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
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
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
India/Sri Lanka: 1630
Thailand/Indonesia (Jakarta): 1800
Malaysia/Hong Kong/Singapore/Taipei: 1900
Australia (Sydney): 2100
A certificate of attendance will be sent to all participants of
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.
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,
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
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
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
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
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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