Session Information

Invited Symposium

[IS-TH-85] APAO Session: Corneal Diseases and Eye Banking in the Asia Pacific Region
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Day
Apr 03 (Thu)
Time
13:30 - 15:00
Room
Room 28 - Imperial Hotel 3F Irodori
Topic
External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking
Chair/Coordinator
Chair)Shigeru Kinoshita、Chair)Namrata Sharma、Chair)Donald Tiang Hwee Tan
Description
Corneal diseases are one of the leading causes of blindness in the Asia pacific region. The disease pattern of the corneal pathologies is similar in these countries. Corneal transplantation is required for most of the blinding disorders. In this symposium, the current status of eye banking in the countries in the Asia pacific region such as Japan, Singapore, Phillipines, New Zealand, Australia, China, Thailand, Korea, Phillipines, Taiwan, Korea and Australia will be discussed. The experiences of the eye bank models in the various countries will be discussed, so that a consensus is reached regarding the formulation of policies and steps which can be undertaken in future to enhance eye banking facilities in this region.

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

Blinding Corneal Diseases and Status of Eye Banking in Thailand

Panida Goseyarakwong

Blinding Corneal Diseases and Status of Eye Banking in Thailand

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

Corneal Blindness in Taiwan

Jong Wang

Corneal Blindness in Taiwan

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

Current Status of Eye Banking in India

Namrata Sharma

Current Status of Eye Banking in India

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

Current Trends in Corneal Transplantation and Eye Banking in Korea

Choun-Ki Joo

Current Trends in Corneal Transplantation and Eye Banking in Korea

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

Development of Model Eye Banks in Asia: The Singapore and Sri Lanka Experience

Donald Tiang Hwee Tan

Development of Model Eye Banks in Asia: The Singapore and Sri Lanka Experience

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

Ethical and Practical Considerations in the International Export of Corneal Tissue

Gerard Sutton

Ethical and Practical Considerations in the International Export of Corneal Tissue

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

Eye Banking and Corneal Transplantation: Strategies for Success

Monty Montoya

Eye Banking and Corneal Transplantation: Strategies for Success

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

Status of Eye Banking in China

Weiyun Shi

Status of Eye Banking in China

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

Status of Eye Banking in Japan

Shigeru Kinoshita

Status of Eye Banking in Japan

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

Status of Eye Banking in Phillipines

Dominga Padilla

Status of Eye Banking in Phillipines

Duration 7 min, Panel Discussion = Last 13 min

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External Eye Disease, Cornea, Eye Banking

The New Zealand National Eye Bank: Changing Indications and Outcomes of Corneal Transplantation 1990-2012

Charles McGhee

The New Zealand National Eye Bank: Changing Indications and Outcomes of Corneal Transplantation 1990-2012

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