NIIOS Cornea Evenings
3rd NIIOS USA Cornea Evening: Global innovations and contributions to lamellar keratoplasty techniques
San Diego, USA – Friday May 3rd, 2019 (6:30 PM – 11 PM)
For the third time, NIIOS USA is organizing a Cornea Evening in the US that will coincide with the first day of the ASCRS. On Friday, May 3rd 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 organizations as well as from the NIIOS Fellows Alumni Club and from the NIIOS team. During the evening there will be plenty of opportunity for networking and sharing knowledge and experience. We also invite delegates to submit a cornea case to be presented at the Global Grand Rounds session.
|6.30 PM||Doors open and reception|
|7.15 PM||Welcome and concert|
|Moderators:||Shameema Sikder & Lamis Baydoun|
|SESSION I||DMEK pearls and ‘disasters’|
|8.05 PM||Nightmare DMEK cases from the US||Mark Terry, Portland, USA
|8.10 PM||Nightmare DMEK cases from Holland||Isabel Dapena, NIIOS|
|8.15 PM||Rolling properties of DMEK grafts||Natalie Afshari, San Diego, USA|
|8.20 PM||Immediate ECD decrease in the early postoperative phase||Esther Groeneveld-van Beek, NIIOS|
|8.25 PM||Eye bank prepared DMEK tissue; the 6 P’s||Sadeer Hannush, Philadelphia, USA|
|8.45 PM||Global Grand Rounds||Shameema Sikder, Baltimore, USA|
|Avoiding a repeat PK with DMEK and intraocular pinhole implantation||Bruno Lovaglio Cançado Trindado, Belo Horizonte, Brazil|
|DMEK in vitrectomized eyes||Ozlem Evren Kemer, Ankara, Turkey|
|Irrigating forceps for DMEK graft manipulation in vitrectomized eyes||Allen Eghrari, Washington, USA|
|SESSION II||New techniques|
|9.00 PM||Remote ophthalmic diagnostics||Alex Phan, San Diego, USA|
|9.05 PM||DMEK in eyes with glaucoma tubes||Diana Dragnea, NIIOS|
|9.10 PM||Novel DMEK punch to facilitate surgery – first in human trial||Chandra Bala, Sydney, Australia|
|9.15 PM||My techniques for successful (Pre-)Descemet’s endothelial keratoplasty – endoilluminator, air pump and scaffolding||Soosan Jacob, Chennai, India|
|9.20 PM||Update on quarter DMEK||Sorcha Ní Dhubhghaill, NIIOS|
|9.25 PM||Bowman layer transplantation; what we’ve learned||Jack Parker, Birmingham, USA|
NEW: Global Grand Rounds session
This year we will have a new session: ‘Global Grand Rounds’. We encourage submissions for an interesting cornea case to be presented at the Cornea evening. the deadline for submissions was April 1st, 2019 – we are no longer open for new submissions. The most interesting cases will be selected for presentation. A case study should be max. 3 minutes and consist of
– 1 introduction slide
– 1 surgical video (max. 1 minute)
– 1 concluding slide.
We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!
Location: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, 207 5th Avenue, San Diego CA 92101, USA
Date: May 3rd 2019
Time: 6:30 PM – 11 PM
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 organizations as well as from the NIIOS Fellows Alumni Club and from the NIIOS-team. During the evening there will be plenty of opportunity for networking and sharing knowledge and experience.
Registration is now open.
We look forward to seeing you in Paris!
Location: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Date: September 13th, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM – 11 PM