PARD 2021 Program

Anterior Segment

Saturday, 10 July 2021

9:00-9:05 Lihteh Wu (Costa Rica) & Arturo Ramirez Miranda (Mexico)
9:05-9:10 Alejandro Navas (Mexico)
Subconjunctival sirolimus-loaded liposomes for the treatment of moderate to severe dry eye disease
9:10-9:15 Caberry Yu (Canada)
Pain control for corneal abrasions: a meta-analysis of six topical interventions
9:15-9:20 Shayan Shokoohi (Canada)
Effect of bevacizumab on the viability and metabolism of human corneal cells
9:20-9:25 Nikolaos Katsinas (Spain)
Olive pomace phenolic compounds can inhibit inflammatory and oxidative–related diseases of human ocular surface epithelium
9:25-9:30 Po Hsiang (Shawn) Yuan (Canada)
Retrospective large-cohort evaluation of trans-epithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) for recurrent corneal erosion syndrome (RCES)
9:30-9:35 Roberto González-Salinas (Mexico)
Safety and Efficacy of Lotilaner Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% for the Treatment of Demodex Blepharitis: The EUROPA Study
9:35-9:40 Salvador Garza (Mexico)
Evaluation of meibography scores as age increases in Hispanic patients
9:40-9:45 Ahmed Amayem (Canada)
A Non-Contact Corneal Aesthesiometer (NCCA) Validation Study in Normal Eyes
9:45-9:50 Mhamed Ouzzani (Algeria)
Stability of Corneal Topographic Changes After Long-Term Orthokeratology
9:50-9:55 Rossen Hazarbassanov (Brazil)
Evaluation of keratoconus detection from elevation, topography and pachymetry raw data using machine learning
9:55-10:00 Ricardo Soares (Portugal)
Topical Insulin- Utility and results in refractory Neurotrophic Keratopathy in stages 2 and 3
10:00-10:05 Isaac Vidal Paredes (Mexico)
Evaluation of pirfenidone and pirfenidone-loaded liposomes for treating chemical corneal injury
10:05-10:10 Matthew Fung (Canada)
Development of a Novel Bioartificial Surgical Outflow Tract Model for Rapid Screening of Anti-Fibrotics Adjuvants
10:10-10:15 Simran Mangwani Mordani (Mexico)
Short-Term Effects on Corneal Endothelial Cell Density and Morphology After Deep Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE)
10:15-10:20 Alicia Goyeneche (Canada)
Deleterious genotoxic, metabolic, and oxidative stress effects of sunlight exposure on keratinocytes and fibroblasts
10:20-10:25 Judith Zavala (Mexico)
Restoration of corneal clarity after transplantation of an engineered corneal endothelium: preliminary in vivo model
10:25-10:30 Luis Rodríguez (Mexico)
Accelerated corneal cross-linking in pediatric patients with keratoconus from the northeast of Mexico: A 3-year follow-up
10:30-10:35 Renato Leca (Brazil)
Study of the corneal temperature variation during photo-refractive procedures
10:35-10:40 María Pinazo-Durán (Spain)
Characterization of dolphin tear metabolomics
10:40-10:45 Ignacio Rodríguez-Una (Spain)
Early lensectomy in patients with pseudoexfoliation: long-term outcomes of effectiveness and safety
10:45-10:50 Miguel Hernández-Delgado (Mexico)
Patient profile and outcomes regarding intraocular lens type selection in presbyopic hispanic population
10:50-10:55 Anna Paula Nassaralla (Brazil)
Impact of visual changes on falls and postural control in patients diagnosed with senil cataract in Anápolis, Goiás, Brazil
10:55-11:00 Georges Nassrallah (Canada)
Objective Analysis of Capsulorhexis factors and Posterior Capsular Opacification in 246 Post-Mortem Eyes
11:00-11:05 José A Villa-Carpes (Spain)
Visual Acuity Changes with Time Following Vision through Bangerter Filters
11:05-11:10 Andrew Smith ()
The cost, components and affordability of eye examinations in optometry practices in Western Nova Scotia, Canada.
11:10-11:15 Denise Loya (Mexico)
Scleral lenses for the management of corneal irregularities. Visual and aberrometric outcomes in Mexico.
11:15-11:20 Rémy Marcotte-Collard (Canada)
The Effect of Optic Zone Diameter on Choroidal Response Using Bifocal Soft Multifocal Contact Lenses
11:20-11:25 Adnan Alawami (Canada)
Visual Outcomes and Complications of Corneal Transplant With and Without Previous Glaucoma Surgery
11:25-11:30 Dominique Geoffrion (Canada)
Tear film cytokine profiles of Boston keratoprosthesis patients with and without glaucoma
11:30-11:35 José A. Fernández-Albarral (Spain)
Changes in cytokine and growth factor levels at different time points after experimental glaucoma induction.
11:35-11:40 Perrine Tami (Canada)
Factors Influencing Follow-up Appointment Delays in Glaucoma Practices
11:40-11:45 Mónica Melo (Brazil)
Association of ABCA1 rs2472493 and GAS7 rs9913911 variants with POAG in a Brazilian population
11:45-11:50 María del Mar Schilt-Catafal (Spain)
Quantitative analysis of the three macular capillary plexuses in Open-Angle Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA)
11:50-11:55 Faisal Jarrar (Canada)
Optic Disc Photography vs. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in Detection of Glaucoma Progression
11:55-12:00 Emiliano Terán (Mexico)
Machine-Learning Predictor of Refractive Error from Foveal Pit Characteristics
12:00-12:05 Irving Domínguez Varela (Mexico)
Ophthalmological care during COVID-19 times. Perspectives from a Mexican eye healthcare system
12:05-12:10 Gustavo Gameiro (Brazil)
Orbicularis Oculi Muscle morphometry alterations in Hemifacial Spasm
12:10-12:15 Hiroaki Ito (Canada)
Histopathological and immunohistochemical study of metastatic orbital tumors
12:15-12:20 Arjan Dhoot (Canada)
Factors Affecting the Time to Publication in Ophthalmology Journals: A Comprehensive Bibliometric Analysis
12:20-12:23 Arturo Ramirez Miranda (Mexico)
Introduction of Keynote speaker Dr. Anthony Aldave
12:23-12:35 Anthony Aldave (USA)
Keynote: COVID and the Cornea: from Controversy to Consensus
12:35-12:40 Lihteh Wu (Costa Rica) & Arturo Ramirez Miranda (Mexico)
Q&A / End program / reminder for 17 July Posterior program


Posterior Segment

Saturday, 17 July 2021


Lihteh Wu (Costa Rica) & Arturo Ramirez Miranda (Mexico)


Lihteh Wu (Costa Rica)
Introduction of Keynote speaker Dr. R.V. Paul Chan


R.V. Paul Chan (USA)
Keynote lecture: Innovations in ROP Management: The PAAO and Global Collaborations


Lihteh Wu (Costa Rica)
Q&A / Intro regular Program


Cody Lo (Canada)
Risk of Requiring Glaucoma Surgery following Intravitreal anti-VEGF Injections: A Case-Control Study


David Sousa (Portugal)
Retinal vascular reactivity in type 1 diabetes patients without retinopathy using optical coherence tomography angiography


Anastasiya Vinokurtseva (Canada)
Treatment of ocular inflammation: effects of COX-2 acetylating immuno-resolvents (CAIRs) in THP-1-derived macrophages and a rat model of endotoxin-induced uveitis


Bruno Ferreira (Brazil)
Assessment of Parafoveal Retinal Vasculature in Behçet’s Syndrome using Optical Coherence Tomography Angriography


Joana Mesquita (Portugal)
Comparison of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors (VEGFs) A and B with diabetic retinopathy severity and diabetic macular edema. Correlation between growth factors and anatomical parameters


Christos Boutopoulos (Canada)
A smart vitrector equipped by a fiber-based OCT sensor mitigates simulated iatrogenic retinal injuries during vitrectomy in pigs


María Madeira (Portugal)
Retinal neurodegeneration in type 2 diabetic individuals with mild retinopathy is independent of retinopathy severity progression: a 5-year longitudinal study


María Esther Santos Blanco (Spain)
Retiprogram: A Clinical Decision Support System for Diabetic Retinopathy with Predictive Value


Anne Xuan-Lan Nguyen (Canada)
Correlating retinal blood vessel movements with other clinical signs in progressing retinal degenerations.


Manlong Xu (Canada)
How do RA and SLE patients differ while on long-term hydroxychloroquine therapy?


Alicia Canalejo (Spain)
Myopic choroidal neovascularization: prognostic factors with a PRN regimen of Anti-VEGF therapy


Armin Farahvash (Canada)
Understanding the Mechanism of Retinal Displacement Following Surgical Management of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: A Computer Simulation Model


Ojas Srivastava (Canada)
Anti-VEGF switch therapy from bevacizumab to aflibercept in radiation retinopathy secondary to uveal melanoma


Ivan Fernandez-Bueno (Spain)
Retinal cells death rates in in vitro neuroretinal degeneration model: preliminary data


Supriya Arora (Bahamas)
One year outcome and predictors of treatment outcome in central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR): multimodal imaging based analysis


Simrat Sodhi (United Kingdom)
Utilisation of Machine Learning to quantify fluid volume of wet age-related macular degeneration (wARMD) patients based on swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) imaging: The ONTARIO Study


Tomás Loureiro (Portugal)
Quantitative Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Biomarkers in a Treat-and-Extend Dosing Regimen in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A 24-Months Follow-up Study


João Leite (Portugal)
Optical coherence tomography biomarkers as prognostic factors in diabetic macular edema treatment with ranibizumab – vitrectomized versus non-vitrectomized eyes


Timothy Yu (Canada)
Collaborative Diabetic Retinopathy Severity Classification of Optical Coherence Tomography Data through Federated Learning


Paula Subirada Caldarone (Argentina)
The neurotrophin receptor p75NTR as a new player in the development of choroidal neovascularization


Sarah Roy (Canada)
Membrane affinity of different segments of lecithin retinol acyltransferase


Kenzo Tomishige (Brazil)
Comparison of depressive symptoms between age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma patients who live in a developing country.


Natalia Binczyk (Canada)
Frequency of anti-VEGF intravitreal injections (IVI) after post-injection endophthalmitis in patients with neovascular age related macular degeneration (nvD)


Deborah Villafranca-Baughman (Canada)
Glia-derived S100ß promotes pericyte-mediated capillary constriction and reduced blood flow in glaucomatous and ischemic retinas


Inés López Cuenca (Spain)
Assessment of macular thickness changes by OCT in asymptomatic relatives of Alzheimer’s disease patients


Sabiha Hacibekiroglu (Canada)
Safe and immune-tolerant ‘designer’ RPE cells towards the treatment of age-related macular degeneration


Inés Marques (Portugal)
Microaneurysm Turnover in eyes with mild nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy is associated with progression and development of sight-threatening complications: a 5-year longitudinal study


Mariana da Palma (Brazil)
Phenotypic and genotypic spectrum of HGSNAT-related retinopathy


Elena Salobrar-García (Spain)
Choroidal changes as a biomarker of cerebral amyloid angiopathy in mild Alzheimer’s disease patients.


Bonnie He (Canada)
Outcomes of scleral buckle after failed pneumatic retinopexy


Daniela Santos (Portugal)
ACE2-overexpression protects RPE cells from inflammation and oxidative stress


Diogo Bitoque (Portugal)
PAEMA nonviral vectors display enhanced gene transfer ability in retinal cells


Mohamed Abdouh (Canada)
Effects of Spectrum of Wavelengths of Blue-Light on Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells


Christina Mastromonaco (Canada)
Drusen Quantification of Eye Bank Eyes Implanted with or without Blue-Light Filtering IOLs: a Histopathological Study


Arthur Nassaralla (Brazil)
Predominantely hemorragic lesion in nD and response to Anti-VEGF treatment


Prisca Bustamante (Canada)
Potential mechanism of action of Mifepristone as antitumor treatment in Uveal melanoma


Kelly Coutant (Canada)
Impact of melanomic extracellular vesicles in the metastatic process of uveal melanoma


Anna Camos-Carreras (Spain)
Functional tests and ganglion cell complex measured with optical coherence tomography in Autosomal Dominant Optic Atrophy.


Sabrina Bergeron (Canada)
Optical biopsies of peri-ocular skin cancers: how OCT imaging can heighten accessibility to specialized healthcare by telemedicine.


Gustavo Ortiz-Morales (Mexico)
CyberKnife Robot-Assisted Radiosurgery for Ciliochoroidal Melanoma: Early Results in Mexico.