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APOTS Ophthalmic Trauma Conclave 21 February 2021

APOTS 2020 Flier

Traumacon 2018, Chennai - 13th - 15th July 2018


NUH Eye International Congress 2016


2nd APOTS meeting with Chinese Ocular Trauma Society, Dalian, China on Aug 6-8, 2015

Epidemic study on ocular trauma – Zhizhong Ma

  • Clinical study on ocular trauma – Hua Yan
  • Study on the use of anti-VEGF in vitrectomy for PDR – Zhijun Wang
  • Classification of mechanical ocular injury – Yuntao Hu
  • Minimum vitrectomy for ocular trauma – Hai Lu
  • Surgical treatment for the orbital floor fracture using Blowout balloon – Hidetoshi Onda
  • Controversies in management of ocular trauma – Rupesh Agrawal
  • Treatment of recurrent retinal detachment in silicone filled eye – Xiaofeng Lin

1st APOTS meeting with Chinese Ocular Trauma Society, Shenzhen, China Oct 31-Sep 2, 2014

  • Vitreous management in penetrating trauma – Caroline Chee
  • Comprehensive and integrity principle for ocular trauma – Zhizhong Ma
  • Principle of minimal invasive secondary vitrectomy for ocular trauma – Hua Yan
  • Consensus of open-globe injury treatment – Zhijun Wang
  • Retinal detachment with giant retinal tear in children – Hai Lu
  • Novel method of managing intraocular foreign body  – S. Natarajan

THE APOTS Postgraduate Education Module on Ophthalmic Trauman

Supported and conducted by the Asia-Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Society At All India Ophthalmology society meet held at Agra, India on 5th February 2014 – Dr. Shruthi Tara

The course was basically to give the post graduates an over view on the fundamentals of ocular trauma.

The session was well attended with reasonably good interaction.

The talk was also oriented to prepare the students towards exam.

The course covered the following

  • Epidemiology, pathophysiology of blunt and open globe injuries including consequences
  • Initial evaluation of the patient as a whole : ABCD of trauma
  • Spectrum of Ocular and Ocular adnexal trauma
  • Ocular examination
  • Classification including Terminology in Ocular and Orbital trauma: (BETT)
  • Ocular Trauma Score
  • Principles of emergency, urgent and elective management
  • General principles and concepts of open and closed globe injury
  • Surgical principles in the management of corneo-scleral injuries, anterior segment injury(hyphema, lens disruptions, etc), posterior segment injuries, intraocular foreign bodies, traumatic optic neuropathy and ocular adnexal trauma (eyelid,lacrimal and orbital injuries).
  • Issues related to documentation and medicolegal considerations was also discussed
  • A note on traumatic optic neuropathy imaging considerations (role of ultrasound, CT, MRI) was discussed.

APOTS @ APAO/AIOS Hyderabad, India 2013

Controversies and Concepts In Ophthalmic Trauma

Chairpersons: Dr Azad, Dr Natarajan

Moderators: A/Prof Gangadhara Sundar, Dr Lingam Gopal

Topic Speaker Time
1 Ocular trauma: ethical principles and counseling of trauma victim and family- Empowering the patient Dr Ferenc Kuhn 10min
2 Controversies related to anterior segment trauma Dr ViktoriaMester 15min
3 Controversies related to traumatic cataract 10min
4 Controversies related to hyphaema& traumatic glaucoma  Dr Lingam Vijaya 10min
5 Controversies related to vitreoretinal trauma 15min
6 Controversies related to orbital and adenxal trauma Dr SantoshHonavar/ Dr Michael Grant 15min
7 Controversies related to traumatic optic neuropathy Prof Neil Miller 10min
8 Controversies in pediatric ocular trauma management Dr Lam,HSC, Toronto 10min
9 Controversies related to sympathetic ophthalmia Prof N Rao 10min
10 Panel discussion:What should I do??? 15min

APOTS @ APACRS 2013, Singapore

  • Ocular Trauma Score – Dr Hunter Yuen, Hong Kong
  • Cornea & Anterior Segment Trauma – Jae S Kim, South Korea
  • Glaucoma Surgery after Ocular Trauma – Prof Paul Chew, Singapore
  • Posterior Segmetn Trauma – Dr S Natarajan, India
  • Ocular Adnexal Trauma for the Anterior segment Surgeon – Dr Gangadhara Sundar, Singapore