Moorfields patient receives world’s first 3D printed eye

Moorfields patient receives world’s first 3D printed eye

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A Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust patient will be the first person in the world to be supplied solely with a fully digital 3D printed prosthetic eye on 25 November 2021. He first tried his eye on 11 November alongside a traditional acrylic prosthetic. By going home on 25 November...

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WAEH 🌍 | Newsletter November 2021

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WAEH Brainstorm MeetingCommunications in Eyehospitals worldwide Date: 25 November 2021Time: 13.00 Central European TimeAre you a communication specialist and working in one of the member-eyehospitas? Please join and share ideas about patient communications, international communication,...

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WAEH 🌍 | Newsletter October 2021

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WAEH Webinar BIG DATA? The Impact on Eyecare Date: 14 OctoberTime: 13.00 Central European Summer TimeFrom 14.00-14.30 : Meet the ChairModerator: Maaike van Zuilen Presenters Aier Eye Hospital Group (China) – Professor ZhengWang Chief Director of Aier Refractive...

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Big Data in Healthcare

Webinar: Impact of BIG data on Eyecare?

14 October 2021 – Thursday  Webinar: What is the Impact of BIG data on Eyecare?  Hosted by The WAEH  Time: 13.00 Central European TimeModerator: Maaike van Zuilen Presenters Aier Eye Hospital Group (China) – Professor Zheng Wang Chief...

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Treatment for geographic atrophy (a major cause of vision loss in patients with ‘dry’ AMD) a step closer after artificial intelligence breakthrough by Moorfields/UCL

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A team led by Dr Konstantinos Balaskas at Moorfields Eye Hospital Reading Centre has developed a fully automated, deep-learning model (algorithm) that can detect and quantify geographic atrophy using standard optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans. The algorithm will be hugely beneficial to clinicians...

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WAEH 15th Annual Meeting September 2021

WAEH 15th Annual Meeting September 2021

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8 September 2021 During the annual meetings members have the opportunity to collaborate and exchange information and knowledge about all kinds of topics. Good examples of this include improving the efficiency in the service given to patients and continuous development...

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Eye Care Hub - FutureNHS Collaboration Platform

Launch of the new Eye Care Hub website

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 The National Eye Care Recovery and Transformation Programme (NECRTP) brings together teams across NHS England and NHS Improvement, NHSX and NHS Digital to support delivery of whole pathway improvement and transformation of eye care for patients.  We aim to:  Support the immediate,...

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WAEH Newsletter – July 2021

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Call for Abstracts now open! The 15th Annual WAEH meeting: 8 September 2021  Because of the ongoing global coronapandemic, the WAEH board has decided to organize The 15th Annual WAEH Meeting online. The meeting will be hosted by the St Erik Eye Hospital (Sweden) and the...

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WAEH Newsletter – June 2021

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WAEH Webinar: Thursday 24 June Pediatric Eye Care – Coping with The Covid Pandemic in Eye Hospitals worldwide Moderated by:Dr. Christine C. Nelson, MD, Board member of the WAEH Dr. Christine C. Nelson, MD, FACSKellogg Eye Center – Ann Arbor, USABartley R. Frueh, M.D. and...

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2021 – Call for project proposals

Each year 2 to 3 projects are led by our member eye hospitals to help shape and improve ophthalmic care on a global scale. Each project can be budgeted with a budget of 7.500 euro. This is paid from the fees of the WAEH membership. We would like to invite you again to share your project ideas. Current...

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Wilmer Eye Institute | Newsletter

 Dear friends and colleagues,   As the number one ophthalmology research program in the nation, Wilmer led last week’s annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) with more than 80 Wilmer and Johns Hopkins affiliates presenting – including Peter Campochiaro,...

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Tele-ophthalmology Takes Hold

Adrienne Scott, M.D. During the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve all had to modify the way we do things in order to minimize exposure to the virus. At the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine, clinicians and researchers have found that some of these modifications have brought unexpected benefits....

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Get to Know Dr. Mona Kaleem

One way or another, Mona Kaleem has been caring for glaucoma patients all her life. Growing up, Kaleem witnessed how glaucoma affected multiple generations of her paternal family. Seeing the effects of the disease on her family members inspired her to pursue a career as an ophthalmologist with a...

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WAEH Newsletter – May 2021

Call for Abstracts now open! The 15th Annual WAEH meetingStockholm, Sweden5 – 8 September 2021 Looking far and beyond – Learning from other industries and from our peersHost: St. Erik Eye Hospital WAEH 15th Annual Meeting themes: 2021 – Forward together – Developing...

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Dr. Martin Kuper

Moorfields appoints new chief executive

Dr. Martin Kuper has been appointed as the New Chief Executive of Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Martin will join Moorfields from London Northwest University Healthcare NHS Trust, where he is currently deputy chief executive for transformation and chief medical officer. Martin...

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WAEH Newsletter – April 2021

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The University Eye Clinic (Maastricht, The Netherlands) – Full member Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary (Chicago, USA) – Associate Member Triemli City Hospital, Department of Ophtalmology (Zürich, Switzerland) – Associate member WAEH...

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WAEH Chair Talks – Episode 3

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WAEH Meet the Chair With University Eye Clinic Maastricht (The Netherlands). Prof. Dr. Carroll Webers, Head & Chairman at the University Eye Clinic – part of the Maastricht University Medical Center from Maastricht, The Netherlands and Frank Biggelaar (University Eye Clinic Maastricht)...

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WAEH Chair Talks – Episode 2

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WAEH Meet the Chair With The Orenburg branch of S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution (Russia). Dr. Alexander Chuprov from Orenburg branch “Eye Microsurgery” (Russia) met with Anders Boman (WAEH Chair), Wim Oosterom (Advisor to the WAEH board) and Maaike van Zuilen (Global lead...

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Thursday 20 May 2021 Webinar | Education in Eye Hospitals

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Hosted by The WAEH Patient Centered Design “Moorfields Education has designed six educational experiences to empower patients living with AMD, glaucoma and uveitis. They have been developed using patient centered design, where input from patients has been included from beginning to end....

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22 April 2021 Webinar | Robotic Eye Surgery

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Hosted by The WAEH Date: Thursday 22 April Time:  7.00 AM CST – Mexico City (Mexico) 9.00 AM EDT – New York, Ann Arbor (USA) 10.00 AM CLST – Santiago (Chile) 2.00 PM BST – London (UK)3.00 PM CEST – Rotterdam (The Netherlands) 3.00 PM CEST – Stockholm (Sweden)8.00...

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WAEH Newsletter – March 2021

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WAEH Webinar: Thursday 25 March WAEH Webinar: New Injection Facility Intravitreal Injections Time:  06:00 AM Ann Arbor, Baltimore11.00 AM London12.00 AM Stockholm, Rotterdam19.00 PM – Singapore, Kuala Lumpur22.00 PM – Melbourne In these extremely challenging and difficult...

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Welcome to our New WAEH Members!

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The WAEH welcomes three New Members! The Maastricht University Clinic for Ophthalmology (Maastricht, The Netherlands) Full Member Welcome: The Maastricht University Clinic for Ophthalmology from Maastricht, The Netherlands! The Maastricht University Clinic for Ophthalmology aims to...

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WAEH Newsletter – February 2021

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18 February 2021 WAEH Webinar – The Patient Voice Patient Storytelling at MeetingsRenee Chmielewski, Manager Planning & Patient Experience, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, AustraliaEvaluation of The Patient Experience within the Glaucoma and Medical Retina...

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WAEH Chair Talks – Episode 1

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WAEH Meet the Chair Dr. Vinay from the Suraj Eye Institute met with us online to present and tell us all about the Institute’s wonderful work and ambitions! We’d like to invite all of our WAEH members to a one-on-one meeting with our new chair Anders Boman! Register for the WAEH Chair Talks with...

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WAEH Newsletter January 2021

WAEH Newsletter – January 2021

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New chairWAEH executive board Anders Boman – CEO St. Erik Eye Hospital The WAEH welcomes Anders Boman – CEO St. Erik Eye Hospital – Sweden as the new chair of the WAEH executive board! We would also like to share a HUGE THANK YOU to David Probert, CEO of Moorfields,...

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Member meeting agenda Thursday January 21

Member meeting agendaThursday January 21 After the webinar about Different models of Eye Care – From Satellites to Community Outreach the Member Meeting will take place.  Date: Thursday 21 January 2021Time:  06:00 AM Ann Arbor, Baltimore 11.00 AM London 12.00 AM Stockholm, Rotterdam 19.00 PM – Singapore,...

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WAEH Newsletter – December 2020

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Webinar 21 January 2021 Different models of Eye CareFrom Satellites to Community Outreach 21 January 2021 – first webinar of 2021! Topic: Different models of Eye Care – From Satellites to Community Outreach. An Ly from the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital will tell you more about: An...

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New Year Message

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A virtual hug and warm wishes are coming to you! ? We hope to see you in 2021 ? – the WAEH team ? Date: 24 december 2020

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