In May 2023, Prof. Farhad Hafezi, Medical Director of the ELZA Institute, had the honor of participating as a keynote speaker at the SECOIR 2023 meeting in Malaga, Spain. The meeting, held at the Hotel Vincci Seleccion Posada del Patio, and served as a platform for several renowned figures in the field to share knowledge and engage in meaningful discussions.
During the SECOIR 2023 meeting, Prof. Hafezi delivered several impactful presentations on corneal cross-linking, and one on the nature of ophthalmologists working with industry.
PACE and Customized CXL
In a dedicated keratoconus symposium, Prof. Hafezi discussed “PACE and customized CXL”, elucidating on the developments in these corneal cross-linking methods and their application in ophthalmology.
Key Points to Consider Before Engaging with Industry About Research
In the session titled “Medicina Exponencial: Transformación de la Oftalmología” (Exponential Medicine: Transforming Ophthalmology), Prof. Hafezi shared vital insights on the “Key points to consider before engaging with industry about research”. This talk was pivotal in closing the session, and Prof. Hafezi was honored with a SECOIR 2023 plaque of recognition for his contribution.
TFOS Report “Lifestyle Epidemic – Elective Medications & Procedures”
In collaboration with the Spanish Society for Ocular Surface and Cornea (SESOC), Prof. Hafezi gave a talk on the “TFOS Report – Lifestyle Epidemic: Elective Medications & Procedures”, underlining the current trends and implications in the field of ophthalmology.
Prof. Hafezi would like to express his appreciation to Dr. Javier Mendicute, President of SECOIR, and Dr. Marina Rodríguez, President of the Organizing Committee, as well as the entire committee for their invitation to speak at this distinguished conference. He further extends his gratitude for the exceptional organization and hospitality offered throughout the event.