2 days conference on optometry
The Optometry Association of Tamil Nanbarhal (OATN) (Professional body in the forefront of promoting optometry) is organizing a 2-day conference on optometry titled OPT – INT 2018 – Optometric Intelligence on the 18th &19th of August 2018 at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam, Chennai.
The high power conference will be inaugurated by Shri Ma Foi K Pandiarajan Honourable Minister for Tamil official language and Culture, Govt of Tamilnadu , Dr T S Surendran , Vice Chairman of Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.
The conference will be an exciting, informative. educational and awareness creation exercise attended by senior professionals and will also enlighten participants on future career prospects and academic choices before them by opening the door to a large array of options. The impact and learning curve of the conference can be gauged by the fact that the attendees to the conference will be granted 30 credit points by the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University in addition to which the Optometry Council of India is also granting separate credit points to the attending delegates.
The importance of the conference can be gauged by the fact that the heads of all the major ophthalmic institutions Dr SS.Badrinath, Founder & Chairman Emeritus of Sankara Nethralaya Dr S.Aravind, Director and Chief Ophthalmologists Aravind Eye Care System, Madurai, Dr Amar Agarwal, Chairman, Agarwal Eye Hospitals, Dr. Ramnarayan Vice President Manipal University and Dr Karl C. Golnik, MD, M.Ed,Professor and Chairman – Department of Ophthalmology,University of Cincinnati & University of Louisville, USA, American Academy of Ophthalmology ( AAO) & Consultant – World Health Organization (WHO) have also conveyed their good wishes for the success of the conference.