Dr. Michael Lawless trained in cornea and external diseases with Prof. Doug Coster in Adelaide and in cornea and refractive surgery with Prof. Richard Troutman in New York. Back in Sydney, he was the first surgeon to perform LASIK in 1995 and cataract surgery with the femtosecond laser in 2011. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed scientific papers and textbook chapters on innovations in eye surgery and delivered a keynote lecture on the future of laser cataract surgery at the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2012. He was the president of the International Society of Refractive Surgery in 2001, chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, Royal North Shore Hospital from 2000 to 2006, and convenor of the cataract scientific program at the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in 2013.

Summary of Presentations

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Thursday, 03 October 2019
Gyoun Room, 4F
08:50 – 08:58hrs S1-3
S1: KATANA – The Cutting Edge in Phaco & IOLs (08:30–10:00hrs)
Impact of Total Keratometry Measurements on IOL Selection in Post LASIK Eyes
Suiun Room, 3F
12:15 – 13:15hrs
IS1: Alcon Lunch Symposium (12:15 – 13:15hrs)
The Good Just Got Better: New IOL Platform with the Ultimate Delivery Experience
Saturday, 05 October 2019
Suiun Room, 3F
07:35 – 07:50hrs ML1-2
THE RISING SUN – Early Morning Lectures (07:20–07:50hrs)
How to Determine When a Cataract is Visually Significant