SSO Conference.

9 September 2021Al Izdihar, Riyadh.

Our core believes and most important values

Saudi Society of Optometry was founded in 12-04-1428, a scientific society in the field of optometry and vision science. The Saudi Society of Optometry is under the umbrella of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (Resolution No. 8/A/28). The SSO has the vision of promoting the delivery of quality eye and vision care to Saudis through the practice of optometry and in providing continuous education and training services to the eye care professionals.

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Meet The Speakers

Aghadir Nasser Al-ahmari

medical intern

Dr. Saeed Aljohani

OD, PhD, Assistant professor at QU

Dr. Abdulrhman Aljouie

Assistant Professor at KSUHS

Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Dehailan

medical intern

Abdulrahman Alammar

medical intern

Dr. Ali Almustanyir

Assistant Professor @ KSU

Dr. Balsam Alabdulkader

Assistant Professor @ KSU

Dr. Noura Aldossary

Assistant Professor @ KSU

Dr. Ali Alsaqr

associate professor @KSU

zainab alkhudairy

orthoptist at KFUH in alkhubar

Dr.Kareem Allinjawi

Assistant Professor @jeddah uni

Dr. Essam Almutleb

Assistant Professor @ KSU

Fares Almobireek

OD

Fatimah Hamad Alhamad

OD

Hayfa Alshubaili

OD , research assistant

Jumanah Alhusseini

OD intern At KFMC

Majd Alnumair

OD , research assistant

Dr. Manal Alharbi

Assistant Professor @ KSU

Dr. Mustafa Abdu

researcher

Dr. Muteb Alanazi

Assistant Professor @ KSU

Najd Ibrahim Abaalhassan

MSc, OD at Armed Forces Hospital

 Rawan Aleyadhi

OD at Binrush Eye Specialist Cente

Rawan Alosaimy

medical student @ UAQU

Reema Alduhayan

OD , resercher

Samar Alshabanat

OD intern

 Shahd Algarni

OD intern

Ziad Bukhari

medical intern

Dr. Khaled Alzahrani

Head of the Opto Dep at KFAFH in Jeddah

Dr. Abdullah Assiri 

Director, Vision world center- Abha

Abdulrahman Alharbi

OD in KASH at Taif

Bushra Mohammed Almansour

OD @ KKESH

Malak Anas Alaskar

OD intern

Dr. Mosaad Alhassan

assistant professor @KSU

Moudhi Alhassan

OD intern @KFMC

Dr. Nasser Alshamli

x-Head of Opto Dep , Armed Forces Hospital

Dr. Bassima Aldelaigan

Senior Optometrist at National Guard Hospital

Dr. Ali Bukhamseen

Consultant Optometrist at Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare

Prof. Eric Papas

Professor in the School of Optometry and Vision Science at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia.

A/Prof. Maria Markoulli

An Optometrist and Associate Professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science at the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia.

Mohammed Alblowi

Senior Optometrist at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Rony Gerges Sharbel

Optometrist - Educational Manager - Essilor KSA

Dr. Saleh Aljaroudi

Consultant Optometrist (Place of Work)

Dr. Waleed Alghamdi

Assistant Professor at Qassim University

Dr. Jeff Hovis

Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo

Dr. Majid Moafa

Consultant Optometrist - Assistant Professor at Qassim University

Dr. Hanan Alkozi

Dr. Raghda Mutwali

Assistant Professor at Al-Ahliyya Amman University

Abdulrahman Almhwas

Optometrist at Hayat National Hospital

Dr. Meznah Almutairi

Assistant Professor at King Saud University

Fatimah Alabdulhadi

Dr. Saif Alrasheed

Assistant Professor at Qassim University and a Faculty at Alneelain University

Hafsa Ibrahim

Occupational Therapist

Dr. Muhammed Alluwimi

Assistant Professor at Qassim University

Dr. Ahmed Almazroa

Researcher at King Abdullah International Medical Research Center

Dr. Mohammed alawad

(Designation) at SDAIA

Bright Ashimatey

Clinical Research Scientist at AGTC

Dr. Salihah Qaysi

Researcher at University College Dublin

Noura Alomar

Optometrist at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Aminah Alhefzi

Senior Low Vision Optometrist at King Fahad Medical City

Dr. Ibtisam Alahmad

Dr. Safiah Mulla

Osama Abdolqader

Mr.Tanios Naim Gerges

Training Manager Amico Middle East

Schedules

  • Day 01

    9 September, 2021

  • Day 02

    10 September, 2021

  • Day 03

    11 September, 2021

  • WorkShops

8:45 - 9:00 Opeining
9:00 - 10:30 AM Keratoconus Care
Moderator: Muhanned Saeed
09:00 - 9:20 AM

Dr. Abdullah Assiri

Demographic distribution and clinical variations of keratoconus in Saudi population

09:20 - 09:35 AM

Dr. Bassima Aldelaigan

What's new in scleral lens fitting

09:35 - 9:55 AM

Nasser Alshamli

Special cases fitted with Scleral lenses

09:55 - 10:15 AM

Dr. ALI BUKHAMSEEN

Scleral Lens Fitting Challenges

10:15 - 10:30 AM

Abdulrahman Alharbi

Scleral lens Factors affecting comfort and vision

Break 10:30 - 10:50 AM
10:50 - 12:10 PM Dry eye Disease
Moderator: Dr. Waleed Alghamdi
10:50 - 11:20 AM

Prof. Eric Papas

The use of photobiomodulation (low light therapy) in treating dry eye

11:20 - 11:50 AM

A/Prof. Maria Markoulli

Managing Demodex blepharitis

11:50 - 12:10 PM

Mohammed Alblowi

Dry eye and scleral CL

12:10 to 13:30 PM Prayer and Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:10 PM

Rony Sharbel

Passion for Innovation

14:10 - 15:10 PM Optometry and Community
Moderator: Dr. Mohammed Alluwimi
14:10 - 14:30 PM

Dr. Kareem Allinjawi

Optics and Optometry in Saudi Arabia

14:30 - 14:50 PM

Dr. Saleh Aljaroudi

pre-school eye screening and the role of PHCs

14:50 - 05:10 PM

Dr. Waleed Alghamdi

Community Eye Health in Saudi Arabia

Break 15:10 - 15:30 PM
15:30 - 17:20 PM Colour Vision
Moderator: Dr. Ali Almustanyir
15:30 - 16:10 PM

Dr. Jeff Hovis

Color Vision Testing: Why Bother?

16:10 - 16:30 PM

Dr. Mosaad Alhassan

Prevalence of Congenital Color Vision Deficiency (CCVD) in the Central Region of Saudi Arabia

16:30 - 16:50 PM

Dr. Ali Almustanyir

Quantitative Scoring Methods of the Farnsworth D15 and Waggoner Computerized D15 Color Vision Tests in Clinical Practice

16:50 - 17:05 PM

Reema Alduhayan

Evaluation of the Waggoner Computerized D15 Color Vision Test in iPad Device

17:05 - 17:20 PM

Majd alnumair

The Impact of Color Vision Deficiency on Activities of Daily Living

08:30 - 10:10 AM Myopia
Moderator: Majid Moafa
08:30 - 08:50 AM

Dr. Khaled Alzahrani

Myopia control Update

08:50 - 9:00 AM

Dr. Majid Moafa

Prevlence of Myopia in Saudi Arabia

09:00 - 09:20 AM

Dr. Hanan Awad Alkozi

Melatonin controls visual development in zebrafish: myopization

09:20 - 09:40 AM

Dr. Muteb Alanazi

Impact of Multifocal Corneal Gas-Permeable Lens Designs on Short-Term Choroidal Response, Axial Length and Retinal Defocus Profile

09:40 - 09:55 AM

Rawan Aleyadhi

Myopia Control with Bifocal Contact Lenses

09:55 - 10:15 AM

Dr. Raghda Mutwali

Visual performance and quality of life in patients with pathologic myopia

10:15 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 - 11:45 AM Rapid Fire Session
Moderator: Hanan Alkozi
10:30 - 10:38 AM

Moudhi Alhassan

Assessment of Anterior Chamber Angle and Angle to Angle among Healthy Saudi Individuals by Using Pentacam

10:38 - 10:46 AM

Ziad Bukhari

Ophthalmic Manifestations in Acute Leukemia Patients and Their Relation with Hematological Parameters in a Tertiary Care Center

10:46 - 10:54 AM

Jumanah Alhusseini, Samar Alshabanat

Correlation between Axial Length, Optic Disc-Fovea Distance and Ganglion Cell Complex in Healthy Eyes

10:54 - 11:02 AM

Malak Alaskar

Effects of yogic eye exercises on computer vision syndrome in Graphic Design and Digital Media students

11:02 - 11:10 AM

Abdulrahman Alammar

Pattern of ocular diseases among adult patients visiting ophthalmic clinics in Qassim university 2021

11:10 - 11:18 AM

Rawan Alosaimy

Evaluation of Compliance Issues to Anti-Glaucoma Medications Before And After A Structured Interventional Program

11:18 - 11:26 AM

Abdulaziz Mohammed AlDehailan

Patient and Physician Satisfaction with Virtual Ophthalmology Follow-up Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic

11:26 - 11:34 AM

Shahd Algarni OD

Assessment of Central Corneal Thickness and Anterior Chamber Depth among Young Healthy Saudi Subjects by Pentacam

11:34 - 11:42 AM

Abdulrahman Almhwas

The effect of use digital devices on eyes during COVID-19 period

11:45 - 13:30 PM Friday Prayer and Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00 PM Pediatric Optometry 1
Moderator: Dr. Mosaad Alhassan
13:30 - 14:00 PM

Dr. Saeed Aljohani

What we know and do not know about amblyopia treatment: A close look at PEDIG findings 

14:00 - 14:20 PM

Dr. Mosaad Alhassan

Primary Care Management of Non-Strabismic Binocular Vision Anomalies 

14:20 - 14:40 PM

Dr.Manal Alharbi

A Comparison of EFG therapy vs. Patching for the Treatment of Amblyopia in Children Age 9 to 17 Years – A Randomized Clinical Trial

14:40 - 15:00 PM

Hayfa Alshubaili

Challenges in Reading Arabic Among Children with Dyslexia

15:10 - 15:30 PM Break
15:30 - 17:10 PM Low Vision and Aging
Moderator: Ashwaq Almosa
15:30 - 15:50 PM

Dr. Ali AlSaqr

Barriers to Low Vision Services among Optometrists in Saudi Arabia

15:50 - 16:10 PM

Dr. Meznah Almutairi

Accommodation and pupil behaviour of binocularly viewing early presbyopes

16:10 - 16:30 PM

Dr. Balsam Alabdulkader

The Necessity of Standardizing Near Vision Assessment in Arabic

16:30 - 16:50 PM

Dr. Essam Almutleb

The Role of Eccentric Viewing in Street-Crossing Decision-Making Performance

16:50 - 17:10 PM

Aminah Alhefzi

Psychogical implications of low vision

17:10 - 17:20 PM Break
17:20 - 18:20 PM

Mr.Tanios Naim Gerges

AMICO Vision Care Portfolio (ALCON Vision Care)

08:30 - 10:10 AM Pediatric Optometry 2
Moderator: Dr. Saleh Aljaroudi
08:30 - 08:55 AM

Zainab Alkhudairy

The effect of chromagen lenses on ocular and non ocular conditions

08:55 - 09:15 AM

Fatimah Alabdulhadi

Detecting & managing Accommodation Disorders

09:15 - 09:30 AM

Dr. Saif Alrasheed

Sensitivity and specificity of Sheard's and Percival's criterion for diagnosis young subjects with near heterophoria

09:30 - 09:45 AM

Fares Almobireek

An Albinism Patient Walks Through the Door

09:45 - 10:00 AM

Hafsa Ibrahim

Occupational Therapy Role in Pediatric with Cortical Visual Impairment: Assessment and Intervention

10:00 - 10:20 AM Break
10:20 - 12:00 PM Research Session
Moderator: Dr Saeed Aljohani
10:20 - 10:40 AM

Dr. Muhammed Alluwimi

Evaluation of Quality of Life for Patients with Glaucoma in Saudi Arabia

10:40 - 11:00 AM

Dr. Mustafa Abdu

Contact lens procurement and usage habits among adults in Sudan

11:00 - 11:20 AM

Dr. Noura Aldossary

Evaluation of Preschool Vision Screening using iSight, 2Win and Near Retinoscopy

11:20 - 11:40 AM

Dr. Hanan Alkozi

Modulation of aqueous humor melatonin levels by yellow-filter and its protective effect on lens

11:40 - 12:00 PM

Fatimah Alhamad

Effects of Virtual Reality Head-mounted Displays on Oculomotor Functions

12:00 to 13:15 PM Prayer, Lunch Break
13:15 - 15:05 PM Artificial Intelligence & Ocular Diseases
Moderator: Ahmed Almazroa
13:15 - 13:35 PM

Dr. Ahmed Almazroa

Big data in ocular images

13:35 - 13:55 PM

Dr. Mohammed alawad

Diabetic retinopathy screening for Saudi population, a deep learning direction

13:55 - 14:15 PM

Dr. Abdulrhman Aljouie

Cup and disc segmentation using fundus images and deep learning

14:15 - 14:35 PM

Dr. Ahmed Almazroa

Diabetic retinopathy automated diagnosis system in practice

14:35 - 14:50 PM

Najd Abaalhassan

Evaluation of Corneal Backward Light Scattering in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

14:50 - 15:05 PM

Aghadir alahmari

Clinical and Molecular Genetic Spectrum of Early-Onset Retinal Dystrophy

15:05 - 15:30 PM Break
15:30 - 16:40 PM Ocular Diseases & Diagnosis
Moderator: Dr. Hanan Alkozi
15:30 - 16:00 PM

Bright Ashimatey

Role of Retinal Imaging and Functional Assessment in Optometric Care of Glaucoma

16:00 - 16:20 PM

Dr. Salihah Qaysi

Directional Retinal Imaging using Differential Adaptive Optics Fundus Photography

16:20 - 16:40 PM

Bushra Almansour

Astigmatic Keratotomy for the correction of Astigmatism

16:40 - 17:00 PM

Noura Alomar

Differentiating functional vision loss from Malingering

Closing Ceremony
1th Day Thursday, September 9, 2021
10:00 - 12:00 PM

Safiah Mulla

Glasses Prescription in Children

13:15 - 14:15 PM

Dr. Saleh Aljaroudi

Pre-School Eye Screening and the Role of PHCs

14:30 - 16:00 PM

Osama Abdulkader

Cortical Visual Impairment Assessment and Intervention By the Occupational Therapy

2fri Day Friday, September 10, 2021
13:30 - 14:30 PM

Dr. Bassima Aldelaigan

Scleral Lens Fitting for Professionals

15:30 - 17:00 PM

Dr. Bassima Aldelaigan

How to Conduct a Pediatric Exam from A-Z

17:20 - 18:20 PM

Mr.Tanios Naim Gerges

AMICO Vision Care Portfolio (ALCON Vision Care)

3sat Day Saturday, September 11, 2021
09:30 - 10:30 AM

Ebtesamah Alahmad

How to Examine Esotropia Patients

10:40 - 11:50 AM

Zainab Alkhudairy

The Use of Prisms in Optometey Practice

13:00 - 14:00 PM

Dr. Bassima Aldelaigan

Scleral Lens Fitting for Professionals

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