Cornea Connect 2019
CORNEA CONNECT 2019 was held at Aravind Eye hospital, Chennai. The meeting was well attended by 200 odd delegates. A lot of interesting and recent advancements in the field of cornea were discussed; to name a few, Corneal Neurotization, DWEK, Bowmans Layer Transplant. There were didactic lectures by eminent faculty from across the Nation and Overseas as well.
Dr. John P Whitcher, Professor Emeritus, Francis I. Proctor Foundation, UCSF was the Guest of Honour for this meet and gave the Key note address. Apart from Aravind faculty, we had 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 .