Activity log

International Conference

International Conference

The 1st LIME International Conference

Tuesday, May 2013 19:30-20:30 
Holiday Inn Seattle Emerald room

The 1st LIME International Conference

Prof. James V. Jester
[Ophthalmology School of Medicine University of California, Irvine]
“The Effects of Age and Evaporative Stress on Meibomian Gland Function.”

The 2nd LIME International Conference

Friday, April 4,2014 18:00-20:00 
The University of Tokyo, Reception Room

The 2nd LIME International Conference

Prof. Shizuya Saika
[Department of Ophthalmology, Wakayama Medical University]
“Growth factor signaling in embryonic eyelid morphogenesis.”
Prof. Choun-Ki Joo
[Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea]
“3D imaging of Meibomian glands”

The 3rd LIME International Conference

Saturday,November 22,2014 15:00-17:00
The University of Tokyo, 15F meeting room

The 3rd LIME International Conference

Dr. Tohru Sakimoto
[Nihon University Itabashi Hospital]
“Fundamental mechanisms of ocular surface inflammation”
Prof. Kyoung Yul Seo
[Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea]
“Inflammatory cytokines related to MGD”
  • The 3rd LIME International Conference
  • The 3rd LIME International Conference
  • The 3rd LIME International Conference
  • The 3rd LIME International Conference

The 4th LIME International Conference

Wednesday, May 4,2016 19:30
USA

The 4th LIME International Conference

Opening Remarks
Reiko Arita, Itoh Clinic / LIME, Japan
I. Mini-symposium “Meibomian Gland”

– Organizers

Naoyuki Morishige(Yamaguchi Univ.), Shizuka Koh(Osaka Univ.),
Motoko Kawashima(Keio Univ.), Rika Shirakawa(Univ. of Tokyo)

Topic / Speaker Moderator
New insights of lipid layer and meibomian glands.

Reiko Arita(Itoh Clinic / LIME, Japan)

Choun-Ki Joo
(Catholic Univ. of Korea, S. Korea)
The relationship between Morphology and Function of the meibomian glands.

Jong Suk Song(Korea Univ., S. Korea)

Kyoung Yul Seo
(Yonsei Univ. Hospital, S. Korea)
The clinical application of in vivo confocal microscopy of the meibomian glands.

Edoardo Villani(Univ. of Milan, Italy)

James V. Jester
(Univ. of Calif. Irvine, USA)
Nonobvious MGD.

Caroline Blackie(TearScience, USA)

Jerry Paugh
(Southern Calif. College of Optometry, USA)
II. Integral Discussion “Diagnostic criteria for MGD in each country”

– Organizers

Shizuya Saika (Wakayama Medical Univ.), Reiko Arita (Itoh Clinic)

III. Open Discussion with Dinner

The 5th LIME International Conference

Monday, September 26, 2016Tokyo,Japan

The 5th LIME International Conference

Prof. Eric Knop
[Center for Anatomy,Charite – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany]

“A New Holistic Concept on the PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF DRY EYE DISEASE”

The 6th LIME International Meeting

Tuesday, May 9, 2017USA

6th International LIME meeting

Opening Remarks
Dr.Reiko Arita (Representative Board Member, LIME Working Group)
Greetings from TearScience
Thomas Fry (Vice President, International, TearScience)
Introduction speake
Dr. Reiko Arita
Plenary Lecture
Dr. Donald R. Korb (Korb Associates, Korb Research)
“MGD – The center of the dry eye universe: 1980 – 2017”
Discussion with Dr. Korb
Dinner
Greetings from TearScience
Clyde F. Ito (Asia Pacific Business Development Manager, TearScience)
Closing Remarks
Dr.Naoyuki Morishige (Board Member, LIME Working Group)

The 7th LIME international meeting

Sunday, Aplil 29, 2018USA

Opening Remarks
Reiko Arita (Representative LIME Board Meeting)
Sponsor Company Greetings
Mr. Serita (KOWA). Mr. Sato (Lumenis Japan)
1. Clinical Research in MGD and Meibomian gland

– Moderator

Dr. Jennifer Craig(The University of Auckland, New Zealand)

TopicSpeaker
Healthcare delivery in MGD and blepharitis.

Dr. Louis MG. Tong
(Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore)

The efficacy of IPL (M22) treatment on refractory MGD – a multi-center study-.

Dr. Reiko Arita
(Itoh clinic, Japan)

Understandings of lipid profile with DR-1α tear interferometry.

Dr. Kyoung Yul Seo
(Yonsei University College of Medicine, South Korea)

2. Basic Research in Meibomian gland

– Moderator

Dr. Choun-Ki Joo(St.Catholic University of Medicine, South Korea)
Dr. Naoyuki Morishige(Ohshima Eye Hospital, Japan)

TopicSpeaker
Combined Optical Coherence Tomography and Interferometry for Imaging the Tear Film.

Dr. William Ngo
(University of Alabama at Birmingham, U.S.)

Notch signaling in MGs and its therapeutic potential.

Dr. Ali R. Djalilian
(University of Illinois Hospital, U.S.)

Meibogenesis – biosynthesis of lipids in the Meibomian gland from the genomic and lipidomic points of view

Dr. Igor Butovich
(University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, U.S.)

PPAR gamma regulation of Meibocyte Differentiation.

Dr. James V. Jester
(University of California, Irvine, U.S.)

Group photo
Total Discussion and Buffet
Closing remarks

The 8th LIME international meeting

Tuesday, April 30, 2019Vancouver,Canada

– Facilitator

Osama Ibrahim (Department of Ophthalmology,Tokyo Dental College, Japan)

Opening remarks

Reiko Arita (Representative LIME Board Meeting)

Sponsor Company Greetings

Sean Clark (Alcon Japan Ltd.)

1.Presentations from LIME international members

Moderator:
Dr. Louis MG. Tong (Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore)

TopicSpeaker
Meibography

Dr. Tor Paaske Utheim
(Univesrity of Oslo, Norway)

Moderator:
Dr. Eduardo Villani(University of Milan, Italy)

TopicSpeaker
MGD and Dry eye are similar, but different;
based on a population-based study in Japan
(Hirado-Takushima Study)

Dr. Reiko Arita
(Itoh clinic, Japan)

Moderator:
Dr. Shizuka Koh(Osaka University, Japan)

TopicSpeaker
Mechanical and eyeliner effect on meibomian glands

Dr. Jerry Paugh
(Ketchum University, U.S.)

2.Key Note Lectures

Moderator:
Dr. Jennifer Craig(The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Dr. Kyoung Yul Seo(Yonsei University, South Korea)

TopicSpeaker
Pharmacological effects on meibocyte differentiation

Dr. Friedrich Paulsen
(Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)

Ménage à trois: Sex, sex steroids and meibomian gland dysfunction

Dr. David A. Sullivan
(Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, U.S.)

Group Photo
Total Discussion and Buffet
Closing remarks