NIIOS Cornea Evenings

6th NIIOS Cornea Evening: Paris, France, on Friday, September 13th, 2019

NIIOS is organizing a Cornea Evening in Paris, France that will coincide with the first day of the ESCRS Congress. On Friday, September 13th, 2019 you will hear about the latest developments and insights in the field of corneal transplantation.

We are honored to have internationally renowned speakers from different institutes, from the NIIOS Fellows Alumni Club and from the NIIOS-team. During the evening there will be plenty of opportunities for networking and sharing knowledge and experience.

Download the invitation (PDF) including the program



6.00 PM Doors open and social buffet
7.00 PM Welcome and concert
8.00 PM Introduction
Moderators: Kathryn Colby & Lamis Baydoun
SESSION I This and that
8.00 PM Current status of Descemet stripping only for Fuchs Dystrophy Kathryn Colby, Chicago, USA
8.05 PM Cell therapy for bullous keratopathy Shigeru Kinoshita, Kyoto, Japan
8.10 PM Update on quarter DMEK for Fuchs Dystrophy Lisanne Ham, NIIOS
8.15 PM Bioengineered corneal graft boot camp: testing constructs for surgical fitness Sorcha Ní Dhubhghaill, NIIOS
8.20 PM Cataract surgery in Fuchs patients Tom van Goor, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
8.25 PM The DMEK ‘Wave’ maneuver Itay Lavy, Jerusalem, Israel
8.30 PM Topical treatment of iron/blood staining of the cornea Chandra Bala, Sydney, Australia
8.35 PM Discussion
SESSION II My outcomes and your outcomes
8.55 PM Non-stripping DMEK for failed secondary grafts Jorge L. Alió del Barrio, Alicante, Spain
9.00 PM Treating failed grafts: a real world perspective Mor Dickman, Maastricht, the Netherlands
9.05 PM Mini-DMEK for acute keratoconus Claus Cursiefen, Cologne, Germany
9.10 PM Descemet membrane transplantation for keratoconus Oganes Oganesyan, Moscow, Russia
9.15 PM Femtosecond laser assisted cross linked lenticule insertion for keratoconus Rajesh Fogla, Hyderabad, India
9.20 PM Femtosecond laser assisted Bowman layer tranplantation for keratoconus Lars Zumhagen, Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
9.25 PM An update on Bowman layer transplantation Isabel Dapena, NIIOS
9.30 PM Discussion  
9.45 PM Drinks and reception
Posters Anterior chamber rebubbling with C3F8 gas for persistent DMEK detachments Eitan Livny, Tel Aviv, Israel
Other posters Diana Dragnea, Alina Miron, Daniele Spinozzi, NIIOS

We look forward to seeing you in Paris!

Location: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Date: September 13th,  2019
Time: 6:00 PM – 11 PM

IMPORTANT: There will be a security check at the entrance of the building. All delegates must be registered in andvance and bring proof of their identity (identity card, driver’s licence, passport). 




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