Symposiums



26-06-2020 9.00 am-10.30 am Livestream 1

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Oncology

Retinoblastoma Management: New Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment

Chair(s): Laurence Desjardins (France); Masood Naseripour (Iran); Xianqun Fan (China);

  • Alliance Mondiale Contre le Cancer Program to Improve Care for Retinoblastoma in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Laurence Desjardins (France)
  • Retinoblastoma treatment in Mali
    Fatou Sylla (Mali)
  • Retinoblastoma Treatment in Ghana 2017-2018
    Vera A. Essuman (Ghana)
  • Retinoblastoma: Globe Survival and Survival in Developing Countries.
    Masood Naseripour (Iran)
  • Evaluating Retinoblastoma in China
    Xianqun Fan (China)
  • Evaluating the value of organoids in Retinoblastoma
    Duangnate Rojanaporn (Thailand)
  • Liquid biopsies in Retinoblastoma
    Jesse Berry (United States)


26-06-2020 9.00 am-10.30 am Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Glaucoma

New Treatment Strategies and Targets in Glaucoma

Chair(s): Neeru Gupta (Canada); Bill Nortje (South Africa); Ningli Wang (China); Chungkwon Yoo (South Korea);

  • Lymphatic Drainage from the Eye: A New Target for therapy
    Neeru Gupta (Canada)
  • Targeting the Ocular Surface for Glaucoma Care
    Christophe Baudouin (France)
  • Targeting the Brain in Glaucoma with Meditation
    Tanuj Dada (India)
  • Targeting Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) in Glaucoma Disease
    Ningli Wang (China)
  • Undetected IOP Elevation in Glaucoma
    Chungkwon Yoo (South Korea)
  • Medical Management of Glaucoma - Trends and Drug Delivery Innnovations
    Adeola Onakoya (Nigeria)
  • Neuroprotective Strategies Around the Corner
    Leonard Levin (Canada)


26-06-2020 9.00 am-10.30 am Livestream 4

Symposium

Topic: Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Lacrimal Diseases

All About the Orbit: Infection, Inflammation, Vascular Lesions and Tumors

Chair(s): Amal Bukhari (Saudi Arabia); David Verity (United Kingdom); Pete Setabutr (United States);

  • Orbital and Socket Reconstruction After Exenteration
    Honglei Liu (China)
  • A Dental Problem with Orbit/Skull Base Consequences (A Case of Recurrent Ameloblastoma)
    Gangadhara Sundar (Singapore)
  • Vascular Lesions of the Orbit
    David Verity (United Kingdom)
  • Quantification of Globe Stabilization in Acquired Nystagmus with Oscillopsia Using a Titanium T-Plate
    Catherine J. Choi (United States)
  • Invasive Rhino-orbito-cerebral fungal infections
    Grant McLaren (South Africa)
  • Management of Orbital Venolymphatic Malformation
    Weerawan Chokthaweesak (Thailand)


26-06-2020 10.45 am-12.15 pm Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Medical Retina

Latest Developments in Medical Retina

Chair(s): Shih Jen Chen (Chinese Taipei); Paisan Ruamviboonsuk (Thailand);



26-06-2020 10.45 am-12.15 pm Livestream 4

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Oncology

Updates on the Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Surface and Orbital Tumors

Chair(s): Max Conway (Australia); Stijn Genders (Netherlands); Miguel Burnier (Canada);

  • Immune checkpoint inhibitors for locally advanced periocular SCC
    Oded Sagiv (Israel)
  • Improving Outcomes in Conjunctival Melanoma Today: A Multidisciplinary Approach
    Max Conway (Australia)
  • The role of DNA repair in ocular surface malignancies
    Osama Alsheikh (Saudi Arabia)
  • Brachytherapy for extraocular melanoma
    Richard Jennelle (United States)
  • Orbital peripheral nerve sheath tumours
    Tim Sullivan (Australia)
  • Recent advances in ocular surface squamous neoplasia
    Santosh Honavar (India)
  • Orbital Reconstruction Using Custom-made 3-D Printed PolyEtherEtherketon Implants
    Stijn Genders (Netherlands)
  • Orbital Rhabdomyosarcoma in Children, dd. Granulocytic Sarcoma
    Miguel Burnier (Canada)


26-06-2020 12.30 pm-2.00 pm Livestream 4

Symposium

Topic: Ocular Trauma

APOTS-ISOT Advanced Ophthalmic Trauma Symposium

Chair(s): Gangadhara Sundar (Singapore); Rupesh Agrawal (Singapore); S. Natarajan (India);

  • Cornea & Ocular Surface reconstruction in Chemical injury
    Fasika Woreta (United States)
  • The Wobbly & Sinking lens
    Mohan Rajan (India)
  • Preventing & managing the sympathising eye
    Peter Mccluskey (Australia)
  • Managing the persistent & recurrent Retinal Detachment in trauma
    Hua Yan (China)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (not just TON)
    Prem Subramanian (United States)
  • Conceptual approach to Panfacial Trauma
    Gangadhara Sundar (Singapore)
  • End of the Road - The post traumatic blind, painful, disfigured eye
    Akshay Nair (India)


26-06-2020 12.30 pm-2.00 pm Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Ocular Genetics - The Here and Now

Chair(s): Hannah Scanga (United States); Susan Williams (South Africa);

  • Genetic Counseling - pitfalls and pearls
    Hannah Scanga (United States)
  • Genetics of Pediatric Glaucoma
    Susan Williams (South Africa)
  • Inherited Retinal Dystrophies - diagnosis and therapies
    Birgit Lorenz (Germany)
  • What you really should know about RB genetics
    Brenda Gallie (Canada)
  • Important Syndromes for the Pediatric Ophthalmologist to Know
    Arif Khan (United Arab Emirates)


26-06-2020 2.15 pm-3.45 pm Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Glaucoma

The Changing Landscape Of Surgical Glaucoma

Chair(s): Enitan Sogbesan (Canada); Fabian Lerner (Argentina); Daemon McClunan (South Africa); Ingeborg Stalmans (Belgium);

  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) in Angle Closure Glaucoma
    Kazuhiko Mori (Japan)
  • Micropulse Cyclophotocoagulation in the Treatment of Glaucoma
    Fabian Lerner (Argentina)
  • Surgery for Refractory Glaucoma
    Abeba Giorgis (Ethiopia)
  • Surgical Approaches to Primary Congenital Glaucoma
    Ahmad K Khalil (Egypt)
  • Management of Angle Closure Glaucoma and Cataract
    Clement Tham (Hong Kong)
  • MIGS, Trabeculectomy or Tube? Personalizing Care
    Shakeel Shareef (United States)
  • A Novel Device to Shunt Aqueous into the Subarachnoid Space
    Daemon McClunan (South Africa)


26-06-2020 4.00 pm-5.30 pm Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Glaucoma

Videosymposium Master Class: Surgical Techniques For Glaucoma

Chair(s): Seng Kheong Fang (Malaysia); Paul Harasymowcyz (Canada);



26-06-2020 4.00 pm-5.30 pm Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: International Eye Care

COVID-19 and Global Eye Health - Where Are We Now?

Chair(s): Suzanne Gilbert (United States); Gyan Prakash (United States); Ivo Kocur (Switzerland);

  • COVID-19 and Implications for Ophthalmologists Around the World
    Neeru Gupta (Canada)
  • WHO Response to COVID-19
    Alarcos Cieza (Switzerland)
  • Opportunities for collaborative international vision research
    Gyan Prakash (United States)
  • COVID-19 - Lessons learned for eye health delivery in China
    Ningli Wang (China)
  • COVID-19 - Working together as one to speed science
    Peter Kilmarx (United States)
  • COVID-19 - Lessons learned for eye health delivery in India
    S. Natarajan (India)
  • COVID-19 - Lessons learned from New York
    Jeffrey Liebmann (United States)
  • Why I have hope
    Larry Brilliant (United States); Kate Mohinyan (United States)


27-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 1

Symposium

Topic: Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Lacrimal Diseases

Eyelid Malpositions and Malignancies: Basic to Complex

Chair(s): Francesco Quaranta Leoni (Italy); Renbing Jia (China);

  • Management of Lower Lid Entropion: Lateral Block Excision Combined with Retractor Reinsertion
    Dion Paridaens (Netherlands)
  • Surgical Strategies for Management of Upper Eyelid Coloboma
    Yao Fu (China)
  • Reconstruction of Eyelids: A Systematic Approach
    Tammy Osaki (Brazil)
  • Ectropion Surgery: An Update
    Thomas Johnson (United States)
  • Upper eyelid ptosis repair and blepharoplasty: indications and techniques
    Francesco Quaranta Leoni (Italy)
  • Management of Upper Eyelid Entropion
    Mpopi Lenake (South Africa)
  • What we should keep in mind in managing eyelid and periocular malignancy -personal perspective
    Renbing Jia (China)


27-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Evidence-Based Medicine

Current Evidence for Managing Retinal Diseases

Chair(s): Gavin Tan (Singapore); Steve Cook (South Africa);

  • Anti-VEGF therapy can replace laser in developing countries - Yes
    Rizwana Amod (South Africa)
  • Anti-VEGF therapy can replace laser in developing countries - No
    Kwesi Amissah-Arthur (Ghana)
  • We are ready for home monitoring of NVAMD patients on follow-up - Yes
    Dawn Sim (United Kingdom)
  • We are ready for home monitoring of NVAMD patients on follow-up - No
    Francesco Bandello (Italy)
  • Non-clearing vitreous hemorrhage in PDR – trial of anti-VEGF before vitrectomy – Yes
    Steve Cook (South Africa)
  • Non-clearing vitreous hemorrhage in PDR – trial of anti-VEGF before vitrectomy - No
    Gavin Tan (Singapore)
  • OCTA can replace FA for management of retinal diseases - Yes
    Seung-Young Yu (South Korea)
  • OCTA can replace FA for management of retinal diseases - No
    Anna Tan (Singapore)


27-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 3

Symposium

Topic: Cornea, External Eye Diseases, and Eye Banking

New Ideas for Challenging Corneal Diseases

Chair(s): Jesus Merayo-Lloves (Spain);

  • Ocular surface disease and dry eye: the role of neuronal stimulation
    Jesus Merayo-Lloves (Spain)
  • Keratoconus epidemiology and a possible new biomarker
    Jesper Hjortdal (Denmark)
  • How good are Intracorneal ring segments for Keratoconus ?
    Saad Alharbi (Saudi Arabia)
  • Treatment options for Acanthamoeba Keratitis
    Sajjad Ahmad (United Kingdom)


27-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: Ocular Trauma

Management of Anterior Segment Trauma: The Good, The Bad and the New

Chair(s): Kendrick Co Shih (Hong Kong); Stephanie Yuk (Hong Kong); Eubee Koo (United States);

  • Grading and prognostication tools for anterior segment trauma
    Ahmed Shalaby Bardan (Egypt)
  • Anterior segment reconstruction after severe trauma: PKP or DSAEK
    Yun Feng (China)
  • Trauma after refractive surgery
    Danapani Ramamurthy (India)
  • Management of Traumatic Glaucoma
    Robert Chang (United States)
  • How to Make the Vitreo-retinal Surgeon's Life Easier in Open Globe Injurie
    Nicholas Fung (Hong Kong)
  • Management of Traumatic Catarac
    Alex Lap Ki Ng (Hong Kong)
  • Secondary IOL implantation in absence of capsular bag support: Perfecting the Yamane flanged haptic technique
    Reginald Robert Tan (Philippines)


27-06-2020 12.00 pm-1.30 pm Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Lacrimal Diseases

Fillers and Botulinum: Maximizing Artistic and Safe Results

Chair(s): Cynthia Boxrud (United States); Hamzah Mustak (South Africa);

  • Evaluation of the cosmetic patient
    Robert Goldberg (United States)
  • Basic Review of Anatomy for Safe Techniques
    George Charonis (Greece)
  • Practical science of Botulinum Toxin
    Justin Karlin (United States)
  • Practical science of Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
    Cynthia Boxrud (United States)
  • Filler complications: Filler Related Non-Vascular Complications and Treatment
    Hamzah Mustak (South Africa)
  • An Odyssey into the current research on Filler related vascular occlusion
    Shoaib Ugradar (United States)


27-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 1

Symposium

Topic: Cataract and Lens Surgery

Complex Cataract Patients

Chair(s): Boris Malyugin (Russian Federation); George Beiko (Canada); Daniel Badoza (Argentina);



27-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Glaucoma

Confronting Glaucoma Surgery Challenges

Chair(s): Keith Barton (United Kingdom); Jaewan Choi (South Korea); Polla Roux (South Africa); Jesus Jimenez-Roman (Mexico);



27-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 1

Symposium

Topic: Cataract and Lens Surgery

Master Class: Managing PC Rupture and Vitreous Prolapse

Chair(s): Susan MacDonald (United States); Richard Packard (United Kingdom); Jan Talma (South Africa);



27-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Glaucoma

Imaging Optic Nerve, Lamina Cribrosa And Retina In Glaucoma

Chair(s): Ki Ho Park (South Korea); Xiulan Zhang (China);

  • Practical Recommendations for Imaging in Glaucoma
    Gustavo De Moraes (United States)
  • The Best Way to Pick Up Early Glaucoma
    Linda Zangwill (United States)
  • Pearls and Pitfalls of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
    Xiulan Zhang (China)
  • Optic Nerve Imaging for Myopic Glaucomatous Eyes
    Kyung Rim Sung (South Korea)
  • Progression Analysis in Glaucoma Using Macular OCT Scan
    Jin Wook Jeoung (South Korea)
  • Optic Nerve Hemorrhages in Glaucoma - What You Need to Know
    Zeynep Ozturker (Turkey)
  • Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Imaging in Glaucoma
    Naama Hammel (United States)


27-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 4

Symposium

Topic: Refractive Surgery

Toric Implantation in Your Routine Practice

Chair(s): Bonnie Henderson (United States); Thomas Kohnen (Germany);

  • How to select the proper toric IOL power with differing K measurements from different modalities
    Soon-Phaik Chee (Singapore)
  • Intraoperative tips on marking, alignment, positioning
    Anders Behndig (Sweden)
  • Methods to prevent toric IOL rotation
    Boris Malyugin (Russian Federation)
  • Management of postoperative residual astigmatism
    David Chang (United States)


28-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 1

Symposium

Topic: Cornea, External Eye Diseases, and Eye Banking

The Update Status of Corneal Surgery

Chair(s): Shigeru Kinoshita (Japan); Jodhbir Mehta (Singapore);

  • Simple Limbal Epithelial Transplantation (SLET) - Can we push the limits?
    Mahmood Showail (Saudi Arabia)
  • Cultivated Oral Mucosal Epithelial transplantation
    Tsutomu Inatomi (Japan)
  • Descemet Membrane Endothelial Transplantation
    Jodhbir Mehta (Singapore)
  • Cultured Corneal Endothelial Cell Injection Therapy
    Shigeru Kinoshita (Japan)
  • Keratoprosthesis for Severe Corneal Diseases
    Samar Basak (India)


28-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Eye Care Delivery

Achieving Equity in Eye Care Delivery

Chair(s): Babar Qureshi (United Kingdom); Fatima Kyari (Nigeria); Abdulaziz Al Rajhi (Saudi Arabia);

  • Equity as a guiding principle in provision of integrated eye health care
    Fatima Kyari (Nigeria)
  • Using technology to support equity by design in eye health programmes and surveys
    Andrew Bastawrous (United Kingdom)
  • Providing equitable tertiary eye care service in Saudi Arabia
    Abdulaziz Al Rajhi (Saudi Arabia)
  • Sustainable and equitable eye care programmes in sub- sharan Africa
    Adekunle Hassan (Nigeria)
  • How do health systems support equitable eye care delivery: Case study from Mauritania
    Sidi Sidi Cheikh (Mauritania)


28-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 3

Symposium

Topic: Surgical Retina

Surgical Pediatric Retina: Current status and New Perspectives

Chair(s): Wai Ching Lam (Hong Kong); Ihab Saad Othman (Egypt); Sengul Ozdek (Turkey);



28-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 4

Symposium

Topic: Orbital, Oculoplastic, and Lacrimal Diseases

Lacrimal Diseases

Chair(s): Hatem Tawfik (Egypt); Francesco Quaranta Leoni (Italy); Kelvin Chong (Hong Kong);

  • Embryology of the lacrimal pathways: congenital abnormalities and their management
    David Verity (United Kingdom)
  • Optimizing Clinical Outcomes in Transcanalicular Endoscopic Lacrimal Duct Recanalization
    Reynaldo M. Javate (Philippines)
  • Pearls for External DCR
    Melanie Erb (United States)
  • Endoscopy in Lacrimal Surgery: Basics to Advances
    Raoul Paolo D. Henson (Philippines)
  • Punctal Stenosis and Punctal Congestion Syndrome
    Hatem Tawfik (Egypt)
  • Management of Canalicular Obstructions: a Rationale
    Francesco Quaranta Leoni (Italy)
  • How to Manage Postoperative Tearing
    Kyung In Woo (South Korea)
  • How Endoscopic DCR Became My Favorite Operation
    Kelvin Chong (Hong Kong)


28-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: Refractive Surgery

Refractive Surgery: From Cornea to IOL, Complementary Rather Than Competitive

Chair(s): Alaa Eldanasoury (Saudi Arabia); Dan Kritzinger (South Africa);



28-06-2020 12.00 pm-1.30 pm Livestream 3

Symposium

Topic: Vision Rehabilitation

How to Develop a Comprehensive Vision Rehab Center - Barriers and Solutions

Chair(s): Gianfrancesco Villani (Italy); Boshra Elbayoumi (Egypt);

  • Universal Health Coverage and Vision Rehabilitation Services
    Silvio Paolo Mariotti (Switzerland)
  • Competency-Based VR Curricula: achieving excellence in vision rehabilitation
    Filippo Amore (Italy); Simona Turco (Italy)
  • International Low Vision Project in Brazil: service delivery, policy, and funding
    Liana Ventura (Brazil)
  • Low Vision burden and rehabilitation in East Asia
    Ying-Shan Chen (Chinese Taipei)
  • Vision Rehabilitation in Italy
    Filippo Amore (Italy); Simona Turco (Italy)
  • The Tunisian expertise in development of low vision service
    Ahmed Trabilsi (Tunisia)
  • Vision rehabilitation, the Mexican experience
    Vanessa Bosch (Mexico)
  • Vision Rehabilitation in Bahrain (Joint Collaboration by E. Al Alawy, H. Almadhoob & H. Albunasseb)
    Ebtisam Al Alawi (Bahrain)


28-06-2020 12.00 pm-1.30 pm Livestream 4

Symposium

Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Neuro-Ophthalmology in Africa and Beyond

Chair(s): Olufunmilola Ogun (Nigeria); Supanut Apinyawasisuk (Thailand); Anand Moodley (South Africa);

  • Developing a neuro-ophthalmology network and subspecialty training programme in Africa
    Olufunmilola Ogun (Nigeria)
  • Perioperative Ischaemic Optic Neuropathy: a case of vanity and visual loss
    Sandika Baboolal (South Africa)
  • Vascular Optic Neuropathies: A New Look
    Sherif Kamel (Egypt)
  • The Neuro-Ophthalmology of HIV Infection
    Anand Moodley (South Africa)
  • Current Updates on Ocular Tuberculosis & Ethambutol Toxic Optic Neuropathy in the Philippines
    Erwin Palisoc (Philippines)
  • Infectious optic neuritis in Thailand
    Supanut Apinyawasisuk (Thailand)


28-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 1

Symposium

Topic: Surgical Retina

Surgical Controversies in Vitreo-retinal Surgery: The Debate

Chair(s): Matt Young (South Africa); Ehab El Rayes (Egypt); Makoto Inoue (Japan); J. Fernando Arevalo (United States);

  • Introduction and Ground Rules
    Ehab El Rayes (Egypt)
  • Early Vitrectomy for Non Tractional DME vs. Repeat IVT Injections (PRO Vitrectomy for Non Tractional DME)
    Makoto Inoue (Japan)
  • Early Vitrectomy for Non Tractional DME vs. Repeat IVT Injections (PRO Repeat IVT Injections)
    Timothy Lai (Hong Kong)
  • Lens Sparing Vitrectomy vs. Vitrectomy With Routine Lens Extraction in RD (PRO Lens Sparing Vitrectomy)
    Arturo Alezzandrini (Argentina)
  • Lens Sparing Vitrectomy vs. Vitrectomy With Routine Lens Extraction in RD (PRO Routine Lens Extraction)
    TBA
  • Scleral Buckling vs. No Buckle in Vitrectomy for Rhegmatogenous RD (PRO Buckling)
    Ferenc Kuhn (United States)
  • Scleral Buckling vs. No Buckle in Vitrectomy for Rhegmatogenous RD (PRO Vitrectomy)
    Mark Johnson (United States)
  • Vitrectomy and ILM peeel Vs Macular Buckling in High myopic macular Hole detachment (PRO Vitrectomy)
    Barbara Parolini (Italy)
  • Vitrectomy and ILM peeel Vs Macular Buckling in High myopic macular Hole detachment (PRO Macular Buckling)
    Marco Mura (Saudi Arabia)


28-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Cataract and Lens Surgery

Refractive IOL Updates

Chair(s): Cathleen McCabe (United States); Roger Zaldivar (Argentina);



28-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 3

Symposium

Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Techniques for XXL Strabismus

Chair(s): Angela Fernandez (Colombia); Frank Martin (Australia); Mauro Goldchmit (Brazil);



28-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 4

Symposium

Topic: Ocular Imaging/Artificial Intelligence

AI in Ophthalmology: Myths, Controversies and Evidence

Chair(s): Leopold Schmetterer (Singapore);

  • Evidence for deep learning systems for DR Screening
    Daniel Ting (Singapore)
  • Progress update for AI in Ophthalmology
    Fred Hersch (United States)
  • Where would AI fit in clinical care pathways in ophthalmology
    Michael Chiang (United States)
  • AI in ophthalmology from a developing countries perspective
    Steve Cook (South Africa)
  • Ocular imaging-based AI solution for Alzheimer's disease
    Carol Cheung (Hong Kong)


28-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: International Eye Care

World Report on Vision - How Can I Use it to Advance Eye Care?

Chair(s): Ivo Kocur (Switzerland); Silvio Paolo Mariotti (Switzerland); Peter Holland (United Kingdom);

  • World Report of Vision - past and presence in international eye care partnerships
    Ivo Kocur (Switzerland)
  • World Report on Vision - current and future priorities for action
    Silvio Paolo Mariotti (Switzerland)
  • Coordinating role of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness
    Peter Holland (United Kingdom)
  • Aiming at highest quality in eye care
    R.D. Ravindran (India)
  • Young ophthalmologists - what they need to enhance their professional growth
    Paulo Torres (Portugal)
  • Discussion Panel: Making the future in eye care happen
    Ebtisam Al Alawi (Bahrain)
  • Discussion Panel: Making the future in eye care happen
    S. Natarajan (India)


28-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 1

Symposium

Topic: Surgical Retina

Update in the Management of Posterior Segment Trauma: Video Symposium

Chair(s): S. Natarajan (India); Abdulaziz Badla (Syrian Arab Republic);

  • Pellet Ocular Trauma – The Worlds’ largest Series
    S. Natarajan (India)
  • Perforating Posterior Trauma in a Child/ Combined Hemorrhagic Choroidal & Retinal Detachment
    Faisal Fayyad (Jordan)
  • Posterior Segment in IOFB
    Abdulaziz Badla (Syrian Arab Republic)
  • Controversies in the Management of Posterior Segment Open-Globe Injuries
    William F. Mieler (United States)
  • Use of perfluorocarbon as temporary buffer in cases of complex vitrectomies
    Hugo Ocampo (Colombia)
  • Panoramic Keratoprosthesis in trauma
    Jose Dalma-Weiszhausz (Mexico)


28-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Cataract and Lens Surgery

Conquering the Rock Hard Cataract

Chair(s): R.D. Ravindran (India); Steve Arshinoff (Canada); Alaa Elzawawi (Egypt);



28-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 3

Symposium

Topic: Glaucoma

Angle Closure Glaucoma Treatment Update

Chair(s): Clement Tham (Hong Kong); Lisandro Sakata (Brazil); Polla Roux (South Africa); Shan Lin (United States);

  • Beware of these Angle Findings on Gonioscopy
    Anton Hommer (Austria)
  • Anterior Segment Characteristics of Eyes with Different Primary Angle Closure Mechanisms
    Shan Lin (United States)
  • Challenges of Lens Extraction in Eyes with Angle Closure
    Paul Healey (Australia)
  • Establishing the Mechanism of Angle Closure
    Kyung Rim Sung (South Korea)
  • Laser Peripheral Iridotomy to Prevent Angle Closure?
    David Friedman (United States)
  • What You Need to Know About Angle Closure Glaucoma
    Clement Tham (Hong Kong)


28-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 4

Symposium

Topic: Ocular Trauma

Oculoplastic Trauma Symposium - My Worst/Most Challenging Case and What I Learnt from It

Chair(s): Gangadhara Sundar (Singapore); Petrus Gous (South Africa); Suzanne Freitag (United States);



28-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Hot Topics in Neuro-Ophthalmology

Chair(s): Neil Miller (United States); Anthony Arnold (United States);

  • Neuroprotection and optic nerve regeneration
    Larry Benowitz (United States)
  • Cerebral venous stenting for idiopathic intracranial hypertension
    Susan Mollan (United Kingdom)
  • Artificial Intelligence in neuro-ophthalmology
    Dan Milea (Singapore)
  • Neuromyelitis optica and anti-MOG optic neuritis
    Prem Subramanian (United States)
  • Molecular genetics of optic pathway gliomas
    Neil Miller (United States)
  • Controversies in the etiology and treatment of nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy
    Sansal Gedik (Turkey)


29-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 1

Symposium

Topic: Cataract and Lens Surgery

Cataract Patients with Ocular Co-morbidities

Chair(s): Ahmed Elmassry (Egypt); Mohan Rajan (India); Ewa Mrukwa-Kominek (Poland);



29-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Education

World Ophthalmic Education Colloquium - Surgical Training: Best Practices (French)

Chair(s): TBA; Ilhem Mili Boussen (Tunisia);



29-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 3

Symposium

Topic: Cornea, External Eye Diseases, and Eye Banking

Surgical Management in Corneal Ectasia and Other Corneal Problems

Chair(s): Alaa Eldanasoury (Saudi Arabia); Tamer Gamaly (United Arab Emirates);

  • Astigmatic keratotomy for high post PKP astigmatism
    Tamer Gamaly (United Arab Emirates)
  • Big Bubble DALK; Pearls to Success
    Alaa Eldanasoury (Saudi Arabia)
  • Corneal perforation after minor trauma in an eye with post LASIK ectasia
    Mohammed Abusayf (Saudi Arabia)
  • Femtosecond Endothelial Keratoplasty (FEK)
    Saeed Algehedan (Saudi Arabia)
  • Endothelial Keratoplasty in Glaucoma patients
    Fouad F. El Sayyad (Egypt)


29-06-2020 10.15 am-11.45 am Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Pathology and Microbiology

Ophthalmic Pathology in 2020

Chair(s): Lara Sandri (South Africa);

  • Best papers in ophthalmic pathology since the last WOC
    Anita Chan (Singapore)
  • Common unrecognized clinicopathologocal cases in ophthalmic practice
    Ihab Saad Othman (Egypt)
  • So you want to be an eye pathologist?-career opportunities and challenges
    Elisabeth M. Messmer (Germany)
  • AJCC Classification- 8th Edition How can it help in your practice?
    Nora Laver (United States)
  • Inflammation in Uveal Melanoma
    Martine Jager (Netherlands)


29-06-2020 12.00 pm-1.30 pm Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Education

World Ophthalmic Education Colloquium - Educational Strategies in Lifelong Learning in Africa

Chair(s): Helena Filipe (Portugal); Marko Hawlina (Slovenia);

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Good Practices
    Helena Filipe (Portugal)
  • The Good Continuing Professional Development Educator
    Heather Mack (Australia)
  • Submitting an Educational Project in Continuing Professional Development with Success
    Amelia Buque (Mozambique)
  • An Overview of Eye Care Delivery in Angola - a Needs assessment and Educational Approaches
    Luisa Paiva (Angola)
  • An Overview of Eye Care Delivery in Angola - a Needs assessment and Educational Approaches
    Alda Rola (Angola)
  • The Congolese Society of Ophthalmology (CSO) CPD Program: Simulation based training in Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS)
    Ngoy Kilangalanga (Congo, the Democratic Republic of the)
  • The Congolese Society of Ophthalmology (CSO) CPD Program: Simulation based training in Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS)
    Nadine Lusambo Nsiangani (Congo, the Democratic Republic of the)
  • Organizational Leadership in Continuing Professional Development
    Isabel Adir Alves Tavares (Cape Verde)


29-06-2020 12.00 pm-1.30 pm Livestream 3

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Education

Global Young Ophthalmologist Colloquium: Update on International YO Activities, Training & Research

Chair(s): Diva Kant Misra (India); Marcus Ang (Singapore);



29-06-2020 12.00 pm-1.30 pm Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

ROP Therapy - Organizing Delivery of Care

Chair(s): Anand Vinekar (India);



29-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 1

Symposium

Topic: Glaucoma

Surgical Options In Populations Of African Descent

Chair(s): Olusola Olawoye (Nigeria); Jonathan Pons (Swaziland); Daniel Laroche (United States);

  • Combined 23-Gauge Cystotome Goniotomy And Ciliary Sulcus Suprachoroidal Microtube Surgery In Patients with Glaucoma
    Daniel Laroche (United States)
  • The Role of Laser Trabeculoplasty in Africa
    Tony Realini (United States)
  • The Role of Trabeculectomy and Deep Sclerectomy
    Susan Williams (South Africa)
  • Interventions for the Failing Filtering Bleb
    Komi Patrice Balo (Togo)
  • Childhood Glaucoma Surgical Considerations
    Nkiru Kizor-Akaraiwe (Nigeria)
  • The Role of Laser peripheral iridotomy and Trans-scleral cyclodestruction
    Tan Do (Vietnam)
  • Tube or Trabeculectomy First?
    Wisam Shihadeh (Jordan)


29-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Medical Retina

Management of Retinal Vein Occlusion

Chair(s): Hiroko Terasaki (Japan); Matus Rehak (Germany);

  • Results of intravitreal therapy with ranibizumab vs aflibercept for macular edema due to CRVO (LEAVO trial)
    Sobha Sivaprasad (United Kingdom)
  • Steroids in treatment of macular edema in RVO - Results from Internation Retina Group
    Catharina Busch (Germany)
  • Targeted laser photocoagulation of retinal periphery in management of macular edema due to CRVO
    Matus Rehak (Germany)
  • Correlation between macular vessel density and number of intravitreal anti-VEGF agents for macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion
    Hiroko Terasaki (Japan)
  • Vitrectomy and ILM peeling as a first line treatment for macular edema secondary to RVO
    Matias Iglicki (Argentina)


29-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 3

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Pharmacology

Retinal pharmacology: Where we are going now?

Chair(s): Taiji Sakamoto (Japan);



29-06-2020 1.45 pm-3.15 pm Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Oncology

Targeting Uveal Melanoma: Where Are We in 2020?

Chair(s): Hans Grossniklaus (United States); Martine Jager (Netherlands); TBA;



29-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 1

Symposium

Topic: Glaucoma

New Insights into Glaucoma Genetics

Chair(s): Tin Aung (Singapore); Janey Wiggs (United States); Susan Williams (South Africa);

  • Primary Angle Closure Genetics and Disease Mechanisms
    Tin Aung (Singapore)
  • Genetics and African Ancestry
    Susan Williams (South Africa)
  • Discovering Glaucoma Genes from Models
    Chakrabarti Subhabrata (India)
  • Genetics and Glaucoma Care - Now and into the Future
    Janey Wiggs (United States)
  • Risk of primary open angle glaucoma and Beta - amyloid gene
    Michael Hauser (United States)


29-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 2

Symposium

Topic: Medical Retina

New Insights into Diabetic Retinopathy

Chair(s): Patricia Udaondo (United States); Baruch Kuppermann (United States);



29-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 3

Symposium

Topic: Surgical Retina

Novel Techniques in Macular Surgery

Chair(s): Mark S Humayun (United States); Stefan Sacu (Austria); Kwesi Amissah-Arthur (Ghana);

  • Introduction
    Mark S Humayun (United States)
  • Vitrectomy for DME unresponsive to pharmacologic therapy-is Surgery beneficial?
    J. Fernando Arevalo (United States)
  • Impact of the Photoreceptor Layer in Vitreoretinal Surgery
    Stefan Sacu (Austria)
  • Retinal transplantation for failed macular holes
    Okonkwo Ogugua (Nigeria)
  • Retinal Implants: abiotic-biotic interfaces
    Mark S Humayun (United States)
  • Stem cell derived therapy for Stargardt’s disease. A phase I/II clinical trial
    Rodrigo Brant (Brazil)
  • Gene therapy as a drug delivery platform for non-inherited retinal degenerations
    Szilard Kiss (United States)


29-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 4

Symposium

Topic: Contact Lens and Refraction

Therapeutic Contact Lenses - Where Are We in 2020?

Chair(s): Christine Sindt (United States); Christina Grupcheva (Bulgaria);

  • What is a therapeutic lens?
    Christina Grupcheva (Bulgaria)
  • Latest Contact Lenses technology can solve my dry eye problem
    Oliver Woo (Australia)
  • Contact lens carriers- stem cells
    Sorcha Ni Dhubhghaill (Belgium)
  • Contact lens therapeutic effect in corneal ectasias
    Vishal Jhanji (United States)
  • Advanced and Future Contact Lens Technology
    John Gelles (United States)


29-06-2020 3.30 pm-5.00 pm Livestream 5

Symposium

Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Challenging Cases in Neuro-Ophthalmology

Chair(s): Stephen Akafo (Ghana); Pinar Aydin (Turkey); Dan Milea (Singapore);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Vision Rehabilitation

Vision Rehabilitation Course

Chair(s): Boshra Elbayoumi (Egypt);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Vision Rehabilitation

Vision Rehabilitation of Challenging Cases

Chair(s): Liana Ventura (Brazil);

  • Anomalous head postures associated to strabismus in children with low vision.
    Galton Vasconcelos (Brazil)
  • Management of amblyopia and low vision superimposed
    Galton Vasconcelos (Brazil)
  • Congenital Zika Syndrome: Previous and Later Ophthalmologic Abnormalities in Brazil
    Liana Ventura (Brazil)
  • Access to low vision and rehabilitation devices in Nigeria
    Adedayo Adio (Nigeria)
  • Central visual impairment
    Boshra Elbayoumi (Egypt)
  • Improving AMD Care: from intravitreal therapy to visual rehabilitation training
    Winfried Amoaku (United Kingdom)
  • Sustainable LV patient care: experience of an interdisciplinary approach in Germany
    Werner Eisenbarth (Germany)
  • Microperimetry: current features that can help in Low Vision Rehabilitation
    Gianfrancesco Villani (Italy)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Uveitis

Diagnosis and Treatment of TB-associated Uveitis

Chair(s): Soumyava Basu (India); Jonel Steffen (South Africa); Rina La Distia Nora (Indonesia);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Uveitis

Uveitis - A Conondrum!

Chair(s): Mamta Agarwal (India);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Medical Retina

Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Chair(s): Francesco Bandello (Italy); Catharina Busch (Germany);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Medical Retina

OCTA in AMD, Diabetic Retinopathy and other Retinal Disease

Chair(s): Srinivas Sadda (United States); Sobha Sivaprasad (United Kingdom);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Medical Retina

Myopia

Chair(s): Paisan Ruamviboonsuk (Thailand); Matus Rehak (Germany);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Nystagmus 101

Chair(s): Ellen Mitchell (United States);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Pharmacology

Chemical Agents for Cataract Surgery

Chair(s): Anders Behndig (Sweden); Steve Arshinoff (Canada); Laura Wielders (Netherlands);

  • Intracameral mydriatics
    Anders Behndig (Sweden)
  • Intracameral moxifloxacin for endophthalmitis prophylaxis
    Steve Arshinoff (Canada)
  • Prophylaxis for macular edema - the PREMED study
    Laura Wielders (Netherlands)
  • Intracameral antibiotics in cataract surgery - the Aravind studies
    R.D. Ravindran (India)
  • Povidone Iodine in cataract surgery
    George Beiko (Canada)
  • Topical steroids and risk factors for steroid response
    David Chang (United States)
  • How to Implement Dropfree Surgery Safely
    William Myers (United States)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Epidemiology

Ophthalmic Epidemiology in the Era of Big Data: How Super-computers Are Changing the Face of Ophthalmology

Chair(s): Kathryn Burdon (Australia);

  • Using genomic information in the clinic: Developing genetic risk scores for glaucoma
    Alex Hewitt (Australia)
  • Artificial intelligence in ophthalmology
    Mingguang He (Australia)
  • Novel therapeutic approaches through single cell transcriptomics
    Brian Hafler (United States)
  • Clinical application of genetic testing for inherited ophthalmic disease 2
    Janey Wiggs (United States)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Epidemiology

Emerging Threats to Managing the Global Burden of Eye Disease: How to Access this Data, Modify our Disease-control Strategies and Monitor Outcomes?

Chair(s): Rupert Bourne (United Kingdom); Jost Jonas (Germany);

  • Global Prevalence of Blindness and Distance and Near Vision Impairment in 2020: progress towards the Vision 2020 targets and what the future holds.
    Rupert Bourne (United Kingdom)
  • Africa's pattern of eye disease - opportunities and solutions
    John Kempen (United States)
  • Eye diseases and their socioeconomic determinants: Asia
    Jost Jonas (Germany)
  • Low and Middle Income Countries- opportunities and solutions
    Joshua Ehrlich (United States)
  • Implications of the changes in causes of vision loss and upscaling of healthcare efforts to tackle this beyond 2020
    Serge Resnikoff (Switzerland)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Education

World Ophthalmic Education Colloquium - Improving Teaching Faculty

Chair(s): Ana Gabriela Palis (Argentina); Karl Golnik (United States); Eduardo Mayorga (Argentina);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Education

World Ophthalmic Education Colloquium - Surgical Training: Best Practices (English)

Chair(s): Heather Mack (Australia); Mathys Labuschagne (South Africa);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Education

ICO Exams, Fellowships and Education Symposium

Chair(s): Cordula Gabel-Obermaier (Germany); Berthold Seitz (Germany);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ocular Imaging/Artificial Intelligence

Glaucoma Imaging

Chair(s): Leopold Schmetterer (Singapore);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ocular Imaging/Artificial Intelligence

Advanced Ocular Imaging Solutions

Chair(s): Leopold Schmetterer (Singapore);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Electrophysiologic and Other Diagnostic Testing in Neuro-ophthalmology

Chair(s): Carmen Chan (Hong Kong); Aki Kawasaki (Switzerland); Sherif Kamel (Egypt);

  • Basics and clinical applications of electrophysiologic testing in neuro-ophthalmology
    Kaoru Fujinami (United Kingdom)
  • Investigation for visual loss of unknown cause using electrodiagnostics
    Clare Fraser (Australia)
  • Clinical Case
    Mark Moster (United States)
  • OCT in neuro-ophthalmology
    Carmen Chan (Hong Kong)
  • Advances in practical neuroradiology for ophthalmologists
    Anthony Arnold (United States)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Glaucoma

Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma: Challenges And Treatment Options

Chair(s): Robert Ritch (United States); Gordana Sunaric-Megevand (Switzerland); Jost Jonas (Germany); Tin Aung (Singapore);

  • Ocular Manifestations in Exfoliation Syndrome
    Robert Ritch (United States)
  • Special Considerations in Managing Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma
    Gordana Sunaric-Megevand (Switzerland)
  • What is the Best Initial Treatment for Exfoliation Glaucoma?
    Ana Maria Vasquez (Ecuador)
  • Managing Exfoliation Glaucoma in Africans
    Olusola Olawoye (Nigeria)
  • Surgical Approaches to Cataract and High Pressure in Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma
    Shams Mohammed Noman (Bangladesh)
  • Pseudoexfoliation Angle Closure Management
    Tin Aung (Singapore)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Eye Care Delivery

VISION 2020: Lessons Learned and Future Developments

Chair(s): Serge Resnikoff (Switzerland); Ciku Mathenge (Kenya);

  • VISION 2020 achievements and shortfalls, and WHO World Report on Vision main recommendations
    Serge Resnikoff (Switzerland)
  • What does WHO expects from ophthalmologists? How can they contribute to the achievement of WHO recommendations?
    Silvio Paolo Mariotti (Switzerland)
  • What do IAPB and NGOs expect from ophthalmologists? How can they contribute to the achievement of universal eye health coverage?
    Peter Holland (United Kingdom)
  • ICO Perspective on Addressing Eye Care Needs Worldwide
    Ivo Kocur (Switzerland)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Eye Care Delivery

How Can New Technologies and Tools Improve Quality of Eye Care?

Chair(s): Fatima Kyari (Nigeria); Van C. Lansingh (Mexico); Nikhil Choudhari (India);

  • Scientific, political and ethical questions that must be addressed to ensure safety and effectiveness of big data and Medical Artificial Intelligence in Eye
    Fatima Kyari (Nigeria)
  • Measuring what matters in eye health programmes - use of smartphone technology and health intelligence to drive impact
    Andrew Bastawrous (United Kingdom)
  • Simulation-Based Training for Cataract Surgery
    Ashish Bacchav (India)
  • Diagonal Model of Glaucoma Care for Rural and Under-served Areas
    Nikhil Choudhari (India)
  • Telemedicine and artificial intelligence for diabetic retinopathy mass screening in Cameroon
    Henry Nkumbe (Cameroon)
  • Implementing a Telemedicine eye care programme
    Miguel Angel Vazquez Membrillo (Mexico)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Contact Lens and Refraction

Contact Lens Complications - Who is Responsible?

Chair(s): Denise de Freitas (Spain); Loretta Szczotka-Flynn (United States);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Contact Lens and Refraction

Contact Lenses - Option for Myopia Correction

Chair(s): Christine Sindt (United States);

  • Pandemic myopia- a worldly problem
    Daddi Fadel (Italy)
  • Contact Lens Correction- Orthokeratology and Soft Contact Lenses
    Oliver Woo (Australia)
  • Can CKR/CXL stop Myopia Progression
    Sami El Hage (United States)
  • Contac Lens Related Keratitis
    Namrata Sharma (India)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ocular Trauma

Ophthalmic Trauma - Think Globally, Act Locally

Chair(s): S. Natarajan (India); Gangadhara Sundar (Singapore);

  • Ophthalmic traum - African perspective
    Jan Talma (South Africa)
  • Role of Ophthalmologist in emergency room management
    Rafeeq Jhetam (South Africa)
  • Prevention of Ophthalmic Trauma (legislation, technology, enforcement, advocacy - a global perspective
    Annette Hoskin (Australia)
  • What/how do we teach residents @ Ocular traumatology
    Ferenc Kuhn (United States)
  • Ophthalmic trauma as a subspecialty - need for institutions to start units/residency & fellowship training
    S. Natarajan (India)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ocular Trauma

Vitreoretinal and Uveal Symposium

Chair(s): S. Natarajan (India);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Interdisciplinary

Evolving Humanitarian Programs - Brought to you by the St John Ophthalmic Association

Chair(s): David Verity (United Kingdom); Bruce Spivey (United States);

  • Passing the baton : Ensuring self sufficiency in eye care in a post conflict country: The EastTimor Eye Program
    Nitin Verma (Australia)
  • Fighting Blindness in Myanmar
    James Muecke (Australia)
  • The evolving international academic arm of St John - One Order, Four Continents
    David Verity (United Kingdom)
  • Soweto - new hope
    George Woods (South Africa)
  • AOI PhD program for sub Saharan countries
    Marie-Jose Tassignon (Belgium)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: Ophthalmic Pathology and Microbiology

Inflammation of the Eye and Adnexa- What's New?

Chair(s): Tero Kivela (Finland); Geeta Vemuganti (India);



On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: International Eye Care

World Report on Vision - Efficient Use of Eye Care Work Force

Chair(s): Ivo Kocur (Switzerland); Thulasiraj Ravilla (India);

  • Introduction: human resources for eye care
    Ivo Kocur (Switzerland)
  • World Report on Vision - human resource requirements for comprehensive eye care services
    Silvio Paolo Mariotti (Switzerland)
  • Building efficient eye care teams
    Thulasiraj Ravilla (India)
  • Allied ophthalmic personnel - competency assessment for eye care team
    William Astle (Canada)
  • Optometrists in eye care team
    Sandy Block (United States)
  • Summary: opportunities and challenges in developing suitable human resources in Africa
    Daniel Kiage (Kenya)
  • International and domestic partnerships for trachoma control - lessons learned
    Danny Haddad (United States)


On-demand session

Symposium

Topic: International Eye Care

World Report on Vision - How Can I Engage in International Eye Care?

Chair(s): Ivo Kocur (Switzerland); Victoria M. Sheffield (United States);

  • Introduction: Key international partners in eye care
    Ivo Kocur (Switzerland)
  • Partnerships for effective global advocacy: Achieving the World Health Assembly resolution to advance the World Report on Vision
    Brandon Ah Tong (Australia)
  • Partnerships for eye care education - case study: SEVA Seva Foundation
    Suzanne Gilbert (United States)
  • Partnerships for eye care delivery - case study: sustainable eye care programmes supported by the International Eye Foundation
    John Barrows (United States)
  • Integration of eye care partnerships in larger development agendas
    Kolawole Ogundimu (Nigeria)
  • Summary: International networks to advance eye care - how can I join?
    Babar Qureshi (United Kingdom)