
  • 17.10
  • H. Lamari MOROCCO Update on topography and tomography
  • 17.20
  • Discussion
  • 17.30
  • M. Nubile ITALY Confocal microscopy
  • 17.40
  • C. Roberts USA What’s new in biomechanics
  • 17.50
  • Discussion
  • 18.00
  • M. Labetoulle FRANCE Ocular surface imaging
  • 18.10
  • N. Alejandre SPAIN Multimodal analysis of the irregular cornea
  • 18.20
  • Discussion
  • 18.30
  • End of session

High Tech Eye Tech

Saturday 22 February | 11.30 – 13.00

Chairpersons:  T. Kohnen GERMANY, M. Shafik Shaheen EGYPT

  • 11.30
  • R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS Imaging-assisted surgery
  • 11.40
  • A. Abulafia ISRAEL Progress in lens calculations
  • 11.50
  • Discussion
  • 12.00
  • B. Cochener-Lamard FRANCE Artificial intelligence in ophthalmology
  • 12.10
  • Y. Salah EGYPT Advanced femtosecond technology
  • 12.20
  • Discussion
  • 12.30
  • F. Ribeiro PORTUGAL Latest optical refinements in refractive IOLs
  • 12.40
  • M. El Bakkali MOROCCO OCT for corneal imaging: clinical and intraoperative applications
  • 12.50
  • Discussion
  • 13.00
  • End of session

Keratoconus: Current Management and Future Perspectives

Saturday 22 February | 16.30 – 18.00

Chairpersons: M. Busin ITALY, M. Harouch MOROCCO

  • 16.30
  • E. Law UK Update on novel contact lenses for complex refractive errors
  • 16.40
  • G. Kymionis GREECE Corneal cross-linking combined with photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)
  • 16.50
  • Discussion
  • 17.00
  • H. Kamoun TUNISIA Customised intracorneal ring segments
  • 17.10
  • J. Guell SPAIN The role of phakic intraocular lenses
  • 17.20
  • Discussion
  • 17.30
  • J. Alio SPAIN Management of cataract: making the right IOL choice
  • 17.40
  • J. Hjortdal DENMARK Optimising outcomes in keratoplasty
  • 17.50
  • Discussion
  • 18.00
  • End of session

Cataract Surgery: Approaching Difficult Cases
Organised by the Young Ophthalmologists Committee  

Sunday 23 February | 11.30 – 13.00

Chairpersons:  S. Palkovits AUSTRIA, C. Pedrosa  PORTUGAL,

Panellists: M. Belmekki MOROCCO, S. Morselli ITALY, R. Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS

  • 11.30
  • B. Lorente Bulnes SPAIN Cataract surgery in eyes with PEX
  • 11.40
  • I. Yusuf UK Handling the small pupil and IFIS
  • 11.50
  • Discussion
  • 12.00
  • N. Visser THE NETHERLANDS Cataract surgery in the presence of corneal pathology
  • 12.10
  • A. Panico ITALY White cataract: the challenging lens
  • 12.20
  • Discussion
  • 12.30
  • Z. Shalchi UK Cataract surgery in uveitis
  • 12.40
  • B. Bostanci Ceran TURKEY Cataract surgery in trauma patients
  • 12.50
  • Discussion
  • 13.00
  • End of session