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Program

            

Session

Saturday 22nd  April 2017

8:00


Registration

8:30

9:00

Opening session

Exmo. Senhor Secretário de Estado da Saúde
Manuel Delgado

Exmo. Senhor Reitor da Universidade do Minho
António M. Cunha

Exmo. Senhor Reitor da Universidade da Beira Interior
António Fidalgo

Exma. Presidente da Escola de Ciências da Universidade do Minho
Margarida Casal

10:30

Myopia

Risk factors on the onset and progression of myopia

Dra. Amanda French

Discipline of Orthoptics,
University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia


11:00

Innovations in controlling the progression of myopia

Dr. Ian Morgan

Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

11:30

Coffee-Break/ Exhibition


12.00


12:30


Ocular asthenopia

and the influence of new Technologies.

Blue light-induced retinal photoageing

Coralie Barrau

Essilor International, Charenton-lePont, France


Computer Visual Syndrome

Dra. Sandra Franco

University of Minho, Portugal

13:00

Lunch/ Exhibition

14:30

Contact Lenses in Presbyopia

Multifocal Contact Lenses: new designs and materials

Dr José Manuel Gonzalez-Meijome

Universidade do Minho, Portugal

15:00

Ocular dryness in presbyopic CL wearers

Dr. Carlos Resúa

University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

15:30

Clinical Tips on Multifocal Contact Lenses fitting

Dr. Fernando Hidalgo Santa Cruz, OD, PhD, FAAO
 
Director del Centro Boston de Optometría - Madrid

16:00

Coffee-Break/ Exhibition

16:30


Scleral Contact Lenses

When scleral contact lenses should be used?

Dr. Maria Serramito Blanco

University Complutense of Madrid, Span

17:00


Scleral contact lenses fitting

Dra.Rute Araújo

University of Minho, Portugal

17:30

Complications associated with scleral contact lenses

Dr. Gonzalo Carrazedo

University Complutense de Madrid, Spain

18:00

Closing Session of the first day.
With the support of:

GrandVision – Portugal





           

Session

Sunday 23th abril 2017

8:30

Registration

9:00

Free Talks








 

Clinical cases

Comparison of two multifocal and toric multifocal contact lenses with different optical zones: a new Filcon II 2 59% versus Omafilcon A 62%
Irene Lozano
 
Parental perspectives and wearer experience with a dual-focus daily disposable soft contact lens for myopia control
Peixoto-de-Matos SC
 
Myopia control with soft contact lenses, state of the question.
Jaume Paune
 
The role of Meibomian gland atrophy on contact lens discomfort
Rico-del-Viejo L
 
Dysphotopsia in RLE surgery: pre and post evaluation of light disturbances.
Escandón-García, Santiago
 
Myopia control with a dual-focus daily disposable soft contact lens: 2-year results from a multicenter randomised clinical trial
González-Méijome JM

10:00


Dra. Laura Moreno
University of Minho, Portugal

Dr. Pedro Monteiro, Dra Amélia Nunes, Dr Francisco Ferreira
University of Beira Interior

Dr. Carlos Resúa
University of Santiago de Compostela

Dra. Sandra Franco
University of Minho, Portugal

11:00

Coffee-Break/ Exhibition

11:30

Binocular vision

When and of how much should we prescribe prisms

Dr Andres Gene

University of Valência, Spain

12:00




12:30

Influence of medication on binocular vision

Dra. Johanna Garzón P

University of la Salle, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Colombia


Early detection of the non- strabismic and accommodative binocular problems

Dr Andres Gene

University of Valência, Spain

13:00

Lunch/ Exhibition

14:30



15.00



15.30




Neurodegenerative diseases

The importance of neurobiology in the binocular vision

Dra. Johanna Garzón P

University of la Salle, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Colombia


Neurophthalmology: the vision beyond the eye

Dra. Andreia Soares e Dra. Cristina Almeida

Hospital de Braga


Main considerations in patients with neurodegenerative diseases

Dra Natacha Moreno Perdomo

Directora de Serviço de Oftalmologia, Hospital Santa Maria Maior EPE, Barcelos, Portugal

16:30

Awards and certificates ceremony

Conference end.

17:00

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