APGS Webinar Information

In 2020, the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society has launched its webinar 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 webinar 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.




Past Webinars

Inaugural webinar - 22 September 2020 at 1800 hours GMT+8 
Current concepts in management of primary angle closure disease 

This webinar was moderated by Dr SK Fang and Professor Tanuj Dada.

Presentation title

Speaker name 

How to diagnose angle closure

Clin A/Prof Paul Healey

Laser therapy - for angle closure 

Dr Vijaya Lingam 

A logical approach to managing angle closure

Professor Clement Tham 

Role of MIGS in PACG 

Professor Prin Rojanapongpun 

Panel Q&A

Professor Paul Healey, Dr Vijaya Lingam, Professor Clement Tham, Professor Prin Rojanapongpun


Webinar 2 - 11 October 2020 at 1830 hours GMT+8 
Joint APGS EGS (European Glaucoma Society) Webinar: Glaucoma Management in 2020 

This webinar was moderated by Dr SK Fang and Fotis Topouzis.

Presentation title

Speaker name 

New ways to build guidelines; the added value of evidence-based medicine

Carlo Traverso               

Glaucoma monitoring: what tools to use and how much is enough? 

Ananth Viswanathan 

Medical treatment - integrating novelties into clinical practice 

Gauti Johannesson 

Personalised surgery - establishing a rationale for choosing 

Ingeborg Stalmans 

Using AI in glaucoma diagnosis 

Tin Aung

Meditation - a polypill for glaucoma 

Tanuj Dada 

Dr Google will see you now 

Ivan Goldberg 


Webinar 3 – Sunday 6 December 2020, 1030 hours GMT+8
Joint APGS - AGS (American Glaucoma Society) Webinar: Hot Topics in Glaucoma

This webinar was moderated by Dr SK Fang and Dr Steven J Gedde.

Presentation title

Speaker name 

Myopia and Glaucoma: The Strange Bedfellows

Norman M Aquino

Opening the black box of deep learning in glaucoma

Ki Ho Park

New Developments in Ocular Imaging for Glaucoma

Ahmad Aref

How to get the best results with pars plana micro pulse laser 

Paul TK Chew

Creating the Perfect Bleb: Microshunt or Trabeculectomy?

Joseph Panarelli

Tube Shunt Implantation in the New Age of Glaucoma Surgery

Ying Han

Live discussion/Q&A

All speakers & moderators


Webinar 4 – Saturday 27 February 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Joint APGS - ISGS (International Society of Glaucoma Surgery) Webinar: Current Paradigms in Glaucoma Surgery

This webinar was moderated by Prof Tanuj Dada and Dr Seng Kheong Fang.

Presentation title

Speaker name 

How to deal with Bad Blebs

Tarek Shaarawy

Revision Trabeculectomy

Michael Coote

Surgical management of Malignant Glaucoma

Do Tan

Controlled hypotony for long-term success in filtering surgery

Prin Rojanapongpun

Tubes in tight places

Joseph Anthony Tumbocon

The new GDD – Initial results of PGI

Paul TK Chew

Decision making on which MIGS to choose for which patient

Keith Barton

Live panel discussion / Q&A

All speakers & moderators 


Webinar 5 – Saturday 8 May 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Medical Management in Glaucoma sponsored by Santen

This webinar was moderated by Prof Tanuj Dada and Dr Seng Kheong Fang.

Presentation title

Speaker name 

New Standards in Efficacy: Quality Based IOP Reduction – A Holistic Approach in Managing Glaucoma

Andre Tatham

Safety Considerations in Managing Glaucoma: Prostaglandin Associated Peri-Orbitopathy Syndrome (PAPS)

Kyung Rim Sung

24 Hour IOP Fluctuations: Impact to Disease Progression Solutions

Luciano Quaranta

Unmet Needs in Glaucoma Management Today: Pt Aherence

Kessara Pathanapitoon

Response Rates: Differentiating Late vs Non Responders

Norman Aquino

Clinical Solution to Address PAPS

Makoto Aihara

Session Moderators

Catherine Liu & Michael Kook


Webinar 6 – Saturday 21 August 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
How to Identify and Manage Progression in Glaucoma sponsored by Allergan

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Colin Clement and Prof Makoto Aihara.

Presentation title

Speaker name 

Glaucoma & QoL - How big is the challenge?

Dr. Colin Clement

Factors impacting progression

Dr. Mimiwati Zahari

Assessing Progression in Glaucoma

Prof. Chris Leung

Management of Progressive Glaucoma - when & what

Dr. Ronnie George

Session Moderators

Dr. Colin Clement and Prof Makoto Aihara


Webinar 7 – Saturday 25 September 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Advancements in Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management by Zeiss

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Norman Aquino and Prof. Ki Ho Park.

Presentation title

Speaker name

How Everything Comes Together in Glaucoma Management (IDI for Glaucoma)

Dr. Manchima Makornwattana

Additional OCT “Pearls” in Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management

Dr. Leonard Yip

Perimetry advancement in Glaucoma Management

Dr. Marta Pazos

Session Moderators

Dr. Norman Aquino and Prof. Ki Ho Park


Webinar 8 – Saturday 23 October 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Clinical Conundrums in Glaucoma Practice by Allergan

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Chan Yun Kim and Prof. Nazrul Islam.

Presentation title

Speaker name

Ocular Hypertension: To Treat or To Wait

Dr. Dilruwani Aryasingha

Progression despite IOP control: Am I missing something

Dr.Sirisha Senthil

Drop to surgery: When and What

Prof. Nazrul Islam

Session Moderators

Dr. Chan Yun Kim and Prof. Nazrul Islam


Webinar 9 – Saturday 20 November 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
New Surgical techniques in Glaucoma by Santen

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Seng Kheong Fang and Dr. Do Tan.

Presentation title

Speaker name

Early Intervention in surgical Glaucoma: A Paradigm Shift

Dr. David Woo

Safe cataract Surgery in glaucomatous eyes

Prof. Poemen Chan

Expanding role of SLT

Dr. Rahat Husain

Revision Trabeculectomy: practical considerations

Dr. Reiner Covar

What's new: sub-conjunctival bleb forming innovations

Prof. Chelvin Sng

Session Moderators

Dr. Seng Kheong Fang and Dr. Do Tan


Webinar 10 – Saturday 11 December 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Modern Glaucoma screening and treatment by Nidek

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Tanuj Dada.

Presentation title

Speaker name

Importance of gonioscopy and how it helps guide to appropriate glaucoma treatment

Dr. Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed

Benefit of using SLT for glaucoma treatment

Prof. Chelvin Sng

Webinar 11 – Saturday 25 June 2022, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Lasers and Surgeries for Angle Closure and Angle Closure Glaucoma – All You Need to Know

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Seng Kheong Fang and Prof. Clement C Tham.

Presentation title

Speaker name

An overview of management of angle closure (AC) and angle closure glaucoma (ACG)

Prof. Clement C Tham

Laser peripheral iridotomy

Prof Ki Ho Park

Laser peripheral iridoplasty

Dr. Seng Kheong Fang

Laser procedures for AC and ACG: Cyclophotocoagulation and laser trabeculoplasty

Prof. Wang Ningli

External drainage surgery – including trabeculectomy and non-penetrating variations

Prof. Dr. M. Nazrul Islam

Internal drainage surgery 2 - MIGS and other newer options

Dr. Paul Healey

Malignant glaucoma and choroidal detachment after drainage surgery and its management

Dr. Tetsuya Yamamoto


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