Organizing Committee
OCM Member
Toyos Clinic , USA
Biography :

Rolando Toyos, M.D. is the Medical Director and Founder of Toyos Clinic. HE is the Inventor of IPL treatment for dry eye. He graduated from Santa Rosa High School. He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from The University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University, where he was a straight A student.He then received his medical degree at the University of Illinois where he was Class President, graduating with James Scholar Academic Honors and received a community service award for helping Chicago City Public Schools develop a pre-med program for students interested in medicine. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at Northwestern University and Chicago Children's Hospital. Dr. Toyos spent one year performing LASIK at the Assil Eye Institute in Beverly Hills. Dr. Toyos is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and specializes in Cataract Surgery, LASIK, Glaucoma, and Dry Eye. He is one of the most experienced surgeons in the country, completing over 35,000 cataract surgeries, 20,000 glaucoma laser treatments and 25,000 LASIK surgeries. He has won several community awards like, CEO of the Year Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Memphis Finest, and Memphis Magazine's Who's Who. Toyos Clinic has been recognized as one the fastest growing companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine.

OCM Member
President and Founder
Latin American Association of Contact Lens and Cornea , Mexico
Biography :

He is an Optometrist, graduate of La Salle University in Colombia, 1987. Experienced in eye-care business professional into Optical / Ophthalmologic and Optometry industry channels in Latin America with twenty-nine years of clinical, academic and business experience. And he is also Senior Clinical Optometrist and Researcher at Unidad Oftalmológica del Valle in México City. Commercial Director of Yolia Health. Academic Director of the Institute of Continuing Education in Optometry in Mexico. Professor of graduate contact lens fitting post refractive surgery at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México (UNAM). President and Founder of the Latin American Association of Contact Lens and Cornea. Professional Consultant Vision Care, clinical and business (Bausch + Lomb, Blanchard / Lumilent, Synergeyes and Johnson & Johnson). EC Member OPHTHAMOLOGY editor Academic Program Coordinator 3rd Symposium Contact Lenses, AMFECCO, Mexico City 2016

Research Interest :

Contact Lens and Cornea

OCM Member
Perfect Vision , Argentina
Biography :

Optician, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Specialist in Contact Lenses. Specialist and manufacturer of ocular prosthesis. Scientific adviser for ocular prosthesis in APO (Asociación Profesional de Optómetras in Argentina). Precursor and creator of multiperforated orbital implant, JUMAT. Precursor and creator of expander orbit asmotic hydrogel filling for microophthalmia. Director of CEPROC. Director of Ocular Prosthesis Division in Perfect Vision, Santiago, Chile. Developer of one-hour customized ocular prosthesis method, unique in Latinamerica. Precursor and creator of the first prosthetic scleral lens.

Research Interest :

Prosthetic lens

OCM Member
University of Guayaqui , Ecuador
Biography :

Daniel Valverde presently working as Faculty of Medical Sciences University of Guayaquil.Being Specialist in Retina Medicinal – Ocular Nutrition - Low Vision – Pediatric Vision - Public Health - Community Development Projects in Public Health.

Research Interest :

Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology and specialized in Retina and Vitreous

OCM Member
Lenticon , Argentina
Biography :

Luis Carlos Fliguer is the founding director of LENTICON, Argentina. He is also one of the founding member of Latin American Association of Optometry and Optics. He is a Specialties in Low Vision - Contact Lenses - Color Blindness-Capabilities different. He has published various article in national as well as international magazines and has lectured at many conferences, universities, distance learning programs mostly around entire South American Region, Europe and also in North America.

Research Interest :

Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology and specialized in Retina and Vitreous

OCM Member
Medical Clinic of Houston. The Neuro-Ophthalmology of Texas , USA
Biography :

He is a fine neuroophthalmologist at the Medical Clinic Of Huston. He has completed his residency program at Neurology from UTHSCA, San Antonio, Texas

Research Interest :

Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology and specialized in Retina and Vitreous

OCM Member
Eye Bank Foundation of Goias , Brazil
Biography :

Hudson Nakamura is a Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology and specialized in Retina and Vitreous. He completed his study from School of Medicine at the Federal University of Goiás – UFG and Residency from the Base Hospital of the Federal District - Brasília - DF. Presently, member of American Academy of Ophthalmology, Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology, Canadian Society of Ophthalmology and also the member of most prestigious society ARVO - The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology United States. He working as a Professor in Department of Retina and Vitreous Course of Medical Residency in Ophthalmology at the Bank of Goias Eye Foundation. He also working as Specialist in vitreoretinal disease Fellowship - University of Toronto Canada, Specialist in Ophthalmology - University of Toronto Canada, Specialist in vitreoretinal disease Fellowship - Brazilian Center for Eye Surgery.

Research Interest :

Medical Specialist in Ophthalmology and specialized in Retina and Vitreous

OCM Member
Brazilian Institute of Assistance and Research in Ophthalmology , Brazil
Biography :

He completed his Post-graduation in Ophthalmology in 2007, at the age of 28 years old, at the University of Pontificia Católica in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Master's degree in 2010 at the Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, Brazil. Dr. Rodrigo is the Director of the Brazilian Institute of Assistance and Research in Ophthalmology and also the member of the Brazilian Society of Retina and Vitreous with congress published works, has served as hum Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Ophthalmology.

Research Interest :

Retina

OCM Member
Toyos Clinic , USA
Biography :

Melissa Toyos is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Louisiana State University who is a board-certified Ophthalmologist. She joins Toyos Clinic from one of the largest practices in the country, Discover Vision Centers in Kansas City, where she was a partner.She has extensive experience in the use of lasers, fillers, botox, latisse, and lid surgery to achieve facial rejuvenation. She is the pioneer of the Mixto Laser Lift, a laser procedure that has won the International Non-Surgical Enhancement Award for the last three years. Many public figures have utilized her skills to look their best. Dr. Toyos is a national researcher and lecturer. She trains other doctors on surgical techniques as well as the use of ocular and cosmetic medications. Her clinical research has been used by the FDA to approve various medications that are now out in the market today. She is a two time award winner of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Research Grant. She won the Lieberman Research Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). She has published and edited over 100 publications and is a frequent lecturer at the AAO. She is the Director of Research at Toyos Clinic where she directs several FDA research projects.

Research Interest :

Dr. Toyos specializes in cataract surgery, glaucoma, and cosmetic procedures of the face.

OCM Member
Brazilian Institute for Training and Contact Lenses Research , Brazil
Biography :

Dr Sergey Cusato has the title of Master of Vision Sciences of La Salle University (2015) with clinical practice in the areas of Primary Care and Contact Lenses at the University Nova Southeastern University United States (September 2012). He has taken his Degree in Optometry from University of Contested Brazil (UNC) in 2008. He is a Director and Researcher Fellow of the Brazilian Institute for Training and Contact Lenses Research (FIBTPLC). He is also the Professor of Contact Lens at Master's (UPA) Universidad Autónoma del Paraguay. He is the member of societies and associations like British Contact Lens Association (BCLA), Contact Lens Society of America (CLSA), Orthokeratology Academy of America (AAOMC ) and Latin American Academy of Orthokeratology and Control of Myopia (ALOCM) and Fellow of the International Association of Contact Lenses Educators (FIACLE).

Research Interest :

Dry Eye, cataract surgery and LASIK

OCM Member
Gea Gonzalez General Hospital , Mexico
Biography :

He was born in Mexico City February 1981. Completed Medicine in the UNAM National autonomous University of Mexico graduating with high Honors in 2005. He was General Ophthalmology residency in Conde de Valenciana Hospital in Mexico City 2005 to 2009. Subspecialty in Glaucoma in Conde de Valenciana Hospital 2009 to 2010 Subspecialty in Anterior segment microsurgery 2012 to 2013 in Mexico General Hospital High specialty in Ophthalmology research in APEC (association to prevent Blindness in Mexico) 2014 to 2015 Masters in Hospital administration and public health in Institute for public administration 2015 ongoing Partner of Neovision (private Ophthalmology clinic) 2012 ongoing Founder and chief of medicine in Valley Ophthalmology in Mexico City 2010 ongoing Head of research and residency education in Gea Gonzalez General Hospital Mexico City

Research Interest :

Glaucoma

OCM Member
Hadassah University Hospital , Israel
Biography :

Born in 1950 in the region of Transylvania, Romania. He Graduated from the Hebrew University – Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Israel in 1974. In 1985 he finished his residency in Ophthalmology, and in 1990 a fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at the University of Michigan in Ann-Arbor, MI, USA. For the last twenty-five years is the head of the Neuro-Ophthalmology service at the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, Israel. In addition to his longstanding clinical work, he has collaborated internationally with several medical services in research studies, wrote few chapters in medical textbooks, co-authored almost forty articles published in the international medical literature, lectured in many Ophthalmological & Neuro-Ophthalmological conferences and organized tens of courses along the years in Neuro-Ophthalmology in various meetings.

Research Interest :

Neuro-Ophthalmology

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