Theme: Visualizing the Global Advancements in Ophthalmology

Global ophthalmology 2016

Global ophthalmology 2016

Conferenceseries LLC Conference series is inviting you to attend the 8th Global Ophthalmology Meeting to be held at Chicago, USA during July 18-19, 2016 organized by Conferenceseries LLC Conferences will bring together world-class professors, scientists and ophthalmologist to discuss strategies for Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology conference will be organized around the theme “Visualizing the Global Advancements in Ophthalmology”.

Track 1:Retina and Retinal Disorders

The retina is a thin layer of tissue on the inside back wall of your eye. It contains millions of light-sensitive cells and other nerve cells that receive and organize visual information. Your retina sends this information to your brain through your optic nerve, enabling you to see. Retinal degenerative disorders such as Age-related macular degeneration and Myopic macular degeneration affecting young and old from many cultures, races and ethnicities. The central area of the retina contains a high density of color-sensitive photoreceptor cells called cones which are responsible for color vision and hence any defect and alteration in the central area of the retina will lead to Color vision defects. On the other hand diseases like Diabetic retinopathy and Retinal tumors can also be responsible for the permanent vision loss if it is not treated on time. Historically, retinal disease has had a low priority in prevention of blindness programs in developing countries. There are several reasons for this. Firstly, it was thought that retinal disease was an uncommon cause of blindness in the developing world; secondly, that the results of treating retinal disease did not justify the effort and expense involved; and, thirdly, that the equipment required was too costly and unreliable for use in a developing country environment. Finally, there is a lack of skilled personnel with sub-specialty training in retinal disease. John Hopkins School of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine and Mayo Medical School are the leading institutes associates with ophthalmology.

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Track 2: Cornea and External Eye Disease

Eye is composed of very sensitive and fragile tissues and every part of an eye serves its own function to maintain its normal vision. The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber. The cornea, with the anterior chamber and lens, refracts light, with the cornea accounting for approximately two-thirds of the eye's total optical power. But factors such as corneal ulceration, Epithelial keratitis & drug-induced epithelial keratitis, corneal regeneration, recurrent corneal erosion and miscellaneous corneal disorders can affect the cornea and ultimately lead to the external eye disease that could end up with permanent blindness. Hence investigation of corneal disease is carry out to mitigate the disease and methods like Contact lenses & vision correction is also use to cure the vision related problems and surgical procedure like corneal transplantation is used to transplant the cornea. According to international council of ophthalmology 2012 report there were 206,812 practicing ophthalmologists around the world and there are approximately 23,861 ophthalmologists in the United States, as per the records of American Medical Association.

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Track 3:Neuro-Ophthalmology

Neuro-ophthalmology is the incorporation of neurology and ophthalmology, often dealing with complex systemic diseases that have manifestations in the visual system. Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) includes all visual dysfunctions caused by damage to, or malfunctioning of, the retrochiasmatic visual pathways in the absence of damage to the anterior visual pathways or any major ocular disease. Myasthenia gravis is caused by a breakdown in the normal communication between nerves and muscles which leads to double vision, drooping eyelids and other muscles weakness which effecting the both i.e. neuromuscular activity and also vision. On the other hand nystagmus which is involuntary eye movement acquired in infancy or later in life that may result in reduced or limited vision. Factors like cerebral macular degeneration and chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia also the major effecting part of neuro-ophthalmology. Diagnostic tools in neuro-ophthalmology are used to investigate and to treat the various condition of neuro-ophthalmology as Neonatal ocular examination are primarily performed to monitor the presence and progression of Retinopathy of Prematurity. University of Pennsylvania is currently working on neuro-ophthalmology project.  

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Track 4: Glaucoma: Visual Field Loss

Glaucoma is a multifactorial optic neuropathy that affects more than 50 million people and is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. The role of intra ocular pressure (IOP) has been well documented as a major modifiable risk factor for glaucoma. Additionally, many glaucoma patients have a relatively low IOP, while some healthy individuals have a relatively high IOP. The disorders can be roughly divided into two main categories, open-angle glaucoma and closed-angle glaucoma. Impaired ocular blood flow regulation in open angle glaucoma as a risk of glaucoma has also been well established, especially over the past two decades. Pathophysiology of glaucoma indicates towards the increased in intraocular pressure which compresses and damages the optic nerve. Once the optic nerve is damaged, it fails to carry visual information to the brain and this result in loss of vision. The exact pathophysiology of glaucoma contributing to this is yet to be determined. Biomarkers for glaucoma have predictive use that could help and guide more specific therapy in some glaucoma patients. Endothelin in glaucoma treatment play a very key role in pathogenesis of glaucoma. Glaucoma accounts for over 10 million visits to physicians each year. In terms of Social Security benefits, lost income tax revenues, and health care expenditures, the cost to the U.S. government is estimated to be over $1.5 billion annually. The Glaucoma Research Society of Canada is the only Canadian non-profit organization solely dedicated to funding glaucoma research. Since 1989, it has raised more than two million dollars in support of 150 research projects. The Society funds 10 to 15% of all independent glaucoma research in Canada. Bascom Palmer and Wills Eye are the top researcher organization for glaucoma.

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Track 5: Refractive Disorders and Treatments

When light enters the eye it is bent, or refracted, by the cornea and the focal point is the back of the eye. If the shape of the eye, the shape of the cornea, or the condition of the lens causes the light to refract improperly so that it does not focus on the back of the eye as it should, the condition is called a Refractive Disorder. Refractive Disorders are among the most common vision problems.

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Track 6: Eye Floaters and Vision

Eye floaters are small moving spots that appear in your field of vision. They may be especially noticeable when you look at something bright, such as white paper or a blue sky. Eye floaters can be annoying, but they generally don't interfere with your sight. Occasionally a particularly large eye floater may cast a subtle shadow over your vision. But this tends to occur only in certain types of light. Most of the time people learn to live with eye floaters and ignore them. And they often become less noticeable over months to years. Only rarely do benign eye floaters become bothersome enough to consider treatment. But sometimes eye floaters are a sign of a more serious condition. You should seek immediate medical attention if you notice a sudden increase in the number of eye floaters.

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Track 7: Veterinary ophthalmology

Veterinary ophthalmology is a branch of ophthalmology which deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in animals.

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Track 8: Cataract and Refractive Surgery

The cataract and refractive market is expanding quicker than we have seen in the past few years due to the baby boom population. Extended life expectancies and the growing role of computers in everyday life have increased the importance of near and intermediate vision. The global market for ophthalmic lasers will rise from $591.5 million in 2011 to $804 million by 2015, a compound annual growth rate of 7.65 %. North America represents the largest market for both ophthalmic lasers in general and refractive laser surgery in particular, with Europe the second largest. But growth will be fastest in Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region, where the report predicts a CAGR of 11 % between 2010 and 2015 for the ophthalmic laser sector. By mid-decade the Asia-Pacific market, including Japan, is expected to approach $84.1 million on its own.

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The 8th Global Ophthalmology Meeting which is going to be held during July 18-19, 2016 at Chicago, USA hosted by Conferenceseries LLC conferences. Global Ophthalmology Meeting 2016 which is one of the American Ophthalmology Conference aims to bridge the gap between large and medium pharmaceutical, biotech and diagnostic companies, leading universities and clinical research institutions making the conference a perfect platform to share experience, foster collaborations across industry and academia, and evaluate emerging technologies across the globe. Global Ophthalmology 2016 maximizes the opportunity to interact with and learn from your peers from across the country and across the globe it held with the discussions on Retina and Retinal Disorders, Cornea & External Eye Disease, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Glaucoma: Visual Field Loss, Refractive Disorders and Treatment, Eye Floaters and Vision, Veterinary Ophthalmology, Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Business development ,Case Reports on Ophthalmology.

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Retinal disorders, optic atrophy, and lesions of the higher visual pathways are the main anatomical causes of visual loss in children. WHO reports that, 285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide: 39 million are blind and 246 have low vision. About 90% of the world’s visually impaired live in low-income settings 82% of people living with blindness are aged 50 and above. Globally, uncorrected refractive errors are the main cause of moderate and severe visual impairment; cataracts remain the leading cause of blindness in middle- and low-income countries. Many American Academy of ophtalmology are involved in Ophthalmology and many eye banks are actively promoting the donation of eyes in USA, addressing a gap in the ophthalmic market, the global ophthalmic market was valued at $10.3 billion in 2010 and is estimated to reach $13.2 billion in 2017.

Why to attend?

With members from around the world focused on learning about clinical ophthalmology, this is the single best opportunity of Ophthalmology Conferences to reach the largest assemblage of participants from the ophthalmology community. Conduct workshops, distribute information, meet with current and potential customers, make a splash with a new product line, and receive name recognition at this 3 days event. World-renowned speakers, the most recent techniques, tactics, and the newest updates in field of ophthalmology are hallmarks of this conference.

Comparison of Global Ophthalmologist with USA and Chicago: According to International Council of Ophthalmology the number of people who are associated with Ophthalmology research are >856>8024> 206,812 in Chicago, USA and Worldwide.

Target Audience:

  • Ophthalmologists, Optometrist
  • Ophthalmology Researchers and Scholars
  • Ophthalmology Faculty
  • Medical Colleges
  • Ophthalmology Associations and Societies
  • Business Entrepreneurs
  • Vision Research Labs
  • Software developing companies
  • Manufacturing Medical Devices Companies
  • Data Management Companies

After a huge downfall of the market during economic drain in 2008-2009, ophthalmology market is catching up to get back to the normal as there is a rapid growth in population resulting in increased number of patients with eye diseases. And the incidence of cataract and glaucoma are increasing every year.

According to a study it is estimated that around 48% of world population is blind because of cataract and more than 60 million people suffer from glaucoma and it is estimated that the number would rise to 80 million by the end of 2020. Ageing population is the leading cause for refractive error problem in countries like the USA and Europe, it is noticed that the refractive error problem is mostly seen in population ageing more than 40 years.

Ophthalmology market is mainly divided in to four segments viz, surgical devices, diagnostic and monitoring devices, vision care and ophthalmic drugs.

Importance and scope:

Ophthalmology 2016 enhances ophthalmic education to improve eye care Institutes like (NIE, Wilmer are involved) Contribute to preservation and restoration of vision around the world.

Cataract removal is the most commonly performed ophthalmic surgical operation.

Ophthalmology continues to be an attractive field of medicine with great opportunities.

WHO states that:

  • 285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide: 39 million are blind and 246 have low vision.
  • About 90% of the world’s visually impaired live in low-income settings.
  • 82% of people living with blindness are aged 50 and above.
  • Globally, uncorrected refractive errors are the main cause of moderate and severe visual impairment; cataracts remain the leading cause of blindness in middle- and low-income countries.
  • The number of people visually impaired from infectious diseases has reduced in the last 20 years according to global estimates work.
  • 80% of all visual impairment can be prevented or cured.

 

About Chicago:

Chicago is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, the population of the city is 2,695,598 and rank 3rd largest city in US. Chicago had the third largest gross metropolitan product in the United States at US$571billion. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwest.

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation; with O'Hare International Airport being the busiest airport in the world.

Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Chicago is being recognized as major world financial centre, with the second largest central business district in the United States.

The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute and its expansive collections, including noted Impressionist works. Chicago is a major transportation hub in the United States. It is an important component in global distribution, as it is the third largest inter-modal port in the world after Hong Kong and Singapore.

Conference Highlights

•  Ophthalmology Surgery

•  Ophthalmology Practice

•  Retina and Retinal Disorders

•  Glaucoma: Visual Field Loss

•  Eye Diseases and Causes

•  Neuro-Ophthalmology

•  Cornea & External Eye Disease

•  Refractive Disorders and Treatment

•  Optometry and Vision Science

•  Eye Floaters and Vision

•  Veterinary Ophthalmology

•  Business development

•  Case Reports on Ophthalmology

•  Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Why to attend?

With members from around the world focused on learning about clinical ophthalmology, this is the single best opportunity to reach the largest assemblage of participants from the ophthalmology community. Conduct workshops, distribute information, meet with current and potential customers, make a splash with a new product line, and receive name recognition at this 3 days event. World-renowned speakers, the most recent techniques, tactics, and the newest updates in field of ophthalmology are hallmarks of this conference.

Comparison of Global Ophthalmologist with USA and Chicago: According to International Council of Ophthalmology the number of people who are associated with Ophthalmology research are >856>8024> 206,812 in Chicago, USA and Worldwide respectively.

 

Source: Reference

Statistical Analysis of Hospitals associated with Ophthalmology

Numbers of hospitals associated with ophthalmology in Chicago are 70 and there are approximately around 200 hospitals associated with ophthalmology in USA. And in the rest of world there are around 700 hospitals (app) associated with ophthalmology research.

 

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Major hospitals associated with ophthalmology around the world are

  1. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  2. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
  3. Wills Eye Hospital
  4. UCSF School of Medicine
  5. David Geffen School of Medicine
  6. Mayo Medical School
  7. LV Prasad Eye Institute

Major hospitals associated with ophthalmology in USA are

  1. National Eye Institute
  2. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute-Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital Miami, FL
  3. Wills Eye Hospital
  4. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia
  5. Wilmer Eye Institute
  6. Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore
  7. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Massachusetts General Hospital
  8. Stein and Doheny Eye Institutes, UCLA Medical Center Los Angeles, CA

Major hospitals associated with ophthalmology in Chicago are

  1. Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  2. Rush University Medical Center
  3. Loyola University Medical Center
  4. University of Chicago Medical Center
  5. Advocate Christ Medical Center

Major societies associated with ophthalmology are

  1. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  2. American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology
  3. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology(ARVO)
  4. European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA)
  5. Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society
  6. European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)

Glance at Market of Advertising and Marketing:

Changing trends in diet and lifestyle as well as increased longevity are growing the market for ophthalmological treatments: the global ophthalmic device market is expected to reach $28 billion by 2016 exhibiting a 2.5% compound annual growth rate from 2009 to 2016, according to GBI Research.

“The worldwide ophthalmic products market exceeds $22 billion (US) and is growing at more than 10% per year. Without the inclusion of consumer eye care products, the ophthalmic products market is roughly a $17 billion market.” Rising of demand for ophthalmic devices and expanding healthcare coverage in emerging economies will increase sales to 2024.The medical device market of Europe is mainly comprised of medical equipment such as consumables, orthopaedic devices, dental devices, respiratory devices, and ophthalmic devices which are manufactured in Germany, France, the UK, Italy and Spain. The demand for medical devices has been growing owing to a mounting awareness for early diagnosis and treatment of countless disease states in European countries. The key countries that have contributed significantly to the Europe medical devices market during 2008-2013 include Germany, UK , Spain and France. Germany is one of the major European markets and it has been observed that the country contributes immensely to the exports of medical devices. The overall medical devices market in Europe is projected to reach EUR ~ million in 2018, augmenting at a CAGR of 3.9% during 2013-2018.  

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References: http://www.icoph.org/ophthalmologists-worldwide.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_university_hospitals

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ophthalmic-devices-market-forecast-2014-2024-future-prospects-for-leading-companies-271870351.html

 

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