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REFRATIVA R.I.O. course - MAY 27th - 31st

PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING

COORDINATION: DR. MARCONY R. SANTHIAGO

 

PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMMING

COORDINATION: DR. MARCONY R. SANTHIAGO

 

IN 2020 THE COURSE STARTS AT 7:30 AM ON MAY 27.

BADGE AND MATERIAL AVAILABLE TO BE PICKED UP TUESDAY MAY 26th FROM 3 pm

May 27th, 2020 Wednesday

 

7:30 Course Presentation: Format and Objectives

The new concept of REFRACTIVE SURGERY

 

Propedeutica Part I: We need to talk about all this

7:40 Main diseases and systemic medications that impact the candidate for refractive surgery

8:00 What I need to know about Retina: Key Points

8:10 What I need to know about Glaucoma: Key Points

8:20 What I need to know about Eye Motility: Key Points

 

Propedeutica Part II: The surface

8:30 Ocular Surface - Report of the International DEWS

8:50 Dry eye and refractive surgery: The importance of properly diagnosing and treating

9:10 Pulsed Light and Physical / Mechanical Treatment of Meibomius Gland Dysfunction

9:30 LipiFlow and thermotherapy

9:45 Automated surface analysis

 

10:00 COFFEE BREAK

Propedeutica Part III: We have a situation here

10:30 Herpes and refractive surgery: How and when to do prophylaxis.

10:40 Herpes infection and refractive surgery: How to identify and treat

10:50 Bacteria, protozoa, fungi ... how to drive?

11:00 Eye Allergy, inflammatory markers, and refractive surgery

11:15 New Perspectives in the Treatment of Eye Allergy

11:30 Critical analysis: Rho Kinase (ROCK) enzyme inhibitors and surgical procedures

11:50 Endothelial Dysfunction, Cataracts and Refractive Surgery: What do we need to know?

12:00 Refractive Surgery: Risk Factors Vs Screening Methods

 

12:30 LUNCH

 

Propedeutica Part IV: Corneal imaging

13:30 Corneal thickness analysis: When is it too thin and why

14:20 Differences between technologies for corneal topography

14:50 Understanding the Image Pattern: Corneal Topography with Placid Disc

15:10 Identifying the Pre-ectatic Cornea: Big steps, Missteps, and next steps

 

Beyond the Obvious Part I

15:40 LASIKonomics

 

16:00 COFFEE BREAK

16:30 - 22:30 Special Sessions and WET LABs - HANDS ON

* Details about Special Sessions and wet labs under the "WET LABs" icon

Do not coincide with the theoretical classes

 

May 28th, 2020 Thursday

 

Propedeutica Part VI: Complement to Topography

7:30 Specific device series: Understanding ITrace

7:40 Specific device series: Understanding OPD scan

7:50 Tomography with slit image

8:10 Tomography by Scheimpflug / Pentacam

8:40 Integration of Scheimpflug-Based Tomography and Biomechanical Assessments

9:00 Tomography by Scheimpflug Duplo and Disco de Placido / Galilei

9:40 OCT in Refractive Surgery

 

10:00 COFFEE BREAK

Propedeutica Part VII: New Images

10:30 Epithelial map in refractive surgery

11:10 Translational Biomechanics in Corneal and Refractive Surgery

12:00 Biomechanical principles for the Refractive surgeon

 

12:30 LUNCH

Understanding intraoperative Part I

13:30 Percentage of Tissue Altered (PTA): Concept and how to apply it on a daily basis

14:20 Optical Zone and Centralization (Coaxial to the reflection of light or pupil center?)

14:40 LASIK part I: Indications, peculiarities and scientific evidence.

15:20 LASIK part II: management of complications

15:40 FLAP amputation: when and how to deal

 

16:00 BREAK - COFFEE BREAK

16:30 - 22:30 Special Sessions and WET LABs - HANDS ON

* Details about Special Sessions and wet labs under the "WET LABs" icon

Do not coincide with the theoretical classes

May 29th, 2020 Friday

Understanding the intraoperative Part II

7:30 Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK): Indications, peculiarities and scientific evidence.

8:00 Transsepithelial PRK: Concept and results

8:20 Myths and truths about haze: What evidence is there

8:40 PTK in refractive surgery

9:00 The role of the corneal basement membranes: Wha the refractive surgeon should know

Not exactly where I wanted

9:20 Post-excimer retreatments: When and how

9:40 Pupil size matters?

 

10:00 COFFEE BREAK

We need a decision: How far are we going?

10:30 Limits on refractive surgery how far to bend or flatten?

10:55 Flowchart for decision making

11:20 The importance of ciclotorsion compensation

11:40 Effect of Anisometropia on the Predictability and Accuracy of Refractive Surgery

Beyond the Obvious part II

12:00 Patient satisfaction and myths about excimer laser

12:30 LUNCH

Details matter

13:30 Planning to optimize the result in the treatment of astigmatism

13:40 Particularities of the excimer laser for myopia

13:50 Particularities of the excimer laser for hyperopia

In addition to the excimer laser part I

14:00 SMILE: Learning curve: Tips and Pitfalls

14:20 SMILE: results and management of complications

14:30 Anterior Chamber Phakic IOL: results and complications

14:50 Posterior Chamber Phakic IOL: results and complications

Blowing minds session I

15:10 Storytelling of entrepreneurial life

 

16:30 - 22:30 Special Sessions and WET LABs - HANDS ON

* Details about Special Sessions and wet labs under the "WET LABs" icon

Do not coincide with the theoretical classes

May 30th, 2020 Saturday

 

Excimer saves I

7:30 ametropia correction after a corneal transplant

In addition to the excimer laser part I

7:50 Relaxing incision: applications and nomogram

8:00 Implant with pinhole effect: Xtra Focus

Understanding evolution

8:20 Evolution of how the laser is applied to the cornea

From broad beam to flying spots and such

8:35 Evolution of ablation profiles:

How and why we arrive at the optimized profile and aspherical treatments

Guided treatment

8:50 Topography-guided surgery: New concepts

9:20 Surgical manipulation of optical aberrations and their clinical effect

Blowing minds session II

9:40 Collateral Beauty: All I have are the choices I make

10:00 COFFEE BREAK

 

10:30 DISCUSSION OF ILLUSTRATIVE CASES

CASES FROM BASIC TO ADVANCED WILL BE PRESENTED, WITH DISCUSSION AND INTERPRETATION OF EXAMS.

Dilated patient with a lot of difference in refraction, how much of hyperopia to treat?

Correct static or dynamic refraction?

Astigmatism: top or refraction axis?

Cataract or Cornea: Where to go?

Dry eye treat in what way?

Presbyopic myopic patient, what is the best option? What if it is hyperopic?

Altered topography and normal tomography: Can I operate?

Is this cornea too thin or can you operate?

Doubts like these and many others in 2 and a half hours of discussion with lightness and information

12:30 LUNCH

Excimer saves II

13:30 Excimer laser as a therapeutic surgery

13:45 Using optics to optimize refractive outcomes

Come and see it up close: The revolution of presbyopia

14:00 Strategies to ease presbyopia with excimer laser

14:20 Biometrics and IOL calculation after refractive surgery

14:30 Presbyopic IOL Overview: Current and Future Innovations

15:00 Prevention and Management of Positive and Negative Dysphotopsias

15:10 Advances in Presbyopic IOLs: Expanding Eligibility in Previous Borderline Cases

15:20 Modulating the Cornea in Patient's Off Target With Refractive IOLs

Blowing minds session III

15:30 A WORLD PERSPECTIVE: The future is faster than you think

 

16:00 COFFEE BREAK

16:30 - 22:30 Special Sessions and WET LABs - HANDS ON

* Details about Special Sessions and wet labs under the "WET LABs" icon

Do not coincide with the theoretical classes

 

May 31st, 2020 Sunday

 

Important to talk about this:

7:30 Nano Drops

7:40 Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery: What the previous segment surgeon should know

8:00 Critical analysis of the pharmacological treatment of myopia

8:30 Perspective criticizes femtosecond for cataract surgery

Keratoconus today

9:00 Understanding the corneal topography and its signs of weakening

9:30 Keratoconus: diagnosis and natural progression

9:45 Evolution criteria and flow chart of conduct in ectatic disease

10:00 COFFEE BREAK

go the rings ...

10:30 Intra-stromal Ring: How to Plan step by step

11:00 Practical tips on intraoperative ring

11:30 Ring and cataract surgery

11:40 Phaco and Phakic Lios in Irregular Corneas

It's the end: crosslink yourself

12:00 CROSSLINKING Part I: Beyond UV light: The role of riboflavin and its vehicle

12:20 CROSSLINKING Part II: Correct indications, different situations, and age

12:40 CROSSLINKING Part III: Different techniques and customization

13:00 CROSSLINKING Part IV: Myths and truths: Minimum thickness, the role of Oxygen

13:20 CROSSLINKING Part V: Understanding complications and unexpected results

13:40 CROSSLINKING Part VI: Practical tips and flow chart

14:00 The end: miss you all already

* Estimated time for closing the course and there may be adjustments.

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