Ophthalmic HUB
November 24-25, 2023
Accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) - 16 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)
Included into the Register of congresses, symposia and scientific-practical conferences to be held in 2023 in Ukraine
Ophthalmic HUB
November 24-25, 2023
Accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) - 16 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)
Included into the Register of congresses, symposia and scientific-practical conferences to be held in 2023 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 2022, 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 2023
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
  • Prof. Christina Grupcheva
    She has leadership positions in numerous ophthalmic societies such as Fellow of the International Council of Ophthalmology (FICO) — examination coordinator; Fellow of the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (FIACLE); European Contact Lens Society of Ophthalmology (ECLSO) — board member; Union of Medical Specialists, Ophthalmology Section — representative for Bulgaria; Union of Ophthalmologists in Bulgarian — board member, etc. In May 2017, she was elected President of the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO) for the period of 2019-2020. More info
  • 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. Karl Golnik
    Professor & Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology University of Cincinnati, USA. Prof. Golnik serves as the Ophthalmology Foundation’s Chair for Education and the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology’s Secretary for International Relations. Director for Education
    International Council of Ophthalmology. On numerous occasions, he has served as a consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO) regarding human resource development in global eye care. More info
  • 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
  • Lee Merrill
    Online database researcher, MLS (Master Library Science, San Jose State University), Exchange Student (University of Reading, England), BA (Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas), Research Librarian for Abbott Medical Optics, Intelligent Optical Systems, CH2MHill, Retired as a Recreation Director with U.S. Air Force, Associate Senior Research Fellow (Saarland University, Germany)
  • Dr. Prashant Garg

    Dr. Prashant Garg is Executive Chairman of L V Prasad Eye Institute. He is also the Paul Dubord chair of Cornea, and network director of eye banks of the institute.

    His primary area of interest and ongoing research is Corneal infection and has published extensively on epidemiology, clinical features of rare infections, antibiotic resistance in ocular isolates and drug delivery systems. More info

  • Dr. Meenakshi Swaminathan
    Dr. Meenakshi Swaminathan, MD, currently is an Ophthalmology consultant at The Capstone Clinic, Chennai, India and Visiting professor at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai.

    Residency and fellowship trained in the USA, she worked at Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai for 20 years and as the Director Academics for fourteen years of those twenty. More info

  • Dr. Pranesh Subramanium

    Dr Pranesh Balasubramaniam pursued his Master in Ophthalmology from the prestigious Aravind Eye Hospital & PG Institute of Ophthalmology, Madurai. He has worked as a Medical Officer in Cataract Services and pursued his Retina Fellowship at Aravind Eye Hospital - Coimbatore. More info

  • Prof. Muhammad Moin

    Prof. Muhammad Moin is Principal College of Ophthalmology & Allied Visual Sciences  & Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at King Edward Medical University, Mayo Hospital, Lahore. He has done his FRCS from Edinburgh, FRCOphth from London and Oculoplastics Fellowship from Cincinnati, USA. More info

  • Dr. Helena Prior Filipe

    Dr. Helena Prior Filipe is a Doctor in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon and an Ophthalmologist by the Instituto Dr. Gama Pinto and the Portuguese Medical Association. She practices as a Consultant of Ophthalmology at Hospital Egas Moniz, West Lisbon Hospitals Center, Portuguese (NHS). 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
  • Prof. Reda Žemaitienė
    Prof. Reda Žemaitienė is Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos; Head of the Cornea and uveitis sector. A member of the Anterior Segment Rare Eye Disease group and the representative of the Hospital of the Hospital of LSMU in ERN-EYE. More info
  • Gelžinis Arvydas MD, PhD
    Head of Department of Children's Eye Diseases. Department of Ophthalmoogy
    Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno klinikos
    Eiveniu str. 2, Kaunas
    LT-50161 Lithuania
    Fields of interest: Pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus, rare eye diseases
  • Martynas Speckauskas
    MD, PhD, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos
    Head of Vitreoretinal Surgery Sector of Department of Ophthalmology. In 2012 defended the master thesis "The prevalence of pseudoexfoliation syndrome and peculiarities of its manifestation in presence of changes in eyes and cardiovascular system". Field of interest: surgical retina, macular diseases
  • MiniauskieneGoda MD, PhD
    Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics
    Miniauskiene Goda, MD, PhD The Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) Kauno klinikos, Department of Ophthalmology Field of interest- ocular oncology, medical retina, uveitis
  • Francesco Carones
    MD is Physician CEO and Medical Director of the Carones Ophthalmology Center located in Milan, Italy, where he performs refractive and cataract surgery.
    Dr. Carones is involved in refractive surgery since 1989 when he started pioneering the use of excimer laser. He participated at several clinical trials, including the first human study on hyperopia correction using erodible masks. More info
  • Dr. Basak Bostanci
    Dr. Basak Bostanci graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara in 2007. She completed her specialty training in Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospital in 2012, with her thesis on "Clinical results of different multifocal intraocular lenses with diffractive-refractive properties". More info
  • Prof. Ahmed Assaf

    Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt.

    Prof. Dr. Ahmed Assaf is professor of Ophthalmology at the faculty of medicine at Ain Shams University, he is a fellow of the royal college of surgeons of Edinburgh and a consultant of phacorefractive surgery in Al-Watany eye hospital in Cairo.

    Cataract surgery with premium IOLs is his primary focus, together with the implementation of Femtosecond laser technology. More info
  • Dr. Bogdan Galan

    Sanoptic Eye Clinic. Jasi, Romania

    Dr. Bogdan Galan is a well-respected and highly experienced cataract and refractive surgeon, recognized as an international established KOL.

    He founded and runs “Sanoptic - Clinica oftalmologică, Dr. Galan” in Jasi, Romania together with his wife who is ophthalmologist as well (Dr. Alina Cantemir). More info

  • Dr. Aixa Alarcon

    Johnson and Johnson Vision. Groningen, Netherlands

    Dr. Aixa Alarcon is a senior Principal Scientist R&D working on the design and development of intraocular lenses for Johnson and Johnson Vision in Groningen.
    She received her bachelor’s degrees in Physics and Optics and Optometry from the University of Granada (Spain). More info
  • Araceli Alcala Espinosa
    Araceli Alcala is Regulatory Affairs Manager at Carl ZEISS Meditec with more than 10 years of experience in the development of Software as a Medical Device. She specializes in registration and clearance of AI driven Medical Devices. Araceli graduated in Mathematics from the TUM (Technische Universität München).
  • Prof. Hudson Nakamura
    Professor Hudson Nakamura, MD, Retina Specialist, Vitreoretinal SurgeonHudson Nakamura is a Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology and specialized in Retina and Vitreous. He did a Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases in Toronto, Canada at the University of Toronto and another Retinal Fellowship in his hometown city, Goiânia, in Brazil at the CBCO - Brazilian Center for Eye Surgery. More info
  • Dr. Georgi Taskov
    Eye Hospital "Luxor", Plovdiv, Bulgaria
    Gymnasium: English language school "Geo Milev", Burgas, 1999-2004. Medical degree: Medical University Sofia, 2004-2010. Residency (Ophthalmology): Medical University Varna, 2011-2015. Public Health and Health Management: Medical University Plovdiv 2018-2020. Key publications: "Higher order aberration (HOA) changes after Femto-LASIK in topography and wavefront guided treatments", XXXVI ESCRS 22-26th September 2018, Vienna; Panoptix Trifocal Technology Platform, Alcon Round Table Event, 30th May 2019, Limassol

  • Assoc Prof. Dr Stanislava Kostova PhD
    Head of Eye clinic in Alexandroska University Hospital. Board member of the National Glaucoma society. 38 actual publications and 19 invited lectures. International specialisations in Glaucoma Clinic in Würzburg, Germany and Phaco Fellowship – Nagpur and Mumbai, India.
  • Dr. Ilian Shandurkov
    Medical Director of Eye Hospital “VISION” in Sofia, Bulgaria
    At present Vice President of Bulgarian Society of Ophthalmology
    Graduated Medical University Sofia in 2001
    Specializations in Germany, India and Italy
    Professional interests – Vitreoretinal Surgery, Ocular Trauma, Uveitis, Cataract Surgery and Corneal Transplantation
  • Kalina Zlatkova Trifonova-Slaveykova, PhD, MD
    Graduated Medical University Plovdiv in 2009.
    Defended PhD thesis in 2014 - “Behavior towards patients with
    ophthalmic problems in general practice settings” in Medical Faculty,
    Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
    Ophthalmology specialist since 2015
    More info
  • Richard Charles O'brien
    Clinical Dean, Austin Clinical School, University of Melbourne. Director, Graduate Programs and Executive Education, Melbourne Medical School. Professor of Medicine, University of Melbourne. Senior Endocrinologist, Director of Lipid Service, Austin Hospital. General Physician, Austin Hospital. Lead Physician, Indigenous Diabetes Clinic, DPV Health, Mill Park.
    Visiting Endocrinologist, Njernda Aboriginal Corporation Health Centre, Echuca. More info
  • Dr. Mun Wai Lee
    LEC Eye Centre in Ipoh, Malaysia
    MD, MBChB, MRCOphth, FRCS, DRC
    Dr. Lee Mun Wai is a consultant ophthalmologist, vitreoretinal surgeon, and the Medical Director of Lee Eye Centre, Ipoh. Dr. Lee underwent ophthalmic training in the United Kingdom and Singapore and trained in vitreoretinal surgery at Lions Eye Institute, Western Australia. Active in ophthalmic research, he has published over 20 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He has contributed book chapters to allied health textbooks and has authored an eye care book for the general public.
  • Prof. Dr. Aldo Vagge

    Professor Aldo Wagge is a surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. He obtained a degree in Medicine and Surgery and a specialization in Ophthalmology with the highest grades and honors from the University of Genoa. He subsequently received a PhD in cellular and molecular biotechnology from the same university.
    He specializes in Strabology, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics in Philadelphia, USA. More info
  • Dr. Luigi Fontana
    Luigi Fontana - Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Ophthalmology Department of the S.Orsola Hospital of the University of Bologna since 2021. Director of the Resincy Program in Ophthalmology from 2022. More info
The list of speakers is still being formed and will be available soon
Event certification
OphthalmicHUB 2023 is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) - 16 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)

Participants of OphthalmicHUB 2023 will receive:
20 points CPD
We expect even greater activity at OphthalmicHUB 2023 . This is a reason to join us!
+16 European CME Credits EACCME®
PROGRAM OphthalmicHUB 2023
The conference program is still being developed and will be available soon
2000 uah
2500 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 16 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 16 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
Registration close
Early bird until October 31, 2023
Late rates from November 1, 2023
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Kyiv, Mercure Congress Hall
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