Ms. Wipawee Laotherdpong holds a diploma in ophthalmic practitioner nursing and a master’s degree in adult nursing science from the Faculty of Nursing at Thammasat University, Pathum Thani, Thailand. She is currently working at the outpatient ophthalmology clinic at Thammasat University Hospital, Pathum Thani. Summary of Presentations Saturday, 21 [...]


Ms. Wimol Madit holds a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Phitsanulok, Thailand, and a master’s degree in nursing science (nursing administration) from Chulalongkorn Univeristy, Bangkok, Thailand. In addition, she received certification in geriatric medicine and gerontological nursing from the Missouri International Training Program given by the University [...]


Dr. Bird graduated with Doctor of Optometry degree from Ramkhamhaeng University in 2010 with a 2nd class honor in Bachelor and Master of Science degree in Polymer Technology from Chulalongkorn University. Dr. Bird has focused much of his career on contact lenses and specialty lenses. He is a member of the American Academy of [...]


Ms.Ubolrat Nanthavisit, RN. As Ophthalmic Nurse Practitioner, she had volunteered in many community eye screening programs since 2006. She was a secretary of Refractive errors Screening Projects of the Department of Ophthalmology of Priest Hospital and Priest Hospital Foundation including Visual Screening and Refraction Program in 76 Buddhist Scripture Schools. She received The Priest [...]


Ms. Suchada Pattaramongkolrit holds a PhD in nursing. She is a member of the Thailand Nursing and Midwifery Council, the Nurses’ Association of Thailand, the Sririraj Nurses’ Alumni Association, and the Ophthalmic Nurse Practitioner Association of Thailand. She is a lecturer at the Faculty of Nursing at Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand. [...]


Dr. Sombat Tanaboonyawat undertook residency training in ophthalmology at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. He undertook fellowship training in oculoplastic and reconstruction surgery at Chulalongkorn University and the University of California, San Francisco. Currently, Dr. Tanaboonyawat is an oculoplastic and reconstruction surgery specialist at Phramongkutklao Hospital, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok. [...]


After undergoing ophthalmology residency training at the Department of Ophthalmology, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, Dr. Prut Hanutsaha undertook fellowship training in vitreoretinal diseases at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York. He is currently an associate professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, Ramathibodi Hospital. Summary of Presentations [...]


Dr Prasert Padungkiatsakul graduated from Faculty of Optometry , Southwestern University, Philippines. He was the directer of Ophthalmic lens and RGP  laboratory for 15 years. His interest lies in binocular vision and contact lens especially RGP -Orthokeratology. Presently, he is the Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs, Faculty of Optometry, Rangsit University, Thailand. [...]

Pratuangsri CHONPIMAI

Dr. Pratuangsri Chonpimai is a scientist specialist at the Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. Having attained a diploma in medical science from Mahidol University and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Bansomdejchaopraya Rajabhat University, Bangkok, Thailand, she trained as an ophthalmic technician at Maharat Nakhom Ratchasima [...]


Ms. Pavasut Leedasawat has had 7 years of experience in optometric practice. After graduating from optometry at the Ramkhamhaeng University in Bangkok, Thailand, she worked as optical manager for Tesco Opticians in the U.K. before changing careers to be a lecturer. Ms. Leedasawat holds a master’s degree in clinical ophthalmology and vision research from [...]