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Mr Wagih Aclimandos

Ophthalmology

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Specialises in

  • Paediatric
  • Surgical

About me

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon - Paed & Strabismus Lead
King’s College Hospital – London since 1992

National & International Awards and Roles:
- Awarded the International Council of Ophthalmology Golden Apple Medal 2017: This award is granted every other year in recognition of exceptional Regional contribution to Training, Teaching and Innovation
- Awarded the Peter Eustace Medal in Paris in May 2019 for contribution to Ophthalmology
- President Union Européenne de Médecins Spécialistes (UEMS) Ophth- Jan 2019
- President European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) - June 2019
- Executive Member / Treasurer (SOE)- 2015 -19
- Member of the European Academy of Ophthalmology – Elected September 2016
- Member of the Ethics Bureau/ World Society of Paediatric Ophth & Strabismus since 2016
- Chair EBO Subspecialty Exams since 2014
- FEOphth UK delegate since 2012 – Co-chaired annual Sessions at the SFO, the DOG and the SOI - Presentations from Seniors & Juniors from the UK, France, Germany, Italy & Spain
- President European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO) - 2011-13
- Chairman of the EBO Residency Review Committee – 2009-10
- President Ophthalmology section of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) UK - 2008-10
- Elected Honorary Member of the Union of Bulgarian Ophthalmologists – 2011
- Chairman of the Consultant Committee at King’s College Hospital - 2010 – 2012
- Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) at The Blackheath Hospital - 2002-12
- President Southern Ophthalmological Society (SOS) - 2007
- Council member Ophthalmology section of the RSM – 1997 - 2015
- SE Thames Regional study day Organiser – 2002 - 2014
- Lead Clinician for Ophthalmology King’s College Hospital - 2006-2010
Advisory Roles:
- Ophthalmology Adviser to BMI – Consultants Reference Group – 2013 - 16
- Ophthalmology Adviser to the Royal Society for Blind People RLSB – since 2013
- Ophthalmology Adviser to The Swinfen Telemedicine Charitable Foundation - since 2008
Royal College of Ophthalmologists past and present roles:
- South-East Regional representative on Council of the RCOphth 2007- 2013
- Chairman European sub-committee - since 2012
- Member of the RCOphth Examination and Professional Standards Committees - 2007-2013
- Member of the RCOphth Paediatric, International and European Sub-Committees - 2008-16
- Council member on the Lay Advisory Group of the RCOphth (2010-2013)
- College Tutor at King’s College Hospital – 1996 – 2006
- Chair of SE/SW Thames College Tutors 2004-2006
- RCOphth representative on NSPCC
- RCOphth UK representative on the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), the UEMS, the EBO and the SOE
Examiner Roles:
- Examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists – since 1998
- Examiner for the EBOD - since 2007
- Chair EBO Subspecialty Exams – since 2014 – The concept of subspecialty exams was my initiative as EBO President. The first such exams worldwide
Publications & Editing:
- Forty six Peer-reviewed publications
- Over 100 Presentations at National and International meetings
- I have contributed to the latest Editions of the following volumes of the American Academy of Ophthalmology BCSC series of Textbooks:
“ Fundamentals of Ophthalmology”
“ Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus” (Last two Editions)
“ Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery”
“ Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery”
- Kanski – Clinical Ophthalmology (3rd Edition) - Strabismus & Paediatric Ophth chapters
Education & Training:
- “Collège de la Sainte Famille” – French Jesuit School – Cairo, Egypt – 1957- 1970
- Ein-Shams Medical School – Cairo, Egypt – 1970 – 1976
- Ophthalmic SHO, Central Middlesex and King’s College (London); Registrar, Queen’s Medical Centre (Nottingham), Resident Medical Officer, Moorfields Eye Hospital and Joint Senior Registrar at King’s College, Moorfields and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (London) – 1981-1991
- Fellowship in

Areas of interest

Paediatric ophthalmology; Cataract; Strabismus ('squint'); Corneal Diseases; Eye - external disorders; Glaucoma

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Procedures completed

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (5-50)

    BMI The Blackheath Hospital (1-5)

  • C6230

    Laser iridotomy - (1-5)

  • C1532

    Correction of trichiasis by electrolysis/diathermy/cryotherapy/laser - (1-5)

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (1-5)

  • C3780

    Injection of botulinum toxin into extraocular or periocular muscles - (1-5)

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