SOE Lecture Ms Elizabeth McElnea – Oculoplastic & Orbit Today

Ms McElnea delivered the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) Lecture 2022 on the topic “Oculoplastics and Orbit Today” at the ICO Annual Conference which took place from 16-18th May in the Kilkenny Convention Centre, Lyrath Estate Hotel. 

Pictured at the Irish College of Ophthalmologists Annual Conference 2022 is Ms Elizabeth McElnea (centre), Consultant Ophthalmologist, University Hospital Galway with Miss Yvonne Delaney, Dean of Postgraduate Education, ICO and Prof Colm O’Brien, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Mater Misericordiae and Chair of the ICO Scientific Committee

Ms McElnea presented and reviewed a number of emergent ophthalmic plastics and orbit related cases of interest to trainees, general ophthalmologists and sub-specialists alike, and the safe and appropriate management of these conditions all of which have important systemic associations.

Ms McElnea completed fellowship training in oculoplastic, orbit and lacrimal disease at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria and in cornea and anterior segment disease at Royal Perth Hospital in Perth, Western Australia before returning to Ireland and her current post at University Hospital Galway