Dr. Rupal Shah awarded Best Paper of Session

Dr. Rupal Shah awarded Best Paper of Session

Dr. Rupal Shah was invited as a speaker at the Carl Zeiss European-Middle East-Africa User Meeting on refractive lasers held on June 1, 2013 at Majorca, Spain. She spoke on ReLEx smile-Learnings from Clinical and Scientific Studies. She gave an overview of all the experience gained from ReLEx smile studies through the last 5 years at New Vision Laser Centers-Centre for Sight. Her talk highlighted the advantages of ReLEx smile, including its beneficial effects on Stability, Dry Eyes and Corneal Strength. Dr. Shah was the only Indian invited to this primarily European-Middle East Meeting.

Dr. Rupal Shah was awarded Best Paper of Session by the organizers for her talk.

Dr. Rupal Shah practises LASIK at our LASIK Mumbai and LASIK Vadodara centers. At both our Vadodara and Mumbai centers, she also offers ReLEx smile as a premium alternative to LASIK.

Below is the program of the meeting:

9:15 AM Session 1
Customized Refractive
Laser Treatment
Chair: Guldenfels
PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision: scientific concept and proof
Short experience of presbyopic correction with Laser Blended Vision & PRESBYOND in our refractive surgery centern
Presby treatments with MEL 80 and PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision
PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision – One year clinical experiences and results
Expansion of patient base and treatment potential with Laser Blended Vision

10:30 AM Session 2
Other aspects
in Refractive Surgery
Chair: Reinstein
Refractive surgery in airmen current requirements
The facts and physics of why only the VisuMax can cut with same or better-than excimer laser precision in cornea
ReLEx smile at 160 microns cap thickness
Evaluation of intrastromal corneal ring segments implantation by femtosecond laser for the management of keratoconus
Advanced outcomes with a new ablation profile
Discussion

11:40 AM Session 3 (part 1)
ReLEx flex and smile
in Refractive Surgery
Chair: Hjortdal
ReLEx smile: The advantages over LASIK or PRK by leaving the anterior cornea intact
In vivo biomechanical studies of the cornea after LASIK, ReLEx flex and smile
Femto-LASIK (VisuMax & MEL 80) versus ReLEx smile
ReLEx versus Femto-LASIK: Interface, keratocyte morphology and nerve fiber recovery
Topographic Treatment Zone Centration: Comparison between ReLEx smile and Femto-LASIK
Results with ReLEx smile in case of high cylinders

1:40 PM Session 3 (part 2)
ReLEx flex and smile
in Refractive Surgery
Chair: Hjortdal
Learning from clinical and scientific studies
Options for ReLEx smile enhancement
Enhancement options after primary ReLEx smile
First results in nerve fiber and biochemical properties changes – ReLEx smile vs. Femto-LASIK
Discussion

3:00 PM Session 4
Practice Management
Chair: Wiltfang
Why more and more patients prefer ReLEx smile
EXPERT VISION CENTER – Our concept for success
How I run a successful practice
80% Femto-LASIK vs. 20% PRK – How did we reach this in a very price sensitive market