Abstract Submission for OPAI Annual Conference, October 20-22, 2023, Hyderabad
Please submit abstracts for OPAI Awards, Free Papers, Posters, Cases, Video Films and Photographs using this abstract submission form.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Submission of abstracts will open on July 1 at 00:01AM and close on July 31 at 11:59 PM. There will be no extension of the deadline.

Abstract submission will be only online and using this Google Form.

OPAI membership is mandatory for the presenting author to submit an abstract for a competitive session. 

Abstracts by non-members will be considered ONLY for non-competitive presentations. 

Non-members can submit their OPAI membership form, pay the membership fee and then submit an abstract, without having to wait for confirmation of membership number. 

Details of OPAI membership process and the membership form are available at the link http://www.opai.in/membership-form.

Note: Each OPAI member can submit a maximum of two abstracts in each admissible category as a presenting author. Prior award winners should not submit again as first authors in the same award session.

Abstracts will be accepted for the following categories:
  1. OPAI BEST FREE PAPER AWARD SESSION FOR THE YOUNG OCULOPLASTIC SURGEON: Unpublished Original Free Paper in any field of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and related Oncology and Pathology, work done in India, presented by an OPAI member <40 years as on December 31, 2023
  2. OPAI BEST FREE PAPER AWARD SESSION: Unpublished Original Free Paper in any field of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery  and related Oncology and Pathology, work done in India, presented by an OPAI member.
  3. OPAI BEST FREE PAPER AWARD (ORBIT) SESSION: Unpublished Original Free Paper in Orbit and related Oncology and Pathology, work done in India, presented by an OPAI member.
  4. OPAI NON-COMPETITIVE FREE PAPER SESSION: Unpublished Original Free Paper in any field of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and related Oncology and Pathology, work done anywhere, presented by an OPAI member.
  5. OPAI BEST SCIENTIFIC POSTER AWARD SESSION: Scientific Poster, Unpublished Original Work in any field of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and related Oncology and Pathology, work done in India, presented by an OPAI member. Posters may be Physical or ePoster (will be informed at the time of selection) and may have a brief component of podium presentation.
  6. BEST CASE PRESENTATION AWARD SESSION: Unpublished Original Case in any field of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and related Oncology and Pathology, work done in India, presented by an OPAI member.
  7. OPAI BEST VIDEO AWARD SESSION: Video Film, Unpublished Original Work in any field of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and related Oncology and Pathology, work done in India, presented by an OPAI member. The duration of the video film should be limited to 8 minutes and must have a voice-over. Background music should be copyright-free. The Video film must be uploaded on a personal Google drive and a link with unrestricted access should be provided as part of the abstract.
  8. OPAI BEST PHOTOGRAPH AWARD: Photograph of exceptional quality and creativity, Original, Unpublished in any field of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and related Oncology and Pathology, work done in India, presented by an OPAI member. Specific categories are: a. Face, 2. Eyelids, 3. Ocular Surface, 4. Intraocular Tumors, 5. Orbit, 6. Lacrimal, 7. Imaging, 8. Creative. Please mention the specific image category in the abstract. A high-resolution photograph must be uploaded on a personal Google drive and a link with unrestricted access should be provided as part of the abstract. 
GENERAL GUIDELINES
  1. Abstract should have a title limited to 200 characters including spaces. DO NOT exceed the limit.
  2. Abstract should be limited to 1500 characters including spaces. DO NOT exceed the limit.
  3. Abstracts should be formatted under the headings - Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusion for Papers, Posters and Cases (Submission Categories 1-6)
  4. Abstracts should be formatted under the headings – Purpose, Synopsis and Google Drive Link (Video film or the Photograph must be uploaded on a personal Google drive and a link with unrestricted access should be provided as part of the abstract) for Videos and Photographs (Submission Categories 7-8). 
  5. Co-authors (excluding the presenting author) should not exceed 5. Please provide unique email ID and mobile number for each co-author.
  6. Each abstract should be submitted in a separate Google form online
  7. A presenting author can submit a maximum of two abstracts under each admissible category
  8. Expert judges may accept the abstracts in a category different  from the one submitted as appropriate- for example, an abstract submitted for a Paper may be acceptable as a Poster, or a Poster abstract may me more appropriate as a Case and vice versa.
  9. Prior award winners should not submit again as first authors in the same session.
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Are you a member of OPAI? 

If not, STOP and read further!

1. OPAI membership is mandatory for the presenting author to submit an abstract for a competitive session

2. Non-members can submit their OPAI membership form, pay the membership fee and then return to submit an abstract without having to wait for confirmation of the membership number. Details of OPAI membership process and the membership form are available at the link http://www.opai.in/membership-form

3. If you are NOT keen on becoming an OPAI member at this time, you may proceed to submit the abstract with the understanding that you will present in a non-competitive session if the abstract is accepted.
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Full Name of the Presenting Author (exactly as you would like in your certificate) *
e-mail ID of the Presenting Author *
Alternative e-mail ID of the Presenting Author *
Mobile Number of the Presenting Author *
WhatsApp Number of the Presenting Author *
Current Affiliation of the Presenting Author (mention the name of the hospital/institute, city, country) *
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Submission Category (Please read the abstract submission guidelines at the top of this form) *
Title of the Abstract (Limit to 200 Characters) *
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Limit to 1500 characters (including spaces)

Abstract for Papers, Posters and Case Presentation (Categories 1-6): Must be under the subheadings Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusion.

Abstracts for Videos and Photographs (Categories 7-8): Must be under the subheadings Purpose, Synopsis, and Google Drive Link. The Video film or the Photograph must be uploaded on a personal Google drive and a link with unrestricted access should be provided as part of the abstract.
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If you are submitting a video film or a photograph, please upload it on a personal Google drive and provide a link with unrestricted access
Name of Co-author 1 (exactly as you would like in your certificate)
e-mail ID of Co-author 1 
Mobile Number of Co-author 1 
Name of Co-author 2 (exactly as you would like in your certificate)
e-mail ID of Co-author 2
Mobile Number of Co-author 2
Name of Co-author 3 (exactly as you would like in your certificate)
e-mail ID of Co-author 3
Mobile Number of Co-author 3
Name of Co-author 4 (exactly as you would like in your certificate)
e-mail ID of Co-author 4
Mobile Number of Co-author 4
Name of Co-author 5 (exactly as you would like in your certificate)
e-mail ID of Co-author 5
Mobile Number of Co-author 5
Is the abstract that you are submitting original work of the authors and is unpublished? If not, please do not submit. *
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Do you have any financial interest in any of the materials and methods used in this study? If none, answer No. If Yes, please provide brief information. *
Have you already won an OPAI Award for Free Paper/Poster/Video/Photographs? If yes, please provide the details below. If no, Say No and proceed. *
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