3 to 5 November

19th International Congress on Anterior Segment Diseases and Anterior Segment Surgery

@ The Westin Hotel (Cape Town)

Programme Topics

Main scientific sessions: 3 – 5 Nov from 08:00 until 17:00 (preliminary time)

The main topics for discussion (although not limited to) in the scientific sessions are:

Cataract Surgery & Challenging Cases

Specialised Intra-Ocular Lens Use

Presbyopia Management

Refractive Surgery

Corneal Disease & Surgery

Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

International Faculty

Guest faculty include

Prof Steve Arshinoff MD


Prof Ahmed Assaf


Mr Glenn Carp


Dr med Klaus Ditzen


Prof Claes Feinbaum


Dr med Ivo Guber


Prof Dr med Josef Guber


Prof Dr Dr Farhad Hafezi


Prof Dr med Mike P Holzer


Prof Dr med Thomas Kohnen


Prof Dr med Michael Knorz


Dr med Magda Rau


Dr Gerald R Schultz, MD


Dr Guy Kezirian MD


Mr Mark Wevill


South African Faculty

Local faculty include

Dr Theunis Botha

(South Africa)

Dr Lourens Coetzee

(South Africa)

Dr Johan de Lange

(South Africa)

Dr Frikkie Hartog

(South Africa)

Dr Leonard Heydenrych

(South Africa)

Dr Dylan Joseph

(South Africa)

Dr Johann Krüger

(South Africa)

Dr Bill Nortje

(South Africa)

Dr Frik Potgieter

(South Africa)

Dr Marissa Willemse

(South Africa)

Dr Wilna Rautenbach

(South Africa)

Dr Jan Venter

(South Africa)

Dr Madri Potgieter

(South Africa)


Dr Zoran Aleksic

Dr Ed Anderson

Dr Johan de Lange

Dr Dylan Joseph

Dr Daniel Kritzinger

Dr Johann Krüger

Dr Daemon McClunan

Dr Frik Potgieter

Dr Jan Talma

Dr Cor van Zyl

Dr Charl Weitz

Dr Marissa Willemse

Congress Venues


Wed 2 Nov: The Westin Hotel’s main lobby – Open from 16:00 to 19:00

Thu 3 Nov to Sat 5 Nov:  The Westin Hotel, Old Harbour Level, Ballroom lobby – Open daily from 07:00 to18:00

Main Academic Programme

The Westin Hotel Old Harbour Level, Ballroom


The Westin Hotel Old Harbour Level, Ballroom lobby


The Westin Hotel Old Harbour Level 

Speaker Room

 The Westin Hotel Old Harbour Level, Marco Polo room

Two-day Programme for Nurses & Ophthalmic Personnel

The Westin Hotel Mezzanine level


Enquiries: E-mail info@sascrscongress.com
(Alt christitruter@me.com)

Christi Truter, CID congress organisers (DCOM)

Dr Daniel Kritzinger

President, SASCRS

Dr Zoran Aleksić


Travel health

Your health and wellbeing is important to us.

Cape province where the congress will be held is a malaria-free area.

Certain parts of South Africa is NOT malaria-free and you take precautionary measures.

Personal protection against mosquito bites should be the focus of malaria prevention if you plan to travel outside of the Cape Province. Measures to prevent mosquito bites are included in the information in the Travel & Tours page

More information on Safety and Security:

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SASCRS 2022 Sponsors and SASCRS 2022 Exhibitors


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Enquiries | Accommodation | Registrations

Christi Truter (DCOM T/a CID congress)  Email:  christitruter@me.com