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Meeting for Optometrists at the Royal Society of Medicine

We were delighted to host many of London’s leading optometrists (many of whom are good friends of the practice) at the Royal Society of Medicine for a talk by Mark and his consultant colleague, Mr Emanuel Ramos de Carvalho, Consultant Ophthalmologist in Neuro-Ophthalmology and Medical Retina, Moorfields Eye Hospital.  Mark hosted an interactive discussion on… Continue reading »


Meditation and Glaucoma

I attended the Moorfields International Glaucoma Symposium recently in London. Many interesting talks were delivered on a number of glaucoma topics at this two day conference. Although there was much that was interesting, the most original and novel lecture was on the benefits of meditation on glaucoma – this attracted a lot of interest. A… Continue reading »


New research from ARVO – The world’s largest eye research meeting

The ARVO Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of eye and vision researchers in the world, attracting over 11,000 attendees from more than 75 countries. I went to ARVO in Vancouver in May to present some of my own research and to sit on the panel for one of the sessions. ARVO is an excellent… Continue reading »


Aloha from Hawaii!

Aloha!  I recently attended the ARVO meeting in Hawaii. This is an annual meeting of eye research, devoted to vision and ophthalmology and is one of the largest conferences in the world. Having been in Baltimore last year (less popular), the venue was in Honolulu, Hawaii this May. I was one of about 10,000 delegates.… Continue reading »


The 11th Pan-Hellenic Vitreo-Retinal Meeting – and archeology…

I was invited to speak recently at the 11th Pan-Hellenic vitreo-retinal meeting, held in Athens. This was a welcome chance to catch-up with my many Greek friends and colleagues. Some I trained alongside and others I have helped train during their time spent at Moorfields. I was invited to oppose the motion of a debate… Continue reading »