The World Association of Eye Hospitals is the global association of eye hospitals. All member-hospitals are “centres of excellence” in ophthalmology. This means that they are all focused on delivering the best and most safe ophthalmic care.

The World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH) is the global umbrella body for the regional associations of eye hospitals, like the European Association of Eye Hospitals.


quote“The annual meeting of the WAEH was special and unexpected. As a physician, I was surprised to learn a great deal from this meeting not about scientific medical things but how to share ideas and improve our clinic and OR systems.   There are many common problems worldwide.  The exchange was excellent for better understanding and solutions of patient flow and efficiency.”
Christine C Nelson, MD, FACS
Bartley R Frueh, MD and Frueh Family Professorship in Eye Plastics and Orbital Surgery
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor of Surgery, Eye Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Section Chief, Eye Plastic, Orbital and Reconstructive Surgery
Kellogg Eye Center
University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems

Annual Meetings

  • 2018: USA. Dates: 6 – 9 June 2018
  • 2019: London, UK
  • 2020: Singapore combined with Malaysia
  • 2021: Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2022: Melbourne, Australia

Next meetings

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See you in Ann-Arbor - USA


The World Association of Eye Hospitals is a worldwide network of eye hospitals and is happy to welcome these eye hospitals as full members. All WAEH members are "centres of excellence" in the area of ophthalmology in their own country and focus on delivering the best and most safe ophthalmic care.

Attending the WAEH meeting in the USA in June next year? You can tell the support team of the WAEH you would like to attend via the registration form: REGISTER.

See you in June next year!

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