Ronald-YEOHRonald Yeoh is Medical Director and founding partner of Eye & Retina Surgeons, Singapore, and current president of the APACRS. He is also on the faculty of Singapore National Eye Centre, where he is a member of the Cataract Subspecialty Group, and an adjunct assistant professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.

Dr. Yeoh’s interests are in state-of-the-art cataract surgery with the ultimate aim of quality vision at all distances without glasses and the development of surgical techniques and instruments for femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery. As one of the pioneers in phacoemulsification in Singapore, he ran a highly rated basic phaco course, ‘Pearls & Pitfalls in beginning Phacoemulsification’, at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) annual meeting from 2000 to 2012. He has also lectured extensively on advanced technology lens implants and run successful femtophaco courses around the world. In 2012, he was elected to the International Intraocular Implant Club (IIIC).

Among his honors are the Keshmahinder Singh Oration from the Singapore Malaysia annual meeting, the APACRS Lim Lecture, and the Golden Apple award for Best Teacher in the Asia-Pacific from the International Council of Ophthalmology. In 2000, residents at the Singapore National Eye Centre voted him the best teacher.


Thursday, 1 June 2017
08:30 – 10:00hrs
Shanghai Room
MasterClass (MC03): Optimizing Outcomes in Toric IOLs
Axial Marking and Implantation Technique
10:30 – 12:00hrs
Hangzhou Hall 5
Symposium (S1): Cataract Blindness – Practical Solutions
Co-chair with Mahbubur CHOWDHURY and Sanduk RUIT
12:15 – 13:15hrs
Hangzhou Hall 5
Lunch Symposium (IS02): HOYA
13:30 – 15:00hrs
Beijing Room
MasterClass (MC07): Mastering Chopping & Pre-Chopping
(15 minutes presentation)
15:30 – 17:00hrs
Chongqin Room
MasterClass (MC12): Mastering Femtophaco
• Course Director
• Patient Selection, Docking and Lasering
• Incisions
• Femto CCC, Hydrodissection
Friday, 2 June 2017
08:30 – 10:00hrs
Hangzhou Hall 1
APACRS Opening Ceremony
Opening Address
12:45 – 13:45hrs
Hangzhou Hall 1
Lunch Symposium (IS04): JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION
Saturday, 3 June 2017
08:00 – 09:00hrs
Hangzhou Hall 1
Symposium (S9): Innovations & New Technologies – The Way Forward
Co-chair with YAO Ke and Graham BARRETT
09:00 – 10:00hrs
Hangzhou Hall 1
Surgical Video Symposium (VS1): JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION
10:00 – 11:00hrs
Hangzhou Hall 1
Surgical Video Symposium (VS2): ALCON
11:00 – 12:30hrs
Hangzhou Hall 5
Symposium (S10): Femto & Phaco Technologies – Future Pathways
Co-chair with Gaurav LUTHRA and YAO Ke
16:00 – 17:30hrs
Hangzhou Hall 1
Symposium (S14): Wisdom from the Kung Fu Masters
Co-chair with YAO Ke and Graham BARRETT