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Cataract Surgery in Small Pupils: Building The Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Boris E. Malyugin, MD, PhD
ASCRS Opening General Session
Saturday, May 6, 2017
10 a.m. – noon

The Binkhorst Lecture

ASCRS established the Binkhorst Lecture and Medal to honor Cornelius D. Binkhorst for his pioneering work with intraocular lenses (IOLs). Each year since 1975, ASCRS has conferred the Binkhorst Medal on an individual whose career has made significant contributions to the science and practice of ophthalmology and established that person among the world’s most prominent ophthalmologists.

Biographical Information

Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, is Deputy Director General (R&D, Edu.) at the S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery State Institution (Moscow, Russia) and is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology.

He is the President of the Russian Society of Ophthalmologists and European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Board member, as well as the member of International Intraocular Implant Club and Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis.

Dr. Malyugin is an internationally recognized expert in the field of modern anterior segment surgery, establishing himself at the forefront of advanced cataract and anterior segment surgery by pioneering numerous techniques and technologies (including the Malyugin Ring for pupil expansion, Malyugin modified CTR for scleral fixation and some others).

He is well known for his educational activities in Russia and abroad. He is having multiple international awards and was invited to participate with lectures and live surgery sessions in numerous national and supranational meetings. Dr. Malyugin has published in the literature extensively, co-edited several books in different fields of ophthalmology, and contributed to the printed and video atlases of ophthalmic surgery and video Journal of cataract and refractive surgery.

He is a Chief Medical Editor of Ophthalmosurgery Journal (Russia) and Russian Eurotimes, also Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, Eurotimes, Ocular Surgery News, EyeWorld, Ophthalmologist and others.

Previous Lecturers

  • R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD, 2016
  • Donald T.H. Tan, FRCS, 2015
  • Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD, 2014
  • Nick Mamalis, MD, 2013
  • Randall J. Olson, MD, 2012
  • Abhay R. Vasavada, MS, FRCS, 2011
  • I. Howard Fine, MD, 2010
  • David F. Chang, MD, 2009
  • Edward J. Holland, MD, 2008
  • Steve C. Schallhorn, MD, 2007
  • Stephen S. Lane, MD, 2006
  • Graham D. Barrett, FRACO, 2005
Meeting Locations & Dates
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center
  • ASCRS Annual Meeting on Cataract and Refractive Surgery: April 13–17, 2018
  • ASOA Annual Meeting on Ophthalmic Practice Management: April 13–17, 2018
  • Technicians & Nurses Program: April 14–17, 2018
2017 Annual Meeting Highlights

More than 6,000 attendees arrived in Los Angeles May 5–9 for the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting. Check out this video to view highlights from the conference.