Manchester Royal Eye Hospital Bicentenary Conference a great success
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital has marked its Bicentenary year
with a hugely successful academic conference.
Over 400 participated, travelling from 23 countries, including
those as far-flung as New Zealand, to hear from prestigious
international speakers about the latest clinical and research
There were 125 invited speakers covering a range of topics
including paediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma, uveitis, retinal
disease and ophthalmic imaging.
Mr Nicholas Jones, consultant ophthalmologist and lead organiser
of the conference, said:
"The feedback we have had from the conference has been
overwhelmingly positive. In addition to showcasing the leading
clinical and research work performed at MREH, many prestigious
invited speakers, including MREH alumni, gave excellent lectures.
There were 128 free papers and posters submitted to a
conference which will be memorable not only because of its
scientific quality, but also because of its friendly atmosphere and
The next event to mark the bicentenary will be an Open Day on
October 21st, when the Eye Hospital will open its doors
to the public for exclusive tours of one of the world's great eye
For more information please visit www.mreh200.org.uk