2011 Engineering the Eye III

June 10-12, 2011 at the Benasque Center, Benasque, Spain

Friday, June 10

08:00h Registration

Session I. Multiphoton imaging of the eye
Chair: Chris Dainty

09:15h Pablo Artal, Chris Dainty & David Williams
Introduction. Welcome address

09:30h Josef Bille, University of Heildeberg, Germany
Multiphoton imaging of the retina. Past and future developments

10:15h James Jester, University of California, Irvine, USA
Multiphoton imaging of the cornea

11:00h Break

11:30h Juan Bueno, Universidad de Murcia, Spain
Wavefront optimized 2-photon microscopy of ocular tissues

12:15h Jennifer Hunter, University of Rochester, USA
Multiphoton imaging of the living retina

13:00h Fred Fitzke, UCL, London, UK

13:30h Lunch

Session II. New horizons in refractive and cataract surgery
Chair: David Williams

15:00h Wayne Knox, University of Rochester, USA
Writing 3D refractive index modifications in ophthalmic polymer & ocular tissue - a novel means of altering refraction & biomechanics with minimal cellular damage

15:45h Ron Kruger, Clevelreceptionand Clinic, USA
Femtosecond treatment of the crystalline lens

16:30h Norbert Hampp, University of Marburg, Germany
IOLs controlled by 2-photon processes

17:15h Pablo Artal

18:30h Poster session and reception/dinner

Saturday, June 11

09:00h Excursion in the nearby mountains

Session III. Classic or unsolved problems in Visual Optics
Chair: Chris Dainty

15:30h Harilaos Ginis, University of Crete, Greece
Can scatter actually be measured in the eye?

16:15h Pedro Prieto, Universidad de Murcia, Spain
Lateral chromatic aberration in the eye

17:00h Brian Vohnsen, UCD, Dublin, Ireland
What's new with the Stiles-Crawford effect?

17:45h Pablo Artal, Universidad de Murcia, Spain
Low light vision under AO correction

18:30h David Williams, University of Rochester, USA

21:30h Conference Dinner

Sunday, June 12

Session IV. Optics and vision
Chair: Pablo Artal

09:30h Chris Dainty, NUI Galway, Ireland
Adaptive optics: a review of a technology key for vision experiments

10:15h Enrique J Fernandez, Universidad de Murcia, Spain
Binocular vision tested with adaptive optics

11:00h Break

11:30h Geunyoung Yoon, University of Rochester, USA
Neural adaptation effects to large aberrations (keratoconus)

12:15h Susana Marcos, Instituto de Optica, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
Adaptation to the aberrations and daily tasks

13:00h Melanie Campbell, University of Warterloo, Canada

13:30h Lunch

Session V. Optics and neurons
Chair: David Williams

15:30h Alfredo Dubra, University of Rochester, USA
High resolution imaging of the inner retina

16:15h Austin Roorda, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Optical mapping of LGN receptive fields

17:00h William Merigan, University of Rochester, USA
High-resolution adaptive optics fluorescence imaging of retinal cell function

17:45h Pablo Artal, Chris Dainty, & David Williams
Final discussion and conclusions: towards EEIV?

19:30h Concert: Vocal soprano (saya) and piano reception celebrating the end of the meeting and David & Pablo's birthdays

Pablo Artal, Universidad de Murcia
Chris Dainty, National University of Ireland, Galway
David Williams, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester