Workshops & Wetlabs

Thursday, December 5, 2019
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Learn from the experts in Zurich in our practical wetlab and didactic workshop sessions!

LEARN DIRECTLY FROM THE EXPERTS

The global cross-linking leaders will assemble in Zurich for the CXL Experts’ Meeting. Why not learn directly from them in the practical wetlab and didactic workshop sessions?

Morning Session

0800–1000: CXL Basics Wet Lab. 

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.

0800–0900: CXL Basics Didactic Course (French).

This course presented in French will provide a summary about CXL principles and medical indications. A minimum number of participants is required.

0915–1015: Light for Sight Foundation:

“Is Keratoconus Really Rare?” lecture, followed by the EEC ACP awards ceremony

1030–1230: CXL Advanced Wet Lab.

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.

Afternoon Session

1330–1530: CXL Basics Wet Lab (French).

This wetlab will be a repeat of the morning session CXL Basics but be provided in the French language. A minimum number of participants is required.

1330–1530: SCHWIND eye-tech solutions Workshop

This workshop will give an introduction into customized wavefront-guided TransPRK for the treatment of keratoconus, and how to combine it with a CXL procedure. Concrete cases will be discussed and ablation profiles developed jointly with the participants.

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Farhad Hafezi

ELZA Institute, Zurich
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Shady Awaad

American University of Beirut
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Miguel Rechichi

Oculista Rechichi Miguel, Catanzaro, Italy
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Tobias Ewering

Schwind eye-tech solutions

1600–1800: Oculus Didactic Workshop:

Description TBD.

Morning Sessions

Time Room1 Room2
08:00 CXL Basics Wet Lab
08:00–10:00
CXL Basics Didactic Course (French)
08:00–09:00
08:30    
09:00    
09:15   Light for Sight Foundation
09:15–10:15 
10:00    
10:15    
10:30   CXL Advanced Wet Lab
10:30–12:30 
11:00    
11:30    
12:00    
12:30    

Afternoon Sessions

Time Room1 Room2
13:30 CXL Basics Wet Lab(French)
13:30–15:30
SCHWIND eye-tech solutions Workshop
13:30–15:30
14:00    
15:00    
15:30    
16:00   Oculus Didactic Workshop
16:00–18:00
16:30    
17:00    
17:30    
18:00    

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