Course 6

Sponsored by: Safa & Marwa and Optovue, AMICO and Nidek , Topcon
Number of Candidates: 20 candidates
Aim of Course: Understanding basics of structural OCT and how the machines work and interpretation of findings. interpretation of findings.
Course Directors: Karim Adly, Ziad El Daly
Instructors: Mohamed Sharaf, Tarek Hemeida

Course Details:

14:00 – 15:00    Didactic presentations:

14:00 – 14:10
Basis aspects; how does OCT work, evolution of OCT technology, interpretation of normal scans

Karim Adly

14:10 – 14:22
Role of in DME and vascular disorders including RVO

Ziad Al Daly

14:22 – 14:34
Role of OCT in AMD

Mohamed Sharaf

14:34 – 14:46
Role of OCT in high myopia

Karim Adly

14:46 – 14:58
OCT in pachychoroid diseases and macular dystrophies

Tarek Hemeida

15:00 – 16:00     Dry Lab:

Poll questions and cases with discussion with the attendees.        15 minutes

– Hands on: 3 machines stations (3 OCT machines).       45 minutes
1) Each candidate will spend 15 minutes at each station:
2) At each machine station, candidates will be trained by an instructor how to
operate the machine and interpret findings.