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  • Day 3
August 27, Tuesday
10 a.m.
Meeting and accommodation of participants
3 p.m.
Irkutsk city tour Visiting the most important historical and picturesque places of Irkutsk by bus
August 28, Wednesday
8 a.m.
Registration of participants
9 a.m.
Opening ceremony
09:10 a.m.
Laser surgery in ophthalmology. Yesterday, today, tomorrow. The presentation of the Atlas Prof. Andrey G. Shchuko
9:30 a.m.
Optic-reconstructive and refractive surgery Plenary Session 1
Chair Prof. Boris E. Malyugin
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Strategy for the surgical rehabilitation of patients with pathology of the corneal endothelium Prof. Boris E. Malyugin
Femto-assisted surgery for advanced stages of keratoconus Prof. Aleksey Yu. Slonimsky
Optic-reconstructive surgery: correction of iris defects of different genesis Marina A. Shanturova, PhD
Hyperopic corneal refractive surgery Prof. Klaus Ditzen
Correction of residual myopia after Smile surgery (Smile post Smile) Olesya V. Pisarevskaya, PhD
11:15 a.m.
Coffee break
12:00 p.m.
OCT. Yesterday, today, tomorrow Plenary Session 2
Chair Prof. Аleksandr А. Shpak
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When to stop treatment of neovascularization in real life Prof. Bruno Lumbroso
OCT Artifacts Prof. Аleksandr А. Shpak
OCT prospects and challenges Yali Jia, PhD
OCT and OCTA: clinical practice and cases. The presentation of the Atlas Svetlana I. Zhukova, PhD
Promising trends in the evolution of anti-VEGF therapy of retinal diseases Maria V. Budzinskaya, MD, PhD
Evolution and the future of surgery of 27 - gauge Prof. Mitrofanis Pavlidis
2:00 p.m.
Lunch time
3:00 p.m.
Presbyopia Plenary Session 3
Chair Оlga I. Rozanova, MD, PhD
Main hall
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Multifocal intraocular correction Prof. Vladimir N. Trubilin
"Mix and match" technology for intraocular correction in cataract surgery Magda Rau, MD
Presbylasik Prof. Klaus Ditzen
Laser scleral microporation (LSM) in the treatment of presbyopia AnnMarie Hipsley, DPT, PhD
Neuroplasticity in presbyopia Оlga I. Rozanova, MD, PhD
5:00 p.m.
Summary of the first day
August 29, Thursday
09:00 a.m.
Current issues of diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, part 1 Plenary Session 5
Main hall
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Management features of patients with glaucoma and cardiovascular pathology. Recomendations to the practicing doctor. Prof. Evgeny A. Egorov
Myopia control Prof. Aleksandr V. Myagkov
09:00 a.m.
Accommodation – a comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms and age-related changes Plenary Session 6
Small hall
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Computer Animated Model of Accommodation & Presbyopia AnnMarie Hipsley, DPT, PhD

1. Understanding accommodation and presbyopia
2. Novel computer-animated model
3. Demonstrate the synchronous movements of the structures of accommodation
4. Present the importance of hydrodynamic interactions and the zonular apparatus during accommodation and disaccommodation
3D Finite Element Modelling of the Mechanism of Action of Human Ocular Accommodation AnnMarie Hipsley, DPT, PhD

1. Novel physics-based computer simulation of accommodation comparing young to presbyopic biomechanics
2. Demonstrate the age-related effects of ocular rigidity on ciliary muscle function and the accommodation mechanism
3. Demonstrate the biomechanics of Whole eye participation in age -related changes which impact visual accommodation
4. Simulation of treatment implications on the mechanism of accommodation in a presbyopic system
The Importance of Extralenticular Factors in Accommodation AnnMarie Hipsley, DPT, PhD

1. Role of the Ciliary muscles in lens deformation during accommodation and disaccommodation
2. Role of the Sclera in accommodation and aqueous outflow
3. The impact of zonular geometry on accommodative forces
4. The synergistic action of the elastic choroid and the effects of age on choroidal biomechanics during accommodation and disaccommodation
Influence of Ocular Rigidity on Accommodation and Ocular Biomechanics AnnMarie Hipsley, DPT, PhD

1. Overview of ocular biomechanics
2. Ocular rigidity and its effect on ocular biomechanics
3. Uncrosslinking the sclera: Effects of decreasing ocular Biomechanical Stiffness on accommodation
New Therapeutic Opportunities to Change the Eye Biomechanic AnnMarie Hipsley, DPT, PhD

1. Presentation of Laser Scleral Microporation (LFM) as a method of accommodation restoring
2. Visual effects after LSM therapy
3. Change in IOP after LSM therapy
Accommodation in visual system activity Оlga I. Rozanova, MD, PhD

1. Interactions among accommodation, pupil response, vergence and fusion
2. Binocularity and accommodation change
10:30 a.m.
Angio OCT in Everyday Ophthalmic Practice Satellite Symposium
Tradomed invest
Main hall
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Classification and evolution of neovascularization Prof. Bruno Lumbroso
Asymptomatic deep retinal ischemia of healthy eye in patients with retinal vein occlusions Dmitri S. Maltsev, PhD, Aleksey N. Kulikov, MD, PhD, Maria A. Burnasheva
EnFace mode in angio-OCT in the diagnosis of pigment epithelium Pavel L. Volodin, MD, PhD
Beyond the classical forms of age-related macular degeneration: intraretinal neovascularization Timur B. Shaimov
10:30 a.m.
Femtosecond laser surgery Satellite Symposium
Small hall
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Pellucid marginal degeneration of the cornea and keratoconus: differential diagnosis and management Prof. Aleksey Yu. Slonimsky
Modern features of stages of the Femto-Phaco-assistance using the LensX and Ziemer femtosecond lasers Benta G. Jashi
12:00 p.m.
Evolution of anti-VEGF therapy for maximum efficacy in the management of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration Satellite Symposium
Main hall
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Opening remarks Prof. Tatiana N. Iureva
Therapeutic paradigms of neovascular age-related macular degeneration Mikhail M. Shishkin, MD, PhD
Practical approaches to assessing the efficacy of neovascular age-related macular degeneration Svertlana I. Zhukova, PhD
A new generation in VEGF in achieving neovascular age-related macular degeneration control Maria V. Budzinskaya, MD, PhD
12:00 p.m.
Current issues of diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, part 2 Plenary Session 7
Small hall
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The efficacy and safety of a fixed combination of brinzolamide and brimonidine in the treatment of ocular hypertension Prof. Tatiana N. Iureva
Hemodynamic criteria for the efficacy of hypotensive regimes Natalia V. Volkova, PhD
OCT-angiography in complex evaluation of hypotensive therapy efficacy in patients with open-angle glaucoma Olga I. Mikova
Biological effects of ophthalmic gel drugs Anna V. Korolenko, PhD The lecture supported by Bausch Health
1.30 p.m.
3 p.m.
Solemn meeting Solemn reception dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Irkutsk Branch “ISTC “Eye microsurgery”
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