Masterclass Information 

In 2021, the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society has launched their masterclass series.

We hope this series will help to foster learning, ensure collaboration and engage members across the all important glaucoma community. Please find outlined below information about APGS masterclass series and the program put together by the Scientific Committee.

Kindly note that the recordings of APGS masterclasses are available on-demand for members only via the online education platform.

 

Following the success of the Masterclass on "How can OCT help your glaucoma clinic now and in future?", the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society is launching its 2nd masterclass in 2021.

We hope this series will help to foster learning,  ensure collaboration and engage members across the all-important glaucoma community.

Please find outlined below information about APGS masterclass series and the program put together by the Scientific Committee.

Kindly note that the recordings of APGS webinars are available on-demand for members only via the online education platform.

   

Masterclass 2 – Saturday, 24 April 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Management of Primary Angle Closure Disease

 

 

 

Central European Time:                           1200 hours
India/Sri Lanka:                                        1630 hours
Myanmar:                                                 1730 hours
Thailand/Indonesia (Jakarta):                   1800 hours
Malaysia/Hong Kong/Singapore/Taipei:  1900 hours
Korea/Japan:                                            2000 hours
Australia (Sydney):                                   2100 hours
 

 

A certificate of attendance will be sent to all participants of the webinar. 

This masterclass will be moderated by Dr. Seng Kheong Fang with a live Q&A component at the end.

 


 

Professor Clement C.Y. Tham

 

Professor Clement C.Y. Tham is Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, and S.H. Ho Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is also Director of the CUHK Eye Centre and Honorary Chief-of-Service of the Hong Kong Eye Hospital.

Other positions include Vice President (International Relations) of the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS) and Convener of the APGS Award Committee, Secretary General and CEO Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APOA), Member APAO Award Selection Committee, Member Board of Directors, International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) and Member Global Advisors Committee, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).

Prof. Tham was Chair of the Local Organising Committee, World Glaucoma Congress 2015 Hong Kong, Congress President and Chair of the Organising Committee, 2nd Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Congress (APGC) 2014 Hong Kong, and Chair of the Scientific Program Committees of the 27th APAO Congress 2012 in Korea, 1st APGC 2012 in Indonesia, 28th APAO Congress 2013 in India, and the World Ophthalmology Congress 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

His primary academic interest is angle closure glaucoma and the laser and surgical treatments of glaucoma. He has over 90 peer-reviewed and indexed publications on glaucoma and delivered over 80 invited lectures. He has acted as an instructor in over 40 instruction courses at major international ophthalmology conferences, has presented over 150 papers in major scientific conferences and has held over 10 major research grants.

In recognition of Prof. Tham’s contributions to research and teaching in the field of glaucoma he has received the inaugural APAO Nakajima Award 2005, the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award in Hong Kong 2005, AAO Achievement Award 2008, APAO Achievement Award 2010, APAO Outstanding Service in Prevention of Blindness Award 2011, APAO Holmes Award Lecture 2013, APAO Distinguished Service Award 2013, Alim Memorial Lecture, Annual National Conference of Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh 2014, APAO De Ocampo Award Lecture 2015 and the Honored International Lecture, ASCRS Glaucoma Day 2015.

 

 

Dr. Seng Kheong Fang

 

Presently Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist and Glaucoma specialist at the International Specialist Eye Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Presently Honorary Secretary of APGS since 2012. Committee member and founding member of the Malaysian Society of Ophthalmology (MSO) since 2008 and being its Past President from 2013 to 2017.

Elected Council member of the APAO since 2010 being regional secretary representing Malaysia. Chairman of the Young Ophthalmologist Standing Committee of the APAO since 2013.

Editorial board of the International Glaucoma Review of the WGA, Asian Journal of Ophthalmology, Asia Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Surgery News APAO Edition and EyeWorld Asia Pacific.

 





Past APGS Masterclass

Masterclass 1 – Saturday, 20 March 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
How can OCT help your glaucoma clinic now and in future?

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