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Dr. Clara C. Chan, MD, FRCSC, FACS

2023 Planning Committee - Cornea
Participates in 8 items

Dr. Chan is a specialist in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. She is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto and the President of the Canadian Cornea, External Disease & Refractive Surgery Society. She teaches fellows as part of the Cornea fellowship program at the Toronto Western Hospital and is the Medical Director of the Eye Bank of Canada, Ontario Division. She has published more than 150 papers and book chapters, and has taught courses and lectured at international meetings. She received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award in 2015, is a Cornea Section Editor for the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, the Cornea Editor Emeritus for Eyeworld magazine, and the Founding Editor of the journal, Canadian Eyecare today.

Financial disclosure: I have/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization.

  1. Alcon
  2. Abbvie
  3. Aurion Biotech
  4. Bausch + Lomb
  5. Clarisbio
  6. Daichii
  7. Dompe
  8. Johnson & Johnson
  9. Labtician 
  10. Novartis
  11. Pfizer
  12. Santen
  13. Shire
  14. Sun Ophthalmics
  15. Thea
  16. Valeo
  17. Zeiss

Sessions in which Dr. Clara C. Chan, MD, FRCSC, FACS participates

Friday 16 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Skills Transfer Course (STC)Cornea

 This wetlab based course will feature hands-on training for participants reviewing the principles and techniques for ocular trauma repair. Participants will review principles for the repair of complex corneoscleral lacerations, while having hands on experience in practicing basic and advanced corneal suturing techniques, including suturing under tension. Basic principles will be discussed including suture selection, placement, width, depth, and te...

Saturday 17 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

 Learning Objectives:At the end of this session, participants will be able to: To understand the sequelae of chronic inflammation from various etiologies on the ocular surfaceTo review the impact of vaccinations and evolution in etiologies for infectious keratitisTo review in-office options for managing corneal perforations CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert, Scholar

Sunday 18 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | 2 hours
Current Concepts

 Learning Objectives:At the end of this session, participants will be able to:Understand current evaluation and intervention approaches in pediatric vision rehabilitation.Understand the role of organisms and the microbiome in corneal infectionsReview management strategies for mild to severe keratoconusXX