Main CXL Course

Date:
Friday, December 1, 2017
Basics
Chairs:
Eberhard Spoerl / Ahmed Elsheikh
9.00
Fluence and corneal thickness
Eberhard Spoerl (Germany)
9.20
CXL: Riboflavin, oxygen, light
Sabine Kling (Switzerland)
9.40
Corneal structure and biomechanics
Sally Hayes (GB)
10.00
Corneal Biomechanics: modulating factors
Ahmed Eksheikh (GB)
10.20
Riboflavin absorption kinetics , enzymatic resistance
David O’Brart (GB)
10.40
Corneal topography
Mazen Sinjab (KSA)
11.00
Biomechanical changes after Cross-Linking
Rohit Shetty (India)
11.20
Panel discussion
11.40-13.30
Lunch
CXL Protocols 1
Chairs:
Brad Randleman / Farhad Hafezi
13.30
CorVis to measure biomechanics in vivo
Paolo Vinciguerra (Italy)
13.50
Brillouin microscopy to measure biomechanics in vivo
Brad Randleman (USA)
14.10
Keratoconus
Frederik Raiskup (Germany)
14.30
Customized CXL
Theo G. Seiler (Switzerland)
14.50
Panel discussion
15.10-15.40
Coffee Break
CXL Protocols 2
Chairs:
Frederik Raiskup / Paolo Vinciguerra
15.40
CXL/PRK and Xtra procedures
A. John Kanellopoulos (Greece)
16.00
PACK-CXL for corneal infections
Emilio Torres (Switzerland)
16.20
CXL in very thin corneas
Farhad Hafezi (Switzerland)
16.40
CXL as a refractive procedure
Theo Seiler (Switzerland)
17.00
Panel discussion
17.30
End
Poster Reception
Rooms:
Paris & Amsterdam
17.45 to 19.00
Wine and cheese served
Banquet Dinner
Room:
Zurich
19.00
Honoring a special guest

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