Ocular Therapeutics Conference 2017

Auckland
Sunday, 21 May 2017

Ocular Therapeutics Conference, 21 May 2017

Time

Topic/title

Speaker

7:30

Registration open

 

8:00-8:50

Tea and coffee on arrival

Session One

8:50-9:00

Opening welcome

Professor Charles McGhee

9:00-9:15

Inflammatory eye diseases – understanding cause and effect of common disorders

Dr Rachel Niederer 

9.15-9.30

Drugs used for managing acute anterior uveitis

Dr Narme Deva

9:30-9:45

Treating & monitoring neovascular AMD – challenges and opportunities for non-ophthalmologists

Olga Brochner 

9:45-10:00

Surgical therapeutics – treatment of eye conditions beyond prescription drugs

Dr Mohammed Ziaei

10:00-10:15

Remote diagnosis and treatment of vision-threatening disorders – modern telemedicine today

Samantha Simkin

10:15-10:30

Panel discussion

chair + speakers

10:30-11:10

Morning tea

 

 

 

Session Two

11:00-11:15

Nutrition, supplements and alternative remedies – current research

Dr Simon Dean

11:15-11:30

Off-label use of drugs for vision-threatening disorders

Dr Andrew Thompson

11:30-11:45

Cells as therapeutics for vision-threatening disorders

Dr Jie Zhang

11:45-12:00

How can optometrists stay safe prescribing oral medications?

Dr Trevor Gray

12:00-12:15

Compounding of eye drops in New Zealand

Dr Derryn Gargiulo

12:15-12:30

Panel discussion

chair + speakers

12:30-13:30

Lunch

 

 

 

Session Three

13:30-13:45

Glaucoma drugs - managing the glaucoma patient who does not respond to first line therapy

Dr Hussain Patel

13:45-14:00

Glaucoma Collaborative Care – advanced therapeutics training with NZNEC

Dr Hannah Kersten

14:00-14:15

Acute and chronic side effects from glaucoma eye drops

Dr Ainsley Morris

14:15-14:30

ROCK inhibitors for glaucoma and corneal diseases

Professor Charles McGhee

14:30-14:45

New drugs and drug delivery devices for glaucoma management

Dr Ilva Rupenthal

14:45-15:00

Panel discussion

chair + speakers

15:00-15:30

Afternoon tea

 

 

 

Session Four

15:30-15:45

The latest in dry eye drugs/therapies

AP Jennifer P. Craig

15:45-16:00

Prescribing of topical antibiotics – how to choose, monitor and withdraw?

Dr Jay Meyer

16:00-16:15

Allergy eye drops and vasoconstrictors: myths and realities

Dr Penny McCallum

16:15-16:30

Corneal cross-linking in children – a small window of opportunity

Dr Rasha Altaie

16:30-17:00

Panel discussion and closing remarks

chair + speakers



 

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