We are delighted to welcome you in China to the 11th WAEH Annual Meeting!
The 11th annual meeting of the WAEH will be hosted by the Tianjin
Medical University Eye Hospital from Tianjin, China from June 14 till
June 17, 2017.
The questions that crop up in all of our eye hospitals cover more or
less the same issues. How do we deal with the ageing workforce, cut-
backs and the vitality of older employees? How do we deal with
technology, BIG data, machine learning in eyecare? How can we make a
career in healthcare more attractive for young people? And also: how can
employees become more exible, so that they can continually adapt in the
dynamic world of constantly changing healthcare needs?
In addition to discussing the latest breakthroughs each year, the
Annual Meeting aims to set the landscape and give you the platform to
plant the seeds for the next disruptive technologies in eye hospitals
worldwide. This is done by not only strengthening the traditional
relationships of those that work hand in hand, but also by initiating
new conversations among individuals and organizations that may not
normally cross paths. These unlikely intersections are typically where
things get interesting…
To this end, the Annual Meeting offers numerous networking
opportunities throughout the three days. Attendees won’t want to miss
our signature Wednesday reception, which will be hosted this year in the
Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital (Tianjin, China).
Wilmer Eye Institute: #1 ophthalmology research program in the U.S
As the #1 ophthalmology research program in the U.S., Wilmer Eye Institute has a big presence at the nation’s biggest ophthalmology research meeting. Here’s a look at what some Wilmer presenters will be talking about at ARVO 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avb_UrZGLRU
International Schwartz Rounds: looking for panelists
During the coronapandemic the WAEH together with the team from Moorfields organized two webinars about the Schwartz Rounds. This year we would like to organize these rounds again and are looking for panelists! Schwartz Rounds provide a structured forum where all staff, clinical and non-clinical, come together regularly to discuss the emotional and social aspects […]
Dutch BICAT study proves safety and effectiveness of immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery
Image caption: “in ISBCS, transparant eye patches are used (right picture) instead of a non-transparant eye patch in DSBCS (left picture)” News from our full member: University Eye Clinic Maastricht, the Netherlands Immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS) offers comparable safety and efficacy to delayed sequential bilateral cataract surgery (DSBCS), according to a major Dutch […]
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Understanding the impact of “hand‐holding volunteers” providing theatre support during surgery ‐ The patient perspective
News from our founding member: Moorfields Eye Hospital The majority of cataract, and some glaucoma eye surgeries is undertaken using local anaesthetic and can be uncomfortable for patients and make them feel anxious. This can be very unpleasant and cause anxiety in patients. Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust uses volunteers in a “hand‐holding” role to provide comfort […]
Olena Kurylo was blinded in her right eye when a missile destroyed her apartment block in the opening hours of Russia’s brutal invasion last month. […] She was in danger of developing a fatal infection from her wounds. It was clear that Olena needed urgent surgery – but first she had to escape what had […]