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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Miss Maino studied Medicine at University of Bari, Italy, obtaining a first class honours degree in 1998. She then worked as Glaucoma Research Fellow at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London in 1999-2000, before completing specialist training in Manchester (2001-2008). In 2008, she undertook an internationally renowned fellowship in Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital under Mr JP Lee, Miss G Adams and Prof A Moore. She started working as Consultant at Stepping Hill Hospital in 2009 where she has been appointed to develop and lead a specialist Strabismus and Paediatric service. Miss Maino moved to Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2016.
Miss Maino is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with extensive expertise in treating adult and paediatric ocular motility problems (double vision, strabismus (squint), abnormal head posture, reading difficulties/dyslexia) with surgical, medical and optical treatments. Miss Maino has also a special interest in diagnosing and treating acquired problems (e.g. caused by thyroid eye disease, direct trauma, road accidents, stroke, cancer treatment) both in the field of eye movement and perception of images.
She has an interest in medical education and research, actively participating to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes as organiser, lecturer and trainer. She is a member of the International committee and of the Educational committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and she is the Lead for New Consultants.
She has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers in international journals. She regularly reviews and presents papers at national and international conferences.
She is a UK Delegate of the European Board of Ophthalmology and she contributes in setting standards for paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus exams with the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), and the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO).
Areas of interest
ophthalmology; eyes; lazy eye; amblyopia; optic nerve, neuritis; cataract; cataract surgery; squint; strabismus; adjustable strabismus surgery; children; paediatric ophthalmology; double vision; neuro-ophthalmology; blurred vision; visual disturbances; lid lesion; unequal pupils;droopy eyelid
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Eye Surgeon at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital
Lead of Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology service, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Italian - Native or bilingual
- German - Conversational
please see website annamaino.com for comprehensive list
Courses offered to GPs
From anklebiters to Beliebers - common paediatric eye problems
- FEBO European Board of Ophthalmology 2006
- FRCOphth Royal College Ophthalmologists 2009
- Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Moorfields Eye Hospital, London 2009
Reference number 4664053
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Lead for New consultants - Education committee Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London 2017
- International committee Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London 2016
- Royal College Tutor for Ophthalmology Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- FRCOphth, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)
European Strabismus Association (ESA)
British Isles Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association (BIPOSA)
European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO)
Moorfields Alumni Association
North of England Ophthalmology Society
- BMI Alexandra, Cheadle
- 09:30 - 12:30
- 07880 496896
- Optegra Manchester (over 16 only)
- 13:30 - 15:30
- 0161 240 0700
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