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1 1 st JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and SICSSO Held in Maremma Tuscany XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO GROSSETO, ITALY July 7-9, 2011 ADVANCED Program XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO È prevista la traduzione SIMULTANEA INGLESE ITALIANO

2 Held in Maremma Tuscany GENERAL INFORMATION VENUE: S.P. 158 delle Collacchie, 465 Hotel Fattoria La Principina Grosseto, Italy Tel SCIENTIFIC SECRETARIAT: Fabrizio Camesasca, MD Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milano - Italy Organizing Secretariat: and SICSSO, c/o Silmaris Via Ciro Menotti, Grosseto, Italy Tel: Fax: Web: INSURANCE: Delegates are advised to take out travel insurance to cover medical expenses, accidents, loss, etc. Organizers will not be liable for injuries, damage or loss of participants properties. OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: The official language of the Congress is English. Italian <-> English simultaneous translation will be available in both Room 1 and Room 2. VISA/PASSPORT All participants from abroad shall have valid passports. All participants who may require visas are asked to contact the Italian Embassy in their country. Without a timely visa application (at least 1 month before the Congress) submitted at a Italian Embassy responsible for your country, it will not be possible to issue a visa. Weather Conditions In July the weather conditions in Tuscany, Italy are hot and sunny. Expected temperatures range from, 20 C to 30 C. Currency: The official currency of the Congress is Euro. Identification of Participants: Attendance of the Congress and related activities will be possible only with the official identification badge. Voltage Source: It is possible to use all electric devices using voltage of 220V. Registration desk: All participants will receive their Congress pack at the registration desk. The opening hours of the registration desk: Wednesday 6 th July Thursday 7 th July Friday 8 th July Saturday 9 th July Exhibition: The congress is accompanied by a commercial exhibition which is open as follows: Thursday 7 th July Friday 8 th July Saturday 9 th July ECM: The congress is accredited by ECM/CME. CELLULAR PHONES: Cellular phones must be switched off during all sessions. 2

3 1 st JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and SICSSO ATTENDING Speakers Khaled-Ahmed Luciano Cerulli Marco Leozappa Roberto Pinelli Abdelrahman Salvatore Cillino Samuel Levinger Matteo Piovella Elena Albè Pasquale Cocca Carlo Lovisolo Augusto Pocobelli Gianni Alessio Rossella Anna Maria Cze Hong Low Ennio Polito Assaf Amhed Colabelli-Gisoldi Holger Lubatschowski Diego Ponzin Anas A Anbari Magdalena Cortes Saverio Vincenzo Luccarelli Erik Potgieter Elena Antoniazzi Daniela Dolcino Farooqui Mansoor Vincenzo Ramovecchi Pasquale Aragona Fabio Dossi Giorgio Marchini Roberto Ratiglia Marco Azzolini Warrak Elias Michele Marullo Michele Reibaldi Federico Badalà Marco Fantozzi Leonardo Mastropasqua Sven Reisdorf Corrado Balacco-Gabrieli Paolo Fogagnolo Vincenzo Maurino Cynthia Roberts Lelio Baldesci Cesare Forlini Luca Menabuoni Maurizio Rolando Alessandra Balestrazzi Alessandro Franchini Rita Mencucci Nicola Rosa Stefano Barabino Paolo Frezzotti Felice Menicacci Pietro Rosetta Gaetano Barbaro Giovanni Frongia Erik L. Mertens Anna Roszkowska Emma Amasio Bartoli Giovanna Gabbriellini Tommaso Micelli-Ferrari Letitia Salvetat Andrea Bedei Caterina Gagliano Paolo Michieletto Vincenzo Sarnicola Micheal Belin Tamer O Gamaly Edoardo Midena Robert Schultze Roberto Bellucci Zisis Gatzioufas Stefano Miglior Rossi Scipione Maddalena De Bernardo Luca Giovannini Kacerik Miroslav Giuseppe Sciuto Paolo Bonci David Glasser Alberto Montericcio Vincenzo Scorcia Stefano Bonini Sinan Goker Simonetta Morselli Sebastiano Serrao Marco Borgioli Luca Gualdi Luigi Mosca Leopoldo Spadea Francesco Boscia José Luis Guell Alessandro Mularoni Edoardo Stagni Allan Bruce Farhad Hafezi Marco Nardi Walter Stark Paolo Brusini Islam M. Hamdi Piergiorgio Neri Alexander Stojanovic Patrizia Busatto Seyed Javad Hashemian Francesco Nizzola Gustavo Tamayo Philip Buscemi Claudio Iacobucci Mario Nubile Larry N. Thibos Luca Buzzonetti Sugita Juntaro Paolo Nucci Patricia Toro Antonio Calossi John Kanellopoulos Vincenzo Orfeo William B Trattler Fabrizio Camesasca Omid Kermani Nicola Orzalesi Salvatore Troisi Marino Campanelli Stephen D. Klyce Luigi Pacente Davide Venzano Giuseppe Carlevaro Domenico Lacerenza Franco Passani Michele Vetrugno Ciro Caruso Michele Lanza Mattia Passilongo Paolo Vinciguerra Maria Caterina Cascella Manuela Lanzini Emilio Pedrotti Scott Wagenberg Stefano Cavazza Dongho Lee Graziella Pellegrini Steven E. Wilson XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO 3

4 ROOM 1 ROOM 2 ROOM 3 Held in Maremma Tuscany PROGRAMME OVERVIEW THURSDAY KERATOPLASTY I CROSS-LINKING & ECTASIA I OCULAR SURFACE AND CORNEAL PHYSIOPATHOLOGY II DIAGNOSTICS OCULAR SURFACE AND CORNEAL PHYSIOPATHOLOGY I ADVANCED REFRACTIVE SURGERY COURSE OUTPATIENT HANDBOOK COURSE REFRACTIVE SURGERY I REFRACTIVE SURGERY II ADVANCED REFRACTIVE SURGERY COURSE ANTIGLAUCOMATOUS THERAPY AND PATHOLOGY OF THE OCULAR SURFACE COURSE EYELID SURGERY AND OCULAR SURFACE COURSE PENTACAM COURSE KERATOPLASTY II ROOM 1 ROOM 2 ROOM 3 ROOM KERATOPLASTY III BASIC CROSS-LINKING COURSE PREMIUM IOLS & CATARACT SURGERY I OFFICIAL WELCOME - ROOM 1 FRIDAY REFRACTIVE SURGERY III LIVE EVALUATION OF DIFFICULT CASES OCULAR SURFACE AND CORNEAL PHYSIOPATHOLOGY III MINI-INVASIVE APPROACH TO ANTERIOR SEGMENT SURGERY AND DRUG THERAPY COURSE PREMIUM IOLS & CATARACT SURGERY II OPD COURSE KERATOPLASTY IV NURSES SESSION CROSS-LINKING & ECTASIA II OCULAR SURFACE AND CORNEAL PHYSIOPATHOLOGY IV KERATOPLASTY V SATURDAY ROOM 1 ROOM 2 ROOM 3 PREMIUM IOLS & CATARACT SURGERY - II ISRS COURSE ADVANCED CROSS-LINKING COURSE CROSS-LINKING & ECTASIA III Key: Session - Room 1 Session - Room 2 Session - Room 3 Session - Room 4 Course

5 1 st JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and SICSSO thursday 7 July ROOM OPENIG REMARKS Paolo Vinciguerra - Vincenzo Sarnicola KERATOPLASTY I Chairman: J. Guell (Spain) Moderators: R. Appolloni (Italy), M. Motta (Italy) Badalà Federico (Milano - Italy) Early outcomes of endothelial keratoplasty with the neusidl corneal inserter Pocobelli Augusto (Roma - Italy) Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) using thin precut donor tissues: comparison between microkeratome and femtosecond laser Schultze Robert (New York - USA) Three Year Outcomes Comparison of Sequential and Combined Cataract and DSAEK Surgery Sarnicola Vincenzo (Grosseto - Italy) DSAEK: Graft insertion by sutures: up date results Glasser David (Detroit - USA) Cell Loss and Graft Survival after Penetrating and Endothelial Keratoplasty Abdelrahman Khaled-Ahmed (Cairo - Egypt) Femtosecond laser-assisted posterior keratoplasty Serrao Sebastiano (Roma - Italy) One-year corneal analysis following Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) triple procedure Pedrotti Emilio (Vicenza - Italy) Effect of lamellar graft thickness on the anatomical and functional outcomes in dsek patients Ponzin Diego (Padova - Italy) Donor tissue preparation for Descemet membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty Nubile Mario (Chieti - Italy) Ultra-thin femtosecond laser-assisted Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (FSL-DSEK) Wagenberg Scott (Cleveland - USA) Effect of donor lenticule thickness on visual acuity and endothelial survivial in DSAEK Scorcia Vincenzo (Catanzaro - Italy) Survival of Mushroom Keratoplasty Performed in Corneas with Post-Infectious Vascularized Scars Gualdi Luca (Roma - Italy) Intracorneal ring peforation into anterior chamber in a keratoconus patient Mosca Luigi (Roma - Italy) Unusual surgical application of corneal graft after removal of anterior ocular neoformations Colabelli Gisoldi Rossella A. M. (Roma - Italy) Double anterior chamber after DALK using bigbubble technique for treatment of corneal stromal opacities and corneal dystrophies Cross-Linking & Ectasia I Chairman: C. Roberts (USA) Moderators: W. Trattler (USA), O. Kermani (Germany) Roberts Cynthia (Columbus - USA) Prediction of biomechanical and topograhic response after cornea collagen crosslinking Kermani Omid (Cologne - Germany) Focus On Iatrogenic Ectasia Rossi Scipione (Roma - Italy) Posterior corneal high order aberrations after corneal cross linking XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO 5

6 Held in Maremma Tuscany thursday 7 July ROOM Buzzonetti Luca (Roma - Italy) Transepithelial Corneal Cross-Linking In Children. Early Results Trattler William B. (Miami - USA) Multicenter comparison of epithelial-on vs epithelial-off crosslinking Stagni Edoardo (Catania - Italy) Update of Trans-Epithelial Corneal Cross Linking: what s new? De Bernardo Maddalena (Sorrento - Italy) Evaluation of Corneal Biomechanical Properties Before and After Corneal Crosslinking Rosetta Pietro (Vercelli - Italy) Efficacy of Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL) in the treatment of corneal melting complicated by very low pachymetry values Lacerenza Domenico (Potenza - Italy) Efficacy of Transepithelial Cross-Linking (CXL-TE): Our experience Mularoni Alessandro (Bologna - Italy) Combined treatment ICRs and transepithelial cross linking in keratoconic eyes: preliminary results Menicacci Felice (Siena - Italy) Cross-Linking treatment in special cases Caruso Ciro (Napoli - Italy) Trans-Epithelial Cross-Linking With Riboflavin Solution: One - Year Clinical results Abdelrahman Khaled-Ahmed (Cairo - Egypt) Evidence of improved vision and decreased keratometry in keratoconus after collagen cross linking at 12 months follow up OCULAR SURFACE AND CORNEAL PHYSIOPATHOLOGY II Chairman: S. Bonini (Italy) Moderators: P. Frezzotti (Italy) Rolando Maurizio (Genova - Italy) Profile of patients with tear dysfunction Neri Piergiorgio (Ancona - Italy) Dynamic treatment of tear dysfunctions Wilson Steven E. (Cleveland - USA) Histopatological analysis of inflammation and stromal cell death after insertion of the Acufocus ACI 7000 lens in a rabbit model Montericcio Alberto (Trapani - Italy) Therapeutic contact lenses and ocular surface Nucci Paolo (Milano - Italy) Surgical Management of Severe Corneal Involvement due to Untreated Congenital Upper Eyelid Coloboma in Pediatric Patient Ratiglia Roberto (Milano - Italy) In-vivo confocal microscopy of meibomian glands in Sjogren s syndrome Ponzin Diego (Padova - Italy) Ocular manifestations in patients with EECsyndrome: what do we know and how can we treat? Montericcio Alberto (Trapani - Italy) Update on surgical treatment of pterygium Glasser David (Detroit - USA) Management of Ocular Herpes Infections: HSV and VZV Nucci Paolo (Milano - Italy) Surgical Management of Severe Keratopathy due to Upper Eyelid Entropion in Four Years Old Child with Hallermann-Streiff Syndrome 6

7 1 st JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and SICSSO thursday 7 July ROOM Ratiglia Roberto (Milano - Italy) Corneal Involvement in Graves Orbitopathy: an in-vivo confocal study syndrome Micelli Ferrari Tommaso (Bari - Italy) Assessment of the effecacy of 5% sodium chloride eye drops in the treatment of corneal edema after cataract surgery Campos Emilio (Bologna - Italy) Cord blood serum eye drops in the treatment of severe cornel epithelial disease in GVHD and SS patiens Diagnostics Chairman: M. Belin (USA) Moderators: S. Klyce (USA), F. Camesasca (Italy), M. Nubile (Italy), M. G. Quaranta (Italy) Vinciguerra Paolo (Milano - Italy) Corvis: a new tool for evaluating cornea Roberts Cynthia (Columbus - USA) Prediction of corneal deformation as a function of intraocular pressure, biomechanical properties, thickness and curvature Belin Michael (Marana - USA) Customized normal values for corneal elevation in subjects by a rotating scheimpflug camera Belin Michael (Marana - USA) New parameters for the Belin/Ambrosio Enhanced Ectasia Display andimproved ROC curves Klyce Stephen D. (New York - USA) Corneal tomography vs OCT vs ultrasound - what do we need, what can it tell us? Lubatschowski Holger (Hannover - Germany) OCT controlled fs-laser preparation of corneal transplants Reisdorf Sven (Germany) The Pentacam - innovative diagnostics for refractive surgery New frontiers in the diagnosis of the anterior segment through the Casia technology: clinical cases Albè Elena (Milano - Italy) ORA for the diagnosis of keratoconus Reibaldi Michele (Catania - Italy) ORA assessment of biomechanical corneal parameters and IOP in keratoconus patients Thibos Larry N. (Bloomington - USA) Measuring light scatter during tear break-up with a shack-hartmann wavefront aberrometer Hashemian Seyed Javad (Theran - Iran) Direct Measurement of the Ciliary Sulcus Diameter by Ultrasound Biomicroscopy and Correlation with White to White Measurement Luccarelli Saverio Vincenzo (Milano - Italy) Assessment of Central Corneal Thickness in Healty Eyes Using Anterior Segment Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography, Specular Microscopy and Ultrasound Pachimetry XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO 7

8 Held in Maremma Tuscany thursday 7 July ROOM 2 OCULAR SURFACE AND CORNEAL PHYSIOPATHOLOGY I Chairman: M. Campanelli (Italy) Moderators: L. Cerulli (Italy) Antoniazzi Elena (Pavia - Italy) Dry eye syndrome HRT (hormone replacement therapy) in menopausa Gagliano Caterina (Gela - Italy) Treatment of Dysfunctional Tear Syndrome: role of phytoestrogens Wilson Steven E. (Cleveland - USA) Corneal Myofibroblast Generation From Bone Marrow-derived Cells Ratiglia Roberto (Milano - Italy) The Ocular Surface in Dry Eye: an in Vivo Integrated Confocal Study Aragona Pasquale (Messina - Italy) Effects of aminoacids enriched artificial tears on the ocular surface of patients affected by dysfunctional tear syndrome Klyce Stephen D. (New York - USA) Corneal Biomechanics: Another View Trattler William B. (Miami - USA) Incidence of concomitant cataract & dry eye: a prospective health assessment of cataract patients ocular surface Cerulli Luciano (Roma - Italy) Autoserum treatment of surface keratopathy Bonini Stefano (Roma - Italy) Diagnosis and treatment of non-infectious corneal ulcers Thibos Larry N. (Bloomington - USA) Optical and visual effects of tear film instability Montericcio Alberto (Trapani - Italy) Caustic lime injury and ocular surface reconstruction Advanced Refractive Surgery CoURSE Director: M. McDonald (USA) Panel: S. D. Klyce (USA) Outpatient Handbook CoURSE Director: S. Santoro (Italy) Panel: D. Mazzacane (Italy) S. Rossi (Italy), P. Vinciguerra (Italy), P. Aragona (Italy) Barabino Stefano (Genova - Italy) A pilot double-masked clinical trial on the comparison of treatment with xiloial monodose or optive monodose in patients with dry eye syndrome 8

9 1 st JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and SICSSO thursday 7 July ROOM 2 REFRACTIVE SURGERY I Chairman: D. Epstein (Swiss) Moderators: S. Wilson (USA), E. Albè (Italy) Lee Dongho (Seoul - South Korea) Long term follow of PRK with intraoperative Mitomycin-C - Updated cofocal microscopic examination results Farooqui Mansoor (Riyadh - Saudi Arabia) Multifocal intraocular lenses earning physician s and patient s confidence: my early experience with multifocal intraocular lenses Gamaly Tamer O. (Muscat - Oman) OPD CATz LASIK for the treatment of compound myopic astigmatism Allan Bruce (London - UK) Multiple regression analysis in wavefront LASIK nomogram development Lee Dongho (Seoul - South Kotrea) Multifocal cornea for the treatment of presbyopia Goker Sinan (Istambul - Turkey) SUPRACOR; new presbyopia treatment with Technolas 217p Lanza Michele (Napoli - Italy) Evaluation of corneal biomechanical properties before and after photorefractive keratectomy Nizzola Francesco (Modena - Italy) Predictability, efficacy, stability and safety of Sub- Bowman-Keratomileusis with IntraLase Serrao Sebastiano (Roma - Italy) Long-term changes of the anterior cornea after photorefractive keratectomy for myopia and myopic astigmatism: Corneal topography Balacco Gabrieli Corrado (Roma - Italy) Efficacy of Autologus Serum Eye Drops in post PRK dry eye patients: a confocal microscopy study Azzolini Marco (Lecco - Italy) Long term comparison of tissue-saving versus conventional photorefractive keratectomy for high myopia Roszkowska Anna (Messina - Italy) Oral Aminoacids supplementation improves corneal reinnervation after refractive surgery Pinelli Roberto (Brescia - Italy) Presbyopic corneal curve of last generation (P-CURVE): concepts and long-term results Fantozzi Marco (Pistoia - Italy) FlexivueTM corneal inlay for the surgical correction of presbyopia Mosca Luca (Roma - Italy) Customized therapeutic ablation with a 1000 hz excimer laser after corneal surgery Discussion REFRACTIVE SURGERY II Chairman: C. Roberts (USA) Moderators: S. Klyce (USA), I. Torres (Italy), D. Epstein (Swiss) Epstein Daniel (Zurich - Swiss) Why it is so difficult to correct astigmatism? McDonald Marguerite Non-surgical approaches to the treatment of severe optical aberrations: do they work XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO 9

10 Held in Maremma Tuscany thursday 7 July ROOM Gamaly Tamer O. (Muscat - Oman) Conventional, OATz, and OPDCAT LASIK for the treatment of high astigmatism with the cross cylinder technique Boscia Francesco (Bari - Italy) Combined phakectomy and small-gauge vitrectomy for the correction of high myopia Menicacci Felice (Siena - Italy) Problems with Ocular surface after LASIK with Femtosecond laser: our experience Amasio Bartoli Emma Myopia correction and simultaneous presbyopia compensation using femtosecond laser technique Warrak Elias (Beirut - Lebanon) Photorefractive keratectomy in patients with keratoconus: 4 year follow up study Levinger Samuel (Jerusalem - Israel) Femtosecond laser-enabled astigmatic keratotomy for post-keratoplasty astigmatism Kanellopoulos John (New York - USA) Laboratory Evaluation of a novel technique for myopia correction: Continuous wave laser cornea shrinkage coupled with CXL Stojanovic Alexander (Tromsø - Norway) Topography- guided transepithelial surface ablation in treatment of visually disturbing irregular astigmatism and/or scattering after LASIK-flap complications 10

11 1 st JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and SICSSO thursday 7 July ROOM 3 Wet Lab CoURSE antiglaucomatous therapy and pathology of the ocular surface CoURSE Director: S. Miglior (Italy) Panel: P. Frezzotti (Italy), M. Nardi (Italy), G. Marchini (Italy), L. Quaranta (Italy) eyelid surgery and ocular surface COURSE Director: E. Polito (Italy) Panel: L. Baldeschi (Italy), L. Quaranta (Italy), G. Frongia (Italy), S. Cavazza (Italy), C. Sparagna (Italy), G. Borsari (Italy) Pentacam CoURSE Director: P. Vinciguerra (Italy) Panel: M. Belin (USA) KERATOPLASTY II Chairman: P. Ducoli (Italy) Moderators: M. Marullo (Italy), B. Billi (Italy) Carlevaro Giuseppe (Monza - Italy) DSAEK in vitrectomized patients Abdelrahman Khaled-Ahmed (Cairo - Egypt) Sodium hyaluronate-assisted closed deep lamellar keratoplasty Hamdi M. Islam (Jeddah - Saudi Arabia) Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (fluid dissection technique) versus Penetrating keratoplasty in keratoconus Discussion Marchini Giorgio (Verona - Italy) Comparison between Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty and Penetrating Keratoplasty for the keratoconus treatment: A fellow eyes study Schultze Robert (New York - USA) Three-year outcomes comparison of sequential and combined cataract and DSAEK surgery Campanelli Marino (Milano - Italy) Eye Bank pre-clinical study of endothelial features after posterior lamellar pre-cut performed with two different microkeratome devices Buzzonetti Luca (Roma - Italy) Comparison between two techniques of lamellar keratoplasty assisted by IntraLase femtosecond laser in pediatrics. One year follow-up Pocobelli Augusto (Roma - Italy) The clinical outcome of the ultra-thin descemet s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty Ramovecchi Vincenzo (Macerata - Italy) DSAEK: personal technique Menabuoni Luca (Firenze - Italy) Laser welding in femtosecond laser-assisted keratoplasty Discussion XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO 11

12 Held in Maremma Tuscany friday 8 July ROOM 1 KEratoplastY III Chairman: D. Glasser (USA) Moderators: L. Mastropasqua (Italy), E. Motolese (Italy) Brusini Paolo (Udine - Italy) Automated-lamellar-therapeutic-keratoplasty (ALTK): a 8-year follow-up Spadea Leopoldo (Roma - Italy) Optical pachymetry guided customized corneal lamellar transplantation with ultrafast excimer laser for keratoconus Toro Patricia (Grosseto - Italy) DALK in Herpes corneal opacities Sugita Juntaro (Tokyo - Japan) Hydrodelamination technique for DALK Sarnicola Vincenzo (Grosseto - Italy) DALK out of limits - Basic Sarnicola Vincenzo (Grosseto - Italy) DALK out of limits - Advanced OFFICIAL WELCOME - ROOM 1 REFRACTIVE SURGERY III Chairman: D. Epstein (Swiss) Moderators: C. Roberts (USA), F. Camesasca (Italy) Kanellopoulos John (New York - USA) LASIK with the Wavelight surgery station: the 200kHz femtosecond technology and the 500Hz excimer laser. Initial clinical experience Tamayo Gustavo (Bogota - Colombia) Treatment of presbyopia on the cornea: is it possible? Klyce Stephen D. (New York - USA) Corneal topography & refractive IOLs - what to look for Vinciguerra Paolo (Milano - Italy) Corneal curvature gradient Tamayo Gustavo (Bogota - Colombia) Long term results of surface excimer laser ablation for the treatment of keratoconus Mastropasqua Leonardo (Chieti - Italy) Refractive Lenticule Extraction with femtosecond leser (FLEx): changes of corneal geometry and morphology Vinciguerra Paolo (Milano - Italy) How to plan and perform a custom ablation Trattler William B. (Miami - USA) Evaluating the controversy of LASIK in eyes with thin corneas Borgioli Marco (Macerata - Italy) Technolas perfectvision platform: corneal treatment of presbiopia Hashemian Seyed Javad (Theran - Iran) Comparison of Visual and Refractive Outcomes of Static and Dynamic Rotational Eye Tracking During Wave front guided LASEK Treatment of Myopic Astigmatism Gamaly Tamer O. (Muscat - Oman) Femtosecond laser Astigmatic Keratotomy in post penetrating keratoplasty 12

13 1 st JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and SICSSO Friday 8 July ROOM 1 Premium IOLs & CATARACT SURGERY II Chairman: O. Kermani (Germany) Moderators: M. Piovella (Italy), R. Bellucci (Italy) Kermani Omid (Cologne - Germany) Surgical Guidance For Premium IOL Implantation Piovella Matteo (Monza - Italy) Synchrony Dual-Optic Accommodating IOL: surgical technique update and clinical results Stark Walter (Boston - USA) Management of Fuchs Dystrophy and Cataract Camesasca Fabrizio (Milano - Italy) Evaluation of ocular high order aberrations after implantation of SN60WF, an aspheric IOL Vinciguerra Paolo (Milano - Italy) Cachet multifocal IOL: one-year results Kanellopoulos John (New York - USA) Phakic foldable, Intraocular lens implantation for the visual rehabilitation of residual significant anisometropia following the stabilization of keratoconus with the Athens Protocol (topo-guided PRK and CXL) Farooqui Mansoor (Riyadh - Saudi Arabia) Multifocal intraocular lenses earning physician s and patient s confidence: my early experience with multifocal intraocular lenses Morselli Simonetta (Verona - Italy) Visual outcomes and aberrometric analysis in eyes implanted with Acrysof phakic anglesupported IOLs Piovella Matteo (Monza - Italy) How to seal clear cornea incisions after cataract surgery: the role of a liquid ocular bandage Kermani Omid (Cologne - Germany) Correction Of Compound Refractive Errors By RLE And Implantation Of Diffractive, Multifocal And Torical IOL Quaranta Maria Grazia (Milano - Italy) A new software for IOL calculation Cross-Linking & Ectasia II Chairman: J. Guell (Spain) Moderators: C. Roberts (USA), F. Hafezi (Swiss), S. Wilson (USA) Roberts Cynthia (Columbus - USA) Biomechanical decompensation in keratoconus: a new theory Wilson Steven E. (Cleveland - USA) Cellular wound healing effects of riboflavinultraviolet-a collagen cross-linking in rabbit corneas Vinciguerra Paolo (Milano - Italy) Cross-Linking: long-term outcomes and age groups Hafezi Farhad (Zurich - Swiss) Limitation of collagen cross-linking with hypoosmolar riboflavin solution: failure in an extremely thin cornea Guell José Luis (Barcelona - Spain) CXL+ICRS and Toric Artiflex implantation in the management of Keratoconus Albè Elena (Milano - Italy) Cross-Linking in pediatric patients. Three-year results Camesasca Fabrizio (Milano - Italy) Cross-Linking for the treatment of post-refractive surgery ectasia. Three-year results Hafezi Farhad (Zurich - Swiss) New CXL guidelines for adolescent keratoconus patients XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO 13

14 Held in Maremma Tuscany friday 8 July ROOM 2 BASIC Cross-Linking CoURSE Director: P. Vinciguerra (Italy) Panel: E. Albè (Italy), F. Camesasca (Italy), P. Rosetta (Italy), R. Mencucci (Italy) OFFICIAL WELCOME - ROOM 1 Break Live Evaluation of Difficult Cases Chairman: M. Belin (USA), J. L. Guell (Spain), D. Glasser (USA) Moderators: V. Maurino (London) Clinical Case I Sarnicola Vincenzo (Grosseto - Italy) Long-term graft survival in deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty Clinical Case II Kacerik Miroslav (Monza - Italy) Correction of astigmatism during cataract surgery: augmented relaxing incisions compared to toric intraocular lens Clinical Case III Piovella Matteo (Monza - Italy) Advanced Cataract Surgery with Multifocal and Accommodative IOL Implantation Forlini Cesare (Ravenna - Italy) The gold standard of secondary IOL implantation in the transconjunctival era Ibrahim Osama (Alexandria - Egypt) One year Results of Refractive Lenticule Extraction (ReLEx) for Myopia and astigmatism using Visumax Femto second laser OPD CoURSE Director: P. Vinciguerra (Italy) Panel: S. Klyce (USA), P. Buscemi (Italy) OCULAR SURFACE AND CORNEAL PHYSIOPATHOLOGY IV Chairman: C. M. Villani (Italy) Moderators: P. Santoro (Italy), V. Napoli (Italy) Giovannini Luca (Pisa - Italy) A rational use of antibiotics in ophthalmology Sarnicola Vincenzo (Grosseto - Italy) Prevention of Post-Operative Endophthalmitis: Is Everything Under Control? Mencucci Rita (Firenze- Italy) Azithromycin: intrinsic cytotoxic effects on corneal epithelial cells cultures Clinical Case IV 14

15 1 st JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and SICSSO Friday 8 July ROOM Serrao Sebastiano (Roma - Italy) Influence of corneal biomechanical properties on intraocular pressure differences between the tono-pachymeter NT530P and Goldmann applanation tonometers Passani Franco (Carrara - Italy) Anterior Segment Injuries by Lapideous Material Fogagnolo Paolo (Milano - Italy) Evaluation of the effects of lipoic acid 0.1%, aminoacids and hypromellose 0.3% ophthalmic solution on ocular surface of diabetic patients Dolcino Daniela (Asti - Italy) Platelet Lysate in Ocular Surface Pathology Vetrugno Michele (Bari - Italy) Efficacy of Echinacea P. extract eye drops in the treatment of ocular surface disorders in glaucoma patients receiving chronic topical pressure lowering therapy Gabbriellini Giovanna (Pisa - Italy) Topical cyclosporine 1.2% in the treatment of Keratoconjunctivitis sicca in patients with primary Sjögren s syndrome (pss): an in vivo confocal study XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO 15

16 Held in Maremma Tuscany friday 8 July ROOM 3 Premium IOLs & CATARACT SURGERY I Chairman: W. Stark (USA) Moderators: A. Franchini (Italy), V. Orfeo (Italy), S. Rossi (Italy) Mencucci Rita (Firenze - Italy) Cataract and astigmatism correction: Toric solution Lovisolo Carlo (Asti - Italy) The Epi.Lens. A new custom phakic IOL for extreme myopic and hyperopic corrections Busatto Patrizia (Trieste - Italy) Intraocular management of post penetrating keratoplastic astigmatism Michieletto Paolo (Roma - Italy) Toric lens implantation for the reduction of the high myopic astigmatism in patients with pellucid marginal degeneration Anbari Anas (Damascus - Syria) A Review of retroiridis iris-claw aphakic intraocular lens implantation and results of ectopia lentis cases series Orzalesi Nicola (Milano - Italy) Low vision management with the IOL-Vip System Cillino Salvatore (Palermo - Italy) ATLisa: The first microincision diffractive toric multifocal IOL Piovella Matteo (Monza - Italy) Anesthesia management in cataract surgery: is intracameral anesthesia still necessary? Cascella Maria Caterina (Bari - Italy) Combined cataract and vitreoretinal surgery Stark Walter (Boston - USA) Management of Complicated Cataract and IOL complications Tamayo Gustavo (Bogota - Colombia) Improving refractive outcomes with wf ablations over a phakic IOL OFFICIAL WELCOME - ROOM 1 OCULAR SURFACE AND CORNEAL PHYSIOPATHOLOGY III Chairman: S. Savastano (Italy) Moderators: A. Morocutti (Italy), P. Lepre (Italy) Midena Edoardo (Padova - Italy) Topical Mitomycin C: use and misuse Aragona Pasquale (Messina - Italy) Effect of steroidal treatment with 0.1% clobetasone butyrate on signs and symptoms in dry eye patients Aragona Pasquale (Messina - Italy) Effects of aminoacids enriched artificial tears on the ocular surface of patients affected by dysfunctional tear syndrome Frezzotti Paolo (Siena - Italy) An in vivo Confocal Microscopy analysis of effects of topical beta-blockers antiglaucoma therapy without preservative (timolol 0.1% gel) on conjuctiva changes Calienno Roberta (Chieti - Italy) Pathological changes of anatomical structure and markers of limbal stem cell niche due to inflammation 16

17 1 st JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and SICSSO Friday 8 July ROOM Cortés Magdalena (Roma - Italy) Role of a new dietary supplement in the treatment of post-lasik tear dysfunction syndrome Passilongo Mattia (Verona - Italy) Long-term effectiveness of autologous cultured limbal stem cell grafts in patients with limbal stem cell deficiency due to chemical burns Pellegrini Graziella (Modena - Italy) Limbal Stem-Cell Therapy and Long-Term Corneal Regeneration MINI-INVASIVE APPROACH TO ANTERIOR SEGMENT SURGERY AND DRUG THERAPY CoURSE Directors: L. Mastropasqua (Italy), V. Sarnicola (Italy) Panel: R. Bellucci (Italy), P. Neri (Italy), R. Mencucci (Italy), M. Nubile (Italy) KERATOPLASTY IV Chairman: L. Mastropasqua (Italy) Moderators: A. Morocutti (Italy), V. Sarnicola (Italy) Glasser David (Detroit - USA) Corneal Transplantation and risk of disease Gatzioufas Zisis (Hamburg - Germany) Transplantation of individualized recipientserum-adapted cornea (RSAC) in high-risk keratoplasty Transmission Abdelrahman Khaled-Ahmed (Cairo - Egypt) Autograft lamellar patch re-implantation to treat intra-operative iatrogenic central hole during deep lamellar keratoplasty Wagenberg Scott (Cleveland - USA) Effect of donor lenticule thickness on visual acuity and endothelial survivial in DSAEK Bonci Paolo (Ravenna - Italy) Keratoplasty in difficult cases Ponzin Diego (Padova - Italy) Risk factors for graft failure after penetrating keratoplasty: 5 year follow-up from the Corneal Transplant Epidemiological Study. Cornea Hamdi M. Islam (Jeddah - Saudi Arabia) Improving Intra-corneal Ring Segments practice Marino Campanelli (Milano - Italy) Eye bank procedure for preparation of Autologous Serum Eye Drops (ASEs) Sciuto Giuseppe (Mantova - Italy) Corneal transplantation and cosmetic IOL in traumatized patients Calossi Antonio (Torino - Italy) Contact lenses post-corneal transplantation Forlini Cesare (Ravenna - Italy) The use of temporary keratoprosthesis in the pole to pole traumatology surgery Maurino Vincenzo (London - UK) Use of femtosecond laser in perforating and lamellar keratoplasty Levinger Samuel (Jerusalem - Israel) Femtosecond Laser Mushroom Keratoplasty Versus Conventional Corneal Transplantation for Keratoconus XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO 17

18 Held in Maremma Tuscany friday 8 July ROOM 3 KERATOPLASTY V Chairman: P. Troiano (Italy) Moderators: M. Nubile (Italy), G. Greco (Italy), A. Leccisotti (Italy) Frik Potgieter (Pretoria - South Africa) Mushroom keratoplasty: indications, surgical technique and pitfalls Salvetat Letizia (Udine - Italy) Corneal wavefront analysis: comparison between penetrating keratoplasty and automated-lamellar-therapeutic-keratoplasty in keratoconus patients Frik Potgieter (Pretoria - South Africa) Mushroom keratoplasty: outcome parameters and complications Venzano Davide (Genova - Italy) Triple procedure: phaco + iol + DMEK Mosca Luigi (Roma - Italy) Femtosecond laser assisted deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty: two years follow-up Bedei Andrea (Lucca - Italy) Experienced with keratoprosthesis Iacobucci Claudio (Campobasso - Italy) Perforating Keratoplasty Following Lamellar Tectonic Keratoplasty In Case Of Caustic Leucoma Trattler William B. (Miami - USA) Management of Acute Hydrops with intracameral placement of air/gas 18

19 1 st JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and SICSSO friday 8 July ROOM 4 nurses SESSION Chairman: B. Pieri (Italy) Borselli Paola Preparation and assistance to the patient in ophthalmology Rocchi Gabriella Sterilization and management of instruments in ophthalmology Scognamiglio Veronica Surgical care Scognamiglio Veronica Surgical care in corneal transplantation Innovation in the treatment of ocular surface disorders COURSE Director: P. Aragona (Italy) Panel: S. Bonini (Italy), M. Rolando (Italy), M. Lanzini (Italy), Versura XI CONGRESSO NAZIONALE REFRACTIVE ONLINE X CONGRESSO NAZIONALE SICSSO 19

20 Held in Maremma Tuscany SATURday 9 July ROOM 1 Premium IOLs & CATARACT SURGERY - II Chairman: G. Tamayo (Colombia) Moderators: T. O. Gamali (Oman), M. Nardi (Italy), L. Mastropasqua (Italy) Marullo Michele (Pescara - Italy) Astigmatism and cataract: Why a bitoric IOL? Assaf Amhed (Cairo - Egypt) Phakic IOL and Athens Protocol for Management of Keratoconus and Post LASIK Ectasia Anbari Anas (Damascus - Syria) Challengin cases of anterior and posterior iris fixation of iris-claw aphakic intraocular lens (IOL) Hamdi M. Islam (Jeddah - Saudi Arabia) Visual and Optical Performance before and after rotation of a mal-positioned Toric ICL Mertens Erik L. (Antwerpen - Belgium) Clinical Outcomes of Custom Made Lentis Mplus Toric Intraocular Lenses Bellucci Roberto (Verona - Italy) Refraction and optical quality with a new diffractive multifocal hydrophilic IOL Vinciguerra Paolo (Milano - Italy) IOL Acrysof toriche multifocali: risultati iniziali Acrysof multifocal toric IOL: preliminary results Kermani Omid (Cologne - Germany) Acrysof Cachet Phakic IOL - First 100 Eyes - 1 Year Results Goker Sinan (Istambul - Turkey) Pseudophakic INTRACOR; Good alternative method for monofocal IOL patients Low Cze Hong (Singapore - Rep. of Singapore) Refractive Cataract Surgery with correction of astigmatism Orfeo Vincenzo (Napoli - Italy) Use of perforating incisions for the correction of astigmatism in cataract surgery Mertens Erik L. (Antwerpen - Belgium) Visian Toric Implantable Collamer Lens: Thirty- Six-Month Follow-up Franchini Alessandro (Firenze - Italy) A new, aberration- and glistening-free hydrophobic IOL ISRS course Directors: P. Vinciguerra (Italy), Kanellopoulos (USA) Rossi Scipione (Roma - Italy) Synchrony and crystalens ao: ubm and aberrometrical pseudo accommodation study Bellucci Roberto (Verona - Italy) Optical aberrations with the Light Adjustable Lens 20

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