Date: 6th November, 2022

Pioneering Innovations in Ophthalmology (PIO), the biggest ophthalmology conference of Pakistan successfully held their sixth occurrence dated 6th November,2022 with a focus towards “Next Generation Ophthalmology”. The event brought ophthalmic leaders, medical students and practitioners from around the globe to engage in multiple informative speaker sessions, presentations and tailored workshops (i.e., Lasik, Phaco, Botox & Fillers) led by regional and international medical experts. Over hundreds of attendees gained an opportunity to network with medical industry peers & partners and learn the latest in ophthalmic innovations, technologies and the best techniques on achieving ideal vision outcomes. Additionally, discussions were held on current and emerging evidence-based clinical trials and scientific advancements in ophthalmology.

Hashmanis annual grand PIO conferences key objectives are to exchange novel research and ideas and explore how cutting-edge technology and developments in ophthalmology continues to have a major impact on patient care and helps achieve better control of sight-threatening diseases.

The following renowned regional and global ophthalmic consultants shed some light on practical insights, experiences and strategic vision in ophthalmology among many others.


• Prof. Dr. Bernard Chang (BSC, FRCOPHTH, FRCSED (OPHTH), MBCHB), President – Royal College of   Ophthalmologists, UK
• Dr. M. Naeem Mohyudin (MBCHB, FRCOPHTH (UK), Pediatric and Oculoplastic Consultant at Calderdale &   Huddersfield, Nhs Trust, UK
• Dr. Muhammad Amjad (MBBS, FRCO, CCT, PG DIP), Adult and Pediatric Retinal Surgeon Calderdale Royal   Hospital UK)


• Dr. Sharif Hashmani (MBBS, MCPS, FCPS, FICS), Chairman and Chief Ophthalmologist – Hashmanis Group of   Hospitals, Pakistan
• Dr. Azfar Nafees (MBBS, FCPS, FACS), Glaucoma Consultant – Hashmanis Group of Hospitals, Pakistan
• Dr. Nasar Qamar (MBBS, FCPS), Oculoplastic Consultant – Hashmanis Group of Hospitals, Pakistan
• Dr. Rehman Siddiqui (MRCS, MRCOPHTH, FRCS, CCT, FRCOPHTH), Retinal Consultant – Aga Khan University   Hospital, Pakistan
• Dr. Fawad Rizvi (MBBS, MCPS, FCPS), Retinal Consultant – LRBT Eye Hospital
• Dr. Maj. Gen(R) Prof. Mazhar Ishaq (FRCS (ED), FCPS (PAK) FRCOPHTH (UK), Dean of Ophthalmology at CPSP   and Consultant at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

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