Friday 10 June
NOK 2022
Hall Silfurberg A Silfurberg B Ríma AB Kaldalón Björtuloft Norðurljós | The Reykjavik Edition
07:40-08:20 Breakfast symposium - Miracles in Sight
Eye Banking and corneal transplants across the continents: A comparison of eye banking and cornea tissue processing in different countries.
08:30-10:00 Vernal keratoconjunctivitis

Anne K. Wiencke and Marie Louise Roed Rasmussen, Denmark
OCT in glaucoma management 8:30 – 9:30

Gauti Jóhannesson, Sweden
Dry eye disease

Tor Paaske Utheim, Norway and Morten Magnø, Norway
Free papers - cataract and cornea

Moderator: Anastasia Stefanou
Short introduction

Anne K. Wiencke
Meibomian gland dysfunction-how to treat Steffen Heegaard, Denmark
What is VKC / How is the population in Toronto? / How is you treating these patients, medication, follow up times. How long do you follow them. Do you have a formalized treatment plan? / Complications / Sharing Research

Asim Ali, Canada
Dry eye and the gut microbes-does it matter Cintia S De Paiva, USA
Metanalysis on VKC treatment

Yousif Subhi, Denmark
Repeated intravitreal injections-a friend or foe from a dry eye perspective Agni Malmin, Norway
Risk management in VKC. Steroid induced glaucoma and it's treatment

Daniella Bach Holm, Denmark
Stem cell-based treatment of dry eye Michael Møller - Hansen, Denmark
Prevalence of Positive Allergy Tests in Patients with Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis. A metaanalysis.

Yousif Subhi / Marie Louise Roed Rasmussen, Denmark
Dry eye disease and artificial intelligence Catherine Jackson, Norway
Danish national guideline on VKC

Marie Louise Roed Rasmussen, Denmark
Dry eye disease and preventive measures Morten Magnø, Norway
10:00-10:30 Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing (neuro, oculoplastic, oncology, paediatric)

Moderator: Anastasia Stefanou
Click here to see the full21st Retina International World Congress 2022Programme
10:30-11:15 Hall: Silfurberg AB

KEY NOTE: Innovation in ophthalomology
Prof. Eugene de Juan, MD, University of California, San Francisco, USA
12:00-13:30 12.30-13:15: Lunch Symposium - Novartis
Current challenges in Retinal diseases

Chairperson: Prof Dr. med. Anders Kvanta, Sweden
Presenters: Prof Dr. med. Dominik Fischer, United Kingdom, Prof Dr. med. Oliver Zeitz, Germany
12.30-13:15: Lunch Symposium - Chiesi

Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) update on diagnosis and therapy

Moderator: Dr Martin Engvall, Sweden
Speaker: Prof Thomas Klopstock, Germany
13:30-15:00 Uveitis

Noopur Kumar and Anne Kjersti Erichsen, Norway
Future perspectives in glaucoma management

Pete Williams and Gauti Jóhannesson, Sweden
Cornea in systemic disease

Berit Byström, Sweden
YO - Artificial intelligence and screening in ophthalomology

Marie Louise Roed Rasmussen, Denmark and Helgi Davíð Björnsson, Iceland
Free papers - paediatric and neuro-ophthalmology

Dýrleif Pétursdóttir, Iceland and Evangelia Ntoula, Sweden
Anterior uveitis

Pierfrancesco Mirabelli, Sweden
Can nicotinamide be a future neuroprotective treatment for glaucoma?

Pete Williams, Sweden
Cornea in systemic disease - Introduction

Berit Byström, Sweden
Artificial Intelligence in ophthalmology

Josef Huemer, UK
Anterior uveitis in children

Sanna Leinonen, Finland
Imaging neurodegeneration – the potential impact of DARC

Francesca Cordeiro, United Kingdom
Cornea in systemic disease – skin diseases

Emma Nivenius
Screening in a general population

Danson V. Muttuvelu, Denmark
Intermediate uveitis

Susan Lightman, United Kingdom
Targeting glaucoma with sustained release drug delivery

Dorothea Peters, Sweden
Cornea in systemic disease – autoimmune diseases

Sara Sanchez, Finland
Glaucoma Screening

Lindsay A. Rhodes, US
Posterior uveitis

H. Nida Sen, USA
Medical treatment for glaucoma – what´s new in pipeline?

Jon Klokk Slettedal, Norway
Cornea in systemic disease – mending the perforated cornea

Haldor Maurstad
Diabetic Screening

Einar Stefánsson, Iceland
Cornea in systemic disease – systemic medical treatment

Fatima Pedrosa Domellöf, Sweden
Cornea in systemic disease – concluding remarks

Berit Byström, Sweden
15:00-15:30 Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing
15:30-17:00 Uveitis

Noopur Kumar and Anne Kjersti Erichsen, Norway
Pediatric anterior segment diseases

Lina Kessel and Daniella Bach-Holm, Denmark
Atypical infectious keratitis Moderator:

Emma Nivenius, Sweden
Free papers - Retina

Toke Bek, Denmark
Imaging in uveitis

H. Nida Sen, USA
Corneal transplantation in children - when and how?

Asim Ali, Canada
Introduction infectious keratitis

Emma Nivenius, Sweden
Important aspects in the treatment of autoimmune uveitis

Susan Lightman, United Kingdom
Bag-in-the-lens in children with cataract

Maria Kugelberg, Sweden
Acanthamoeba keratitis, experiences from Denmark

Stine Elkjaer Nielsen, Denmark
Case presentation with questions to panel (Case by Dr. Jonsdottir)

Professor Sen, Professor Lightman and Dr. Leinonen
Genetics in congenital cataract in Denmark

Line Kessel, Denmark
Acanthamoeba keratitis in the Nordic countries, ongoing study

Elin Karlsson, Sweden
Case presentation with questions to panel (Case by Dr. Klefter)Panelists:

Professor Sen, Professor Lightman and Dr. Mirabelli
Congenital cataract - socioeconomic factors

Moug Adil Yaser Al-Bakri, Denmark
Fungal keratitis, experiences from Sweden

Emma Nivenius, Sweden
Closing Comments

Dr. Kumar
Primary congenital glaucoma in Denmark

Daniella Bach-Holm, Denmark
Herpes keratitis, misleading presentations

Angelica Skarin, Sweden
Concluding remarks

Emma Nivenius, Sweden
17:15-18:30 Zum Geburtstag
Prof. Dr. Dr.
Einar Stefánsson

19:30 CONGRESS DINNER @ Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
Saturday 11 June
NOK 2022
Hall Silfurberg A Silfurberg B Rima AB Kaldalón Norðurljós | The Reykjavik Edition
08:30-10:00 YO+NOK: neuro-ophthalmology

Helgi Davíð Björnsson, Iceland and Marie Louise Roed Rasmussen, Denmark
Medical retina

Kai Kaarniranta, Finland
Hot topics in ocular oncology

Moderator: Tero Kivelä, Finland
Corneal crosslinking

Moderators: Ingemar Gustafsson, Sweden and Stine E Nielsen, Denmark
Seven easy steps in evaluating unexplained visual loss.

Dr. Andrew G. Lee, USA.
A clinically validated risk calculator for progression of DRP

Sibylle Scholtz, Germany
Is the incidence of choroidal malignant melanoma increasing?

Birna Guðmundsdóttir, Iceland
A Scandinavian perspective on corneal crosslinking: results from a survey

André Vicente, Sweden
Voretigene neparvovec challenges of treatment in old age – case report

Mirjana Bjeloš, Croatia
Ocular pterygium-digital keloid dysplasia caused by mutations in areceptor tyrosine kynase

CecilieBredrup, Norway
Diagnosing progressive keratoconus

Ingemar Gustafsson, Sweden
Ocular Sequeelae in population based cohort of youth diagnosed with DM during a 50 year period

Brian Mohney, USA
Multible uveal melanoma

Jörgen Krohn, Norway
Corneal crosslinking: a RCT comparing excimerlaser and mechanical debridement

Stine Elkjaer, Denmark
Real-world safety and effectiveness of voretigene neparvovec

Dominik M Fischer
Management of complex basal cell carcinoma of the periocular region

Armin Mohi Lubeck, Germany
Corneal cross-linking for keratoconus - up to 7 years follow-up.
Henrik Sejersen, Denmark
Eye drops with solubilizing nanoparticle technology in the treatment of diabetic macular edema

Einar Stefánsson, Iceland
Hot topics in ocular oncology

Tero Kivelä, Finland
Individualized CXL - epi-on, epi-off, high oxygen

Anders Behndig, Sweden
Small hard drusen and their relations to age-related macular degeneration

Mohamed Belmouhand, Denmark
Hot topics in ocular oncology Steffen Heegaard, Denmark Good vison with good comfort – up to date contact lens options for keratconus

Sara de Lima, Sweden
Panel Discussion
10:00-10:30 Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing (retina)Click here to see the full21st Retina International World Congress 2022Programme
10:30-11:15 ACTA HONORARY LECTURE: Fighting firework-related eye injuries.
Prof. Tero Kivelä, Finland.

11:15-11:50 Hall: Silfurberg AB

Keynote: Pilots and Physicians, Passengers and Patients: Making Decisions When Stakes Are High
Dr. Tamara R. Fountain, MD, President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
11:50-12:10 Hall: Silfurberg AB

Guest Lecture: Tales of the Unexpected
Prof. Dr. Richard Collin, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London UK
12:10-13:30 12.30-13:15: Lunch Symposium - AbbVie

National register data and clinical practice in DME-treatment - insights from Sweden

Inger Westborg, Sweden & Martin Breimer, Sweden.
12:30-13:15: YO course: OCT angiography - possibilities and limitations.
13:30-15:00 Health economics

Anja Tuulonen, Finland and Gauti Jóhannesson, Sweden
Refractive surgery

Jesper Hjortdal, Denmark
Ptosis surgery, when and how! Moderators: Haraldur Sigurðsson, Iceland. Tamara R. Fountain, USA. Richard Collin UK. My baby cant see, why?

Dýrleif Pétursdóttir and Hanna Åkerblom
Basic principles of health economics: What all ophthalmologists need to know and understand

Olav Kristianslund, Norway
Update on Phakic IOLs, Multifocal IOLs, EDOF IOLs

Alex Shortt, UK
In this symposium the main focus will be a panel discussion on Congenital Ptosis, When to operate? The standard levator resection will be reviewed step by step. Recent advances in treatment, like fronatalis flap will be demonstrated. Rarer disorders like Blepharophimosis syndrome and Jaw Winking will be discussed. Open discussion with the audience welcome and cases from them reviewed if time allows. Introduction

Hanna Åkerblom, Sweden
Holistic view for measuring every-day cost-effectiveness: The aces-rwm model

Anja Tuulonen, Finland
Surface ablation or LASIK in myopia and hyperopia – what to do?

Johan Germundsson, Sweden
Neurological aspects

Margrét Dís Óskarsdóttir, Iceland
What represents the most cost-effective AMD care? 13-year RWD results from Tays Eye Centre

Hannele Uusitalo-Järvinen, Finland
Corneal epithelial thickness mapping, an indispensable tool in modern refractive surgery

Aleksandar Stojanovic, Norway
Retinal degenerations

Hanna Åkerblom, Sweden
Learnings from 10 000 glaucoma patients in 2008-20

Pekko Hujanen, Finland
Intrastromal femto - second laser refractive surgery

Iben Bach Damgaard, Denmark
Delayed visual maturation

Evangelia Ntoula, Sweden
The Swedish view for cost-effective eye care

Gauti Johannesson, Sweden
Visual Image Quality After Refractive Surgery

Anders Gyldenkerne, Denmark
Conclusion and discussion
The ‘right’ intraocular pressure for glaucoma referrals?

Dorothea Peters, Sweden
15:00-15:30 Break / Exhibition / Poster Viewing

Looking to the Future: Care for IRD Patients in the Coming 10 Years

Speaker: Professor dr. Bart Leroy, University of Ghent, Gent, Belgium

Speaker: Professor dr. Einar Stefánsson, University of Iceland, Iceland

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