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Alcon Innovative Technology Summit

Alcon, providing innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people see better, welcomes you to
Alcon Innovative Technology Summit that will host around 400 international experts from over 20 countries including 23 speakers addressing the topics below:

 

  • PCIOLs
  • Cataract and Astigmatism Management
  • Maximizing Outcomes in Cataract Surgery with Advanced Technology Equipment
  • Positive Impact of Technological Developments on Health Economics
  • Case Presentations

 

 Thank you for honouring us with your kind attendance.

 Yours Sincerely,

Christian Hauser

Alcon EGM, Area Surgical Franchise Head

Dr. Ege Bay

Alcon Turkey Surgical Business Unit Head

Alcon Innovative Technology Summit

Program

8th December 2018, Saturday

Ball Room – R Floor

Session Main Topic Moderator Time Sub Topic Speaker
Opening 08:30-08:45 Opening Speech Christian Hauser Alcon
PCIOLs Dr. Miguel Teus
Dr. Saleh Saif Al Messabi
08:45-09:00 Paradigm Shift in Cataract Surgery: Cataract to Cataract-Refractive Era Dr. Miguel Teus Spain
09:00-09:15 Topics to Consider Prior to Cataract Surgery Dr. Parhomenko Georgiy Ukraine
09:15-09:30 Patient Selection, Information and Ensuring Post-Op Outcome Dr. Saleh Saif Al Messabi Middle East
09:30-09:45 Optimizing Refractive Outcome with Trifocal IOLs Dr. Mehmet Söyler Turkey
09:45-10:00 How to Obtain Patient Satisfaction Using Presbyopia Correcting IOLs-Pearls Dr. Paulius Rudalevicius Lithuania
10:00-10:15 Q&A All speakers of the session
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
Cataract and Astigmatism Management Dr. Emrullah Taşındı 10:45-11:00 Astigmatism Management in the Cataract Refractive Era Dr. Emrullah Taşındı Turkey
11:00-11:15 Diagnosing for Toric IOLs Dr. Waleed Abd El
Fattah Ali Ghobashy
Middle East
11:15-11:30 Surgical Planning for Astigmatism Correction in Cataract Surgery Dr. Altan Atakan Özcan Turkey
11:30-11:45 Surgical Steps for Optimal Outcomes Dr. Irena Irman SEE Cluster
11:45-12:00 Post-op Follow up Dr. Ahmet Akman Turkey
12:00-12:15 Q&A All speakers of the session
12:15-13:15 Lunch: Main Restaurant – R Floor
Maximizing Outcomes in Cataract Surgery with Advanced Technology Equipment Dr. Bekir Sıtkı Aslan 13:15-13:30 Role of Advanced Technology Cataract Equipments on Post-op Outcomes Dr. Bekir Sıtkı Aslan Turkey
13:30-13:45 Digital Guidance Systems for Astigmatism Management Dr. Ramy Riad N.Africa
13:45-14:00 Optimizing Cataract Refractive Surgery with Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery Dr. Dmitriev Sergey Ukraine
14:00-14:15 FLACS in Clinical Evidence Dr. Yonca Aydın Akova Turkey
14:15-14:30 How FLACS Will Help You for Challenging Cases? Dr. Gurmizov Eugeniy Russia
14:30-14:45 Q&A All speakers of the session
14:45-15:15 Coffee Break
Positive Impact of Technological Developments on Health Economics Dr. Francesco Carones 15:15-15:30 Cost Effectiveness in Health Care Expenditures Dr. Francesco Carones Italy
15:30-15:45 Quality of Life Assesment Dr. Raiss Abderrahmane N.Africa
15:45-16:00 Value based healthcare approach in medical devices industry Dr. Roman Gostishchev Russia
16:00-16:15 Patient Communication-Health Economics Perspective Dr. Ahmet Akman Turkey
16:15-16:30 Uncovering Patient Needs Dr. Aylin Kılıç Turkey
16:30-16:45 Q&A All speakers of the session
16:45-17:15 Coffee Break
Case Presentations All Moderators 17:15-17:30 PCIOLs-Case Presentation + Q&A Dr. Bilgehan Sezgin Asena Turkey
17:30-17:45 Toric IOLs-Case Presentation  + Q&A Dr. Jose Vargas Middle East
17:45-18:00 FLACS-Case Presentation  + Q&A Dr. Rok Grćar SEE Cluster
Closing Alcon 18:00-18:10 Information about 2nd day workshops Alcon
20:00-22:00 Welcome Dinner: Ball Room – R Floor

9th December 2018, Sunday
Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Baltics 2nd Day: Astigmatism management: How to improve results

Ball Room 3 – R Floor

Time Topic Sub Topic Speaker
08:30-08:55 Is Astigmatism correction an option or a standard of care in cataract surgery?
  • Astigmatism prevalence and impact on the FVA
  • Astigmatism treatment options
  • Benefits of astigmatism correction with Toric IOLs
  • Comparison of Toric IOL Rotational Stability across Platforms
  • New Concepts for Astigmatism Treatment
Dr. Armen Ginoyan, MD
08:55-09:00 Q&A
09:00-09:25 Key factors to establish the effective process of astigmatism management
  • Patients selection and discussion
  • Role of kerato topography for Astigmatism management
  • Newer diagnostic technologies for ocular surface disease
  • Managing of astigmatism in presbyopic patients
  • Patient flow and diagnostic process optimization
Dr. Nikolay Sobolev, MD, PhD
09:25-09:30 Q&A
09:30-09:55 Image Guidance technology for astigmatism management- challenges and tips for success
  • Reasons for refractive surprises in cataract refractive surgery
  • Preoperative tools and diagnostics: improved algorithms for Astigmatism assessment with Verion System
  • Intraoperative surgical alignment: technologies and techniques to reach the planned outcome with Digital Marking
  • Importance of Surgical constants optimization for better accuracy
Dr. Vadim Stebnev, MD, DMSc
09:55-10:00 Q&A
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-10:55 Verion 3.1 Image Guided System  First results and benefits for outcomes enhancing and worklow optimization Natalia Levchenko, Alcon
10:55-11:00 Q&A
11:00-11:15 Managing postoperative errors: correction strategies and pearls for success Pashkin I, MD, PhD
11:15-11:30 Alcon Services to Support the AT technologies adoption and customized integration in cataract surgical workflow Yaroslava Veklich, Alcon
12:00-14:00 Lunch: Main Restaurant – R Floor

9th December 2018, Sunday
Ukraine 2nd Day: Country Meeting

Junior Ball Room A – L Floor

Time Topic Speaker
8:30-8:40 Opening Speech Aleksandr Smirnov, Director of Alcon Ukraine LLC
8:40-9:00 What has changed in cataract surgery in the last 5 years. Mikhail Kovtun, Kharkiv
9:00-9:15 How to increase the effectiveness of communication with patients. Dmitriy Loginov, creative agency  “Michurin”
9:15-9:30 IOL selection and patient quality of life. Nina Lutsenko, Zaporozhye
9:45-10:00 Preservation of the endothelium, depending on the surgeon. Mikhail Kovtun, Kharkiv
10:00-10:15 Q&A
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-10:45 Refractive approach in vitreoretinal surgery. Andrey Yevtushenko, Kharkiv
10:45-11:00 The advantage of using preloaded lenses Vladimir Yavtushenko, Kyiv
11:00-11:15 Experience with Verion system Sergey Odabashyan, Poltava
11:15-11:30 Medical benefits of operating the clinic with IOL refractive technology Georgiy Parkhomenko, Kyiv
11:30-11:45 Q&A
11:45 Summing up
12:00-14:00 Lunch: Main Restaurant – R Floor

Middle East & Turkey & SEE & S.Africa 2nd Day: PCIOLs Workshop

Ball Room 1&2 – R Floor

Moderator Topic Speaker
09:00 -09:15 Dr. Bekir Sıtkı Aslan Evolution of IOLs Through the Decades Dr. Bekir Sıtkı Aslan
09:15 -09:30 ENLIGHTEN -Design Philosophy Dr. Orkun Müftüoğlu
09:30-10:00 Tips and Tricks to Maximize Refractive Results in Cataract Surgery – Patient Selection Patient Communication and Understanding Expectations. Dr. Saleh Saif Al Messabi
10:00 -10:30 Comparing Trifocals and Other Multifocal IOLS Dr. Cem Öztürkmen
10:30 -11:00 Short Break
11:00 -11:15 Dr. Baha Toygar Outliners-How to Manage Complex Cases and How to Handle Unhappy Premium IOL Patients Dr. Baha Toygar
11:15 -11:30 Bridging the Gap in Cataract Surgery: Astigmatism Management Preop Assesment and Patient Selection Dr. Haluk Talu
11:30 -11:45
Marking and In-op Steps Dr. Özlem Evren Kemer
11:45 -12:00 My Experience with Trifocal and Toric IOLs – Patient Results Dr. Waleed Abd El-Fattah Ali Ghobashy
12:15 -12:30 Closing All Speakers
12:30 -14:00 Lunch: Main Restaurant – R Floor

N.Africa 2nd Day: Astigmatism Management and PanOptix Launch

Junior Ball Room B – L Floor

Moderator Topic Speakers
08:30 -09:00 Dr. Raiss Abderrahmane Astigmatism Management in Cataract Surgery with Toric IOLs Dr. Raiss Abderrahmane
09:00 -09:30 Monofocal & Trifocal Toric IOLs – Material and Design – Impact on Clinical Results Dr. Ahmed Nour El Din Mohamed Sedky
09:30 -09:45 Coffee Break
09:45 -10:45 Dr. Orkun Müftüoğlu PanOptix Trifocal IOL – Design and Refractive Results Dr. Bilgehan Sezgin Asena
10:45 -11:00 Short Break
11:00-12:00 Dr. Orkun Müftüoğlu Patient Selection and Communication in the era of Cataract Refractive Surgery Dr. Orkun Müftüoğlu
12:00-14:00 Lunch: Main Restaurant – R Floor

Alcon Innovative Technology Summit

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Alcon Innovative Technology Summit