Dear Colleagues!

I sincerely congratulate you on the traditional annual research-to-practice conference «Filatov Memorial Lectures – 2020»!

Nowadays, foremost diagnostic methods in ophthalmology allow to identify eye disorders at the earliest stage and to assign а therapy on time. To have successful development of Ukrainian ophthalmology, it is necessary to master and introduce new technologies, methods of diagnostics and treatment of eye diseases into clinical practice, up-grade available medical services, pay special attention to the development of human resources.

You will have to discuss hard questions of each direction of ophthalmology during two days of the conference. Their decisions play an important role in health preservation and promotion of Ukrainian citizens, development of synteretic orientation of domestic healthcare.

I hope, that the conference «Filatov Memorial Lectures – 2020» will promote effective sharing experiences between Ukrainian and foreign colleagues, sharing of best practice and knowledge in ophthalmology, determination of future development for the next few years.

I wish all participants and organizers of the conference fruitful work, constructive dialogue and effective teamwork!

President of SO «Ukrainian Society of Ophthalmologists»,
Head of SI «The Filatov Institute of Eye Diseases and
Tissue Therapy of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine»,
Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine,
Doctor of Medicine, prof. N.V. Pasiechnikova