Athens 2019 General Information Preliminary Programme Programme Overview Hotel Information

Cornea Didactic Course

Saturday 16 February | 08.00 – 16.15

Clinical Cornea

• Basic science: anatomy, physiology and biomechanics
• Pathological responses of the cornea
• Laboratory testing for ocular surface diseases
• Corneal imaging evaluation techniques
• Non-infectious keratitis
• Infectious keratitis
• Corneal dystrophies
• Ectasia disorders and degenerations
• Dry-eye and ocular surface disease
• Immunological disorders of the cornea

Surgical Cornea

• Corneal cross-linking
• Anterior lamellar keratoplasty procedures
• Penetrating keratoplasty
• Management of postkeratopathy astigmatism
• DSEK
• DMEK
• Amniotic membrane
• Conjunctival surgery
• Limbal transplantation and keratoprosthesis