Thanapong Somkijrungroj is Consultant Ophthalmologist at Bumrungrad International Hospital and specializes in the management of complicated cataract and complex retina diseases related to intraocular inflammation. He founded the Chula-KKU-Proctor-UCSF (CKPU) meeting in January 2016. He trains two or three retina fellows each year and opened a uveitis fellowship training program at Chulalongkorn University and Hospital in 2017. His research interests are uveitis/retina imaging, diagnostic tests for uveitis, CMV kerato-uveitis, Ocular Behcet and other forms of infectious uveitis, intravitreal drug delivery devices and ophthalmic anesthesia injection models. He received the Distinguished Service Award from the ACOM community in 2017. He is an active member of The Royal College of Ophthalmology of Thailand (RCOPT), Thai Retina Society, Thailand Intraocular inflammation and Uveitis Society, and the Cataract and Refractive Surgery Society of Thailand.

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All timings are according to China Time (UTC+8)
Thursday, 30 May 2024
Jin Niu Room, 5F
09:00 - 09:15hrs
(MC2) MASTERING VITRECTOMY AND OCT FOR THE CATARACT SURGEON (09:00 - 10:30hrs)
- Course Director: Thanapong SOMKIJRUNGROJ, Nikolle TAN, LU Yi
The Thin Red Line: Early detection, limit injury and consequences
细红线:早期发现,限制伤害和结果
09:45 - 10:00hrs IOL Implantation in PC Tear/Capsular Compromise
后囊膜破裂/囊膜损伤时的IOL植入
Qing Yang Room, 5F
17:00 - 17:15hrs
(MC12) MASTERING PHACO FLUIDICS (16:00 - 17:30hrs)
Phaco Fluidics in Complex Cases
复杂病例的超乳液流动力学
Saturday, 01 June 2024
Crystal Ballroom 1, 5F
17:05 - 17:09hrs
(S20) WISDOM FROM THE KUNG FU MASTERS - Top Cataract Surgery Tips (16:00 – 17:35hrs)
(4 minutes video presentation)