Prof Tetsuro Oshika is Chairman and Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Tsukuba, Japan. He is Vice President of Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO), Vice President of the Academy of Asia-Pacific Professors of Ophthalmology (AAPPO), member of the Global Advisors Committee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and Immediate Past President of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society. He is the recipient of the Achievement Award of AAO (2006); the Achievement Award (2015) and Jose Rizal Medal (2016) of APAO; and is Silver Fellow of the Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology (ARVO, 2015). 

Prof Oshika is an internationally recognized expert in cataract and anterior segment surgery. He is also a globally renowned clinician-scientist whose research interests span a wide range, including ocular optics, cataract surgery, corneal disease, and ocular imaging. He has authored or co-authored over 600 peer-reviewed publications and over 100 textbook chapters, and has delivered over 400 invited lectures.

Prof Oshika will be delivering the 2019 APACRS LIM Lecture titled “The Quest for Safer and More Accurate Cataract Surgery” (より安全で正確な白内障手術を目指して) at the Opening Ceremony on Friday, 4 October 2019.

Summary of Presentations

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Thursday, 03 October 2019
Kyokusui Room, 3F
08:30 – 08:45hrs
09:30 – 09:45hrs
MC3: Mastering Toric IOLs (08:30–10:00hrs)
- Course Director: Tetsuro OSHIKA
Preoperative Consideration and Patient Selection
Complication Management and Difficult Cases
Gyoun Room, 4F IS2: Santen Lunch Symposium (12:15 – 13:15hrs)
- Moderator: Tetsuro OSHIKA
Gyoun Room, 4F S2: UMAMI – Something for Everyone (10:30–12:00hrs)
- Chair: Tetsuro OSHIKA, LEE Mun Wai, Michael KNORZ
Friday, 04 October 2019
Suiun Room, 3F
08:30 – 10:00hrs
APACRS Opening Ceremony & APACRS LIM Lecture
APACRS LIM Lecture: The Quest for Safer and More Accurate Cataract Surgery
(30 minutes presentation)
Gyoun Room, 4F
12:45 – 13:45hrs
IS7: HOYA Lunch Symposium (12:45 – 13:45hrs)
Vivinex™ Toric Can Rule the Market