Dear Friends,

On behalf of the Oculoplastics Association of India (OPAI), it is my great honour to extend a warm welcome to all the national and international delegates attending the 33rd Annual Conference of OPAI. The conference will take place in Hyderabad, the City of Pearls, from October 20 to 22, 2023.

We are excitedly anticipating faculty and delegates from India and around the world. This gathering of distinguished Oculoplastic surgeons, researchers will provide an unparalleled platform for knowledge sharing, idea exchange, and the sharing of best practices to advance the future of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive surgery.

The conference program is being meticulously designed to include a wide range of interactive lectures, workshops, and panel discussions, featuring the latest advancements, innovations, and breakthroughs in the field. Renowned professionals will present their groundbreaking studies and insights, stimulating thought-provoking discussions to enhance scientific practice.

Hyderabad, known for its rich history, delectable delicacies, and warm hospitality, serves as the perfect backdrop for this intellectually stimulating occasion. I encourage all esteemed delegates to explore the city's cultural treasures and immerse themselves in its extraordinary stories.

I extend my heartfelt gratitude to our Local Organizing Committee, led by Dr. Santosh G Honavar, for their tireless efforts in ensuring the resounding success of this conference. I also express appreciation to our sponsors and esteemed stakeholders for their unwavering support, which has been instrumental in making this event magnificent.

May this 33rd annual conference of OPAI serve as a catalyst for new collaborations, knowledge sharing, and professional growth, fostering lasting friendships and advancing the frontiers of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Aesthetics, Ocular Oncology, and Dacryology.

We eagerly await your presence in Hyderabad!

Warm regards,

Dr. Kasturi Bhattacharjee
Chairman Scientific Committee, OPAI (Scientific Program Coordinator)