Society News

The passing of Luc Missotten

Posted on 28th June 2019 in Society News

It is with great sadness that SOE share the passing of Professor Luc Missotten, who passed away on 27 June 2019. Professor Missotten was arguably the most important figure in SOE and shaped the modern SOE as it looks today.  He was Secretary General from 1984 to 1996 and then became the President and elder

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Nancy Al Raqqad – Invictus – EuLDP Alumni

Posted on 24th June 2019 in Society News, YO News

I remember the winter of 2016 in Innsbruck, when I met Nickos Beckrakis and the other class of the European Leadership Program for the first module of the program. Back then  I was a major doctor working as a cornea specialist with the Royal Medical Services-of Jordan. The three days of the module passed by

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EuLDP Alumni Nancy Rakkad

Posted on 19th June 2019 in Society News

SOE are delighted to share that Nancy Rakkad, EuLDP Alumni from the class of 2015 -2017 was bestowed upon the order of military merit by the king of Jordan for her  achievements and innovative contributions to ophthalmology in Jordan Click on the link below to read a past article highlighting the inspiring work of Nancy Rakkad.

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SOE President

Posted on 18th June 2019 in Society News

Wagih Aclimandos, consultant ophthalmic surgeon at King’s College Hospital, London, and the lead clinician for paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus services at King’s College London and UK SOE Board member, took over as the new SOE President at SOE 2019. He shared that he was looking forward to the work ahead and was excited and honoured to

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