2010 Medical Retina Programme


PROGRAMME

WITH THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Sight for Life Foundation

Carl Zeiss

Designs for Vision

Device Technologies

Investec Experien

Pfizer Australia

Ellex Australia

 

 

WEDNESDAY 6thJANUARY
AM - Age Related Macular Degeneration     Moderator: Peter McCluskey
8.00-8.45 Registration  
8.45-9.00 WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS Peter McCluskey
9.00-9.30 SAVE SIGHT INSTITUTE LECTURE
Atrophic AMD- 'What is the evidence and what I tell my patients'
Introduction: Peter McCluskey
Paul Mitchell
9.30-9.45 Neovascular AMD - 'Practical applications of clinical trial results' Jenny Arnold
9.45-10.00 Neovascular AMD- Practicalities of management Christine Younan
10.00-10.15 Retinal cases/quiz 1 (2 cases) Adrian Hunt
10.15-10.30 Discussion  
10.30-11.00 Morning Tea  
11.00-11.15 RAP and Polypoidal Andrew Kaines
11.15-11.30 CSR I-Van Ho
11.30-12.30 Round Table Discussion 1: (AMD)
1. FFA in AMD- Is it always necessary?
2. PDT is dead!
3. Avastin vs Lucentis
4. To combine or not
5. Anti-VEGF- Routine vs PRN dosing
6. Anti-VEGF and stroke
7. Discussion
Moderator: Jenny Arnold
Panel: Andrew Kaines, I-van Ho, Mark Gillies, Paul Mitchell, David Maberley, Willie Campbell, Adrian Hunt
12.30-1.30 Lunch  
PM - Practical Sessions (Concurrent)  
1.30-5.00 • OSCE (3rd & 4th years)
  - Outpatient Department Sydney Eye Hospital

• Pathology (2nd years) tutorial/slide session
  - Claffy Autditorium and Boardroom, Save Sight Institute

• Anatomy teaching (1st years)
  - Anatomy department, University of NSW

• Tour of Save Sight

Adrian Fung, Michael Chilov, Rob MacDonald

Weng Sehu, Peter Bullpitt, Catherine Camaris

Dzung Huu Vu, UNSW


Peter McCluskey

5.30 Welcome Drinks & Canapes in the courtyard  

 

THURSDAY 7thJANUARY
AM - Diabetic retinopathy and Retinal Vascular disease     Moderator: Mark Gillies
8.00-8.45 Registration  
8.45-9.00 OPENING REMARKS Peter McCluskey
9.00-9.15 Diabetic macular oedema - Which treatment? Paul Mitchell
9.15-9.30 Proliferative diabetic retinopathy - The role of the VR surgeon Willie Campbell
9.30-9.45 Vein Occlusions
BRVO- 'Why I do/don’t adhere to the BVOS'
CRVO- 'Who says there’s no treatment?'
Andrew Chang
9.45-10.00 Vitreous haemorrhage- 'My approach' Mark Gorbatov
10.00-10.15 Macular Telangiectasia Mark Gillies
10.15-10.30 Discussion  
10.30-11.00 Morning Tea  
11.00-11.30 THE CLAFFY LECTURE
Diabetic Retinopathy Review
Introduction: Peter McCluskey
David Maberley
11.30-12.30 Round table discussion 2 (Retinal vascular and other scenarios)
1. Diabetic macular oedema
2. Proliferative diabetic retinopathy
3. DMO + PDR
4. Asymmetric DR
5. CRVO
6. CRAO: When to be a hero
    Discussion
Moderator: Mark Gillies
Panel: Paul Mitchell, Mark Gorbatov, David Maberley, Willie Campbell, I-Van Ho, Sam Fraser-Bell
12.30-1.30 Lunch  
PM - Vitreoretinal Surgery and Uveitis     Moderator: I-Van Ho
1.30-1.45 Retinal cases/quiz 2 (2 cases) David Maberley
1.45-2.00 Posterior penetrating ocular trauma Willie Campbell
2.00-2.15 Post-cataract Endophthalmitis - The role of the VR surgeon I-Van Ho
2.15-2.30 That sinking feeling - The dropped nucleus John Downie
2.30-2.45 Retinal detachment - Pneumatic, buckle or vitrectomy? Willie Campbell
2.45-3.00 Indications for surgery-
macular holes, ERM and submacular haemorrhage
David Maberley
3.00-3.15 Discussion  
3.15-3.45 Afternoon Tea  
3.45-4.00 Retinal gene therapy Robyn Jamieson
4.00-4.15 White dot syndromes Peter McCluskey
4.15-4.30 Uveitic cases/quiz (2 cases) Sam Fraser-Bell
4.30-4.45 The hazy fundus- 'What do I do now?' Peter McCluskey
4.45-5.00 Uveitic CMO Christine Younan
5.00-5.15 Discussion  
7.00 Conference Dinner - The Wharf Restaurant  

 

FRIDAY 8thJANUARY
AM - Investigative modalities, Oncology and Retinal dystrophies     Moderator: John Grigg
8.00-8.45 Registration  
8.45-9.00 OPENING REMARKS Peter McCluskey
9.00-9.15 OCT - 'Why I can't do without one' Willie Campbell
9.15-9.30 FFA - 'My Indications, How to Read It' James Wong
9.30-9.45 Autofluorescence - 'My Indications, How to Read It' John Sarks
9.45-10.00 Poor vision & a 'normal' fundus-
when to order electrophysiology & how to read it
John Grigg
10.00-10.15 Retinal cases/quiz 3 (2 cases) Robert Chong
10.15-10.30 Discussion  
10.30-11.00 Morning Tea  
11.00-11.30 THE BILLSON LECTURE
Retinal aspects of ocular oncology
Introduction: Peter McCluskey
Willie Campbell
11.30-11.45 'How I manage presumed choroidal melanoma' Max Conway
11.45-12.00 Pathological myopia David Maberley
12.00-12.15 Retinal dystrophies (Retinitis pigmentosa, Stargardts) Gayatri Banerjee
12.15-12.30 Discussion  
12.30-1.30 Lunch  
PM - Retina in the RACE Exam  
1.30-2.30 'Past retinal RACE questions and how I would answer them' Adrian Fung, Robyn Troutbeck, Rohan Merani
2.30-3.30 'What you need to know in retina for the RACE' Adrian Fung, Robyn Troutbeck, Rohan Merani
3.30-3.45 Discussion and Close Peter McCluskey

 

SATURDAY 9thJANUARY
AM - PM  
9.00-2.00 OSCE (2nd to 4th years)
- Outpatient Department Westmead Hospital
Yves Kerdraon
Andrew White
9.00-5.00 Day 1 of RANZCO Induction weekend (new 1st years)
- Sydney Eye Hospital
Peter McCluskey
Joanna Starling
Adrian Fung
Rob McDonald
Michael Chilov
James Leong