Webinar Information 

In 2020, the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society has launched their webinar series.

We hope this series will help to foster learning,  ensure collaboration and engage members across the all important glaucoma community. Please find outlined below information about APGS webinar series and the program put together by the Scientific Committee.

Kindly note that the recordings of APGS webinars are available on-demand for members only via the online education platform.

 

Past Webinars


Inaugural webinar - 22 September 2020 at 1800 hours GMT+8 
Current concepts in management of primary angle closure disease
 

This webinar was moderated by Dr SK Fang and Professor Tanuj Dada.

Presentation title Speaker name 
How to diagnose angle closure Clin A/Prof Paul Healey
Laser therapy - for angle closure  Dr Vijaya Lingam 
A logical approach to managing angle closure Professor Clement Tham 
Role of MIGS in PACG  Professor Prin Rojanapongpun 
Panel Q&A Professor Paul Healey, Dr Vijaya Lingam, Professor Clement Tham, Professor Prin Rojanapongpun

Webinar 2 - 11 October 2020 at 1830 hours GMT+8 
Joint APGS EGS (European Glaucoma Society) Webinar: Glaucoma Management in 2020
 

This webinar was moderated by Dr SK Fang and Fotis Topouzis.

Presentation title Speaker name 
New ways to build guidelines; the added value of evidence-based medicine Carlo Traverso               
Glaucoma monitoring: what tools to use and how much is enough?  Ananth Viswanathan 
Medical treatment - integrating novelties into clinical practice  Gauti Johannesson 
Personalised surgery - establishing a rationale for choosing  Ingeborg Stalmans 
Using AI in glaucoma diagnosis  Tin Aung
Meditation - a polypill for glaucoma  Tanuj Dada 
Dr Google will see you now  Ivan Goldberg 

Webinar 3 – Sunday 6 December 2020, 1030 hours GMT+8
Joint APGS - AGS (American Glaucoma Society) Webinar: Hot Topics in Glaucoma

This webinar was moderated by Dr SK Fang and Dr Steven J Gedde.

Presentation title Speaker name 
Myopia and Glaucoma: The Strange Bedfellows Norman M Aquino
Opening the black box of deep learning in glaucoma Ki Ho Park
New Developments in Ocular Imaging for Glaucoma Ahmad Aref
How to get the best results with pars plana micro pulse laser  Paul TK Chew
Creating the Perfect Bleb: Microshunt or Trabeculectomy? Joseph Panarelli
Tube Shunt Implantation in the New Age of Glaucoma Surgery Ying Han
Live discussion/Q&A All speakers & moderators


Webinar 4 – Saturday 27 February 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Joint APGS - ISGS (International Society of Glaucoma Surgery) Webinar: Current Paradigms in Glaucoma Surgery

This webinar was moderated by Prof Tanuj Dada and Dr Seng Kheong Fang.

Presentation title Speaker name 
How to deal with Bad Blebs Tarek Shaarawy
Revision Trabeculectomy
Michael Coote
Surgical management of Malignant Glaucoma
Do Tan
Controlled hypotony for long-term success in filtering surgery
Prin Rojanapongpun
Tubes in tight places
Joseph Anthony Tumbocon
The new GDD – Initial results of PGI
Paul TK Chew
Decision making on which MIGS to choose for which patient Keith Barton
Live panel discussion / Q&A All speakers & moderators 


 

Webinar 5 – Saturday 8 May 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Medical Management in Glaucoma sponsored by Santen

This webinar was moderated by Prof Tanuj Dada and Dr Seng Kheong Fang.

Presentation title

Speaker name 

New Standards in Efficacy: Quality Based IOP Reduction – A Holistic Approach in Managing Glaucoma

Andre Tatham

Safety Considerations in Managing Glaucoma: Prostaglandin Associated Peri-Orbitopathy Syndrome (PAPS)

Kyung Rim Sung

24 Hour IOP Fluctuations: Impact to Disease Progression Solutions

Luciano Quaranta

Unmet Needs in Glaucoma Management Today: Pt Aherence

Kessara Pathanapitoon

Response Rates: Differentiating Late vs Non Responders

Norman Aquino

Clinical Solution to Address PAPS

Makoto Aihara

Session Moderators

Catherine Liu & Michael Kook

Webinar 6 – Saturday 21 August 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
How to Identify and Manage Progression in Glaucoma sponsored by Allergan

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Colin Clement and Prof Makoto Aihara.

Presentation title

Speaker name 

Glaucoma & QoL - How big is the challenge?

Dr. Colin Clement

Factors impacting progression

Dr. Mimiwati Zahari

Assessing Progression in Glaucoma Prof. Chris Leung

Management of Progressive Glaucoma - when & what

Dr. Ronnie George

Session Moderators

Dr. Colin Clement and Prof Makoto Aihara

 

Webinar 7 – Saturday 25 September 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Advancements in Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management by Zeiss

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Norman Aquino and Prof. Ki Ho Park.

Presentation title

Speaker name

How Everything Comes Together in Glaucoma Management (IDI for Glaucoma)

Dr. Manchima Makornwattana

Additional OCT “Pearls” in Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management

Dr. Leonard Yip

Perimetry advancement in Glaucoma Management

Dr. Marta Pazos

Session Moderators

Dr. Norman Aquino and Prof. Ki Ho Park

 

Webinar 8 – Saturday 23 October 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Clinical Conundrums in Glaucoma Practice by Allergan

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Chan Yun Kim and Prof. Nazrul Islam.

Presentation title

Speaker name

Ocular Hypertension: To Treat or To Wait

Dr. Dilruwani Aryasingha

Progression despite IOP control: Am I missing something

Dr.Sirisha Senthil

Drop to surgery: When and What

Prof. Nazrul Islam

Session Moderators

Dr. Chan Yun Kim and Prof. Nazrul Islam

 

Webinar 9 – Saturday 20 November 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
New Surgical techniques in Glaucoma by Santen

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Seng Kheong Fang and Dr. Do Tan.

Presentation title

Speaker name

Early Intervention in surgical Glaucoma: A Paradigm Shift

Dr. David Woo

Safe cataract Surgery in glaucomatous eyes

Prof. Poemen Chan

Expanding role of SLT

Dr. Rahat Husain

Revision Trabeculectomy: practical considerations Dr. Reiner Covar
What's new: sub-conjunctival bleb forming innovations Prof. Chelvin Sng

Session Moderators

Dr. Seng Kheong Fang and Dr. Do Tan

 

Webinar 10 – Saturday 11 December 2021, 1900 hours GMT+8 
Modern Glaucoma screening and treatment by Nidek

This webinar was moderated by Dr. Tanuj Dada.

Presentation title

Speaker name

Importance of gonioscopy and how it helps guide to appropriate glaucoma treatment

Dr. Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed

Benefit of using SLT for glaucoma treatment

Prof. Chelvin Sng