Dr. Mahipal S. Sachdev, Chairman & Medical Director of Centre For Sight group of eye hospitals, is a renowned ophthalmic surgeon who is recognized for his expertise in the areas of corneal, refractive and cataract surgery, both nationally and internationally. He is widely credited to be a pioneer in India in propagating the technique of phacoemulsification for cataract surgery and LASIK for the removal of glasses. He has been honored with the Padmashri award for his excellence in the field of medicine by Hon. President of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam on 23 March 2007. He is currently the Chairman of Intraocular Implant & Refractive Society (India). He has also been elected International Member by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Summary of Presentations

Thursday, 19 July 2018
10:30 – 12:00hrs
Sukhothai Room 3
MasterClass (MC6): Crosslinking – Timing and Techniques
Customized Crosslinking
Friday, 20 July 2018
12:45 – 13:45hrs
Lanna Ballroom 2
(IS4): Johnson & Johnson Vision Lunch Symposium
Optimizing Lens Extraction in Challenging Cataract Cases
12:45 – 13:45hrs
Sukhothai Room 2
(IS5): ZEISS Lunch Symposium
Challenges and Management of SMILE in Daily Practice
Saturday, 21 July 2018
09:05 – 10:05hrs
Lanna Ballroom 2
(VL2): Johnson & Johnson Vision Live Surgery Symposium
Innovative CATALYS Precision Laser Technology, phaco WHITESTAR SIGNATURE PRO system, and the TECNIS® intraocular lenses
11:15 – 12:30hrs
Lanna Ballroom 2
Symposium (S12): Beyond Expectations – My Most Challenging Cases
Phaco in Darkness
(8 minutes presentation with 2 minutes discussion)