May 23-24 , 2019 were days of the Research-to-Practice Conference “Filatov Memorial Lectures 2019” . Organizers were State Institution  “The Filatov Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine ” and “Ukrainian Society of Ophthalmologists” with the support of National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine and the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine . This huge event in the sphere of health protection united the powerful relevant scientific and practical program: 15 substantive sessions and 2 training courses, 3 satellites, 5 master classes and a meeting of electronic posters , where more than 110 Ukrainian and foreign experts presented the innovative solutions, inventions, improvement in the field of ophthalmology.

In total , 1102 experts , not only in the sphere of ophthalmology, but also of allied trade, took part in the conference including 1025 specialists from regions of Ukraine: Vinnytsia – 41, Volyn – 12, Dnipropetrovsk – 60, Donetsk – 25, Zaporizhzhia – 25, Ivano-Frankivsk – 6, Kyiv – 44, Kirovohrad – 12, Lviv – 78, Mykolaiv – 16, Odesa – 209, Poltava – 30, Rivne – 31, Sumy – 10, Ternopil- 25, Kharkiv – 77, Kherson – 16, Khmelnytskyi – 25, Cherkasy – 16, Chernivtsi – 28, Chernihiv – 7 and the city Kyiv – 232, also 77 specialists from foreign countries : Kazakhstan – 13, Azerbaijan – 1, Poland – 3, Russia – 1, UK – 1, USA – 1, Bulgaria – 3, Italy – 1, Moldova – 12, Germany – 2, the Republic of Belarus – 26, Turkey – 8, Tunisia – 1, Switzerland – 3, Transjordan – 1 and UAE – 1.

The two-day program of Research-to-Practice Conference “Filatov Memorial Lectures 2019″ was devoted to priority field s of ophthalmology: eye cornea pathology, keratoplasty, traumas and burns of eyes and their appendages, crystalline lens pathology, glaucoma, new growths of an eye and an orbit, modern organ-preserving methods of treatment of ophthalmo-oncology, diabetic pseudogliomas, vitreoretinal pathology, us age of laser during ophthalmo – pathology, reconstructive surgery, pathology of uvea, retina and optic nerve, ophthalmo – pathology of children’s age, refraction anomalies, pathology of the oculomotor system.

Participants of the Research-to-Practice Conference ” Filatov Memorial Lectures 2019″ : scientists, researchers, practicing ophthalmologists and experts of allied directions (neonatologists , radiation therapists , chemotherapists , neuropathists, phthisiologists, pharmacologists and biologists) had an opportunity to exchange experience, increase skill level and expand occupational contacts.

Primary sponsor s of the Research-to-Practice Conference ” Filatov Memorial Lectures 2019″were such companies : VALEANT, BAYER, ALCON.
30 domestic and foreign companies presented pharmaceutical products, custom medical equipment and products for medical use.

The Research-to-Practice Conference “Filatov Memorial Lectures 2019” afford an opportunity to band famous scientists, researchers, medical practitioner s and experts of allied directions for sharing experiences, expanding occupational contacts and business dealings.