On June 4, the Mexican Society of Ophthalmology (SMO) held the XXXVI Mexican Congress of Ophthalmology. This was the first time the congress had been held in 4 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The congress was held in the city of Merida, Yucatan from June 4-8.
Dr. Martin Guzman, Director of the Oculoplastics Service at CODET, participated in the Panel of Oculofacial Harmony with the presentation “Botulinum Toxin: The unconditional”, in front of a full-capacity audience.
Also attending the congress were Dr. Irma Zamudio, CODET’s Ophthalmologist, and Dr. Adriana Valdes, Director of the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service. Both doctors were able to share knowledge with colleagues from different subspecialties and reinforce their commitment to always be at the forefront of new developments in the ophthalmic industry.
A Meeting of National and International Ophthalmologists
The Mexican Congress of Ophthalmology brings together national and international speakers. This year, 2,500 ophthalmologists from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America attended.
On Saturday, June 4, the congress began with presentations on the different sub-specialties including: Cataract, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Retina, Oculoplastic, Orbital and Lacrimal system, Strabismus, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neurological Ophthalmology and Low Vision.
In the days that followed, attendees were able to visit symposiums, courses, papers presentations, conferences and round tables.
Source: SMO Congress