34th APACRS-2022 KSCRS Joint Meeting Final Program

22 Prof. Hungwon Tchah, Professor at the University of Ulsan Department of Ophthalmology, is a recognized leader in corneal, cataract, refractive, and laser surgery. He has been at the forefront of ophthalmology’s evolutionary changes throughout his career as a researcher, educator, lecturer, and acclaimed physician and surgeon. Prof. Tchah served as President (2016-2018) and Director of Academic Affairs of the Korean Ophthalmological Society and as President (2009-2011) of the Korean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He also served on the Korean Corneal Disease Study Group (as Head), Korean External Eye Disease Society, and Korean Contact Lens Society. He is currently a member of the Board of Officers of the APACRS and a committee member of the APAO. Prof. Tchah has published almost 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and is Regional Editor in Chief of the Korean editions and a member of the international advisory group of EyeWorld Asia-Pacific, the news magazine of the APACRS. Prof. Tchah delivered the 2013 APACRS LIM Lecture, the highest honor accorded by the APACRS, on “Modulation of Corneal Wound Healing after Surface Ablation.” The APACRS Gold Medal is the most prestigious medal awarded to outstanding ophthalmologists in the Asia-Pacific for their significant and outstanding contributions to the development of ophthalmology, particularly in cataract and refractive surgery in the region. 2022 APACRS GOLD MEDAL South Korea Hungwon TCHAH AWARDS Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology Director, Anterior Segment & Cataract Surgery, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center Regional Managing Editor, EyeWorld Asia-Pacific, Korea edition Board of Officer, Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (APACRS)