The Saudi Ophthalmology Conference 2023 was held for three days at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Riyadh, under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Health, Eng. Fahd Al-Jalajel. The conference was organized by the Saudi Ophthalmology Society and King Khalid Eye Specialist Hospital, in collaboration with the Department of Ophthalmology at King Saud University.
The conference was successfully ended, attracting a significant number of medical professionals, optometrists, and ophthalmology enthusiasts. An accompanying exhibition featuring several pharmaceutical and medical firms specialize in eye and optical products was held.
There were 40 international speakers and 136 local speakers at the conference, 280 scientific papers were discussed and 40 training sessions and were held.
The conference covered a variety of eye-related topics, according to the head of the Scientific Committee, Dr. Huda Abdullah Al-Ghadeer. The most significant ones were artificial intelligence in ophthalmology, corneal diseases, the most recent surgical techniques for cataracts, vision correction procedures, retinal diseases and surgeries, optometry, uveitis diseases and their treatments, and cosmetic surgery performed inside the eye socket.
In his remarks, Dr. Saad Al-Anazi, Vice Chairman of the Society and Chairman of the Conference Organizing Committee, commended the early planning of the conference in order to increase scientific interest in the field of ophthalmology. He also thanked all of the speakers, both local and international, for their productive lectures and workshops, pointing out that this was the conference's forty session. We share the advantages, outcomes, and recommendations we continue to offer with ophthalmologists.