Workshops & Wetlabs

Date:
Thursday, November 29, 2018

Light for Sight Wetlab "CXL for Beginners"

Morning Session / 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Limited to 25 participants

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. Specifically, accelerated and transepithelial protocols will be discussed including the use of ionotophoresis.

Wetlab "PACK-CXL (for Veterinarians)"

8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

This workshop will cover the current state of the art in using PACK-Cross-Linking for infectious and non-infectious melting in both human and veterinary applications. Specifically, the use of PACK-CXL in therapy-resistant cases and as an add-on procedure to conventional antimicrobial therapy will be discussed.

Schwind eye-tech solutions Workshop:

"Corneal wavefront-guided treatments and CXL using the AMARIS"

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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.

Light for Sight Workshop

"Identifying, accessing and managing high risk patients with keratoconus"

2 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.

This workshop will focus on patients with reduced to missing compliance and how to detect and treat progressive keratoconus in these cases, i.e. in patients with Down Syndrome. Concise recommendations for diagnosis and treatment will be given.

SERVImed Wetlab "CXL for Beginners"

Afternoon Session / 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Limited to 25 participants

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. Specifically, accelerated and transepithelial protocols will be discussed including the use of ionotophoresis.

Oculus Workshop "Screening for early ectatic disease and KC progression"

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

This workshop will give a concise overview about combining tomography and biomechanical measurements using Scheimpflug technology. Actual demonstrations and hands-on devices included. No specific experience required.

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