Dr Donald Tan is Adjunct Professor in Ophthalmology at the Singapore National Eye Centre, and Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School, Senior Scientific Advisor at the Singapore Eye Research Institute, and a senior partner at Eye & Retina Surgeons, and Eye & Cornea Surgeons.  He has published over 390 peer-reviewed articles in the field of cornea, and is the recipient of over 20 international awards, which include the 2009 AAO/ISRS Casebeer Award, the 2012 EuCornea Medal, the 2013 Albrecht von Graefe Innovator’s Lecture, the 2015 ASCRS Binkhorst Lecture, and the 2018 Fuchs Symposium Charles Tillett Lecturer.

A Past President of the US-based Cornea Society, Dr Tan is also the founding and current President of the Asia Cornea Society, which he formed in 2007, and the founding and current chair of the Association of Eye Banks of Asia.  He was inducted as a member of the Academia Ophthalmologia Internationalis in 2018, and currently serves as an International Trustee-at-Large for the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Summary of Presentations

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Thursday, 03 October 2019
Kongo Room, 3F
10:30 – 10:31hrs
11:43 – 12:01hrs
MC6: Mastering Corneal Endothelial Transplantation (10:30–12:00hrs)
- Course Director: Donald TAN, Jun SHIMAZAKI
Alternative DMEK Techniques for the Asian Eye
Gyoun Room, 4F
14:00 – 14:08hrs S3-4
S3: ORIGAMI – Combined Cataract Surgery (13:30–15:00hrs)
Combined Cataract and Endothelial Keratoplasty
Friday, 04 October 2019
Gyoun Room, 4F
07:30 – 08:30hrs
ASAGOHAN – Breakfast with Sensei (Meet–The–Experts)
Table 5: Cornea