Antwerp 2007 - Programme

09:00 | 09:15 » Opening

- Welcome word by Robert Van Horenbeeck MD, President SOBEVECO-BSCRS

- Opening of the congres by Albert Franceschetti, President ECLSO

09:15 | 10:55 » Keratoconus part I

Chair: Carina Koppen, Bernard Duchesne

09:15 | 09h35 » Clinical features and diagnosis.

Omür Ucakhan MD, Ankara, Turkey ppt_icon.png

09:35 | 09:55 » Genetics and physiopathology.

Steve Tuft MD, Moorfields, United Kingdom

09:55 | 10:15 » General guidelines for adaptation of RGP contact lenses.

Florence Malet MD, Bordeaux, France

10:15 | 10:25 » Keratoconus and soft lenses, an unnatural marriage ?

Jean-Claude Delcourt, Bernard Duchesne MD, Liège, Belgium. ppt_icon.png

10:25 | 10:35 » A snapshot of scleral lenses for keratoconus: straightforward, predictable, available, functional.

Ken Pullum, United Kingdom ppt_icon.png

Free papers:

10:35 | 10:45 » Majlin series of new keratoconic contact lenses.

Michael Majlin MD, Haifa, Israel ppt_icon.png

10:45 | 10:55 » Twenty first century impressions.

Ken Pullum OD, London, United Kingdom ppt_icon.png

10:55 | 11:30 » Coffee break

11:30 | 12:30 » Keratoconus part II

Chair: Ayfer Kanpolat, Anna Ambroziak

11:30 | 11:40 » UV-cross linking for keratoconus.

Carina Koppen MD, Antwerp, Belgium ppt_icon.png

11:40 | 12:00 » Recent developments in surgery for keratoconus.

Julien Kerautret MD, Bordeaux, France ppt_icon.png

Free papers:

12:00 | 12:10 » Intacs in keratoconus: initial experience with a new nomogram.

Omür Uçakhan MD, Ankara, Turkey ppt_icon.png

12:10 | 12:20 » Our experience with contact lens fitting after keratoplasty

Mihály Végh MD, Budapest, Hungary ppt_icon.png

12:20 | 12:30 » Optical management of corneal graft corneal patients.

Christina Grupcheva MD, Varna, Bulgaria ppt_icon.png

12:30 | 14:00 » Lunch

14:00 | 15:10 » Dry eyes

Chair: Florence Malet, Lorenzo Mannucci

14:00 | 14:20 » Dry eyes: pathogenesis and treament.

Laure Malvitte MD, France ppt_icon.png

14:20 | 14:40 » How to avoid computer-eye strain.

Pascale Pouliquen MD, France ppt_icon.png

Free papers:

14:40 | 14:50 » A non viscous and Newtonian artificial tear: arabinogalactan.

Lorenzo Mannucci MD, Padova, Italy ppt_icon.png

14:50 | 15:00 » Proteomics study of the influence of contact-lens cleaning solutions on the protein profiles in tear film.

Franz Grus MD, Ettlingen, Germany ppt_icon.png

15:00 | 15:10 » Protocol for the evaluation of subjective ocular symptoms and the clinical ocular appearance of patients treated with BlinkTM Contacts single dose.

Timothy Albert, Pisa, Italy ppt_icon.png

15:10 | 16:10 » JOHNSON & JOHNSON SYMPOSIUM

15:10 | 15:50 » The "four eyed" fish, dryness and silicone hydrogels in 2007.

Dr Christina Grupcheva MD, PhD ppt_icon.png

15:50 | 16:05 » Experience in ACUVUE OASYS.

Dr Gundrun Bischoff

16:05 | 16:10 » Q & A.

16:10 | 16:40 » Coffee break

16:40 | 16:45 » Best-Poster Award

16:45 | 17:40 » Wave front and contact lenses

Chair: René Mely, Marie-José Tassignon

16:45 | 17:05 » Wave front and contact lenses.

Neil Charman OD PhD, Manchester, United Kingdom ppt_icon.png

17:05 | 17:20 » Asphericity and contact lenses - aberrometry evaluation.

Florence Malet, Frédéric Vayr MD, France

17:20 | 17:40 » Custom Soft Contact Lens Technology.

Joe Wakil, USA ppt_icon.png

19:00 | 20:00 » Welcome reception at the Town Hall

08:00 | 9:00 » General Assembly

09:00 | 10:25 » Complications and Compliance

Chair: Ursula Vogt, Gerald Bohme

09:00 | 09:15 » Lens care solutions - Overview. René Mely MD ppt_icon.png

09:15 | 09:30 » Solution incompatibilities and increased rates of infections.

Xavier Subirana MD, France ppt_icon.png

09:30 | 9.45 - AMO Complete Recall

S. Bluemle ppt_icon.png

09:45 | 10:05 » Diagnosis and treatment of contact lens related corneal ulcerations.

Bernard Duchesne MD, Liège, Belgium ppt_icon.png

Free papers:

10:05 | 10:15 » Four cases of severe contact lens complications.

Sabine Kasperski MD, Oberhausen, Germany ppt_icon.png

10:15 | 10:25 » Risks of contact lens wear in diabetics.

Mona Loutfi MD, London, United Kingdom ppt_icon.png

10:25 | 11:00 » Coffee break

11:00 | 12:00 » CIBA SYMPOSIUM: Contact lens materials and care systems

11:00 | 11:30 » From Hydrogels to Silicone Hydrogels as Soft Contact Lens Materials

Jürgen Vogt PhD Chemistry, Germany

11:30 | 12:00 » Fifteen Years of Silicone Hydrogels ? What research has taught us. 

Des Fonn OD PhD, Univ. Waterloo, Canada ppt_icon.png

12:00 | 12:30 » J. Kersley Lecture

Chair and introduction: Albert Franceschetti Anna Ambroziak MD, Warszawa, Poland ppt_icon.png

12:30 | 14:00 » Lunch

14:00 | 14:45 » BAUSCH & LOMB SYMPOSIUM : Compliance and contact lenses

Philip Morgan OD PhD, Manchester, United Kingdom

14:45 | 15:45 » Contact lenses for children and teenagers

Chair: Jolanta Bendoriene, Veerle Beirnaert

14:45 | 15:05 » Contact lenses in babies and young children.

Marie-Noelle George MD, France ppt_icon.png

15:05 | 15:25 » Contact lenses and teenagers.

Albert Franceschetti MD, Genève, Switzerland ppt_icon.png

Free papers:

15:25 | 15:35 » Management of paediatric aphakia with contact lenses ? a family case series of dominant congenital cataracts.

Una O'Colmain, London, United Kingdom ppt_icon.png

15:35 | 15:45 » Myopia and glaucoma juvenile.

Mirjana Milutinovic MD, Belgrado, Serbia and Montenegro ppt_icon.png

15:45 | 16:15 » Coffee break

16:15 | 16:45 » COOPER VISION SYMPOSIUM

Biofinity - The next generation of silicone hydrogel. Florence Malet MD, Bordeaux, Pierre Keller MD, France ppt_icon.png

16:45 - 17:35 » Free paper session

Chair: Ton Rouwen, Paul Heffinck

16:45 | 16.55 » Clinical design of a custom silicone hydrogel contact lens.

Timothy Giles, Duluth, USA ppt_icon.png

16:55 | 17:05 » Custom-made, lathe-cut silicone hydrogel contact lenses: first experiences !

James Ng MD, London, United Kingdom - U. Vogt ppt_icon.png

17:05 | 17:15 » Applications of a made-to-order silicone hydrogel toric contact lens.

Timothy Giles, Duluth, USA ppt_icon.png

17:15 | 17:25 » Comparison of the symptomatology of hydrogel contact lens wearers (HCLW) newly equipped with silicone hydrogel contact lens.

L. Beyls, Vannes, France ppt_icon.png

17:25 | 17:35 » Refractive piggyback as alternative to users of contact lens with high myopia.

Jose Norberto Fernandez Cotero MD, Santander, Spain ppt_icon.png

20:00 » Gala Dinner

09:00 | 9:45 » AMO BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM

Effects of multipurpose contact lens solutions on tear film proteins. Franz H Grus MD, Ettlingen, Germany ppt_icon.png

09:45 | 10:45 » Therapeutic lenses

Chair: Christina Grupcheva, Ingrid Houttequiet

09:45 | 10:05 » Basics in therapeutic lenses.

Andrena Mac Elvanney MD, London, United Kingdom

10:05 | 10:25 » Application in ocular surface disease.

Ton Rouwen MD, Utrecht, The Netherlands ppt_icon.png

Free papers:

10:25 | 10:35 » Experiences of ND-YAG photoadhesion as a therapy for recurrent corneal erosions ? case series.

Sameer Trikha MD, London, United Kingdom ppt_icon.png

10:35 | 10:45 » Therapeutic contact lenses in peripheral ulcerative keratitis.

Christos Amariotakis, London, United Kingdom ppt_icon.png

10:45 | 11:15 » Coffee break

11:15 | 11:20 » Award for Best Free Paper Presentation

11:20 | 12:20 » CLAO SYMPOSIUM

Chair: E. Lee Stock, Albert Franceschetti

11:15 | 11:35 » Orthokeratology: Past, Present And Future.

Sami El Hage PhD, Contact Lens Association of Ophtalmologists, USA ppt_icon.png

11:35 |11:55 » Corneal Epithelial Permeability.

E. Lee Stock MD, Contact Lens Association of Ophtalmologists, USA

11:55 | 12:15 » Bio Compatibility Of The Ocular Surface To Contact Lens Solutions.

Bruce Koffler MD, Contact Lens Association of Ophtalmologists, USA ppt_icon.png

12:20 » Closure of ECLSO 2007 and presentation of the conference 2008

09:00 | 10:20 » Session 1

Chair: José F. del Cotero

09:00 | 09:20 » Physiological aspects related to contact lens wear.

Florence Malet, France

09:20 | 09:40 » Overview of different lens types, wear modalities and materials.

Mihály Végh, Hungary ppt_icon.png

09:40 | 10:00 » Optic rules applied to contactology.

José Fernandez del Cotero, Spain ppt_icon.png

10:00 | 10:20 » Patient evaluation and indications / contraindications for contact lens wear.

René Mély, France ppt_icon.png

10:20 | 11:00 » Coffee Break

11:00 | 12:30 » Session 2

Chair: Mihály Végh

11:00 | 11:20 » Adaptation of soft contact lenses.

Herbert Schuster, Austria ppt_icon.png

11:20 | 11:40 » Silicone-hydrogels lenses: Daily wear, extended wear, current state of affairs?

Albert Franceschetti, Switzerland ppt_icon.png

11:40 | 12:00 » How to fit toric soft contact lenses.

Ton Rouwen, The Netherlands ppt_icon.png

12:00 | 12:20 » How to fit rigid contact lenses.

Ursula Vogt, United Kingdom ppt_icon.png

12:20 | 12:30 » Questions and answers

12:30 | 14:00 » Lunch

14:00 | 15:20 » Session 3

Chair: Ayfer Kanpolat

14:00 | 14:20 » Presbyopia and contact lenses.

Florence Malet, France

14:20 | 14:40 » Integrated Topography and Abberometry.

Joe Wakil, USA ppt_icon.png

14:40 | 15:20 » Contact lens adaptation for keratoconus.

Ingrid Houttequiet ppt_icon.png and Paul Heffinck ppt_icon.png, Belgium

15:20 | 16:00 » Coffee Break

16:00 | 17:30 » Session 4

Chair: Carina Koppen

16:00 | 16:20 » Contact lens fitting in children.

Jolanta Bendoriene, Lithuania ppt_icon.png

16:20 | 16:40 » Contact lens complications - recognition and management.

Ayfer Kanpolat, Turkey ppt_icon.png

16:40 | 17:00 » Contact lens care.

Carina Koppen and Veerle Beirnaert, Belgium ppt_icon.png

17:00 | 17:30 » Questions and answers.