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Friday 26th April 

08:45 - 09:00

President's Welcome 

Carina Koppen, Antwerp, Belgium

09:00 - 09:45

Presbyopia contact lenses, refractive surgery or drops?

Contact lens solutions for presbyopia

Christina Grupcheva, Varna, Bulgaria

Refractive correction: the indication for cornea or lens surgery, the role of eye drops

Altan Atakan Ozcan, Adana, Turkey

Panel Discussion        

09:45 - 10:15

Free paper session 1

Papers TBC        

10:15 - 10:45

Refreshment and Exhibition

Join us in the Foyer and on the Terrace

10:45 - 11:45

Ocular surface shape topography: a necessity in the sclera lens fitting process?

Utilizing profilometry measurements to efficiently fit scleral lenses

Gregory DeNaeyer, Ohio, USA

Scleral lenses: practical, straightforward & efficient fitting with diagnostic trial sets

Esther-Simone Visser, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Update on scleral lens research 

Eef van der Worp, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Panel Discussion        

11:45 - 12:10

Free paper session 2

Paper TBC

12:10 - 12:30

Sponsored Symposium

Bausch + Lomb

12:30 - 13:30


Join us in the Foyer and on the Terrace

13:30 - 14:30

Contact lens solutions: There's three in a marriage

Efficacy against regular tested pathogens, plus adenovirus/coronavirus/acanthamoeba

Mark Willcox, Sydney, Australia

Compliance and its impact on solutions

Lyndon Jones, Waterloo, Canada

Scleral disinfecting and filling solutions

Henny Otten, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Panel Discussion        

14:30 - 14:45

Fick-Kalt-Müller Medal Lecture 

Presented by Omur Ucakhan-Gunduz, Ankara, Turkey. Presented to Penny Asbell, Memphis, USA

14:45 - 15:15

Invited Lecture - Drug delivery with contact lenses

Drug delivery with contact lenses

Penny Asbell, Memphis, USA

15:15 - 15:35

HOYA Sponsored Symposium

Panel Discussion        

15:35 - 16:05

Refreshment and Exhibition

Join us in the Foyer and on the Terrace

16:05 - 17:00

Free paper session 3

Papers TBC

17:00 - 17:20

Sponsored Symposium


B+L Symposium
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