On Demand

Location: Virtual Platform

Trabecular Micro-Bypass for the Cataract Surgeon

Saturday 22 September | 13:00 - 14:00

J. Güell Spain

Welcome & review of ESCRS clinical survey data

B. Cochener France

A new recognition of the impact of OSD in the surgical setting

C. Koppen Belgium

Improving ocular surface understanding with your current diagnostic tools

J. M. Benitez del Castillo Spain

Expanding understanding of ocular surface disease with the new diagnostic tools

Panel Discussion

J. Hjortdal Denmark

Management of ocular surface in the context of surgery

Panel Discussion & Conclusion

The above programme is supported by an independent medical education grant from:

Johnson and Johnson Vision


Location: Room A6

Improving Surgical Outcomes with Advanced Diagnosis & Treatment of Ocular Surface Diseases

Moderator(s): B. Cochener France J. Hjortdal Denmark

P. Steven Germany

Differentiated consideration of patients as a prerequisite for targeted therapy

T. Kaercher Germany

Focusing on the lipid layer: what treatment options are available

G. Auffarth Germany

Post-operative use of EvoTears®

Location: Strauss 1

Dry Eyes – Targeted Treatment as a Key to Satisfied Patients

Moderator(s): P. Steven Germany

S.P. Chee Singapore

Low energy in high cataract grade

J. Mehta Singapore

Scarless Femtopterygium surgery

S. Awwad Lebanon

Intracorneal ring segments insertion for Keratoconus with intraoperative OCT

G. Schmidinger Austria

Femto DALK with guiding tunnel and OCT

T. Seiler Switzerland

LASIK and beyond

Location: Strauss 2

The Power of Low Energy

Moderator(s): T. Seiler Switzerland

M. Tetz Germany

New glistening-free hydrophobic IOL: W-60R

H. Hoh Germany

Method of objective refraction with the LENTIS Mplus X

R. Khoramnia Germany

FEMTIS - multicenter study results

T. Oshika Japan

LENTIS Comfort - most recent clinical results

O. Findl Austria

Comparison of visual quality: LENTIS Comfort vs. monofocal lenses

Location: Lehar 1

The Future of Vision from the Leaders in IOL Innovation

Moderator(s): M. Tetz Germany

R. Zaldivar Argentina

Pearls and pitfalls of pre-operative education on astigmatic correction

O. Findl Austria

Hitting the mark: advanced biometry to account for astigmatic correction

F. Kretz Germany

Precise implantation: tips and techniques to improve intra-operative alignment & post-operative outcomes

R. Mencucci Italy

Expanding options for patient expectations in today’s cataract refractive surgery

Location: Lehar 4

Mastering Toric IOLs – Preoperative Pearls & Practices for Post-Operative Success

Moderator(s): B. Dick Germany O. Findl Austria

F. Scaglione Italy

Antibiotic resistance: an emerging problem

T. Kohnen Germany

Antibiotic resistance and antibiotic prophylaxis in ophthalmic surgery

L. Rossetti Italy

Antibiotic resistance and antibiotic therapy in ophthalmology

Location: Stolz 2

Rationalization of Prescriptive Behaviors in Ophthalmology for the Containment of Antibiotic Resistance

Moderator(s): B. Malyugin Russia F. Bandello Italy

M. Töteberg-Harms Switzerland


M. Forlini Italy

Successful MicroPulse treatment for CSCR

B. Stanzel Germany

MicroPulse laser induced macular remodeling after ILM peeling in full thickness macular holes

S. Siemiski USA

MicroPulse P3 procedure for various glaucoma patients: going beyond late stage disease

M. Töteberg-Harms Switzerland

MicroPulse CPC glaucoma treatment and patients' profiles: University of Zurich experience

K. Sheng Lim UK

Updates from the MicroPulse aqueous dynamics study in early or moderate POAG

Location: Lehar 2

MicroPulse® Technology: Latest Trends in Laser Treatment Choices for Glaucoma and Retina

Moderator(s): M. Töteberg-Harms Switzerland

T. Kohnen Germany

Pentacam® AXL – clinical results

F. Hengerer Germany

Modern patients screening and IOL power calculation

G. Savini Italy

Taking advantage of total corneal astigmatism for toric IOLs

M. Belin USA

Incorporating the Belin ABCD progression display in your CXL practice

R. Ambrósio Brazil

Enhanced ectasia diagnosis with integrated Scheimpflug imaging: essential concepts & meta-analysis

R. Vinciguerra Italy

In-vivo corneal biomechanical changes after collagen cross-linking in patients with progressive keratoconus

Location: Strauss 3

Pentacam® AXL and Corvis® ST: Taking Cataract and Refractive Surgery to the Next Level

Moderator(s): C. Roberts USA F. Hengerer GERMANY

Saturday 22 September | 18:15 - 19:45

R. Rajpal USA

Opening remarks

P. Stodulka Czech Republic

Video case: CXL with oxygen - my experience with the new boost goggles

F. Malecaze France

Grand rounds: epi-on using boost goggles and the KXL® system

P. Stodulka Czech Republic

Video case: my experience with CuRV™ (customized cross-linking)

T. Seiler Switzerland

Grand rounds: why I perform CuRV™ for keratoconus

Location: Stolz 2

Cross-Linking Grand Rounds: Innovative New Treatment Options

Moderator(s): R. Rajpal USA
Panelists: T. Seiler Switzerland J. Marshall UK P. Stodulka Czech Republic F. Malecaze France

Sunday 23 September | 12:30 - 14:00

R. Nuijts The Netherlands

Welcome & review of ESCRS clinical survey data

B. Cochener France

Preoperative diagnostics and tools to improve planning for refractive IOLs

F. Ribeiro Germany

Lens-based presbyopia correction options: monovision

T. Kohnen Germany

Lens-based presbyopia correction options: trifocals

M. Pande UK

Lens-based presbyopia correction options: EDOF IOLs

Panel discussion

D. Koch USA

Upping your game: astigmatism correction with presbyopia correcting IOLs

B. Dick Germany

Mitigating post-operative error in refractive IOL patients

Panel discussion & conclusion

The above programme is supported by an independent medical education grant from:

Johnson and Johnson Vision


Location: Room A6

Presbyopia and Toric IOL Correction

Moderator(s): T. Kohnen Germany D. Koch USA

Sunday 23 September | 13:00 - 14:00

D. Korb USA

Reflections on the role of MGD and its treatment by the discoverer


Location: Room A4

All You Ever Wanted to Know About the Leading Cause of Dry Eye and Never Dared to Ask

Moderator(s): F. Carones Italy M. Teus Spain

I. Stalmans Belgium

Welcome and introduction

J. M. Martinez de la Casa Spain

Medical treatment: keeping 24-hour IOP control while maintaining conjunctival integrity

I. Ahmed Canada

Surgical management of glaucoma – where are we today?

K. Barton UK

The path to predictable and sustainable surgical results

I. Stalmans Belgium

Q&A and conclusions

Location: Room C3

Glaucoma Treatment: From Eyes Drops to Surgical Intervention, When and What to do?

Moderator(s): I. Stalmans Belgium

J. Fernandez Spain

LIBERTY - the most balanced trifocal IOL. Clinical evidence and 3D-visualization

M.Assouline France

5 multifocal IOLs: clinical long-term experience compared to 3D-MTF-mapping

S. Srinivasan UK

AddOn trifocal - a unique choice for pseudophakic patients

G. Scharioth Germany

Binocular trifocality in high myopic patients with the Scharioth macula lens.

Location: Room C2

Multifocality in Comparison - Clinical Results and 3D - Visualization of Trifocal and "EDOF" IOLs

Moderator(s): S. Srinivasan UK

W. Sekundo Germany

Laser vision correction in 2018 - significance and risk evaluation

Reviewing today’s refractive options: SMILE, FS LASIK, PRK-case discussions

  • D. Reinstein UK

    Options In LVC for treating presbyopic patients

  • A. Hamid UK

    Hyperopic patients - options and limits in corneal refractive surgery

  • R. Wiltfang Germany

    When to go for surface ablation - a case discussion

  • S. Ganesh India

    Testing the limits of SMILE

  • D. Breyer Germany

    Refractive surgery in private settings

Location: Room A2

Navigating Laser Vision Correction in 2018 – Tailored Patient Treatment Approaches

Moderator(s): D. Breyer Germany

V. Camps Spain

Aberrometric profile of the MINI WELL & MINI WELL Toric Oral

V. Caparas Philippines

Changing paradigm in presbyopia correcting IOLs: first experience with the MINI WELL Ready

P. Rozot France

Comparison of visual results of SIFI MINI WELL versus 3 other EDOF-IOLs

E. Pedrotti Italy

MINI WELL and MINI WELL toric: clinical results and patients selection

G. Auffarth Germany

MINI WELL Ready: results from the fusion European multicenter trial

Location: Strauss 2

MINI WELL READY - EDOF IOL by SIFI: Latest International Clinical & Scientific Updates

Moderator(s): G. Auffarth Germany

K. Gundersen Norway

PanOptix® IOL: the excellent visual performance at all distances is proven

Z. Nagy Hungary

Expanding efficiency: introducing the new dynamics of the LenSx® laser system

J. Murta Portugal

A dynamic process of outcomes improvement with intraoperative aberrometry - 4 years' experience

J. Kanellopolous Greece

StreamLight™: the next generation of Surface Ablation

Location: Strauss 3

Climbing the Next Peak: Enhanced Technologies to Take your Patients to the Next Level

Moderator(s): K. Gundersen Norway

J. Castanera Spain

Smart engineering – overview of the Technolas® Teneo™ 317 model 2

G. Beiko Canada

Next-Gen enVista® platform – experience with the new hydrophobic smart material

O. Findl Austria

Smart fluidics management - clinical experience with the Stellaris Elite™ and Adaptive Fluidics

S. Daya UK

Breaking news - the latest smart technologies #TogetherWithBausch

Location: Room A7

Smart Technologies for Today’s Surgical Practices

Moderator(s): S. Morselli Italy

O. Findl Austria

RayOne Trifocal vs. ZEISS AT LISA

M. Amon Austria

Early results from the new Sulcoflex Trifocal

F. Llovet-Osuna Spain

150 RayOne Trifocal outcomes and premium lens in the Baviera clinic

T. Ferreira Portugal

RayOne Trifocal comparison and patient satisfaction study results

A. Mularoni Italy M. Kacerovsky Czech Republic

RayOne Trifocal outcomes

Location: Room A5

Rayner: Leading the Way to Offer More Patients a Trifocal Solution: Surgeon Panel Discussion on RayOne Trifocal and New Sulcoflex Trifocal

Moderator(s): O. Findl Austria M. Amon Austria

A. Mateo Spain

Optimizing the ocular surface to improve LASIK outcomes

C. Cagini Italy

Ocular surface disorders after cataract surgery

M. Labetoulle France

Intracameral mydriatics in diabetic patients

R. Nuijts The Netherlands

Cost effectiveness of a new intracameral procedure

Location: Lehar 1

Management of the Ocular Surface in Ocular Surgery

Moderator(s): B. Cochener France

F. Goes Belgium

How I integrated total cornea power (TCP) in my refractive practice

V. Borderie France

The role of epithelium thickness mapping (ETM) in corneal disorders

M.C. Savastano Italy

Diagnosing and following-up on retinal pathologies with AngioVue OCTA

L. Di Antonio Italy

OCT-Angiography in optic nerve head disorders

Location: Lehar 2

Optimizing Your Clinical Practice With OCT and OCT-Angiography

Moderator(s): V. Borderie France

A. Hommer Austria

Gonioscopy still needed?

J-P. Renard France

The automated gonioscopy - a new imaging of the iridocorneal angle

C. Traverso Italy

Why and how to document gonioscopic findings

Location: Lehar 3

Gonioscopy: A Revival - Witness a New Chapter in History

Moderator(s): C. Traverso Italy

W. Hill USA

Update on the Hill-RBF calculation method

H. Kjaerbo Denmark

My first experience with the Hill-RBF method

G. Luthra India

How Hill-RBF changed my cataract surgery

D. Goldblum Switzerland

Cataract surgery in high axial hyperopic patients

Location: Stolz 1

Pearls for Improved Refractive Outcomes with Cataract Surgery

Moderator(s): W. Hill USA

B. Malyugin Russia

Small pupil cataract surgery: are we happy with the options available?

R. Osher USA

Difficult cases rescued by the 2nd generation Malyugin Ring

S. Masket USA

Little instruments can help big problems

Location: Strauss 1

Complex Cataract Cases, The Simple Truths

Moderator(s): R. Osher USA

Sunday 23 September | 18:15 - 19:45

A. Brezin France

S. Al-Messabi UAE


T. Kohnen Germany

The ultimate control in IOL delivery

O. Findl Austria

Ensuring refractive stability: the AcrySof® heritage

N. Reus Netherlands

Advantages of a new BioMaterial and a new edge profile

L. Benjamin UK

10 years later - is astigmatism treatment the standard or still just an option?

A. Brezin France

S. Al-Messabi UAE

Q&A and Conclusions

Location: Strauss 3

INFOCUS - 2 Minutes to Enhanced IOL Experience! Debating the Topics Most Important to Your Practice

Moderator(s): A. Brezin France S. Al-Messabi UAE

Monday 24 September | 13:00 - 14:00

B. Malyugin Russia

Welcome & review of ESCRS clinical survey data

S. Morselli Italy

Reviewing the impact of glaucoma on the cataract patient and the benefits of earlier intervention

C. Baudouin France

What’s new in glaucoma medical therapy

B. Malyugin Russia

MIGS options for the early to moderate glaucoma patient

J. Garcia-Feijoo Spain

MIGS options for the advanced and refractory glaucoma patient

Panel discussion & conclusion

This programme is supported by an independent medical education grant from:



Location: Room A6

Optimising Combination Therapies and Modern MIGS for Early to Advanced Glaucoma

Moderator(s): B. Malyugin Russia G. Sunaric-Megevand Switzerland

B. Cochener France


M. Rolando Italy

The evaluation of the ocular surface before surgery

D. Goldblum Switzerland

The pathophysiology of ocular surface inflammation

B. Cochener France

Impact to functional vision and patient quality of life

B. Cochener France

Closing remarks

Location: Room C2

Dry Eye Disease and Intraocular Surgical Outcomes

Moderator(s): B. Cochener France

G. Scharioth Germany

Low infusion pressure minimally invasive cataract surgery

D. Tognetto Italy

Increased surgical safety through torsional U/S, optimized thermal profile of the phaco tip and I/A polymer technology

T. Amzallag France

Optimized nozzle tip design for enhanced control in IOL delivery

R. Ruiz Mesa Spain

What are your surgical choices to minimize PCO?

Location: Strauss 3

Advancing Cataract Surgery with the Minimally Invasive Approach Leveraging Alcon Technologies

Moderator(s): R. Ruiz Mesa Spain

N. Maychuk Russia

Welcome and introduction

S. Barabino Italy

An evolution in artificial tears: from saline- to lipid-based formulations-a focus on cationic emulsions

P. Hossain UK

Focusing on inflammation in dry eye disease

U. Pleyer Germany

Ciclosporin A 0.1%: targeting the inflammatory vicious cycle in dry eye disease

Q&A, summary and close

Location: Strauss 2

Shedding Light on the Management of DED

Moderator(s): N. Maychuk Russia

G. Auffarth Germany

Evaluation of a new hydrophobic preloaded IOL

S. Ganesh India

EYECRYL TRI - Actv IOLs: my experience

A. Agca Turkey

Refractive & safety outcomes of EYECRYL PHAKIC & EYECRYL PHAKIC TORIC IOLs: my long-term experience

S. Goel India

Next generation pre-loaded IOL system - Optiflex Genesis Comfort NY

E. Otero Colombia

EYECRYL TORIC IOLs: pearls for success

Location: Room A2

Achieving Precise Refractive Outcomes with Biotech Premium IOLs

Moderator(s): B. Toygar Turkey

R. Walters UK


L. Benjamin UK

The pros and cons of phaco

G. Tabin USA

The pros and cons of MSICS

R. Walters UK


Location: Stolz 1

The Great Debate: Phaco Versus Manual Small Incision Non-Phaco Cataract Surgery (MSICS) in the Developing World

Moderator(s): R. Walters UK

R. Lapid-Gortzak Netherlands

On top of the sine wave: first outcomes with the Acriva Trinova IOL

M. Tomita Japan

The excellent performances of new generation Sinusoidal Trifocal IOL

E. Mrukwa-Kominek Poland

Refractive outcomes after the Sinusoidal Trifocal IOL implantation in presbyopic patients

J. Blanckaert Belgium

First experience with FLACS and Acriva Trinova, Sinusoidal Trifocal IOL

Location: Lehar 3

The World’s First Sinusoidal Trifocal IOL, Acriva Trinova: A Novel Approach to Trifocal IOL Technology

Moderator(s): R. Bellucci Italy M. Hawlina Slovenia

J. Wolffsohn UK

Corneal pain without stain: the role of symptom assessment

R. Mencucci Italy

Corneal pain with stain: the pathological dry eye

H. Dua UK

Stain without corneal pain: the painless epithelial defect

CoQ10 panel: role of Coenzyme Q10 in supporting corneal healing & recovery

Panel moderated by: K. Gumus Turkey

Location: Lehar 1

A New Perspective in Dry Eye Treatment: The Role of Coenzyme Q10

Moderator(s): S. Ahmad UK

M. Tomita Japan

My 3 year experience with presbyopic IPCL

R. Bellucci Italy

My experience with IPCL

K. Kapur India

IPCL innovated in India for complete refractive solution

P. Stodulka Czech Republic

Clinical results of Tridiff Trifocal IOL

P. Stodulka Czech Republic

Innovative presbyopic corneal inlay

Location: Lehar 4

Innovative Solutions for Presbyopia and Refractive Errors

Moderator(s): P. Stodulka Czech Republic R. Shetty India

S. Priglinger Germany

First experiences with the new EVA phaco needle and sleeve range

P.R. Rothschild France

VisionBlue® - all stains are not the same (Part 1): why performance matters!

S. Srinivasan UK

VisionBlue® - all stains are not the same (Part 2): why purity matters!

L. Baydoun Germany

DMEK - past to present: reviewing progress and results of a revolutionary technique

Location: Stolz 2

Challenging Conventional Wisdom in Anterior Surgery

Moderator(s): L. Baydoun Germany