The first keynote speakers at 100% Optical have been confirmed. Three leading experts from Moorfields Eye Hospital will speak on each of the three days of 100% Optical covering the latest advances in clinical management and surgical interventions for eye conditions, delivering a first class educational programme for ophthalmologists and optometrist.
Mr Romesh Angunawela is a full time Consultant Eye Surgeon at Moorfields and specializes in complex corneal disease, corneal transplantation surgery, cataract surgery and laser eye surgery. His keynote lecture will focus on the latest developments in refractive surgery. He received a doctorate (MD) from the University of London for his thesis on corneal wound healing after laser refractive surgery and has published nearly 50 scientific papers in peer reviewed medical journals, largely focusing on corneal surgery and laser vision correction.
Mr Julian Stevens will explore advances in cataract surgery and in particular femtophaco techniques. He is a consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital and has previously held roles as first Director of Refractive Surgery at Moorfields and Director of Cataract Teaching & Training. He has published in the areas of refractive, cataract surgery and anterior segment surgery and had patents issued in corneal, laser refractive surgery, femtosecond surgery.
Daniel M Gore
Mr Daniel M Gore, Corneal Fellow at Moorfields Eye Hospital, is currently undergoing subspecialty fellowship training in corneal and refractive. A previous recipient of the Royal Society of Medicine Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship, he spent 12 months recently volunteering in South Africa, focusing on ocular trauma and HIV-related eye disease. He is the 2013 Ian Collins Rayner Fellow, supporting a two-year research program investigating new interventions for keratoconus. His session will highlight new pathways in keratoconus management, including innovative restructuring of keratoconus management at Moorfields Eye Hospital, including establishing a dedicated optometrist-delivered Early Keratoconus Clinic and the UK's first nurse-led cross-linking service.
Further keynote speakers will be announced shortly.