Dr Sjakon G Tahija

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Founding Director and Vitreo-retinal Consultant

Klinic Mata Nusantara EyeCare

Indonesia

 

Dr Sjakon George Tahija is the Founder and Medical Director of KMN Eyecare, a national chain of eye-clinics in Indonesia, where he also serves as Vitreo-Retinal Consultant and Surgeon at one of the clinics. 

After completing his residency in ophthalmology at University of Indonesia, he attended a vitreoretinal fellowship under Professor Ian Constable at Lion’s Eye Institute. 

Since 2006, he has pioneered the use of anti-VEGF in the treatment of neonates with Aggressive Posterior Retinopathy of Prematurity (APROP) and published the results. 

He has also initiated, organized and chaired a biennial international event for Ophthalmologists in Bali, called BIOR (The Bali Ophthalmology Review).