Olusola Olawoye

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Olawoye
Olusola
Nigeria

Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons and the Medical College of Ophthalmology in Nigeria; Member of the Association for Research and Vision (ARVO); General Secretary of the Nigerian Glaucoma Society Member of the Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria (OSN); Member of the Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association

Exfoliation Syndrome/Exfoliation Glaucoma in Africa; Juvenile Open Angle glaucoma in West Africa; Surgical management of glaucoma in West Africa; Ongoing research on the use of tube shunts and lasers in the management of glaucoma in West Africa.


Sessions


Thursday 1.45 pm-3.15 pmRoom 220

Spotlight on Glaucoma in Africa

Chair(s): Neeru Gupta (Canada); Eddie Kgao Legodi (South Africa); Keith Martin (United Kingdom);

  • 1.45-1.48
    Opening Remarks
    Neeru Gupta (Canada)
  • 1.48-1.56
    A Call to Action in Africa
    Eddie Kgao Legodi (South Africa)
  • 1.56-2.04
    The Magnitude and Burden of Glaucoma in Africa
    Olusola Olawoye (Nigeria)
  • 2.04-2.12
    Is Glaucomatous Disease Different in Africa? Unique Clinical characteristics
    Susie Williams (South Africa)
  • 2.12-2.20
    Challenges and Opportunities of Medical and Surgical Management
    Dan Kiage (Kenya)
  • 2.20-2.28
    The Role of Laser Surgery in Africa
    Tony Realini (United States)
  • 2.28-2.32
    My journey - reducing blindness from glaucoma in South Africa
    Philip Phatudi (South Africa)
  • 2.32-2.36
    My journey - reducing blindness from glaucoma in Cameroon
    Martin Tchouyo (Cameroon)
  • 2.36-2.40
    My journey reducing blindness from glaucoma in Nigeria
    Farouk Garba (Nigeria)
  • 2.40-3.15
    Panel/Audience Discussion

Saturday 10.30 am-12.00 pmRoom 203 & 204

Getting care to those who need it

Chair(s): Ronnie George (India); Anja Tuulonen (Finland);

Contact

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