Microsurgery was very new in the 1970s. APAO held the very first Microsurgical Teaching Workshop as part of its program for Continuing Education. The workshop was conducted by Prof. Saiichi Mishima (Japan), Dr. Arthur Lim (Singapore), Prof. Ian Constable (Australia), and Dr. Ian Robertson (Australia).

Ophthalmologists learned microsurgery by practicing
on animal’s eyes.
Microsurgical workshops taken place at the Congress.
Teaching sessions.