2021: SOCS #4 (SOA-England)

On Saturday November 6th 2021 SOA-England hosted a 90 minute symposium on the posterior segment of the eye.

The meeting was chaired by Mr Jonathan Than, FRCOphth. Eye Lead, iYouth

We were joined by 60 colleagues from around the world.



Welcome: Surgeon Rear-Admiral Lionel Jarvis, CBE, KStJ, FRCR, DL, SOA Patron

Introduction: Mr Jonathan Than, Chair, and St John Hospitaller for the Greater London CPG.

Update on Boston Event, SOA-USA: Mr David Pyott, CBE. Hospitaller of the Priory of St John in the USA

OCT for Retinal Disease – Extraordinary and Indispensable! Professor Lyndon da Cruz, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London,  & Director, SOA Ltd (12  mins, 3 mins discussion)

Case #1: Jerusalem: Vitrectomy in the context of complex pathology. Dr Samiha Shweiki (7  mins, 3 mins discussion)

Artificial Intelligence and the Retina – a New Future? Professor Adnan Tufail, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (12  mins, 3 mins discussion)

Clinical Research Coordinator – A new role for SJEHG. Dr. Salam Iriqat (5  mins)

Case #2: Gaza: Pneumatic displacement for traumatic macular displacement. Dr Mahmooud Ghonaim (7  mins, 3 mins discussion)

An Update on our retinal genetics work in Jerusalem: Dr Ala’a Talbishi (5 mins)

Postgraduate support for the Eye Hospital of St John: Mr David H Verity, Hospitaller (3  mins)


~ Close of meeting ~ 

One St John

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