Workshops & WetlabsThursday, December 5, 2019
0800–1000: CXL Basics Wet Lab. (Zurich I)
This wetlab will give concise recommendations and guidelines to treat corneal ectasia of various origins. Hands-on course using CXL irradiation devices and porcine corneas. Accelerated and transepithelial protocols will be discussed including the use of iontophoresis. An introduction to “CXL at the Slit Lamp” will also be provided.
1000–1200: CXL Advanced Wet Lab (Zurich II).
This wet lab is intended for individuals already performing CXL. This wet lab will provide demonstrations and best practice for treatment of infectious keratitis, thin corneas, accelerated CXL, pediatric patients and much more.
1200–1300: Light for Sight Foundation (Zurich I)
- 1200-1205: Introductions (NH)
- 1205-1213: Is keratoconus really rare? Identifying at risk patient groups (FH)
- 1213-1221: K-MAP global prevalence study on keratoconus in the pediatric population: Update (ET)
- 1221-1230: K-MAP study: The obstacles, successes and preliminary findings in Alexandria, Egypt (AE)
- 1230-1240: Best Practice Models for treating pediatric patients (FH)
- 1240-1250: Light for Sight Associates Accreditation Program Certification (ACP) Ceremony (FH)
- 1250- 1300: Group Photo
1330–1530: SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions: Customized treatments and CXL using the AMARIS (Zurich II)
This workshop will give an introduction into (wavefront-guided) treatment customization in patient cases with keratoconus, and how to combine it with a CXL procedure. Concrete cases will be discussed and ablation profiles developed jointly with the participants.
1600–1800: OCULUS Workshop:
More knowledge, new possibilities! Keratoconus Progression and Regression – Corneal Biomechanics meets Tomography. (Zurich I)
The workshop will take you on a journey to learn about objective Keratoconus progression and regression analysis. This journey will also take you into a new biomechanical world: you will gain detailed insight into corneal biomechanical properties. The lecturers will show you how and why you should combine corneal biomechanics with tomography in your daily practice. Actual demonstrations and hands-on devices included. No specific experience required.
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|Time||Room 1||Room 2|
|08:00||CXL Basics Wet Lab|
|10:00||CXL Advanced Wet Lab
|12:00||Light for Sight Foundation and EEC/ACP reception
|Time||Room 1||Room 2|
|13:30||CXL Basics Didactic Course and Wet Lab (French)
|SCHWIND eye-tech solutions Workshop
|16:00||OCULUS Didactic Workshop