The Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO) will hold its 13th international congress from 4 - 8 May 2016 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre. The congress is under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister of Kingdom of Bahrain. It is supported by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the University of Maryland School of Medicine - Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, International Council of Ophthalmology and the Bahrain Ophthalmological Association.

The MEACO Congress is the largest ophthalmic meeting in the Middle East and Africa regions that attracts ophthalmologists, eye care professionals, and exhibiting companies from the region, as well as from Europe, America, Asia and Australia. The MEACO Scientific Program Committee has put together a state-of-the-art program that will make MEACO 2016 Congress a memorable educational as well as social experience for everyone.

Some of the congress topics include Cornea, Glaucoma, Cataract, Vitreo-Retina, Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Refractive Surgery and Eye Research. Special sessions will be conducted for Young Ophthalmologists and Women in Ophthalmology.

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