Cornea Connect 2019

The CME discussed a lot of interesting and recent advancements in the field of cornea; to name a few, corneal necrotization, Bowman’s layer transplant etc. There were didactic lectures by eminent faculty from across the nation and overseas as well. The CME was well received by 200 odd delegates.

Dr. John P Whitcher, Professor Emeritus, Francis I. Proctor Foundation, UCSF was the Guest of Honour and gave the Key note address. Apart from Aravind faculty, Dr. Thomas M Lietman and Dr. Gerami  Sietzman from Francis I. Proctor foundation, UCSF; Dr. Roberto Pineda from MEEI, Harvard Medical School; Dr. Christina Rapp Prescott from Wilmer Eye Institute, John’s Hopkins School of Medicine; Dr. Samar Kumar Basak, Disha Eye Hospital, Calcutta; Dr.Namrata Sharma and  Dr.Vanathi Murugesan from Dr. RP Centre, AIIMS; Dr. J.K. Reddy and Dr. Siddarthan from Sankara Eye Hospital, Coimbatore; Dr. Rohit Shetty, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore; Dr. Mathew Kurian, Chaitanya Eye Hospital, Kottayam; Dr.Sujatha Mohan, Rajan Eye Care, Chennai and Dr. Bhaskar Srinivasan, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai shared their valuable inputs.