Program, Abstracts and Presentation Slides

Friday 9 June 2017
6.00 pm – 7.00 pm  Welcome Reception – Government House
Saturday 10 June 2017
7.45 am – 8:30 am Registration – Foyer, Hobart Function and Conference Centre
Arrival Tea and Coffee – Sovereign Room
Scientific Session – Gretel and Marina Room
8.30 am – 9.00 am Introduction and Welcome
Associate Professor Nitin Verma AM
Meeting Convenor, Tasmanian Branch of RANZCO
Associate Professor Mark Daniell
National President, RANZCO

Chair: Associate Professor Nitin Verma AM

9.00 am – 9.45 am What do you need to know about anterior uveitis
Professor Peter McCluskey

Chair: Dr Kristin Bell

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9.45 am – 10.30 am What do you need to know about posterior uveitis
Associate Professor Anthony Hall

Chair: Dr Zoe Gao

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10.30 am – 11.00 am Morning Tea – Sovereign Room
Scientific Session – Gretel and Marina Room
11.00 am – 11.10 am Macular Disease Foundation Update
Associate Professor Nitin Verma AMAustralian Society of Ophthalmologists Update
Kerry Gallagher, CEO
11.10 am – 11.40 am Infectious uveitis
Professor Peter McCluskey

Chair: Dr George Smith

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11.40 am – 12.10 pm Clinical Cases: Imaging in Uveitis
Associate Professor Anthony Hall

Chair: Dr George Smith

Presentation PDF
12.10 pm – 12.40 pm Masquerades and uveitis
Professor Peter McCluskey

Chair: Dr George Smith

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12.40 pm Lunch – Sovereign Room
1.00 pm – 5.00 pm General Practitioners’ Upskilling Educational Session – Gretel and Marina Room

Chair: Dr Guy Bylsma

7.00 pm Meeting Dinner – Henry Jones Art Hotel
Sunday 11 June 2017
07.30 am – 8.30 am Annual General Meeting, Tasmanian Branch of RANZCO
Mawson Room, Hobart Function and Conference Centre
8.00 am – 8.45 am Registration – Foyer, Hobart Function and Conference Centre
Arrival Tea and Coffee – Sovereign Room
Scientific Session – Gretel and Marina Room
8.45 am – 9.00 am RANZCO Tasmanian Branch Update
Clinical Associate Professor Paul McCartney
Chair, Tasmanian Branch of RANZCO
RANZCO Communications Update
Emma Carr, General Manager of Communications, RANZCO
The Eye Surgeons’ Foundation Update
Lisa Cheng, CEO The Eye Surgeons’ Foundation

Chair: Associate Professor Paul McCartney

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9.00 am – 9.30 am Local therapy for uveitis
Associate Professor Anthony Hall

Chair: Dr Kate Rattray

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9.30 am – 10.00 am Systemic therapy for uveitis
Professor Peter McCluskey

Chair:  Dr Kate Rattray

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10.00 am – 10.45 am Free Papers – Audits

Chair: Dr Guy Bylsma

Surgical Outcomes of Trabeculectomy and Glaucoma Drainage Implant for Uveitic Glaucoma In A Tertiary Referral Hospital
Dr George Kong
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Patient reported outcomes of the Tecnis Symfony extended depth of focus IOL
Dr Simran Mangat
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Assessment of longitudinal changes in rod function in intermediate age-related macular degeneration using a dark- adapted chromatic perimeter
Dr Chinh Nguyen
10.45 am – 11.15 am Morning Tea – Sovereign Room
Scientific Session – Gretel and Marina Room
11.15 am – 11.45 am Surgery in patients with uveitis
Associate Professor Anthony Hall

Chair: Dr Lucy Goold

Presentation PDF
11.45 am – 12.15 pm Uveitis and glaucoma
Professor Peter McCluskey

Chair: Dr Lucy Goold

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12.15 pm – 2.00 pm Free Papers – Clinical cases

Chair: Associate Professor Nitin Verma and Dr Alex Hewitt

Iritis- Kids vs Adults
Dr Stephen Hing
Ocular Experience from Manchester – the Syphilis Capital of Europe
Dr Jane Wells
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To Be or not to TB…
Dr Will Yates
Thrombosed varix of the superior ophthalmic vein causing unilateral proptosis
Dr Chinh Nguyen
Efficacy and dynamics of self-targeting CRISPR/Cas constructs in the retina
Dr Alex Hewitt
The switch study: managing non responsive AMD
Associate Professor Nitin Verma
RANZCO has approved this CPD activity for 1 point per hour in the Clinical Expertise category, level 1

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Meeting Convenor

  • Dr Nitin Verma

Organising Committee

  • Clinical Associate Professor Paul McCartney
  • Associate Professor Alex Hewitt
  • Dr Andrew Jones
  • Dr Guy Bylsma
  • Dr Andrew Traill

Invited Speakers

  • Professor Peter McCluskey

Director, Save Sight Institute
Chair of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney

  • Professor Tony Hall

Principal, Eye Surgery Associates
Director of Ophthalmology, The Alfred Hospital

Venue

Hobart Function & Conference Centre

1 Elizabeth St, Hobart TAS 7000

www.hfcc.com.au

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