Euroscole in AUSTRALIA: Melbourne Event in August

On August 3rd and August 4th I will be assisting Dr. Daddi Fadel in the 2-day workshop held by Euroscole in Melbourne.

In addition I will be making a presentation on Zenlens Scleral Lenses.

For more information click here.

The outline for the workshop runs as follows:

DAY 1 – 09:00 – 17:00

Morning Session – Lecture (3 hours)
Clinical tips on scleral lens design for problem-solving
Corneal edema: Contributing factors to consider
Notches and fenestrations
Oblate designs for prolate corneas and keratoconus
Intraocular pressure and scleral lenses
Scleral lens in keratoconus: Peculiarity

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

Empirical fitting
Back surface design:
Corneal, limbal, and scleral areas customizations
Profilometry and software-based designs
Front surface
Front surface toricity
Front surface eccentricity
HOAs correction

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session – Hands-on (3 hours)
Participants will be divided into different groups
OCT use in the scleral lens application process
Use of Pentacam CSP for lens customization
Use of ESP for lens selection and customization
EPP taking molds of the eye

DAY TWO 09:00 – 17:00

Morning Session – Lecture (3 hours)
Sscleral lens special cases
Scleral lens with a telescope
Prisms
Ptosis
Piggyback scleral lenses
Overnight wear
Scleral lenses in special population
Pediatric, geriatric, Down syndrome, military personnel,
athletes
Scleral lenses in ocular surface diseases

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

Main complications with scleral lenses and management strategies
Blanching vs. indentation
Blanching vs blanching: Differentiation between blanchings
Advanced clinical tips for lens design in challenging cases
Case reports discussion

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session – Hands-on (3 hours)
Participants will be divided into different groups
Scleral lens application and recognition of fitting issues
Use of Pentacam CSP for lens customization
EPP taking molds of the eye

– DAMON EZEKIEL

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