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30th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, will be organized around the theme “The pathway to visual health”
Ophthalmology 2019 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Ophthalmology 2019
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Clinical Ophthalmology indicates the duties of practitioner in an eye clinic and it also covers the broad spectrum of research from beside to bench side and plays a crucial role in screening, diagnosis and therapeutics to treat eye illness. There are various common eye problems that needs to treated in a same day and hence that can be achieved through community ophthalmology so that you can be treated near where you live or work rather than hospital.
Pediatric ophthalmology is a sub-branch of ophthalmology associated with eye ailments, visual functions, and vision care in kids. The pediatric ophthalmologist gets further training to provide supervision to young patients. Neurologic improvement of vision happens up until around age 12 years. Misalignment of the eyes (strabismus), uncorrected refractive mistake (nearsightedness, hyperopia, and astigmatism), and asymmetry of refractive errors between the two eyes can contrarily influence this advancement. If these conditions not treated on time than it will affect the vision permanently. Pediatric ophthalmologists are eligible to perform ocular surgery along with the management of children’s eye diseases with glasses and pharmacological approach.
The incorporation of neurology and ophthalmology leads to Neuro-Ophthalmology. The nervous system diseases which affect the pupillary reflexes, vision, eye movements are taken into consideration under the branch of neuro-ophthalmology. Diplopia, ocular myasthenia gravis, optic neuritis, optic neuropathy, papilledema, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, brain tumors or stroke affecting vision, unexplained visual loss, headaches, blepharospasm or hemifacial spasm are the few commonly diseases associated with neuro-ophthalmology.
It is a practice of an ophthalmologists, researchers and scientist to deal with the various eye health issues with an aim to treat the illness.
Translational Ophthalmology is a latest trend that bridges the gap by achieving breakthrough discoveries to patients faster than ever. Translational Research is a new initiative of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) which aims to translate basic research into more advanced form to yield the better results. The research trend discoveries maximize the opportunities to investigate the issues very minutely to decrease the risk of failure especially during surgical procedure like cataract and refractive surgery. Many fruitful facts have been discovered which indirectly helps in treating the respective conditions such as Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) proved that nutritional supplements (nutrition and ophthalmology) could minimize the risk of AMD. The American Health Assistance Foundation, dedicated to eradicating age-related degenerative diseases, estimates that up to 11 million people in the United States have some form of AMD - a number expected to double by 2050. Estimates of the global cost of visual impairment AMD causes are $343 billion, including $255 billion in direct health care costs, according to the foundation. Ophthalmology represents 18 percent of the average case volume in surgery centers, second behind GI/endoscopy (25 percent). The average surgery center performs 4,869 cases annually, which would average to around 876 ophthalmology cases annually, according to VMG Health's 2009 Intellimarker.
Optometry is an eye care profession associated with the vision and visual system where information is processed to produce an image. Optometrists also called as ophthalmic optician and are qualified to diagnose & treat eye diseases. This scientific track welcomes the participant to participate and explore the insights of optometry and vision science.
The cornea is the transparent exterior part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil, and foremost chamber. The cornea, with the front chamber and lens, refracts light, with the cornea representing around 66% of the eye's aggregate optical force. Corneal diseases, for example, corneal ulceration, epithelial keratitis and drug-induced epithelial keratitis, corneal degeneration, repetitive corneal disintegration and different corneal issue can influence the cornea and at last prompt the external eye disease that could wind up with perpetual visual impairment.
The retina is a layer of tissue present in the interior of your eye. Retina disorders are mainly due to lack of light-delicate cells and other nerve cells which transform the impulse into visual information. Retina sends this visual data to the cerebrum through your optic nerve and process the information into an image and empowering you to see. Different age group generations, races and ethnicities are effected from Retinal degenerative disorders, for instance, Age-related macular degeneration and myopic macular degeneration.
The damage of the optic nerve due to high intraocular pressure causes the glaucoma and if it is untreated than it will progresses to vision loss with the initiation of unobserved blind spots at the edges of visual field followed by tunnel vision and finally to blindness. The causes of glaucoma include optic nerve damage along with the several underlying causes which are unknown. According to world health organization (WHO) glaucoma is the 2nd major cause of blindness across the globe.
Fungi, parasites, bacteria and virus can enter the human body and are capable enough to spread to attack the interior surface of an eye thus spreading the infection. The immune system plays a crucial role to inhibit the effect of infections of eye and also during the corneal transplantation since transplantation is increasing rapidly. This scientific track highlights the significance and connection of ocular microbiology and immunology.
Novel approaches are referred to the techniques and procedure which is used to treat the ailment in specific manner to gain the maximum therapeutic effect. The novel approaches could be development in the ophthalmic formulation of drugs to reach out the desired site of action through different drug delivery systems and also usage of biomaterials, tissue science technologies, stem science technology to eradicate the various eye diseases.
The aim and scope of ophthalmic research is to study the diseases minutely to eradicate the problems associated with vision and eye health. With the latest technological development and modern treatments in the field of ophthalmology the new techniques have been significantly improvising the life of humans. The detection of diseases through biomarkers aid the efficacy of treatment and new technological procedure such as stem cell, tissue science and use of biomaterial can change the perception of human vision. This scientific track dedicated to the latest technology, amendments, techniques and procedures in the field of Ophthalmology.
A global platform aimed to connect ophthalmic industries, Proposers, Entrepreneurs and the Investors worldwide. With a vision to provide and facilitate the most efficient and viable business meeting place for engaging people in constructive discussions, evaluation and execution for a promising future in the field of ophthalmology.
Eyes are organs of the visual system which has a remarkable structure, with biomechanics involved in many of its functions. The eye transduces light, and we usually do not think of it as a biomechanical structure. It is actually a pressurized, thick-walled shell that has an internal and external musculature, a complex internal vascular system, devoted fluid production and drainage tissues, and a variety of specialized fluid and solute transport systems. Biomechanics is mainly involved in accommodation, as well as in common eye disorders such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, myopia, and presbyopia.
The major and most important to maintain your vision clean and healthy is to have routine eye exam. There are many eye conditions develop slowly over time and without symptoms. If detected early these conditions can be treated effectively so that they do not develop into serious eye problems. There are most of the Comprehensive Eye Care services all over the world which offers diagnosis and treatment of common eye conditions like:
- Rinkov Eyecare, USA
- Norwalk Eye Care, USA
- Tsawwassen Optometry Clinic, Canada
- Vision 2020, India
- The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, UK