Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium

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Facilitated by Cambridge Eye Trust

Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium Programme 2017

Topic: "Go with the flow" rheology, fluid flow and the eye
Chair: Prof Einar Stefánsson (Iceland)
Academic Organiser: Martin Snead (UK)
6 - 8 September 2017


Thursday 7th September

08:55 - 09:00 Introduction Martin Snead Cambridge, UK
09:00 - 09:30 What is rheology? Ian Wilson Cambridge, UK
09:30 - 10:00 The virtual human: patient specific models of vasculature Peter Coveney London, UK
10:00 - 10:30 Microfluidic flow in vasculature and capillaries Thierry Savin Cambridge, UK

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee

11:00 - 11:30 Functional anatomy of the human choroidal vasculature Jane M Olver London, UK
11:30 - 12:00 A comparative approach to chorioretinal blood flow in animals Patricia Mundy Philadelphia, USA
12:00 - 12:30 Re-orchestration of blood flow by micro-circulations Paul Meyer Cambridge, UK

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 14:30 Anterior segment ischaemia: aetiology assessment and management Federico G Velez Los Angeles, USA
14:40 - 15:00 Limitation and indications for OCT angiography Jost Jonas Heidelberg, Germany
15:00 - 15:30 Retinal vascular occlusive disease: measuring severity by retinal oximetry Einar Stefansson Reykjavik, Iceland

15:30 - 16:00 Tea

16:00 - 16:30 Retinal vascular changes as a marker of systemic vascular disease Tien Y Wong Singapore, Republic of Singapore
16:30 - 17:00 Rheology in migraine and PFO: investigation and interventional options Peter Wilmshurst Shrewsbury, UK
17:00 - 17:30 Carotico-cavernous fistula: current concepts in aetiology, investigation and management Neil Miller Baltimore, USA

Friday 8th September

09:00 - 09:30 Fluidics and rheology in phaco surgery: what matters and what's the hype? Larry Benjamin Aylesbury, UK
09:30 - 10:00 Liquid mechanics for accommodating IOLs: current and future prospects David Spalton London, UK

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee

10:30 - 11:00 Rheology of the tear film Gerald Fuller Stanford, USA
11:00 - 11:30 Optimising rheology of tear replacement using naturally occurring canine keratoconjunctivitis sicca David Williams Cambridge, UK
11:30 - 12:00 Assessment and management of tear film deficiency Roger Buckley Cambridge, UK

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 14:00 Function and fluid transfer across the trabecular meshwork Ernst Tamm Regenburg, Germany
14:00 - 14:30 Control and optimisation of fluid flow in drainage tubes Sheng Lim London, UK
14:30 - 15:00 Hypotony - deranged outflow rheology and its surgical management Keith Barton London, UK

15:00 - 15:30 Tea

15:30 - 16:00 Rheology of the vitreous: viscosity and function Einar Stefansson Reykjavik, Iceland
16:00 - 16:30 Bernoulli and plombage - how does non-drainage surgery reattach the retina? David Wong Liverpool, UK