Michel Michaelides archive

Michel Michaelides is Professor of Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital in the departments of Medical Retina, Inherited Eye Disease and Paediatric Ophthalmology; and is a Department of Health funded Professor at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. He is a recipient of a career development award from the Foundation Fighting Blindness (USA) – an award which is rarely given to non-US applicants; and has gained membership of the highly prestigious Macula Society in the USA.

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Blogs about Mr Michaelides

If you suffer from genetic eye disease you should see Professor Michel Michaelides

If you suffer from a genetic eye disease, you should see Professor Michel Michaelides, a consultant ophthalmic surgeon and international expert in inherited retinal disease. Professor Michaelides works in both the NHS, at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and at Clinica London, where his clinic runs on Thursday afternoons. The professor also works in a laboratory supervising PhD students working on genetic advances in inherited retinal diseases. He looks after patients with Stargardt disease with retinitis pigmentosa, with cone dystrophy and with many other strains of the thousands of differing genetic eye diseases.

By |2019-04-08T10:31:22+00:00October 3rd, 2018|About Clinica London, General Eye Conditions, Michel Michaelides|Comments Off on If you suffer from genetic eye disease you should see Professor Michel Michaelides

When should you get a general eye check up? – Part 1

Any patient over the age of 55 should have an eye check up ever one to three years, even if they have no symptoms of visual problems. Once you are over 65, you should have a general eye check up every one to two years. However, you should have your eyes checked more often if you have a family history of eye disease.

By |2018-07-26T15:38:56+00:00July 26th, 2018|About Clinica London, Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, General Eye Conditions, Glaucoma, Jaheed Khan, Jane Olver, Laura Crawley, Michel Michaelides, Sajjad Ahmad|Comments Off on When should you get a general eye check up? – Part 1

Professor Michel Michaelides teaches ophthalmologists in China

As a world-recognised expert in the field of retinopathy, Professor Michaelides is often asked to travel to transfer his knowledge to his colleagues around the world. Most recently, he has been lecturing and teaching in China. His Chinese hosts showcased his invitation to lecture and train retina specialists in China in the accompanying photos and their letter of thanks.

By |2018-01-22T13:35:42+00:00December 29th, 2017|Michel Michaelides, News|Comments Off on Professor Michel Michaelides teaches ophthalmologists in China

Professor Michaelides shares his expectations for the future of retinal disease diagnostics and treatments

In this post, Professor Michaelides imagines a bright future for patients with retinal disease with better diagnostic imaging and more efficient treatment delivery mechanisms for inherited retinal diseases.

By |2018-01-22T14:49:15+00:00December 5th, 2017|Inherited Retinal Diseases, Michel Michaelides|Comments Off on Professor Michaelides shares his expectations for the future of retinal disease diagnostics and treatments

Are low vision aids helpful to patients with Inherited Retinal Diseases?

In this post, learn more about Low Vision Aids (or LVA) optometric specialists that Professor Michaelides works with when treating young working adults with inherited retinal diseases.

By |2017-12-08T18:13:20+00:00December 4th, 2017|Inherited Retinal Diseases, Michel Michaelides|Comments Off on Are low vision aids helpful to patients with Inherited Retinal Diseases?

Michel Michaelides advancing the retinal speciality of Inherited Retinal Disease

"Teaching and passing on one's knowledge is very satisfying." Professor Michel Michaelides wants his most significant legacy to be leaving trained ophthalmic specialists in the field who can be better than he is. In this post, I interview Michel about his wish to help his PhD students want to become inherited retinal disease specialists.

By |2018-01-22T16:14:00+00:00December 3rd, 2017|Inherited Retinal Diseases, Michel Michaelides|Comments Off on Michel Michaelides advancing the retinal speciality of Inherited Retinal Disease

What concerns patients about their vision?

Have you ever wondered whether Inherited Retinal Diseases (IRD) are truly inherited and genetic? If yes, then you are not the only one. In this blog post, you will learn the concerns and questions that patients ask Professor Michaelides about IRD.

By |2018-01-22T16:17:12+00:00December 2nd, 2017|Inherited Retinal Diseases, Michel Michaelides|Comments Off on What concerns patients about their vision?

Professor Michaelides as a medical retinal expert on inherited retinal diseases

Inherited Retinal Diseases (IRD) are a group of 300 different conditions. A lot of specialist knowledge is required therefore to be a good practitioner in this area. A medical retinal expert on inherited retinal diseases, Professor Michel Michaelides further explains what Inherited Retinal Diseases are in this blog post.

By |2019-04-05T16:28:27+00:00December 1st, 2017|Inherited Retinal Diseases, Michel Michaelides|Comments Off on Professor Michaelides as a medical retinal expert on inherited retinal diseases

Michel Michaelides on his private practice, research and the NHS

Michel Michaelides is internationally and nationally well known for his expertise, and he is also involved in a lot of research projects. In this blog post, Jane Olver interviews Professor Michaelides to find out how he is so organised and efficient, and a little more about what inherited retinal diseases are.

By |2019-04-05T13:19:39+00:00November 30th, 2017|Inherited Retinal Diseases, Michel Michaelides|Comments Off on Michel Michaelides on his private practice, research and the NHS

Four facts about Professor Michel Michaelides

In this post, I share four facts about Michel Michaelides. He is a professor at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Clinica London. His research concerns retina, retinal diseases, retinal degeneration and macular degeneration. Read on to discover this impressive background and the four facts.

By |2017-12-08T18:13:47+00:00August 24th, 2017|About Clinica London, Michel Michaelides|Comments Off on Four facts about Professor Michel Michaelides