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Ophthalmology
*Ophthalmology* is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye . Ophthalmology literally means “the science of eyes”. An *ophthalmologist* is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. Since ophthalmologists perform operations on eyes, they are both surgical and medical specialists.
 

 EYE Health Messages

SQUINT

If you see a child with squint, please refer the child to an Ophthalmologist or an Orthoptist as soon as possible. Squint among young children need to be treated as soon as possible before the age of 8 years. Untreated Squint can lead to poor vision known as Lazy eye or Amblyopia If squint is provided treatment early enough, poor vision ( Lazy eye ) can be prevented.
 

 Events 2018

March 2018
International Council of Ophthalmology Residency Program Director Course in Myanmar will be held in 22- 23 Mar 2018 by ICO Education Program Director Prof Karl Golnik, Ophthalmological Society of MMA and HKI Myanmar!

See Below ICO course in Hanzou, China ( 2017) 

8-11 February 2018

The 33rd Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress in conjunction with the 29th
Hongkong Ophthalmological Symposium. 
Dear Prof./Dr. Aung, Re: APAO Distinguished Service Awards 2018 Congratulations on being selected as a recipient of the 2018 APAO Distinguished Service Award! We are deeply appreciative of the significant contributions you have made to advancing ophthalmic care and training in our region. An award presentation will be held during the Gala Dinner of the 33rd Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress from 19:00 – 21:30 on February 10, 2018, (Saturday) at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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 Events 2016/2017

17th Global Ophthalmology, Optometry and Glaucoma Conference November 2-4, 2017 | Bangkok, Thailand
Ophthalmology conference would lay a platform for the interaction between experts around the world and aims in accelerating scientific discoveries. The main theme of the conference is “Enlightening the vision range in ophthalmology”. Ophthalmology conference is a remarkable event which brings together a unique and international mix of large and medium companies, leading universities and research institutions and hospitals in the field of Ophthalmology, Optometry and Glaucoma.
  Ophthalmology conference emphasizes on: •           Ophthalmology Practice and surgery •           Clinical, Surgical Ophthalmology and Diagnostics Tools •           Neuro-Ophthalmology and Research •           Pediatric Ophthalmology and Novel Approaches •           Primary and Secondary Glaucoma •           Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis of Glaucoma •           Treatments and Medications for Glaucoma •           Retina Disorders during Glaucoma •           Pediatric Glaucoma •           Surgical Techniques and Novel therapeutics in Glaucoma •           Future of glaucoma treatment and management •           Eye-Sight and Vision: An Overview •           Optometry and Vision Science •           Ocular Oncology and Pharmacology •           Ocular Microbiology and Immunology •           Ophthalmic Research and Drug Delivery •           The Science of Orthoptics •           Ophthalmologists Career & Training •           Optometrists Courses & Education For more details: Ophthalmology and Glaucoma conference 2017

Regards Praveen Kumar

Organizing Committee Assistant Tel: +1-302-231-6756 E: glaucoma@ophthalmologyconferences.com

October 2017
"29th Ophthalmology Society Conference"  will be held on 30th -31st October 2017 at Novotel Hotel, Yangon
 
12 August 2017
“Everything You Want To Know About Abnormal Eye Movements Course in conjunction with NUHS MMed Prep Course”
12 August 2017, Auditorium Level 4  Tower Block, SNEC 
28 July 2017

International Summer conference on Friday 28 July at Portland,  

Casey Eye Institute, International Ophthalmology   

Participants from Myanmar
Honorary Professor Than Aung, University of Medicine,  Mandalay
Professor Yee Yee Aung, University of Medicine, Mandalay
The conference will focus on evidence and strategies to address unnecessary blindness worldwide, and look forward to the future of international and community ophthalmology.
An investigatory site visit as part of the growing partnership between Oregan Health & Science University, Siriraj Medical School and Mandalay Eye Hospital
23rd March, 2017
The launching ceremony of the National Eye Health Plan 2017- 2021.  The Plan will be launched by His Excellency Dr Myint Htwe, Union Minister of Health and Sports and Mr Brian Doolan, ChiefExecutive Officer, The Fred Hollows Foundation.  The event shall be held as follows:
Date: 23rd March, 2017
Time: 8:30 am
Venue: Thingaha Hotel, Hotel No. 2, YazaThingaha Road, Hotel Zone, Nay Pyi Taw,
Tel:  067 414 123
   
Special CME Accreditation and Certification
9th Global Ophthalmology Summit March 15-16, 2017 London, UK
Theme:  " Clinical and Academic Advancement in Ophthalmology "
Benefits:
  • All participants would receive CME certification.
  • All accepted abstracts will be published in the respective Journals.
  • Each abstract will receive a DOI provided by Cross Ref.
  • Special privileges on group registrations.
  • Chance of B2B meeting
  • Opportunity to organize Workshop/Symposia
This is a scientific congregation which brings together researchers, scientists, and key decision makers, industry professionals in the same physical space for a brief yet intense period of discussion, collaboration, and addressing related problems in research.
For more details: http://ophthalmologysummit.conferenceseries.com/
9-11 December 2016
The 5th Biennial Scientific Meeting of Asia Cornea Society 2016 (ACS 2016) in conjunction with the 5th Asia Orthokeratology and Specialty Lens Conference (AOSLC 2016)
Date December 9 (Fri) ~ 11 (Sun), 2016
Venue Sheraton Grande Walkerhill, Seoul, Korea
Hosted by Organizing Committee of ACS 2016 & AOSLC 2016
Organized by Asian Cornea Society
5th Biennial Scientific Meeting Seoul, South Korea, 9 to 11 December 2016! Abstract Submission Deadline is Extended to 31 July 2016! http://www.acs2016seoul.com/program/

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18 November 2016
Combined CME program of  Myanmar Ophthalmological Society will be held on 18 Nov 2016, Fridayat Yangon Eye Hospital. All are invited to participate
24 to 26 October 2016
Preconference International Glaucoma Meeting which will be held at Novotel Hotel, Yangon on 24th October 2016 (Monday). -
  • Ophthalmological Society Meeting at Yangon Eye Hospital on 9th August 2016 for 28th Ophthalmic Surgeons' Conference which will be held at Novotel Hotel, Yangon from 24th to 26th October 2016.
 
18 October 2016
     
3-4 September 2016

Ophthalmic Anaesthesia: Trends and Techniques

4th World Congress of Ophthalmic Anaesthesia

WCOA - 2016

Venue ITC Grand Chola, Chennai India  Abstracts Closing date 31 July 2016 http://sankarenethralaya.org /wcoa2016/abstract-submission.html
20-21 August 2016
Refractive surgery 360, L V Prasad Eye Institute
Two days of refractive surgery. Period. 20 - 21 August 2016 Hyderabad International Convention Center, Hyderabad Contact Mark Nathaniel Thadikonda & Vijayamma Nannepaga Ophthalmic Education Centre L V Prasad Eye Institute Kallam Anji Reddy Campus L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills Road No. 2, Hyderabad 500034 Snigdha: Mobile: +91 7331140360, Phone:+91 40 30612567 Email: refractivesurgery360@lvpei.org, snigdha@lvpei.org, jagadeshreddy@lvpei.org Website: http://www.lvpei.org/events/2016/refractivesurgery360/index.html  
13-8-2016 ( Saturday)

84th Anniversay Top Con Road Show13-8-2016 ( Saturday)Park Royal Hotel 33 Alan Pya Phaya Road, Dagon Township, Yangon Myanmar

 
7 - 30 July 2016 
29th  APACRS   Nusa Dua Bali 2016 Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center

www.apacrs2016 .org

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14 - 16 July 2016 
APGC   Chiang Mai , Thailand 3rd Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Conference WWW. APGAUCOMA.ORG  
6-10 May 2016
ASCRS .  ASOA  Symposium and Congress,  New Orleans 
The ASCRS Annual Symposium is the largest U.S Meeting Exclusively for Anterior Segment specialists. 
AnnualMeeting.ascrs.org  
 
24 -27 March 2016 -APAO 2016 Taipei
 
5 March 2016   MEENT Hospital-  Glaucoma week Celebration
15 to 18 March 2016  NOGH

A group of Glaucoma experts from Israel  visit  to NOGH, ophthalmology department and  No.(1) Defence Services General Hospital from 15-18 March 2016.

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