Speakers

  • Gábor Holló

    Semmelweis University

  • Keith Barton

    Moorfields Eye Hospital

  • Paul Palmberg

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine

Gábor Holló

Semmelweis University

Professor Gábor Holló is Director of the Glaucoma Service and Perimetry Unit in the Department of Ophthalmology at Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. He received his MD and PhD from Semmelweis University School of Medicine, and DSc degree in the clinical and experimental investigation of the retinal nerve fibre layer and ocular blood flow in glaucoma from the Hungarian Academy of Science. Dr Holló is the recipient of several awards, including the Széchenyi Professor Award (2000), the European Glaucoma Society’s (EGS) Special Recognition Award (2003), the Schulek Vimos Award by the Hungarian Ophthalmology Society (20014), and the Anagnostakis – Trantas Gold Medal by the Greek Glaucoma Society. He is a former Executive Committee member of the EGS, and the Founder and for 15 years the President of the Glaucoma Section of the Hungarian Ophthalmology Society. His work for the EGS notably includes a contribution to the development of the European Diagnostic and Treatment Guidelines.
Professor Holló is a reviewer for several international ophthalmology journals and serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals. He has edited several books and book chapters, and authored or co-authored numerous scientific peer-reviewed publications. His main research interests are in the pathogenesis, imaging, early diagnosis and medical, laser, and surgical treatment of glaucoma.

Keith Barton

Moorfields Eye Hospital

Keith Barton is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Glaucoma Specialist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Honorary Reader in UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Ophthalmology. His areas of interest are the surgical management of glaucoma, especially surgical devices and secondary glaucomas, specifically the management of glaucoma in uveitis, for which he runs a dedicated clinic at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Paul Palmberg

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine

Paul Palmberg, MD, PhD, is Professor of Ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine. His contributions include the introduction of the term “”target pressure””, evidence that field loss progression can usually be halted and even partially reversed by optimal IOP control (in AGIS, CIGTS, CSI-Miami), introduction of surgical techniques (bleb compression sutures for painful blebs, valve-like trab, two sets of stitches to reverse hypotony maculopathy), modification of corneal transplant media (HEPES and color indicator), and a retinopathy study that was a basis for the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial.

Recipient of WGA prize (2000), AGS surgery day lecture (2014), AGS Educator (2018), AAO lifetime achievement. Has trained 106 Glaucoma Fellows and 106 Foreign Fellows.