AIOS-ARC Symposium on Cataract & Glaucoma
The symposium was organised by the Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai under the aegis of the Madurai Ophthalmologists Association at Hotel Courtyard Marriott. Dr P Namperumalsamy, Chairman Emeritus, AECS presided over the inaugural function and stressed the importance of incorporating evidence based research in clinical practice, paving way for accessible and affordable care, especially in chronic diseases like glaucoma. A total of 177 ophthalmologists and postgraduates attended the symposium. Guest faculty included Dr Partha Biswas, Chairman of Academic Research Committee – AIOS, Dr Prashant Bawankule from Nagpur and Dr Amit Porwal from Indore. The symposium shed light on practical challenges in cataract management and basics of diagnosis and therapy of glaucoma, relevant to general ophthalmologists.