The Saudi Ophthalmology 2019 Symposium is the combined meeting of the 36th Annual Symposium of the King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital and the 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Saudi Ophthalmologic Society, in collaboration with the Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University (KSU).

The target audiences are ophthalmologists, ophthalmic pathologists, optometrists, orthoptists, ophthalmic nurses, ophthalmic assistants, ophthalmic technicians, and allied health professionals working in the field of eye care and prevention of blindness.

Al Faisaliah Hotel

King Fahad Road , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia .


Time Event/Topic speaker
9 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Anterior Segment Abdullah AlFawaz
9 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Wavefront-Guided and Q-based LASIK: Advantages and Limitations Dimitri Azar
9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. Haze Prevention after Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) Abdullah AlFawaz
9:25 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Topoguided PRK and CXL to Treat Irregular Cornea Majed AlObilan
9:40 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. My FLACS Experience Robert Kaufer
9:55 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Surgical Treatment of Astigmatism Dimitri Azar
10:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Best Way to Calculate IOL After Refractive Surgery Robert Kaufer
10:25 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Discussion None
9 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Glaucoma Sami AlShahwan
9 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery Revolution Jose Belda
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Are Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery for Everyone? Tobias Neuhann
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. UCP: Retreatment Options-Presentation of UBM Study from CHRU Lille Jean Rouland
9:45 a.m. - 10 a.m. Long-term Postoperative Results with a Trabecular Bypass Stent Combined with Small Incision Cataract Surgery in Patients with POAG, PEX or Ocular Hypertension Tobias Neuhann
10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Is It Possible to Do Refractive Surgery in Glaucoma Patients Jose Belda
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. UCP: Results of the European Clinical Study on Naieve of Surgery Patients Jean Rouland
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Discussion None
9 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Genetics Sawsan Nowilaty
9 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Introduction of Dr. Arif Khan None
9:05 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. Phenotype-Genotype Correlations for Early-onset Retinal Dystrophy (EORD) Arif Khan
9:25 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Retinal Findings in Heterozygous Carriers of Autosomal Recessive Bestrophinopathy Sawsan Nowilaty
9:40 a.m. - 10 a.m. ERG/VEP - When Should (and Shouldn't) We Request These Tests? Arif Khan
10 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Ocular Genetic Testing: Cost Effective Strategy Amani AlBakri
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. A Day in the ERG Clinic Arif Khan
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Discussion None
9 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Optometry Khalid Jamous
9 a.m. - 9:22 a.m. Measuring the Visual Capabilities of the Visually Impaired (Visual Acuity, Contrast Sensitivity, Visual Fields, Reading Performance) Ian L. Bailey
9:22 a.m. - 9:44 a.m. Determining Magnification Needs of Low Vision Patients Ian L. Bailey
9:44 a.m. - 10:06 a.m. Selecting the Most Appropriate Optical and Electronic Low Vision Aids Ian L. Bailey
10:06 a.m. - 10:28 a.m. Optical Aids for Visual Field Defects Ian L. Bailey
10:28 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Discussion None
10:40 a.m. - 11 a.m. Coffee Break
11 a.m. - noon Saudi Ophthalmology Society Gold Medal Lecture Ali AlRajhi
11 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. Introduction of Prof. Amod Gupta, MD Hatem Kalantan
11:05 a.m. - noon Unravelling the Conundrum of Ocular Tuberculosis Amod Gupta
noon - 1:15 p.m. Prayer & Lunch Break
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Anterior Segment (Presbyopia and Premium IOL) Abdullah Assiri
1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Surgical Treatment of Presbyopia Dimitri Azar
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Multifocal IOL’s: Past and Present Robert Kaufer
1:45 p.m. - 2 p.m. Pearls of Successful Start in Premium IOLs Abdullah Assiri
2 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Why Lens Apex Centration is Crucial for Premium IOLs Tobias Neuhann
2:10 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Visual Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction after Bilateral Implantation of a New Trifocal Diffractive Intraocular Lens Abdulmohsen AlMulhim
2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Minor Postop Correction for Big Satisfaction Robert Kaufer
2:35 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Pros and Cons of Currently Available Trifocal IOL’s Khalid AlArfaj
2:50 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. Premium IOLs in Extreme Cases Majed AlObilan
3:05 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Discussion None
1:15 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. Prevention of Blindness (Role of Recent Uveitis Management Evolutions in Prevention of Uveitis Related Visual Disability) Ma’an AlBarry
1:15 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Welcoming Remarks Ma’an AlBarry
1:20 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. Global Burden of Uveitic Blindness and Visual Impairment John Kempen
1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Causes of Uveitis in Saudi Arabia Mohammed AlShamrani, MD
2:55 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Causes of Uveitis among Saudi Children Khaled F. Tabbara
2:10 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Global Epidemiology of Tuberculosis and Uveitis Amod Gupta
2:25 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Visual Disability in Uveitic Diseases Abdullah AlFawaz
2:45 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. Uveitic Macular Edema and Visual Disability Hassan AlDhibi
3:05 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Discussion None
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Retina Mohammed Khuthaila
1:15 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. Factors Associated with Poor Adherence to Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Among Saudi Adults Manal M. AlWazae
1:25 p.m. - 1:35 p.m. The Value of Non-Mydriatic Fundus Camera Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy Among Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetic Patients: Hospital-Based Study Rakan K. AlSalem
1:35 p.m. - 1:38 p.m. Introduction of Dr. Adnan Tufail Patrik Schatz
1:38 p.m. - 2:38 p.m. Practical Applications of Machine Learning to Diabetic Eye Screening: Real World Outcomes Adnan Tufail
2:38 p.m. - 2:48 p.m. Validity of Automated Software Supported Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Compared to Digital Retinal Photograph Evaluation by Retina Subspecialist Ziaul Haq Yasir
2:48 p.m. - 2:58 p.m. Matrix Metalloproteinase-14 Is a Biomarker of Angiogenic Activity in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Ahmed Abu ElAsrar
2:58 p.m. - 3:08 p.m. Retinal Microvasculature Density Alteration in Type 2 Diabetes with and without Retinopathy Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Sara AlRuwaily
3:08 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Discussion None
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Pediatric Ophthalmology Amal AlHemidan
1:15 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. Introduction of Dr. Mohammad Jaafar Amal AlHemidan
1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m. Re-Operation in Monocular Superior Oblique Palsy Mohammad Jaafar
1:35 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Prevelance and Determinant of Refractive Status and Related Ocular Morbidity Fatimah Basakran
1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of the Saudi Population Towards Amblyopia Ibtehaj AlHarbi
1:55 p.m. - 2 p.m. Introduction of Dr. Federico Velez Shatha AlFuryahi
2 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Strabismus Secondary to Ocular Surgery Federico Velez
2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Botulinum Toxin, Indications, Success Rate and Complications in the Management Fatemah AlShamlan
2:25 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Superior Oblique Palsy / The Down Gaze Diplopia Mohammad Jaafar
2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. Workshop: Difficult Strabismus Cases Federico Velez
3:05 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Discussion None
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Prayer & Coffee Break
3:45 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. Anterior Segment (Refractive) Waleed AlTuwairqi
3:45 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. Course: Refractive Surgery: LASIK First Waleed AlTuwairqi, Khalid AlArfaj, Ma’an AlBarry, Alaa Dianasori, Bassam ElKady, and Ahmed AlKhawaja
3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Prevention of Blindness Shield Session (Role of Recent Uveitis Management Evolutions in Prevention of Uveitis Related Visual Disability) HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Ahmed
3:45 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Welcoming Remarks Ma’an AlBarry
3:50 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. Prevention of Blindness Shield Lecture “The Global Burden of Blindness and Visual Impairment” John Kempen
4:05 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. Role of Ocular Multimodal Imaging in Uveitis Management Amod Gupta
4:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Role of Corticosteroids Therapy in the Uveitis Management Amod Gupta
4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Role of Immunosuppressant Therapy in the Uveitis Management John Kempen
4:40 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Role of Biologic Therapy in the Uveitis Management Ahmed Abu Elasrar
4:50 p.m. - 5 p.m. Advances & Best Approaches in Uveitic Cataract Management Ma’an AlBarry
5 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. Advances & Best Approach in Uveitic Glaucoma Management Saleh AlObaidan
5:10 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Discussion None
3:45 p.m. - 3:52 p.m. Mystery Retina Cases Sawsan Nowilaty
3:45 p.m. - 3:52 p.m. CRVO Abdullah AlBahlal
3:52 p.m. - 3:59 p.m. Choroidal Neovascular Membrane Tariq AlZahem
3:59 p.m. - 4:06 p.m. Choroidal Melanoma Heba AlSharif
4:06 p.m. - 4:13 p.m. Vision Loss After Strabismus Surgery Haneen AlHujaili
4:13 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. What Are We Dealing With? Yahya AlZahrani
4:20 p.m. - 4:41 p.m. 3 Unknown Cases Adnan Tufail
4:41 p.m. - 4:48 p.m. Sub-internal Limiting Membrane Hemorrhage Hamad AlSubaie
4:48 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Acute Bilateral Impending Macular Holes Amjad Saifaldein
4:55 p.m. - 5:02 p.m. Nephropathic Cystinosis Omar AlAbdulsalam
5:02 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Discussion None
3:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Pediatric Ophthalmology Saleh AlMesfer
3:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Pediatric Lens Disorders Federico Velez
4 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Workup of Pediatric Cataracts Mohammad Jaafar
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. When Pediatric Cataract Is the First Sign of Systemic Disease Arif Khan
4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Lessons from the Infant Aphakia Study Federico Velez
4:40 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Long Term Outcome and Determination of Primary Pediatric Cataract Surgery Aljawhara AlDamri
4:50 p.m. - 5 p.m. High Myopia, Is It Isolated or Syndromic? A Clinical and Genetic Review Amani AlBakri
5 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Discussion None
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. SOS General Assembly (Auditorium A)
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Opening Ceremony

Time Event/Topic speaker
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Genetics/Glaucoma Arif Khan
9:30 a.m. - 9:35 a.m. Introduction of Dr. Elena Milla Dr. Elena Milla
9:35 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. Genetic Basis of Glaucoma Elena Milla
9:55 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Conditions that Can Be Mistaken as Pediatric Glaucoma Arif Khan
10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Pharmacogenetics of Glaucoma Elena Milla
10:35 a.m. - 11 a.m. Relevant Ocular Genetics: Anterior Segment Arif Khan
11 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Genetics of Syndromic Glaucoma Elena Milla
11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Discussion None
9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Retina Saad AlDahmash
9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. How Do You Approach It? Yahya AlZahrani
9:40 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Management of Retinal Detachment in Choroideremia Ali AlHalafi
9:50 a.m. - 10 a.m. How Far I Will Go Adel AlAkeely
10 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Subretinal Band: Keep It or Remove It? Abdulelah Abdullah
10:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Video 1 Antonio Capone
10:25 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Video 2 Antonio Capone
10:40 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Giant Retinal Tear Management Yahya AlZahrani
10:50 a.m. - 11 a.m. Subretinal Hemorrhage Hassan AlDhibi
11 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. PPV for Endophthalmitis Abdullah AlKharashi
11:10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Cataract for Vitreoretinal Surgeons Marcos Rubio
11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Video Case Michael Stewart
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Low Vision Workshop Khalid Jamous
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Workshop: Prescribing Low Vision Aids for Reading Vision Ian L. Bailey
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Advances in Ophthalmology by L V Prasad Eye Institute Saleh AlMesfer
9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Recent Advances in the Management of Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia Swathi Kaliki
9:50 a.m. - 10 a.m. Discussion None
10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Dry Eye Disease: Understanding the Epidemiology of a Modern Epidemic Sayan Basu
10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Discussion None
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Management of Advanced Retinoblastoma Swathi Kaliki
10:50 a.m. - 11 a.m. Discussion None
10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis (VKC): Freedom from the Vicious Cycle of Inflammation Sayan Basu
11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Discussion None
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Prayer & Lunch Break
2 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Glaucoma Essam Osman
2 p.m. - 2:14 p.m. Alternative Surgical Management in Glaucoma Associated with Sturge-Weber Syndrome Saleh AlObeidan
2:14 p.m. - 2:28 p.m. Deconstructing Trabeculectomy Keith Barton
2:28 p.m. - 2:42 p.m. Deep Sclerectomy in Uveitic Glaucoma Saleh AlObeidan
2:42 p.m. - 2:56 p.m. Congenital Glaucoma: Surgical Practice in France Jean Rouland
2:56 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Keys and Pearl to Improve Outcome of DS Jose Belda
3:10 p.m. - 3:24 p.m. NPGS in Advanced Glaucoma Faisal AlMobarak
3:24 p.m. - 3:38 p.m. Express Shunt in the Saudi Population Essam Osman
3:38 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Discussion None
2 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Retina Marwan Abouammoh
2 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Myopic Maculopathy Adnan Tufail
2:20 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. Osteoprotegerin is a New Regulator of Inflammation and Angiogenesis in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Ahmed Abu Elasrar
2:40 p.m. - 3 p.m. Applications and Advances in Fundus Autofluorescence Imaging Adnan Tufail
3 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Hydroxychloroquine Dosing and Toxicity in Ophthalmology Clinics Fadwa AlAdel
3:20 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Atrophic AMD: Where Now? Adnan Tufail
3:20 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Treatment of Primary Retinal Detachments with Non-Drainage Scleral Buckles: Should This Be the Preferred Surgery? Michael Stewart
3:40 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Discussion None
2 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Genetics Selwa AlHazzaa
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Pediatric Retinal Dystrophies and Dysfunctions: Basics and Illustrative Case Examples Arif Khan
2:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. The Future Direction of Inherited Retinal Gene Therapy; Transition from Bench to Bedside Towards Precision Medicine Selwa AlHazzaa and Basamat AlMoallem
3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Genetic Conditions We Should Not Miss Arif Khan
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Discussion None
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Anterior Segment (Cornea) Hani AlMezani
2 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Topical Tacrolimus in Thygeson’s Superficial Punctate Keratitis Samir Shoughy
2:10 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Corneal NV and Angiogenic Privilege Dimitri Azar
2:25 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. The Perils of Late Diagnosis of Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid Muhammad Ahad
2:40 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Long Term Outcomes of Penetrating Keratoplasty Versus Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty in Congenital Hereditary Endothelial Dystrophy Danya AlDahan
2:50 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. Corneal Wound Healing After Refractive Surgery Dimitri Azar
3:05 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Fumagillin in Microsporidial Keratitis Faisal AlJassar
3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m. Epithelial Growth Over Type 1 Boston Keratoprosthesis Sabah Jastaneiah
2:25 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. Tips for Successful Keratoplasty Abdullah Assiri
2:40 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Discussion None
3:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Prayer & Coffee Break
4 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Glaucoma Saad AlShamrani
4 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. New Innovations in Glaucoma Surgery Keith Barton
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sub-Conjunctival MIGS Keith Barton
4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Our Experience with Xen Elena Milla
4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Discussion None
4 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Pediatric/Retina 1 Hassan AlDhibi
4 p.m. - 4:02 p.m. Introduction of Dr. Antonio Capone Sulaiman AlSulaiman
4:02 p.m. - 4:22 p.m. FEVR/ PFVS: Management Considerations and Challenges Antonio Capone
4:22 p.m. - 4:42 p.m. Congential X-Linked Retinoschisis Antonio Capone
4:42 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Discussion None
4 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Pediatric Ophthalmology Workshop Ismael AlGhamdi
4 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Workshop: Management of Intermittent Exotropia Mohammad Jaafar
4 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Anterior Segment Saad AlHarbi
4 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Challenging Cases (PhacoExtrema Cases) Robert Kaufer
4:15 p.m. - 4:25 p.m. Challenges in Aniridia Managements Saad AlHarbi
4:25 p.m. - 4:35 p.m. Free-Floating FS-Laser Capsulotomy as Protection for the Compromised Endothelium Tobias Neuhann
4:35 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. My Current Technique for Scleral Fixated IOLs Robert Kaufer
4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m. Discussion None

Time Event/Topic speaker
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Pediatric/Retina 2 Sulaiman AlSulaiman
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Retina Imaging Course Adnan Tufail
9 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Retinopathy of Prematurity Kingdom-wide Tele-screening Project Saleh AlAmro
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Are We Screening Too Many Babies for ROP? Enas Magharbil
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide in Advanced Coats’ Disease Revisited: The Results of the King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital International Collaborative Retina Study Group Wael AlSakran
8:35 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Outcomes of Pediatric Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease in a Tertiary Eye Hospital Dhabiah AlQahtani
9:45 a.m. - 10 a.m. Discussion None
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Pediatric Ophthalmology Mohammed AlShamrani
8 a.m. - 8:10 a.m. The Outcomes of Cyclophotocoagulation in Pediatric Glaucoma Secondary to Sturge Weber Syndrome Adi AlOwaifeer
8:10 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Deep Sclerectomy Versus Combined Trabeculectomy Trabeculotomy in Congenital Glaucoma: A Randomized Clinical Trial Eman AlSharif
8:20 a.m. - 8:35 a.m. Management of Pediatric Aphakic Glaucoma Mohammad Jaafar
8:35 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Outcomes of Pediatric Vogt-Koynagi-Harada Disease in a Tertiary Eye Hospital Dhabiah AlQahtani
8:45 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. Incidence, Profile and Visual Outcome of Pediatric Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage Associated with Glaucoma Surgery Ashwaq AlAbeeri
8:55 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Ocular Bleeding as the First Manifestation of Hemophilia Eman AlSharif
9:05 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. An Atypical Presentation of Primary Congenital Glaucoma: A Report of Two Cases Acute Hydrops as a Presenting Manifestation of Congenital Glaucoma Abeer AlHazzani
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Workshop: Pediatric Ophthalmology Cases You Do Not Want to Miss Federico Velez
9:45 a.m. - 10 a.m. Discussion None
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Glaucoma Rizwan Malik
8 a.m. - 8:10 a.m. Quantitation of Iris Thickness in Normal Saudi Population Ziaul Haq Yasir
8:10 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. OCT Studies of Ganglion Cells Future or Present Jose Belda
8:20 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Evaluation with OCT of the Conjunctival Filtration Blebs Elena Milla
8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Functional Visual Ability and Quality of Life in Children with Glaucoma Abdulrahman AlDarrab
8:40 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Outcomes of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) in Corticosteroid-Induced Glaucoma Ibrahim AlObaida
8:50 a.m. - 9 a.m. Plan It Ahead of Time, Glaucoma Management during Pregnancy Leyla A. AlJasim
9 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Discussion None
9:10 a.m. - 10 a.m. Course: UBM Essam Osman
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Saudi Young Ophthalmologists Mohammad AlSemari
8 a.m. - 8:10 a.m. Randomized Clinical Trials; The Basics Abdullah AlBahlal
8:10 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Ophthalmology and Technology Abdulrahman Badawi
8:20 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Social Media & Ophthalmologists Omar AlAbbasi
8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. Swiss Cheese Model Abdullah AlJunaidel
8:40 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Coincidences in Ophthalmology Khaled AlMalki
8:50 a.m. - 9 a.m. A Concise Stepwise Approach to Detect a Malingering Patient Mohammad Abdulaal
9 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Community Service: Where Do We Stand? Ahmad AlRubaiaan
9:10 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Blast Eye Injury Ahmad AlSaleh
9:20 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Sudden Onset Loss of Vision in a Young Gentleman with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Receiving Ponatinib (Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor): A Case Report and Review of Literature Mashael AlKhayyal
9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Case Report: The Invisible Istent in Schlemm’s Canal Adel AlAhmadi
9:40 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Case Report: Choroidal Osteoma Nawaf AlMeqbel
9:50 a.m. - 10 a.m. Depression and Burn Out among Saudi Ophthalmology Residents Fatimah AlZaher
10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. King Khaled Memorial Lecture Saleh AlMesfer , Deepak Edward
10:15 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. King Khaled and King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital Saleh AlMesfer
10:20 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Introduction of Dr. Federico Velez Deepak Edward
10:25 a.m. - noon New Paths New Options: Amblyopia and Strabismus Treatment Based on Evidence Federico Velez
noon - 12:15 p.m. Announcement of Best Video & Poster Awards None
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Prayer & Lunch Break
1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Optometry Khalid Jamous
1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. The Development and Validation of an Arabic Continuous Text Near Acuity Chart Balsam AlAbdulkader
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Recognition Visual Acuity in Infants Using Face Optotypes Norah AlKanhal
1:45 p.m. - 2 p.m. Visual Resolution and Hyperacuity in Parkinson’s Disease Patients Mosaad AlHassan
2 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Visual Functions in Post-Concussion Syndrome Suhailah AlAmri
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Evaluation of Preschool Vision Screening by Teachers in Riyadh-Saudi Arabia Noura AlDossary
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Comparison of Ocular Trauma Severity Between Children and Adults from 2015 to 2018 at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) Albndari AlBayshi
2:45 p.m. - 3 p.m. Pediatric Vision Screening Amani AlJassas
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Discussion None
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Pediatric Ophthalmology Elham AlQahtani
1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Surgical Strategies in Duane Syndrome Federico Velez
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Upshoot and Downshoot in Duane Syndrome Mohammad Jaafar
1:45 p.m. - 2 p.m. Vertical Recti Transposition for Abduction Deficit Mohammed AlShamrani
2 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Congenital Cranial Dysinnervation Disorders (CCDDs) 2019 Arif Khan
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Acquired Adult Strabismus Federico Velez
2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Surgical Management of Brown Syndrome Mohammad Jaafar
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Discussion None
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Glaucoma Saleh AlObeidan
1:15 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. The Truth about Tubes Keith Barton
1:25 p.m. - 1:35 p.m. A Preliminary Comparison of the Aravind Aurolab Drainage Implant with the Baervedlt Glaucoma Implant – A Matched Case-Control Study Sara AlHilali
1:35 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. The Effect of Tube Ligation on the Safety and Efficacy of Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Surgery Adi AlOwaifeer
1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Ahmed Versus Baerveldt Elena Milla
1:55 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. Tubes in Challenging Cases Keith Barton
2:05 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Outcome of Tube Surgery in Congenital and Pediatric Glaucoma Faisal AlMobarak
2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Discussion None
2:25 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Course: Glaucoma Drainage Device Surgery for Adult and Pediatric Glaucoma: A Comprehensive Surgical Video Course Sameer Ahmed
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Saudi Young Ophthalmologists Sami AlShahwan
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Course: Burn Out and Stress Management Nasra AlGharbi, and Usama AlNeamy
3:15 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Prayer & Coffee Break
3:40 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Optometry Noura AlHabdan
3:40 p.m. - 3:53 p.m. Colorimetric Analysis to Evaluate the Farnsworth D15 and ColorDx D15 Color Vision Tests Ali AlMustanyir
3:53 p.m. - 4:06 p.m. The Prevalence and Predictors of Refractive Error Among School Children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Bashair AlNasser
4:06 p.m. - 4:19 p.m. Understanding the Difference Between Vision Screening and Eye Examination Amani AlJassas
4:19 p.m. - 4:32 p.m. Eye Examination for Children with Down Syndrome Ghada AlShaikh
4:32 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Management of Albino Patients in Optometry Clinic Yasmin Aboabat
4:45 p.m. - 5:58 p.m. A Promising Approach for Amblyopia Treatment in Adults: A Literature Review Riham Asiri
4:58 p.m. - 5:11 p.m. Myopia Control with Bifocal Contact Lenses Hanouf AlShammari
4:11 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Discussion None
3:40 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. Genetics Zuheer Rahbeeni
3:40 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Introduction of Dr. Zuheer Rahbeeni Aljawahra AlDamri
3:45 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. Prevention of Genetic Eye Disorders Zuheer Rahbeeni
4:05 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. Genetic Basis of Glaucoma Surgery Failure Elena Milla
4:20 p.m. - 5 p.m. A Review of Inherited Retinal Degenerations and Treatment Update Sawsan Nowilaty
5 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. Glaucoma Cases with Positive Mutational Diagnosis Influencing the Approach Elena Milla
5:20 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Discussion None
3:40 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Glaucoma Konrad Schargel
3:40 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Workshop: Up to Date Glaucoma Management Guideline Leyla A Ali AlDjasim, Konrad Schargel, Ohood Owaidha, Rizwan Malik, and Sameer Ahmad
4:40 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Course: Gonioscopy Essam Osman
3:40 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Young Ophthalmologists Ahmad AlRubiaan
3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Approach to Uveitis– Case Based Interactive Amod Gupta
4:10 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Back to Basics– Clinical Sign Based Interactive Amod Gupta
4:40 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Fundus Autofluorescence Tariq AlZahim
4:50 p.m. - 5 p.m. Fibrin Glue Uses in ophthalmology Majed AlSubaie
5 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. Phacoemulsification Complication Halah AlHulayel
5:10 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. Cataract Surgery in Extreme Axial Length Esraa AlSayed
5:20 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Overview of Types of Crosslinking Omar AlHadlaq

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Committees

Dr. Hatem Kalantan

Deputy President, Saudi Ophthalmology Society Associate Professor and Consultant Ophthalmologist Head in Cornea, External Eye, Diseases and Refractive Surgery Unit Department of Ophthalmology College of Medicine, King Saud University

Organizing Committee

Dr. Faisal AlMobarak

Associate Professor and Consultant Department of Ophthalmology College of Medicine, King Saud University

Organizing Committee

Dr. Diego Strianese

Director, Medical Education King Khalid Eye Hospital

Organizing Committee

Dr. Ahmed Aleid

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital Riyadh

Organizing Committee

Dr. Saudi Al Zahrani

Director, Medical TV King Khaled Eye Hospital, Riyadh

Organizing Committee

Dr. Mohammed Fasiuddin

Exhibitions & Registration, Coordinator Saudi Ophthalmological Society and Red Sea Ophthalmology Symposium

Organizing Committee

Dr. Majed Wahbi

Public Relations Manager Saudi Ophthalmological Society Riyadh

Organizing Committee

Mr. Hessah AlOmran

Secretary Medical Education Department King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital Riyadh

Organizing Committee

Dr. Abdulaziz AlRajhi

Chief Executive Officer Senior Consultant Cornea and Refractive Surgery King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Steering Commitee

Dr. Hatem Kalantan

Deputy President, Saudi Ophthalmology Society Associate Professor and Consultant Ophthalmologist Head in Cornea, External Eye, Diseases and Refractive Surgery Unit Department of Ophthalmology College of Medicine, King Saud University

Steering Commitee

Dr. Abdullah AlFawaz

Consultant & Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology

Steering Commitee

Eng. Ali A. Al Rajhi Ali

Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist

Steering Commitee

Dr. Diego Strianese

Director, Medical Education King Khalid Eye Hospital

Steering Commitee

Eng. Ali A. Al Rajhi Ali

Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist

Scientific Committee

Dr. Faisal Mobarak

Department of Ophthalmology College of Medicine

Scientific Committee

Dr. Khalid Fahad Jamous

Low Vision Consultant Department of Ophthalmology College of Medicine

Scientific Committee

Eng. Maan Al Barry

Associate Professor, Taibah University Consultant Ophthalmologist

Scientific Committee

Dr. Saad Al Harbi

Consultant Member, Anterior Segment Division King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Scientific Committee

Dr. Sulaiman Al Sulaiman

Consultant II Member, Vitreoretinal Division King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Scientific Committee

Dr. Abdulelah Abdullah

Consultant II Member, Vitreoretinal Division King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Scientific Committee

Dr. Mohammed Shamrani

Chairman of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Scientific Committee

Dr. Amani Bakri

Associate Consultant Pediatric Division King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital Riyadh

Scientific Committee

Dr. Hani AlMezaine

Consultant Ophthalmologist King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

Scientific Committee

Dr. Ismail AlGhamdi

Consultant Ophthalmologist King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

Scientific Committee

Dr. Abullah AlMousa

Assistant Professor Department of Ophthalmology Faculty of Medicine, King Saud University

Scientific Committee

Dr. Amal Alhemidan

Chairman of Exam of Saudi Board of Ophthalmology

Scientific Committee

Dr. Waleed Tuwarqi

Senior Ophthalmology Consultant

Scientific Committee

Dr. Mohammed Khuthaila

Consultant Ophthalmologist King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center

Scientific Committee

Dr. Konrad Schargel

Consultant I Member, Glaucoma Division King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Scientific Committee