Ophthalmic HUB
October 25-26, 2024
An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event
Included into the Register of congresses, symposia and scientific-practical conferences to be held in 2024 in Ukraine
Scientific and practical conference with international participation
is an annual international scientific and educational event, during which colleagues meet to exchange experience, discuss the most actual problems in ophthalmology and related medical areas, initiate cooperation and find new employment opportunities
In 2023, OphthalmicHUB united:
There were prominent experts from Poland, the Netherlands, Germany, Egypt, the United States of America, Slovenia, Belgium and other countries among the speakers
Value of the conference
Discussions, informal communication with leading international and national experts

Workshops, seminars from the best national speakers
Exhibition of modern medical equipment and achievements of the pharmaceutical industry
Speakers of OphthalmicHUB 2024
Vitovska Oksana
MD, Doctor of medical science, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Bogomolets National Medical University
Head of the Board of the Ukrainian Alliance of Ophthalmologists
  • Dr. Sibylle Scholtz
    Biologist, Chemist, PhD in Ophthalmology, International Science Correspondent, Associated Senior Research Fellow (Institute of Experimental Ophthalmology, Saarland University Faculty of Medicine, Germany), longstanding experience in the ophthalmic medical device industry, subject matter expert in biometry and IOL power calculation
  • Prof. Andrzej Grzybowski
    Andrzej Grzybowski, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, MAE is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, Poland; Head of Institute for Research in Ophthalmology, Foundation for Ophthalmology Development, Poznan, Poland. Member of international societies including Euretina (Co-opted Board member 2016-2018), Retina Society, AAO (International Fellow; member of the Global ONE Advisory Board 2017-2022, Museum of Vision’s Program Committee 2017-2022, and member of the Task Force On Myopia), EVER (Board member and chair of the cataract section, 2019-2023; More info
  • Dr. Frank Krogmann

    Since 1972 historical researches, especially on genealogy. Since about 1990 medical history researches, especially on ophthalmology. Since about 2000 managing director of the JULIUS-HIRSCHBERG-GESELLSCHAFT - Headquarters: Vienna - [Association for the History of Ophthalmology]. Various national and international lectures and papers. Editor of the "Mitteilungen der JULIUS-HIRSCHBERG-GESELLSCHAFT zur Geschichte der Augenheilkunde" (Transactions of the JULIUS-HIRSCHBERG-SOCIETY on the history of ophthalmology") - 17 volumes so far.

  • Dr. Ashraf Armia
    Ashraf Armia, MD, MSc., FRCS (Glasgow), FACS, FWCRS.
    Consultant Cataract, Cornea, Refractive and Anterior Segment Reconstruction Surgeon, Founder and Medical Director of AshrafArmiaEyeClinic, Founder of AOTOA (Armia's Ophthalmology Training Observer-Ship Academy), Founder of GERSO (Global Education and Research Society of Ophthalmology), Co-Founder of World College of Refractive Surgery & Visual Science WCRS-VS, USA, Co-Founder of the International Keratoconus Society IKS, ISRS Editorial Board Member of Multimedia Library, USA. More info
  • Prof. Vilma Jurate Balciuniene
    Vilma Jūratė Balčiūnienė, MD, PhD, is a medical retina specialist in the ophthalmology department at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) Hospital Kauno Klinikos, where she is head of the retina unit. She is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at LSMU.
    She has been president of the Lithuanian Ophthalmological Society since 2018 and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the European Society of Retina Specialists. More info
  • Prof. Bożena Romanowska-Dixon
    Head of Ophthalmology Department, Jagiellonian University Collegium Medicum
    Head of Ophthalmology and Ocular Oncology Clinic, University Hospital
    President of Polish Ophthalmological Society
    UMCure 2020 project. More info
  • Prof. Pearse Keane
    Pearse Keane is Professor of Artificial Medical Intelligence at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, and a consultant ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Since 2020, he has been funded by UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) as a Future Leaders Fellow, and in 2023 he became a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigator. He is originally from Ireland and received his medical degree from University College Dublin (UCD), graduating in 2002 More info
The list of speakers is still being formed and will be available soon
Event certification
An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event

Participants of OphthalmicHUB 2024 will receive:
points CPD
We expect even greater activity at OphthalmicHUB 2024. This is a reason to join us!
PROGRAM OphthalmicHUB 2024
25.10.2024 , FRIDAY
Conference hall "Ophtik Science"
10:00 - 10:20
Greetings – Ophthalmic HUB 2024
Oksana Vitovska (Ukraine)
Plenary meeting #1
Moderators: Doctor of Medicine. Vitovska O.P., Doctor of Medicine. Lutsenko N.S.
10:20 - 10:40
Key lecture
10:40 - 11:00
Symfony is the new premium standard in presbyopia correction.
Dr. Parhomenko Georgyi (Ukraine)
11:00 - 11:15
Berger's space and its relevance in modern cataract surgery.
Dr. Sibylle Scholtz (Germany)
11:15 - 11:30
Biometrics and IOL calculation. Update 2024. Dr. Achim Langenbucher (Germany)
11:30 - 12:00
Typical and atypical optic neuritis. Differential diagnosis. Dr. Karl Golnik (USA)
12:00 - 12:20
Differential diagnosis of intraocular tumors. Dr. Bożena Romanowska-Dixon (Poland)
12:20 - 12:40
Association of NT-proANP levels in plasma and intraocular fluid in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma
Dr. Kristina Baumane (Latvia)
12:40 - 13:00
Research results on the role of limbal stem cells in corneal regeneration and the future use of stem cells for the treatment of eye diseases
Dr. Natalia Frank (USA)
13:00 - 14:00
Partner’s sattelite
14:00 - 15:00
Cataracts surgery achievement
Moderators: Dr. Melnyk Volodymyr
15:00 - 15:20
Combined cataract and MIGS surgery
Dr. Melnyk Volodymyr (Ukraine)
15:20 - 15:40
Stages of development of methods of prevention and treatment of inflammation during cataract surgery
Fedorov L.A. (Ukraine)
15:40 - 16:00
Pseudolens exfoliation
Dr. Shevchyk Vasyl (Ukraine)
16:00 - 16:20
In discussion
16:20 - 16:40
Management of the dropped nucleus
Dr. Lutsenko Nina (Ukraine)
16:40 - 17:00
In discussion
17:00 - 17:15
Q&A Session
Plenary session #2
Moderators: Doctor of Medicine. Novytskyi I.Ya.
17:15 - 18:00
Key Lecture 2. In discussion
18:00 - 18:30
Traumatic cataract - IOL dislocation - complex cases. How to maintain IOL fixation?
Dr. Ashraf Armia (Egypt)
18:30 - 18:45
Patient selection and working with expectations is a key factor in presbyopia correction
Sologub O.V. (Kyiv)
18:45 - 19:00
Dr. Franko Mercieca (Malta)
Conference Hall “Master Ophtik”
Section meeting: "NETWORKING"
Moderators: Doctor of Medicine Putienko O.O.
15:00 - 15:25
Antibacterial therapy in ophthalmology - modern principles
Dina Mostova (Israel)
15:25 - 15:45
Genetic in Ophthalmology
Kolyada Oleksandr (Kyiv)
15:45 - 16:00
Is macular edema always macular edema?
Lutsenko Nina (Zaporizhzhia)
16:00 - 16:15
A modern approach to slowing the progression of DR in type 2 diabetes: the view of endocrinologist
Lyubov Sokolova (Kyiv)
16:15 - 16:30
In discussion
16:30 - 16:45
Slowing the progression of diabetic retinopathy - modern care protocols
Vitovska Oksana (Kyiv)
16:45 - 17:00
Vitreoretinal surgery of large macular tears (more than 800 microns) without using the "inverted flap" technique. Remote results
Putienko Oleksiy (Odesa)
17:00 - 17:30
Q&A Session
Section meeting: "RETINAL DISEASES"
Moderators: Ph.D. Aslanova V.S., Saksonov S.G.
17:30 - 17:45
Intelligent diagnostics: how artificial intelligence improves the diagnosis of diseases of the fundus
Maria Znamenska (Kyiv)
17:45 - 18:15
Vitrectomy in the tactics of treatment of complications of postthrombotic retinopathy
Yevtushenko Andrii (Kharkiv)
18:15 - 18:30
Pathogenetic justification of the use of antioxidant therapy in eye diseases
Goncharova N. A., Pastukh I. V., Chubenko I. O. (Kharkiv)
18:30 - 18:45
Differential diagnosis of edematous forms of macular dystrophy
Oleg Parkhomenko (Kyiv)
18:45 - 19:00
Effectiveness of pneumatic dislocation in the treatment of submacular hemorrhages
Veronika Aslanova (Odesa)
19:00 - 19:15
Resveratrol. Myths and reality
Saksonov Stanislav (Kyiv)
19:15 - 19:30
In discussion
19:30 – 20:00
Q&A Session
26.10.2024, SATURDAY
Conference hall "Ophtik Science"
Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons symposium
Moderators: Ph.D. Volodymyr Melnyk
SUO. Clinical analysis of complex cases in cataract surgery
Q&A Session
Ukrainian Neuro-Ophthalmology Association symposium
Moderators: Doctor of Medicine Vasyuta V.A., Ph.D. Averyanova O.S.
10:30 – 12:30
UNOA. Differential diagnosis of neuroophthalmological diseases
12:30 – 13:00
Q&A Session
13:00 - 14:00
Partner’s sattelite
14:00 - 15:00
Section meeting: "GLAUCOMA"
Moderators: Doctor of Medicine Karliychuk M.A.
15:00 - 15:20
Neuroprotection in glaucoma.
Dr. Karliychuk M.A. (Chernivtsi)
15:20 - 15:40
Neovascular glaucoma. Modern approaches
Novitsky Ihor Yaroslavovych (Lviv)
15:40 - 16:00
Differential diagnosis of demyelinating diseases of the optic nerve
Penishkevich Y.I. (Chernivtsi)
16:00 - 16:20
OCT and OCT-angio in glaucoma diagnoses
Saksonov S.G. (Kyiv)
16:20 - 16:40
Drenaige system in glaucoma surgery
Parhomenko G.Y. (Kyiv)
16:40 – 17:00
Q&A Session
Moderators: PhD Deryapa I.V.
17:00 - 17:20
Myopia in modern world
Deryapa I.V. (Kyiv)
17:20 - 17:40
Retinoblastoma. Modern treatment strategies
Lysytsa L.O. (Kyiv)
17:40 - 18:00
COPHY. Myopia. How difficult it is to change stereotypes
Averyanova O.S. (Kyiv), Deryapa I.V. (Kyiv), Kharchenko L.B. (Kyiv)
18:00 – 18:15
Q&A Session
Conference Hall “Master Ophtik”
Section meeting: "Improving practicing skills. Workshop"
09:00 - 10:00
Contact lens in myopia control
PhD Averyanova O.S. (Kyiv)
10:00 – 10:30
Q&A Session
10:30 - 11:30
Dry eye diagnosis
PhD Saldan J.J. (Vinnitsa)
11:30 – 12:00
Q&A Session
12:00 – 13:00
Difficult cases in OCT diagnosis
Prof. Lutsenko N.S. (Zaporizzya)
13:00 -13:30
Q&A Session
13:30 - 14:30
14:30 – 15:30
Progression of glaucoma. Don’t miss it
Prof. Vitovska O.P. (Kyiv)
15:30 -16:00
Q&A Session
16:00 – 17:30
Basic surgical skills for young ophthalmologists
PhD Melnik V.O. (Kyiv)
17:30 – 18:00
Q&A Session
2000 uah
4500 uah
2500 uah
5250 uah
1. Viewing the broadcast of the event
2. Questions to lecturers in the general chat
3. Visiting the interactive online exhibition of partners
4. Access to the video recording of 2 days of the event in your personal account for 15 days
5. Certificate of 20 CPD points and European CME credits (ECMEC®s)
6. Participation in nominations for grants from OPHTHALMIC HUB during the event
1. Participation in live meetings
2. Questions to the lecturers in the halls
3. Attending offline and online exhibitions of partners
4. Access to the video recording of 2 days of the event in your personal account for 15 days
5. Certificate of 20 CPD points and European CME credits (ECMEC®s)
6. Participation in nominations for grants from OPHTHALMIC HUB during the event
7. Coffee breaks and lunch during the event
8. Participation in live event master classes
The price is reduced until
October 1, 2024
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