UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Ophthalmology Exchange: Scientific Frontiers in Dry Eye Disease and Glaucoma

03 March 2017, 9:00 am–5:00 pm

Event Information


Wellcome Collection Event Spaces, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

This collaborative, educational, and interactive meeting is to be jointly hosted by Santen’s Medical Affairs function and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, and will be taking place on 3rd March 2017 at the Wellcome Trust, London.

This inaugural meeting will provide advanced clinical and scientific exchanges in the fields of dry eye disease and glaucoma, including plenary presentations and two breakout symposia. An interactive exhibition, using virtual reality technology, and case history discussion will also be available from 9am-5pm. In addition, Clinical and Research Fellows in Ophthalmology are invited to submit research as a poster presentation, which will be displayed during the event and judged – further details will be provided following confirmation of attendance.

Leading experts in Ophthalmology will be speaking and chairing throughout the day:

· Keynote Lecturer – Prof. Sir Peng Tee Khaw, of Moorfields Eye Hospital (London)

· Prof. Penny Asbell (New York, US)

· Dr Virginia Calder (London)

· Prof. Margarita Calonge (Spain)

· Prof. Francesca Cordeiro (London)

· Prof. David Crabb (London)

· Prof. Francisco Figueiredo (Newcastle)

· Prof Anat Galor (Miami, US)

· Prof. Ted Garway-Heath (London)

· Prof. Astrid Limb (London)

Overall, this meeting aims to be an opportunity for an exchange of knowledge and opinions between leading international experts and peers.

As spaces are limited, and in order to optimise the high-science discussions, the meeting is being aimed at Consultants, Research Fellows and Senior Registrars in Ophthalmology.

Visit http://www.ophthalmologyexchange.com/ to register your interest, or for any other queries please contact info@ophthalmologyexchange.com. Please note - there is no registration fee, as this meeting is fully sponsored by Santen.