ASCRS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

ASCRS Virtual Annual Meeting Program

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The meeting takes place on 16-17 May, each day from

  • 8am – 6pm EDT (Boston)
  • 14:00 – 24:00 Uhr MESZ (Berlin)

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Scientific papers and posters by SCHWIND users

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Virtual ASCRS Paper Session: SPS-115 - Refractive Procedure Comparisons: PRK, LASIK  
Saturday, May 16th, 2020: 07:30 to 09:00 AM; VM-1, Virtual Room 8  

Ritika Dalal, MBBS, DNB (09:05 AM)
Contralateral Evaluation of Epithelial Remodelling and Long-Term Outcomes of Single Step Trans 
PRK on Different Excimer Laser Platforms (SCHWIND AMARIS 1050RS, SmartSurfACE

Virtual ASCRS Paper Session: SPS-109 - Keratorefractive complications  
Saturday, May 16th, 2020: 07:30 to 09:30 AM; VM-1, Virtual Room 7 

Mukhtar Bizrah, MBBS, FRCOphth (07:40 AM) 
Topography-guided photorefractive keratectomy for correction of irregular astigmatism following 
penetrating keratoplasty (SCHWIND AMARIS 1050RS) 

Simon P. Holland, MD, FRCS (08:50 AM) 
Topography-Guided Photorefractive Keratectomy for Irregular Astigmatism after Radial Keratotomy 
Using a High-Speed Laser (SCHWIND AMARIS 1050RS) 

Virtual ASCRS Paper Session: SPS-205 - Refractive Procedures: PRK, LASIK, SMILE, Phakic 
IOLs/Inlays/Rings; Saturday, May 16th, 2020: 10:30 to 12:00 AM; VM-1, Virtual Room 8 

Mukhtar Bizrah, MBBS, FRCOphth (10:40 AM) 
Meeting high expectations: Trans-Epithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy (TE-PRK) for very low 
myopic and astigmatic corrections. (SCHWIND AMARIS 1050RS, SmartSurfACE

Virtual ASCRS Paper Session: SPS-215 – Refractive Procedure Outcomes: PRK, LVC, LASIK   
Saturday, May 16th, 2020: 01:30 to 03:00 PM; VM-1, Virtual Room 8

David TC. Lin, MD, FRCS (01:30 PM) 
Immediate visual recovery after photorefractive keratectomy with new laser beam profile (AMARIS 
1050RS, SmartSurfACE)

Mukhtar Bizrah, MBBS, FRCOphth (01:57 PM) 
Topography-guided photorefractive keratectomy and collagen cross-linking for post-LASIK ectasia 

Adelya N. Karimova, MD, PhD (02:17 PM) 
High-frequency excimer laser platforms for LASIK procedures in low-to-moderate myopia: 1050 Hz 
vs 1100 Hz (SCHWIND AMARIS 1050RS)
David TC. Lin, MD, FRCS (02:44 PM) 
Result of trans-epithelial photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for extreme myopia with high speed 
excimer laser and advanced laser beam profile (SCHWIND AMARIS 1050RS, TransPRK)

ASCRS Paper Session: SPS-307 – Keratoconus: Artificial Intelligence/Algorithms, CXL, PRK 
Saturday, May 16th, 2020: 04:30 to 06:00 PM; VM-1, Virtual Room 5

Simon P. Holland, MD, FRCS (05:13 PM) 
Two-year outcome of topography-guided photorefractive keratectomy with collagen cross-linking for 
keratoconus (AMARIS 1050RS, TransPRK)
Ritika Dalal, MBBS, DNB (05:18 PM) 
Long term outcome of topo-guided removal of epithelium in keratoconus (TREK): customized 
approach of tissue saving ablation in keratoconus (KC) (SCHWIND AMARIS 1050RS) 


ASCRS Electronic Posters 

David TC. Lin, MD, FRCS 
Outcome of photorefractive keratectomy with advanced beam profile for myopia. (SCHWIND 

Emilio A. Torres Netto, MD 
Stromal bed smoothness after excimer laser surface ablation as a key element for the expression of 
inflammatory genes (SCHWIND AMARIS 750S)

Alex P. Lange, MD  
Topography guided PRK and crosslinking in keratokonus - comparison of 2-year data between 
different study sites (SCHWIND AMARIS 1050RS) 

Wei Zhao, PhD 
A Comparative Study on Correction of Corneal Aberrations By Wavefront-Optimized and Corneal 
Wavefront-Guided LASIK with Amaris Excimer Laser (SCHWIND AMARIS 750S) 

Wei Zhao, PhD 
Comparison of visual quality after LASIK with different diameter corneal flap made by femtosecond 
laser (SCHWIND AMARIS 750S) 


ASCRS Scientific Films. Film category: new techniques 

Pooja Mehta, MBBS, MS 
Topo-Guided Removal of Epithelium in Keratoconus (TREK): A Novel Tissue Sparing Customised