Don’t want to miss this! How to reduce feelings of anxiety, after patients have been informed that enucleation surgery is required? On September 3 Mitchell Wilson from the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (Australia) will share the outcomes of the WAEH project Patient Enucleation Education.
One of the objectives of this project was to develop a sustainable education package on enucleation for patients and health care professionals that can provide the patient reliable and complete information on the surgery. The package will be uploaded on the WAEH knowledge hub for WAEH members. Free to use for WAEH members!!
The project has been lead by Mitchell together with colleagues from The Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Kellogg Eye Centre. Mitchell welcomes you all and will answer all of your questions.
Date: Thursday 3 September 2020 Time: 06:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) San Francisco morning time! 14.00 PM London time! Melbourne time: 23.00 PM!
Wilmer Eye Institute: #1 ophthalmology research program in the U.S
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Dutch BICAT study proves safety and effectiveness of immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery
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Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Understanding the impact of “hand‐holding volunteers” providing theatre support during surgery ‐ The patient perspective
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