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- Oculoplastic surgery
- Surgical retinal
Miss Cohen is one of the leading world experts in Ocular Oncology, having trained in the subject for over 10 years. After gaining as much experience as possible in the UK she spent one year in the leading Ocular Oncology centers in the USA including the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Memorial Sloane Kettering, New York and the MD Anderson in Texas. Miss Cohen was appointed as Consultant Clinical Lead for the London Ocular Oncology Service in 2009.
Areas of interest
Conjunctival and Choroidal Naevi;
Ocular Surface Tumours;
All Intraocular Tumours including Retinoblastoma;
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Full time Consultant Ocular Oncologist at
Moorfields Eye Hospital
St Bartholomew's Hospital
The Royal London Hospital
Uveal Melanoma and Naevi
Ocular Surface Tumours
Genetic basis of Ocular Tumours
Novel treatments for intraocular tumors
Management of Radiation Retinopathy
Choroidal nevi classification using swept source optical coherence tomography and infrared refle
ctance patterns at different wavelengths.
Adjuvant Dendritic Cell Vaccination in High-Risk Uveal Melanoma.
Ophthalmology. 2016 Oct
Extremely Invasive Conjunctival Melanoma.
Ophthalmology. 2016 Aug
Intravitreal bevacizumab monotherapy for choroidal neovascularisation secondary to choroidal osteoma.
Eye (Lond). 2016 Jun
Mesectodermal leiomyoma of the cilicary body presenting as anterior staphyoma.
Retinal Cases Brief Rep. 2016 Jun
Malignant transformation of a choroidal nevus in an eye treated for choroidal melanoma.
Retinal Cases Brief Rep. 2016 Apr
The Pediatric Choroidal and Ciliary Body Melanoma Study: A Survey by the European Ophthalmic Oncology Group.
Ophthalmology. 2016 Apr
Systemic Rituximab for Conjunctival Marginal Zone Lymphoma is not protective for subsequent disease development in the contralateral eye.
Int J Ophthalmol Clin Res 2015
Secondary Enucleations for Uveal Melanoma: A 7-Year Retrospective Analysis.
Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec
United Kingdom Uveal Melanoma Guideline Development Working Group.
Uveal Melanoma UK National Guidelines.
Published in European J Cancer. 2015 Nov and Melanoma Focus Jan 2015. NICE accreditation
Evaluation of Iris and Iridociliary Body Lesions with Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography versus Ultrasound B-Scan.
Br J Ophthalmol August 2015
Metabolic activity of primary uveal melanoma on PET/CT scan and its relationship with monosomy 3 and other prognostic factors. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014
Primary intraocular lymphoma.
Surv Ophthalmol. 2014
Prospective study of sentinel lymph node biopsy for conjunctival melanoma.
Cohen VM, Br J Ophthalmol. 2013
Choroidal naevi complicated by choroidal neovascular membrane and outer retinal tubulation.
Br J Ophthalmol. 2013
The use of strontium-90 Beta radiotherapy as adjuvant treatment for conjunctival melanoma.
Cohen VM. J Oncol. 2013
Uveal melanoma.J Skin Cancer. 2011
Treatment options for ocular adnexal lymphoma (OAL).Cohen VM. Clin Ophthalmol. 2009
Iodine I 125 plaque radiotherapy for vasoproliferative tumors of the retina in 30 eyes.
Cohen VM. Arch Ophthalmol. 2008
Vitreous seeding from retinal astrocytoma in three cases.Cohen VM.Retina. 2008
Ocular adnexal lymphoma. What is the evidence for an infectious aetiology?
Cohen VM, Br J Ophthalmol. 2008
Courses offered to GPs
I would be delighted to offer a free talks or a course to GPs
Please contact me if this is something you are interested in
- MA Natural Sciences Cambridge University 1989
- MB BChir Clinical Medicine Addenbrookes Clinical School 1992
- FRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2005
Reference number 4155681
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chair of Ocular Oncology MDT Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust 2015
- Clinical Lead for Ocular Oncology Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust 2013
- Vice President International Society of Ocular Oncology 2017
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Ophthalmology
International Society of Ocular Oncology
Ocular Oncology Group
National Guideline Development Group for Uveal Melanoma
British Eye Study Group
American Academy of Ophthalmology
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