The «White Nights» International Ophthalmology Congress is Russia's leading event for local, regional (former Soviet Union countries), and international Ophthalmology professionals.
The Congress, founded by the Chair of Ophthalmology, St. Petersburg Medical University and the Regional Association of Ophthalmologists, is devoted to the new technologies of treatment for glaucoma; cataract surgery; corneal and conjunctival dystrophic-degenerative disease treatment; neuro-ophthalmology; pharmaceutical and surgical treatment of retinal and choroidal vascular disease; orbital pathology; refraction surgery; vision correction and other therapeutic, technological and research aspects of the modern Ophthalmology.
The Congress takes place annually in St. Petersburg, Russia, in late May, during the White Nights arts festival, a spectacular tourist attraction.
Lasting about a week, the Congress programme is rich with lectures featuring the World's Ophthalmology opinion leaders, various training sessions and entertainment.
Every year the Congress attracts well above 1 500 participants from all over Russia, former USSR, Europe, Middle East and Americas.
The conference exhibition is the main flagship event in the region for most major pharmaceutical andmedical device companies.