Dear valued Doctor,
It is my pleasure to invite you to our educational course Medicontur Premium Class.
We designed this program to help eye surgeons worldwide to improve their mastery of indication and implantation of premium IOLs – toric, trifocal, trifocal toric and the SML.
We are confident that this program will be of high value to you and that it will enrich your understanding around the available IOL solutions today.
Use this opportunity to exchange experiences with doctors from different parts of the world and grow – professionally and personally.
I am looking forward to welcoming you in person.
Alexandra Kontur, MD, PhD
Medicontur Medical Engineering
Prof. Gábor B. Scharioth graduated from the Medical Faculty of the Humboldt University (Campus Charité), Berlin. He is co-founder of one of the leading private centers in Germany – Aurelios
Augenzentrum Reckling-hausen. His main field of interest is surgical treatment of macular diseases,
glaucoma surgery, cataract and refractive surgeries. He is one of the pioneers of deep sclerectomy and canaloplasty surgery for glaucoma. He is author or co-author of many German and international
scientific publications. Actively taking part in many international congresses with a number of video &
scientific paper awards, he is a member of many international scientifi cophthalmological societies. He is the inventor of “Glaucolight” and of a new Macula Lens. Prof. Scharioth also works as a scientific consultant for companies
like Alcon, DORC and Medicontur.
Dr. Joaquín Fernández, MD is specialized in Ophthalmology and Anterior Segment Surgery: Refractive Surgery, Presbyopia, Keratoconus, and Cataracts, obtaining his PhD in Physics applied to Sciences and Technology by the University of Alicante (Spain).
Nowadays, he is Medical Director at QVision, Ophthalmological Unit of Vithas Hospital Group in Almería. He is also in charge of the
Ophthalmological Department at the Torrecárdenas Hospital (Almería) and leads the Keratoconus Department in the East Andalusian, both in the Health Public System.
Member of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ESCRS), he has published in national and international research journals (JRS, JCRS, etc) in addition to his participation in the writing of books related to the speciality. As anterior segment surgeon with a wide experience, he has conducted live surgeries and communications at many national and international ophthalmology congresses.
Dr. Manuel Rodríguez-Vallejo, OD and MS graduated from the Universities of Alicante and Valencia (Spain).
He specialized in the “Design, characterization and visual performance measurement in multifocal
procedures” during his PhD in the Polytechnic University of Valencia where he worked as lab technician in the control of manufacturing process of multifocal intraocular lenses.
He joined to Qvision, Hospital Vithas Virgen del Mar in Almeria (Almería, Spain) for the creation of the Research & Evidence department in 2015 on which they have published more than 23 research papers in peer-review international journals in the last 3 years.
It is noteworthy the design and development of new mobile applications for the measurement of visual performance such as the “Multifocal Lens Analyzer”, “ClinicCSF”, “VisionC”, etc. and the “Refractive Analysis Toolbox” for the analysis of refractive results in anterior segment surgery.
Dr. Alexandra Kontur graduated in 1996 from the Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. From 1996 to 2006 Dr. Kontur worked for the Department of Ophthalmology of the 1st Medical Faculty of Charles University and specialized in the field of inflammatory eye diseases. She conducted research work at the Department of Medical Chemistry and Clinical Biochemistry of the Medical Faculty and focused on oxidative damage of the retina and crystalline lens under oxidative stress. She has
authored and co-authored several scientific publications and books focused on uveitis, which were
repeatedly awarded by the Czech Society of Ophthalmology as best published clinical paper. Her clinical
paper “Diagnosis and treatment of intraocular lymphoma” was cited best worldwide clinical paper during the 2006 WOC in Sao Paulo. As the scientific director at Medicontur Medical Engineering, Dr. Alexandra Kontur has been leading clinical studies and clinical symposiums, enhancing the scientific department of the company since 2010.
1. TIMING & AGENDA
Did you know?
· Nearly 30% of the population have a significant corneal astigmatism.
· Only 1 out of 3 cataract surgeons implants Toric IOLs.
Learn more about how Toric IOLs can make a difference in your patient’s visual quality.
Add greater predictability and precision to your practice and understand more about:
· Astigmatism history & prevalence today
· Treatment trends & possibilities
· Success factors with Toric optics
· IOL calculation & Toric calculators
· Choosing the right formula
· Measurement methods & Interpretation
· Patients Indications
· Surgery: tips & tricks
Multifocal implantations make only around 1–4% of all implantations – Why?
Lack of trust in the technology?
Lack of education?
Find out more and join us to exchange about trifocal IOLs:
· Clinical experiences with trifocal IOLs
· Patient Selection
· Special cases
· Trifocal Toric: When? Why?
· How to manage a private practice?
· Useful tips & tricks
The SML was developed as a solution to increase the quality of life of these patients.
There will be 280 million patients with AMD in 2040 – what will happen with them?
Learn more about the SML:
· Characteristics & mode of action
· Indications & patients selection
· Clinical results
· Patients satisfaction
3. Q&A INTERACTIVE SESSION
After the lectures you will have the opportunity to ask your questions and discuss it with the experts in this interactive session.
4. WET LAB
5. LET’S DINE & CELEBRATE
After the scientific program we would like to invite you to our dinner.
Please note: Only registered people can join the dinner.
BUDAPEST - HOTEL SOFITEL
ZSÁMBÉK - HEAD OFFICE
TO MEDICONTUR PREMIUM CLASS
Dear Sir / Madam,
The MPC Event will be held in English from the 12th to the 13th of October, 2018. We kindly ask each participant to bring their laptop or tablets to practice our toric online calculator and the SML advisory tool.
For your information:
Registration fee: 350 € per participant (incl. VAT)
– Scientific trainings
– Factory visit (incl. transfer)
– Dinner & Sightseeing
– One toric or one trifocal or one Scharioth Macula Lens
Does not include:
– Hotel accommodation
– Inbound transfers and travel expenses
Deadline for Registration: 10th of October, 2018
Please, fill in precisely all the details. The fields marked with * are mandatory.
LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!
Should you have any questions or need any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact the event department at firstname.lastname@example.org.