Highlights of ESCRS Winter Meeting 2023

(webinar in English)
**Simultaneous translation provided by a grant from Johnson & Johnson**

Thursday, 20/04/2023

The webinar aims to provide a cutting-edge overview of cataract and refractive surgery, with a specific emphasis on the topics covered at the ESCRS Winter Congress held in Vilamoura, Portugal. Attendees will acquire a comprehensive view of the latest advances and techniques in secondary IOL implantation, myopia management, short eyes cataract surgery, and special cases of intraocular refractive surgery. Ultimately, participants will be able to improve their knowledge and skills in these areas, providing better patient care. 


Introduction on ESCRS - Oliver Findl (5m)
Update on Secondary IOL Implantation - Jose Guell (10m)
Discussion (5m)
Myopia management in 2022 - Beatrice Cochener-Lamard (10 m)
Discussion (5m)
Cataract surgery in short eyes - Nic Reus (10m)
Discussion (5m)
Intraocular refractive surgery - Myriam Böhm (10m)
Discussion (5m)

Coordinator: Dr. Helena Filipe (Portugal)
Co-Coordinator: Dr. Eduardo Viteri Jr. (Ecuador)

Organized in conjunction with ESCRS, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons



Dr. Filomena Ribeiro MD PhD FEBO (Portugal)

• Head of the Ophthalmology Department at Hospital da Luz Lisboa
• Prof. of Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering at Universidade de Lisboa
• Prof. of Ophthalmology at Universidade Católica de Lisboa
• ESCRS President Elect



Dr. José Güell MD PhD (Spain)

• Director of Cornea and refractive Surgery nit
• IMO Barcelona


Dr. Oliver Findl MBA FEBO (Austria)

• Vienna Institute for Research in Ocular Surgery (VIROS), Hanusch Hopsital, Vienna, Austria


Dr. Beatrice Cochener-Lamard MD PhD (France)

• Former president of ESCRS
• President of EUCORNEA
• President of the French Academy in ophthalmology
• Chairman of the Ophthalmology department of Brest - France
• Director of the team « VISION » , INSERM research unit LATIM involved in IA in Ophthalmology
• Dean of the faculty of Medicine and Medical sciences of Brest



Dr. Myriam Böhm (Germany)

• Department of Ophthalmology, Frankfurt University Clinic, Germany
• Specialist in ophthalmology and head of study center at Goethe University in Frankfurt
• Medical studies and PhD at Cologne University and her ophthalmology residency and PhD at Goethe University Frankfurt
• MSc in International business studies from Maastricht University (NL)
• Awarded the ESCRS Peter Barry Fellowship in 2017
• Clinical-research fellowship in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear (MEE), Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA
• Research focuses on cataract and refractive surgery and Fuchs endothelial dystrophy



Dr. Nic Reus MD PhD (Netherlands)

• Surgeon and investigator, subspecialty in cataract and anterior segment surgery at Amphia Hospital



Dr. Pablo Daponte (Argentina)

• PAAO Secretary, Spanish-language region, 2022-2025
• President, 35th Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology




Dr. Helena Filipe MD MMEd (Portugal)

• Webinar Coordinator, Portuguese-language area, Campus PAAO
• PAAO Vice President, 2022-2025
• Hospital Egas Moniz, West Lisbon Hospitals Center (Portuguese NHS), Unit of Ocular Surface and Cornea
• Egas Moniz Interdisciplinary Research Center (CiiEM)


After the live webinar, you will need to log into your CampusPAAO account and register for the webinar to be able to see the recordings. Please note that zoom registrations do not transfer to CampusPAAO. /
Después del webinar en vivo, tendrá que acceder a su cuenta de CampusPAAO y registrarse en el webinar para poder ver las grabaciones. Tenga en cuenta que las inscripciones de Zoom no se transfieren a CampusPAAO. /
Após o webinar ao vivo, você precisará entrar em sua conta CampusPAAO e registrar-se para o webinar para poder ver as gravações. Observe que os registros de Zoom não são transferidos para o CampusPAAO.