Moorfields cornea focus 2024

Moorfields cornea focus 2024 is a non-promotional meeting supported by an educational grant from Santen UK and organised by Mr Sajjad Ahmad, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Hospital.

The meeting will focus on Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid (MMP)

Intended audience

This course is aimed at ophthalmologists, optmetrists, nurses and allied health professionals wishing to update their knowledge about diseases of the cornea.


The meeting will be held on 22 November at the Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK. This will be a hybrid event that you can join in-person at the RSM or virtually via live stream.

To express interest and be notified when further information is available and bookings open please join the waiting list.



Start Date 22/11/2024

Taught by


Sajjad Ahmad

Sajjad Ahmad is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and the Lead for Experimental Medicine at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK. His expertise is in corneal and external eye diseases, particularly inflammatory ocular surface disorders and ocular surface reconstruction. He holds an honorary Associate Clinical Professor position at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, where he runs a laboratory group focusing on corneal stem cell biology and the development of cellular therapies for the eye. Dr Ahmad’s research also investigates translational medicine, analysing drugs, cell therapies and surgical devices for the eye through the regulatory pathway to first-in-human or first-in-eye clinical trials. He is currently running two Phase 1 clinical trials, including a Medical Research Council-funded trial. He is an Ophthalmic Advisor to the European Medicines Agency and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). He also works with the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) to evaluate ophthalmic therapies for National Health Service (NHS) application.

Alfonso Vasquez-Perez

Alfonso Vasquez-Perez is a consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital and is the lead for the Osteo-Odonto-keratoprosthesis (OOKP) Service; a highly specialised treatment for corneal blindness provided only in few centres around the world. His areas of expertise includes corneal surgery, keratoprosthesis (KPro), cataracts and refractive surgery. He took his initial training in Barcelona and later he completed two advanced sub-specialist training fellowships in Cornea and Refractive Surgery in the UK, first in Brighton and then at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He was awarded the Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery (CertLRS) and he is one of the few UK surgeons who also obtained the Certification in Cataract and Refractive Surgery from The European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBOS-CR). As a consultant surgeon at Moorfields has trained many surgical fellows from the UK and all over the world and frequently present his research work in national and international conferences. His publications include 3 book chapter and over 40 articles in ophthalmic journals.


Daniel Sibley

Daniel Sibley is a consultant ophthalmologist with a specialist interest in cornea, external eye diseases and cataract at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Daniel has the following credentials Batchelor of Medicine and Surgery (BMBS), Brighton and Sussex Medical School BSc (Hons) Neuroscience, University of Sussex Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) Certificate in Laser and Refractive Surgery (CertLRS), Royal College of Ophthalmologists Post Graduate diploma in cataract and refractive surgery (PGDipCatRef), Ulster University General Medical Council United Kingdom & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS).