Moorfields Cornea Focus 2023
Stevens Johnson Syndrome: from Science to Therapy
Moorfields Cornea Focus 2023 is a non-promotional meeting supported by an educational grant from Santen UK and organised by Mr Sajjad Ahmad, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Hospital.
The meeting will provide an update on Stevens Johnson syndrome from an ophthalmology perspective, including the pathophysiology of the disease, the systemic manifestations and the ocular complications and their management.
By attending this meeting you will understand:
The pathophysiology and genetic predisposition of Stevens Johnson syndrome.
The different ophthalmic stages of Stevens Johnson syndrome.
The multisystem involvement of Stevens Johnson syndrome.
The medical management of acute and chronic Stevens Johnson syndrome, including amniotic membrane transplantation and scleral contact lenses.
Surgical reconstruction in Stevens Johnson syndrome.
Presentations will include:
Drug induced SJS/TEN: predisposition and mechanisms
Genetic predisposition to SJS
Acute ocular manifestations of SJS
Plastics perspective of acute SJS
Dermatological perspective of SJS
Contact lens management in SJS
Ocular surface reconstruction in SJS
This course is aimed at ophthalmologists, optmetrists, nurses and allied health professionals wishing to update their knowledge about diseases of the cornea
CPD will be applied for and a certificate of attendance will be issued.
The meeting will be held on Wednesday 20 September 2023 at the British Museum, London, UK. This will be a hybrid event that you can join in-person at the British Museum or virtually via live stream. A fee of £45.00 will apply for in-person attendance, virtual attendance is free.
Registration is via an external event agency - please click here to register.