Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (APACRS)

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1987, Singapore (Singapore), as Asia Pacific Intraocular Implant Association (APIIA). Current title adopted in 2000.


Be the Asia-pacific forum for exchange of knowledge and skills in cataract and refractive surgery; promote research in cataract and refractive surgery; associate with national cataract and/or refractive surgery societies as well as assist them in educational and training issues; collaborate with national associations or organizations to host annual congresses in the region; support and promote the initiative to advance development of cataract and refractive surgery in the Asia-Pacific.

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Participates in Combined Symposium of Cataract and Refractive Societies (CSCRS). Annually awards: APACRS LIM Lecture; APACRS Gold Medal; APACRS Certified Educator (ACE) Award. Set up: World Federation of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Annually grants the 'APACRS Educator Award (ACE)'.


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Members in 29 countries
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Subjects *

  • Fundamental Sciences
    • Light
  • Medicine
    • Eyesight
  • Health Care
    • Surgery

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