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MOS Cyprus Meeting, June 2014

 

Friday 20th June
19:00 Welcome Reception at Pantheo Eye Center
Presentation of challenging cases
Courtesy of our Sponsor, Novartis
Saturday 21th June
8:30 Welcoming Address

Mr Theodoros Potamitis, Consultant Ophthalmologist,
Associate Professor, St George's University of London Medical School at University of Nicosia, Director Vitreo-retinal Department, Pantheo Eye Center

Dr Theodosis Kontos, Consultant Ophthalmologist
President of the Cyprus Ophthalmological Society

Dr Adonis Ioannides, Course Director,
St George's University of London Medical School at University of Nicosia

Ms Marie Tsaloumas, Consultant Ophthalmologist,
on behalf of the Midland Ophthalmological Society, UK
9:00-10:30 Glaucoma and Anterior Segment
Neovascularisation of the iris
Prof Peter Shah, Birmingham, UK

Beware when lens meets retina
Dr Freda Sii, Birmingham, UK

MIGS: trabectome vs i-stents
Mr Tarun Sharma, Worcester, UK

Glaucoma in patients with Familial Amyloidosis

Dr Katia Papastavrou, Cyprus

The use of amniotic membrane in ophthalmology
Dr Michalis Palos, Prague, Czech Republic

Discussion
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-13:00 Oculoplastics and Anterior Segment
Periocular tumors
Mr Ioannis Kyprianou, Cyprus

Role of Mohs surgery for eyelid tumors
Mr Massoud Fouladi, London, UK

Cataract surgery and vitreoretinal complications
Mr Felipe Scala, Manchester, UK

Managing and avoiding complications of dislocated crystaline lens
Dr Tina Xirou, Athens, Greece

IOL without support
Mr Niall Patton, Manchester, UK

Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery: the future is here
Dr Antonis Aristidou, Thessaloniki, Greece

Discussion
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
Courtesy of our Sponsor, Bayer
14:00-15:30 Medical Retina
Recent research developments in inherited retinal dystrophies
Ms Susan Downes, Oxford, UK

Retinovascular disease and IOP
Ms Marie Tsaloumas, Birmingham, UK

Current thoughts on combined therapy (laser and anti-VEGF) in the management of diabetic macular oedema
Mr George Turner, Manchester, UK

“The anti-VEGF macula debate”
Moderators: Mr Theodoros Potamitis, Cyprus
Dr Yianna Antoniou, Cyprus
Speakers: Mr George Turner, Manchester, UK
Prof Tariq Aslam, Manchester, UK
Ms Marie Tsaloumas, Birmingham, UK

Discussion
15:30-16:00 Medicolegal
The legal aspect of medicolegal issues
Mr Antonis Glykis, Cyprus

Clinical negligence-the ophthalmic perspective
Robert Cooling, London, UK

Discussion
20:30 Gala Dinner at Amathus Beach Hotel
Courtesy of our Sponsor, Alcon
Sunday 22th June
8:30-10:00 Surgical Retina
Refractive surgery and retinal detachment
Dr Yianna Antoniou, Cyprus

Choroidal haemorrhage during anterior segment surgery: management and prognosis
Dr Panos Stavrakas

Surgical management of non-responding to anti-VGEF wet/ haemorrhagic AMD
Dr Stratos Gotzarides, Athens, Greece

Pitfalls of modern technology
Mr Theodoros Potamitis, Cyprus

Cyber - Ophthalmology; harnessing the power of modern technology in clinical practice
Prof Tariq Aslam, Manchester, UK

Discussion
10:00-10:45 Rapid fire presentations
Contact lens fitting in patients with aphakia
Constantinos Kallias, Cyprus

Visual function in early glaucoma
Carmen Balian, Cyprus

Is glaucoma racist? A quick review of glaucoma and ethnicity
Chrisostomos Muwonge, Cyprus

Case presentation of Schwarz syndrome
Savvas Christou, Manchester, UK

Assessing dysglycemia in patients with Thalassaemia: a predicting factor for screening in diabetic retinopathy
Irene Smoleski, Cyprus

Discussion
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-13:30 Paediatric and neuro ophthalmology
  A review of paediatric cataract
Prof Alistair Fielder, London, UK

Anterior segment complications of paediatric posterior segment diseases
Mr Manoj Parulekar, Birmingham, UK

The role of OCT in paediatric ophthalmology
Agathi Kouri, Athens, Greece

Behind the pupil
Mr Mike Burdon, Birmingham, UK

Novel imaging in neuro-ophthamology
Ms Susan Mollan, Birmingham, UK

From photoreceptor to cortex - and all in between
Dr Alkis Liasis, London, UK

Visual hallucinations
Dr Eleni Antoniou, Cyprus

Discussion
  Meeting Closes

 

List of Speakers
  • ANTONIOU Yianna, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Pantheo Eye Center, Cyprus
  • ANTONIOU Eleni, Psychiatrist, Nicosia General Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • ARISTIDOU Antonis, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • ASLAM Tariq, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Honorary Professor of Clinical Visual Sciences and Interface Technologies, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
  • BALIAN Carmen, MSc in Vision Science, PhD Candidate in Vision Science at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry, Ontario, Canada. Medical student at St. George's University of London Medical School delivered by the University of Nicosia
  • BURDON Michael, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Neuro Ophthalmologist, University Hospitals Birmingham, UK
  • CHRISTOU Savvas, Specialty trainee registrar, Royal Infirmary Hospital, Manchester, UK
  • COOLING Robert, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK
  • DOWNES Susan, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Medical Retina, Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford, UK
  • FIELDER Alistair, Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology, Department of Optometry & Visual Science, City University, London, UK
  • FOULADI Massoud, Chairman of Circle Partnership & Group Medical Director, London, UK
  • GOTZARIDES Efstratios, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Athens, Greece
  • GLYKIS Antonis, Advocate Partner at ANDREAS NEOCLEOUS & Co LLC, Head of Litigation Team 1, Cyprus
  • KALLIAS Constantinos, Optometrist, President of the Association of Optometrists, Cyprus
  • KOURI Agathi, Consultant Pediatric Ophthalmologist, "P & A Kyriakou" Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece
  • KYPRIANOU Ioannis, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastics and Orbits, Cyprus
  • LIASIS Alkis, Consultant Electrophysiologist, Co Director of Electrophysiology unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
  • MUWONGE Chrisostomos, Student at Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
  • MOLLAN Susan, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Neuro Ophthalmologist, University Hospitals Birmingham, UK
  • PAPASTAVROU Katia, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma, Pantheo Eye Center, Senior
  • Lecturer, St George's University of London Medical School at University of Nicosia, Cyprus
  • PALOS Michael, Consultant Ophthalmolgist, Cornea and External Disease, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University Prague and General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
  • PATTON Niall, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK
  • PARULEKAR Manoj, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Paediatric Ophthalmology Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  • POTAMITIS Theodoros, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Pantheo Eye Center, Associate Professor, St George's University of London Medical School at University of Nicosia, Cyprus
  • SCALA- Dhawahir Felipe, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Director of The Acute Ophthalmic Services, Central Manchester University Hospitals, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK
  • SHARMA Tarun, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Glaucoma, Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Worcester, UK
  • SHAH Peter, Professor of Glaucoma, Director of Education, Theme of Eyes and Vision at UCL Partners – Moorfields Eye Hospital, University Hospital Birmingham, UK
  • SII Freda, Senior Educational Fellow, NIHR Biomedical Research Center, Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK
  • SMOLESKI Irene, Registered Nurse, Cyprus International Institute of Public Health, Associated with School of Public Health of Harvard University, Pantheo Eye Center, Cyprus
  • STAVRAKAS Panos Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece
  • TURNER George, Consultant Ophthalmic and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK
  • TSALOUMAS Marie, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Medical Retina, University Hospitals Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
  • XIROU Tina, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece