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Submission Guidelines


  • Abstract submission is open online until Aug 30, 2024 (Friday) at

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English exclusively via the online abstract submission system. Submissions by post, email, fax or any other means will NOT be accepted.

  • AUTHORS – FIRST (PRESENTING) AUTHOR – The first author will be the presenting author. The first (presenting) author is expected to register and pay the full registration fee

  • Please provide an accurate email address for the first (presenting) author. Abstract submission results and abstract-related correspondence will be sent by email to the first author.

  • Please indicate the Corresponding Author by adding  “*” next to the Last Name e.g. Dr Tai-man Chan*

  • CO-AUTHOR(S) – Type in the names and affiliations as you would like them to appear in any publication. Please give the names in full for each of the co-authors. Initials are only accepted for middle names if any.

  • The ABSTRACT TITLE must be concise. Avoid using abbreviations in the title.

  • Abstract content (excluding title, authors, highest degrees and institutions) should include the following headings: PURPOSE, METHODS, RESULTS and CONCLUSIONS. The abstract must not exceed 250 words. Do not include graphs, tables, images or references in the abstract. Do not mention in the abstract the names of any affiliated institutes, academic institutions, hospitals, centers, etc. or names of any individuals involved in the study. Otherwise, the abstract will be rejected outright.

  • Define each abbreviation the first time it is used in the abstract by placing what it stands for in parentheses.

  • It is the author’s responsibility to submit an abstract with correct spelling and grammar. The Selection Committee, however, reserves the right to edit the abstract if it has significant spelling and grammatical mistakes.

  • Successfully submitted abstracts will be acknowledged with an electronic receipt including an abstract reference number, which should be quoted in all future correspondence. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 24 hours after submission, please contact the Congress Secretariat by email at .

  • The Selection Committee strongly recommends that authors submit their abstracts as early as possible in order to avoid a last-minute rush and system congestion. When the abstract is submitted, it can still be revised until Aug 30, 2024 (Friday). Kindly note that only the latest version will be reviewed.

  • Late submissions will NOT be considered.

  • Submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed by the Selection Committee. The review process is confidential and the decision is final.

  • Authors will be notified of the abstract selection results no later than Sept 15, 2024 (Wednesday).

  • Authors may be given the option to change the format of their presentation as a condition for acceptance.

  • The Organizer (The College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society) hold the copyright to all the materials presented at the Congress and may reproduce the materials in any form for distribution.

  • Please select the right category for the abstract.

  • Author with abstract accepted under poster category will need to submit E-posters, which should be in the format of one PowerPoint slide, consisting of Title, Objective(s), Methods, Results and Conclusions.

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