Visiting Professors

Annual GOSH Visiting Professors study day

"Visiting Professors Day" - Friday June 22nd

The annual GOSH Visiting Professors study day - open to all interested in paediatric ophthalmology/strabismus/visual development.

This years theme is “Man vs Machine” - the use of new technology in paediatric ophthalmology.

There is no fee for attendance but please register by email in advance with Bronwen Walters via

Venue: Postgraduate Lecture Theatre, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery,

Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG

Draft Programme:

08.30 Registration and Coffee

09.15 Introduction and Welcome

09.30 Dr Iain Livingstone (NHS Forth Valley, Falkirk)/ Mr Richard Bowman (GOSH): “Novel uses of smartphones in ophthalmology”

10.00 Dr Mariya Moosajee (GOSH/MEH/UCL): "The use of modern genomics in the delivery of personalised medicine”

10.30 Mr Rob Henderson (GOSH) : Advances in OCT imaging and their application to paediatric ophthalmology


11.00 Coffee


11.45 Mr Chien Wong : “Endoscopic vitrectomy for paediatric retinal diseases - the GOSH experience”

12.30 Sian Handley (GOSH): “Multimodality assessment of the visual pathways”


12.50 Lunch Break

13.30 Mr Juling Ong: “The use of 3D printing for customised craniofacial surgery”

14.00 Mr Peter Thomas (Cambridge/MEH): “Artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual reality and their potential use in ophthalmology”

14.30 Prof Robert MacLaren (Oxford University): “Advances in gene therapy treatment for retinal disease”


15.15 Mr Rob Barrow (Speccare) : 3D printing in the management of complex dispensing optometric problems

15.35 Faculty/Fellows: Case presentations


16.30 Close




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