SYMPOSIUM:
Advances in Medical Retina


Friday - Saturday, 2nd - 3rd March 2018

Metro@Ascendas, 2 Science Park Drive. Singapore



Meeting is oversubscribed,
please contact the secretariat
for more information.
Featuring

  A multi-disciplinary approach to Inherited Retinal Diseases.

  Latest research developments in stem cell therapeutics.

  Updates on Macular Telangiectasia, Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy and Diabetic Macular Oedema.

Accredited CME / CPE Points
Singapore Medical Council

Accredited by the Singapore Medical Council for 8 CME Points

Ministry of Health Singapore

Accredited by the OOB Singapore for 8 CPE Points

Programme

Friday, 2nd March 2018
Venue: Metro@Ascendas

Time Programme Details
1200 - 1230H Registration
  Skills Transfer Sessions
1230 - 1300H Updates on DME management:
Micropulse Laser and Ozurdex
Paul Zhao
1300 - 1400H Skills Transfer 1:
How to give intravitreal Ozurdex
Paul Zhao
1400 - 1430H Skills Transfer 2:
How to perform Micropulse Laser
Paul Zhao
1430 - 1500H Tea Break
1500 - 1530H Updates on use of PDT Paul Zhao
1530 - 1600H Skills Transfer 3:
How to perform PDT Laser
Paul Zhao
1600 - 1700H Practical tips on management of submacular haemorrhage Gopal Lingam
1700H End of Session

Saturday, 3rd March 2018
Venue: Metro@Ascendas

Time Programme Details
0800 - 0820H Registration & Breakfast
0820 - 0825H Welcome Address by Head, NUS Ophthalmology, A/Prof Clement Tan
0825 - 0830H Opening Address by Director, ESASO-Asia, A/Prof Adrian Koh
  Medical Retina Session
(Chaired by Prof Alan C Bird)
0830 - 0900H Major Lessons from the use of Anti-VEGF Therapy for AMD over a decade Tien-Yin Wong
0900 - 0930H Future Therapeutics in Age-related Macular Degeneration Alan C Bird
0930 - 1000H RPE Cell Therapeutics for Atrophic AMD: From Concepts to Clinical Trial Design Boris Stanzel
1000 - 1015H Examining RPE Plasticity for Developing Regenerative Therapies Timothy Blenkinsop
1015 - 1045H Tea Break
1045 - 1115H Update on Mactel Alan C Bird
1115 - 1145H Update on PCV Adrian Koh
1145 - 1215H Update on Tumours Gopal Lingam
1215 - 1300H Interesting clinical case presentations FFA round Panel Discussants:
Alan C Bird,
Adrian Koh,
Gopal Lingam,
Caroline Chee,
Graham Holder
1300 - 1345H Lunch
  Inherited Retinal Degeneration
(Chaired by A/Prof Adrian Koh)
1345 - 1400H The NUH IRD service Adrian Koh,
Hwei-Wuen Chan
1400 - 1430H Genetic Counselling Denise Goh
1430 - 1445H Genetics of eye diseases Chuen Khor Chiea
1445 - 1500H Genetics of retinal diseases Zheng Li
1500 - 1530H Principles of electrophysiological diagnosis Graham Holder
1530 - 1600H Tea Break
1600 - 1630H Why the macula? Alan C Bird
1630 - 1700H Structure and function correlation in IRD Graham Holder
1700 - 1730H IRD: Interesting Case Presentations Panel Discussants:
Alan C Bird,
Adrian Koh,
Gopal Lingam,
Caroline Chee,
Graham Holder
1730 - 1745H Closing Session by A/Prof Adrian Koh
1800 - 2000H Networking Session / Buffet Dinner
Speakers
Caroline Chee

A/Prof
Caroline Chee

Graham Holder

Prof
Graham Holder

Alan Bird

Prof
Alan Bird

Adrian Koh

Adj. Assoc Prof
Adrian Koh

Tien-Yin Wong

Prof
Tien-Yin Wong

Boris Stanzel

Assoc Prof
Boris Stanzel

Gopal Lingam

A/Prof
Gopal Lingam

Paul Zhao

Dr
Paul Zhao

Chuen Khor Chiea

Dr
Chuen Khor Chiea

Zheng Li

Dr
Zheng Li

Blenkinsop

Dr
Blenkinsop

Denise Goh

A/Prof
Denise Goh

Acknowledgement

Sponsors

Allergan
Bayer
Mandarin

Welcome reception courtesy of Mandrain Opto-Medic

Novartis
Topcon
Zeiss
Registration Details

Registration Fee:

Ophthalmologists - $300
Ophthalmology Trainees - $250
Nursing and Allied Health Professionals - $100

 

Registration Dateline:

28 February 2018
Meeting is oversubscribed, please contact the secretariat for more information.

 

Registration and Secretariat Contact:

Ms Ivy Law (Manager)

  ophil@nus.edu.sg

  Please visit symposium website at www.nueyecal.com/events/retina0318/

 

Map Location:

Getting Here:

  • Conveniently linked to major roads, highways and MRT networks, the Singapore Science Park is easily accessible via public transport. In addition, the park also provides shuttle services to the nearby MRT stations, National University of Singapore and between Singapore Science Park 1 and 2.

 

Directions to Singapore Science Park 1

  • By Car: From the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), take the Normanton Park or South Buona Vista Road exit and turn into Science Park Drive.

  • By MRT: Take the Circle Line and alight at Kent Ridge MRT station Exit B. Visitors can then access the park by foot or take the Singapore Science Park shuttle bus.

  • By Public Bus: Take public SBS Bus No. 92 from Buona Vista MRT Station.

Symposium: Advances In Medical Retina     2017

Friday-Saturday, 2nd -3rd March 2018
Metro@Ascendas, 2 Science Park Drive. Singapore