CARDIFF 2015

Wednesday 23rd

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Calon 1

 

08.50 Welcome and housekeeping

 

09.30 Session I

Update on…

Chairman Mr Patrick Watts, Cardiff

 

09.45 Mitochondrial optic neuropathies in children- developments is diagnosis and new treatments

Marcela Votruba, Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Cardiff

 

10.15 Is propranolol the best treatment for Capillary Haemangiomas?

Amanda Churchill, Consultant, Bristol Eye Hospital

 

10.45 RASopathies in paediatric Ophthalmology

Sally Davis, Consultant Geneticist, University of Cardiff

 

11.15 Coffee at the trade exhibition

 

11.45 Session II

Free Paper presentations

Chairman Mr Robert Taylor, York & Miss Julia Escardo, Gwent

 

12.15 Session III

Inaugral BIPOSA Fellow Honorary Lecture

Introduced by Tony Vivian, Cambridge

Hypoplasias of the Anterior Visual System

Prof David Taylor, London

 

12.45 Lunch at the trade exhibition

 

 

 

13.45 Session IV

Claud Worth Lecture

Giant Leaps in Retinoblastoma: Saving Lives, Saving Eyes, and Saving Vision

Carol Shields, Wills Eye Centre, Philidelphia

 

14.45 Tea at the trade exhibition & Poster Viewing

 

15.15 Session V

Chairman Mr Michael Clarke, Newcastle

 

15.15 The cornea in teenagers with Down’s syndrome; the importance of regular surveillance

Maggie Woodhouse, Senior Lecturer in Optometry, University of Cardiff

 

15.45 Evidence-based amblyopia treatment – now and the future

Jonathan Holmes, Prof of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester

 

16.15 Inflammatory brain disease; clinical management and long term outcomes

Neil Robertson, Professor of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales

 

16.30 Session VI

Free Paper presentations

 

17.30 Closing Remarks

 

17.30 Reception at Mecure Holland House

 

18.30 Close and Evening Free