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ZEISS at PAAO

25 - 28 May 2019
International Convention Center (ICC) Cancún, Mexico

See you at the PAAO!

Join us for the Pan American Ophthalmology Association 2019 meeting. Visit us at booth #1414 and learn more about the latest advancements in eye care. We have an exciting program lined up for you to experience. Register now for our educational symposia.

ZEISS symposia

Join us for engaging sessions

Renowned experts share their first-hand experiences with the latest technologies live at the ZEISS Symposia. Ask your questions during the interactive lectures and find out more about the latest developments in eye care. All presentations will be held at the International Convention Center in Cancún.

 

ZEISS breakfast symposium

Retinal Case Series - Routine to Extreme

Faculty:
Dr. Jorge Fortun (Bascom Palmer)
Dr. Humberto Ruiz-Garcia

Location

Hotel Fiesta Americana Coral Beach, Cancún

Date

05/26/2019

Time

07:00 - 08:00

ZEISS lunch symposium

Pearls & Premium Solutions to Manage Astigmatism and Correct Presbyopia in Cataract Patients

Moderator: Dr. Fernando Aguilera
Faculty: Dr. Mario de La Torre (Peru)
Dr. Fernando Mora (Guadalajara)
Dr. Miguel Angel Ibanez (Guadalajara)
Dr. Claudia Palacio (Mexico City)
Dr. Luis Avila (Merida)

Location

ICC, Room "Gran Cancún"

Date

05/27/2019

Time

12:00 - 13:45

ZEISS breakfast symposium

Do you protect your eyes from UV radiation, just like your skin?

Faculty:
Dr. Miguel Burnier

Location

Hotel Fiesta Americana Coral Beach, Cancún

Date

05/27/2019

Time

07:00 - 07:45

Speakers

Dr. Fernando Aguilera (Baja California)

Moderator

Current Position
Owner and Medical director at Insisuto de Ojos, Mexicali Baja California

Medical Training
Ophthalmology Degree at Hospital para evitar la Ceguera en Mexico (APEC)
Sub-speciality Degree at Shepard eye Center, Santa Maria California

Associations
Membero of Mexican society of Ophthalmolgy
Member of ASCRS
Member of AAO
Member of ALACCSA
Member of ESCRS
Member of the Mexican Ophthalmology Counsil
Member of the College of Ophthalmologist of Baja California
Member of ISRS

 

Dr. Fernando Mora (Guadalajara)

Topic
“IOL Calculation Selection & Accuracy”

Current Position
Coordinator of the Ophthalmology department at Hospital Puerta de Hierro Guadalajara

Medical Training
Physician Degree by the University of Guadalajara
Ophthalmology Residency at the Hospital de la Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera (APEC) 1983-1986
Sub-speciality in Anterior Segment and ultrasound at the Hospital de la Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera (APEC) 1986-1987

Courses and Publications
More than 10 published papers on Ophthalmology and Ocular Ultrasound
Professor in Panamerican Courses on Ocular Ultrasound in Colombia, Guatemala, El Salvador
Speaker for the international Society of Ocular Ultrasound (SIDUO) in Paris FR, Los Angeles USA, Lima PERU
Speaker at AAO for works in Ocular Ultrasound

Associations
Member and Professor of the Society of Ocular Ultrasound (SIDUO)
Member of the Panamerican Society of Ophthalmology
Member of ASCRS
Memeber of the School of Ophthalmologists of Jalisco

Institutional Activity
Treasurer for th eMexican Congress of Ophthalmology 1996
President of the School of Ophthalmologists of Jalisco 1998
President of the Mexican Centre for Ocular Ultrasound 2007-2009
Honorary Member of the Ophthalmology society of El Salvador

Dr. Mario de La Torre (Peru)

Topic
“Diagnostic Decisions to Drive Lens Based Treatment Options (including IOL calculation and results with TK)”

Current Position
Head of DLT Ophthalmic Diagnostic Center
Former Chairman of the Ultrasound and Radiology Department of the National Institute of Ophthalmology, Lima, Peru

Medical Training
MEDICAL DOCTOR DEGREE. With mention in ULTRASONOGRAPHY: Bayerische Julius Maximilians - Universitäts, Wurzburg, Germany. April 1991 - March 1993

Academic Degrees
RECERTIFICATION IN MEDICINE, Ophthalmology specialty: Medical College of Peru, Lima January, 2018
Habilitation as Principal Professor (Chairman) by Public Concourse (December 2018) Faculty of Medicine of San Fernando, National University of San Marcos, Lima,
Habilitation as Associate Professor, by Public Concourse (February 2013)
Habilitation as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology by Public Concourse, (March 2009)
Habilitation as Auxiliary Professor in Ophthalmology by Public Concourse (April 2002),

Secretary General of the International Society of Ocular Ultrasound SIDUO, December 2008 to present
Member of the Executive Board of the International Society of Ocular Ultrasound SIDUO, from September 2002 to the present
Recognition in merit for the contribution in the development of ultrasound in Mexico, Mexican Society of Ophthalmology, Merida Yucatan 2001
National Award for Research in Ophthalmology, Topic: "Limbectomía Lacunar, new surgical technique in Glaucoma" Lima, 1998
AKORN Award: Toxocariasis: Best Panel XVII Peruvian Congress of Ophthalmology 1998
Hersil Award: 1998, Honor Mention, third best work Scientific- Surgical area, Peruvian Academy of Surgery

Institutional Activity
Secretary and Official: Peruvian Society of Ophthalmology, 2015 - 2016.
President of the Medical Corps, National Eye Institute INO. Lima, February 2005 February 2009,
Visiting Faculty at the Orbis Project, Participation As Ophthalmologist and Surgeon, Subic Bay Philippines, Asuncion Paraguay and Trujillo, Peru.
General Secretary and member of the "Excecutive Board" of SIDUO (International Society for ultrasound diagnosis in ophthalmology) 2004 - present
President and Permanent Representative of Peru to the CLEO (Latin American Council of Ocular Ultrasound)
Chairman of the Scientific Committee: Juan Werner Medical Association, 2002 - 2004
Scientific Member: Peruvian-German Medical Association. 2002 -2004
Vice President: Peruvian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 2000 - 2002
Ethics Official, German-Peruvian Medical Association. 2000 -2002
Secretary of Scientific Activities, Peruvian Society of Ophthalmology, 1997- 1998

 

Dr. Miguel Angel Ibanez (Guadalajara)

Topic
“Today’s Solutions: Correcting Astigmatism & Presbyopia with IOLs”

Current Position
Private Practice at Hospital Puerta de Hierro Guadalajara

Medical Training
Physician Degree by the University of Guadalajara
Ophthalmology Degree by Hospital de Especialidades Centro Medico Nacional de Occidente (1984-1987)
Small Incision Cataract Surgery Course at McIntyre Clinic, Seattle WA 1994

Academic Activity
Associate Professor for Ophthalmology Residency at Centro Medico Nacional de Occidente
Titular Professor for Phthalmology at University of Guadalajara

Courses and Publications
Masters Degree in Teaching
Masters Degree in Health Sciences
Currently pursuing a PhD in Health Sciences
Over 15 published papers in the Mexican Opthalmolgy Journal and other international Journals

Associations
Founding Member of the Jalisco Society of Ophthalmology
Member of the Mexican Society of Ophthalmology
Member of the Mexican Ophthalmology Counsil
Member of the american Academy of Ophthalmolgy
Member of the ASCRS
member of the Panamerican Society of Ophthalmology

Institutional Activity
Secretary for the Graduates Association at HE CMNO IMSS 1991
Vice President for the Graduates Association at HE CMNO IMSS 1993-1995
President for the Graduates Association at HE CMNO IMSS 1995-1997
Secretary for the Guadalajara Ophthalmology Society 1994
General Secretary for the XXII Mexican Congress of Ophthalmology at Guadalajara 1996
Vicepresident for the Guadalajara Ophthalmology society 1996
President for the Guadalajara Ophthalmology society 1997
Chief of Ophthalmology Department HRG 45 de 1999 al 2002
Member of the Editorial Committee for the Mexican Ophthalmology Journal
Reviser for the Mexican Ophthalology Journal
Consultant for the Ophthalmic Surgery Magazine

Dr. Claudia Palacio (Mexico City)

Topic
“Intraoperative Alignment: Technologies & Techniques to Achieve Premium Outcomes”

Current Position
Chief of Anterior Segment Department at Hospital de la Luz

Medical Training
Ophthalmologist with Sub-speciality in Anterior Segment Microsurgery

Academic Activity
Titular Professor for the high Speciality Course in Anterior Segment at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Titular professor for the undergraduate Ophthalmology Course at Universidad Anahuac
Synodal for the Mexican Ophthalmology Counsil

Courses and Publications
Master Degree in Medical Sciences

Associations
Member of ASCRS
Member of ESCRS
Member of AAO
Memeber of PAAO
Member of ALACCSA

Institutional Activity
Vice President of the Mexican society of Ophthalmology 2019
President of the Mexican Centre of Cataract Surgeons 2017

 

Dr. Luis Avila (Merida)

Topic
“Complicated Cases: What I did during Surgical Implantation & Postop Management with Toric IOLs”

Current Position
Private Practice at Centro Medico Pensiones, Merida Yucatan
Private Practice at Cliniteq Clinic, Merida Yucatan
Private Practice at Oftalmovisión Campeche
Private Practice at Perfect Vision Cancun

Medical Training
Ophthalmology degree by Hospital para Evitar la Ceguera en Mexico (APEC)
Sub-Speciality in anterior Segment by Hospital para Evitar la Ceguera en Mexico (APEC)

Courses and Publications
First AT Lisa Tri Toric User in Mexico
several participations in Live Surgeries in local and international Congresses

 

 

Dr. Miguel Burnier (Montreal)

Topic
“Do you protect your eyes from UV radiation, just like your skin?”

Current Position
General Director of Clinical Research & Training of the McGill University Health Centre Research Institute
Full Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology, Medicine and Oncology at McGill University, Montreal
Director of the Henry C. Witelson Ocular Pathology Laboratory

Past Experiences
Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University, from 1993 to 2008
Thomas O. Hecht Family Chair in Ophthalmology (1996-2012)

Courses and Activities
Author and co-author of over 500 publications including, 330 peer reviewed papers, 251 peer reviewed abstracts, over 60 publications in various scientific journals, three books and 18 book chapters
Active member of over 20 societies and serves as an Editorial Board Member for Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences (IOVS)

Dr. Humberto Ruiz-Garcia (Guadalajara)

Topic
“Retinal Case Series - Routine to Extreme”

Current Position
Clinica Santa Lucia, Guadalajara, Jalisco Retina Specialist Medical and Surgical Medical Director

Medical Education
Medical Degree, University Center for Health Sciences, University of Guadalajara - 1998-2004.

Certifications
"International Council of Ophthalmology, Test and Basic Clinical Sciences, 2008.
Mexican Council of Ophthalmology - 2008 (2549)
Recertification - Effective 2013 2015"

Awards
International Travel Grand ARVO 2008

Professional Associations
"American Academy of Ophthalmology
Association for Investigation in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) American Association of Ophthalmology
Mexican Society of Ophthalmology
American Society of Retina Specialists
Mexican Association of Retina"

Location and directions

How to get to the PAAO in Cancún

Cancún ICC

Boulevard Kukulkan Mz. 48 Lt. 8
Zona Hotelera
77500 Cancún
Q.R., Mexico

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