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Alexandre Assi MD FRCOphth | Scientific presentations

Invited speaker

  1. Prevention of PVR after trauma
    • 9th Winter Euretina Congress, Prague, Mar 2019
  2. Endoillumination assisted scleral buckling
    • 18th Euretina Congress, Vienna, Sep 2018
    • Retinal Detachment Symposium, H˘pital Ophtalmique Jules Gonin, Lausanne, May 2017
    • Vail Vitrectomy Meeting, Colorado US, Feb 2016
  3. Epiretinal membrane and macular hole: pathogenesis and management
    • 3rd Moorfields Revision Course in Ophthalmology, Thessaloniki, Sep 2017
  4. Neovascular variants of wet AMD
    • 6th Beirut Retina Symposium, Beirut, Mar 2016
  5. Macular oedema: pathophysiology and clinical implications
    • 5th Beirut Retina Symposium, Beirut, Mar 2015
  6. Surgical treatment of retinal vein occlusions
    • 4th Beirut Retina Symposium, Beirut, Mar 2014
    • South East European Ophthalmological Society, Thessaloniki, Jul 2006
    • 4th Arab Regional Ophthalmology Meeting, Beirut, Apr 2006
    • World Ophthalmology Congress, Sao Paolo, Feb 2006
  7. A new focus on the vitreoretinal interface: from posterior vitreous detachment to macular disease
    • 3rd Moorfields Revision Course in Ophthalmology, Thessaloniki, Sep 2017
    • 3rd Beirut Retina Symposium, Beirut, Apr 2013
  8. Vitrectomy for diabetic macular oedema
    • 7th Pan-Hellenic Vitreoretinal Meeting, Athens, Jan 2012
    • Beirut Retina Symposium, Beirut, Mar 2011
    • White Nights Ophthalmology Congress, St Petersburg, June 2010
    • Middle East and Africa Council of Ophthalmology, Bahrain, Mar 2009
  9. Postoperative cystoid macular oedema: a persistent problem
    • 2nd Beirut Retina Symposium, Beirut, Mar 2012
  10. Diabetic macular oedema: pathophysiology and laser treatment
    • Beirut Retina Symposium, Beirut, Mar 2011
  11. Buckle or bubble? Surgical treatment of retinal detachments
    • Middle East and Africa Council of Ophthalmology, Bahrain, Mar 2009
  12. Vitreoretinal surgery in patients with uveitis
    • 8th Beirut Retina Symposium, Beirut, Mar 2018
    • Algerian Retina Society Annual Congress, Algiers, Feb 2011
    • White Nights Ophthalmology Congress, St Petersburg, June 2010
    • Society for Ophthalmo-ImmunoInfectiology in Europe, Tozeur Tunisia, Nov 2009
    • Lebanese Ophthalmological Society Meeting, Beirut, Apr 2007
    • Alcon Ophthalmology Winter Seminar, Flims Switzerland, Jan 2007
    • South East European Ophthalmological Society, Thessaloniki, Jul 2006
    • University Hospital Department of Ophthalmology, Monastir Tunisia, Apr 2006
  13. Management of dislocated intraocular lenses
    • 2nd Beirut Retina Symposium, Beirut, Mar 2012
    • Algerian Retina Society Annual Congress, Algiers, Feb 2011
    • Ateliers de Printemps en Ophtalmologie Pratique, Saas-Fee Switzerland, Apr 2008
  14. Vitrectomy for the treatment of retinal detachment
    • University Hospital Department of Ophthalmology, Monastir, Tunisia, Apr 2006
  15. New intraocular tamponading agents
    • H˘pital Ophtalmique Jules Gonin, Lausanne, Oct 2004
  16. Controversies in the management of branch retinal vein occlusion
    • 37th Panhellenic Ophthalmology Congress, Porto Carras Greece, June 2004
  17. Pneumatic retinopexy in the treatment of retinal detachment
    • 37th Panhellenic Ophthalmology Congress, Porto Carras Greece, June 2004
    • Moorfields Vitreoretinal Update Course, London, Nov 1999
  18. Idiopathic macular holes and cataract: combined surgery or separate procedures?
    • French Society of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, Paris, May 2004
  19. Surgical excision of choroidal neovascular membranes
    • 37th Panhellenic Ophthalmology Congress, Porto Carras Greece, June 2004
    • Syrian Ophthalmological Society Annual Congress, Damascus, Apr 2004
    • Abdulhadi Eye Hospital, Amman Jordan, Feb 2004
  20. Branch retinal vein occlusion: current concepts of management
    • 6th Vitreoretinal Symposium, Frankfurt, June 2003
  21. Basic properties of intraocular gases and their clinical applications
    • University Hospital Department of Ophthalmology, Geneva, Nov 2002
  22. Sutureless self-sealing pars plana sclerotomies
    • Moorfields Vitreoretinal Update Course, London, Nov 1999

Papers

  1. Intraocular application of mitomycin C for the prevention of proliferative vitreoretinopathy in perforating and severe intraocular foreign body injuries.

    Assi A, Khoueir Z, Helou C, Fakhoury H, Cherfan G

    British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons, Liverpool, Nov 2018
    Club Jules Gonin Meeting, Jersey, July 2018

  2. Endoillumination assisted scleral buckling

    Assi A.

    Club Jules Gonin Meeting, Bordeaux, July 2016

  3. Aldosterone receptor antagonists in the treatment of acute central serous chorioretinopathy
  4. Antoun J, Slim E, Cherfan G, Assi A.

    French Society of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, Paris, May 2016

  5. Vitreoretinal surgery for shotgun eye injuries: outcomes and complications
  6. Khoueir Z, Cherfan G, Assi A.

    French Society of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, Paris, May 2014

  7. 20 gauge stepped self-sealing sclerotomies
  8. Assi A, Saad A.

    Club Jules Gonin Meeting, St Moritz Switzerland, Sep 2008

  9. Combined lensectomy vitrectomy and primary intraocular lens implantation in patients with traumatic
    eye injury
  10. Assi A, Abou Chacra C, Cherfan G.

    French Society of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, Paris, May 2007
    Club Jules Gonin Meeting, Cape Town South Africa, Oct 2006

  11. Effect of idiopathic full-thickness macular hole diameter at presentation on the outcome of natural history and surgical treatment
  12. Ezra E, Salzmann J, Assi A, Gregor Z

    Club Jules Gonin Meeting, Athens, Sept 2004

  13. Combined phacoemulsification and transpupillary drainage of silicone oil: results and complications
  14. Assi A, Woodruff S, Gotzaridis E, Bunce K, Sullivan P.

    Moorfields Alumni Annual Meeting, London, Jan 2001

  15. Pneumatic retinopexy: results of 31 cases and survey of BEAVRS delegates
  16. Assi A, Charteris DG, Pearson RV, Gregor ZJ

    British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons, Cambridge, Oct 1999

  17. Pneumatic retinopexy in the treatment of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
  18. Assi A, Charteris DG, Pearson RV, Gregor Z

    French Society of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, Paris, May 1999

  19. A survey on the management of acute posterior vitreous detachment
  20. Assi A, Pearson RV

    British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons, Leeds, Oct 1998

  21. Estimation of the retinal nerve fibre layer thickness in the papillomacular area of long-standing stage IV macular holes
  22. Assi A, Watts P, Mc Allister J

    Royal Society of Medicine, London UK, June 1998
    French Society of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, Paris, May 1998

  23. Efficacy and tolerance of dorzolamide in patients with secondary inflammatory glaucoma associated with juvenile chronic arthritis
  24. Assi A, Watts P, Uddin J, McAllister J

    Royal Society of Medicine, London, June 1996


Posters

  1. Novel mutation with incomplete penetrance of BEST1 gene in a Lebanese family with vitelliform macular dystrophy
  2. Assi A, El Shamieh S, Jaffal L, Helou C, Cherfan G, Zibara K

    American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, Nov 2017

  3. Intraocular pressure changes in patients with gas-filled eyes during ascending car travel
  4. Assi A, Dirani A, Fadlallah A, Cherfan G

    American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, Oct 2014
    Club Jules Gonin Meeting, Zurich, Sep 2014

  5. Vitreoretinal surgery for shotgun eye injuries: outcomes and complications
  6. Assi A, Cherfan G

    American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, Nov 2013
    Club Jules Gonin Meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2012

  7. OCT features of the vitreoretinal interface in diabetic tractional retinal detachments
  8. Assi A

    American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, Oct 2009

  9. Superquad fundoscopy vs indirect ophthalmoscopy in patients with flashing lights and floaters
  10. Gair E, Assi A, Sherafat H, Charteris D

    Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, Manchester, May 2002

  11. Modified fluid-gas exchange in vitrectomised eyes
  12. Assi A, Charteris D

    American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, Nov 2001

  13. Cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with Good's syndrome
  14. Assi A, Islam N, Towler H, Lightman S

    Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, Birmingham, May 2001

  15. Expression of neurotrophins in lasered human retina
  16. Assi A, von Bussmann K, Limb GA, Luthert PJ, Cree I, Charteris DG

    Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Apr 2001

  17. Predictive value of full thickness macular hole diameter on outcome of surgical treatment
  18. Salzmann J, Assi A, Gregor Z, Ezra E and the Moorfields macular hole study group

    American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas, Oct 2000
    Royal Society of Medicine, London UK, June 2000
    Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, May 2000

  19. Ocular findings in three half siblings exposed to crack-cocaine in utero
  20. Jain R, Assi A, Adams G

    Royal Society of Medicine, London, June 1999

  21. Urretz-Zavalia syndrome following trabeculectomy
  22. Jain R, Assi A, Murdoch I

    Royal Society of Medicine, London, June 1999

  23. Reversed self-sealing pars plana sclerotomies
  24. Assi A, Scott R, Charteris DG

    American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, Oct 1999

  25. Inter and intra-observer variability in upper eyelid ptosis assessment
  26. Boboridis K, Bunce C, Assi A, Indar A, Tyers A

    Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, Cardiff, May 1999
    European Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Budapest, Oct 1998

  27. Estimation of the retinal nerve fibre layer thickness in the papillomacular area of long-standing stage IV macular holes
  28. Assi A, Watts P, Mc Allister J

    Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, Glasgow, Apr 1998

  29. Efficacy and tolerance of dorzolamide in patients with secondary inflammatory glaucoma associated with juvenile chronic arthritis: a 6 months follow up
  30. Assi A, Watts P, Uddin J, McAllister J

    Royal Society of Medicine, London UK, June 1997
    French Society of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, Paris, May 1997

  31. Temporal arteritis masquerading as squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
  32. Assi A, Nischal K, Uddin J, Thyveetil M

    Royal Society of Medicine, London, June 1996

  33. Bilateral optic disc pits and colobomas
  34. Uddin J, Assi A, Nischal K

    Royal Society of Medicine, London, June 1996

  35. A clinical comparison of the Tonopen and Perkins to the Goldmann applanation tonometer
  36. Hickman Casey J, Mc Lean CJ, Assi A, Davey C

    Royal Society of Medicine, London, June 1994
    (Poster prize)

  37. Acute retinal necrosis: early diagnosis and treatment leads to an improved outcome
  38. Assi A, Freegard T, Jagger J

    Royal Society of Medicine, London, June 1994


Videos

  1. Modified 20G transconjunctival sutureless sclerotomies for pars plana vitrectomy
  2. Assi A

    Euretina, London May 2011
    (Prize winner)

  3. Basic properties of intraocular gases
  4. Assi A, Lacey A, Aylward B

    American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, Nov 2001
    (Best of show award)

  5. Excimer laser smoothing of corneal surface irregularities
  6. Maloof A, Assi A, Ficker L

    American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas, Oct 2000
    (Best of show award)

  7. Combined phacoemulsification and removal of silicone oil
  8. Assi A, Sullivan P

    French Society of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, Paris, May 2000

  9. Reversed self-sealing pars plana sclerotomies
  10. Assi A, Scott R, Charteris DG

    St Christoph Vitrectomy Meeting, St Christoph Switzerland, Jan 2000
    American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, Oct 1999
    French Society of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, Paris, May 1999
    Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, Cardiff, May 1999

  11. The "soft slice" in phacoemulsification
  12. Packard R, Assi A

    French Society of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, Paris, May 1997

 
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