Tarek Shaarawy

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Surgical techniques of Glaucoma surgery, normal pressure glaucoma, and glaucoma patterns of practice in developed and developing countries


President of the International Society of Glaucoma surgery; Member of the board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association; Author and editor of seven text books on Glaucoma, and more than 120 book chapters and publications in peer reviewed journals; Active in a number of NGOs dealing with global prevention of blindness; Founder member of the board of trustees of the Baladi Foundation which serves patients in upper Egypt.


Wednesday 8.30 am-9.30 amRoom 216

Moroccan Glaucoma Society Symposium - Angle closures updated to remove confusion

Chair(s): Alain Bron (France); Sidi Mohammed Ezzouhairi (Morocco); Tarek Shaarawy (Switzerland);

  • 08.30-08.40
    Understanding terminology and classifications
    Alain Bron (France)
  • 08.40-08.50
    Epidemiology and physiopathology of angle closure disease
    O. Cherkaoui (Morocco)
  • 08.50-09.00
    Zoom on gonioscopy
    Tarek Shaarawy (Switzerland)
  • 09.00-09.10
    Is Segment Anterior imaging of angle closure helpful or necessary?
    Sidi Mohammed Ezzouhairi (Morocco)
  • 09.10-09.20
    Irodotomy- Iridoplasty: Sequantial or Combined?
    Alain Bron (France)
  • 09.20-09.30
    Recent strategies to manage PAC and PACG
    M. Benharbit (Morocco)

Friday 8.30 am-10.00 amPlenary 2

The glaucoma surgery armamentarium - what's in our 2019 bag of tricks

Chair(s): Prin Rojanapongpun (Thailand); Tarek Shaarawy (Switzerland); Ingeborg Stalmans (Belgium);

Saturday 8.30 am-10.00 amRoom 111 & 112

First experiences with XEN®

Chair(s): Gus Gazzard (United Kingdom); Tarek Shaarawy (Switzerland); TBA; Andrew White (Australia); Bill Morgan (Australia); Leon Au (United Kingdom); Nathan Kerr (Australia);

    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);

    Saturday 12.15 pm-1.15 pmRoom 210 & 211

    International Society of Glaucoma Surgery - Glaucoma Surgical Nightmares

    Chair(s): Michael Coote (Australia); Tarek Shaarawy (Switzerland); Tanuj Dada (India);



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    MCI Amsterdam
    Schipluidenlaan 4
    1062 HE Amsterdam
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