APGS - MIGS Interest Group


Training Courses

THE 34TH ASIA-PACIFIC ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY CONGRESS (6-9 MARCH 2019)

APGS-MIGS Interest Group Wetlabs


FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Date:
 
6th March 2019

Sponsored by NUH Lee Foundation Grant (Singapore)
Organiser: Chelvin Sng

Synopsis

The inaugural APGS-MIGS Interest Group wetlabs will cater to beginner surgeons who have no or minimal exposure to MIGS. Experts will learn practical tips and tricks for implanting the devices, and hands-on experiences with the devices will be provided.

Registration is open. To register, click below and you will be directed to the APAO website:
http://congress.apaophth.org/#wetLab/list  


Attendance is free however delegates are required to pay a USD100 deposit to confirm your attendance. The deposit will be refunded if you attend.

PROGRAM

XEN Gel Implant (9 am to 11 am)
  • Introduction, Patient Selection and XEN Data (15 min) - Michael Coote
  • Pre-operative Conjunctival Preparation and Surgical Technique (15 min) - Paul Healey
  • Intra-operative Tips and Pearls (15 min) - Prin Rojanapongpun
  • Post-operative Management (15 min) - Leonard Yip
  • Hands-On Practice (1 hour)

 

iStent Wetlab (11.30 am to 1.30 pm)

  • Introduction, Patient Selection and iStent Data (15 min) - Robert Ang
  • iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent (15 min) - George Beiko
  • iStent Inject Surgical Technique (15 min) - Nathan Kerr
  • iStent Inject – Tips and Pearls (15 min) - Don Pek
  • Hands-On Practice (1 hour)

 

Hydrus Microstent (2 pm to 4 pm)

  • Introduction, Patient Selection and Hydrus Data (15 min) - Rahat Husain
  • Intra-operative Gonioscopy and Implantation Technique (15 min) - Robert Ang
  • Management of Intra-Operative and Post-Operative Complications (15 min) - Shamira Perera
  • Optimizing Outcomes and Surgical Pearls (15 min) - Paul Healey
  • Hands-On Practice (1 hour)

Download the program here.

SPEAKERS AND INSTRUCTORS

 

  • Robert Ang 
  • Poeman Chan
  • Seng Keong Fang
  • Rahat Husain
  • Nathan Kerr
  • Shamira Perera
  • Chelvin Sng
  • Jayant Venkatramani
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  • George Beiko
  • Michael Coote
  • Paul Healey
  • Nazrul Islam
  • Don Pek
  • Prin Rojanapongpun
  • Visanee Tantisevi
  • Leonard Yip

  • MIGS for Glaucoma


    Date: 7th March 2019
    Time: 14:30 - 16:00
    Venue: Plenary Hall 1, during APAO

    Program
    1. MIGS: An Overview | Paul Healey
    2. ABIIC vs GATT | Ningli Wang
    3. Hydrus | Shamira Perera
    4. Innfocus Microshunt | Chelvin Sng
    5. iStents | Nathan Kerr
    6. Xen | Jui-Ling Liu
    7. Can Trab be replaced by MIGS in underdeveloped countries | Syed Imtiaz Ali
    8. Patient Selection for MIGS: Where it makes sense and where not? | Anton Hommer
    9. Questions and Answers