Feb 10, 2018

Asia Pacific Optometry Summit – 2018

The Asia Pacific Optometry Summit (APOS 2018) marked the horizon of vision science & its positive implications in the health sector.

The mega event organised by the Department of Optometry was inaugurated by our Guest of Honour, renowned professor Dr.Faudziah Abd Manan, Dr.ChandrashekharChawan & Dr. R Krishna Kumar. In attendance were Optometry students, Research scholars, renowned optometrists & eminent personalities from the eye care sector. Apart from the scientific sessions on eye care, APOS2018 also had clinical workshops, model and poster competitions.


Day 1: saw sessions by key note speakers who enlightened us on various aspects of Optometry & vision care. This was followed up by Scientific Paper Presentation, Workshop on Dispensing Optics, Case study presentation & Model & Poster Competition.
Day 2: was graced by our Guest of Honour Padamshree Vipin Bucksey. The high point of the day was a series of valuable lectures on topics related to Specialty contact lenses, Status of Optometry in India, Quality of Life for Patients with low vision, Neuro Optometric Assessment, Unexplained vision loss.

The event concluded with an award ceremony & prize distribution.


“The theme of the event, ‘Recent Advancement in Optometry’ was chosen with careful consideration so as to provide a fantastic platform for industry practitioners, academicians and students to update themselves & seeing the response that the event has received, we can say that the summit has proved beneficial for all who attended it”, – Mr. Cecil Antony, Chief Mentor, NSHM Knowledge Campus.