Program CXL Meeting 2022

Day 1
Friday, December 9

Wetlab EMAGine “CXL – Beginners/Intermediate”

Chairs: Farhad Hafezi, Boris Knyazer, Emilio Torres-Netto
TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
07:4560 minute wetlab  

 

CXL Basics

Chairs: Emilio Torres-Netto
TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
08:55IntroductionFarhad Hafezi (Switzerland) 
09:00Corneal structure and biomechanicsJohn Marshall (UK) 
09:20CXL: increase in biomechanics & enzymatic resistanceFrederik Raiskup (Germany) 
09:40CXL: oxidative stress & DNA intercalationNanji Lu (China) 
10:00Discussion  
10:15Coffee Break  
10:40Understanding the demarcation lineCosimo Mazzotta (Italy) 
11:00CXL and endothelial cell toxicity. How much is too much?Theo G. Seiler (Switzerland) 
11:20Light, fluence, oxygen. How everything works togetherFarhad Hafezi (Switzerland) 
11:40Discussion  

 

Keratoconus Diagnostics

Chairs: Miltos Balidis (Greece), Stephen Klyce (USA)
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13:30PMD versus keratoconusMichael Belin (USA) 
13:45Current biomarkers in keratoconus and cross-linkingRohit Shetty (India) 
14:00Discussion  
14:15OCT elastographySabine Kling (Switzerland) 
14:30Brillouin microscopyJ. Bradley Randleman (USA) 
14:45ABCD + ERiccardo Vinciguerra (Italy) 
15:00Discussion  
15:15Coffee break  

 

Keratoconus therapeutics

Chairs: Mohamed Shafik Shaheen (Egypt), Ashraf Armia (Egypt)
TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
15:45Femto-CAIRSShady Awaad (Lebanon) 
16:00Discussion  
16:15SLAKMario Nubile (Italy) 
16:30Discussion  
16:45CXL Plus: PTK and CXLMiguel Rechichi (Italy) 
17:00CXL Plus: Customized PRK and CXLPaolo Vinciguerra (Italy) 
17:15Discussion  
17:30CXL Plus: ICRS, PRK, CXL and phakic lensesEfekan Coşkunseven (Turkey) 
17:45Scleral lenses for extreme KCLéonard Kollros (Switzerland) 
18:00Discussion  

 

Oculus Course “Modern Keratoconus Monitoring”

Chairs: TBD
TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
18:1560 minute course  

Day 2
Saturday, December 10

 

Wetlab EMAGine “CXL – Advanced”

Chairs: Farhad Hafezi, Boris Knyazer, Emilio Torres-Netto
TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
07:4560 minute wetlab  

 

CXL for ectasia

Chairs: Cynthia Roberts (USA), John Marshall (UK)
TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
09:00TBI 2.0: next-generation biomechanical indexRenato Ambrosio Jr (Brazil) 
09:10Free paper  
09:20Free paper  
09:30Free paper  
09:40Discussion  
09:50Coffee Break  
10:20SMART approach to keratoconus diagnosticsNikki Hafezi (Switzerland) 
10:30Free paper  
10:40Free paper  
10:50Questions  
11:00PRK and CXL without MMC versus CXL alone: results of a prospective studyShady Awwad (Lebanon) 
11:10Free paper  
11:20Free paper  
11:30Questions  
11:40Combining CorVis and OCT data to diagnose KCNan-Ji Lu (China) 
11:50Free paper  
12:00Free paper  
12:10Discussion  

 

Lunch break

TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
12:20   

 

Schwind Course “Tips & Tricks performing customized treatments”

Chairs: TBD
TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
12:3060 minutes course  

 

PACK-CXL

Chairs: Farhad Hafezi (Switzerland), Mohamed Hosny (Egypt)
TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
13:50High-fluence PACK-CXL in vitro  
14:00Free paper  
14:10Free paper  
14:20Discussion  
14:30Free paper  
14:40Free paper  
14:50Free paper  
15:00Discussion  

 

Group photo

TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
15:15Congress group photo  
15:30Coffee break  

  

Various I

Chairs: Rohit Shetty (India), Riccardo Vinciguerra (Italy)
TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
16:00Brilluoin microscopy before and after CXL: preliminary data Riccardo Vinciguerra 
16:10Free paper  
16:20Free paper  
16:30Discussion  
16:40Free paper  
16:50Free paper  
17:00Free paper  
17:10Discussion  

 

CXL Plus II

Chairs: Paolo Vinciguerra (Italy), Leonardo Mastropasqua (Italy)
TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
17:20Free paper  
17:30Free paper  
17:40Free paper  
17:50Discussion  

  

Award session and close

TimeTitleSpeakerNotes
18:00CXL Experts’ Meeting Award  
18:05Poster award  
18:10Closing remarks, announcement of CXL Experts’ Meeting 2023