Upcoming web chats
Old web chats
Thursday 13 October 1:00pm - 2:00pm
World Sight Day with Adnexal nurse Nicola Dunlop web chat
In support of World Sight Day, Moorfields will be hosting a web chat with Adnexal nurse Nicola Dunlop. Have your questions ready for Nicola who specialises in watering of the eye problems, thyroid eye disease, or those who experience loss of an eye.
Friday 29 April 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cataract web chat
As a follow up to the Islam Channel show, consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Badrul Hussain will be answering all of your questions relating to cataracts.
Have your questions ready for the Friday 29 April 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
Friday 15 April 2:00pm - 3:00pm
How diabetes affects the eye web chat
In support of World Health Day which took place on the April 7 2016, we are hosting a web chat with consultant Badrul Hussain.
Have your questions ready for the Friday 15 April 2:00pm - 3:00pm.
Monday 29 February 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Rare Disease Day web chat
In support of Rare Disease Day we are hosting a web chat with Professor Michaelides.
Have your questions ready for the Monday 29 February 12:30pm - 1:30pm.
Tuesday 2 February 12:30pm - 1:30pm
World Cancer Day web chat
In support of World Cancer Day we are hosting a web chat with Victoria Cohen, consultant ophthalmic surgeon who specialises in ocular oncology.
Ocular melanoma is the most common type of eye tumour and is a very rare form of cancer affecting between five and seven people in every million each year.
Staff and the general public are invited to ask Victoria questions about the condition. You can do this by accessing a link available here and submitting your questions when the web chat goes live on 2 February between 12.30pm-1.30pm.
World Cancer Day is a global initiative taking place every year on 4 February with the aim to unite the world in the fight against cancer.
Monday 16 November 1:00pm - 2:00pm
View Blepharospasm Day Web Chat
Blepharospasm Day Web Chat will give you the chance to ask your questions to Daniel Ezra about Blepharospasm. This is a condition which is characterised by any abnormal contraction or twitch of the eyelid.
Wednesday 23 September 3:30-4:30pm
Yes EYE Did Web Chat
For those who want to find out more about eye conditions, keeping your eyes healthy (including what general eye health tips you can follow), then Moorfields general ophthalmology consultant, Seema Verma, will be answering questions via a web chat on Wednesday September 23 at 3.30pm.
Anyone can send in their questions about general eye conditions or eye injuries.
Tuesday 18 August 1:30-2:30pm
Ask an expert about looking after your eyes in the sun
With the summer holiday season upon us, it’s important to take care of your eyes as well as your skin when holidaying or travelling in hot climates or sunbathing here at home in the UK. This week you can ask Moorfields consultant eye surgeon Mr Raja Das-Bhaumik about protecting your eyes when out and about in the hot sun.
Mr Raja Das-Bhaumik is a consultant ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon. As well as his specialist areas which include eyelid and facial surgery, eyelid tumour surgery and reconstruction, he treats all general ophthalmic and eyelid conditions including blepharitis, cosmetics surgery, dry eye, floaters, watering eye, emergency ophthalmology and trauma.
Mr Das-Bhaumik (Bsc.hons., MBBS, FRCOphth) holds the following position: consultant ophthalmic surgeon Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Wednesday 21 July 2.00-3.00pm
Ask an expert about eye donation, corneal transplants and ocular surfaces
To mark Moorfields’ YESEYECAN campaign which aims to raise awareness of the importance of eye donation to saving people’s sight and research, Moorfields consultant eye surgeon Mr Romesh Angunawela and eye bank manager Khilan Shah are hosting the trust’s first web chat. It's your chance to put your questions to the experts.
Mr Romesh Angunawela BM, MD, FRCOphth, FRCS, is a specialist in corneal surgery, complex corneal disease, keratoconus, dry eye, corneal transplantation, lens surgery, and laser eye surgery.
Mr Angunawela holds the following positions: director of corneal training at Moorfields Eye Hospital; clinical director of Moorfields Lions Eye Bank; honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of London, St George's Medical School and honorary lecturer at University College London Institute of Ophthalmology.
Amongst his research interests are corneal wound healing, cataract surgery, and femto second laser surgery.
Dr Khilan Shah has been managing the Moorfields Lions Eye Bank service for the past five years. He will be able to answer any questions about the donation process, as well as general tissue donation and eye banking queries.