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Host Society
Japanese Ophthalmological Society
Host Organization
Yamagata Univ Faculty of
Medicine Department of
Ophthalmology and Visual Science
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Program

Time Schedule

Special Lecture

Special Lecture 1 Saturday, April 9 14:10-15:10 (Room 1, Main Hall, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
Multimodal analysis of retinal functional disorder after retinal detachment
Speaker:
Hiroko Terasaki
(Nagoya Univ)
Chair:
Tatsuro Ishibashi
(Kyushu Univ)
Special Lecture 2 Friday, April 8 13:50-14:50 (Room 1, Main Hall, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
The Anti-Aging Approach for Ocular Disorders - from dry eye to myopia
Speaker:
Kazuo Tsubota
(Keio Univ)
Chair:
Yuichi Ohashi
(Ehime Univ)

Invited Lecture

Invited Lecture 1 Friday, April 8 11:20-12:20 (Room 1, Main Hall, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
The Past and Future of OCT from an Inventor's Perspective
Speaker:
David Huang
(Oregon Health & Sci Univ, USA)
Chair:
Kazuaki Kadonosono
(Yokohama City Univ SVR)
Invited Lecture 2 Saturday, April 9 10:40-11:40 (Room 1, Main Hall, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
Change of medical education during these 20 years in Japan
Speaker:
Takamasa Kayama
(Yamagata Univ, Advanced Cancer Sci/President,
The Japan Neurosurgical Society)
Chair:
Hidetoshi Yamashita
(Yamagata Univ Faculty of Medicine)

Council Designated Lectures

Science existing in an eye surgery Saturday, April 9 15:10-17:40 (Room 1, Main Hall, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
Chair:
Yuichiro Ogura
(Nagoya City Univ)
Sustainability of anterior segment surgery
Speaker:
Kazunori Miyata
(Miyata Eye Hosp)
Updates in highly myopic complications, the underlying pathology and cutting edge treatment
 
Yasushi Ikuno
(Ikuno Eye Ctr)
The science of glaucoma surgery
 
Toshihiro Inoue
(Kumamoto Univ)

Symposium

Symposium 1 Thursday, April 7 9:00-10:30 (Room 1, Main Hall, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
Tell it like it is for the future vitrectomy
Organizer:
Fumio Shiraga
(Okayama Univ)
 
Kazuaki Kadonosono
(Yokohama City Univ SVR)
Results of retinal endovascular surgery for central retinal vein occlusion
 
Atsushi Hayashi
(Toyama Univ)
New surgical procedures for refractory macular hole
 
Yuki Morizane
(Okayama Univ)
Inverted ILM flap method for myopic macular holes and retinal detachment
 
Yasushi Ikuno
(Ikuno Eye Ctr)
The application of pulsed water jets in vitreoretinal surgery
 
Hiroshi Kunikata
(Tohoku Univ)
Transplantation of induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived RPE Sheets
 
Yasuo Kurimoto
(1.Kobe City Med Ctr General Hosp 2.Inst of
 Biomedical Research and Innovation Hosp)
Potential Future Cell Therapies for Age Related Macular Degeneration
 
Allen C. Ho
(1.Wills Eye Hosp 2.Thomas Jefferson Univ, USA)

International Symposium

International Symposium 1Thursday, April 7 15:30-17:00(Room 2, Tachibana, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
【Ocular infection and inflammation】
The cutting edge of the management of infectious keratitis
Director:
Hiroshi Eguchi
(Kinki Univ, Sakai)
Organizers:
Yoshikazu Shimomura
(Kinki Univ)
 
Yoshitsugu Inoue
(Tottori Univ)
Strategy of infectious keratitis
 
Choun-Ki Joo
(Seoul St.Mary's Hosp, Korea)
Treatment strategies for infectious keratitis
 
Takashi Suzuki
(Ehime Univ)
Perspective and the treatment strategy of cytomegalovirus corneal endotheliitis
 
Soon Phaik Chee
(Singapore Nat Eye Ctr, Singapore)
Next generation sequencing analysis of ocular samples
 
Hiroshi Eguchi
(Kinki Univ, Sakai)
International Symposium 2
Thursday, April 7 9:00-10:30(Room 5, Sakura 2, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
【Glaucoma】Hot topics in diagnosis and management of glaucoma
Director:
Tomomi Higashide
(Kanazawa Univ)
Organizers:
Kazuhisa Sugiyama
(Kanazawa Univ)
 
Makoto Aihara
(Tokyo Univ)
[Keynote] New Imaging Insights with OCT
 
Balwantray C Chauhan
(Dalhousie Univ, Canada)
Management of angle closure disease - research into practice
 
Rahat Husain
(Singapore Natl Eye Ctr)
Ocular Hypertension: Risk assessment and cost-effectiveness of treatment
 
Poemen Pui-Man Chan
(Chinese Univ of Hong Kong)
International Symposium 3
Thursday, April 7 10:40-12:10(Room 5, Sakura 2, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
【Refractive surgery and Cataract】
Posterior capsular opacification: Biology and Pathology
Director:
Shizuya Saika
(Wakayama Med Univ)
Organizers:
Daijiro Kurosaka
(Iwate Med Univ)
 
Shizuya Saika
(Wakayama Med Univ)
Pathology of posterior capsule opacification in pseudophakic cadaver eyes
 
Liliana Werner
(Univ of Utah, USA)
Tropomyosin and its relationship with posterior capsular opacity
 
Eri Kubo
(Kanazawa Med Univ)
Regulating TGF β-mediated EMT leading to cataract
 
Frank J Lovicu
(Univ of Sydney, Australia)
Matricellular proteins modulate TGFβ/Smad signal in EMT in an injured lens
 
Osamu Yamanaka
(Wakayama Med Univ)
Prevention of PCO by inhibition of EMT and cell proliferation
 
Choun-Ki Joo
(Seoul St.Mary's Hosp, Korea)
International Symposium 4
Thursday, April 7 13:50-15:20(Room 5, Sakura 2, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
【Cornea】
New Understandings of the Ocular Surface
Director:
Yuichi Hori
(Toho Univ, Omori)
Organizers:
Jun Shimazaki
(Tokyo Dent Coll, Ichikawa)
 
Yuichi Hori
(Toho Univ, Omori)
The role of Langerhans cell on dry eye induced neuroinflammation in cornea
 
Hyung Keun Lee
(Yonsei Univ Coll of Med, Korea)
New Drug Delivery System for the Treatment of Dry Eye
 
Kyung Chul Yoon
(Chonnam Natl Univ, Korea)
The effect of Ectodysplasin-A on the homeostasis of ocular surface
 
Wei Li
(Eye Inst of Xiamen Univ, China)
Role of impaired corneal innervations in diabetic epithelial wound healing
 
Qingjun Zhou
(Shandong Eye Inst, China)
Corneal Epitheliotrophic Capacity: Platelet Lysate and Other Blood-derivatives
 
Wei-Li Chen
(Natl Taiwan Univ Hosp)
International Symposium 5
Thursday, April 7 15:30-17:00(Room 5, Sakura 2, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
【Retina】
Retinal diseases: from bench to bedside
Director:
Susumu Ishida
(Hokkaido Univ)
Organizers:
Susumu Ishida
(Hokkaido Univ)
 
Yoko Ozawa
(Keio Univ)
Aniseikonia change after early ERM peel
 
Hyoung Jun Koh
(Yonsei Univ Severance Hosp, Korea)
Wnt and Telomere Pathways in Inherited Proliferative Retinopathies
 
Shizuo Mukai
(Harvard Med Sch, USA)
The role of Notch in the hyaloid vascular regression
 
Yoshinobu Odaka
(Cincinnati Children's Hosp Med Ctr, USA)
Developing cures for retinal diseases associated with visual cycle impairments
 
Akiko Maeda
(Case Western Reserve Univ, USA)
Visual Cycle Modulation and Degenerative Retinal Diseases
 
Ryo Kubota
(Acucela Inc, USA)

JOS-ARVO Joint Symposium

JOS-ARVO Joint SymposiumThursday, April 7 9:00-10:30(Room 2, Tachibana, Sendai International Center Conference Bldg)
Epidemiology of Eye Diseases: Now and in the Future
Moderators:
Taiji Sakamoto
(Kagoshima Univ)
 
Ryo Kawasaki
(Public Health, Yamagata Univ)
Future Directions for Epidemiological Studies in Ophthalmology
 
Ryo Kawasaki
(Public Health, Yamagata Univ)
Epidemiology of Glaucoma in Japan
 
Tetsuya Yamamoto
(Gifu Univ)
Genetic Epidemiology of Eye Diseases in Singapore and Global Meta-Analysis
 
Ching-Yu Cheng
(Singapore Eye Research Inst)
Recent findings from the Blue Mountains Eye Study
 
Bamini Gopinath
(Univ of Sydney, Australia)