This year REH Colloquium 2018 will focus on forging through challenging scenarios that cataract surgeons face, both in terms of difficult and complicated cataracts, as well as forging through challenges of providing customized and enhanced visual solutions for patients.

We are proud to host our star Guest Faculty – Dr Fernando Trindade, MD, PhD from Brazil.

Dr Fernando Trindade is a world-renowned surgeon and teacher, par excellence. He is known for his superlative surgical skill and managing complicated cataracts. He is also a master teacher and innovator. His surgical skills and videos have been recognized by all International Ophthalmic Societies over the years.

Don’t Miss this Surgical Extravaganza!

Looking forward to See You

Team REH

Dr. Abhay Vasavada
Dr. Fernando Trindade


  • Surgical Demonstrations in 3D
  • Tackling the Unexpected - Complications of Cataract Surgery
  • Difficult Cataracts - Taking outcomes to the next level
  • Forecasting the Future - Preparing for 2030
  • Customizing Cataract Surgery - Techniques, Technologies and IOLs for the new age cataract surgeon
  • “The Grand Guild” - Video Competition
  • “A Moment in Time” - Photography Competition
  • “Caught On a Sticky Wicket” - Get a take from surgeons around the world, in this interesting case-based session
  • “The Indigenous Ophthalmologist” - Innovator’s session
  • What I did New in the Last Year

Date: 15nd - 16rd September, 2018

VENUE: Hotel Hyatt Regency, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad


REH Colloquium is a stage for you to showcase your experiences and skills in a more creative fashion through the Grand Guild Video Competition and the Photography Competition. The ones with the best pieces in the respective competition will be awarded. The details of the competition are given below:

1. ‘The Grand Guild’ Video Competition

We invite you to submit your video that highlights a surgical pearl or a complicated case management, that you feel will provide useful tips to the attendees. Of all the submissions, the top few will be selected for presentation. If a video is selected, the presenting author is required to present his/her video, which will be followed by a brief discussion / feedback by the judges. Top Two Video Presenters will be awarded prizes!

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Duration: Not to exceed 5 minutes (please edit your video to bring out only the relevant aspects)
  2. Format: MPEG or MPEG-2 on DVD
  3. Mention the Title of the Video, Name of the authors and Institute affiliation at the beginning of the video
  4. Please send your videos on a DVD or Pendrive, latest by 15th August, 2018 to the following address:

Ms Zankhana Pandya

Raghudeep Eye Hospital, Behind Shreeji Complex, Gurukul Road, Ahmedabad – 380052
Phone: +91 982 570 0378 OR send it via ‘’ to

2. ‘A Moment in Time’ Photography Competition

After last year‘s grand success of the photography competition, we are anticipating an even better participation for Colloquium 2018. With this exciting note, we invite you to submit digital photographs in 3 categories, namely:

1. Candid Moments

(Last year’s winners shown below): ‘Feeding Birds’ by Dr. Avinash Ingole
‘Innocence’ by Dr. Ashish Gajjar

2. Colourful Scapes

‘Town Ready to Sleep’ by Dr. Samir Mehta
‘Reflections’ by Dr. Samir Mehta

3. The Eye

‘Boston KPro - A Boon’ by Dr. Tanvi Madia
‘Cataract in Cave’ by Dr. Chandresh Tarpara

The judges will shortlist the best pictures from these submissions for print and display during the meeting. The winner in each category will be judged by a Professional Photographer.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Only one entry per person per category
  2. All images must be in high resolution JPEG format (up to a maximum image size of 7MB) at a minimum of 300 dpi
  3. Please provide a TITLE that describes your picture
  4. Deadline for submission is 15th August, 2018
  5. Send the photographs via ‘’ to with your full name, title of photo & category


To participate, register & pay online at or
send a Cheque / DD of Rs.1000/- in favour of Raghudeep Eye Clinic LLP.


  • 1) Beneficiary: Raghudeep Eye Clinic LLP
  • 2) Name of Bank: ICICI Bank Ltd.
  • 3) Branch: Ashram Road, Ahmedabad
  • 4) Account No.: 018905009565
  • 5) IFSC code: ICIC0000189
  • 6) Registration Fees: Rs.1000/-