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t’s finally here! Welcome to Gurugram and the 78th Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society – AIOC 2020. As the congress unfolds, delegates will find a ground-breaking scientific program, with lectures and instructional courses from world-renowned surgeons, bolstered by prestigious awards for excellence and innovation in ophthalmology. Over the four-day conference, more than 8,000 delegates are expected to attend, making AIOC 2020 a hub for sharing ideas, information and networking. With so much vital information to impart, the AIOC 2020 Program encompasses all of the conference’s vital details. Below, we’ve compiled a quick guide of program highlights to help plan your daily schedule – and to make the most of your time at AIOC.

Day 1: February 13

In addition to the plethora of scientific lectures, for doctors seeking to brush up on surgical skills, the first day of AIOC features 45 instructional courses over a wide range of topics, like:

Challenges in Cataract from 9:00 to 10:25 (Hall A Level II): This video-assisted course explores phacoemulsification (phaco) in different situations. Pearls of phaco in capsulorhexis extension cases will also be Cont. on Page 2 >>


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discussed, as well as advantages and limitations of femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery. Maximizing Outcomes with Phakic IOLS: A Systematic Approach to Achieving Perfect Results from 10:30 to 11:55 (Hall C Level II): This course will equip the refractive surgeon with a step-by-step methodology for patients undergoing phakic intraocular lens (IOL) surgery. DME Management – Unanswered Questions from 12:00 to 13:25 (Hall G Level I): In many clinical scenarios, there aren’t suitable treatment options for diabetic macular edema (DME). This interactive course features case scenarios to better manage patients with DME. Lasering Techniques in Vitreoretina – Tips and Tricks from Masters from 13:30 to 14:25 (Hall G Level I): With much focus on anti-VEGF, laser techniques are discussed less frequently – therefore, this course provides information for those who wish to add photocoagulation to their practice. Ocular Infections – Uveitis, Keratitis, Endophthalmitis: Novel Strategy Against Emerging Pathogens from 15:00 to 16:25 (Hall D Level II): This course covers principles of sample collection and interpretation of microbiology results from ocular microbiologists and cornea, retina and uvea specialists. SICS in Difficult Situations from 16:30 to 17:55 (Hall B Level II): As manual SICS is a popular technique, this course will discuss difficult situations, like SICS in small pupils, corneal opacity, suprahard cataract, pterygium and subluxated cataract, along with the required modifications. The instructional (and master instructional) courses will continue throughout AIOC 2020, with 140 courses in total. Check the official program for more Day 1 courses, as well as for courses on Days 2 to 4.

Day 2: February 14

The second day of AIOC 2020 continues the momentum of Day 1, featuring the President’s Guest Lectures and International Symposia.

Attention Delegates

The President’s Guest Lecture takes place in Hall A (Level II) from 10:30 to 11:55. Chaired by AIOS 2020 incoming President Prof. Dr. Mahipal Sachdev and co-chaired by past AIOS President Dr. S. Natarajan, the lecture features the following topics and speakers: ▪▪ CapsuLASER by Dr. Chee Soon Phaik ▪▪ Unidirectional Scrolling of Descemet Membrane, Why? by Dr. Harminder S. Dua ▪▪ Scleral Fixation of IOLs made Simple by Dr. Chee Soon Phaik ▪▪ Steering the Ship, from Studentship to Leadership by Dr. Harminder S. Dua In addition, organizations from the world-over will convene on Day 2 to present International Symposia on a variety of issues. Two (of the many) symposia include: The Anterior Segment Imaging (AAO) symposium from 10:30 to 11:55 (Hall D Level II) will explore topics like: Scheimpflug imaging in Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy; corneal biomechanics in keratoconus; anterior segment OCT in keratitis; intraoperative OCT in corneal surgery; dry eye imaging; and decisionmaking with ASOCT. Meanwhile, at the same time, the Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS) Symposium on Primary Angle Closure Disease (PACD) from 10:30 to 11:55 (Hall J Level I) will cover various topics related to PACD including: diagnosis and classification; anterior segment imaging for angle closure; laser PI in prophylaxis and preventing progression; the role of MIGS; and more.

Day 3: February 15

The penultimate day of AIOC brings numerous National Symposia, on a range of key topics like diagnosis and management, treatments and more. Kerato Refractive Surgeries in 2020 from 10:30 to 11:55 (Hall C Level II). Topics include: recent advances in understanding of corneal biomechanics; the present and future of surface ablation; nuances in planning topography guided treatments

Don’t forget to attend the Opening and Inauguration Ceremony on February 13 at 6.00 PM; the opening of the scientific exhibition and ribbon cutting is at 9.00 am.

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with newer ablation patterns; evolving advances in SMILE; managing complications of refractive surgery; phakic IOLS: Is this the answer for every refractive error?; challenges of regression and quandary of post-LASIK ectasia; presbyopia directions in refractive surgery; and basic requisites in setting up a refractive practice. Pediatric Ophthalmology in 2020 from 10:30 to 11:55 (Hall E Level II). Topics are tackling pediatric blindness; timely management of eye movement disorders; ocular Infection and allergies in children; pediatric uveitis; pediatric retinal disorders; pediatric ocular tumors; and genetic aspects in pediatric ophthalmology. Diagnosis and Management of Uveitis in 2020 from 10:30 to 11:55 (Hall H Level I). Featuring segments on anterior uveitis; uveitis with arthritis; tubercular posterior uveitis; sarcoid uveitis; postfever retinitis; viral retinitis; uveitis in immunocompromised patients; imaging in posterior uveitis; and biopsy pathology in uveitis. Also, don’t miss the Scientific Awards Ceremony on Day 3 with the Free Papers – Final, Col. Rangachari Award Session and the CS Reshmi Video Session 2020.

Day 4: February 16

There is still much to do on the final day

of AIOC: There are instructional courses, other sessions and updates, as well as an opportunity to review posters and e-posters. Update sessions include crucial details on topics like: Complications in Cataract Surgery: Early Detection Prevention & Management with Take Home Message from 12:00 to 13:25 (Hall R Trade Area): This video-based course, led by the most experienced national faculty, provides strategies to tackle challenging situations in cataract surgery. The Why, What and How of Digital Marketing and Social Media in Ophthalmology from 12:00 to 13:25 (Hall Q Trade Area): Learn how to manage digital and social media marketing with planning and implantation to reach more patients from a panel of young ophthalmologists.

All this, and more

Of course, there is much more happening at AIOC that can be included here: Review the program and make sure to highlight your can’t-be-missed sessions and courses. And don’t forget to hit the exhibition, to see the latest innovations from leading national and international companies . . . we’ll see you there!




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Leading the Indian Ophthalmic Community


s the hosting body of 78th Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOC 2020), the All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) has continuously grown in both size and importance since its inception in 1930 – and with more than 20,000 life members, AIOS is a vital resource for India’s ophthalmic community. With the objectives of cultivating and promoting the study and practice of ophthalmic sciences and research, developing manpower to serve the community and creating opportunities for social networking, AIOS offers Indian ophthalmologists continued professional

development through its events and conferences – like AIOC 2020. Not only is AIOS responsible for organizing these annual meetings – which include instruction courses, symposia, lectures, post-graduate refresher courses, booth lectures, wet labs, surgical skill transfer courses and more – the society also recognizes the accomplishments of its members through awards, orations, prizes and fellowships. These activities are executed through multiple channels, including the Scientific Committee, Academic and Research Committee, Scientific Proceedings and the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. Additionally, the

AIOS members unite!


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To the largest Scientific feast in the world of Ophthalmology

Prof. S. Natarajan President

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AIOS President also oversees various subcommittees related to different activities.

Membership Benefits

Members of AIOS receive numerous benefits. For example, the Basic Clinical & Science Course of AAO is available at discounted rates (for residents only) and members can participate in Leadership Development Programmes of AIOS. Travel fellowships are also awarded to members, which provides trips to meetings like AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology) in North America and ESCRS (European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons) in Europe. Members are also eligible for awards, fellowships and orations by AIOS. In addition, membership offers perks like eligibility for the Family Benefit Scheme of AIOS, a reduced registration fee for annual AIOS conferences, participation in the decision-making and electoral process of AIOS, and access to the member corner of the AIOS website where contact details for fellow members can be found. An AIOS Fellowship in Super Specialty of Ophthalmology (FAICO: Fellow of All India Collegium of Ophthalmology) is available as well. Members also receive print copies of various publications (i.e. the monthly Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, the CME Series by the ARC and AIOS, Ready Recknor & AIOS guidelines, etc.).

Join Today!

To learn more about joining AIOS, visit the website and complete the application. Applicants should also include the following documents along with the application form: copy of degree MBBS/MD; medical council registration certificate; proof of residence in India (i.e. copy of voter ID card, adhar card or passport); and photograph and signature of applicant. The proposer and seconder should be ratified life members of the society and their membership number, mobile number and email ID are compulsory. Prior consent of the proposer and seconder are required. All new members will be provisionally admitted and will receive full membership after formal ratification by the general body of AIOS. For more information about AIOS and membership, visit

Get to Know

your Incoming President Prof. Dr. Mahipal Sachdev

The All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) incoming President Prof. Dr. Mahipal S. Sachdev has had an illustrious career in ophthalmology. He is considered an authority on cataract and refractive surgery worldwide and has received numerous awards and distinctions, both in India and around the world, for his contributions to the field. Prof. Sachdev is a noted orator and has delivered prestigious lectures like the Dr. (Col) BL Taneja Memorial Guest Lecture, among others. Prof. Sachdev received his medical degree from the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi and completed his post-graduate in ophthalmology at Rajendra Prasad Centre, AIIMS (1982-1984). There, he received the ‘Best Resident’ award and was ranked first in his postgraduate examination. He did his cornea fellowship at Georgetown University in Washington DC, USA. A driving force for Prof. Sachdev is his commitment to facilitate access to cutting-edge eyecare for all. Therefore, in 1996, following his resignation from AIIMS, he set up a modest private clinic. This humble beginning has since progressed to the establishment of Centre for Sight – one of India’s leading chain of eyecare hospitals. Prof. Sachdev is the chairman and director for Centre for Sight, which has won multiple awards on its own accord. He has also heavily contributed to ophthalmic societies, serving in various roles over the years for the Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS) and AIOS. In fact, at 38-years-old he was the

youngest chairman of the Scientific Committee of AIOS. Often described as a living legend in ophthalmology, his passion, commitment, knowledge, enthusiasm and leadership will certainly help shape the future of AIOS – as well as overall eyecare in India.

Fun Facts

about your Incoming President ▪▪ Prof. Sachdev was born in New Delhi on July 17, 1958. ▪▪ He led his team into the Guinness Book of World Records for the maximum number of diabetic retinopathy screenings in one day. ▪▪ The crowning glory of his career was receiving the Padmashri Award, which was presented by the then President of India, the late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam in 2007. ▪▪ Prof. Sachdev was amongst the first to introduce cutting-edge technology to India. ▪▪ He has 94 publications in reputed journals and authored more than 10 books and manuals. ▪▪ He has presented scientific papers in more than 495 state, national and international conferences. ▪▪ His wife Dr. Alka Sachdev is the CEO of Centre For Sight. ▪▪ His daughters Dr. Ritika Sachdev and Dr. Gitansha Shreyas Sachdev are both practicing ophthalmologists.




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rom 9.00 to 16.30H on February 13, stop by the Hall R Trade Area for AIOC 2020’s Poster Podium Presentations (PPP). Topics change hourly, from cataract to glaucoma (and everything else in between) with each presenter speaking for three minutes, followed by a short Q & A. The PPP will be judged on the spot and the winner of each section will receive a ‘Best e-Poster’ certificate for that category. Below, we highlight some that we found interesting. Poster presentations abound with clinical pearls valuable to your practice, so make sure to drop by!

Cataract: 9:00 to 10:00

Phacoemulsification versus Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery in hard nuclear cataracts This poster by presenting author Dr. Trupti Amrute studies 60 patients with senile nuclear cataract grade 4 or higher, split evenly into two groups and treated

with either phacoemulsification or manual small incision cataract surgery (MSICS). Day one post-op showed corrected distance visual acuity was 6/12 in 16 patients in the MSICS group and in 7 patients in the phaco group – a statistically significant difference (P=0.01). Nine MSICS patients developed postoperative iritis, compared with 12 in the phaco group. The authors concluded that “both phacoemulsification and MSICS achieved comparable and excellent visual outcomes, with lower complication rates and earlier postoperative visual rehabilitation in MSICS”.

92% (163,546) were sent back to RDS; while 2.32% (4,103) routine referrals and 0.25% (442) urgent referrals went to hospital eye service for further investigation and treatment. Those with 6/60 or worse from diabetic retinopathy (DR) were also analyzed on an annual basis to assess the impact of screening on new blindness. The authors found a 72% decrease in the incidence of severe sight impairment and a 53% decrease in the incidence of 6/60 or worse vision due to DR. They concluded that “our well-established eye screening service has helped in reducing new blindness in diabetic patients”.

Community Social Ophthalmology: 10:05 to 11:05

Comprehensive Ophthalmology: 11:10 to 12:10

Diabetes no longer leading cause of blindness, thanks to eye screening: 7 years retrospective study This poster, by presenting author Dr. Satish Chadha, looks at outcomes of routine digital screening (RDS), routine referral and hospital referrals for further examination from 2012 to 2019. A total of 176,478 screening episodes were included:

Does Nd YAG capsulotomy cause refractive changes in pseudophakic eyes? This poster, by presenting author Dr. Ruchi Bodat, discusses results from a retrospective case study which evaluated the refractive changes and status in pseudophakic eyes after Nd YAG capsulotomy. Dr. Bodat and co-authors analyzed data from 105 patients (58




male and 47 female) who underwent the procedure. They found a significant difference in vision before and after Nd YAG capsulotomy. The mean sphere was 0.43 and 0.32, while the mean cylinder was 1.31 and 1.05, before and after surgery, respectively. These results led the investigators to conclude that “ Nd YAG capsulotomy, though a non-invasive procedure, can cause significant difference in the refractive status of the eye”.

Cornea: 12:15 to 13:15

A piggyback solution for a piggyback problem! This poster by Dr. Seema Ramakrishnan details the case of a patient with stage 3 Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy who underwent a successful DSEK triple procedure, but experienced poor UCVA (5/60), attributed to a hyperopic refractive surprise of +5D sphere. Dr. Ramakrishnan and co-authors noted that “the magnitude of the hyperopia did not corroborate with expected lenticule induced hyperopic shift due to increased posterior corneal curvature” and that “ it was attributed to erroneous preoperatively biometry (especially keratometry)”. Six months after the primary surgery, the visual error was corrected using a second piggyback IOL, designed for sulcus fixation. Postoperatively, the patient maintained 6/9 UCVA, with a clear DSEK graft at 18 months. This led the authors to conclude that customized sulcus fixated IOLs can be a safe

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and predictable option for treating such surprises.

Diabetic Retinopathy & Medical Retina: 13:20 to 14:20

Comparative study of intravitreal dexamethasone and bevacizumab in treatment naïve DME Poster author and presenter Dr. Salma Tabani details results from a double-blind, randomized study involving 60 eyes with treatment naïve DME. Patients received single-dose intravitreal dexamethasone implant (n=30) or 3 monthly bevacizumab injections (n=30), with BCVA and CMT reduction studied at the end of month 4. Dr. Tabani found that BCVA improved to a mean change of 0.31logMAR in both groups; the CMT reduction was also similar in both groups. In the dexamethasone group, 3 of 4 eyes needed AGM for IOP control; this did not appear in the bevacizumab group. Lens changes were also comparable at 4 months. This led to the conclusion that the potential to improve vision and reduce macular thickness were similar between both groups, however that longer term studies are needed.

External Disease: 14:25 to 15:25 Meibomian gland dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus This poster by presenting author Dr. Priyanshi Awasthi, details a study which examined 50 patients with diabetes and 50

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patients without for MGD and dry eye. The authors found that the prevalence of mild to moderate MGD was found to be higher in diabetics (62%) compared to control, and even more so in DR patients (75%), with a female preponderance. They concluded that “careful examination of these patients and prompt treatment with systemic antibiotics, lid hygiene and tear substitutes should be done”.

Glaucoma: 15:30 to 16:30

Endothelial cell density loss in glaucoma: An association not to be overlooked In this poster, presenting author Dr. Varun Upadhyay and co-authors study the effect of glaucoma and its management on endothelial cell density (ECD) by comparing 98 eyes of 60 patients with glaucoma to a control group. Patients underwent routine examination gonioscopy and specular microscopy analysis, with surgical and laser intervention in some cases. They found that ECD was significantly lower in glaucoma patients than the control group; patients on 3 to 4 glaucoma medications had a lower density than those on 1 to 2. This led the authors to conclude that “reduced counts may be due to direct damage from high IOP, post-surgical loss, medication toxicity, or a combination of these,” and that the benefit-risk ratio of cell density decompensation should be considered.

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See the Sights of

Gurugram and Delhi by Brooke Herron

Strolling inside the Red Fort.


lthough the 78th Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOC 2020) has a jam-packed scientific program, delegates with some spare time will discover popular attractions, as well as some hidden gems, in both Gurugram and New Delhi. Situated just southwest of New Delhi, the city of Gurugram (or Gurgaon) is one of the fastest growing cities in India. Much of this is thanks to economic development in the region: With more than 250 Fortune 500 companies calling the city home, Gurugram is now known as a financial and technology hub. The city also entices visitors with attractions like museums and temples and it is renowned for its theatrical shows. This

combination of city and culture makes Gurugram an ideal host for AIOC, one of India’s leading ophthalmic conferences. Below, we explore a handful of the top attractions in Gurugram and nearby New Delhi…

Out and About in Gurugram

As the venue of AIOC 2020, this travel guide begins in Gurugram. The city is now a hub for commerce, however, that wasn’t always the case. In fact, Gurugram is an ancient city. During the time of the Mahabharata, it was the home of famous Hindu Guru Dronacharya. The name Gurugram means ‘village of the master’ in Sanskrit. From an ancient village has sprung a vibrant and industrial city – boasting the

third highest per capita in the country. In addition, 40 percent of the Haryana’s state revenue streams from Gurugram. This mixture of ancient and modern is evident throughout the cities various attractions. Watch a Show at the Kingdom of Dreams. For delegates seeking entertainment of the theatric variety, head to the Kingdom of Dreams. With two theaters – and featuring musicals (reminiscent of Bollywood films) and performances based on Indian mythology – this is the ideal destination for a night out on the town. Visitors will also find the Culture Gully here, an area devoted to live arts and crafts, along with vendors selling cuisine from India’s different states.



& Peruse the Heritage Transport Museum. Automobile aficionados and airplane and train buffs will find common ground at the Heritage Transport Museum, which showcases the evolution of India’s transport systems. One area of the museum even explores pre-mechanical transport, like goat-drawn carts, while another section showcases cars used in popular Bollywood films. Stretch your Legs at Aravalli Biodiversity Park. Although AIOC 2020 occurs during winter, running enthusiasts will still find a place to warm up their legs at the Aravalli Biodiversity Park. Covering 400 acres, the park is a natural respite from the modern city. Visitors might even spot peacocks roaming the grounds! Get Closer to Nature at Sultanpur National Park Bird Sanctuary Park. Avian enthusiasts would be remiss to miss an opportunity to discover this bird sanctuary. During winter, more than 100 species of migratory birds call this Sultanpur National

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Park home, making AIOC 2020 the perfect time to visit. Revel at the Sheesh Mahal. Said to be one of the most fascinating buildings in the area, the Sheesh Mahal is the epitome of the Mughal era, with impressive artwork and beautiful architecture. Another popular attraction is located on the same grounds: the Ali Ghosh Khan Baoli, a historical monument of national importance. Legend says that fairies living in the dry wells created water with magical and healing properties, and in the past, it provided water to the palace.

Around New Delhi

New Delhi is the second most populated city in the world (after Tokyo) with 25 million people living in the area – an expansive city by anyone’s guidelines. However, and with such size, New Delhi is still one of the greenest cities worldwide – with 20 percent covered by forests. History buffs will be fascinated by New

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Delhi’s temples, tombs and monuments, including the gates of the previously walled city. Today, only five of the 14 original gates remain (the Ajmeri, Lahori, Kashmiri, New Delhi and the Turkman gates). Like Gurugram, Delhi also draws ties back to the Mahabharata. It is said to be the city of Indraprastha and the capital of Pandavas from the epic tale. As the capital of India, New Delhi is a bustling city where culture, attractions and history are mixed to create numerous sights for visitors to explore. Eat on the Street. New Delhi is known for its street food – quick bites like chaatpapdi, golgappas, stuffed parathas, kebabs and more. Seek out Humayun’s Tomb. A UNESCOprotected monument, Humayun’s Tomb features impressive architecture, surrounded by the impressive Mughal Gardens. It’s said that another famous tomb, the Taj Mahal, was modeled after Humayun’s Tomb. Visitors can walk around the grounds and appreciate the architecture, and the best photos can be taken at dusk. Marvel at the Red Fort. Travel back in time to the Mughal Empire at the impressive Red Fort. The giant sandstone fortress, with both Islamic and British influences, is a must-do for visitors to New Delhi. The Red Fort is open every day, except Monday. Jump on a Bus Tour. If New Delhi seems overwhelming to explore solo, jump on a Ho-Ho Bus Tour. Available in half-, one- or two-day passes, these tours stop at the most popular sights, with enough time for visitors to explore before being whisked away to the next destination. Visit Asia’s Largest Spice Market. The market Khari Baoli dates back to the 17th century and it’s a hot spot for photographs, with the striking hues of spices creating an impressive backdrop to this busy market. Take a deep breath (and try not to sneeze!) and explore its congested alleyways. The market is open every day, except Sunday. First-time visitors may be overwhelmed by the sheer scale of both cities, but with a little bit of help (and this guide), delegates can take in the beauty amidst the chaotic streets. We hope you enjoy your time at AIOC 2020, while exploring the sights and sounds of Gurugram and New Delhi.

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