For the First Time, World Cornea Congress VII Will Offer a Simultaneous English- to-Spanish Language Translation in April 2015

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New for 2015, The Cornea Society will offer a simultaneous English-to-Spanish language translation of the upcoming World Cornea Congress VII (WCCVII). WCCVII will be held Wednesday, April 15 to Friday, April, 17, 2015 in San Diego, California.

New for 2015, The Cornea Society will offer a simultaneous English- to-Spanish language translation of the upcoming World Cornea Congress VII (WCCVII). The meeting reflects the increasingly global scope of the organization and its meeting attendees. WCCVII will be held Wednesday, April 15 to Friday, April, 17, 2015 in San Diego, California. Registration opens on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.

This three-day meeting will offer a diverse range of speakers and free papers as well as electronic poster sessions and an exhibit hall. The World Cornea Congress, which is sponsored by the Cornea Society, is typically held every five years and highlights the progress that has been made in both clinical and research endeavors of the international corneal community. For more information visit CorneaCongress.org.

Spanish language programming will continue immediately after WCCVII when the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators hold their first joint meeting with the Latin American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons [ALACCSA-R (LASCRS)]. For more information, visit AnnualMeeting.ascrs.org.

The Cornea Society, founded in 1975 is an international society that promotes the exchange of information in cornea and external disease. With more than 800 members worldwide, the society fosters the exchange of information through scientific meetings, communications and the peer-reviewed journal, “Cornea: The Journal of Cornea and External Disease.” For more information, email info(at)corneasociety(dot)org or go to CorneaSociety.org.

La Asociación Latinoamericana de Cirujanos de Catarata, Córnea y Segmento Anterior/Latin American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons [ALACCSA-R (LASCRS)] was founded in 1991 as a nonprofit entity whose sole purpose is to expose ophthalmologists to the latest scientific and technological advances in anterior segment surgery. ALACCSA-R (LASCRS) is the only organization that represents all of Latin America in our subspecialty and has acted in that position in joint activities with ASCRS, ESCRS, APASCRS and the PAAO. Characterized by high scientific quality, internationally recognized faculty, and the attendance of thousands of ophthalmologists in our specialty, ALACCSA-R (LASCRS) offers several educational meetings year-round. ALACCSA.com

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery is an international, educational society with 9,000 members. Its mission is to advance the art and science of ophthalmic surgery and the knowledge and skills of ophthalmic surgeons by providing clinical and practice management education and by working with patients, government, and the medical community to promote the delivery and advancement of high-quality eye care. ASCRS.org

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