Louisa Wickham was appointed a consultant at Moorfields in 2009. She is a vitreoretinal surgeon with a particular interest in the management of diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment and lens dislocation surgery. She has a research degree in the surgical management of retinal detachment and post-operative scarring. Louisa was appointed chief surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital in 2019 and during this time oversaw the Trust response to the COVID pandemic and initial recovery including COVID surgical pathways and the Moorfields Cataract Drive. She was appointed medical director of Moorfields in 2020. Louisa has held a number of leadership roles in the NHS and works with the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Royal Society of Medicine to promote clinical leadership for doctors at all stages of their training. In 2022, Louisa was appointed the first national clinical director of ophthalmology; this exciting new role was developed to provide national clinical leadership for the transformation of eye care recognising the increased burden of disease and the need to develop new pathways to reduce the risk of irreversible visual loss.
26-Feb-2024Main StageManagement options for the unstable lens - a vitreoretinal perspective