SASCRS 2017 Congress | 26 - 29 July 2017 | Durban ICC South Africa

Main Program Academic sessions for Ophthalmologists

download the topics + speakers - PDF v0712
download the main program v0719 pdf

Ophthalmic Personnel Two-day Program + Receptionist’s Course

Two-day Program + Receptionist’s Course - Click here - PDF v0617

Airport Transfers

  • UniCab
    Book your transfer in advance with UniCab, the company used by the Hilton Hotel for Point to Point Transfers
    Cost: Approximately R450
    Email | Contact person: Dhevan Moonsamy
    Call centre: +27 861 710 711 / +27 6146243498 Transport Manager: +27 82 994 3033

Or use one of the following:

  • Uber Approximately R250-350 (Download the App and order your ride when you are ready to leave the airport.)

  • Airport shuttle
    If you are not in a hurry to get to the hotel and don’t need much leg room (R80-R120 pp)
    Regular Service to and from King Shaka International Airport and Durban All Hotels.
    Leaving King Shaka International Airport in 30/45 minute intervals
    Available 5:00 am to 8:00pm every day

Workshops Program(Wednesday 26 July)

PowerVision Investigator’s Meeting

Wednesday 26 July 09:00 - 13:00 Venue: ICC
- Ms Kim Du
- Ms Stephanie Buech
- Ms Hilda Mostert
Organised & Sponsored by PowerVision Inc
Attendees: By invitation

National Medical Supplies Workshop

Wednesday 26 July 13:00 - 15:00 Venue: ICC
- Mr Sathish Srinivasan (UK)
- Dr Alexandra Kontur, Medicontur, Budapest, Hungary
Organised & Sponsored by National Medical Supplies
1) PAD Multifocal technology
· Morphological and functional innovations
· Clinical feedback
2) SML: New hope for patients with macular degeneration
Technology & clinical evidence
3) Toric IOLs – How to achieve optimal results after surgery

PENTACAM and Refractive Workshop

Wednesday 26 July 15:00 - 17:00 Venue: ICC
- Dr Bill Nortje (SA)
- Farrell (Toby) Tyson MD (USA);
- Dr Jonathan Joffe (Namibia)

Organised & Sponsored by Genop

Carl Zeiss Users Meeting

Wednesday 26 July 17:00 - 19:00 Venue: ICC
Guest Speaker: Prof Osama Ibrahim (Egypt)
Organised & Sponsored by Carl Zeiss

EpicVision and Hanita Lenses

Wednesday 26 July 16:30 - 18:00 Venue: ICC
- Mr Hilton Nathan (Hanita Lenses)
- Dr Roberto Bellucci Italy (Former President of the ESCRS)
- Dr Johan A de Lange (Ocumed Eye & Laser Institute)
- Dr Lynette Venter (Horizon Eye Care Centre)
- Dr Johan Eloff (Horizon Eye Care Centre)
Organised & Sponsored by EpicVision

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Previous Events

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SASCRS 2017 26-29 Jul

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Main Program

Ophthalmologist / Registrar / Medical Officer / Doctor / Accompanying Guest

Daily Rate

  • Attendance for 1 day only the rate is 50% of the fee applicable to the type and date of registration
  • Please complete the form and send a note with the day/s you wish to attend to Email: (alt
  • Attendance for 2 days or more: Full fee will be payable

Groups: Ophthalmic Personnel / Registrars / Medical Officers

Register a group of registrars, medical officers or personnel from the same practice / hospital

Ophthalmic Personnel

ie: Administrator / Assistant / Community field worker / Nurse / Ocularist / Orthoptist / Practice Manager


Book your stand space or Register here


Hilton Durban
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Congress Oganiser & Secretariat
Christi Truter
DCOM (Pty) Ltd
P O Box 9675, Centurion
0046 South Africa

Passport & Visa

When arriving at the port of entry in South Africa have the following ready:


  • A passport is necessary for all visitors.
  • Passports must be valid for six months from the visa’s date of entry.
  • Your passport must have at least 3x blank pages.
  • Air ticket/s and/or tour itinerary*


  • Foreign Passport holders must make arrangements for their own visas prior to departing depending on their nationality.
  • Please check with the immigration or consulate in your country if you require a visa.
Travelling with children under the age of 18
  • New Requirements effective 1 June 2015 for children (local or foreign)travelling through South African ports of entry.
  • Read Detailed information on documentation required when Children under the age of 18 are travelling to or from South Africa.
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