Interested in sports during the Annual Meeting? The city of Melbourne is a vibrant food, sport and art capital. For those of you who are interested in sport, there are a number of activities you can do whilst on your trip.
If you’re a fan of tennis you can book a court at Melbourne Park and play where Australian Open competitors trained, or if you are interested in Formula 1 you can visit the Grand Prix Track in Albert Park.
Do Australian sports pique your interest? The remarkable Melbourne Cricket Ground hosts the Australian Sports Museum where you can learn about all things cricket, Australian football and the Olympics. Alternatively, if you’re a keen runner or walker, the iconic ‘Tan Track’ that runs around the Botanic Gardens will provide you with the perfect breathe of fresh air.
The 17th annual meeting of the WAEH is approaching! From October the 10th till October the 14th we will visit the The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital from Melbourne and the Sydney Eye Hospital and the Chatswood Private Hospital from Sydney. We will be talking about Quality and Safety in Eye Care, Innovation, Philanthropy, Sustainability, and Workforce!
The Rotterdam Eyehospital and Erasmus MC invest in eye research and future care
The Departments of Ophthalmology and Radiology & Nuclear Medicine of Erasmus MC and Het Rotterdams Oogheelkundig Instituut (ROI) of Het Oogziekenhuis Rotterdam are jointly establishing the Eye Image Analysis Group Rotterdam. The collaboration makes scientific research possible by combining knowledge about image analysis of the eye. The eye is the only place in the human […]
Experts from 37 eye hospitals around the globe shared knowledge and expertise about eye care advances, research, and safety at the World Association of Eye Hospitals’ (WAEH) 17th annual meeting in Australia. Innovation in eye hospitals, quality in eye care, workforce issues, sustainability, philanthropy, and the important topic of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) were […]
Same-day bilateral cataract surgery – breaking down the barriers
WAEH Webinar The Netherlands is a leading country in providing same-day bilateral cataract surgery as a treatment for cataracts. In a large study (coordinated by the University Eye Clinic Maastricht) involving 865 patients in 10 hospitals in the Netherlands, it has been shown that same-day bilateral cataract surgery is safe, effective and cost-effective. This study […]
Free Australian-first app reminds patients when to have eyedrops
A smartphone eye drop app developed by a junior doctor aims to improve compliance and clinical outcomes by reminding patients and their carers when to instil their eyedrops. Launched in October, the Sydney Eyedrop planner and reminder application triggers reminders when eye drops are due and also tracks eye drop use. It is designed for the public to […]
WAEH Webinar about Same-day bilateral cataract surgery – breaking down the barriers
Register now for the WAEH Webinar about Same-day bilateral cataract surgery – breaking down the barriers on 20 December 2023! The Netherlands is a leading country in providing same-day bilateral cataract surgery as a treatment for cataracts. In a large study (coordinated by the University Eye Clinic Maastricht) involving 865 patients in 10 hospitals in […]