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2020.01.09 Abstract Preparation, Submission
2020.01.06 The following information was updated.
INFORMATION, PROGRAM
2019.12.19 The page for registration is available from here.

What is the ComparativeOcular Surface Disease Workshop (COSDW)?


The ocular surface system is a new concept that views the corneal and conjunctival epithelia and the tear film as a functionally continuous unit. Through the blinking of eyelids, tear moisture, nutrients, mucins, and lipids form a thin film over the conjunctival and corneal epithelia. The ocular surface system is essential for ocular surface homeostasis. Although differences in tear components among dogs, cats and humans are not largely understood,

INFORMATION

Brochure:

See the brochure

Date:
February 20 Thu. – 22 Sat. 2020
Venue:

Hilton Niseko Village Hotel

WEB SITE / Access

Hilton Niseko Village Hotel

ADDRESS

048-1592, ABUTA-GUN, NISEKO-CHO, HIGASHIYAMA ONSEN, JAPAN

Hilton Niseko Village has the Airport shuttle bus service which directly connects from New Chitose Airport.
See and reserve the seat from the website below by 7days before.

NVAE (Niseko Village Airport Express)

(* Type "COSDworkshop" for "Reservation Number".)

From the Airport to Niseko Village it will take 2 hrs 40 mins.
Bus fare: JPY 5,200 (For a child (6–12): JPY 3,200)

GUEST SPEAKERS

Brian C. Leonard
DVM, PhD

UC Davis

Yuichi Uchino
MD, PhD

Keio University

PROGRAM

The program will start on Thursday, 3PM, Feb 20th.

Topics of a conference are as follows.

  • Key note lecture from Dr. Brian Leonard and Dr. Yuichi Uchino.
  • Surgical forum on ocular surface disease
    • Conjunctival transplantation & Amnion graft technique
    • Various case studies and surgical videos
  • Characterization of the ocular surface in various types of canine dry eye disease
  • Ocular surface changes when using topical glaucomatous drugs
  • New aspects in the etiology and treatment of SCCEDs
  • How to manage infectious ulcerative keratitis in early stages
  • Clinical use of SMT and interferometry

ABSTRACT PREPARATION,
SUBMISSION

Guidelines:

Abstract Preparation, Submission

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION:

Completed abstract and submission forms must be received 31th January, Friday, 2020, via email submission. Late abstracts will not be accepted. The following items must be received as listed by this date:

  • Mailed hard copies are no longer accepted. Email your abstract in a PC version of MS Word or Word Perfect, versions 5.0 or higher as an attachment to .
  • Email subject line should read: COSDW Abstract-(presenting authorʼs first and last name)
  • Email text MUST include presenting authorʼs name, hospital, address, phone, fax, email, and the titles of each attached abstract. Abstracts must be attachments not in-text. Emails not containing this data may be refused.

REGISTRATION

HOST

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