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Zeiss to host APAC January Summit – virtual

Zeiss is hosting its 2021 APAC January Summit this month, featuring live, interactive educational sessions for ophthalmologists and Australia’s own Professor Paul Mitchell.

The virtual event is set to take place 8.30pm-12am AEST on 28 January and will be co-hosted by Dr Adam Farkas, founder and of CEwire optometric education events, and Dr Wong Jun Shyan, a consultant ophthalmologist and CEO of ISEC Healthcare in Malaysia.

During the live broadcast they will discuss the latest industry news, interview the event guest speakers and share insights about the latest diagnostic technology from Zeiss.

Paul Mitchell.

The sessions will be split into two education tracks: ‘practice workflow’ and ‘disease management’, with attendees able to ask questions and participate in live chat alongside their peers.

The ‘practice workflow’ track will feature Prof Mitchell, director of the Centre For Vision Research at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research in Sydney. He also has a full-time academic appointment as Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney (Westmead Hospital).

He will present his OCT-A Efficiency Statement, proving that the non-invasive investigative procedure “really is the game changer we need”.

He will be joined by other summit speakers Dr Sri Ganesh (Nethradhama Superspeciality Eye Hospital, India), Dr Harvey Yu, Dr Jacob Cheng (Eagle Eye Centre, Singapore), and Dr Toshinori Murata (Shinshu University, Japan) who will speak on their experiences with new technology like the Zeiss SL800, retinal diagnostic tests, widefield fundus imaging and data-driven disease management.

Dr Philip Rosenfield, Professor of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in the US, will host the keynote presentation on the evolving clinical impact of OCT imaging.

Registration for the event can be accessed here.

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