SCFHS assigned (22) credit hours to the first Red Sea Ophthalmology Symposium (RSOS) organized by the Saudi Ophthalmological Society on 23rd and 24th of the current month of January at Le Meridien Jeddah hotel with the participation of more than (300) of ophthalmologists and opticians.
This was confirmed by Dr. Sa'ed Bin Abdullah Al-Ghamedi, consultant ophthalmic surgeon and chairman of the scientific committee of the symposium. Dr. Al-Ghamedi added that this accreditation confirms the medical significance of the themes of this symposium which include cornea surgery, cataract, lens implantation and refractive error correction (eyesight correction) surgery, in addition to several current medical issues such as stem cell implantation applications in ophthalmic surgery and cornea implantation. Dr. Al-Ghamedi invited all those interested in the themes covered by this symposium which hosts eight international speakers from Europe, Brazil, Japan, GCC states and Arab countries, in addition to a distinctive group of speakers from the Kingdom.
Dr. Al-Ghamedi added that extensive training courses will be held for ophthalmologists, opticians and ophthalmic assistants on the twenty second of the same month in preparation for the symposium which is a very important scientific event and the first of its kind.
It is worth mentioning that this symposium is organized in cooperation with King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) of the National Guard Health Affairs, Jeddah Eye Hospital, Ophthalmology Department at King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Taif University, Umm Al-Qura University, Taibah University, Al-Baha University, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and Ebsar Foundation for Rehabilitation of Visually Impaired Persons.