EGS 2018
EGS 2018


The Scientific Committee invites you to participate actively in this congress, which will be an extraordinary occasion for the exchange of thoughts and experiences. We look forward to receiving abstracts for consideration and inclusion in the programme, in the form of poster presentations.

Deadline for Abstract Submission
8 January 2018


Abstracts must be submitted online to be considered. Those submitted by fax or mail will not be accepted.

Abstract Preparation

Please read carefully and follow the instructions below:

  • Experiments and data must be completed at the time of abstract submission.
  • Abstracts for papers already published or accepted before the 13th EGS congress deadline will not be accepted.
  • Scientific material submitted to the 2018 ARVO meeting are exempt from this rule; however, it must be clearly indicated in the abstract.
  • Only abstracts structured with PURPOSE, METHODS, RESULTS, and CONCLUSIONS, with each section addressed separately will be taken into consideration.
  • Abstracts lacking a description of study methodology and a quantitative description of data will not be accepted.
  • The Scientific Programme Committee aims for concise and informative abstracts. Overly lengthy presentations should be avoided.
  • Multiple submissions of the same topic on different abstracts will not be accepted.
  • The Abstract must be written in English.

Please make sure your abstract responds to the guidelines before you submit it. As the submitting author, you can review your abstract online until the submission deadline.

  • Note: When selecting a Category, please choose carefully. The Category you select will determine which Scientific Section your abstract will be designated to.
  • All accepted abstracts are assigned to poster presentation at the discretion of the EGS Scientific Committee. Do not submit an abstract if you do not intend to present it at the Congress yourself. Once programmed, abstract presentation times and locations cannot be changed. Do not submit an abstract if you do not intend to present it at the Congress yourself. Once programmed, abstract presentation times and locations cannot be changed. Authors who are unable to attend and give their presentation as scheduled must notify the Organizing Secretariat OIC and withdraw their abstract at
  • In order to publish the text of the abstract on the website and on the final programme, the principal author is asked to fill in the online ‘Commercial Relationships Policy Form’, upon abstract submission.

Registration to the Congress is compulsory in order to present an abstract and must be completed by 15 March 2018. Individuals cannot submit more than one abstract but can result as co-author in other abstracts.


The abstract, not to exceed 350 words, must be written in English and structured in the following four specified subtitles: Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusions.

Abstract Categories


  • 01 Diagnosis - Glaucoma all types
  • 02 Diagnosis - Primary open-angle glaucoma
  • 03 Diagnosis - Angle closure glaucoma
  • 04 Diagnosis - Pediatric glaucoma
  • 05 Diagnosis - Secondary glaucomas

Follow up

  • 06 Follow up - Glaucoma all types
  • 07 Follow up - Primary open-angle glaucoma
  • 08 Follow up - Angle closure glaucoma
  • 09 Follow up - Pediatric glaucoma
  • 10 Follow up - Secondary glaucomas


  • 11 Treatment - Glaucoma all types
  • 12 Treatment - Primary open-angle glaucoma
  • 13 Treatment - Angle closure glaucoma
  • 14 Treatment - Pediatric glaucoma
  • 15 Treatment - Secondary glaucomas

Epidemiology, health economics, visual disability

  • 16 Epidemiology, health economics, visual disability, QoL - Glaucoma all types
  • 17 Epidemiology, health economics, visual disability, QoL - Primary open-angle glaucoma
  • 18 Epidemiology, health economics, visual disability, QoL - Angle closure glaucoma
  • 19 Epidemiology, health economics, visual disability, QoL - Pediatric glaucoma
  • 20 Epidemiology, health economics, visual disability, QoL - Secondary glaucomas


  • 21 Pathogenesis - Glaucoma all types
  • 22 Pathogenesis - Primary open-angle glaucoma
  • 23 Pathogenesis - Angle closure glaucoma
  • 24 Pathogenesis - Pediatric glaucoma
  • 25 Pathogenesis - Secondary glaucomas

Acceptance Notification

All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Programme Committee after the submission deadline. Authors will be notified by 30 January 2018 whether their abstract has been selected for poster presentation.

Poster Presentations

Posters will be divided into sessions and displayed in a large area at the congress centre. Authors will be required to be available for questions and further information at their poster board during the session breaks. Technical instructions will be mailed with the acceptance notification.

Help Desk

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