Friday December 1st 2017

09:00 - 09:15

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Joint Welcome and overview

Speakers

    René MELY (Valmont, FRANCE), Alex J. SHORTT (London, UNITED KINGDOM)

 

09:15 - 11:00

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The science of dry eye and ocular surface disease

 09:15 - 11:00
 Alex J. SHORTT (London, UNITED KINGDOM)Presentation PDF
Scientific Advances in Dry Eye Disease
 Murat DOGRU (Yokohama, JAPAN)
DEWS Update
 Lyndon JONES (Waterloo, CANADA)Presentation PDF
Panel Q&A
 

 

11:00 - 11:30

Exhibition area

Coffee break

 

11:30 - 13:00

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Ocular Surface Disease Masterclass: "Clinical Pearls in OSD and Dry Eye"! Interactive Case Based Discussion about common but poorly understood conditions / rare but interesting conditions / complex cases

 11:30 - 12:00
Masterclass: “Clinical Pearls in Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency”
 Francisco FIGUEIREDO (Newcastle, UNITED KINGDOM)
 12:00 - 12:30
My Bugbear!
 Saeeha RAUZ (Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM)
 12:30 - 13:00
Acanthamoeba Keratitis
 Martin WATSON (London, UNITED KINGDOM)
 

 

13:00 - 14:00

Exhibition area

Lunch

 

14:00 - 14:30

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Bron Award presentations

Chairperson

    Francisco FIGUEIREDO (Newcastle, UNITED KINGDOM)
 14:00 - 14:10
Contact lens related central toxic keratopathy-like syndrome: a case series with literature review
 Darren Shu Jeng TING (Sunderland, UNITED KINGDOM)Presentation PDF
 14:10 - 14:20
The use of confocal microscopy in the provisional diagnosis of Acanthamoeba Keratitis
 Vijay PATEL (Leicester, UNITED KINGDOM)
 14:20 - 14:30
Relationship of severity of Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy with triplet repeat expansion in TCF4 and The Potential Implications to Surgical Intervention
 Kirithika MUTHUSAMY (London, UNITED KINGDOM)
 

 

14:30 - 15:00

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BCLA

 14:30 - 15:00
New developments in medical contact lenses
 Brian TOMPKINS (Northampton, UNITED KINGDOM)
 

 

15:00 - 15:15

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Industry SILVER Symposium

 

15:15 - 15:40

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Free papers

Chairpersons

    Jaishree GANDHEWAR (Wolverhampton, UNITED KINGDOM), Zoe JOHNSON (Newcastle, UNITED KINGDOM)
 15:15 - 15:20
Corneal confocal microscopy for assessment of corneal nerve morphology in patients with obesity
 Fahri Onur AYDIN (Istanbul, TURKEY)Presentation PDF
 15:20 - 15:25
An improved ocular surface treatment strategy using dry preserved human amnion
 Andrew HOPKINSON (Nottingham, UNITED KINGDOM)Presentation PDF
 15:25 - 15:30
Clinical outcome of amniotic membrane transplantation for treatment of different cornea and conjunctiva diseases
 Inês Maria Pacheco Soares CARNEIRO (Maia, PORTUGAL)Presentation PDF
 15:30 - 15:35
Evaluation of the role of silicone hydrogel contact lens use on the Meibomian gland morphology and function
 Mehtap ARSLANTURK (Ankara, TURKEY)
 15:35 - 15:40
The effect of contact lens use on corneal epithelium
 Nese ARSLAN (Ankara, TURKEY)Presentation PDF
 

 

15:40 - 16:10

Exhibition area

Afternoon Tea

 

16:10 - 17:05

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Kersley medal lecture

 16:10 - 17:00
Genetics and Corneal Disease - an overview
 Stephen TUFT (London, UNITED KINGDOM)Presentation PDF
 17:00 - 17:05
Presentation of Kersley Medal made by Alex J. Shortt
 Alex J. SHORTT (London, UNITED KINGDOM)
 

 

17:05 - 17:10

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Bron Award presentations

 17:05 - 17:10
 Francisco FIGUEIREDO (Newcastle, UNITED KINGDOM)
 

 

17:10 - 17:20

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Summary and Objectives of Day 1

 17:10 - 17:20
 Alex J. SHORTT (London, UNITED KINGDOM)
 

 

17:20 - 17:45

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MCLOSA AGM

 

Saturday December 2nd 2017

08:30 - 09:00

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AGM ECLSO

 

09:00 - 10:00

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Session 1: Soft Contact Lenses

Chairperson

    René MELY (Valmont, FRANCE)
 09:00 - 09:20
Contact lens drop-outs, factors, and ways to prevent drop-outs
 Graeme YOUNG (Farnham, UNITED KINGDOM)Presentation PDF
 09:20 - 09:50
Contact lens solution preservatives and the uptake/release issues
 Lyndon JONES (Waterloo, CANADA)Presentation PDF
 09:50 - 10:00
Discussion
 

 

10:00 - 10:30

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Free Papers

Chairperson

    René MELY (Valmont, FRANCE)
 10:00 - 10:05
Daily disposable on-eye contact lens wettability – importance of lens material
 Michel GUILLON (London, UNITED KINGDOM)
 10:05 - 10:10
Changes in relative peripheral refraction, HOAs and optical quality using a soft centre distance multifocal contact lens with different additions and optical zones
 Giancarlo MONTANI (Lecce, ITALY)Presentation PDF
 10:10 - 10:15
Is myopia control for every myope?
 Langis MICHAUD (Quebec, CANADA)Presentation PDF
 10:15 - 10:20
ND filter as a therapeutic option for unilateral reduced visual quality
 J.m.j VAN VLIET (Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS)Presentation PDF
 10:20 - 10:30
Discussion
 

 

10:30 - 11:00

Exhibition area

Coffee break

 

11:00 - 12:00

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Session 2: Presbyopia Debate: Refractive Surgery versus Contact Lenses

Chairpersons

    Gudrun BISCHOFF (Hamburg, GERMANY), Ursula VOGT (London, UNITED KINGDOM)
 11:00 - 12:00
Presbyopia and Contact Lenses
 Andrena MC ELVANNEY (London, UNITED KINGDOM)Presentation PDF
 Dan REINSTEIN (London, UNITED KINGDOM)Presentation PDF
Round table with international views on presbyopia correction
 Deborah JACOBS (Needham, UNITED STATES), Tania SCHAEFER (Curitiba, BRAZIL), Gudrun BISCHOFF (Hamburg, GERMANY)
 11:55 - 12:00
Free paper: Cortical changes in visual and non visual areas induced by monovision
 Shehzad NAROO (Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM)
 

 

12:00 - 12:45

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Industry GOLD Symposium

 

12:45 - 14:00

Exhibition area

Lunch

 

14:00 - 15:00

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Sclerals' Master Class

Chairperson

    Ayse Ebru TOKER (Morgantown, UNITED STATES)
 14:00 - 14:15
Impression scleral lenses for today: less of a grind, more of a graphic
 Ken PULLUM (Hertford, UNITED KINGDOM)
 14:15 - 14:30
Optimizing scleral lens fit and corneal health with the use of oblate designs
 Langis MICHAUD (Quebec, CANADA)Presentation PDF
 14:30 - 14:45
Scleral lenses – Current research to date and what we need to learn
 Lynette JOHNS (Boston , UNITED STATES)Presentation PDF
 14:45 - 15:00
Discussion
 

 

15:00 - 15:21

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News from industry

Chairperson

    Ayse Ebru TOKER (Morgantown, UNITED STATES)

 

15:30 - 16:00

Exhibition area

Coffee break

 

16:00 - 17:00

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Managing Irregular Astigmatism: Surgery versus Specialty Lenses

Chairperson

    Carina KOPPEN (Antwerp, BELGIUM)
 16:00 - 16:30
Keratoconus: pro surgery
 Ali MEARZA (London, UNITED KINGDOM)Presentation PDF
Keratoconus: pro lenses
 Deborah JACOBS (Needham, UNITED STATES)Presentation PDF
 16:30 - 17:00
Post-keratoplasty: pro surgery
 Sheraz DAYA (Surrey, UNITED KINGDOM)
Post-keratoplasty: pro lenses
 Florence MALET (Bordeaux, FRANCE)
 

 

17:00 - 17:20

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BCLA

Chairperson

    Florence MALET (Bordeaux, FRANCE)
 17:00 - 17:20
Clinical Conference 2017; Scientific Highlights
 Shehzad NAROO (Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM)Presentation PDF
 

 

17:20 - 17:45

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Free papers

Chairperson

    Florence MALET (Bordeaux, FRANCE)
 17:20 - 17:25
Contact lens fitting after intracorneal ring segments (ICRS) implantation
 Luisa MALHEIRO (Porto, PORTUGAL)Presentation PDF
 17:25 - 17:30
Surface area of endothelial blebs and cells after 25 minutes of scleral lens wear of various clearances
 Langis MICHAUD (Quebec, CANADA)Presentation PDF
 17:30 - 17:35
Scleral lenses decrease the need for corneal transplants in severe keratoconus
 Carina KOPPEN (Antwerp, BELGIUM)Presentation PDF
 17:35 - 17:40
A 20-year retrospective study of contact lens prescribing at Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas-SP
 Ana paula ENGEL (Poços de caldas, BRAZIL)Presentation PDF
 17:40 - 17:45
Eyebrid hybrid contact lenses – short-term results
 Ibrahim Inan HARBIYELI (Adana, TURKEY)Presentation PDF
 

 

17:45 - 18:00

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Rapid fire on crosslinking

Chairperson

    Florence MALET (Bordeaux, FRANCE)
 17:45 - 17:48
Cross-linking in keratoconus - the importance of early treatment
 Yoram BIGER (Kfar-saba, ISRAEL)Presentation PDF
 17:48 - 17:51
Comparative results between conventional and accelerated crosslinking at 4 years
 Cristina NICULA (Cluj napoca, ROMANIA)Presentation PDF
 17:51 - 17:54
Evaluation of safety and efficacy of corneal collagen cross linking in a pediatric population of Iranian keratoconic patients
 Fateme ALIPOUR (Tehran, IRAN)Presentation PDF
 17:54 - 17:57
Accelerated (9 mw/cm2) corneal collagen crosslinking for progressive keratoconus: two-year follow-up
 Ömür UÇAKHAN-GÜNDÜZ (Ankara, TURKEY)Presentation PDF
 17:57 - 18:00
Discussion
 

 

18:00 - 18:10

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Announcement of the best paper presentation and best poster, introduction of next year's congress