Program

NIIOS USA CORNEA EVENING Los Angeles, May 5th, 2017

The 10-year DMEK anniversary

19:00 Doors open & buffet
20:00 Welcome
20:05 How is the first DMEK patient doing 10 years after bilateral DMEK Video presentation

SESSION I Endothelial wound healing in Fuchs dystrophy and bullous keratopathy

Chair Kathryn Colby & Shameema Sikder
20:15 Descemetorhexis without grafting Kathryn Colby, Chicago
20:20 My experience with descemetorhexis without grafting Oganes Oganesyan, Moscow
20:25 What can we learn from ultrastructural analysis of postmortem eyes Maya Tong, Toronto
20:30 DMEK, DMET, Hemi-DMEK or Quarter DMEK? Isabel Dapena, NIIOS
20:35 Discussion

SESSION II Challenging DMEK complications or much ado about nothing?

Chair Mark Terry & Shameema Sikder
20:45 Diabetic DMEK graft preparation Alan Blake, Birmingham
20:50 Relationship between tissue unscrolling time & endothelial cell loss Mark Terry, Portland
20:55 Prevention and management of DMEK graft detachment Friedrich Kruse, Erlangen
21:00 Allograft rejection – making the ´unvisible` visible Lamis Baydoun, NIIOS
21:05 NIIOS worst case scenarios Martin Dirisamer, München
21:10 Discussion

21:20 Break

SESSION III Advanced keratoconus – challenging novel treatment options?

Chair Perry Binder & Shameema Sikder
21:30 Bowman layer graft preparation and transplantation Esther Groeneveld
21:35 My first experience with Bowman layer transplantation John Parker, Birmingham
21:40 Bowman layer graft preparation with Femtosecond laser Jack Parker, Birmingham
21:45 Scleral lens fitting after Bowman layer transplantation Henny Otten, Nijmegen
21:50 Discussion

22:00 Music

22:20 Drinks

Please register here to attend the NIIOS USA Cornea Evening in Los Angeles on May 5th, 2017.