Wednesday, 4th May 2016, 12:00 – 13:30, Venue 

The XII International Congress of The Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology, (MEACO) took place at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre, from 4-8 May 2016.

At this meeting WSPOS presented a session chaired by M. Younis, Beirut, LEBANON. This session was moderated jointly by K. Nischal, USA/UK, and R. Shatnawi, Amman, JORDAN. Among the topics discussed were ‘Congenital Corneal Opacification – a shift in paradigm of thinking’, ‘Congenital Cataract – The Jordanian experience’, ‘Timing of surgery for Infantile Esotropia’, ‘Accommodative Esotropia’, ‘Glasses and Emmetropisation’, ‘Paediatric Cataract – The UAE experience’, ‘CMV Retinitis’, and ‘Paediatric CNV – Intravitreal anti-angiogenic factors’.


Chairpersons / Moderators Country
M Younis (Chair) Beirut, Lebanon
K Nischal (Moderator) Pittsburg, PA, USA
R Shatnawi (Moderator) Amman , Jordan


Order Title Speaker City, Country
1 Congenital Corneal Opacification – A shift in Paradigm of thinking K Nischal Pittsburg, PA, USA
2 Congenital Cataract – The Jordanian Experience R Shatnawi Amman , Jordan
3 Timing of Surgery for Infantile Esotropia M Mehyar Amman, Jordan
4 Accommodative Esotropia, Glasses and Emmetropisation K Hutcheson Doha, Qatar
5 Pediatric Cataract – The UAE Experience D Khurram Dubai, UAE
6 CMV Retinitis E Gajdosova Manchester, UK
7 Pediatric CNV – Intravitreal anti-angiogenic factors M Younis Beirut, Lebanon

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