A Corneal Cornucopia – Registrars Conference 2014

Save Sight Institute is pleased to welcome almost 100 opthalmologists and researchers from Australia and internationally, to the annual Registrar’s Conference.

Save Sight Institute is pleased to welcome almost 100 opthalmologists and researchers from Australia and internationally, to the annual Registrar’s Conference.

Presented by the Save Sight Institute and Sydney Eye Hospital, the focus for this year is on corneal disease, and attendees will hear from world-leading specialists in the area across a broad range of cornea-related topics such as:

  • infective keratitis management
  • keratoconus
  • corneal surgery
  • inflammatory anterior segment conditions
  • paediatric corneal disease
  • corneal challenges
  • environmental factors
  • future trends.

The speaker line-up is comprehensive and world-class, including:

  • Professor John Dart – Moorfields Eye Hospital (Key Note Speaker)
  • Professor Peter McCluskey
  • Dr Con Petsoglou
  • Clinical Professor Stephanie Watson
  • Dr Sophia Zagora
  • Dr Yves Kerdraon
  • Dr Tani Brown
  • Dr Gaurav Bhardwaj
  • Dr Jed Lusthaus
  • Dr Chameen Samarawickrama
  • Dr Matt Ball
  • Dr John Males
  • Dr Daya Sharma
  • Dr Went Sehu
  • Dr Manju Mina
  • Dr Tony Maloof
  • Dr Greg Moloney
  • Dr Peter Kim
  • Professor Denis Wakefield
  • Dr Alex Hamilton
  • Dr Eline Whist
  • Associate Professor Kathy McClellan
  • Associate Professor Robyn Jamieson
  • Dr Caroline Catt
  • Dr Amy Pai
  • Dr Chris Stewart
  • Dr Salim OKera
  • Dr Dana Robaei
  • Dr Fred Wechsler
  • Dr Nik Kumar
  • Dr James(Son) Chau-Vo
  • Dr Noni Lewis
  • Professor John Grigg
  • Dr Lyon Robinson
  • Dr Vicky Lu
  • Dr Nirosha Paramanathan

Also in attendance to share product and service developments with attendees are representatives from Alcan, AMO, Allergan, Bambach, Bausch & Lomb, BOC, Designs for Vision, Device Technologies, Investec, Optimed and Zeiss.

SSI farewells long-time friend and supporter Gervase Pearce

It is with much sadness that we report the passing of long-time supporter of Save Sight Institute, Mr Gervase Pearce.

It is with much sadness that we report the passing of long-time supporter of Save Sight Institute, Mr Gervase Pearce.

Gervase was Chair and longstanding Board member of the Save Sight Institute. He played an integral part in helping the institute overcome complex challenges, grow and achieve research and community health goals. His professionalism, dedication, energy and vision shone through in everything he did. Gervase’s contribution to the lives of ordinary people living with eye disease will continue in the future as we carry on implementing the strategies and moving forward in the direction he worked so closely with us to map out.

A fine sailor, Gervase was a senior Naval Officer for many years, instrumental in major developments including expanding the role of women at sea and was heavily involved in the Navy’s welcoming of the Royal family to Australia.

Gervase was also Executive Director of the Australian Graduate School of Leadership, helping to inspire and develop emerging Australian leaders.

Gervase passed away after a long battle with illness, and will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him.

guestbook has been established for those who knew Gervase to share their thoughts and remember him.