Other Meetings of Interest

Aesthetics at the Red Sea International Meeting

Dates: March 29-April 1, 2017

Location: Eilat, Israel


The Meeting in Eilat will focus on Aesthetics and the invited faculty will include world renowned speakers from the four core specialties: Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Dermatology and Oculoplastics.

For more information, please click HERE.


You can also visit the conference site at:www.redseaplastics2017.com

The 36th ESOPRS Annual Meeting

14-16 September, 2017

Stockholm, Sweden



Basic Science Course in Ophthalmology, Columbia University

January 2-27, 2017




This is the 75th anniversary of the Basic Science Course in Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center.  The BSCO covers the Basic and Clinical Science Course from The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology - San Francisco, CA: Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Series. The course is four weeks in duration and will be held from January 2nd to 27th, 2017 at the Columbia University Medical Center. The BSCO includes instruction in optics, a two-day orbital dissection and oculoplastics lab, ocular anatomy and histology labs, a phaco wet-lab, a hands-on imaging workshop, and two days of instruction in retinoscopy and refraction.


Since 1941, the Edward Harkness Eye Institute of Columbia University has offered the BSCO, which while focusing on ophthalmology resident learning, has also has proven effective in communicating foundational knowledge and the latest scientific findings to the visual sciences community. The curriculum is revised annually to include the most recent scientific advances and controversial developments in the field, and is updated to respond to feedback from previous BSCO evaluations. An international faculty of more than 80 clinicians and scientists is chosen based on expertise, clarity of presentation, and visual aids. Just a few of the non-Columbia speakers who presented at BSCO 2016 were Professors Alan C. Bird (Moorfields), Scott Brodie (Mount Sinai), Ralph Eagle (Wills Eye), David Guyton (Johns Hopkins), Graham Holder (Moorfields), Andrew Lee (Methodist Hospital), Irene Maumenee (Johns Hopkins), Eberhart Zrenner (Univ Tuebingen) and Lawrence Yannuzzi (VRMNY).


Advance registration: The program will be held from January 2nd to January 27th 2017. Fee is $2000US. After November 23, 2016 the fee will be $2300US.


The 8th World Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy)
Dates: March 30 -April 1, 2017
Location: Madrid, Spain


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2017 Spring

Scientific Symposium

June 22-25, 2017

Vancouver, BC, Canada


2017 FALL

November 9-10, 2017
New Orleans, LA