78 Gloucester Avenue, Berwick, Berwick Ophthalmology Clinic, Dr John Gioulekas, Ophthalmic meetings

Synergeyes 2018 30th of June to 1st of July 2018.

Just attended the Synergeyes 2018 meeting held at The Westin Sydney from the 30th of June to 1st of July 2018.

Topics covered include.

Session 1: Optimising refractive outcomes.

  1. Optimising refractive outcomes: astigmatism management.
  2. IOL selection. Refractive targets with individual patients.
  3. Is lens based surgery better than corneal refractive surgery.

Session 2: Is Glaucoma the new astigmatism.

  1. The paradigm shift in glaucoma: transitioning to active monitoring and early intervention.
  2. Treating mild to moderate POAG patients.
  3. Does MIGS work: what does the evidence say
  4. Does supracillary micro-stenting affect refractive outcomes.

Session 3: Complex case management vitreoretinal surgery.

  1. Role and timing of vitrectomy for endophthalmitis.
  2. Current management of epiretinal membrane.
  3. Management of VMT.
  4. Secondary intraocular lens implantation.

Official launch of Clareon AutonoMe. Automated injecting system with utilization of a CO2 cartridge..

Session 4: Cornea and complicated cataract case management.

  1. Corneal diseases a snap shot. Also RANZCO warning on stem cell. Find link.RANZCO 5 questions to ask about stem cell treatment.
  2. Corneal cross linking.
  3. Corneal graft procedures

Session 5: Cataract and glaucoma surgery considerations.

  1. IOL formulae – new generation formulae and how they work
  2. Management of residual refractive error post IOL implantation.
  3. How do you plan a post refractive patient for cataract surgery.
  4. Cataract surgery in eyes with irregular corneas.

This is just a summary of the topics covered. This is a general information and does not replace discussing your eye condition with an eye care professional.

Dr John Gioulekas
Berwick Ophthalmology Clinic
78 Gloucester Avenue
Berwick 3806
Phone. 03 9768 9711