Past Meetings – 1992

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1st KPro Study Group Meeting, Miami, USA


November 6, 1992
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Miami, USA

Meeting Executive President: Edward W.D. Norton

“Presentations at the 1st KPro Study Group Meeting :”
Proceedings may be found in Refract Corneal Surg 1993, Vol. 9

Jean-Marie Parel; Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL

MJ Roper-Hall; Royal College of Surgeons, London, England

Session I: Clinical Experience I
Chairs: E Lacombe; Moderator: C Dohlman

Keratoprosthesis: Hopes and Possibilities
MJ Roper-Hall; Royal College of Surgeons, London

Keratoprosthesis: 25 Years Experience
Otto-Erich Lund; University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Ceramic Keratoprosthesis
Frank M. Polack; University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Twenty-Three Years of Keratoprosthesis Research: Present State of the Art
Jan G.F. Worst; Worst Ophthalmic Research Group, Haren, Netherlands

Results of Champagne Cork Keratoprostheses in 127 Corneal Blind Eyes
Pek Van Andel, J Worst, and Indu Singh; Worst Ophthalmic Research Group, Groningen, Netherlands

Five-Year Follow-up of 22 Eyes With a Champagne Cork Keratoprosthesis
HJM Völker-Dieben; Diakonessen Hospital, Lieden, The Netherlands; and J.G.F. Worst; Rafaja Hospital, Stadskanaal, The Netherlands

Central and Paracentral Perforating Keratoprosthesis: An Experience of 200 Cases
Indu R. Singh; Amritsar, India

Keratoprosthesis with Tibial Autograft
José Temprano; Centro de Oftalmología Barraquer, Barcelona, Spain

Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis: Present Experience and Future Prospects
Giancarlo C. Falcinelli, G Barogi, M Taloni, and G Falcinelli; San Camillo Hospital, Rome, Italy

Girard Keratoprosthesis With Flexible Skirt: 28 Years Experience
Louis J. Girard, MD; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Keratoprosthesis: Avoiding Complications
James V. Aquavella, MD; University of Rochester, NY

Session II: Clinical Experience II
Chair: J Temprano; Moderator: H Cardona

The Dacron Felt Colonizable Keratoprosthesis
Stefano Pintucci, Franco Pintucci, and Salvatore Caiazza; Ospedale Oftalmico, Rome, Italy

Results of PMMA/Titanium Keratoprosthesis in 502 Eyes
Stanislav A. Yakimenko; Filatov Research Institute, Odessa, Ukraine, CIS

Postoperative Regimen and Repair of Complications After Keratoprosthesis Surgery
Claes H. Dohlman; Harvard University, Boston, MA

Keratoprosthesis by Retrocorneal Fixation: Results in 30 Eyes Over 3 Years
Emmanuel Lacombe; Leopold Bellan Hospital, Paris, France

Modifications of Keratoprosthesis to Improve Retention
John C. Barber; St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

UCLA Keratoprosthesis Study: 1978-1990
Patricia E. Bath; Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA

The Bergen Exchangeable, Two-Piece Keratoprosthesis
Gunnar Høvding and Torstein Bertelsen; University Eye Clinic, Haukeland sykehus, Norway

Clinical Experience With Keratoprosthesis
Eduardo Alfonso; Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Session III: New Developments I
Chair: JGF Worst; Moderator: MJ Roper-Hall

Keratoprosthesis: Improved Biocompatibility Through design and Surface Modification
Steven M. Kirkham and Matthew E. Dangel; The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene for Keratoprosthesis Skirt: Transparency and Biocompatibility
Jean-Marc Legeais, Gilles Renard, Jean-Marie Parel, and Yves Pouliquen; Hôtel-Dieu Hospital, University of Paris, France

A Novel Colonizable Keratoprosthesis
Jean-Marc Legeais, Gilles Renard, and Yves Pouliquen; Hôtel-Dieu Hospital, University of Paris, France

Keratoprosthesis: Engineering and Safety Assessment
Daniel C. Py, A DeBiccari, and Daniel Caldwell; OPTIC, Inc, MA

A Basic Science Approach to the Development of a Keratoprosthesis
Vickery Trinkaus-Randall; Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Evaluation of Collagen-Based Corneal Grafts in the Rabbit Model
Dale DeVore, Charles D. Kelman; Autogenesis Technologies, Inc, Acton, MA; Walter Stark, W. Richard Green; The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Brian Bredvik, and Ernest Kornmehl; New England Eye Center and Tufts Medical School, Boston, MA

Session IV: New Developments II
Chair: L Girard; Moderator: OE Lund

The Development of the Silicone-Carbon Keratoprosthesis
Hermann L. Kain; University of Basel, Basel Switzerland

Modulation of Epithelial Growth by Stromal Fibroblasts in Corneas
Scheffer C.G. Tseng, De-Quan Li, Jennifer Merritt, and Feiying Ding; Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Polymers for Keratoprosthetic Devices
Franck Villain and Jean-Marie Parel; Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Optics for Keratoprostheses
Pascal Rol, Jean-Marie Parel, Emmanuel Lacombe, Jean-Marc Legeais, and Franck Villain; Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland