S17 – Symposium: Closing the Gap in Cataract Surgery for the Long Term

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Dr Ashish Agar; A/Prof Angus Turner; Dr Ben Clark; Dr Tim Henderson; A/Prof Angus Turner; Ms Caitlin Bradley; Dr Rowan Porter

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S17 – Symposium: Closing the Gap in Cataract Surgery for the Long Term
Chairs: Prof Hugh R Taylor, Dr Ashish Agar and A/Prof Angus Turner
Topics and Speakers:
What do we know? Data and known barriers to Indigenous cataract surgery – Dr Ashish Agar
What do we know? The impact of poor access to cataract surgery – personal story – A/Prof Angus Turner
Current initiatives and thoughts to close the gap for cataract surgery: Regional partnerships and hospital prioritization – Dr Ben Clark
Current initiatives and thoughts to close the gap for cataract surgery:
Building sustainable services – Dr Tim Henderson
Current initiatives and thoughts to close the gap for cataract surgery:
Rural and Remote area cataract surgery – many years of work, are
there improvements to be made? – A/Prof Angus Turner
Current initiatives and thoughts to close the gap for cataract surgery:
Funding to support cataract surgery: outcomes and lessons
– Ms Caitlin Bradley
Current initiatives and thoughts to close the gap for cataract surgery:
Provision and availability of theatre time: public and private surgery
– Dr Rowan Porter
What needs to happen for long-term sustainable approaches to close
the gap in cataracts – Panel: Dr Ashish Agar, A/Prof Angus Turner,
Dr Ben Clark, Dr Tim Henderson, Ms Caitlin Bradley, Dr Rowan Porter

49th Annual Scientific Congress of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists