ISD-DE 2020
The Watering and Dry Eye Course & Scientific Meeting

Preliminary programme
17th – 19th June 2020

Wednesday 17th June 2020 – The Watering and Dry Eye Course

Registration and welcome refreshments

Welcome and Introduction
Local Meeting Organiser and president Elect, Jane Olver, London, UK

Dry Eyes and Wet Eyes in a Tears Clinic

The Optometrist 2020
Explaining the mismatch between classical signs and symptoms in dry eye.
Professor Christine Purslowe, Cardiff, UK

The Ophthalmologist 2020
Medical and surgical causes of dry and watering eyes including thyroid eye disease and oculoplastic causes.
Andrea Kossler, Stanford, USA

Dry Eyes
Epidemiology and pathophysiology of dry disease – with reference to the DEWS report.
David Sullivan, Harvard, USA.

Digital Eye Strain (DES; computer vision syndrome)
The Patients’ Perspective: Digital eye strain.
Professor Bruce JW Evans, London, UK

10.30 – 11.00
Coffee and tea

Assessment and Management of Dry Eyes

  1. Assessment and treatment of dry eyes.
    Sajjad Ahmad, London, UK
  2. Management of lagophthalmos.
    Sarah Osborne. London, UK
  3. Neuropathic Tears and Novel Stimulating Treatments.
    Andrea Kossler, Stanford, USA
  4. The management of punctal plug complications.
    Jeffrey Hurwitz, Toronto, Canada

Watering Eyes in Adults

  1. Lacrimal Assessment including Imaging options.
    Ulrich Lachman, Zurich, Switzerland
  2. External DCR under local (neuroleptic) anaesthesia.
    Jeffrey Hurwitz, Toronto, Canada
  3. Endoscopic v external DCR.
    Tim Sullivan, Brisbane, Australia
  4. Management of acute dacryocystitis.
    Hunter Yuen, Hong Kong, SAR, China

13.00 – 14.15
Lunch and Trade Exhibition

Watering Eyes in Children

  1. Management of dacryocystocoeles and congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction: what’s the evidence?
    Tessa Fayers, London, UK
  2. Congenital anomalies and paediatric endo DCR.
    Tim Sullivan, Brisbane, Australia

Strategies for Optimizing Clinical outcomes in TELDR” for the Endocanalicular Dacryoplasty.
Rey Javate, Manila, Philippines

What is Success?
“Success” after Dry Eye and Oculoplastic Treatment”.
Andrea Kossler, Stanford, USA
“Success” after Lacrimal surgery.
Jeffrey Hurwitz, Toronto, Canada

Questions and Answers

Wind up summary
Jane Olver, London, UK

Thursday 18th June – Scientific Meeting day 1


Registration and welcome refreshments

Welcome and Introduction to Wet and Dry Eyes
Local Congress Organiser and President Elect, Jane Olver, London, UK

Dry Eyes and Wet Eyes, the role of the Optometrist
The primary care optometrist:
“Don’t forget the Blepharitis”
Christine Purslow, Cardiff, UK

Symposium: Dry Eye Disease (DED)
Chair: Prof Harminder Dua and Christophe Baudouin

  1. Pathophysiology of Dry Eye Disease:
    Christophe Baudouin, Paris, France
  2. Diagnostic Tests and Diagnosis:
    Prof. Harminder S. Dua, Nottingham, UK
  3. Medical management of DED:
    Sajjad Ahmad, London, UK
  4. Surgical management of DED:
    Mario Nubile, Chieti Pescari, Italy

11.00 – 11.30
Coffee and Tea

Symposium: Anatomy and Physiology of the Tear System
Especially Nasolacrimal Duct

Chair: Friedrich Paulsen

  1. Nasolacrimal duct anatomy.
    Friedrich Paulsen, Erlangen, Germany
  2. Prolactin at the ocular surface.
    Fabian Garreis, Erlangen, Germany
  3. Endoscopic and ultrastructural anatomy of the inferior meatal opening of the nasolacrimal duct.
    Nandini Bothra, Hyderabad, India
  4. Nasolacrimal more.
    Jana Dietrich, Oldenburg, Germany

Keynote Speaker 1
Sex, Gender, and Hormones – all related to dry eye disease.
David Sullivan, USA

13.00 – 14.15
Lunch and posters

14.15- 14.45
Free papers

14.45 – 15.15
Dry Eyes “Schirmer lecture”
Corneal nerves in health and disease.
Professor Harminder S Dua, Nottingham, UK

15.15 – 15.45

15.45 – 16.45
Symposium Watering Eyes
Chair: Tim Sullivan, Brisbane, Australia

  1. Anatomical landmarks of the lateral nasal wall and racial variations: a key to success in Dacryocystorhinostomy.
    Pari Shams, London, UK
  2. Watering eyes, view from the nose and sinuses.
    Hesham Saleh, London, UK
  3. Endoscopic DCR, an outdated operation or not?
    Simon Woodruff, Cambridge, UK
  4. Lacrimal Oncology.
    Tim Sullivan, Brisbane, Australia

16.30 – 17.15
Key Note Speaker 2
Ocular Surface Considerations in Severe Dry Eye.
Chris Liu, Brighton, UK

Question time and end session

17.15 – 18.00

19.00 – 21.30
Welcome Gala Reception with Bonsai Jazz

Friday 19th June – Scientific Meeting day 2


8.30 – 9.00
Coffee and Posters

9.00 – 9.15
Keynote Speaker 3
The TEARS Score: a validation study of a grading scale/assessment score for epiphora.
Raman Malhotra, East Grinstead, UK

9.15 – 9.30
Keynote Speaker 4
Tear film oriented diagnosis (TFOD) and treatment (TFOT) in a TAO cohort
Kelvin Kam-Lung Chong, Hong Kong, SAR of China

9.30 – 9.45
Keynote Speaker 5
Management of cicatricial conjunctival diseases.
David Verity, London, UK

9.45 – 10.00
Keynote Speaker 6
Optimising success rates for LJT surgery: long-term outcomes.
Dan Ezra, London, UK

10.00 – 10.30
Free Papers

10.30 – 11.00

11.00 – 12.30
Symposium Neurotrophic Keratopathy
Chair: Prof Harminder S Dua and Leonardo Mastropasqua

  1. Nomenclature, Definition, Grading & Diagnosis.
    Harminder Dua, Nottingham, UK
  2. In-vivo Confocal Microscopy (IVCM) and Optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings in NK.
    Prof Leonardo Mastropasqua, Chieti Pescara, Italy
  3. Medical Management (including oxervate, the recombinant human nerve growth factor drops)
    Sii Rauz, Birmingham, UK
  4. Medical Management (including oxervate, the recombinant human nerve growth factor drops)
    Sii Rauz, Birmingham, UK

12.30 – 13.15
Wet Eyes – “Juan Murabe” Lecture
Blood, toil, tears and sweat: the problems with lacrimal drainage.
Professor Geoffrey Rose, London, UK

13.15 – 14.25

14.30 – 15.30
Symposium Dacryoscopy
Chair: Mr Saul Rajak, Brighton, UK, and Rey Javate, Manila, Philippines

  1. Different types of stent that go down the lacrimal drainage system.
    Saul Rajak, UK
  2. Radiological Guided Minimal Invasive Therapy of the Lacrimal System.
    Ulrich Lachman, Zurich, Switzerland
  3. New Conjunctivo-Dacryocystotomy for total canaliculus obstruction.
    Nobutada Katori, Hamamatsu, Japan
  4. Dacryoendoscopic intubation. Sheath-guided endoscopic probing (SEP) and sheath-guided intubation (SGI).
    Akihide Watanabe, Kyoto, Japan
  5. What’s New in Transcanalicular Endoscopic Lacrimal Duct Recanalization.
    Rey Javate, Manila, Philippines
  6. Evaluation of Lacrimal Outflow Functionality After ELDR Using Cone Beam CT.
    Toru Suzuki, Kitakyushu, Japan

15.30 – 16.00

16.00 – 17.00
Futures Symposium
Chair: Simon Woodruff, Cambridge, UK

Keynote Speaker 7
Climate Change : a Hazard for Earth and Eye ?
Professor John Marshall, London, UK

Three short views for The Future

  1. 2019 – 2020 Advances in Lacrimal Sciences.
    Nandini Bothra, Mohammad Javed Ali, Hyderabad, India.
  2. 2021 onwards: A small overview about future strategies how I think we will visualize, learn and teach anatomy in the future.
    Friedrich Paulsen, Germany
  3. 2025 Clinically more dry eyes or more watering eyes?
    Raman Malhotra, East Grinstead, UK

Summing up and Close of Meeting
Jane Olver