APACRS LIM Lecture

The APACRS LIM Lecture is the highest award of the society. Since 1991, outstanding ophthalmologists who have made extraordinary contributions to the development of cataract and refractive surgery have been invited to deliver this lecture at the Opening Ceremony of the APACRS annual meeting.

The list of recipients includes:

1991

Saburo HAYANO,
Japan
Title: Intraocular Lens Implantation
    

1992

Robert M. SINSKEY,
USA
Title: Successful Conversion to Phacoemulsification

1993

Kensaku MIYAKE,
Japan
Title: Latest Concepts Regarding the Natural course and Treatment of Post-Implant-Surgical-Inflammation
 

1994

Stephen L. TROKEL,
USA
Title: Excimer Laser

1995

Graham D. BARRETT,
Australia
Title: Improving the Refractive Outcome of Cataract Surgery
 

1996

Howard V. GIMBEL,
Canada
Title: Advanced Phaco Techniques

1997

Keiki R. MEHTA,
India
Title: Newer and More Effective Techniques in Phacoemulsification
 

1998

Joaquin BARRAQUER,
Spain
Title: Correction of High Myopia with Precrystalline Posterior Chamber IOL, Respecting the Transparent Lens and Accommodation

1999

YUAN Jia-Qin,
China
Title: Present status of Cataract Eradication in China
 

2000

Stephen OBSTBAUM,
USA

Title: Evolution in the Management of Glaucoma and Cataract

2001

A F DEUTMAN,
Netherlands
 

2002

Robert H. OSHER,
USA
Title: A Video Symposium or Challenging Cases & Complications in Cataract Surgery

2003

Philippe SOURDILLE,
France
Title: Simultaneous Needs for Capsular Bag Implantation
 

2004

Douglas D. KOCH,
USA

Title: The Wavefront Revolution in Cataract and Refractive Surgery

2005

Ronald L.S. YEOH,
Singapore
Title: The Changing Face of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
 

2006

Samuel MASKET,
USA
Title: Surgical Management of Malpositioned Posterior Chamber IOLS

2007

Kimiya SHIMIZU,
Japan
Title: New Viscoless Pre-Loaded Injector
 

2008

Michael KNORZ,
Germany
Title: Femtosecond Laser Surgery

2009

David F. CHANG,
USA
Title: Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome
 

2010

Abhay R. VASAVADA,
India
Title: Surgical Correction of Ectopia Lentis

2011

Hiroko BISSEN-MIYAJIMA,
Japan
Title: My Insight on the Multifocal IOL
 

2012

Ehud I. ASSIA,
Israel
Title: Surgical Options in Subluxated Lenses

2013

Hung-won TCHAH,
Korea
Title: Modulation of Corneal Wound Healing After Surface Ablation
 

2014

Warren E. HILL,
USA
Title: Improvements in IOL Power Selection

2015

Pannet PANGPUTHIPONG,
Thailand
Title: Learning and Teaching Phacoemulsification: From Day 1 to Day 8760
 

2016

Oliver FINDL,
Austria
Title: Achieving emmetropia with lens surgery – still some way to go?

2017

CHEE Soon Phaik,
Singapore
Title: Phaco vs. Femto: Friend vs. Foe?
 

2018

Eric D DONNENFELD,
USA
Title: Refractive Surgery Comes of Age: How Good is LASIK? The Myths, Misconceptions and Reality

2019

Tetsuro OSHIKA,
Japan
Title: The Quest for Safer and More Accurate Cataract Surgery
 

2021

Ike K. Ahmed,
Canada
Title: Approaching Complex Cataract and Anterior Segment Reconstruction

2022

YAO Ke,
China
Title: Cataract in China: My Cataract Surgery Journey from Couching to FLACS
 

2023

Gerd U. AUFFARTH,
Germany
Title: Current and Future Development in Intraocular Implants with New Materials

2024

SHIN Yamane,
Japan
Title: The Tales of Flanging Technique
 

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