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Preliminary Programme

Continuing Education Day “Ocular Surface Disease”

Thursday May 10th, 2018

10.30
The integrated functional lacrimal unit – a new concept in dry eye disease (D. Maggs)
11.00
Advanced diagnostic testing for ocular surface disorders (S. Thomasy)
11.45
Diagnostic imaging of the cornea (S. Thomasy)
12.30 – 13.30  Lunch Break
13.30
Pigmentary keratitis in pugs; in search of ethiopathogenic evidence (R. Sanchez)
14.15
Treatment of ocular surface disease in the pug – a combined approach (I. Allgoewer)
14.45 – 15.15  Coffee Break
15.15
Diagnostic and therapeutic approach for canine and feline blepharitis (D. Maggs)
16.00
Disorders of the canine lacrimal unit (D. Maggs)
16.45
Disorders of the feline lacrimal unit (D. Maggs)
17.30
End

Main Programme
Friday May 11th – Saturday May 12th, 2018

The Main Programme will consist of free communication lectures and poster presentations.
The complete main programme will be published in March 2018.

Prof. Julie T. Daniels from the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology in London, UK will give a
State of the Art Lecture: “Can companion animals benefit from advances in human ophthalmic stem cell therapy?”
on Saturday.

There will also be a session on Hereditary Eye Diseases on Friday.

Masterclass “Ocular Surface Disease”

Sunday May 13th, 2018

8.00
Ocular surface and tear film diagnostic methodology report (E. Villani)
9.00
Meibography and tear film lipid layer (C. Peruccio)
9.30
Coffee break
10.00
Stiffness matters: Corneal biomechanics and wound healing (S. Thomasy)
11.30
Crosslinking and the cornea: a match made in heaven? (S. Pot)
12.30
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13.15 – 16.00  Speakers: D. Maggs, C. Peruccio, A. Saito, S.Thomasy
 
Instructors: SBM Sistemi ® technicians


Responsible of the Scientific Programme – Continuing Education, Masterclass, State of the Art Lecture (Invited Speakers):
Christiane Goerig (Member of the ECVO Scientific Committee)

Responsible of the Scientific Programme – Main Programme (Free Communications and Posters):
Charlotte Keller (Chair of the ECVO Scientific Committee)



A pre-congress Satellite Meeting of the SOVI (Italian Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology) will take place on Wednesday May 09th, 2018 at Hotel Albani.