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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
Treatment of ocular surface disease in the pug – a combined approach (I. Allgoewer)
14.00
Pigmentary keratitis in Pugs; in search of ethiopathogenic evidence (R. Sanchez)
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

Masterclass “Ocular Surface Disease”

Sunday May 13th, 2018

8.00
Introduction (E. Villani)
9.00
Meibography (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)
12.15
End

Masterclass Workshop "Meibography & Tearscope examination”

Sunday May 13th, 2018

13.00-17.30   Speakers: D. Maggs, C. Peruccio, A. Saito, S.Thomasy

The Main Programme on Friday May 11th and Saturday May 12th, 2018 will consist of free communication lectures and poster presentations. Abstracts may be submitted via this website until December 31st, 2017 and the main programme will be published in March 2018.

As a part of the main programme on Saturday, Prof. Julie T. Daniels from the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology in London, UK will give a State of the Art Lecture. There will also be a session on Hereditary Eye Diseases on Friday.



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.