Dr Fogla attended the 2nd Corneal Collagen Crosslinking Congress at
Hotel Hilton, Zurich, 8 - 9th December 2006. 270 delegates from 45
countries attended this meeting.
Corneal Collagen Crosslinking is a new modality of treatment that helps
arrest progression of keratoconus. Treatment involves application of
riboflavin eyedrops followed by exposure to UV light of 365nm. This
treatment increases the strength of the cornea upto 300%.

This treatment is now available at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India.
Dr Fogla with Prof Theo Seiler, one of the pioneers of the
work done on Corneal Collagen Crosslinking treatment for
Keratoconus.
Dr Fogla with Dr Mark Terry, USA (on the right), Dr Mohammed
Anwar, Jeddah (on the left), & Dr Sheraz Daya, UK, at the
American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting at Las Vegas,
11 -14 Nov 2006.

Dr Fogla participated as a co instructor in the skills transfer
course on Anterior and Posterior lamellar Corneal Surgery.
Doctors attending this course were taught how to perform
lamellar corneal surgery on animal eyes.
Dr Fogla also the good fortune to dine at the Caeser's Palace
with Dr Ionnais Pallikaris, one of the pioneers of LASIK
(invented the technique of LASIK).

Seen in the picture Dr Pallikaris and his lovely wife.
Dr Fogla with Dr William Reinhart (USA), & Dr Mohammed
Anwar (Jeddah), at the American Academy of Ophthalmology
meeting at Las Vegas, 11 -14 Nov 2006.

Dr Fogla participated as a co instructor in the instruction
course on "Big Bubble technique of Deep Anterior Lamellar
Keratoplasty" with his two colleagues, Dr Reinhart & Dr Anwar.
Dr Fogla was invited as a faculty to participate in a CME
on Cornea, Refractive Sugery, & Ocular surface disorders
at Aravind Hospitals, Madurai, 14 -15 October 2006.
He gave lectures on Computer vision syndrome, Anterior
and Posterior corneal lamellar surgery, and Iatrogenic
Keratectasia following LASIK and its management.
Dr Fogla was invited as a faculty to participate in a
CME programme on Cornea and External
Diseases, at Dr Nagpal's hospital, Retina
Foundation, Ahmedabad, India, 7 -8th October 2006

Dr Fogla gave presentations on unusual corneal
infections, Ocular surface reconstruction, Deep
anterior lamellar keratoplasty, and Endothelial
keratoplasty.

He also performed Live Surgery to demonstrate
the technique of Descemet's Stripping Endothelial
Keratoplasty (DSEK) at the meeting.
Dr Fogla was invited as a faculty to participate in a one day CME meeting conducted by Prakash Nethra
Kendra, Lucknow, India, 1st October 2006

Dr Fogla spoke on " Current trends on Corneal Surgery"
Dr Fogla participated in the annual meeting of  Intraocular Implant &
Refractive Society of India, as an invited faculty. New Delhi, India, 1 -3rd
September 2006

Dr Fogla spoke on Wavefront analysis, Iatrogenic keratectasia, and
Endothelial Keratoplasty.
13th August 2006.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as guest speaker at  Symposium at  Thind Eye Hospital,
Jalandhar, India.
Dr Fogla spoke on " Recent advances in Corneal Lamellar Surgery"
15 - 16th  July 2006.   Dr Rajesh Fogla - Invited as a guest faculty to participate in a CME meeting on
Ocular Surface sponsored by Allergan, at Vedic Village, Kolkata, India

Dr Fogla spoke on " clinical diagnosis of Dry Eye" and "Recent advances in Corneal Lamellar Surgery"
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Dr Fogla was invited as a faculty for International
Advanced Eye Refractive Symposium, 6th & 7th
January 2007, Mumbai
Dr Fogla spoke on " Post LASIK ectasia and its
management". Dr Fogla's video on "Management
of post LASIK wrinkles" won an award in the
Refractive film festival.
Dr Fogla conducted an instruction course on "Endothelial Keratoplasty" for
the second consecutive year at the 65th All India Ophthalmic Society meeting
at Hyderabad, India, February 2007.
Dr Fogla was also invited to speak on "Clinical features of Dry Eye Syndrome"
and " Interesting corneal cases". He was also one of the judges for free paper
Cornea Session.
Dr Fogla was invited as a guest speaker at a symposium on Recent Advances in Eye Surgery, at Joseph
Eye Hospital, Trichy. February 2007.
Dr Fogla demonstrated live surgery on Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty, and Endothelial
Keratoplasty at this meeting.
Dr Fogla was awarded the "Dr Om Prakash Oration Award" by Punjab Ophthalmological Society for
overall brilliance in the field of Cornea. Dr Fogla received this award at the annual POS meeting in
Patiala, December 2007
Dr Fogla was invited as a guest faculty for CME on corneal diseases organized by Sameep Eye Clinic,
Vadodara in November 2007. Dr Fogla performed live corneal surgeries including, deep anterior
lamellar keratoplasty, Endothelial Keratoplasty, INTACS implantation, and Collagen Crosslinking
treatment. He also delivered lectures on the various procedures performed.
Dr Fogla attended the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting held in New Orleans, USA in
November 2007. He conducted instruction course on Big Bubble technique of Deep Anterior Lamellar
Keratoplasty along with Dr Mohammed Anwar, Jeddah. He was also a surgical instructor for the wet lab
course on anterior and posterior lamellar keratoplasty. He also designed instruments for DALK
procedure for Bausch & Lomb.
Dr Fogla was invited as a guest faculty at CME programme conducted by the Armed Forces Medical
College, Pune on the 13 -14th of October 2007. Dr Fogla spoke on Recent advances in Corneal Surgery.
Dr Fogla conducted instruction course on Interesting Corneal Disorders at the annual meeting of
Andhra Pradesh Ophthalmic Society, held at Tirupathi October 2007.
Dr Fogla was invited to participate as guest faculty at CME meeting in Jalandhar conducted by Thind
Eye Hospital, October 2007. Dr Fogla performed live surgery demonstrating Deep anterior lamellar
keratoplasty surgery. He also spoke on Recent advances in Corneal Surgery.
Dr Fogla was invited to participate as guest faculty at CME meeting in Vishakapatnam October 2007,
conducted by Vishaka Eye Hospital on eyebanking. Dr Fogla spoke on Newer modalities of Corneal
Surgery.