Dr Fogla visited Sankardeva Nethralaya, Guwahati,
Assam, India, on the 3rd of July 2006.
He performed several LASIK procedures to train
the doctors at that centre, using the Wavelight
400Hz excimer laser & Amadeus 2 microkeratome
system.
Dr Fogla attended the 7th Wavelight
users meet 24 -25th June, Vienna,
Austria.
Dr Fogla with Prof Theo Seiler
(Germany), who developed the
wavelight laser system.
Dr Fogla with Dr Arthur Cummings
(Ireland) and Dr David Lin (USA)
Dr Fogla was invited as a faculty to participate in the SICSSO
meeting  on "The latest on Ocular Surface" June 1 - 3, 2006,
Rome Italy.

Dr Fogla spoke on The results on Deep Lamellar Endothelial       
Keratoplasty,  Big Bubble technique of Deep Anterior Lamellar   
Keratoplasty, and the results of Lamellar keratoplasty in ocular  
surface burns.
Dr Fogla was the only invited faculty from India for this
International meeting.

Dr Fogla also performed live surgery demonstrating the
technique of endothelial keratoplasty at the meeting
23rd May 2006. Chairman Apollo Hospitals, Dr Prathap C Reddy,
undergoes cataract surgery in his left eye by  Dr Rajesh Fogla
at Eye Clinic, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. India

Surgery was performed with the Alcon Advantec Legacy
System, and he received the AMO Technis ZA9003 acrylic
intraocular lens.
9th April 2006.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as guest speaker at  Symposium on at  Chaitanya Eye Hospital &
Research Institute, Trivandrum. The symposium was on " Finer Cuts", a video assisted skill transfer
course.

Dr Fogla spoke on " Wavefront Guided LASIK" and "Recent advances in Corneal Lamellar Surgery"
1-2nd April 2006.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as a guest faculty to participate in the annual meeting of the
Delhi Ophthalmological Society, at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

Dr Fogla gave a keynote address on "Ocular Surface Reconstruction". He also presented videos on Deep
Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty, and spoke on " Endothelial Keratoplasty"
17-22nd March 2006.   Dr Rajesh Fogla attended the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract &
Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Francisco, USA.

Dr Fogla presented a paper on " Initial results of Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty".
He presented a poster titled " Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty in ICE syndrome", and a video titled
"Big Bubble technique of DALK in keratoconus"
9-12th February 2006.   Dr Rajesh Fogla attended the annual meeting of the All India Ophthalmological
Society (AIOS), Bhopal, India

Dr Fogla conducted an instruction course on " Lamellar Corneal Surgery" . He also gave lectures on
"Limbal Relaxing Incisions to manage astigmatism in Cataract Surgery",  " Epithelial Ingrowth following
LASIK & its management"
February 2006. Two important papers of Dr Fogla published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology -

1. Initial results of small incision Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty in patients with endothelial
dysfunction

2. Results of Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty using the Big Bubble technique in patients with
Keratoconus

Dr Fogla was interviewed by the New York University on these papers, and his interview is available on
the following website.      www.asseenfromhere.com
28th January 2006.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as guest speaker at  Symposium on at Shroff Eye Centre,
New Delhi. The symposium was on "Innovations in Cornea", held at the India International Centre
Auditorium, New Delhi

Dr Fogla spoke on "Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty" and "Management of Ocular Surface
Disorders" at the meeting.
15th January 2006.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as guest speaker at  Symposium on Cornea and Refractive
Surgery, organized by the Jyothi Lasik Centre, Bangalore, India

Dr Fogla spoke on "Iatrogenic Keratectasia", "Can anything go wrong in LASIK" and "Recent advances in
Lamellar Corneal Surgery" at the meeting.
18th December 2005.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as guest speaker at  Symposium
on Ocular Trauma, Organized by the Poona Ophthalmological Society, Pune, India

Dr Fogla spoke on "Endothelial Keratoplasty" and "Management of Corneal
Trauma" at the meeting.
5th December 2005.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as guest speaker to give a
lecture on "Recent advances in Cornea & Refractive Surgery" at the Regional
Institute of Ophthalmology, Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati, Assam, India

Dr Fogla, was a student of Gauhati Medical College, and completed his MBBS
from the same college before taking up Ophthalmology
27th November 2005.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as guest faculty to participate in
a CME programme on Recent Advances in Cataract & Refractive Surgery, at
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Ministers Road, Hyderabad.

Dr Fogla spoke on " Multifocal IOL's in cataract surgery"
The meeting was attended by over 100 eye surgeons from Hyderabad.
12th November 2005.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as guest faculty to participate in
the IIIrd Annual Conference of Jharkand Ophthalmological Society, at
Jamshedpur.

Dr Fogla was the discussant for the session on infective keratitis, He also spoke
on Recent advances in Lamellar Corneal Surgery.
4 - 6th November 2005.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as guest faculty to
participate in theXIII Bombay Ophthalmology Association meeting in
Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Dr Fogla spoke on " Amniotic membrane transplantation", and " Clinical
approach to diagnosis of Dry Eye"
The meeting was attended by over 1000 eye surgeons from Maharashtra.
4th - 14th November 2005. Dr Mohammed Hantera (standing on
the right side of Dr Fogla), Eye Surgeon from El Maghrabi Eye
Hospital, Saudi Arabia, visited Dr Rajesh Fogla for clinical
observorship, and training in Cornea & External Diseases.
28th - 30th October 2005.  29th Annual State Conference of the
Andhra Pradesh State Ophthalmological Society, Kurnool, Andhra
Pradesh

Dr Fogla's video on " deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty "
was awarded the best video presentation.
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22 -23rd January 2006.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited to participate in a symposium on Technis Multifocal
Intraocular lens, organized by Advanced Medical Optics (AMO, USA), at Phuket, Thailand.
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