Society Symposium

Wednesday 8.30 am-9.30 amRoom 203 & 204

Korean Glaucoma Society - Hot topics in glaucoma diagnosis and management

Chair(s): Michael S. Kook (South Korea); Chang Sik Kim (South Korea);

  • 08.30-08.40
    Investigation of peripapillary choroidal microvasculature using OCT angiography
    Eun Ji Lee (South Korea)
  • 08.40-08.50
    Vascular Biomarkers in Glaucoma:from 24 hour ocular perfusion pressure to OCT angiography
    Jaewan Choi (South Korea)
  • 08.50-09.00
    The change of optic nerve head during axial elongation and its relation with glaucoma
    Seok Hwan Kim (South Korea)
  • 09.00-09.10
    Sharing knowledge through the David EI Pyott Glaucoma Education Center
    Anne Louise Coleman (United States)
  • 09.10-09.20
    Risk Factors and Treatment of Angle Closure Glaucoma in the Korean Population
    Shan Lin (United States)
  • 09.20-09.30
    What Deforms the Lamina Cribrosa? A Three-Dimensional Investigation
    Gadi Wollstein (United States)

Wednesday 8.30 am-9.30 amRoom 210 & 211

Indian Glaucoma Society - Managing Glaucoma in Resource Poor Settings

Chair(s): Devindra Sood (India); Rengappa Ramakrishnan (India); Shantha Acharya (India);

  • 08.30-08.40
    Screening Populations at Risk for Early Detection
    Rajul Parikh (India)
  • 08.40-08.50
    Leveraging technology to monitor populations at high risk of blindness from glaucoma
    Tanuj Dada (India)
  • 08.50-09.00
    Choosing Appropriate medical therapy for lesser developed world
  • 09.00-09.10
    Managing PACD- Applying Recent Advances
    Shantha Acharya (India)
  • 09.10-09.20
    Cost effectiveness of SLT as initial therapy in POAG
    Talvir Sidhu (India)
  • 09.20-09.30
    Surgical management of Glaucoma Appropriate to the developing World
    Rengappa Ramakrishnan (India)

Wednesday 8.30 am-9.30 amRoom 217

Danish Glaucoma Society - Glaucoma get-together

Chair(s): Miriam Kolko (Denmark); Simon von Spreckelsen (Denmark);

Wednesday 8.30 am-9.30 amRoom 218

Canadian Glaucoma Society - Put down the tonometer - there's more to glaucoma than IOP

Chair(s): Ali Hafez (Canada); Catherine Birt (Canada);

  • 08.30-08.40
    Beyond the usual suspects - What else can the cornea tell us
    Graham Belovay (Canada)
  • 08.40-08.50
    Glaucoma as a Two Pressure Disease - Role of ICP
    Ali Hafez (Canada)
  • 08.50-09.00
    Exercise and Glaucoma - Reducing glaucoma through workouts
    Enitan Sogbesan (Canada)
  • 09.00-09.10
    What is your patient’s position regarding glaucoma risk factors
    Yvonne Buys (Canada)
  • 09.10-09.20
    Aging with glaucoma - survival issues
    Andy Crichton (Canada)
  • 09.20-09.30
    Glaucoma surgery - up in smoke
    Lisa Gould (Canada)

Wednesday 8.30 am-9.30 amRoom 219

Joint Symposium Austrian & Swiss glaucoma society

Chair(s): Anton Hommer (Austria); Frances Meier-Gibbons (Switzerland);

Wednesday 8.30 am-9.30 amRoom 220

Taiwan Glaucoma Society - Asia Glaucoma Update

Chair(s): Da-Wen Lu (Taiwan); Catherine Jui-Ling Liu (Taiwan);

  • 08.30-08.40
    Changes in ocular hypotensive drug usage for glaucoma treatment after cataract surgery in Taiwan
    Pei-Yao Chang (Taiwan)
  • 08.40-08.50
    Wide field scan imaging with swept-source OCT for glaucoma diagnosis
    Henry Shen-Lih Chen (Taiwan)
  • 08.50-09.00
    Computer-aided diagnosis of glaucoma
    Yu-Chieh Ko (Taiwan)
  • 09.00-09.10
    POAG in patients with diabetes: diagnosis and management
    Yi-Chun Chen (Taiwan)
  • 09.10-09.20
    Phacoemulsification Technics in PACG Patients
    Yin-Yin Chen (Taiwan)
  • 09.20-09.30
    Phaco/IOL as an initial treatment for acute primary angle-closure
    Wei-Wen Su (Taiwan)

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)

Wednesday 8.30 am-9.30 amRoom 103

Optometric Glaucoma Society Symposium - New Advances in Glaucoma

Chair(s): Michael Chaglasian (United States);

Wednesday 8.30 am-9.30 amRoom 209

Childhood Glaucoma Research Network

Chair(s): Alana Grajewski (United States);

Wednesday 9.45 am-10.45 amRoom 209

Chilean Glaucoma Society

Chair(s): Jimena Schmidt (Chile);

  • 09.45-09.52
    Surgical Management of Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma
    Pablo Romero (Chile)
  • 09.52-09.59
    Trabeculectomy closure made fast and efficient
    Jimena Schmidt (Chile)
  • 09.59-10.06
    Cataract surgery in angle closure
    Andres Gerhard (Chile)
  • 10.06-10.13
    Surgery in the patient with aniridia and glaucoma
    Eugenio J. Maul (Chile)
  • 10.13-10.20
    Glaucoma surgery: what else can we do for better results?
    Juan Jose Mura (Chile)
  • 10.20-10.27
    Refractory glaucoma, what to do when a tube is not enough
    Francisco Pooley (Chile)
  • 10.27-10.34
    Malignant Glaucoma Management
    Eugenio A Maul (Chile)
  • 10.34-10.45

Wednesday 9.45 am-10.45 amRoom 217

Saudi Glaucoma Society - Deep Sclerectomy

Chair(s): Nayef Alotaiby (Saudi Arabia); Abdulrahman Aldarrab (Saudi Arabia); Ali Albeshri (Saudi Arabia);

  • 09.45-09.55
    Ali Albeshri (Saudi Arabia)
  • 09.55-10.05
    Mechanisms of action
    Ibrahim Alobaida (Saudi Arabia)
  • 10.05-10.15
    Procedure from A-Z
    Ali Albeshri (Saudi Arabia)
  • 10.15-10.25
    Complications and Postoperative care
    Nayef Alotaiby (Saudi Arabia)
  • 10.25-10.35
    D.S experience in KSA
    Abdulrahman Aldarrab (Saudi Arabia)
  • 10.35-10.45

Wednesday 9.45 am-10.45 amRoom 218

Romanian Glaucoma Society: New developments in glaucoma imaging

Chair(s): Alina Popa-Cherecheanu (Romania); Tin Aung (Singapore);

Wednesday 9.45 am-10.45 amRoom 219

Japanese Glaucoma Society - Hot topics of imaging for glaucoma diagnosis and management

Chair(s): Makoto Aihara (Japan); Makoto Nakamura (Japan);

  • 09.45-09.55
    Focal lamina cribrosa defect and glaucomatous visual field defect
    Yu Sawada (Japan)
  • 09.55-10.05
    Effect of glaucoma surgery on disc and parapapillary structure
    Kyung Rim Sung (South Korea)
  • 10.05-10.15
    Usefulness of OCT angiography in glaucoma diagnosis and management
    Tadamichi Akagi (Japan)
  • 10.15-10.25
    Usefulness of anterior segment imaging for glaucoma diagnosis and management
    Chelvin Sng (Singapore)
  • 10.25-10.35
    Structure-function relationship in the temporal raphe region
    Makoto Nakamura (Japan)
  • 10.35-10.45
    RNFL profile-based visual field sampling
    Allison McKendrick (Australia)

Wednesday 9.45 am-10.45 amRoom 216

Turkish Glaucoma Society - New Treatment Options for Glaucoma

Chair(s): Kaweh Mansouri (Switzerland); Ilgaz Yalvac (Turkey);

  • 09.45-09.55
    New medical treatments for glaucoma
    Kivanç Güngör (Turkey)
  • 09.55-10.05
    Novel Drug Delivery Sytems
    Ahmet Akman (Turkey)
  • 10.05-10.15
    New Laser Treatment Options for Glaucoma
    Oya Tekeli (Turkey)
  • 10.15-10.25
    Xen Implant
    Kaweh Mansouri (Switzerland)
  • 10.25-10.35
    New MIGS Options
    Ike Ahmed (Canada)
  • 10.35-10.45

Wednesday 9.45 am-10.45 amRoom 210 & 211

Brazilian Glaucoma Society

Chair(s): Carlos Gustavo de Moraes (United States); Marcelo Hatanaka (Brazil); Lisandro Sakata (Brazil);

  • 09.45-10.00
    Machine Learning in Glaucoma
    Alessandro Adad Jammal (United States)
  • 10.00-10.15
    Visual Crowding in Glaucoma
    Nara Ogata (Brazil)
  • 10.15-10.30
    Short and Long-term variability in glaucoma
    Carla Nagamine Urata (United States)
  • 10.30-10.45
    Discussion, Question and Answers
    Wilma Barbosa (Brazil)

Wednesday 9.45 am-10.45 amRoom 220

The Best of the 2019 American Glaucoma Society Meeting

Chair(s): Brian A. Francis (United States);

  • 09.45-09.47
    Brian A. Francis (United States)
  • 09.47-09.55
    Outcomes in the Primary Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (PTVT) Study After 3 Years of Follow-up
    Jamie Brandt (United States)
  • 09.55-10.03
    Risk Factors Associated with Blindness and Critical Time Window for Treatment of Acute Primary Angle Closure: A Large Retrospective Study
    Ying Han (United States)
  • 10.03-10.11
    Post-operative Complications and the Incidence of Glaucoma in Eyes with and Without Pseudoexfoliation: Aravind Pseudoexfoliation Study 5-Year Results
    Emily Schehlein (United States)
  • 10.11-10.19
    Factors Associated with Receipt of Interventions After Laser Peripheral Iridotomy
    Lisa Cowan (United States)
  • 10.19-10.27
    Longitudinal Changes in Visual Field Points in the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study
    Carlos Gustavo de Moraes (United States)
  • 10.27-10.35
    Trends in Utilization of Laser and Incisional Glaucoma Surgeries Performed on Medicare Enrollees by Glaucoma Specialists Versus Non-Specialists from 2008-2016
    Siddarth Rathi (United States)
  • 10.35-10.45
    Panel Discussion

Wednesday 9.45 am-10.45 amRoom 103

Bangladesh Glaucoma Society - How to manage difficult Glaucomas in the developing country

Chair(s): M.A. Mannaf (Bangladesh); Ziaul Karim (Bangladesh); Hasan Shahid (Bangladesh);

  • 09.45-09.53
    Corneal Hysteresis and its relevance in Glaucoma diagnosis and prognosis
    Siddiqur Rahman (Bangladesh)
  • 09.53-10.01
    PACG – Modern Medical management
    Zakia Sultana Shahid (Bangladesh)
  • 10.01-10.09
    Comprehensive management of NVG
    Quamrul Islam Khan (Bangladesh)
  • 10.09-10.17
    Laser and possible Surgical management of PACG
    Mizanur Rahman (Bangladesh)
  • 10.17-10.25
    Short Tunnel Small Flap ( STSF) AGV implant in Refractory Glaucoma
    Nazrul Islam (Bangladesh)
  • 10.25-10.33
    Managing Post Trab Hypotony
    Shams Md. Noman (Bangladesh)
  • 10.33-10.45

Saturday 12.15 pm-1.15 pmRoom 217

Latin American Glaucoma Society - Challenges in Glaucoma surgery - videos

Chair(s): Daniel Grigera (Argentina); TBA;

  • 12.15-12.22
    Oops! And now what do I do
    Rodolfo Perez Grossman (Peru)
  • 12.22-12.29
    Ab interno Trabeculotomy with 7-0 prolene
    Juan Jose Mura (Chile)
  • 12.29-12.36
    Spontaneous dislocation of Ex-Press Mini Shunt into the anterior chamber
    Jasbeth Ledesma (Mexico)
  • 12.36-12.43
    Trabeculotomy 360 with Glaucolight
    Vital Costa (Brazil)
  • 12.43-12.50
    Istent inject for advanced glaucoma patients
    Emilio Suzuki Jr (Brazil)
  • 12.50-12.57
    Clip snoper and Endo video Istent
    Jesus Jimenez Roman (Mexico)
  • 12.57-1.03
    Micro pulse laser in extreme glaucoma
    Fabian Lerner (Argentina)
  • 1.03-1.09
    Challenges in cataract and glaucoma surgery
    Sebastian Cronemberger (Brazil)
  • 1.09-1.15
    Secondary glaucoma after refractive surgery
    Nubia Vanessa (Brazil)

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);

Saturday 12.15 pm-1.15 pmRoom 203 & 204

European Glaucoma Society - Towards a consistent definition of glaucoma and care outcome measures

Chair(s): David Garway-Heath (United Kingdom);

Saturday 12.15 pm-1.15 pmRoom 218

Philippines-Thailand-Vietnam Joint Symposium - Mastering Specific Surgical Maneuvers in Glaucoma

Chair(s): Ngamkae Ruangvaravate (Thailand); Benjamin Abela (Philippines);

  • 12.15-12.20
  • 12.20-12.30
    Preparing yourself for MIGS - Learning to Tilt the Microscope and Handling a Gonioprism
    Rommel Bautista (Philippines)
  • 12.30-12.40
    Deep Sclerectomy - Tips and Long Term Results
    Bui Thi Van Anh (Vietnam)
  • 12.40-12.50
    Complicated Glaucoma Surgeries Needing Glaucoma and Retina Co-Management
    Tan Do (Vietnam)
  • 12.50-1.00
    Tubes and Their Hypertensive Phase
    Visanee Tantisevi (Thailand)
  • 1.00-1.10
    Combined Phaco-Goniosynechialysis for Secondary Angle Closure Glaucoma
    Darin Sakiyalak (Thailand)
  • 1.10-1.15
    Open Forum

Saturday 12.15 pm-1.15 pmRoom 216

Chinese Glaucoma Society - New findings and contributions by Chinese Glaucoma Specialists

Chair(s): TBA;



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