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18th Global Ophthalmology, Optometry and Glaucoma Conference, will be organized around the theme “Exploring the Front-line Progressions and Enlightening Innovations of Ophthalmology and Vision Care”

Glaucoma 2018 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Glaucoma 2018

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The novel research in ophthalmology relates to systems, arrangements, headways and structures to achieve the required consistent effect. The novel approach is legitimate to Anti IL-6 treatment, pharmaceuticals in doing battling visual need, translational research for periocular basal cell carcinoma and sebaceous cell carcinoma and updates in relationship of thyroid eye tainting. The novel analysis relates to systems, courses of action, progressions and structures to meet the specified firm impact. Conditions like cornea tissue layer modification and transplantation, choroidal imagination, cornea tissue layer neovascularization can be managed by the use of novel vision modification systems.

Research in ophthalmology and optometry conferences incorporates examinations in zones, as an example, binocular scatters, low vision, visual disorder, geriatrics, pediatrics, and also the impacts of eye related lens system wear. Basic exploration in Vision Science concentrates on such trains as medical science, experimental psychology, neuroscience, visual neurobiology, atomic and cell science, cell film natural chemistry, biostatistics, apply autonomy, contact lenses, spatial route, visual contaminations, refractive improvement, cornea tissue layer surface mapping, infant vision, computational vision, and 3D PC displaying.

Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time. Fortunately, several new therapies in glaucoma are finally beginning to move from the laboratory to the clinic for human testing. Some of these are directed at preventing retinal ganglion cell and optic nerve degeneration, called “neuroprotection,” others at regrowing retinal ganglion cell axons down the optic nerve towards the brain, termed “regeneration”, and still others at replacing retinal ganglion cells altogether.

  • Track 1-1Anti-IL-6 therapy and Retinoblastoma Chemotherapy
  • Track 1-2Corneal reshaping & transplantation
  • Track 1-3Choroidal imaging and Ocular Drug Delivery
  • Track 1-4Translational research for periocular basal cell carcinoma and sebaceous cell carcinoma
  • Track 1-5Impact of positron emission tomography in ocular adnexae lymphoma
  • Track 1-6Transplantation Technologies for Retina
  • Track 1-7Examinations in binocular scatters, low vision
  • Track 1-8Exploration in bioengineering, psychophysics & neurophysiology
  • Track 1-93D PC displaying and IVT injection-sparing approaches
  • Track 1-10Topical combination corticosteroid & anti-infective agents
  • Track 1-11Anterior segment and contact lenses
  • Track 1-12Binocular Disorders and Lasik Future Advances
  • Track 1-13Catalyst for a Cure Biomarker Initiative
  • Track 1-14Future Focus on Stem Cell Treatment for Glaucoma
  • Track 1-15Gene treatment and Glaucoma Surgical Intricacies
  • Track 1-16Nanotechnology and Neuroprotection

The retina is a thin layer of tissue on the inside back wall of eye. It contains millions of light-sensitive cells and other nerve cells that receive and organize visual information. Retina sends this information to brain through optic nerve, enabling one to see. The main area of retina contains a high density of color-sensitive photoreceptor cells called cones which are responsible for color vision and hence any defect and alteration in the main area of the retina will lead to Color vision defects.

Eye consists of terribly sensitive and fragile tissues and each part of this serves its own function to keep up its general vision. The cornea is the front part of the eye which is transparent and covers the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber. The cornea, with the anterior chamber and lens, refracts light, accounting for roughly two-third portions of the eye's total optical power.

There are many disorders associated with eye, principally with retina and cornea. These includes Acanthamoeba Keratitis, Amblyopia, Astigmatism, Bell's Palsy, Bionic Eye Impulse, Blepharitis, Blurry Vision, Chalazion, CMV Retinitis, Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye), Corneal Abrasion (Scratched Eye), Corneal Collagen Crosslinking, Corneal Ulcer, Detached Retina, Diabetic Retinopathy, Double Vision (Diplopia), Dry Eye Infographic, Eye Herpes, Eye Occlusions (Eye Strokes), Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy, Glaucoma, Hyperopia (Farsightedness), Hyphema, Keratoconus, Macular Dystrophy, Macular Hole, Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, Milia (Eyelid Cysts), Myopia (Nearsightedness), Nystagmus, Ocular Hypertension, Ocular Migraine, Ocular Rosacea, Optic Neuritis and Optic Neuropathy, Photophobia (Light Sensitivity), Pterygium, Ptosis (Drooping Eyelid) etc.

  • Track 2-1Age-related macular degeneration and Myopic macular degeneration
  • Track 2-2Diabetic retinopathy and Hemoglobinopathy Retinopathy
  • Track 2-3Retinal artery and vein occlusion
  • Track 2-4Retinal Detachment and Prostheses
  • Track 2-5Choroidal Neovascularization and Diabetic macular edema
  • Track 2-6Retinal or choroidal biopsy and Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
  • Track 2-7Myopic choroidal neovascularization
  • Track 2-8Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)
  • Track 2-9Optic pit and Pars plana vitrectomy
  • Track 2-10Retinal imaging and Optomap retinal exam
  • Track 2-11Electroretinography (ERG) and Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Track 2-12Trauma and proliferative vitroretinopathy (PVR) surgery
  • Track 2-13Vitreomacular traction syndrome and Macular holes surgery
  • Track 2-14Regenerative Retina and Stem Cell Trials
  • Track 2-15Corneal ulceration and Corneal degeneration
  • Track 2-16Epithelial keratitis
  • Track 2-17Recurrent corneal erosion and Corneal transplantation
  • Track 2-18Corneal dystrophies and neovascularization

Microorganisms such as bacteria, virus, fungi, parasites can enter the human body and are capable enough to spread to attack the interior surface of an eye thus spreading the infection. The interior of the eye lacks lymph vessels but is highly vascularized, and many immune cells reside in the uvea, mostly macrophages, dendritic cells, and mast cells. These cells fight off intraocular infections, and intraocular inflammation can manifest as uveitis (including iritis) or retinitis. The cornea of the eye is immunologically a very special tissue as it is vulnerable to a wide range of microorganisms while its moist mucosal surface makes the cornea particularly susceptible to attack. It additionally provides a big portion of the eye’s refractive power, which means it should not only keep remarkable transparency, but must also work as a barrier to stay away from pathogens as they cannot reach at the rest of the eye.

Ocular oncology is a multidisciplinary service which provides the information about eye malignancy by the general oncologists, pediatric oncologists, specialist nurses, clinical scientists and plenty of others. The most common malignancies include uveal and conjunctival melanoma, uveal metastasis, intraocular and conjunctival lymphoma and conjunctival carcinoma. The commonest cancer of eye occurs in kids which is known as ‘Retinoblastoma’. The second most common intra-ocular malignancy is Choroidal Melanoma occurs among adults. ocular oncologists receive an oversized range of referrals of patients with suspected malignant tumors. Diagnosis relies on biomicroscopy, angiography, optical coherence tomography, ultrasonography, biopsy and autofluorescence imaging. The most common benign tumors include naevi, chorodal haemangiomas, vasoproliferative tumours, and retinal haemangioblastomas. Many of these lesions require treatment and/or long-term surveillance.

  • Track 3-1Herpetic Corneal Infections and Ocular autoimmune disorders
  • Track 3-2Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue and neoplasms
  • Track 3-3Conjunctival and Lacrimal Immune Response
  • Track 3-4Corneal graft reactions and Fungal endophthalmitis
  • Track 3-5Antibiotics in ocular infections
  • Track 3-6Uveitis and intraocular inflammation
  • Track 3-7Recent developments in immunotherapy
  • Track 3-8Retinoblastoma and Uveal melanoma
  • Track 3-9Cell-interceded maladies and HLA-B27 Disorders
  • Track 3-10Eyelid lumps and bumps
  • Track 3-11Intraocular Tumors and Conjunctival Tumors
  • Track 3-12Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy of Eyes
  • Track 3-13Cryotherapy and Ocular Melanoma Research
  • Track 3-14Fungal endophthalmitis and Advances in Immunotherapy

The eye is a delicate organ, and requires extraordinary care some time recently, amid and after a surgical methodologyClinical Ophthalmology improves idea into normal visual illnesses, ophthalmic surgical and laser methodology, clinical life structures and visual therapeutics. Patients with eye diseases get examined by ophthalmologists and optometrists. Clinical or Surgical Ophthalmology is a sub-specialty of Ophthalmology, where surgeries like cataract surgery and laser eye surgery are done. Oculoplastic surgery involves the organization of the eyelids, tear channels and re-gainful surgery. Refractive surgery is a process where progression of the vision is done. The most performed kind of refractive surgery is LASIK (Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis), where the cornea tissue layer is reshaped employing a optical laser therapy. Glaucoma surgery may be a laser or non-laser, is the procedure for achieving main results like decreasing the production of intraocular fluid (aqueous humor) or increasing the drainage of this same fluid. Visual surgery or Ophthalmic surgery is the surgery performed on the adnexa, frequently by an associate specialist.

Eye surgery is a much common and easy way to recover any eye disease because the surgery does not give any pain. It can be treated with ultrasound, B-scan ultrasonographyMagnetic resonance imaging etc. Intraocular Lens Implantation (IOL) is a lens implanted in the eye used to treat Cataracts or Astigmatism. Main types are Toric IOLsMonovision with Intraocular LensesAspheric IOLsBlue Light-Filtering IOLsLight-Adjustable Lenses (LALs), "Piggyback" IOLs. Main methodologies of eye surgery for cataract include PhacoemulsificationManual small incision cataract surgery (MSICS), Extra capsular cataract extraction (ECCE), Intracapsular cataract extraction (ICCE), Cryoextraction, Use of Intra ocular antibiotics to prevent infection in cataract surgeries. Other surgical procedures include Wavefront LASIKLASEK (laser epithelial keratomileusis), PRK (photorefractive keratectomy), AK or RLI (astigmatic keratotomy) and RK (radial keratotomy), CK (conductive keratoplasty), Intact corneal ringsRLE (refractive lens exchange) and PRELEX (presbyopic lens exchange) and EpiLasik.

  • Track 4-1DED (Diagnosing the head water) and canaloplasty
  • Track 4-2Topiramate-induced angle closure and Automated lamellar keratoplasty
  • Track 4-3Epicanthoplasty and Blepharoplasty
  • Track 4-4Lateral Canthoplasty and Tear Duct Surgery
  • Track 4-5Corrective Surgery and Lid Repair Surgery
  • Track 4-6Orbital Surgery and Strabismus Surgery
  • Track 4-7Laser-assisted in situ Keratomileusis and Photorefractive keratectomy
  • Track 4-8Brow lift surgery and Retinal Detachment Surgery
  • Track 4-9Vision Correction Surgery and MIGS (Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery)
  • Track 4-10Corneal incision and transplantation procedures
  • Track 4-11Refraction Test and Pterigiyum Surgeries
  • Track 4-12Intracameral antibiotic and Premium lens implant
  • Track 4-13Visual Acuity Test and Tonometry
  • Track 4-14Slit-Lamp Examination and Retinal Examination
  • Track 4-15Nano-electronics focusing on artificial vision
  • Track 4-16Stem Cell Therapy in ophthalmology
  • Track 4-17Conjunctival autografting and Amblyopia treatment
  • Track 4-18Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery and Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures
  • Track 4-19Community Ophthalmology and Vision screening

Pediatric ophthalmology is a specialization of eye maladies, visual advancement and vision mind in children which is a sub-claim to fame of ophthalmology. Pediatric Ophthalmology conjointly focuses on problems which have an effect on the pediatric vision likewise pediatric uveitisdevelopmental abnormalitiesgenetic eye diseases and more. It is a vision development disorder which is also known as lazy eyeAmblyopia is an eye problem which emerges in kids can also be present in adults. Children with obvious vision problems, head turns, head tilts, squinting of the eyes, or preferred head postures (torticollis) are typically referred to a pediatric ophthalmologist for evaluation. Pediatric ophthalmologists generally manage adults with eye movement disorders (like strabismus or nystagmus) also due to their common issues with strabismus conditions.

Neuro-ophthalmology includes the merging field of neurology and ophthalmology, oftentimes managing complex complicated problems associated with the visual framework. The visual impairments caused by run-down of the retrochiasmatic visual pathways by injury to the anterior visual pathways or any major ocular disorder is known as Cerebral Visual Impairment(CVI). Another disease caused by a breakdown at intervals between nerves and muscles that ends up in visual defect called diplopia, drooping eyelids and muscles weakness is called as Myasthenia gravis which gives impact on the both vision and neuromuscular activity. Besides, the involuntary eye movement (nystagmus) which is gained in infancy or later in life may result in reduced or restricted vision. Factors like cerebral macular degeneration and chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia also the major effecting part of neuro-ophthalmology. Demonstrative instruments in Neuro-ophthalmology are utilized to explore and to treat the different state of Neuro-ophthalmology as Neonatal visual examination are basically performed to screen the vicinity and movement of Retinopathy of Prematurity.

  • Track 5-1Strabismus and Ptosis
  • Track 5-2Amblyopia, Exotropia, Esotropia
  • Track 5-3Retinopathy of prematurity and Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Track 5-4Pediatric Glaucoma and Dissociated Vertical Deviation
  • Track 5-5Cortical Visual Impairment and Pediatric Uveitis
  • Track 5-6Pediatric Cataract and Asthenopia
  • Track 5-7Retinoblastoma
  • Track 5-8Childhood Tearing and Pediatric Cataracts
  • Track 5-9Neural Plasticity and Fluorescein Angiography
  • Track 5-10Ophthalmoplegic Migraine and Papilledema
  • Track 5-11Oculomotor nerve schwannoma and Nystagmus
  • Track 5-12Optic Neuritis and Neuropathy
  • Track 5-13Toxic and Nutritional Optic Neuropathy
  • Track 5-14Diagnostic tools in Neuro-Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic imaging can be extremely specialized kind of medical imaging dedicated to the study and treatment of disorders of vision science. It covers an immense extent of photographic administrations, various specialists and organizations that combining numerous kinds of business and medicinal photography.

International Markets (HLC083B) from BCC Analysis, the worldwide business sector was valued at regarding $16.9 billion in 2012, up from concerning $15.3 billion in 2010 (As indicated by Ophthalmic Medical Devices, Diagnostics, and Surgical Equipment). It was a necessity of the business sector to reach $20.2 billion in 2017, a growth of virtually $3.4 billion between the estimate amount of time and a yearly development rate (CAGR) of 3.7% from 2012 to 2017 at a compound rate. Key markets in Asia Pacific incorporate Australia and India, where contact lens markets are entrenched. Open doors for development stay in several districts and the lion's share of Eastern Australia. By 2017, the Australian contact lens business sector is anticipated to reach $2.8 billion, developing at a rate of 3% every year.

Tonometer, Perimeter, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Fundus Fluorescein Angiography (FFA), Direct and Indirect ophthalmoscopy, OCT Angiograghy, Color fundus (retinal) photography (CFP), Fundus Auto Fluorescence (FAF), Rigid gas permeable (RGP), Phoropter, RPS InflammaDry, TearScan MicroAssay, Meibography Plus, Autorefractors, Vision testers, Digital pd meters, Corneal topographers, Lensometers, Keratometers are some instruments and methods used in ophthalmology.

  • Track 6-1Retinal imaging and Corneal Mapping
  • Track 6-2Daily-Wear Soft Lenses and Torric lens
  • Track 6-3Bifocal or Multifocal Contact Lenses
  • Track 6-4Visual Field Testing
  • Track 6-5Phoropter and Fundus Camera
  • Track 6-6Retinal Surgical Instruments
  • Track 6-7Ophthalmic Lasers and Vitrectomy Machine
  • Track 6-8Contact Lenses and Spectacles Market Analysis
  • Track 6-9Business Sector Statistics
  • Track 6-10Global Scenario of Optometric Instruments Market

Visual medical speciality in Pharmacology and medicine is the principle multidisciplinary supplying crucial and basic clinical research about biopharmaceuticals and different techniques which can possibly treat, anticipate, and/or analyze visual maladies and disarranges. Some of the breakthrough in ophthalmic research and advance drug delivery system can be Punctal Plugs, Ocular Therapeutics, Mati therapeutics (QLT) and gel-forming drops to widen the therapeutic effect of a specific drug. Topical combination of corticosteroid & anti-infective agents, Drugs used in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis, Oral & topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs) and Retinoblastoma chemotherapy are few developed formulations to treat ophthalmic diseases. The use of drug-loaded contact lenses and ocular inserts allows drugs to be better placed where they are needed for more direct delivery. Developments in ocular implants provides a method to beat the physical barriers that conventionally prevented efficacious treatment. Implant technologies area are beneath development permitting everlasting drug delivery from one procedure, these devices permitted posterior chamber diseases to be completely treated. Future developments might come with artificial corneas to abolish the necessity for donor tissue and occurrence of implantable drug depots remaining the patient's duration of life. Drugs, that are used, are the types of Phenylephrine, Cyclopentolate, Antihistamines and Decongestants.

Allergan, Pfizer, Bausch + Lomb, Merck & Co. and Regeneron like companies are vigorously involving in ophthalmic research and drug development. According to Visiongain (Ophthalmic Drugs: World Market Prospects - 2013-2023; October 2013), the worldwide ophthalmic market was $17.5 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow to $34.7 billion by 2023, representing a 5.9% compounded annual growth rate.

  • Track 7-1Advances in ophthalmic drug delivery systems
  • Track 7-2Topical combination corticosteroid & anti-infective agents
  • Track 7-3Drugs used in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis
  • Track 7-4Ocular & systemic side effects of drugs
  • Track 7-5Diagnostic dye solutions and IVT injection-sparing approaches
  • Track 7-6Sustained delivery and Extended activity approaches
  • Track 7-7Principles of Ocular Pharmacology
  • Track 7-8Administrative routes and Special Forms of Ocular Drugs
  • Track 7-9Steroids and Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Track 7-10Binocular Treatment of Amblyopia Using Videogames (BRAVO)
  • Track 7-11Bionic eye and KAMRA Inlay
  • Track 7-12Ocular Pharmacotherapeutics

Optometry is nothing but the profession of inspecting the eyes for imperfection in vision and eye disorders by means of worthy appliances or instruments in order to recommend corrective lenses or other proper treatment.

Special instruments are used by the Doctors of optometry to assess defects in eye and recommend contact lenses or eyeglasses to improve deficiencies. Minor surgeries can also be performed to eliminate foreign bodies from an eye and they also suggest exercises to boost the eyes work.

Patients are also referred to medical doctors and specialists by an optometrist for other injuries or diseases that eventually damage vision. The doctor evaluates the patient’s peripheral vision and observes at the structure of the retina during a clinical optometry examination. Astigmatism can be diagnosed then by them which might be caused by deflection of the retina and they prescribe corrective lenses to upgrade vision. The doctor can typically counsel the patients if they prefer contact lenses on their use to stave off infection.

  • Track 8-1Clinical Optometry
  • Track 8-2Neuro optometry
  • Track 8-3Behavioral Optometry
  • Track 8-4Vision screening
  • Track 8-5Eyeglass frames/lenses and contacts
  • Track 8-6Vision insurance and vision plans
  • Track 8-7Optometric Vision therapy
  • Track 8-8Scope of practice and training of ophthalmologists
  • Track 8-9Ophthalmic Nursing Practices

A cataract, that lies behind the iris and the pupil, is a clouding of the eye's natural lens. The most prevalent cause of vision loss in people over age 40 is cataract and this is the main cause of blindness in the earth. Surprisingly, more cataract cases are there than glaucomadiabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration combined in worldwide, according to Prevent Blindness America (PBA). There are more than 22 million Americans having cataract today at age 40 and older. PBA says that more than 30 million Americans are supposed to have cataracts by the year 2020.

Surgical procedures which cure common eyesight problems (astigmatism, presbyopia, nearsightedness and farsightedness) to diminish the dependency on prescribed eyeglasses and/or contact lenses are known as Refractive surgery. LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is the most common surgery now a day where a laser is used to reshape the cornea. But there are also other laser procedures and intraocular lens procedures to correct the vision by reshaping the cornea or clear, round dome at the front portion of the eye. Implanting a lens inside the eye may be another procedure to correct the vision.

  • Track 9-1Second sight
  • Track 9-2Phaco emulsification
  • Track 9-3Flap procedures and Surface procedures
  • Track 9-4Cataract Treatment with intraocular lens (IOL)
  • Track 9-5Refractive error
  • Track 9-6Refractive surgery techniques
  • Track 9-7Astigmatism and LASIK

Glaucoma, called as the silent thief of sight, is an eye disease that is often associated with elevated intraocular pressure, in which damage to the eye (optic) nerve can lead to loss of vision and even blindness. Intraocular pressure increases when either too much fluid is produced in the eye or the drainage or outflow channels (trabecular meshwork) of the eye become blocked.

The accurate causes of optic nerve damage, which comes from glaucoma, includes mechanical compression and/or attenuate blood flow of the optic nerve. Visual information is carried by this optic nerve from the eye to the brain, which is the part of the central nervous system. The nerve fiber extensions of the retinal ganglion cells have made axons and this cranial nerve is built over one million nerve axons. The optic nerve becomes damaged when the eye pressure is increased, and/or other stimulating factors exist there and a process namely Apoptosis happens where the retinal ganglion cells undergo a leisurely procedure of cell death. The death of the retinal cells and degeneration of the nerve fibers results in permanent vision loss.

In addition to eye problems, secondary systemic (body) symptoms may occur. These secondary symptoms are especially common with acute glaucoma. Examples include irritability, loss of appetite, and vomiting

  • Track 10-1Open-Angle Glaucoma and Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Track 10-2Normal-Tension Glaucoma (NTG)
  • Track 10-3Congenital Glaucoma (Childhood Glaucoma)
  • Track 10-4Secondary Glaucoma and Pseudoexfoliative Glaucoma
  • Track 10-5Pigment Dispersion Syndrome and Pigmentary Glaucoma
  • Track 10-6Traumatic Glaucoma and Neovascular Glaucoma
  • Track 10-7Causes of Glaucoma
  • Track 10-8Biomarkers for glaucoma
  • Track 10-9Pathophysiology in glaucoma

Glaucoma treatment is based on the nature and severity of each case. Normally it cannot be cured, however it can be managed. Pills, laser procedures, eye drops and surgical operations are used to stop or control further harm from occurring. Regular eye examinations are much important to recognize progression and to stop vision loss. As glaucoma can get at worst without being aware of it, to achieve a lower "target eye pressure", treatment will probably need to be changed at time to time.

Several innovative approaches to glaucoma surgery show promise for better safety. As with all new procedures, time and much follow-up study are required to see which ones will remain useful for helping glaucoma patients long-term. 

Glaucoma is usually treated with eye drops taken often many times each day, whenever needed in combination with pills. Circulation of eye fluid can be altered, and eye pressure can be lowered by these medications, either by increasing the flow leaving the drainage angle, or by decreasing the production of fluid within the eye.

Several medications are currently in use to treat glaucoma. Eye drops used in managing glaucoma decrease eye pressure by helping the eye’s fluid to drain better and/or decreasing the amount of fluid made by the eye. Drugs to treat glaucoma are arranged by their dynamic fixing. These include: prostaglandin analogs, beta blockers, alpha agonists, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors. Blend drugs are accessible for patients who require more than one sort of prescription.

  • Track 11-1 Cineraria maritima on prevention of selenite-induced cataractogenesis
  • Track 11-2Laser Surgery
  • Track 11-3Operative or Incisional Surgery
  • Track 11-4Optic Nerve Imaging
  • Track 11-5Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
  • Track 11-6Microtrabeculectomies
  • Track 11-7Trabecular Surgery
  • Track 11-8Suprachoroidal Shunts
  • Track 11-9Reactions and reasons for Pharmaceuticals or steroids
  • Track 11-10Effects of different chemicals
  • Track 11-11Visual field test and sharpness test
  • Track 11-12Dilated eye exam
  • Track 11-13Diabetic assault

Globalization and cross movement of people across countries have led to adoption of traditional health practices, once indigenous to a sect of population or country, by other populations outside its indigenous culture. If utilized properly, traditional medicine and health practices can be a source of income as has already been described in countries like India and China, where traditional health practices have evolved and developed over the years and are accepted the world over as established modes of alternative therapies. By the report “Traditional Medicine in Oman: Its Role in Ophthalmology”, three patients who were examined in the Ophthalmic department of a tertiary care teaching hospital in the Sultanate of Oman between 2003 and 2004, have been cured fully or partially.

Also, the traditional medicinal systems of various civilizations are well known to use herbal remedies for various ocular conditions. Plant derived compounds came to ocular use in the last century in which cocaine, physostigmine, pilocarpine and atropine are still holding a place in modern ophthalmology practice. The traditional knowledge available at different populations are of current interest among researchers throughout the world for finding new therapeutic modalities for ocular disorders like glaucoma, uveitis, cataract and neovascular conditions etc.

  • Track 12-1Ophthacare Eye Drops – a Herbal Formulation
  • Track 12-2Effect of Curcumin on human corneal epithelial cell
  • Track 12-3Oculohypotensive effects of Foeniculum vulgare
  • Track 12-4Role of Ginkgo biloba on diabetic retinopathy
  • Track 12-5Tamarind seeds effect in dry eye syndrome
  • Track 12-6Effect of Rasanjana madhu ashchyotana in mucopurulent conjunctivitis
  • Track 12-7Triphala extracts for herbal drug formulation for ocular diseases
  • Track 12-8Herbonanoceuticals: A New Step Towards Herbal Therapeutics
  • Track 12-9Ayurvedic ophthalmic formulations