Focus On Glaucoma Webinar: South East Asia

As part of our activities to mark World Glaucoma Week 2020, IAPB presents six webinars to cover the regions of North America, Africa, South East Asia, Europe, Latin America and Western Pacific for members and partnering organisations to take part in during 8-14 March 2020.

The introduction to the South East Asia webinar will be given by Rengaraj Venkatesh. Speakers include Srinivasan Kavitha who will speak on strengthening opportunistic screening for glaucoma in the developing world.  Sushma Tejwani will speak on the role of AI for glaucoma management. Suman Thapa will focus on managing glaucoma in difficult terrains and George V. Puthuran will speak on low cost tube shunt surgery for intractable glaucoma in the developing world.

Chair:

webinar-Rengaraj-Venkatesh
Dr. Rengaraj Venkatesh

CMO, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry

Topic: The introduction to the South East Asia webinar

Speakers:

webinar-Srinivasan-Kavitha
Dr. Srinivasan Kavitha

Head Glaucoma Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry

Topic: Strengthening opportunistic screening for glaucoma in developing world

webinar-Sushma-Tejwani
Dr. Sushma Tejwani

Head Glaucoma Services, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore

Topic: Role of Artificial Intelligence for glaucoma management

webinar-suman-thapa
Dr. Suman Thapa

Head of Research, TIO, Kathmandu, Nepal

Topic: Managing glaucoma in difficult terrains

webinar-GeorgeV-Puthuran
Dr. George V. Puthuran

Topic: Low cost tube shunt surgery for intractable glaucoma in developing world

Date:

Wednesday 11th March, 2020

Time:

4pm IST

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