Edinburgh 2019

Wednesday 02nd

08.50 Welcome and housekeeping

              Mr. Alan Mulvihill, Edinburgh


09.00 Session I

 VEGF inhibitors in the treatment of ROP

 Chaired by Prof. Brian Fleck, Edinburgh


09.05 Practicalities and follow-up with Bevacizumab – Mr. Ayad Shafiq, Newcastle

09.25 Practicalities and follow-up with Ranibizumab - Dr Jonathan Chan, Edinburgh

09.45 The evidence from RAINBOW and other VEGF trials – Prof. Brian Fleck, Edinburgh

10.05 Discussion and Questions


10.15 Session II

 Paediatric free paper presentations

 Moderated by

10.16 Exploring the ocular complications of intra-arterial chemotherapy and their recovery time for refractory retinoblastoma: a 5-year retrospective review - Zishan Naeem

10.25 Time to diagnosis (lag time) for retinoblastoma in the UK revisited - Ashwin Reddy

10.34 Longterm vision outcomes of extreme prematurity - Sirjhun Patel

10.43 Comparison of Hand-Held Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (HH-SDOCT) findings in Non-Accidental Injury (NAI) and non-NAI - Bhamy Hariprasad Shenoy

10.52 Management of Idiopathic Paediatric Uveitis NHS Lothian 2003-2019 - Mei-Ling Cheng

11.01 Ophthalmic outcomes in Incontinentia Pigmenti (IP): A multi-centre retrospective case note review - Robert Henderson


11.10 Tea and e-posters at the trade exhibition


11.40 Session III

 Claud Worth Lecturer introduced by Mr. Alan Mulvihill

 Topic: surgical cornea - Prof. Asim Ali, Toronto


12.45 Lunch and e-posters at the trade exhibition











13.45 Session IV

 Paediatric corneal disease

 Chaired by

 13.50 Glaucoma in anterior segment dysgenesis

 Mr Joe Abbott, Birmingham

 14.10 Cornea & anterior segment: Genetics and embryology

 Dr Anne Lampe Clinical Geneticist, Edinburgh

 14.30 Medical management of paediatric corneal problems

 Prof. Asim Ali, California

 14.50 Discussion and Questions


15.00 Session V

 Paediatric rapid-fire presentations

15.01  International Perspectives on the Cost Effectiveness of Photoscreening - Anna Horwood

15.05 ‘Iatrogenic Intracranial Hypertension in a Paediatric Population – A Case Series’ - Ed Saxby

15.09 Outcomes of Paediatric Endoscopic Endonasal Dacryocystorhinostomy in Tayside  - Calum Gray

15.13 Molecular mechanisms of blepharokeratoconjunctivitis in children and young people - Huda Al-Hayouti

15.17 Paediatric non-infectious uveitis requiring immunosuppression with Methotrexate (MTX): response to treatment, outcomes and complications - Panagiota Antonopoulou

15.21 Diagnostic difficulties in retinoblastoma: an analysis of pseudoretinoblastomas in a tertiary referral centre in the UK - Damien Yeo

15.25 Management of Paediatric Conjunctival Lesions - Ajay Mohite

15.29 Combined Rheumatology and Orthoptic led screening clinics for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) - Laura Roberts

15.31 Quality of Ophthalmic Documentation in Suspected Abusive Head Trauma - Charlotte Bruce

15.34 Is there a role for Hyaluronic acid fillers in the management of congenital ectropion? – Mo Mohyudin

15.38 Transient mydriasis: a previously unreported phenomenon associated with orbital sclerotherapy - Chris Lloyd

15.42 Chairman’s summary


15.45 Tea and e-posters at the trade exhibition


16.15 Session VII

 Technology and innovation in paediatric ophthalmology

 Chaired by Dr Andrew Blaikie, NHS Fife


16.15 ‘Bionic Eye’ – Prof. Keith Mathieson, Institute of Photonics, University of Strathclyde

16.35 Low cost high quality retinal imaging: the Epicam - Dr Craig Robertson, CEO Epipole Ltd

16.55 Solar powered Diagnostic Tools – Mr. William Williams, CEO Arclight Medical Ltd


17.15 Questions and Discussion


17.30 Closing remarks followed by group photo


18.00 Reception


19.30 Close and Evening Free