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Well over a thousand ophthalmologists and trainees from across Australia, New Zealand and around the world will share and discuss the latest innovations, techniques and advances in eye healthcare at the 47th RANZCO Annual Scientific Congress in Wellington.

Internationally renowned speakers from the US, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand will discuss crucial eye research findings including: childhood vision impairment, inflammatory eye disease, glaucoma … and many more.

The scientific program runs for four days, from 1-4 November. The full program can be accessed at 

Keynote speakers at the event include:
• A/Prof John Grigg, Save Sight Institute, Australia
• Prof Peter McCluskey, Save Sight Institute, Australia
• Prof Dao-Yi Yu, University of Western Australia, Australia
• Dr Neil Murray, The Fred Hollows Foundation, New Zealand
• Ike K Ahmed, MD, Credit Valley EyeCare, Canada
• Randall J Olson, MD, John A. Moran Eye Center, USA
• Prof Tin Aung, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
• Douglas A Jabs, MD, Icahn School of medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
• Prof David Wong, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Who: The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)
What: 47th Annual Scientific Congress
Where: Wellington, New Zealand
When: Saturday 31 October – Wednesday 4 November
Highlights: Media alerts with highlights will be issued daily and interviews can be arranged with speakers on request

For more information or to arrange an interview contact Emma Carr or Josie Faunce at RANZCO on 02 9690 1001 and

Last updated: November 29, 2018

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