Symposium on rare eye diseases and on aniridia, Venice (Italy), February 21th, 2019

A symposium focused on the rare diseases of the ocular surface and on aniridia in particular was held in Mestre (Venice), in the framework of the 23rd National Congress of the Italian Society of Cornea Transplant and Ocular Surface (S.I.T.R.A.C.). The symposium is organised in collaboration with the Veneto Eye Bank and Aniridia Italy.

Programme:

– Rare eye diseases: the ERN-EYE, D. Brémond-Gignac (University Necker – Enfants Malades Hospital, Paris, France and chair of Aniridia Europe’s Scientific Committee)

– Aniridia and glaucoma, G. Marchini (University of Verona, Italy and member of Aniridia Europe’s Scientific Committee)

Aniridia and pediatric ophthalmology, P. Nucci (University of Milan, Italy)

Aniridia and the ocular surface, G. Ferrari (San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy)

The National Registry for Rare Diseases, M. Mazzucato (University of Padua, Italy)

During the symposium, Dominique Brémond-Gignac and Paolo Rama, chair and member of Aniridia Europe’s Scientific Committee, have recorded two messages (1) (2) for the next Rare Diseases Day on February 28th.