Dr. Abhay Vasavada is the Research Director for the Iladevi Cataract & IOL Research Centre and the Clinical Director and Principal Trainer for the Phacoemulsification Program: National and International of the Raghudeep Eye Clinic in India. Dr. Vasavada is a dedicated educator for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and has been Chief Instructor for the instructional course on congenital cataract surgery and phacoemulsification of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) since 1996. Over 100 ophthalmologists have been awarded fellowships in cataract surgery under his guidance.

Summary of Presentations

Thursday, 19 July 2018
08:30 – 10:00hrs
Sukhothai Room 3
MasterClass (MC1): Paediatric Cataract Surgery – Steps for Success
• Course Director with Ken NISCHAL
• IOL Implantation below 2 Years: An Asian Perspective
13:30 – 15:00hrs
Auditorium
MasterClass (MC7): Phaco Chop – Means & Methods
Chop Techniques
Friday, 20 July 2018
07:30 – 08:30hrs
Sukhothai Room 2
Meet-The-Experts
Table 1: Femtophaco Cataract Surgery
Saturday, 21 July 2018
14:00 – 15:40hrs
Lanna Ballroom 2
Symposium (S15): What I Am Doing Differently This Year – Embracing Change
It Takes Two to Tango – Management of Cataracts with Retinal Comorbidities
(8 minutes presentation with 2 minutes discussion)