Event Details

ESCRS eConnect webinar: Challenges of the ectatic cornea

10th April 2024

19:30-20:30 CEST

Our webinar will address the challenges and complexities of ectatic corneal conditions, focusing on advanced diagnostic and therapeutic strategies. Participants will gain insights into state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and their clinical implications, presenting the latest developments in this ever-evolving area. Our experts will share their experiences in managing post-refractive surgery ectasia, a rare but serious postoperative complication. The session will also cover innovative combined treatments, such as corneal cross-linking with refractive procedures for keratoectasia, and discuss the emerging technique of corneal lenticule transplantation, indicating possible future directions in corneal ectasia management.


19:30 (CEST) Short introduction

Chairs: Andreia Rosa and Miltos Balidis

19:30 - 19:42

Renato Ambrosio - State of the art diagnostic tools and their clinical application

19:42 - 19:54

Tiago Monteiro - Post refractive surgery ectasia

19:54 - 20:06

Emilio Torres-Netto - Combined CXL and refractive treatments for keratectasia

20:06 - 20:18

Aylin Kilic - Corneal lenticule transplantation

20:18 - 20:30



  • Andreia Rosa (Chair)

    Andreia Rosa


  • Miltos Balidis (Chair)

    Miltos Balidis


  • Renato Ambrosio (Speaker)

    Renato Ambrosio


  • Tiago Monteiro (Speaker)

    Tiago Monteiro


  • Emilio Torres Netto (Speaker)

    Emilio Torres Netto


  • Aylin Kılıç (Speaker)

    Aylin Kılıç