HSIOIRS Winter Symposium 25-27 February 2021

HSIOIRS Winter Symposium

Virtual Meeting

25-27 February 2021

Invited Speakers

Ike Ahmed  Canada

Renato Ambrosio  Brazil

Ashraf Armia  Egypt

Gerd Auffarth  Germany

Harminder Dua  UK

Rajesh Fogla  India

Andrei Filip  Romania

Farhad Hafezi   Switzerland

Zoltan Nagy  Hungary




The Board of Directors of the Hellenic Society of Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery

President: Miltiadis Balidis

Vice-president: Vasilis Karampatakis

Secretary General: Dimitris Mikropoulos

Treasurer: Elisavet Patsoura

Board Members: Apostolos Maniateas

Konstantinos Moschou

Pantelis A. Papadopoulos

Giorgos Roussopoulos

Petros Smachliou


This Meeting has been awarded 18 CME-CPD credits

Winter Symposium on demand

*for registered delegates

Scientific Program

Thursday 25 February 2021

Free Papers


Video Presentations


Friday 26 February 2021

10:30 – 12:30 Round Table

Anterior Segment Imaging 2021

Moderator: A. Maniateas

Corneal Topography: from Scheimpflug to OCT 

A. Maniateas: New Technologies

V. Liarakos: The future of corneal imaging: a corneal surgeon perspective  

D. Kyroudis: The future of corneal imaging: a refractive surgeon perspective  

New Technologies for Dry Eye Management 

E. Karmiris: Dry Eye Imaging and Diagnostics

G. Dalianis: New Technologies for Dry Eye Treatment

Biometry 2021

M. Arvanitis: New technologies

E. Patsoura: Measuring the right Ks

Combined Phaco and Glaucoma

S. Kandarakis: Angle Evaluation & MIGS

Ch. Terzidou: Kahook Dual Blade: Ab Interno Trabeculectomy and Goniotomy

12:30-13:30 Lectures

Harminder Dua: Update on Pre-Descemet’s layer – clinical and surgical applications

Rajesh Fogla: Optimizing outcomes in EK surgery

13.30 -15.00 Break

15:00 – 17:00 Round Table

2021 new advances in the early diagnosis and treatment of keratoconus

Moderator: M. Balidis

M. Balidis: Keratoconus diagnostics. New kids on the block

Z. Gatzioufas: Evolution in biomechanics.  An essential diagnostic tool?

A. Charonis: Early keratoconus management with special contact lenses

F. Hafezi: 2021 advances in cross linking

R. Ambrosio: Tomography and biomechanics: combining the best of both worlds


17:00 – 19:00 Round Table

Modern IOL technology

Moderators: P. Papadopoulos, D. Mikropoulos

E. Patsoura: Newest technology in Preoperative Exam and IOL Calculation       

A. Armia: What is the Future of Trifocal IOLs?

D. Siganos: Will Monovision still play a significant role tomorrow?

G. Auffarth: Newer EDOF IOLs

P. Papadopoulos: Perfection of surgical outcomes: Where are we now

27 February 2021

Video based session 11:00 – 13:00

Challenging anterior segment surgery……to the limits

Moderation/Comments: V. Karabatakis, K. Moschou


A. Αrmia: Watch out!!! A Traumatic Cataract

N. Ziakas: Various traumatic cataract cases, IOL echange and iridoplasty – Posterior capsular rupture during phaco, conversion to extra caps and retropupilary Verisyse insertion

P. Papadopoulos: Iris-claw – Posterior chamber IOL exchange

Μ. Balidis: Traumatic aphakia, iridodialysis and macular pucker

Κ. Moschou: Intumescent cataract – Spiral capsulorhexis technique, Uveitic cataract – treatment,

Morgagnian Cataract – treatment

13:00 – 13.30 Lecture

Zoltan Nagy: Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery complications

13.30 -15.00 Break

15:00 – 15.30 Lecture

Ike Ahmed: Managing Premium IOLs when the Capsule Isn’t All There

15.30 – 17:30 Round Table

The future of laser vision correction

Moderators: G. Roussopoulos, P. Smachliou

D. Kyroudis: Analyzing and customizing

K. Koufala: The evolution of superficial ablations

V. Katsanevaki: Tendencies in intrastromal treatments

A. Filip: Any good reasons to smile?




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