EYE FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN COLLABORATION WITH GLAUCOMA SOCIETY OF NIGERIA

EYE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL IN  COLLABORATION WITH GLAUCOMA SOCIETY OF NIGERIA PRESENTS A 2 DAY GLAUCOMA WORKSHOP

Date: 9th – 10th February 2017

Venue: Dr Bruce Spivey Ophthalmic Education Center,

Eye Foundation Hospital Complex, 27 Isaac John Street, GRA

Ikeja, Lagos State

Theme: Glaucoma Care in Sub-Saharan Africa – The next level

Topics: Trabeculectomy

  • Glaucoma Drainage Devices
  • Treating Glaucoma with Lasers
  • Normal Tension glaucoma
  • Glaucoma associated with inflammation
  • Monitoring Glaucoma – importance of clinical records-CVF, CCT
  • Nerve disc evaluation, OCT
  • Surgical Skill Transfer on trabeculectomy, Baerveldt , fine tube implants, MIGS.

Highlights: Lectures, Clinical Workshop, Wet Lab, Surgical skill transfers. 

Guest Faculty: Glaucoma Consultants from United States of America

  • Daniel Laroche MD. President, Advanced Eye Care of New York affiliated with Eye and Ear infirmary of Mount Sinai.
  • Tosin Smith MD. Glaucoma Associate of Texas. Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.
  • Lola Idowu MD Associate Professor, Director, Glaucoma Services, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Host Faculty: Eye Foundation Hospital - James Standefer Glaucoma Institute.

Glaucoma Society of Nigeria.

Aim/ Benefits: 

To improve the participant’s knowledge in management of difficult Glaucomas. The participant will be better equipped to manage challenging glaucoma cases.

Who to Attend:

Ophthalmologists, Glaucoma Consultants, Resident Ophthalmologists, Optometrists

Cost: N25, 000, Wet Lab – N50,000

Skill Transfer - N75, 000.(maximum of 5 Theatre participants.)

Payment: Eye Foundation Hospital

Account number 1010715771 - Zenith Bank  (Kindly indicate your name when you pay)

Contacts : Prof Onakoya 08033084308, Dr Ogunro 08033023314