Yao KEProf. Yao Ke is professor and chief of Eye Institute of Zhejiang University, Eye Center of Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine and Zhejiang University Eye Hospital, President of the Chinese Ophthalmological Society and CSCRS, President-Elect of APACRS, and a member of AOI. Prof. Yao was a pioneer and promoter of modern cataract surgeries on the Chinese mainland. He has trained thousands of cataract surgeons throughout the country. He has published 486 clinical and scientific papers with 267 published in peer-reviewed international journals. He has received numerous awards, including the National Award of Science (three times), the ICO Mark Tso Golden Apple Award, the Alfred-Vogt Prize of Switzerland, the APACRS Gold Award, and the APACRS ACE Award.

Prof. Yao is committed and enthusiastic about public health, especially the prevention of blindness. In 1996, he founded the first Mobile Eye Hospital in China which reached out to rural regions including Tibet, Inner Mongolia, and more than 10 provinces, providing free cataract surgeries for 13,000 indigent patients. During his presidency of the COS and CSCRS, under his leadership and advocacy, Chinese ophthalmic medical teams performed nearly 315,000 welfare cataract surgeries in the Chinese mainland and in regions of Asia, Africa, and small island countries in Oceania.

Summary of Presentation(s)

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All timings are according to China Time (UTC+8)
Thursday, 30 May 2024
Tian Fu Room, 3F
09:00 – 09:20hrs
(S1) FEMTOSECOND LASER-ASSISTED CATARACT SURGERY - Current Perspectives and Outcomes (09:00 – 10:30hrs)
Crystal Ballroom 1, 5F
12:45 – 12:47hrs
(IS1) JOHNSON & JOHNSON Lunch Symposium (12:45 – 13:40hrs)
Opening Remarks
Friday, 31 May 2024
Crystal Ballroom 1, 5F
07:30 - 08:50hrs
(S5) IIIC LECTURES - The Perfect Save! (07:30 – 08:50hrs)
- Chair: Michael KNORZ, Ronald YEOH, YAO Ke
Crystal Ballroom 1, 5F

11:00 – 11:05hrs
11:40 – 11:50hrs
- Chair: Graham BARRETT, David CHANG, Sorcha NI DHUBHGHAILL, YAO Ke
Crystal Ballroom 1, 5F

16:00 - 17:30hrs
- Chair: Graham BARRETT
- Chief Judge: YAO Ke
- Judge: John CHANG, LEE Mun Wai, Sri GANESH
Saturday, 01 June 2024
Crystal Ballroom 1, 5F
08:55 – 09:02hrs
(S13) CATARACTS & CONFUCIUS - Guide to Success (07:45 - 09:15hrs)
- Chair: Sri GANESH, Boris MALYUGIN, YAO Ke
FSAK vs Toric IOL, which is better?
Crystal Ballroom 1, 5F

09:30 – 09:33hrs

10:23 – 10:25hrs
(S16-1) ZEISS Surgical Video Symposium (09:30 - 10:25hrs)
- Chair: YAO Ke, Ronald YEOH, Graham BARRETT
- Moderator: FAN Wei, WANG Yan, ZHANG Hong 张弘, Dan REINSTEIN
Opening Speech
Crystal Ballroom 1, 5F
10:30 – 11:25hrs
(S16-2) ALCON Surgical Video Symposium (10:30 - 11:25hrs)
- Chair: YAO Ke, Graham BARRETT, Ronald YEOH, Pierce LIN
Crystal Ballroom 1, 5F

11:30 – 11:35hrs

11:45 – 11:50hrs
(S16-3) JOHNSON & JOHNSON Surgical Video Symposium (11:30 - 12:25hrs)
Comments & Discussions
InterContinental (IC) Ballroom, 5F
12:45 – 13:40hrs

(IS9) EYEBRIGHT Lunch Symposium (12:45 – 13:40hrs)
- Chair: YAO Ke, SONG Xudong 宋旭东
Welcome Speech
Crystal Ballroom 1, 5F
16:00 – 17:35hrs
(S20) WISDOM FROM THE KUNG FU MASTERS - Top Cataract Surgery Tips (16:00 – 17:35hrs)
- Chair: Graham BARRETT, YAO Ke, Ronald YEOH