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ESCRS Glaucoma Day Programme 2017

This Meeting has been awarded 6 CME credits

Immediately preceding the
Congress of the ECSRS

Friday 6 Oct 2017, FIL – International Fair of Lisbon, Portugal.

Organizers:

  • toupouizusF. Topouzis GREECE
  • I. Stalmans BELGIUM
  • traversoC. Traverso ITALY

09.00 GLAUCOMA BURDEN FOR THE INDIVIDUAL PATIENT AND THE HEALTH SYSTEM
Chairperson: Chairperson: A. Azuara Blanco UK
F. Topouzis GREECE
Glaucoma underdiagnosis and overdiagnosis
P. Founti UK
Effectiveness of glaucoma referrals in diagnosis
A. Tuulonen FINLAND
Prioritizing resources in glaucoma management
10.00 THE NEWLY DIAGNOSED PATIENT
Chairperson:  D. Garway-Heath UK
P. Faria PORTUGAL
Establishing diagnosis and staging: structure or function
A. Bron FRANCE
Setting the therapeutic target
I. Januleviciene LITHUANIA
Initiating and escalating treatment: the medical treatment algorithm
11.00 BREAK
11.30 THE PROGRESSING PATIENT
Chairperson: A. Tuulonen FINLAND
A. Heijl SWEDEN
Challenges in detecting and measuring progression
G. Hollo HUNGARY
The role of imaging in assessing progression
D. Garway-Heath UK
Translating UK Glaucoma Treatment Study findings in clinical practice
12.30 BREAK
14.00 OPTIONS FOR INITIAL SURGERY IN OPEN-ANGLE GLAUCOMA
Chairperson:I. Stalmans BELGIUM
L. Abegão Pinto PORTUGAL
Cataract surgery and IOP
T. Gomes PORTUGAL
Place of MIGS in the algorithm
A. Melo PORTUGAL
Tube vs trab
15.00 MANAGEMENT OF ANGLE CLOSURE
Chairperson: G. Sunaric-Megevand SWITZERLAND
B. Cvenkel SLOVENIA
Laser peripheral iridotomy: indications and outcomes
A. Azuara Blanco UK
Lens extraction
A. Brezhnev RUSSIA
Challenges of cataract surgery in angle closure
16.00 BREAK
16.30 SURGERY DEBATES
Chairperson:F. Topouzis GREECE
Debate: MIGS

  • A. Rodrigues Figueiredo PORTUGAL
    Trabecular outflow
  • J. Garcia Feijoo SPAIN
    Uveoscleral outflow
  • M. Economou SWEDEN
    Abinterno subconjunctival outflow
Debate:Surgical Management of the Progressing Patient in Advanced Stage

  • N. Pfeiffer GERMANY
    MIGS
  • G. Sunaric-Megevand SWITZERLAND
    Trabeculectomy
  • I. Stalmans BELGIUM
    Tube
18.00 End of session
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