Henny Beckers

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Main research topic is innovative glaucoma surgery. Research lines also include diagnosis and progression of glaucoma, adherence with medication, and cost-effectiveness studies.

MD, phD

University Eye Clinic
Maastricht University Medical Center
The Netherlands

Glaucoma specialist and cataract and glaucoma surgeon at the University Eye Clinic Maastricht, with an active role in Glaucoma management in The Netherlands. Secretary of the Netherlands Glaucoma Group. Chairmanships include regional, national and international Glaucoma symposia. Teaching activities include coordinating postgraduate training courses for ophthalmologists and optometrists on the subject of glaucoma.


Thursday 5.00 pm-6.00 pmMelbourne Room

Rapid Fire Session 1

Chair(s): Fabian Lerner (Argentina); TBA; Henny Beckers (Netherlands);

  • 5.00-5.05
    Spontaneous normal tension glaucoma in aged marmosets
    Takayuki Harada (Japan)
  • 5.05-5.10
    Bimatoprost Sustained-Release Implant for Lowering Intraocular Pressure: Long-Term Efficacy and Patient-Reported Outcomes
    Randy au Craven (United States)
  • 5.10-5.15
    Efficacy of A Deep Learning System for Detecting Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy based on Color Fundus Photographs
    Mingguang He (China)
  • 5.15-5.20
    In vitro and in vivo delivery of a sustained release nanocarrier-based formulation of an MRTF/SRF inhibitor in conjunctival fibrosis
    Cynthia Yu-Wai-Man (United Kingdom)
  • 5.20-5.25
    Combined Optical Coherence Tomography and Visual Field Endpoints to Improve Future Glaucoma Clinical Trials
    Zhichao Wu (Australia)
  • 5.25-5.30
    Progression in Perimetrically Normal Eyes of Open-angle Glaucoma Patients with Unilateral Visual Field Loss: An Eight-year-follow-up Study
    Xiang Fan (China)
  • 5.30-5.35
    Interim results of a prospective, randomized phase 2 study evaluating the safety and efficacy of Travoprost Intraocular Implants
    Robert Edward Ang (Philippines)
  • 5.35-5.40
    Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Classifier to Detect Gonioscopic Angle Closure Based on Anterior Segment OCT Images
    Benjamin Xu (United States)
  • 5.40-5.45
    Wound healing and its potential biomarkers in human tear after trabeculectomy
    Natalia Volkova (Russian Federation)

Friday 5.00 pm-6.00 pmRoom 219

Tubes: varied techniques

Chair(s): Prin Rojanapongpun (Thailand); Mark Sherwood (United States); Luis Abegão Pinto (Portugal);

Saturday 10.30 am-12.00 pmPlenary 2

Updating the evidence on MIGS

Chair(s): Paul Healey (Australia); Chelvin Sng (Singapore); Cecilia Fenerty (United Kingdom);



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