COS 1: Current Concepts I

Friday, June 19, 0800–1000


At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe prevention, diagnosis and treatment paradigms for retinopathy of prematurity
  • Integrate new strategies to improve results in ptosis surgery
  • Describe management options for pigment epithelial detachment


Harminder Dua
Ann Hellström
Don O. Kikkawa
David Sarraf


Yvonne M. Buys
Jane Gardiner


0800 President’s welcome · Allan Slomovic
0805 Local welcome on behalf of the British Columbia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons / UBC Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
· Dharminder S. Dhanda
0810 Chair’s welcome and introductions
Yvonne M. Buys
0815 Retinopathy of prematurity: prediction, prevention and treatment · Ann Hellström
0825 Discussion
0830 How to achieve your best results in ptosis surgery · Don O. Kikkawa
0840 Discussion
0845 Pterygium surgery: how to prevent recurrence, how treat recurrence · Harminder Dua
0855 Discussion
0900 Management of pigment epithelial detachment in the era of intravitreal pharmacotherapy · David Sarraf
0910 Discussion
0915 COS Awards of Excellence: Paper and poster winners · G. Robert LaRoche
0940 Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award
0945 Lifetime Achievement Award presented posthumously to Charles Pavlin [Margaret Pavlin] · Jeff Hurwitz