The 8th World Congress on Controversies in Ophtalmology (COPhy 2017)

Mar 30 - Apr 1, 2017   Marriott Madrid Auditorium Hotel, Madrid, Spain

The 8th World Congress on Controversies in Ophtalmology (COPhy 2017) will be held in Madrid, Spain on Mar 30 - Apr 1, 2017.

The 8th World Congress on Controversies in Ophtalmology (COPhy 2017) is dedicated to

  • Surgical retina
    • Large submacular hemorrhage in predominantly hemorrhagic lesions in AMD
    • Dyes in epiretinal membrane surgery
    • Management of macular schisis in pathologic myopia
    • Macular holes: face-down position
    • Retinal detachment: inferior, recurrent, severe PVR (in phakic, pseudophakic eyes)
    • Optic pit with serous retinal detachment
    • Screening of the periphery in high myopia
    • Scleral buckle in era of vitrectomy (in phakic, pseudophakic eyes)
    • Vitreomacular traction: role of microplasmin
    • Vitrectomy for epiretinal membranes with good or bad visual acuity
  • Medical retina
    • Current imaging modalities: including OCT angiography
    • Central serous chorioretinopathy: acute vs. chronic management
    • Diabetic macular edema: retreatment choices - PRN vs. treat and extend
    • Diabetic macular edema: drug choices
    • Myopic choroidal neovascularization
    • Genetics in AMD: importance in diagnosis and management
    • Neovascular ("wet")age-related macular degeneration: retreatment choices - PRN vs. treat and extend
    • Neovascular ("wet") age-related macular degeneration: drug choices
    • Retinal vein occlusion: treatment choices
    • Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy: diagnosis and management
    • Uveitis: infectious and non infectious
  • Glaucoma
    • Alphagan neuroprotective in NTG
    • After one failed trabeculectomy
    • Aqueous outflow pathways: Increasing their drainage by new devices
    • Applying MMC in trabeculectomy
    • Best way to cover a tube shunt
    • AS-OCT for angle imaging
    • First line treatment
    • Failed tubes should always be followed by a second tube implantation
    • Future of glaucoma treatment
    • Future of glaucoma surgery
    • Intraocular pressure and glaucoma: Tracking IOP (mean, peak, fluctuation)
    • Gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculotomy (GATT)
    • Laser peripheral iridotomy
    • IStent
    • Macular OCT for glaucoma
    • Laser to trabecular meshwork
    • Medical management: first line for open angle glaucoma
    • Measuring ocular blood flow and perfusion pressure is important for management of glaucoma patients
    • New Horizons in Glaucoma Surgery
    • Neovascular glaucoma
    • Non-penetrating scelrectomy
    • Non-IOP lowering therapy will be the future of glaucoma treatment
    • Optic nerve head imaging
    • OCT imaging of the optic nerve and macula must be considered for glaucoma patients management
    • Plateau Iris Syndrome
    • Pediatric glaucoma
    • Surgical treatment for primary angle closure glaucoma
    • Risk Calculators
    • Trabeculectomy with ExPress
    • Trabeculectomy in the Progressing Low Pressure glaucoma Patient
    • Tube shunt surgery
    • Treatment for primary angle closure glaucoma
    • Would glaucoma patients benefit from genetic testing?
  • Anterior segment
    • Astigmatism correction in cataract surgery, how much residual error is considered OK?
    • Artisan lens
    • Dislocated IOL`s
    • Corneal refractive surgery
    • Femtosecond laser in cataract surgery
    • Dry eye, Importance of meibomian gland dysfunction
    • Intracameral antibiotic
    • Immediately sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS)
    • IOL exchange IOL power calculation methods
    • IOL calculation following refractive surgery
    • LASIK in 2016
    • Keratoconus
    • Multifocal lenses
    • Loose zonules
    • Phakic IOLs
    • Ocular surface disease
    • Pupillary dilation
    • Presbyopia solution
    • Special IOLs
  • Other topics
    • Management of isolated optic neuritis
    • Blepharospasm
    • Orbital tumors
    • Management of isolated sixth cranial nerve palsy
    • Psuedotumorcerebri in pregnancy
    • Posterior optic neuropathy: Evaluation and management
    • Treatment of traumatic optic neuropathy
    • Thyroid ophthalmopathy
    • Treatment for NA-AION


Marriott Madrid Auditorium Hotel
Avenida de Aragon No 400,
150-610 Euro
February 17, 2017


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