Parallel Symposiums


Wednesday 3.00 pm-4.30 pmTBA

PS1
Controversies in angle closure treatment

Chair(s): Paul Foster (United Kingdom); Shamira Perera (Singapore); Yaxing Wang (China);

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    Case 1: Presenting Iridotomy in PACS
    Yaxing Wang (China)
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    Case 1: Presenting Iridotomy in PACS - Pro
    Daniel Grigera (Argentina)
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    Case 1: Presenting Iridotomy in PACS - Con
    Norlina Ramli (Malaysia)
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    Case 2: Presenting Iridoplasty
    Tin Aung (Singapore)
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    Case 2: Presenting Iridoplasty - Pro
    Robert Ritch (United States)
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    Case 2: Presenting Iridoplasty - Con
    Suman Thapa (Nepal)
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    Case 3: Presenting clear lens in PACS
    Rahat Husain (Singapore)
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    Case 3: Presenting clear lens in PACS - Con
    Marcelo Hatanaka (Brazil)
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    Case 3: Presenting clear lens in PACS - Pro
    Clement Tham (Hong Kong)

Wednesday 3.00 pm-4.30 pmTBA

PS4
New frontiers in glaucoma

Chair(s): Janet Serle (United States); Crawford Downs (United States); Peng Khaw (United Kingdom);

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    Deep Learning to Empower Glaucoma Docs in the future
    Naama Hammel (United States)
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    OCT in glaucoma: a look into the future
    Lucy Shen (United States)
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    Resuscitating RGCs
    Keith Martin (United Kingdom)
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    Applied genomics in glaucoma

Wednesday 3.00 pm-4.30 pmTBA

PS10
The Many Pressures of Glaucoma

Chair(s): Arthur Sit (United States); John H. K Liu (United States); Yvonne Buys (Canada);

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    Blood Pressure and Glaucoma
    Michael S. Kook (South Korea)
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    Does Intracranial Pressure Matter in Glaucoma?
    Ningli Wang (China)
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    Why Does IOP Fluctuate?
    Arthur Sit (United States)
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    Continuous Monitoring of IOP
    Kaweh Mansouri (Switzerland)
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    Managing Pressures in Clinical Practice
    Yvonne Buys (Canada)

Thursday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 203 & 204

PS3
Update on Imaging: Seeing is Believing

Chair(s): Cathy Green (Australia); Christopher Leung (Hong Kong); Alex Huang (United States);

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    Anterior Segment Imaging
    Lisandro Sakata (Brazil)
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    Considerations for Imaging the Myopic Eye
    Eun Ji Lee (South Korea)
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    OCT Angiography: Evolution or Revolution
    Harsha Rao (India)
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    Seeing Where the Aqueous is Flowing
    Alex Huang (United States)
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    Role of Macular Imaging in Glaucoma
    Kouros Nouri-Mahdavi (United States)

Thursday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 210 & 211

PS5
Now you see it, now you don't: progression or not?

Chair(s): Ki Ho Park (South Korea); David Garway-Heath (United Kingdom);

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    Glaucoma Progression or Normal Ageing?
    Fabio Lavinsky (Brazil)
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    Detecting progression in primate glaucoma
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    GL progression by OCT structure
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    Advances in VF analysis to detect progression
    Andrew Tatham (United Kingdom)
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    Role of Macular OCT imaging in clinical glaucoma progression
    Kyung Rim Sung (South Korea)

Thursday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 212 & 213

PS9
How glaucoma affects our patients

Chair(s): Ecosse Lamoureux (Singapore); Ryo Asaoka (Japan);

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    Measuring quality of life quicker and better through computer adaptive testing
    Eva Fenwick (Singapore)
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    Real-world evaluation of drivers with glaucoma
    Joanne Wood (Australia)
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    Measuring patient's disease perception in practice and research
    Kumari Vijaya (India)
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    Fear, falls, fractures & physical activity in glaucoma
    Pradeep Ramulu (United States)
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    The effect of glaucoma on a low income population
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    The numerous ways in which glaucoma affects our patients
    Simon Skalicky (Australia)

Thursday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 203 & 204

PS6
The gene hunters in glaucoma: finding nemo

Chair(s): James Craig (Australia); Hari Jayaram (United Kingdom);

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    Intro: finding glaucoma genes from human data
    Anthony Khawaja (United Kingdom)
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    Discovering Glaucoma Genes from Laboratory Models
    Subhabrata Chakrabarti (India)
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    The Clinical Application and Relevance of GWAS Studies
    Eranga Vithana (Singapore)
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    Conclusion: Working together for a common goal - the gene hunters united?
    Janey Wiggs (United States)

Thursday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 210 & 211

PS11
Congenital Pediatric Glaucoma

Chair(s): Alana Grajewski (United States); Ching Lin Ho (Singapore); Cecilia Fenerty (United Kingdom);

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    Debate on what is the best treatment for primary glaucoma in the neonate? Try angle surgery first - what have you got to lose?
    John Grigg (Australia)
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    Debate on my preferred surgical approach to primary congenital glaucoma: Classic goniotomy
    Peng Khaw (United Kingdom)
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    Debate on what is the best treatment for primary glaucoma in the neonate? Straight to trab or tube - why waste time
    Christiane Rolim de Moura (Brazil)
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    The well prepared examination under anesthesia
    Viney Gupta (India)
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    Debate on my preferred surgical approach to primary congenital glaucoma: Ab externo circumferential trabeculotomy
    Franz Grehn (Germany)
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    Surgery in juvenenile uveitic glaucoma
    Maria Papadopoulos (United Kingdom)
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    All grown up now: new management of adult congenital glaucoma
    Jocelyn Chua (Singapore)

Thursday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 212 & 213

PS14
Dilemmas in glaucoma surgery

Chair(s): Stefano Gandolfi (Italy); Leon Au (United Kingdom);

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    Will MIGS replace non-penetrating surgery?
    Gordana Sunaric-Megevand (Switzerland); Ecosse Lamoureux (Singapore)
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    When I do trab and when I do MIGS?
    Julian Garcia Feijoo (Spain)
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    When I do trab and when I do tube?
    Susana Duch (Spain)
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    Preventing bleb failure and optimising outcomes
    Tina Wong Tzee Ling (Singapore)
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    Preventing and managing Hypotony
    Chungkwon Yoo (South Korea)

Thursday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmTBA

PS16
Africa Symposium

Chair(s): Eddie Kgao Legodi (South Africa); Keith Martin (United Kingdom); Neeru Gupta (Canada);


    Friday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 203 & 204

    PS2
    The Future of Glaucoma Assessment

    Chair(s): Linda Zangwill (United States); TBA; Da-Wen Lu (Taiwan);

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      Assessing the Macula is Better than Assessing the Optic Nerve
      Carlos Gustavo de Moraes (United States)
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      Assessing the Optic Nerve is Better than Assessing the Macula
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      Fundus Photos are Better than OCT
      Sushmita Kaushik (India)
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      OCT is Better than Fundus Photos
      Tae-Woo Kim (South Korea)
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      Perimetry is the Best Assessment of Visual Function
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      Electrophysiology is the Best Assessment of Visual Function
      Brad Fortune (United States)
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      Future Options for Glaucoma Assessment
      Simon Skalicky (Australia)

    Friday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 210 & 211

    PS11
    Data: If a little bit is good, a lot of it is better

    Chair(s): David Mackey (Australia); Lingam Vijaya (India);

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      Integrating data from across the world
      Rupert Bourne (United Kingdom)
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      The IRIS registry: What can we learn from 120 million patient visits?
      Anne Louise Coleman (United States)
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      Large-scale practice data: what could we doing better for our patients?
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      UK biobank: lessons from a 100,000 person cohort study
      Michelle Chan (United Kingdom)
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      Consortia genetics and its lessons for disease mechanism
      James Craig (Australia)
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      Large population-based studies and their lessons from glaucoma - the KHANES study
      Ki Ho Park (South Korea)

    Friday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 212 & 213

    PS9
    New Potions from the Hogwarts Cauldron for Treating Glaucoma

    Chair(s): Viney Gupta (India); TBA; Leonard Levin (Canada);

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      Gene therapy for Glaucoma- Hope or Reality?
      Keith Martin (United Kingdom)
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      Targeting the Meshwork- A 21st Century Renaissance
      Toshihiro Inoue (Japan)
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      Rescuing Susceptible Retinal Ganglion Cells
      Yvonne Ou (United States)
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      Vit B (Niacin) for the treatment of glaucoma - too good to be true?
      Jonathan Crowston (Australia)
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      NO drugs for glaucoma
      Gerhard Garhöfer (Austria)

    Friday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 210 & 211

    PS7
    Lasers in glaucoma: a critical review

    Chair(s): Sonya Bennett (New Zealand); Lingling Wu (China);

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      Laser as a primary treatment in low income populations
      Heiko Philippin (Tanzania, United Republic of)
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      Laser iridotomy in PACS - ANALIS results
      Mani Baskaran (Singapore)
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      Laser iridotomy in PACS - ZAP Results
      Mingguang He (China)
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      LiGHT trial results
      Gus Gazzard (United Kingdom)
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      Micropulse and continous wave CC: early option or last resort
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      Recent findings in ECP including endocycloplasty
      Francisco Lima (Brazil)

    Friday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 212 & 213

    PS12
    Normal Tension Glaucoma Symposium

    Chair(s): Ingrida Januleviciene (Lithuania); Chan-Yun Kim (South Korea);

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      Normal Tension - should we bury the term? - Pro
      Harry Quigley (United States)
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      Normal Tension - should we bury the term? - Con
      Debbie Kamal (United Kingdom)
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      Rebuttal
      Harry Quigley (United States)
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      Rebuttal
      Debbie Kamal (United Kingdom)
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      Genetics and biology of NTG
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      Systemic risk factor modification and non-IOP lowering treatments in the management of NTG
      Chan-Yun Kim (South Korea)
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      Deciding on a target IOP in NTG, and achieving it safely without complications
      Tetsuya Yamamoto (Japan)
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      Challenging cases in NTG
      Kazuhisa Sugiyama (Japan)

    Saturday 10.30 am-12.00 pmTBA

    PS8
    Updating the evidence on MIGS

    Chair(s): Paul Healey (Australia); Ingeborg Stalmans (Belgium); TBA;

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      Ab-externo subconjunctival bypass
      Norbert Pfeiffer (Germany)
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      Ab-interno subconjunctival bypass
      Herbert Reitsamer (Austria)
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      Canal surgery
      Ron Fellman (United States)
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      Excisional trabecular surgery
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      Suprachoroidal devices
      Antonio Fea (Italy)
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      Trabecular bypass surgery
      Chelvin Sng (Singapore)

    Saturday 10.30 am-12.00 pmTBA

    PS10
    Getting care to those who need it

    Chair(s): Anja Tuulonen (Finland); Ronnie George (India);

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      Glaucoma care in the outback
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      Allocating precious resources to optimize care
      Olusola Olawoye (Nigeria)
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      Design and implementation of a nationwide glaucoma care skill upgradation program
      Ramanjit Sihota (India)
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      Employing low-cost high-quality imaging to find undetected glaucoma
      David Friedman (United States)
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      Reducing the urban-rural gap in glaucoma care in China
      Yaxing Wang (China)
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      Training glaucoma surgeons in West Africa
      Winifred Nolan (United Kingdom)

    Saturday 10.30 am-12.00 pmTBA

    PS13
    A holistic view on glaucoma: A case based approach

    Chair(s): Peter Shah (United Kingdom); Michael Coote (Australia);

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      Secondary pigmentary glaucoma
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      The challenges of Pseudoexfoliative glaucoma
      Gauti Johannesson (Sweden)
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      Uveitis and glaucoma
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      Severe ocular surface disease and glaucoma
      Stephanie Watson (Australia)
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      Post- traumatic glaucoma
      Sheila Marco (Kenya)
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      Managing glaucoma in Pregnancy
      Thasarat Vajaranant (United States)

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