Dr. Abhay Vasavada is the Research Director for the Iladevi Cataract & IOL Research Centre and the Clinical Director and Principal Trainer for the Phacoemulsification Program: National and International of the Raghudeep Eye Clinic in India. Dr. Vasavada is a dedicated educator for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and has been Chief Instructor for the instructional course on congenital cataract surgery and phacoemulsification of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) since 1996. Over 100 ophthalmologists have been awarded fellowships in cataract surgery under his guidance.

Summary of Presentations

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Thursday, 03 October 2019
Kongo Room, 3F
08:32 – 08:45hrs
MC1: Mastering Paediatric Cataract Surgery (08:30–10:00hrs)
- Course Director: Abhay VASAVADA, Ken NISCHAL
IOL Implantation Below 2 Years – Complications and Advantages: An Asian Perspective
Suiun Room, 3F
12:15 – 13:15hrs
IS1: Alcon Lunch Symposium (12:15 – 13:15hrs)
- Moderator: Abhay VASAVADA
Enhanced Safety during Phaco with Centurion® Active Sentry®
Gyoun Room, 4F
14:10 – 14:18hrs S3-5
S3: ORIGAMI – Combined Cataract Surgery (13:30–15:00hrs)
Combined Cataract and Squint Surgery
Friday, 04 October 2019
Gyoun Room, 4F
07:30 – 08:30hrs
ASAGOHAN – Breakfast with Sensei (Meet–The–Experts)
Table 4: Complex Cataracts
Saturday, 05 October 2019
Suiun Room, 3F
11:25 – 11:33hrs S8-2
S8: IRON CHEF – Challenging Cataract Surgery (11:15–12:35hrs)
Traumatic Cataracts - Locking-in the IOL
外傷性白内障 – 眼内レンズロックイン
Kyokusui Room, 3F
12:44 – 12:54hrs
APACRS Phaco Essentials – A Video & Didactic Course (11:30 – 13:30hrs)
- Moderator: Abhay VASAVADA, CHAN Wing Kwong, Graham BARRETT, Pannet PANGPUTHIPONG, Rosa BRAGA-MELE
Divide and Conquer/Chop