On January 27, 2023, department of Ophthalmology of the Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine together with the Society of Ophthalmologists of Kharkiv, held a professional seminar for ophthalmologists of the heroic city of Kharkiv.
As part of the event, Serhii Rykov, corresponding member of the Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine, Doctor of Medicine, Professor, head of the Department of Ophthalmology of the Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine gave a lecture "Her eyes were not equal to the sun. Algorithm of screening before cataract and refractive surgery" ", which became another proof of the relevance of the problems of refractive anomalies and cataracts, which are the most often reversible causes of blindness and require appropriate surgical treatment. However, Serhii Oleksandrovych emphasized that thorough screening and preparation for surgery are necessary to obtain optimal treatment results.
Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology of the Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine, Doctor of Medicine, professor, Iryna Shargorodska in the lecture "Prospects in the treatment of uveal glaucoma. Review of the clinical cases", dwelt in detail on the issues of the need for compliance between the doctor and the patient, the clearly defined periodicity of the complex dynamic examination of a patient with glaucoma, familiarized with the global criteria for differential diagnosis and the signs detected with the help of special diagnostic techniques and additional examination methods of this category patients.
During the professional seminar, there were many questions and answers, analyzes of clinical cases of combat eye injuries and tactics of management of this group of patients. The joy of the meeting and emotions overflowed the communication after the lectures. This was the first gathering in the last 2 years. The event was held in a bomb shelter for the safety of lecturers and participants.
Despite the difficult time of the war in Ukraine, our ophthalmologists hold their front with dignity and continue to raise their professional level by adopting the experience of domestic and international ophthalmology experts.
We believe that the victory of Ukraine is near.