Trends in Ophthalmology
Digital Meeting

Friday, April 23rd 2021
(Via Zoom)

0900 – 1100
Medical Eye Unit Cases
Chaired by Dr. Jonny Virgo & Dr. Tasanee Braithwaite
0915 – 0945: “Does it walk like a duck?” Dr. Lucia Dong
0945 – 1015: “Does it quack like a duck?” Dr. Mitsuko Nakajima
1015 – 1045: Higher cortical visual function, Dr. Gordon Plant
1045 – 1100: Industry break out & coffee:
Altacor, Bausch+Lomb, BVI, Farmigea, Haag-Streit & John Weiss, Santen, Scope and Thea.

1101 – 1155
Trends in Retina – Chaired by Mr. Omar Mahroo
Supported by Bausch+Lomb
1101 – 1103: B+L video
1103 – 1113: Introduction, the top 20 genes, approach to patients, Mr. Omar Mahroo
1115 – 1130: Securing genetic diagnosis: current and future landscape, Prof. Andrew Webster
1132 – 1147: Preventing or reversing blindness in inherited retinal disease, Dr. Samantha De Silva
1147 – 1155: Questions and discussion

1155 – 1335
Trends in Glaucoma – Chaired by Mr. Ian Rodrigues
Supported by Haag-Streit & John Weiss, with Farmigea
1155 – 1157: Haag-Streit/John Weiss and Farmigea video
1157 – 1212: Trends in glaucoma diagnostics: the role of OCT, Mr. Saurabh Goyal
1215 – 1230: Trends in glaucoma lasers: selective laser trabeculoplasty, Mr. Ian Rodrigues
1235 – 1250: Trends in glaucoma surgery: the Preserflo microshunt, Prof. Sheng lim
1250 – 1255: Questions and discussion
1255 – 1335: Industry break out & lunch:
Altacor, Bausch+Lomb, BVI, Farmigea, Haag-Streit & John Weiss, Santen, Scope and Thea.

1340 – 1400
The Kitty Heatley Memorial Lecture
The dietary influence of vitamins, minerals and micronutrients on glaucoma endophenotypes,
Dr. Samad Ansari.

1403 – 1515
Trends in Cataracts – Chaired by Mr. Maninder Bhogal
Supported by Santen, with AOS
1400 – 1402: Santen and AOS video
1402 – 1417: Update on managing aphakia, Mr. Maninder Bhogal
1419 – 1434: Update on iol types for managing presbyopia, Prof, Jod Mehta
1436 – 1451: Wavefront aberrations and a new polynomial basis: an update, Dr. Radhika Rampat
1453 – 1458: Questions and discussion
1458 – 1510: Industry break out & tea:
Altacor, Bausch+Lomb, BVI, Farmigea, Haag-Streit & John Weiss, Santen, Scope and Thea.

1510 – 1640
Case of the Year Presentations  Chaired by Ms. Susie Morley
1510 – 1540: Joint Oculoplastics & anterior segment case: “An Ocular Surface Story”
Dr. Meriam Islam & Dr. Korina Theodoraki
1540 – 1555: Paediatric case: ‘The apparently blind baby” Dr. Lily Lai
1555 – 1610: Medical Retina case: “A silent pandemic” Dr. Edward Bloch
1610 – 1625: VR case: “A COVID crunch averted” Mr. Harry Orlans
1625 – 1640: Glaucoma case: “Xen and beyond” Dr. Anurag Garg

1645 – 1650: Meeting close with industry slides

Thanks go to our Industry partners supporting this event:
Altacor, AOS, Bausch+Lomb, Santen, Scope, Farmigea Ophthalmics Ltd, Haag-Streit & John Weiss, Beaver Visitec International, and Thea UK Ltd.

Trends raises funds for Eyehope (reg. charity no. 1177770)

For further details:

Contact the Eyehope events team Gill Wood on:
Email: gill@gm-projects.co.uk
Tel: 07789 950412 or 01942 936477

Address for correspondence & payments: FAO Eyehope C/O Maria Bell
Department of Twin Research
3rd floor, South Wing, Block D
St Thomas Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London
SE1 7EH

Registered Charity Address: Eyehope, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX