Every day you experience how digitalization increases its impact on your daily practice as a surgeon. In this webinar, your peers will provide insights on how they benefit from using the latest digital technology in glaucoma patient management pre- and intraoperatively. Moreover, they will share their experiences with the first integrated digital microscope, the ZEISS ARTEVO 800, and present case videos showing the possibilities of this new dimension to the surgical workflow.
- Experiences from your peers
- Case presentation
- Live Q&A
Date and Time
Thursday, August 27, 2020
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM (GMT+2)
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM (GMT+2)
National University Hospital Singapore
Associate Professor Chelvin Sng is a Senior Consultant at the National University Hospital in Singapore. She graduated from Gonville and Caius College in Cambridge University with triple First Class Honours and Distinctions. As a recipient of the Academic Medicine and Development Award, she completed her glaucoma fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
- A/Prof Sng has a special interest in the use of glaucoma drainage devices, and is amongst the first surgeons in Asia to be accredited in the use of several novel micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) devices. She is also the co-inventor of the Paul Glaucoma Implant, which has attained CE mark and is currently undergoing commercialization.
- A/Prof Sng has received international awards from AAO, ASCRS, ANZGIG, APAO and ARVO. She is the Convenor of the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS) - MIGS Interest Group and the Secretary of the Glaucoma Association of Singapore (GLAS).
University Hospitals Leuven (UZLeuven), Leuven, Belgium
Professor Doctor Ingeborg Stalmans heads the Laboratory of Ophthalmology at the Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven) as well as the Glaucoma unit of the University Hospitals in Leuven (UZ Leuven). She obtained her medical degree with greatest distinction in 1996 and, having received a scholarship from the Research Foundation – Flanders, combined her residency in Ophthalmology in Leuven with basic research in the laboratory of Professor Carmeliet and Professor Collen (1997–2002).
- The subject of her PhD was the role of VEGF in retinal angiogenesis and in the pathogenesis of DiGeorge syndrome. This work resulted in several high-impact papers such as Nature, Cell and PNAS, and was rewarded by the prestigious GlaxoSmith-Kline prize.
- The current focus of her research work is medical glaucoma therapy, glaucoma surgery and retinal imaging as a biomarker for systemic diseases. She has published in Cell, Ophthalmology, Journal of Glaucoma, IOVS etc. Her work has been awarded by prizes from the Funds for Research in Ophthalmology (FRO) and the Pfizer Glaucoma Research Award.
- As a glaucoma specialist and researcher, she frequently lectures both nationally and internationally, including at ARVO, WGC, ISGS, EVER, EGS, ESCRS, SOE and ESASO. Within the European Glaucoma society, she is a member of the Executive Committee and treasurer. She also serves in the Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association
(WGC) and she is the President of the Belgian Glaucoma Society and a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium.
Vold Vision, Fayetteville, AR, USA
Dr. Steven Vold is an award-winning, board-certified ophthalmologist with more than 26 years of experience. He specializes in complex glaucoma and cataract diagnosis and treatment, as well as he is an expert in laser vision correction.
- Listed in the Consumer’s Research Council of America’s Guide to America’s Top Ophthalmologists consistently since 2002, Dr. Vold is honored to be considered one of the leading professionals in the industry and has been chosen as the first surgeon in the country on multiple occasions to perform groundbreaking procedures.
- Dr. Vold graduated at the University of Minnesota Medical School as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, a group that recognizes the top ten percent of medical students in the nation. Afterwards, he completed an ophthalmology residency and a glaucoma fellowship at the Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois.
- Dr. Vold has memberships in many professional groups that contribute to the quality of his career including: American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Board of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Vold also co-founded the American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery.