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Saturday 27th April 

08:15 - 08:45

ECLSO General Assembly

All Members welcome

08:45 - 10:00

A Lifestyle Epidemic: Ocular Surface Disease, highlights of the TFOS report

Impact of contact lenses on the ocular surface

Lyndon Jones, Waterloo, Canada
Impact of cosmetics on the ocular surface    

Christina Grupcheva, Varna, Bulgaria
Impact of the digital environment on the ocular surface

Penny Asbell, Memphis, USA
Impact of nutrition on the ocular surface

Jose Benitez del Castillo, Madrid, Spain

Panel Discussion        

10:00 - 10:30

Free paper session 3

Paper 14

Paper 15

Paper 16

10:30 - 11:00

Refreshment and Exhibition

Join us in the Foyer and on the Terrace

11:00 - 12:00

Contact lens subdivision of the Turkish Ophthalmological Association (TOA): Contact lens controversies

FOR: Children can wear contact lenses safely - Hatice Elvin, YildizIstanbul, Turkey

AGAINST: Contact lens wear is dangerous in children - Sevda Aydın, KurnaIstanbul, Turkey


FOR: I give a chance to contact lenses in seasonal allergies or dry eyes - Canan Gurdal, Ankara, Turkey

AGAINST: I am against contact lenses in any kind of ocular surface issue - Semra Akkaya,  Turhan, Istanbul, Turkey


FOR: Every keratoconus deserves a trial with contacts - Zeynep OzbekIzmir, Turkey

AGAINST: Surgery is the only efficient and ultimate management modality for every keratoconus patient - Cezmi Dogan, Istanbul, Turkey

12:00 - 12:30

Sponsored Symposium

Johnson & Johnson

12:30 - 13:30


Join us in the Foyer and on the Terrace

13:30 - 14:30

Myopia management update

Speakers TBC

14:30 - 15:15

Rapid fire on innovations

Companies to be confirmed

15:15 - 15:45

Refreshment and Exhibition

Join us in the Foyer and on the Terrace

15:45 - 16:15

Celebrating innovation, best care and community

René Mely, Valmont, France

16:15 - 17:55

Free paper session 4

Paper 17

Paper 18

Paper 19

Paper 20

Paper 21

Paper 22

Paper 23

Paper 24

Paper 26

17:55 - 18:00

Best free paper, free poster award

President's round-up and annoucements

Carina Koppen, Antwerp, Belgium

J&J Symposium
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