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 make complete ophthalmic care available at an academic level to all of South Limburg. In the University Clinic for Ophthalmology Maastricht, patients can count on expert, fast and patient-friendly treatment.
Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary (Chicago, USA) Associate Member
Welcome: Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary from Chicago, U.S.A.! The Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary is specialized in Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. It is the only center in Illinois to offer implanted artificial retina that lets patients with very low or no vision to see shapes and movement.
Research in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences contributes to a greater understanding of the visual process and the causes of vision loss. For more than 150 years, the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary has provided the highest standards of excellence in innovative eye care and eye research. In addition, they are teaching the next generation of ophthalmologic specialists.
Triemli City Hospital, Department of Ophtalmology (Zürich, Switzerland) Associate Member
Welcome: The Ophthalmology Department of Triemli City Hospital from Zürich, Switzerland. The Ophthalmology Department of Triemli City Hospital offers the whole spectrum of the modern Eye surgery and is one of the largest Injection clinics in Switzerland. They offer the whole spectrum of the most modern Eye surgery and are one of the largest Injection clinics in Switzerland. The treatment spectrum ranges from diseases of the eyelids, cornea and conjunctiva to diseases of the retina and the optic nerve to strabismus treatment and children’s ophthalmology. As a pure referral clinic, we examine, advise and treat patients with rare diseases, complex clinical pictures or the most severe cases, including hereditary diseases, eye-endangering infections and tumors of the eye and the eye socket.
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 Director of Aier Refractive Academic Committee Big Data Analysis Report on Myopia Surgery in China MarketOn May 23rd, Aier […]
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
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 providing care for patients with geographic atrophy (GA), who will need a […]
Friday 10th December 2021 Webinar | The wider impact on people’s lives following the Covid 19 pandemic
Hosted by The WAEH Moderator: Maaike van Zuilen, Global Lead, WAEH What is a Schwartz Round? Schwartz Rounds provide a structured forum where all staff, clinical and non-clinical, come together to discuss the emotional and social aspects of working in healthcare. The purpose of Rounds are to understand the challenges and rewards that are intrinsic […]
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 of patient pathways. Since the establishment of the WAEH in 2007 in Rotterdam, the WAEH […]
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, rapid recovery of eye care services Prevent unnecessary, irreversible sight loss and improve access […]