ESO 2021 | 19th Emirates Society of Ophthalmology Conference | 28.10.21 Abu Dhabi

eso 2021

eso 2021
ESO 2021

19th Emirates Society of Ophthalmology Conference

28-30 October 2021

Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers,
UAE


WELCOME MESSAGE

On behalf of the Emirates Society of Ophthalmology, it gives us great pleasure to invite you to join us at the 19th edition of the Emirates Society of Ophthalmology Conference (ESO 2021) which will be held from 28 – 30 October 2021 at the Conrad at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The ESO Conference is recognized as the forerunner amongst educational, scientific, and networking meetings for the ophthalmology community in the Middle East and Worldwide. Building on the success of previous ESO editions which were attended by over 1000 delegates, we take pride in providing a larger platform to share experiences, foster collaborations across industry, and evaluate emerging technologies in the field.

The three-days comprehensive program features themed, concurrent sessions catering to members of health professionals, hospital leaders, registered physicians, eye care professionals and many more. The conference tracks with different subspecialties include cutting-edge presentations with the latest updates in all fields, in addition to wetlabs and workshops.

Join us in ESO as we are looking forward to meeting you.

eso 2021 welcome message


STEERING COMMITTEE

Khaled Abuhaleeqa
General Secretary of ESO
Head of Steering Committee
Head of Oculoplasty Committee
Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sheikha Noura Al Qassimi
Congress Chairperson
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Saleh Saif Al Messabi
President of ESO
Samaya Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Maysoon Al Karam
Head of ESO Cultural Committee
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Huda Al Dhaheri
Committee Member
Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, UAE

Muna Alkaabi
Committee Member
Directorate of Medical Services
Ministry of Interior
Sharjah, UAE

Scott Smith
Committee Member
Chair of The Eye Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ibraheem El-Ghrably
Committee Member
Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Doha Al Dhanhani
Committee Member
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE


SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Omnia Hamam
Head of ESO Scientific Committee
Zayed Military Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sumayya Almarzouqi
Co-Chair of ESO Scientific Committee
Head of Neuro-Ophthalmology Committee
Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ahmed Abdulla Alneyadi
Committee Member
Consultant Ophthalmology
Abudhabi police Medical Service
Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ashwaq Bin Amro
Committee Member
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Rawdha Al Nuaimi
Committee Member
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Osama Giledi
Head of Cornea Committee
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Murad Al Obthani
Head of Cataract Committee
Head of Ophthalmology Department
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Safwan Al Bayati
Committee Member
New Vision Eye Center
Dubai, UAE

Ahmed Alsaadi
Committee Member
Zayed Military Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mohammed Sohaib Mustafa
Head of Glaucoma Committee
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Prashant Bhatia
Committee Member
Vista Healthcare Clinic
Dubai, UAE

Khaled Abuhaleeqa
General Secretary of ESO
Head of Steering Committee
Head of Oculoplasty Committee
Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Hashemi Nizzar
Committee Member
Dubai Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Irfan Khan
Head of Pediatric Ophthalmology Committee
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abeer Al Ali
Committee Member
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ahmed Al Barki
Head of Retina committee
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Hanan Al Shamsi
Committee Member
Head of Ophthalmology Department
Al Ain Hospital
Al Ain, UAE

Avinash Gurbaxani
Head of Uveitis Committee
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Piergiorgio Neri
Committee Member
Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sridhar Swarna
Optometrist
Sight Savers Optics llc
Dubai, UAE

Huda Al Dhaheri
Committee Member
Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, UAE

Nicola G. Ghazi
Committee Member
Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi, UAE


PROGRAM OVERVIEW

DAY 1 

15:30 – 17:30

OCULOPLASTY 

Oculoplastic Tricks of the Trade

MEDICAL RETINA 

Imaging Updates

CATARACT 

Thinking Outside the Monofocal Lens

UVEITIS 

State of the Art

 

18:00 – 21:30

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY 

Help Me Doc!

ADVANCED OPHTHALMOLOGIC PRACTICE SOCIETY 

Advanced Corneal Surgery Practice

ALLERGAN / ABBVIE SYMPOSIUM 

Diabetic Macular Edema

NON-OPHTHALMOLOGY

Business in Ophthalmology

PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY

When Knowledge is Not Enough

GLAUCOMA

Glaucoma Management Leading Lines

CORNEA

Ecstasia Updates

NOVARTIS SYMPOSIUM

A Pathway for Care in DME

 

DAY 2

14:00 – 18:15

CATARACT 

Tips on Handling Cataract Complications and Challenging Surgery

OCULOPLASTY

Oculoplastic – What Not to Miss

DR. ALI BIN SHAKAR LECTURE 

Prof. Andrew Lee (Keynote Speaker)

NOVARTIS SYMPOSIUM 

Pitfalls in The Diagnosis and Management of Dry Eye Disease

LIVE SURGERY 

Watany Eye Hospital – Cairo, EGYPT

 

18:30 – 21:30

WORLD GLAUCOMA ASSOCIATION 

Glaucoma: The Future is Now

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY 

Is it Neuro-Op?

CORNEA 

Ocular Surface Disease Management

SURGICAL RETINA 

The Retina Squad

UVEITIS 

Achieving Best Outcomes in Pediatric Uveitis

 

DAY 3

13:30 – 17:00

EMIRATES SOCIETY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY 

Consensus and Guideline of ROP Management

CATARACT 

Pearls for Young Cataract Surgeons

MEDICAL RETINA 

What’s New??!!

WATANY EYE HOSPITAL 

Cairo, EGYPT

Ocular Trauma

CORNEA Refractive Surgery 

(Controversy and Challenges in Current Refractive Surgery)

OVERVIEW OF ESO CONSENSUS

 

17:30 – 21:00
GLAUCOMA 

Glaucoma: Shooting the Scene

CATARACT 

Refractive Cataract Surgery: Hitting the Target

BAYER SYMPOSIUM

NEUROPATHY SESSION

NON-OPHTHALMOLOGY 

Ophthalmology on Social Media

PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY 

Surgical Pearls from the Experts

SURGICAL RETINA 

The Mix…!!!

ESO CLOSING REMARKS


WORKSHOP OVERVIEW 

DAY 1

13:30 – 16:30

UVEITIS 

Approach to uveitis for the general ophthalmologist

GLAUCOMA

Disc assessment and OCT guided assessment

CORNEA

Corneal collagen cross linking

 

17:00 – 21:00

RETINA

Ultrasound (Techniques & Interpretation)

OPTOMETRY COURSE 

Scleral lenses fitting, A pragmatic approach

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY 

Five meds that can blind you

PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY 

Does one approach fit all – Pediatric cataract surgery

 

DAY 2

13:00 – 15:00

CORNEA

Anterior segment imaging (Topography, OCT, and UBM)

RETINA

Infectious endophthalmitis vs. endogenous endophthalmitis

 

18:30 – 21:30 

OPTOMETRY COURSE 

Vision therapy and orthokeratology

NURSES 

Behind the scenes: Finding value in pre-testing

GLAUCOMA

Visual fields – Protocols, Intervals, Assessment

 

DAY 3

13:00 – 20:00

OCULOPLASTY 

Ptosis surgery for the general ophthalmologist

OPTOMETRY COURSE 

What you have not yet read in any textbook?

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY 

Imaging in Neuro-Ophthalmology

PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY 

Managing visually significant pediatric corneal disease: The evolution paradigm

RETINA

Electrophysiology ….A-Z….!!

CATARACT 

IOL calculation from basic to advance


SURGICAL INSTRUCTIONAL COURSES 

DAY 1 

13:30 – 15:00

CATARACT 

Optimizing your cataract surgery skills (A step by step approach)

17:00 – 18:00

OCULOPLASTY 

Practical oculoplastics surgery for general ophthalmologists

18:00 – 19:00

GLAUCOMA 

Glaucoma drainage devices

 

DAY 2

13:00 – 14:00
CATARACT 

Anterior vitrectomy for cataract surgeons

 

14:00 – 15:00

GLAUCOMA 

Xen implant

 

DAY 3

14:00 – 15:00

GLAUCOMA 

Trabeculectomy with enhancement

19:00 – 20:00

CORNEA 

Lamella corneal keratoplasty


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