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Program

Thursday 13 August 2020
0900 – 1230 Pre-congress workshop 1
1330 – 1700 Pre-congress workshop 2
0900 – 1100 Wetlab 1

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1130 – 1330 Wetlab 2
1400 – 1600 Wetlab 3
1630 – 1830 Wetlab 4
Friday 14 August 2020
0830 – 1000
Diagnosis symposium
Integrating RNFL and GCIPL in glaucoma assessment
Ki Ho Park
Seoul National University, South Korea
Can we diagnose glaucoma subtypes by aqueous biomarker?
Makoto Aihara
University of Tokyo, Japan
Metabolome analysis in glaucoma patients
Toru Nakazawa
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Structure and function relationships
Jin Wook Jeoung
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College Of Medicine, South Korea
Diagnosis of glaucoma in myopia
Yaxing Wang
Beijing Institute Of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, China
Microvascular dropout in glaucoma
Takuhei Shoji
Saitama Medical University, Japan
How to diagnose acute and chronic primary angle-closure glaucoma
Xinghuai Sun
Department Of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, China
Debate symposium
Genetics symposium
POAG genes and related quantitative traits
Calvin Pang
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Gene therapy for glaucoma: state of the art
Paul Kaufman
Uw-madison School Of Medicine And Public Health Department of Ophthalmology And Visual Sciences, United States
Genetic Testing in Early-onset Glaucoma Lessons from the Philippines
Ryan Collantes
Massachusetts Eye and Ear, United States
Current concepts on POAG genetics
P Sundaresan
Aravind Medical Research Foundation, India
Towards management of glaucoma as a genetic disease
David Mackey
Lions Eye Institute, University of Western Australia, Australia
Update on genetics of exfoliation syndrome
Mineo Ozaki
Ozaki Eye Hospital, Japan
Free paper session
1000 – 1030 Break
1030 – 1100 Opening Ceremony
1100 – 1230 Plenary 1: Award ceremony
1100 – 1120 MSO Keshmahinder Singh Award lecture
1120 – 1125 Lifetime Achievement Award for Glaucoma Service
1125 – 1145 APGS International Award lecture
1145 – 1205 APGS Asia-Pacific Award lecture
1205 – 1225 APGS Young Investigator Award lecture
1225 – 1230 Closing remarks
1400 – 1530
Glaucoma in the Asia-Pacific region – addressing unmet needs symposium
Cataract Surgery – the Panacea for Glaucoma and other solutions?
Seng Che Loon
National University Hospital Singapore, Singapore
Addressing Glaucoma in Low Resource Countries of the Asia-Pacific Region: Transitioning From Disease-Specific Responses to Integration of Eye Care
Mitchell Lawlor
Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia
How to face the Glaucoma blindness effectively in a developing economy
Do Tan
Vietnam National Eye Hospital, Vietnam
National initiatives to Prevent Glaucoma blindness in South East Asia
Ramanjit Sihota
All India Institute Of Medica Sciences, India
TBA
Xinghuai Sun
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, China
Challenges in Glaucoma Management in Pakistan
Nadeem Butt
Controversies symposium
Do we still need to perform LPI in PACS subjects?
Poeman Chan
The Chinese University Of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Will MIGS become the main stream of glaucoma surgeries?
Arthur Sit
Mayo Clinic, United States
Which type of examination is useful for the assessment of glaucoma combined with myopia?
Toru Nakazawa
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Will cognitive function test detect glaucoma earlier than OCT and visual field?
Fei Li
Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, China
Will AI algorithm be able to find clues that humans haven’t found in glaucoma diagnosis?
Xiulan Zhang
Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, China
Will the functional assessment of post-trabecular outflow system be used in clinical evaluation of glaucoma?
Ricky Wang
Will sustained release system replace traditional eye drops?
Tina Wong
Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
Free paper session
Interpreting data/research methods in glaucoma course
Glaucoma statistics Course
Steven Mansberger
Legacy Devers Eye Institute, United States
How to get your paper published
Liza Sharmini
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
How to perform systematic reviews
Baskaran Mani
Singapore Eye Research Institute and Singapore National eye Centre, Singapore
How to interpret published results
Monisha Nongpuir
Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
How to respond to reviewers
Tin Aung
Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
1530 – 1600 Break
1600 – 1730
AGS / APGS joint symposium
We should perform laser iridotomy for PACS
Tin Aung
The Chinese University Of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
We should perform early lens extractions in PAC/G
Clement Tham
The Chinese University Of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Medication should be used as primary therapy for POAG and OHT
Ahmad Aref
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary, United States
SLT should be used as a primary therapy for POAG and OHT
Tony Realini
West Virginia University, United States
Managing the LTG patient – Lower is Better
Daniel Lee
Wills Eye Hospital, United States
Is YOGA/meditation – harmful / beneficial for glaucoma patients
Tanuj Dada
RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
How do we optimize visual field testing and OCT in clinical practice?
Kouros Nouri-Mahdavi
Stein Eye Institute, University Of California Los Angeles, United States
Trabs and Tubes are the gold standard for glaucoma surgery
Syril Dorairaj
MIGS: the first choice for glaucoma surgery
Arthur Sit
Mayo Clinic, United States
Developments in imaging symposium
Neuroimaging in glaucoma
Kevin Chan
New York University School Of Medicine, United States
Is there a role for optical coherence tomography angiography in glaucoma diagnostics?
Tae-woo Kim
Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
Advances in imaging technologies in glaucoma applications
Leo Schmetterer
Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
Applying optical coherence tomography to manage glaucoma patients
Ki-Ho Park
Seoul National University, South Korea
Imaging the optic nerve and ocular blood flow for neuroprotection studies
Toru Nakazawa
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Retinal nerve fiber layer optical texture analysis to discriminate glaucomatous from non-glaucomatous optic neuropathies
Christopher Leung
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Trabeculetomy: key elements to success
Trabeculectomy: the rationale and role in 21st Century
Wong Hon Tym
Nhg Eye Institute / Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Newer adjuvant therapies: collagen, implants, anti-VEGFs
Tanuj Dada
RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
The Basic Steps
Kazuhiko Mori
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan
Trabeculectomy in Challenging Cases
Joseph Anthony Tumbocon
St. Luke’s Medical Center, Philippines
Sutures: fixed or releasable or adjustable
Naris Kitnarong
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
Tips of applying 5-FU and MMC
Bui Van Anh
Vietnam National Institute Of Ophthtalmology, Vietnam
Trab complications and their management
Shamira Perera
SNEC, Singapore
Free paper session
Saturday 15 August 2020
0900 – 1030 Plenary 2
0900 – 0918
Paul Palmberg
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University Of Miami, United States
0918 – 0936
Keith Barton
Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Kingdom
0936 – 0954
Paul Kaufman
Uw-madison School Of Medicine And Public Health Department of Ophthalmology And Visual Sciences, United States
0954 – 1012
Gabor Hollo
Semmelweis University, Hungary
1012 – 1030
Tarek Sharaawy
1030 – 1100 Break
1100 – 1230
Hot topics symposium
Update on Structure-Function
Christopher Leung
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
What’s Next for Glaucoma Imaging
Leopold Schmetterer
Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
Lamina Cribrosa Imaging
Tae Woo Kim
Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
X tips for Xen
Michael Coote
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Australia
Use of Anti-VEGF agents in Glaucoma Surgery
Tomasz Zarnowski
Medical University, Poland
Glaucoma Genetics: can we identify new targets for therapy?
Tin Aung
Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
Unlock the unknowns of glaucoma in children symposium
Is there a best treatment for primary congenital glaucoma: A long term perspective
Peng T Khaw
Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institute Of Ophthalmology, United Kingdom
Target IOP in pediatric glaucomas
Ramanjit Sihota
All India Institute Of Medica Sciences, India
Any role of laser treatment in children glaucoma?
Visanee Tantisevi
Tips for successful tubes in children
Thasarat Vajaranant
Medical management in childhood glaucoma
Warakorn Thiamhtat
Lerdsin Hospital, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Challenges in diagnosis of childhood glaucoma
Atchareeya Wiwatwongwana
Chiang Mai University, Thailand
TBA
Ching Lin Ho
Angle assessment course
Automated Gonioscopy, GonioPen and RETCAM imaging
Shamira Perera
SNEC, Singapore
Anterior segment OCT and Ultrasound Biomicroscopy
Priyanka Ramesh
Dr. R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS New Delhi, India
Intraoperative Gonioscopy
Talvir Sidhu
Government Medical College Patiala Punjab, New Delhi, India
Interactive Audience Session with Goniovideos
Tanuj Dada
RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
ISGS laser course
Laser Iridotomy
Marimel Veloso
Asian Eye Institute, Singapore
Argon laser trabeculoplasty / Selective laser trabeculoplasty
Gan Eng Hui
Internatinal Specialist Eye Centre, Malaysia
Argon Laser Peripheral iridoplasty
Arun Narayanawsamy
Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
Micropulse Pars Plicataplasty: New Angle Closure Laser Therapy
Cecilia Aquino
National University Hospital, NUHS, Singapore
Laser schlemms Trabeculoplasty
Victor Koh
National University Hospital, Singapore
Residual angle closure post Laser Iridotomy
Md Mizanur Rahman
Bangladesh Medical College, Bangladesh
1400 – 1530
Developments in surgical Tx symposium
MIGS 1: Bleb-independent procedures
Paul Healey
Western Sydney Eye Hospital , Australia
MIGS 2: Bleb-dependent procedures
Ingeborg Stalmans
University Hospitals Uz Leuven, Belgium
MIGS 3: Future perspectives
Chelvin Sng
National University Hospital, Singapore
ACG1: Lens extraction
Clement Tham
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
ACG2: Goniosynechialysis (GSL)
Jimmy Lai
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Surgery film festival symposium
TBA
Prin Rojanapongpun
TBA
Shamira Pereira
SNEC, Singapore
TBA
Bryan Ang
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
TBA
David Woo
International Specialist Eye Centre, Malaysia
How to avoid surgical complications of Glaucoma Drainage Devices (GDD)
Nazrul Islam
Bangladesh Eye Hospital & Institute, Bangladesh
Surprising case of hypotony
Paul Palmberg
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine, United States
TBA
Keith Barton
Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Kingdom
Surgical treatment of acute angle closure glaucoma from traumatic lens dislocation
Xiulan Zhang
Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, China
Optimising outcomes in tube surgery course
Outcomes of Tube Surgery
Arthur Sit
Mayo Clinic, United States
Non-Valved glaucoma drainage device implantation: Tips and pearls
SK Fang
International Specialist Eye Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Valved glaucoma drainage device implantation and variations in tube placement
Joseph Anthony Tumbocon
St. Luke’s Medical Center, Philippines
Paul glaucoma implant: Key differences and outcomes
Paul Chew
National University Hospital, Singapore
To patch or not the patch: Options for covering the tube
Mohammad Pakravan
Second glaucoma drainage device placement: Indications, anatomic considerations and technique
Ahmed Aref
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary, United States
Management of tube complications
Sheng Lim
St Thomas’ Hospital, United Kingdom
Free paper session
1530 – 1600 Break
1600 – 1730
Developments in Med Tx Symposium
Updates on fixed combination eyedrops
Jelinar Mohamed Noor
Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
EP2 receptor stimulants
Makoto Aihara
University of Tokyo, Japan
Updates on ROCK inhibitors
Edwin Ku Chui Yong
Southern Specialist Eye Center
Potentials for new glaucoma medical therapy
Megumi Honjo
Tokyo University, Japan
Drug delivery system for glaucoma
Tina Wong
Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
Efficacy of medical treatment: from a structural standpoint, or according to the speaker’s discretion
Chan Yun Kim
Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, South Korea
How to improve medication adherence in glaucoma patients
Chungkwon Yoo
Korea University College of Medicine, South Korea
Current research in Asia-Pacific Region symposium
Laser peripheral iridotomy for prevention of angle closure
Mingguang He
University of Melbourne, Australia
Assess angle closure with Swept-Source OCT
Tin Aung
Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
Obstructive sleep apnea and glaucoma
David A Mackey
Lions Eye Institute, University of Western Australia, Australia
Diagnostic criteria for detection of glaucoma using OCT
Christopher Leung
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Lamina Cribrosa Curvature in NTG
Tae-woo Kim
Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
Relevance of epiretinal membrane in glaucoma
Shinichi Usui
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
XEN gel stent for the treatment of uveitic glaucoma
Chelvin Sng
National University Hospital, Singapore
World Glaucoma Association symposium
Glaucoma management in the era of artificial intelligence
Michael Girad
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Progression: looking beyond intraocular pressure
Tanuj Dada
Pattern and rate of visual field progression in primary angle closure glaucoma
Monisha Nongpuir
Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
Progression: looking beyond intraocular pressure
Tanuj Dada
RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Contrast sensitivity for detecting progression
Parul Ichhpujani
Free paper session
1730 – 1830 APGS AGM
Sunday 16 August 2020
0750 – 0850
Visual rehabilitation course
Projections on future global glaucoma burden
Ching-Yu Cheng
Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
Evaluation of low vision
Zainora Mohammed
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Orientation and mobility
Norliza Mohamad Fadzil
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Glaucoma in 2020: The new EGS Guidelines
Glaucoma monitoring: what tools to use and how much is enough?
Ananth Viswanathan
Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Kingdom
Medical Treatment: integrating novelties into clinical practice
Gauti Johannesson
Umeå University, Sweden
Personalized Surgery – establishing a rationale for choosing
Ingeborg Stalmans
University Hospitals Uz Leuven, Belgium
Choosing wisely: what should not be an option?
Ananth Viswanathan
Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Kingdom
Cornea / Asian cornea society symposium
Corneal biomechanics and glaucoma
Yoshiaki Kiuchi
Hiroshima University, Japan
Management of Glaucoma in the context of Boston Type I keratoprosthesis surgery
Ma. Dominga Padilla
St. Luke’s Medical Center Global City, Philippines
TBA
Charles McGhee
New Zealand National Eye Centre, University of Auckland, New Zealand
IOP Measurements in Post-refractive Surgery Eyes
Robert Edward T Ang
Asian Eye Institute, Philippines
0900 – 1030 Plenary 3
Rapid fire session
1030 – 1100 Break
1100 – 1230
Surgical retina / APVRS symposium
Anti VEGF/Intravitreal steroids and glaucoma
Muna Bhende
Shri Bhagwan Mahavir Vitreoretinal Service, Medical Research Foundation, India
Neovascular glaucoma – retina perspective
Ain Tengku Kamalden
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Neovascular glaucoma – Glaucoma perspective
Lee Ming Yueh
Hypotony and management
Lingam Gopal
National University Health System, Singapore
Surgical management of refractory glaucoma following complex retinal surgeries
Lingam Vijaya
Sankara Nethralaya, India
Internal tamponading agents and glaucoma
TBA
AI and deep learning symposium
Glaucoma radar: an artificial intelligence enabled system for monitoring visual functional worsening in patients with glaucoma
Siamak Yousefi
Application of natural language processing in health education
Fei Li
Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, China
Diagnosing glaucoma with deep learning
Ryo Asaoka
The University of Tokyo, Japan
Is there a role for artificial intelligence in glaucoma diagnostics?
Daniel Ting
Potential application of artificial intelligence in glaucoma
Yu-Chieh Ko
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Chinese Taipei
Optic disc imaging and assessment course
Early diagnosis of glaucoma using OCT
Jin Wook Jeoung
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul National University College Of Medicine, South Korea
Lamina cribrosa and its surroundings in glaucoma
Henry Chen
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chinese Taipei
How to detect artifacts in glaucoma imaging?
Atsuya Miki
Osaka University, Japan
Macular ganglion cell asymmetry in early diagnosis of glaucoma
Catherine Liu
National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Chinese Taipei
Assessment of glaucoma progression
Christopher Leung
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Where are we with OCTA?
Kyung Rim Sung
Asan Medical Center, University Of Uisan, South Korea
Future of glaucoma imaging
Michael Girad
National University of Singapore, Singapore
General ophthalmology and trainees course
When should you be suspicious of the optic disc
Ko Eun Kim
Nowon Eulji Medical Center, Eulji University, Seoul
Glaucoma research: how to apply to your clinical practice
Azhany Yaakub
Universiti Sains, Malaysia
Glaucoma in children: a guide for general ophthalmologists
Victor Koh
National University Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
Management of acute angle closure
Ardiella Yunard
Indonesian Glaucoma Society, Indonesia
Tips and tricks in laser peripheral iridotomy and iridoplasty
Nilo Vincent FlorCruz
University of The Philippines, Philippines
Neovascular glaucoma: what can you do?
Haireen Kamaruddin
Ministry Of Health Malaysia, Malaysia
1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1500
Diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas symposium
TBA
Norman Aquino
TBA
Amir Samsudin
University Of Malaya Eye Research Centre, Malaysia
RNFL Thinning on OCT: Is it Always Glaucoma?
Salim Mahar
Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan
Visual field assessment / identifying progression course
Correlating visual field and anatomical condition
Virna Dwi Oktariana Asrory
Head of Glaucoma Division, Coordinator of Residency Program, Indonesia
Cognitive impairment on visual reliability indices
Norlina Ramli
University Malaya Eye Research Centre, Malaysia
Avoiding Pitfalls In Visual Field Assessment
Mimiwati Zahari
University Of Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia
Identify progression in glaucoma landmark studies
Nurull Bahiyah
Ophthalmology Department, Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah, Klang, Malaysia
Detection of visual field progression in glaucoma
Chungkwon Yoo
Korea University College of Medicine, South Korea
Cataract and glaucoma symposium
Paradigm Shift:Combined cataract surgery and titrated TSCPC
Datin Dr Thayanithi Sandragasu
Combined cataract with trabeculectomy, what are the indications
Hoh Sek Tien
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore
Combined cataract surgery with tube implantation, indications and techniques
Ishtiaque Anwar
Bangladesh Eye Hospital & Institute, Bangladesh
Cataract surgery combined with ab interno trabeculotomy
Masaki Tanito
Shimane University Faculty Of Medicine, Japan
Cataract surgery with ab externo Xen MIGS
Norshamsiah Md Din
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Center, Malaysia
The refractive outcomes of cataract surgery in glaucoma
Park Sang Woo
Chonnam National University Hospital, South Korea
Choice of IOL implant in glaucoma patients
Jayant Iyer
SNEC, Singapore
Free paper session
1500 Congress close
Thursday 13 August 2020
TBC APGS Board meeting/ ancillary meetings
0900 - 1230 Pre-congress workshop 1
1330 - 1700 Pre-congress workshop 2
0900 - 1100 Wetlab 1
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1130 - 1330 Wetlab 2
1400 - 1600 Wetlab 3
1630 - 1830 Wetlab 4
Friday 14 August 2020
1400 - 1530 Lunch Industry Symposium 1
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Saturday 15 August 2020
1230 - 1400 Lunch Industry Symposium 2
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