Young Ophthalmologist Awards 2019

/Young Ophthalmologist Awards 2019

Awards for Ophthalmologists under 40

BEST ORAL PRESENTATION

S.I.C.S.S.O. is pleased to confirm and renew the cooperation with Moorfields Eye Hospital of London. A 1-2 week observership is the award for the best oral presentation. S.I.C.S.S.O. will give a grant of 1000 euros to the winner to support travel and stay expenses.

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BEST POSTER

S.I.C.S.S.O. is pleased to confirm and renew the cooperation with Instituto Microcirugía Ocular – IMO of Barcellona. A 1-2 week observership is the award for the presenter of the best poster. S.I.C.S.S.O. will give a grant of 1000 euros to the winner to support travel and stay expenses.

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MOST ORIGINAL ORAL PRESENTATION

The presenter of the most original poster will have the opportunity to be an observer for 1 week at Clinica degli Occhi Sarnicola of Grosseto (Italy) to focus on lamellar keratoplasty techniques, and will receive a grant of 500 euros to support travel and stay expenses

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MOST ORIGINAL POSTER

A copy of the book “Cornea”, Volume 2 set 4th edition, Elsevier.


All the awards are reserved only to young ophthalmologists under the age of 40 years old.

RULES AND CONDITIONS

The awards will be assigned by an International Committee.
Exposure in ENGLISH language is required.
Candidates for the the awards must be registered at the congress.

Candidates for Best Oral Presentation and for Most Original Oral Presentation have to be the presenters. It is not necessary to be the first name.
The presence of the candidate for the Awards is requested during the announcement of the winner, Saturday 29 June late morning in the Plenary Room.
The absence at the time of the award ceremony will be considered as a waiver of the prize.
The acceptance of speaking at the S.I.C.S.S.O. Congress automatically releases the authorization to share the presentations and / or teaching material.
The collected material will be disclosed on the website of S.I.C.S.S.O. to share scientific knowledge.

YOUNG OPHTHALMOLOGIST UNDER 40 AWARDS 2018

BEST ORAL COMMUNICATION AWARD

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AURELIO IMBURGIA

(Repubblica di San Marino)

for the significant contribution entitled:

Two-step procedure for keratoconus: topography-guided trans- PRK and crosslinking
A. Imburgia, L. Rania, K. Mularoni, G. Mussoni, A. Mularoni

BEST SCIENTIFIC POSTER AWARD

TO

ANTONIO VILLANO

(Rome)

for the significant contribution entitled:

Functional outcomes and topographic findings after Pulsed-Accelerated Crosslinking for progressive keratoconus

A. Villano, O. Caporossi, A. Caporossi

BEST ORIGINAL POSTER AWARD

TO

LAURA GUCCIONE

(Rome)

 for the significant contribution entitled:

Surgical strategies for pellucid marginal degeneration
L. Mosca, L. Guccione, M. E. Toro, U. De Vico, A. Caporossi

YOUNG OPHTHALMOLOGIST UNDER 40 AWARDS 2017

BEST ORAL COMMUNICATION AWARD

TO

BERNHARD STEGER

(Austria)

for the significant contribution entitled:

Identification of feeder vessels in ocular surface neoplasia using indocyanine green angiography
B. Steger, M. Brunner, V. Romano, Y. Zheng, H. Heimann, S. B. Kaye

BEST SCIENTIFIC POSTER AWARD

TO

PIERFRANCESCO MELLACE

(Siena)

for the significant contribution entitled:

Corneal confocal microscopy in multiple sclerosis patients

P. Mellace, F. Martino, S. Fazio, E. Polito

BEST ORIGINAL POSTER AWARD

TO

GENNARO CHIMENTI

(Siena)

 for the significant contribution entitled:

Descemetic intrabubble: use of corneal polarizer, preliminary results
A. Laborante, G. Chimenti, M. E. Latronico, C. Longo

YOUNG OPHTHALMOLOGIST UNDER 40 AWARDS 2016

BEST ORAL COMMUNICATION AWARD

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CRISTINA MENICACCI

(Siena)

for the significant contribution entitled:

New “four hands” corneal neurotization technique in the treatment of iatrogenic paralysis of the facial nerve with involvement of the ophthalmic nerve: a case report
C. Menicacci, P. Gennaro, Fl. Menicacci, S.A. Bagaglia, F. Menicacci

BEST SCIENTIFIC POSTER AWARD

TO

MARIA EUGENIA LATRONICO

(Siena)

for the significant contribution entitled:

Corneal Iontophoresis: 12 months of follow-up 
M. E. Latronico, A. Laborante, E. Mazzilli, C. Longo, E. Polito

BEST ORIGINAL POSTER AWARD

TO

ALBA MIELE

(Firenze)

 for the significant contribution entitled:

A report of a recent acanthamoeba keratitis oubreak in Tuscany 
A. Miele, E. Favuzza, O. Caporossi, A. Antonelli, A. Galano, N. Ciccone, G.M. Rossolini, R. Mencucci


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