2007 Medical Retina & Uveitis Programme

Medical Retina and Uveitis 2007
INFLAMMATORY EYE DISEASE FROM DIFFERENT OPHTHALMIC PERSPECTIVES

 

 
PROGRAMME

 

With thanks to the following sponsors:
The topic of the 2007 Registrars' and Save Sight Institute Conference is Medical Retina and Uveitis together with different subspecialty perspectives on inflammatory eye disease. Apart from our international guest speakers and interstate guests, the meeting will have a strong local contribution from Professor Peter McCluskey, Professor Denis Wakefield, Clinical Associate Professor Kathy McClellan, Dr Wilson Heriot, Dr Simon Taylor and Dr Alex Hunyor Jr.

The 2007 Registrars' and Save Sight Institute Conference will provide a practical approach to key management issues in the fields of medical retina and uveitis and inflammatory eye disease.

SATURDAY 6th JANUARY
 
SAVE SIGHT INSTITUTE PATHOLOGY WEEKEND (SAT & SUN)

CONVENED By Dr WENG SEHU _VMO S.E.H ACADEMIC UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Separate Registration Fee

Contact Dr Sehu   wsehu@bigpond.com

 
SUNDAY 7th JANUARY
 
SAVE SIGHT INSTITUTE PATHOLOGY WEEKEND (SAT & SUN)

CONVENED By Dr WENG SEHU _VMO S.E.H ACADEMIC UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Separate Registration Fee

Contact Dr Sehu   wsehu@bigpond.com

 
MONDAY 8th JANUARY
 
8.00 Registration for OSCE (OPD)
  Session I: OSCE
9.00-1.00 OSCE practice examination
1.00-2.00 Lunch
  Session II: Clinical Cases
2.00-2.15 Uveitis - Questions of Management in the decades of life Billson
Uveitis - a retinal surgeons perspective Playfair
Inflammation of ocular surface Coroneo
Three cases - a question of management Ojami
An unusual syndrome de Laey
A case to consider Smith
3.30-4.00 Afternoon Tea
Post-operative poor vision Quin
Challenging Cases McCluskey
Uveitis in Intensive care Fung
5.30-7.30 Welcome BBQ with entertainment - Courtyard fountain
 
TUESDAY 9th JANUARY
 
Registration (Claffy Lecture Theatre)
  Session I: Introduction
8.00-8.20 Unanswered questions regarding the clinical features of Uveitis Wakefield
8.20-8.45 Immunopathological mechanisms in uveitis Wakefield
8.45-8.55 Discussion
8.55-9.00 Sponsor Presentation: Advanced Medical Optics
Tecnis Platform Technology
Nigel Lever
  Session II: Management of Complications arising from Uveitis
9.00-9.10 Intraocular pressure - Medical & Surgical Mx Chilov
9.10-9.20 Cataract - Medical (Place of steroid Sparing Rx) & indications for surgery Fung/Jones
9.20-9.30 Cataract - Mx & Rx of Uveitic Cataract Ball
9.30-9.40 Macular oedema Mx Merani
9.40-10.00 Discussion
10.00-10.30 Morning Tea
  Session III: Studies
10.30-10.40 Five Diabetes studies Sharma
10.40-11.00 Vein occlusion studies & Macular oedema in central retinal vein occlusion Fraser-Bell
11.00-11.10 AMD studies Leong
11.10-11.40 Prevention of ARMD de Laey
11.40-12.00 Discussion
12.00-1.00 Lunch
  Session IV: Imaging in Medical Retina & clinical value
1.00-1.20 OCT Wong
1.20-1.50 Imaging ARMD - Value of FFA & ICG in defining abnormal vasculature de Laey
2.00-2.15 Clinical Insights into medical retina from functional studies of RPE Chang
2.15-2.30 Pregnancy and medical retina Wong
2.30-3.00 Discussion
3.00-3.30 Afternoon Tea
  Session V:
3.30-4.00 Acute Retinal Necrosis Syndrome Ohno
4.00-4.10 Ocular Ischaemic syndrome Tsang
4.10-4.30 Pathological Myopia and its chorioretinal complications Wong
4.30-5.00 Discussion
 
WEDNESDAY 10th JANUARY
 
Registration (Claffy Lecture Theatre)
Session I: Anterior uveitis
8.00-8.25 What the general ophthalmologist needs to know about the immune system Wakefield
8.25-8.50 What the general ophthalmologist needs to know about Uveitis McCluskey
8.50-9.15 Clinical immunology and inflammation Ohno
9.15-9.40 The enigma of HLA B27 & Uveitis Wakefield
9.40-10.05 Immunopathology of autoimmune ocular diseases & Animal models of uveitis Rao
10.05-10.25 Discussion
10.25-10.30 Sponsor Presentation: Alcon Australia
Modern Cataract Surgery means more Choices
Rieck Dalal
10.30-11.00 Morning Tea
Session II: Medical Retina
11.00-11.20 Pathological Myopia and its chorioretinal complications Wong
11.20-11.40 Choridal neovacularisation and an approach to management Mitchell
11.40-11.55 Discussion
Claffy Lecture
11.55-12.45 Vascular tumours and malformations of the retina and optic disc de Laey
12.45-12.50 Sponsor Presentation: Bausch & Lomb
Micro Incision Cataract Surgery - Is It The Way Forward?
Damian Chua
12.50-1.30 Lunch
1.30-5.00 Sailing Afternoon on Sydney Harbour, sponsored by Designs for Vision
 
THURSDAY 11th JANUARY
 
Registration (Claffy Lecture Theatre)
Session I: Systemic disease and uveitis
8.00-8.20 Immunopathology of VKHD Rao
8.20-8.50 Retinal vasculitis Ohno
8.50-9.10 VKHD Rao
9.10-9.25 Discussion
9.25-9.30 Sponsor Presentation: Carl Zeiss
Carl Zeiss
Joe Redner
9.30-10.00 Morning Tea
Session II: The Great Pretenders
10.00-10.20 Tuberculosis Rao
10.20-10.40 Sarcoid Ohno
10.40-11.00 Syphilis Rao
11.00-11.15 Discussion
Claffy Lecture
11.15-12.00 The place of Molecular Genetics in clinical ophthalmology today Ohno
12.00-1.00 Lunch
Session III: Scleritis
1.00-1.20 Clinical features of scleritis McCluskey
1.20-1.45 Pathology of scleritis Rao
1.45-2.05 Investigation and treatment of scleritis Wakefield
2.05-2.25 Uveal effusions de Laey
2.25-2.45 Discussion
2.45-3.15 Afternoon Tea
Session IV: Masquerade Syndromes
3.15-3.20 Sponsor Presentation: Designs for Vision
Rayner - the original IOL Manufacturer - Toric & Aspherical Lenses
Richard Grills
3.20-3.40 What's new with lymphoma McCluskey
3.40-4.10 Lymphoma and the eye Rao
4.10-4.40 Paraneoplastic syndromes de Laey
4.40-4.55 Macular Oedema - a medical & surgical perspective Gorbatov
4.55-5.15 Discussion
7.00 Alcon Registrars' Club Dinner
 
FRIDAY 12th JANUARY
 
Registration (Claffy Lecture Theatre)
Session I: Sympathetic Ophthalmia
8.00-8.40 Pathology & Clinical features Rao
8.40-9.00 What's the risk? A retinal surgeon's perspective Heriot
9.00-9.20 What's the treatment? Rao
9.20-9.25 Discussion
9.25-9.30 Sponsor Presentation: Novartis Ophthalmics
Novartis Ophthalmics: Research & Development Update
Caroline Markey
9.30-10.00 Morning Tea
Session II: Inflammatory Eye Disease Subspecialty perspectives
10.00-10.20 Cornea McClellan
10.20-10.40 Orbital perspective Taylor
10.40-11.00 Retinal White Dots Hunyor
11.00-11.15 Discussion
Claffy Lecture
11.15-12.00 Insights into the pathology of inflammatory ocular disease Rao
12.00-1.30 Lunch
Session III:
1.30-2.00 Oxygen and ocular disease Heriot
2.00-2.30 Vulnerability of the human macula to degenerative disease Cornish
2.30-2.50 ABC of AMD Heriot
2.50-3.00 Discussion
3.00-3.30 Afternoon Tea
Session IV:
3.30-4.00 Retinal Vascular Signs in hypertension Mitchell
4.00-4.20 Retinal telangectasia Gillies
4.20-4.50 Leber Congenital amaurosis. Clinical and genetic aspects de Laey
4.50-5.00 Discussion
 
SATURDAY 13th JANUARY
 
9.00-1.00 Workshops: Suturing/Flaps/Microsurgery
SATURDAY 13TH JANUARY - SUNDAY 14TH JANUARY
RANZCO - INDUCTION WEEKEND CLAFFY LECTURE THEATRE
SYDNEY EYE HOSPITAL - DR SAM LERTZ CONVENOR
Assistance with registration Dr Shanel Sharma
(Authorisation Joanna Starling. RANZCO - Manager Training Networks)
RANZCO - OPHTHALMOLOGY REGISTRARS INDUCTION PROGRAM
Saturday 13th January 2007
Venue: Claffy Lecture Theatre,
Sydney Eye Hospital Campus, 8 Macquarie St Sydney

Contact: 9382 7111 - for direction
8.00-8.15 Introduction and Welcome Lertz
Eye History and Examination
8.15-8.40 Cornea & Anterior Segment Watson
8.40-9.05 Posterior Segment Hunyor
9.05-9.30 Oculoplastic examination Taylor
9.30-9.55 Preop Cataract surgery Assessment Sharma
9.55-10.20 Morning Tea - Pfizer
Communication, Management & Professional Standards
10.15-11.00 Consents, Privacy Bird (MDA-National)
11.00-11.30 HSU - your safety net Thompson (Dept of Health)
11.30-12.00 On Call Tips & Tactics Petsoglou
12.00-12.15 Eye speak and registrar's bag Sharma/Cheung
12.15-12.30 Driving & Ophthalmology Billson
12.30-1.00 Lunch - Pfizer
Surgical Skills - Wetlab
1.30-4.00 Wetlab
Orientation
4.00-5.00 SEH Regis with Dr Rumma for orientation
POWH Regis with Dr Hennessy for orientation
5.00-5.30 SEH Regis with Dr Males & Dr Sharma
Dinner - Bausch and Lomb
 
SUNDAY 14th JANUARY
Claffy Auditorium Sydney Eye Hospital
 
The College Role
8.15-8.35 Introduction to the College and the Training program
8.35-8.55 Tracking progress - supervisors reports and exams
8.55-9.05 Support for trainees
9.05-9.45 Record keeping - log books and spread sheet
9.45-10.15 Morning Tea
Ocular Emergencies
10.15-10.45 Trauma/Chemical/Thermal Injuries Sehu
10.45-11.00 Acute Glaucoma Healey
11.10-11.35 Corneal emergencies Males
11.35-11.50 The role of the DCT Males/Healey
11.50-12.15 The acute red eye Zeldovich
12.15-1.15 Lunch
1.15-1.40 Neuro-ophthalmic Examination Francis
1.40-2.05 Neuro-Ophthalmic emergencies Tan
2.05-2.30 Giant Cell Arteritis Tan
2.30 Close