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ESCRS Academy organises symposium at 31st International congress of Hellenic Society of Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery (HSIOIRS)

Colin Kerr

Posted: Monday, May 1, 2017

ESCRS speakers at the 31st International congress of the Hellenic Society of Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery (HSIOIRS)

ESCRS SYMPOSIUM AT HSIOIRS CONGRESS
The ESCRS Academy organised a symposium at the 31st International congress of the Hellenic Society of Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery (HSIOIRS) in Athens, Greece on “Managing Astigmatism During Cataract Surgery”.
The symposium speakers included Drs Alja Črnej from Slovenia; Alex Day from England; Satish Srinivasan from Scotland; Pantelis Papadopoulos from Greece; José Guell from Spain; and Roberto Bellucci from Italy. The session was moderated by Dr Bellucci and Dr Vikentia Katsanevaki from Greece.
Topics including preoperative measurements, biometry and managing conflicting measurements between biometry and topography were discussed.
There were video-based discussions on incisional and femto-corneal relaxing incisions and several techiniques of intraoperative toric IOL alignment including the latest image- guided systems.
The symposium concluded with the final talk by Dr Bellucci 
on managing post-operative refractive error.