SASCRS CONGRESS

About

SASCRS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President

Dr Daniel Kritzinger

Imm past president

 Dr Frik Potgieter

Member

Dr Marissa Willemse

Secretariat

Mrs Christi Truter

PAST CONGRESSES

SASCRS 2021 - Cape Town
SASCRS 2019 - Sandton Johannesburg
SASCRS 2017 - Durban
SASCRS 2015 - Cape Town
SASCRS 2013 - Livingston, Zambia
SASCRS 2011 - Durban
SASCRS 2009 - Sandton, Johannesburg
SASCRS 2008 - Regional Meetings
SASCRS 2007 - Cape Town
SASCRS 2006 - Regional Meetings
SASCRS 2005 - Durban
SASCRS 2004 - Regional Meetings
SASCRS 2003 - Sun City, Pilanesberg
SASCRS 2002 - Regional Meetings
SASCRS 2001 - Cape Town
SASCRS 2000 - Regional Meetings
SASCRS 1999 - Durban
SASCRS 1997 - Sun City, Pilanesberg
SASCRS 1993
SASCRS 1991
SASCRS 1989
SASCRS 1987

Name changed to Southern African Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

SASCRS 1986

Affiliated to IIIC

SASCRS 1985

First Congress, 25-26 October, at the Sandton Sun Hotel, Johannesburg
Keynote speakers: Dr Dennis Shepard and Dr John Wiesel
Attended by 80 South African delegates

First Honorary member Dr Edward Epstein, SA Pioneer of lens implantation

Affiliated to ASCRS

SASCRS 1983

First AGM held in Durban 21 March

SASCRS 1982

South African Intra Ocular Lens Society (SAIOLS)
On 24 November this Society was inaugurated in Johannesburg with 36 founder members

SASCRS HONORARY MEMBERS

Mr Peter Choyce
Maurice John MD

James Hays MD
Prof Harold Stein MD

Dr Robert (Bob) A Trope
Howard Fine MD

Hideharu Fukasaku MD
Klaus Ditzen MD

Michael Knorz MD
John Corboy MD

Prof Andries A Stulting (2017)
Dr Asher Saks (2019)

HONORARY MEMBERS: IN MEMORIAM

Dr Edward Epstein (The first Honorary Member, elected 1985)

Charles Casebeer MD

Dennis Shepard MD

Dr Hubrecht Brody (Honorary member 2015)

Dr Marius Pretorius (Honorary member 2013)

Spencer Thornton MD

AFFILIATIONS