Prof. Donald Tan is a cornea and refractive surgeon with a profound enthusiasm for research and education. His work includes research on new forms of lamellar keratoplasty, ocular surface and stem cell transplantation, artificial cornea surgery, refractive surgery trials, epidemiological studies on myopia and clinical trials on various approaches to retarding myopia progression. Prof. Tan is the Medical Director of the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC), Chairman of the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) and a tenured professor at the Department of Ophthalmology at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He also heads the SNEC Cornea and Refractive Services and is Medical Director of the Singapore Eye Bank. He is the founding President of the Asia Cornea Society (ACS) and the Association of Eye Banks of Asia (AEBA), both devoted to reducing the impact of corneal blindness in Asia.

Summary of Presentations

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Thursday, 03 October 2019
Kongo Room, 3F
11:26 – 11:46hrs
MC6: Mastering Corneal Endothelial Transplantation (10:30–12:00hrs)
- Course Director: Donald TAN, Jun SHIMAZAKI
Alternative DMEK Techniques for the Asian Eye
Gyoun South, 4F
14:00 – 14:08hrs S3-4
S3: ORIGAMI – Correct Sequence in Combined Cataract Surgery (13:30–15:00hrs)
Combined Cataract and Endothelial Keratoplasty
Friday, 04 October 2019

07:30 – 08:30hrs
ASAGOHAN – Breakfast with Sensei (Meet–the–Experts)
Table 5: Cornea