35th APACRS Annual Meeting Final Program

DAY 1 | MASTERCLASSES (MC3) MASTERING PAEDIATRIC CATARACT SURGERY Thursday, 8 June 2023 • 09:00 – 10:30hrs • Room 335, Level 3, Suntec Singapore Paediatric cataract surgery has evolved in terms of techniques, technology, and our understanding of the physiology, anatomy, and postoperative behaviour of the child’s eye. The goal of this MasterClass is to share practical pearls regarding paediatric cataract assessment, surgery, visual rehabilitation, and overall management. It will also discuss current paradigms and preferred practices on controversial topics. All speakers have vast experience in the field, and shall share their personal experiences in a video- and case-based format. Course Directors: Ken NISCHAL, USA • Vaishali VASAVADA, India TIME PRESENTATION TOPIC SPEAKER 09:00 - 09:07hrs MC3-1 Essentials to Know BEFORE You Operate LEO Seo Wei Singapore 09:07 - 09:22hrs MC3-2 Techniques for Managing the Capsules, Lens Aspiration, and Traumatic Cataracts in Paediatric Eyes Ken NISCHAL USA 09:22 - 09:37hrs MC3-3 Surgical Strategies for Special Situations Abhay VASAVADA India 09:37 - 09:52hrs MC3-4 IOL Implantation in Infants and Children Below 2 Years: What do we know Vaishali VASAVADA India 09:52 - 09:59hrs MC3-5 Can We Control Myopic Shift in Paediatric Pseudophakia with Atropine Audrey CHIA Singapore 09:59 - 10:30hrs Question and Answer 41