Dr. Shimizu acquired his Ph.D in Medicine at the University of Tokyo. He has served as Director of the Ophthalmological Department, Musashino Red Cross Hospital and Chairman of the Ophthalmology Department, Kitasato University School of Medicine, where he is currently Professor Emeritus. He is currently Director General, Sanno Eye Center and Professor, International University of Health and Welfare.

A pioneer in the development of contemporary cataract surgery, Dr. Shimizu conducted the first ophthalmic surgery using topical anesthesia and developed the toric intraocular lens. He also introduced LASIK, ICL, and other types of refractive surgery in Japan. He is the developer of Hole ICL (ICL KS-AquaPORT) and one of the only two ICL Senior Expert Instructors in the country. Respected worldwide as an expert in cataract and refractive surgery, his ophthalmic surgery combining the two is highly regarded overseas for having enhanced and continuing to enhance the quality of life (QOL) of many patients.

Summary of Presentations

Thursday, 03 October 2019
14:45 – 15:00hrs
TBC
MC8: Mastering Myopia (13:30–15:00hrs)
- Course Director: Sri GANESH, Kimiya SHIMIZU
Phakic IOLs – Special Surgical Tips & Overcoming Complications
Friday, 04 October 2019
08:30 – 10:00hrs
Suiun Room, 3F
APACRS Opening Ceremony & APACRS LIM Lecture
Welcome Speech
Saturday, 05 October 2019
14:10 – 14:18hrs S10-2
Gyoun South, 4F
S10: SUMO – Wrestling with Challenges in Refractive Surgery (14:00–15:30hrs)
- Chair: Kimiya SHIMIZU, Hungwon TCHAH, CHAN Wing Kwong
10 years follow up of KS-AquaPORT IC