Subspecialty Day Session



26-06-2020 9.00 am-10.30 am Livestream 3

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Cornea, External Eye Diseases, and Eye Banking

Diagnosis and Treatment of Ocular Surface Diseases

Chair(s): Shigeru Kinoshita (Japan); Harminder Dua (United Kingdom);



26-06-2020 9.00 am-10.30 am Livestream 5

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Refractive Surgery

Progress in IOL Calculation

Chair(s): Marie-Jose Tassignon (Belgium); Beatrice Cochener-Lamard (France);

  • Topography for every cataract surgery
    Steve Arshinoff (Canada)
  • Personalizing the A constant- How to do it and why is it important?
    Cathleen McCabe (United States)
  • Best method to determine IOL power for extreme axial lengths
    Chitra Ramamurthy (India)
  • Review of the literature on IOL calculations- Best papers
    Thomas Kohnen (Germany)


26-06-2020 10.45 am-12.15 pm Livestream 1

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Cataract and Lens Surgery

Controversies in Cataract Surgery

Chair(s): Dan Kritzinger (South Africa); Anders Behndig (Sweden); Danapani Ramamurthy (India);

  • Femto vs Manual Phaco - The case for FLACS
    Johan de Lange (South Africa)
  • Femto vs Manual Phaco - The case against FLACS
    Cedric Schweitzer (France)
  • Intracameral Antibiotic Prophylaxis - The case for IC Abx
    Anders Behndig (Sweden)
  • Intracameral Antibiotic Prophylaxis - The case against IC Abx
    Soon-Phaik Chee (Singapore)
  • Multifocal IOL vs Monofocal monovision - The case for multifocal IOLs
    Dan Kritzinger (South Africa)
  • Multifocal IOL vs Monofocal monovision - The case against multifocal IOLs
    Marie-Jose Tassignon (Belgium)
  • Immediately Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery (ISBCS) - The case for ISBCS
    Steve Arshinoff (Canada)
  • Immediately Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery (ISBCS) - The case against ISBCS
    Danapani Ramamurthy (India)


26-06-2020 10.45 am-12.15 pm Livestream 3

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Cornea, External Eye Diseases, and Eye Banking

Diagnosis and Treatment of Corneal Infection

Chair(s): Vilavun Puangsricharern (Thailand);



26-06-2020 10.45 am-12.15 pm Livestream 5

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Refractive Surgery

From Multifocal to EDOF

Chair(s): Maria Jose Cosentino (Argentina); Gerd Auffarth (Germany);



26-06-2020 2.15 pm-3.45 pm Livestream 1

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Cataract and Lens Surgery

IOL Fixation with Deficient Capsular Support

Chair(s): Soon-Phaik Chee (Singapore); Mahipal Sachdev (India); Thomas Kohnen (Germany);

  • AC IOL - how to avoid complications
    Richard Packard (United Kingdom)
  • How to implant an iris claw IOL
    Thomas Kohnen (Germany)
  • Sulcus fixation of PC IOL in the presence of zonulopathy
    David Chang (United States)
  • Salvaging IOLs with sutured intracapsular rings
    Soon-Phaik Chee (Singapore)
  • Iris and scleral fixation made simple
    Sujatha Mohan (India)
  • Pearls and pitfalls in Yamane flanged IOL technique
    Amal Alwreikat (Jordan)
  • Glued IOL intrascleral haptic fixation for dummies
    Mahipal Sachdev (India)


26-06-2020 2.15 pm-3.45 pm Livestream 3

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Medical Retina

Subday: OCTA in AMD, Diabetic Retinopathy and other Retinal Disease

Chair(s): William F. Mieler (United States); Francesco Bandello (Italy);

  • It is impossible to manage AMD without OCTA - YES
    Eric Souied (France)
  • It is impossible to manage AMD without OCTA - NO
    William F. Mieler (United States)
  • It is impossible to manage diabetic retinopathy without OCTA - YES
    Francesco Bandello (Italy)
  • It is impossible to manage diabetic retinopathy without OCTA - NO
    Sobha Sivaprasad (United Kingdom)
  • It is impossible to manage retinal vein occlusions with OCTA - YES
    Caroline Baumal (United States)
  • It is impossible to manage retinal vein occlusions with OCTA - NO
    Srinivas Sadda (United States)


26-06-2020 2.15 pm-3.45 pm Livestream 4

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Lacrimal Diseases

Surgical Rejuvenation of the Upper Face

Chair(s): Mohsen Kashkouli (Iran); Mpopi Lenake (South Africa);



26-06-2020 2.15 pm-3.45 pm Livestream 5

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Pediatric Glaucoma - Under Pressure

Chair(s): Nicola Freeman (South Africa); Arif Khan (United Arab Emirates);

  • Pediatric Glaucoma in Syndromes
    Arif Khan (United Arab Emirates)
  • When are glaucomatous discs not due to glaucoma
    Ellen Mitchell (United States)
  • Genetics of Congenital Glaucoma
    Hannah Scanga (United States)
  • Angle Surgery for Congenital Glaucoma
    Alicia Serra (Spain)
  • Non-seton filtration surgery
    Ken Nischal (United States)
  • Tube surgery in Pediatric Glaucoma
    Nicola Freeman (South Africa)


26-06-2020 4.00 pm-5.30 pm Livestream 1

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Cataract and Lens Surgery

Refractive Cataract/IOL Surgery - My Top 5 Pearls

Chair(s): David Chang (United States); Alaa Eldanasoury (Saudi Arabia); Dennis Lam (Hong Kong);



26-06-2020 4.00 pm-5.30 pm Livestream 3

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Medical Retina

Subday: Artificial Intelligence in Medical Retina

Chair(s): Michael Chiang (United States); Dawn Sim (United Kingdom); Daniel Ting (Singapore);

  • Updates on deep learning for retinopathy of prematurity
    Michael Chiang (United States)
  • The UK perspective on digital health and AI in retina disease
    Dawn Sim (United Kingdom)
  • Digital health and AI in Retina Disease: The US perspective
    Linda Lam (United States)
  • Unlock the power of color retinal photos with AI
    Paisan Ruamviboonsuk (Thailand)
  • The Asian perspective on digital health and AI in retina disease
    Daniel Ting (Singapore)


26-06-2020 4.00 pm-5.30 pm Livestream 4

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Lacrimal Diseases

The Latest in Thyroid Associated Orbitopathy

Chair(s): Onur Konuk (Turkey); Dion Paridaens (Netherlands); Sara Wester (United States);

  • Can We Misdiagnose an Inactive Disease as an Active Disease?
    Onur Konuk (Turkey)
  • Beyond a Typical Thyroid Eye Disease
    Mohsen Kashkouli (Iran)
  • Oral Steroids: The Pros and Cons
    Suzanne Freitag (United States)
  • IV Steroids and Orbital RT: The pros and cons
    Francesco Quaranta Leoni (Italy)
  • Novel Developments in the Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease
    Dion Paridaens (Netherlands)
  • Teprotumumab - Initial Experience (Expanded Access and Phase 3) and New Research
    Sara Wester (United States)
  • Orbital Decompression: Current Insights and What's New
    Keith Carter (United States)
  • Strabismus Surgery: Techniques and the Outcome Measures
    Anja Eckstein (Germany)
  • Eyelid Surgery: Lower Eyelid Surgery in TAO: Key Pearls in Optimal Procedure Choice and Best Outcomes
    Tammy Osaki (Brazil)


27-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 3

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Surgical Retina

New Advances in Vitreoretinal Surgery

Chair(s): David Chow (Canada); Faisal Fayyad (Jordan); Makoto Inoue (Japan);



27-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 4

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Medical Retina

Subday: Management of Age Related Macular Degeneration

Chair(s): Patricia Udaondo (United States); Paisan Ruamviboonsuk (Thailand); TBA;

  • Will bevacizumab still be used for management of wet AMD 5 years from now?
    Baruch Kuppermann (United States)
  • Gene therapy for AMD
    Allen Ho (United States)
  • Roles of OCTA for management of wet AMD
    Shih Jen Chen (Chinese Taipei)
  • Brolucizumab into the current management of wet AMD
    Srinivas Sadda (United States)
  • Management of neovascular AMD - present
    Patricia Udaondo (United States)
  • AI for screening AMD: where are we now?
    Paisan Ruamviboonsuk (Thailand)


27-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 5

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Pediatric Cornea and Ocular Surface - The Rough with The Smooth

Chair(s): Nikolas Ziakas (Greece); Yair Morad (Israel);



27-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 3

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Surgical Retina

Paradigm shifts in Diabetic Retinal Disease- Surgical Approach

Chair(s): Hassan Mortada (Egypt); Tiliksew Teshome (Ethiopia); J. Fernando Arevalo (United States);

  • Introduction
    Hassan Mortada (Egypt)
  • Early vitrectomy for DR
    Maria Berrocal (Puerto Rico)
  • Advantages of TRD treatment with digital platform
    Marco Mura (Saudi Arabia)
  • Correlation of pre-operative Swept Source OCT & intraoperative findings in vitrectomy for PDR
    Cyrus Shroff (India)
  • Gauges, techniques and more ....in the management of severe PDR complications
    Faisal Fayyad (Jordan)
  • Vitreoretinal interface disorders in DR: Diagnosis & surgical approach
    Hassan Mortada (Egypt)
  • Lamellar approach in the surgical management of tractional retinal detachment in diabetic retinopathy
    Armin Wolf (Germany)
  • Final Comments & Questions
    J. Fernando Arevalo (United States)


27-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 5

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Safe Surgical Techniques for Pediatric Cataract : A World View

Chair(s): Ken Nischal (United States); Adedayo Adio (Nigeria);

  • Handling the small pupil in Pediatric Cataract Surgery
    Boris Malyugin (Russian Federation)
  • Optic capture in Pediatric cataract surgery
    Vladimir Pfeifer (Slovenia)
  • Pediatric Cataract Surgery - A Nigerian Perspective
    Adedayo Adio (Nigeria)
  • Managing the Capsule
    Ken Nischal (United States)
  • Hazards of Topical steroids post Infant Cataract Surgery
    Regitze Bangsgaard (Denmark)


29-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 4

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Uveitis

How to Make a Clinical Diagnosis and Reduce the Number of Special Investigations

Chair(s): Manfred Zierhut (Germany); Reema Bansal (India); Peter Mccluskey (Australia);



29-06-2020 12.00 pm-1.30 pm Livestream 1

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Lacrimal Diseases

Advances in Technology for Orbital Surgery

Chair(s): Xianqun Fan (China); Michael Grant (United States); Grant McLaren (South Africa);

  • Use of Navigation in Orbital Diseases
    Bradford Lee (United States)
  • Digital surgical platform with artificial intelligence models for diagnosis and treatment in orbital
    Xianqun Fan (China)
  • Sonopet
    Andrew Harrison (United States)
  • Suggested Optic Canal Decompression Protocol Based on a Patient Who Lost Vision Post Delayed Repair of an Orbital Fracture
    Grant McLaren (South Africa)


29-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 4

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Uveitis

Treatment of Uveitis in a Resource-Limited Setting

Chair(s): Jonel Steffen (South Africa); John Kempen (United States);

  • The Stepladder aproach for treating anterior uveitis
    Soumyava Basu (India)
  • How I have adapted my subspecialty practice of uveitis to a resource limited setting- regarding transitioning from Philadelphia to Addis Ababa
    John Kempen (United States)
  • Treatment of infectious posterior uveitis
    Jonel Steffen (South Africa)


On-demand session

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Glaucoma

Glaucoma Subspecialty Day Session 1 - State of the Art 2020

Chair(s): Neeru Gupta (Canada); Jeffrey Liebmann (United States);



On-demand session

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Glaucoma

Glaucoma Subspecialty Day Session 2 - Applying New Clinical Trial Data to Practice Today

Chair(s): Tin Aung (Singapore); Keith Barton (United Kingdom);

  • Welcome
    Tin Aung (Singapore)
  • OHTS - Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study – What Has 20 Years of Follow-up Taught Us?
    Gustavo De Moraes (United States)
  • LIGHT study - Laser Trabeculoplasty in Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension - Should Laser Trabeculoplasty Be the First Intervention?
    Keith Barton (United Kingdom)
  • ZAP Trial - What is the Value of Laser Iridotomy to Prevent Angle Closure?
    David Friedman (United States)
  • EAGLE Trial - What is the Role of Lens Extraction in Angle Closure Glaucoma?
    Tin Aung (Singapore)
  • Medical Therapy in Glaucoma - Is there Anything New?
    Anton Hommer (Austria)
  • Summary Comments
    Keith Barton (United Kingdom)


On-demand session

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Glaucoma

Glaucoma Subspecialty Day Session 3 - Managing Glaucoma with Co-Existing Ocular and Systemic Disease

Chair(s): David Greenfield (United States); Wisam Shihadeh (Jordan);



On-demand session

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Glaucoma

Glaucoma Subspecialty Day Session 4 - The Future of Glaucoma Care - Revolutions in Technology and Biology

Chair(s): Janey Wiggs (United States); Ningli Wang (China);



On-demand session

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Glaucoma

Glaucoma Subspecialty Day Session 5 - The Future of Glaucoma Care - Surgical Decisions and Techniques

Chair(s): Shan Lin (United States); Clement Tham (Hong Kong);

  • Welcome
    Clement Tham (Hong Kong)
  • When Cataracts and Glaucoma Collide
    Clement Tham (Hong Kong)
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgeries - Bleb Forming and Sparing Procedures, When and How?
    Baseer Khan (Canada)
  • Trabeculectomy – Trying to Achieve a Low Intraocular Pressure
    Eydie Miller-Ellis (United States)
  • Tubes - Their Place Among Glaucoma Surgeries
    Olusola Olawoye (Nigeria)
  • Targeting the Ciliary Body to Treat Glaucoma
    Shan Lin (United States)
  • Summary Comments
    Shan Lin (United States)


On-demand session

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Glaucoma

Glaucoma Subspecialty Day Session 6 - The Future of Glaucoma Care - Addressing Patient Questions and Concerns

Chair(s): Neeru Gupta (Canada); Ivan Goldberg (Australia); Ki Ho Park (South Korea);

  • Welcome
    Ivan Goldberg (Australia)
  • Quality of Life Focus on Glaucoma Care
    Fabian Lerner (Argentina)
  • Vitamins and Supplements - My Advice to Glaucoma Patients
    James Tsai (United States)
  • Sleep Patterns and Positions: Are They Related to Glaucoma Progression?
    Ki Ho Park (South Korea)
  • Evidence Based Advice on Coffee, Tea and Nutrition for Glaucoma Patients
    Anne Coleman (United States)
  • Lifestyle Advice - Meditation, Diving, and Wind Instruments with Glaucoma
    Robert Ritch (United States)
  • How Does COVID 19 Affect Glaucoma Care?
    Jeffrey Liebmann (United States)
  • Will I Go Blind From Glaucoma?
    Ivan Goldberg (Australia)
  • Summary Comments
    Ki Ho Park (South Korea)
  • Closing Remarks Glaucoma Subspecialty Day 2020
    Neeru Gupta (Canada)


On-demand session

Subspecialty day session

Topic: Surgical Retina

Complications & Challenges in Pediatric Vitreoretinal Surgery

Chair(s): Ehab El Rayes (Egypt); Remzi Avci (Turkey); Ihab Saad Othman (Egypt);