Scientific sessions

Day 1

Time: 8 am to 5 pm

12 July, 8 am to 5 pm at V.D.Swamy auditorium in Padma Bhushan Shri S.S. Badrinath campus of Sankara Nethralaya

Morning Session:

  • Session 1: Basic science: New insights in ROP and neurodevelopment Highlights: Perinatal factors in ROP progression, role of Oxygen saturation and cytokines in development of ROP and biomarkers for screening
  • Session 2: Screening guidelines and protocols Highlights: New ROP classification, screening guidelines and strategies
  • Session 3: ROP- Paradigms in management Highlights: Challenges in laser, diagnosis and anti-vegf injections in management of ROP
  • Session 4: ROP surgeries part 1 Highlights: Surgical management of advanced ROP
  • Session 4: ROP surgeries part 2 Highlights: Additional techniques and decision making in advanced ROP and late sequela
  • Session 5: Imaging in ROP Highlights: Imaging ROP: The use of ultrasound, FFA, OCT and OCTA in diagnosis and prognosis

Day 2

Time: 7:30 am to 1:30 pm

13 July, 7:30 am to 1:30 pm at V.D.Swamy auditorium in Padma Bhushan Shri S.S. Badrinath campus of Sankara Nethralaya
  • Session 6:Free paper presentation
  • Session 7: Newer advances in ROP screening and treatment Highlights: Artificial intelligence in ROP managment, Comparing Anti- Vegf injections, progression of ROP
  • Session 8: Rehabilitation and long term care Highlights: Development and management of myopia, glaucoma, surgical outcomes, life-threatening situations in ROP, visual rehabilitation using low visual aids
  • Session 9: Medicolegal aspects in ROP Highlights: Case based scenario discussions with medico legal experts, neonatologists and ophthalmologists