Global eye care conference to be held in Dubai

Updated: Mar 29, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Dubai: Eye care professionals from 63 countries will take part in an international conference in Dubai in May.

Ophthalmic and optometry professionals will attend the Vision-X Dubai exhibition, which will be held during May 24-26.

Leading international companies will showcase latest medical ophthalmic, optometric and technical equipment and also focus on innovations and trends in eye wear fashion and accessories.

Trixee Loh, organiser of the programme, said: "Eye care is an increasingly important element in this region from a medical point of view with the prevalence of diseases such as diabetes."