Chair of SAHZU Eye Center Prof. YAO Ke Appointed as President of Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons


In the board of officers meeting of Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (APACRS) on August 27, Chair of SAHZU Eye Center Prof. YAO Ke officially takes over the presidency of APACRS in succession to Prof. Abhay Vasavada. This is the first time that a Chinese ophthalmologist chairing the Asia-Pacific Society in this field.

On behalf of the past board of officers, Prof. Abhay Vasavada warmly congratulates Prof. YAO Ke on his new position. Prof. Vasavada said that he has been a good friend of Prof. Yao for many years and always inspired by his passion and motivation for ophthalmology. Prof. Vasavada speaks highly of Prof. Yao's wisdom, visionary leadership and ability in organizing previous conferences. He sincerely hopes that APACRS would have a brighter future with Prof. YAO's directorship.

Prof. YAO Ke expresses his admiration to Prof. Abhay Vasavada for his excellent leadership and extraordinary contribution in leading APACRS to overcome difficulties and create opportunities in this challenging time of the global pandemic, and extends his gratitude to the board of officers of APACRS for their trust. Prof. YAO said, "In the future, we will further strengthen the cooperation between Chinese ophthalmologist society and APACRS, especially in cataract and refractive surgery, and do my best to contribute more to the development of APACRS!"


Author: LI JING | Reviewer: BIAN JIAJUN | Editor: LI JING | Source: SAHZU EYE CENTER | Date:2022-08-30 | Views: