ISD-DE 2024 Scientific Meeting Programme

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Thursday and Friday 30th and 31st May 2024

Venue: County Hall, Etc Venues 4th Floor, Belvedere Road, London SE1 7PB

Registration at Reception: 08:00h -09:00h
Meeting: 08:45h – 17:30h

ISD-DE 2024 is The Year of the Tear “All About Watery and Dry Eyes”

CPD Points / Credits

  • General Optical Council (GOC) up to 25 CPD Points

  • Royal College Ophthalmologists (RCO) 13 CPD Credits

Pre-registration for the meeting is essential.

This two day Scientific Meeting is part of the XIVth Congress ISD-DE and is suitable for:

  • Ophthalmologists – Trainee and Consultant – in Cornea, Ocular surface and Contact lenses, Oculoplastic and Lacrimal sub-specialities.
  • Optometrists
  • Contact lens opticians
  • Ocularists
  • Other allied health professionals

This two day meeting is subscribed to apart from the Teaching Update Course on 29th May.

The two-day meeting is subscribed to apart from the Teaching Update Course on 29th May. Registration is for the full two days with single day registration not offered.

Click here to register and pay for the two day Scientific Meeting

This will be a comprehensive meeting covering a wide range of topics in watery and dry eyes, including:

  • Schirmer and Juan Murube de Castillo Named Lectures
  • Keynote Lectures from international experts
  • Rapid fire presentations
  • Difficult / challenging case discussions
  • Interactive peer review cases
  • Diagnostic and treatment demonstrations
  • Hands on practical sessions

Click here to view the Speakers

Click here to view the Scientific Meeting Programme

The Programme will be updated on a regular basis.

  • The Schirmer Lecture:
    Professor Harminder Dua will give the inaugural Schirmer Lecture “Ocular surface reconstruction: Principles and procedures”.
  • Juan Murube de Castillo Lecture:
    Professor Geoffrey Rose will give the inaugural Dr Juan Murube de Castillo Lecture on Watery Eyes. “High tension: some unknowns in dacryology”.

KEYNOTE invited lecturers:

  • Mr Sajjad Ahmad: Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
  • Dr Friedrich Paulsen: Anatomy and physiology ocular surface, eyelids and tear film
  • Mr Sai Kolli: Assessment of the dry eye patient – a modern evidence based approach
  • Ms Melanie Corbett: The Cryptic Culprit in Ocular Surface Disease
  • Mr Brian Tompkins: Sclerals Rock
  • Dr Wolfgang G.K. Müller-Lierheim: Hyaluran Eye Drops
  • Dr Mehdi Fendri: Imaging for the assessment of Lacrimal Duct Stenosis (LDS)
  • Prof. Reynaldo M. Javate: Endoluminal Dacryoplasty (TELDR)
  • Dr Angela Dolmetsch: Endoscopic Lacrimal Surgery in Children
  • Mr Hesham Saleh: Endonasal DCR Top Tips
  • Dr Lelio Baldeschi: Search for evidence on DCR Surgery
  • Dr Andrew Pearson: Tips and Tricks for success with Jones tubes

And more!

Six Specialist Symposia

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The Symposia cover advanced topics in dry eye and wet eye conducted by international experts, for deeper understanding and discussion.

  • Watery Eyes: Meet the lacrimal team – Surgeon, Anaesthetist, ENT – and Dermatologist!
  • FCI Gold Sponsor Innovations on Lacrimal Treatment
  • TFOS Lifestyle and Dry Eye
  • Lacrimal Oncology
  • DASS (Dry Anophthalmic Socket Syndrome) and lacrimal system dysfunction in patients wearing an ocular prosthesis
  • Paediatric Watering eyes

Don´t forget the e-posters!

Click here to view all details of the e-posters

There will also be a large exhibition area.

Click here to view the Sponsors and Exhibitors

We look forward to seeing you at the Scientific Meeting!