Tag Archives: eye health

International Optometrist: Karen Sparrow

Karen Sparrow, MSc Public Health for Eye Care (PHEC) alumna (2016) and Training & Development Manager at Peek Vision, told us about her career as an optometrist in the UK and overseas, as well as the many projects she has … Continue reading

LSHTM Eye Health Collection

An exhibition by the International Centre of Eye Health (ICEH) is currently on display in the Keppel Street Foyer at the School. The primary focus of the exhibition is to raise awareness of the eye health research being conducted in … Continue reading

Arthur Ferguson MacCallan, Ophthalmologist

A stroke of good fortune took ophthalmic surgeon Arthur Ferguson MacCallan (1872-1955) to Egypt in 1903. There he became a world authority on trachoma and established Egypt’s infrastructure of ophthalmic hospitals.  His Classification of Trachoma (1908) and pioneering work is … Continue reading

Eyes Wide Open in Guinea Bissau

Dr Anna Last, a Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD fellow in the School’s Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, won a Young Investigator Award at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in New Orleans … Continue reading

Celebrating the 5th anniversary of my sight-restoring cataract surgery at LSHTM

Five years ago I was barely able to see and today I am learning about public health efforts to prevent blindness and improve eye-health worldwide. To celebrate the fifth anniversary of my sight-restoring cataract surgery, I thought to share a … Continue reading