Australian and New Zealand Cornea Society

The 2017 ANZ Cornea Society Meeting was held at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art on the 4th of February.

The Coster Lecture was presented by Professor Shigeru Kinoshita from the University of Kyoto, Japan. His lecture was titled "Future Treatment for Corneal Endothelial Dysfunction" and provided an update on the future of cellular transplants for failing corneas.


Dr Mike Straiko from Portland, USA presented a "DMEK Masterclass" at this year's meeting.


This year's video competition was won by Dr Con Petsoglou for his video on "Tectonic DSAEK"

Professor Shigeru Kinoshita from The University of Kyoto, Japan after presenting the 2017 Coster lecture

Dr Mike Straiko from Dever's Eye Institute, Portland, Oregon USA after presenting the "DMEK Masterclass"

Attendees of the 2017 ANZCS meeting enjoying one of the exhibits at The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art


The next meeting will be held in Sydney, from February 23rd-24th. 2018.

Brisbane Organising Committee

Dr Peter Beckingsale
Dr Andrew Apel
Dr Sing-Pey Chow
Mr Nick Nuttall