DOG International Experts Day

This new format offers participants an additional platform for active contributions. The interactive update format will feature leading experts from around the world who will present current developments in their areas. With cutting-edge insights and outstanding expertise, these sessions are a highlight for all DOG 2019 participants.

Scientific coordination:
Claus Cursiefen (Köln)
Berthold Seitz (Homburg/Saar)

Saal 1 09:10 - 09:45 27.09.2019
International Experts Day IED02
Update Corneal Crosslinking in Keratoconus and Antibacterial Crosslinking
Björn Bachmann (Köln)
Horst Helbig, Klinikdirektor (Regensburg)
Farhad Hafezi (Zürich)

The presentation will give an overview about the latest trends in corneal cross-linking: individualized CXL will allow to simplify the current multitude of protocols for the treatment of thin corneas and can be used in corneas as thin as 240 µm of stroma. Clinical data with a follow-up of 2 years will be presented. In PACK-CXL for infectious keratitis, the results of the latest clinical studies and laboratory research will be presented.