|Title||Eyecare for Children with Neurological Condition, Symptom & Clinical Tips|
|Time||7:00pm – 8:00 pm|
Theatre 1, Hong Kong Productive
|Fee||$400 for non-members|
|Speaker||Dr. Mario Chak Wai Kwong ▪ President: The Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong ▪ Associate Consultant: Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicines in Tuen Mun Hospital ▪ The Foundation Fellow of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Pedi|
It is known that 80% of human sensation comes from the visual system i.e. eyes. Vision plays a crucial role in our interaction
with the external world and especially important for children development. Ability to address the visual requirements of children
and provides timely solution to those whose vision is affected by neurological conditions will ensure children development to their
maximum potential. This is a 1hour seminar focus on the vision of children with neurological conditions, their presenting symptoms and clinical tips for optometrists as the primary eye care providers.
Dr. Chak is the Associate Consultant at Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine in Tuen Mun Hospital. He is also
the Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of The University of Hong Kong and The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Chak attained the fellowship of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Paediatrics) and Hong Kong College of Paediatricians in 2002. Dr. Chak has been accredited to be the first fellow of Subspecialty of Paediatric Neurology and Developmental Behavioural Paediatrician in 2013. Dr Chak is currently the trainer in Paediatrics and Paediatric Neurology and has special interest in Paediatric Epilepsy. He has received overseas training in EEG, Epilepsy and Pre-surgical Evaluation for Epilepsy Surgery in British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and Department of Epileptology,
The University of Bonne in German respectively. Dr Chak is also the team leader of Tuen Mun Hospital Paediatrics and Adolescent Epilepsy Surgery Team which has just attained the out-standing team award in NTWC in 2016.