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Thank you!

On behalf of The Rotterdam Eye Hospital, The Eye Care Network and the board of the WAEH, I would like to thank each and every one of you again for your valuable contributions and support that made the 10th annual meeting a great success.

All of you have provided high quality presentations, and many thanks for sharing all your knowledge and experience so transparently. We can learn a lot from each other as we all face similar challenges!

Building upon the success of the first nine editions, the WAEH 2016 has given you access to innovative ideas and practices which leading eyehospitals from all over the world are developing to the benefit of their patients, employees and communities.

Many thanks again to all of you for coming over to Rotterdam! And if you have not found the opportunity to join us this time, please save the dates for our upcoming meetings in Chicago (16 - 17 October 2016) and Tijan Jin (14 - 17 June 2017)!

Hope to see you soon again!

Best regards,

Charity Wai
Chair, board of the WAEH

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The following eye hospitals have become a member during the 2016-meeting:

Sol Innovation Award 2016

The St. John Eye Hospital from Isreal has won the Sol innovation Award.

From left to Right: Jeanne Garth, Medical Director of the St. John Eye Hospital and Kees Sol, former-Member of the board of The Rotterdam Eye Hospital and former-Chairman of the World Association of Eye Hospitals.

Poster Price 2016

The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital has won the Poster Price 2016!
From left to right: Mirjam van Velthoven, ophtalmologist at the Rotterdam Eye Hospital, and Mark petty, CEO of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.

Happy faces in Melbourne!

Many thanks to our host
The Rotterdam Eye Hospital

WAEH 2016 meeting?

Many thanks to our sponsors

Euromast sponsors



Alcon's leadership is grounded in cutting-edge innovation and breakthrough technology, transforming the way we treat eye diseases and conditions. We offer a broad spectrum of eye care products and are organized into three businesses: Surgical, Pharmaceutical and Vision Care. Alcon continues to set new standards in eye care through its commitment to developing new and innovative products and technologies to address unmet eye care needs around the world.
The merger with Novartis in 2011 helped us do this by uniting the strengths of Alcon, CIBA VISION and Novartis Ophthalmics into one Alcon eye care business. This enables us to serve our
customers through the full life cycle of patient needs across eye diseases, vision conditions and refractive errors.
We believe everyone should have the chance to see better, regardless of their circumstances.

Bausch & Lomb

See Better. Live Better.
Bausch + Lomb is solely dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world – from the moment of birth through every phase of life. Our mission is simple yet powerful: Helping you see better to live better. Bausch + Lomb is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands in the world, offering the widest and finest range of eye health products including contact lenses and lens care products, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses and other eye surgery products. Our highest priority is the well-being of the people we serve.







logo ergra low visionErgra Low Vision

Website: www.ikwilbeterzien.n



For over 25 years Rockmed has been supplying the most innovative and high quality products to ophthalmologists. We supply quality products for specialist cataract, refractive, medical retina, lacrimal, orbital and glaucoma treatments exclusively. Our range consists of 24 product groups ranging from diagnostic equipment, ophthalmic lasers and disposables to instrumentation. With the construction of clinics and operating rooms, we are able to offer you a total solution.



The medical technology business of ZEISS offers complete solutions, including implants and consumables, to diagnose and treat ophthalmic diseases. The comprehensive ZEISS portfolio is designed to meet the demands of eye care professionals and help them deal with an increasingly challenging healthcare environment.The company drives the development of leading edge technology for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and management of the most common eye diseases - all with the goal of helping health care professionals overcome their day-to-day challenges so they can focus on delivering the best possible patient care.


Erasmus Bridge sponsors



At Abbott we’re dedicated to fulfilling the promise of human potential, in all places, in all aspects and stages of life. We believe that health is the key to that promise. Because at our healthiest, we’re capable of achieving anything. And that’s why our pursuit of helping people achieve their best health at every life stage will never end. Our products encircle life, from newborns to aging adults, from nutrition and diagnostics through medical care and pharmaceutical therapy.
Abbott is focused on delivering vision correction technologies to people of all ages to help them see their very best and live full, active lives. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of cataract, laser vision correction, and consumer eye health products. For treating people with cataracts, our products include laser cataract technology, intraocular lenses, phacoemulsification systems and viscoelastics. For people who want freedom from eyeglasses or contact lenses, our laser vision correction products include wavefront diagnostic devices, femtosecond lasers and excimer laser vision correction systems. Our consumer eye health products include disinfecting solutions, lens rewetting drops and artificial tears.





visioKoninklijke Visio



lamerisLameris Ootech

Laméris Ootech is al jaren de specialist voor uw oogheelkundige praktijk. Wij zijn niet zomaar een leverancier van apparatuur en systemen. Wij denken met u mee en bieden scherpte over de volle breedte, van actuele kennis van apparatuur en praktijkinrichtingen tot en met snelle en accurate service.
Mede door deze kennis is Laméris Ootech als partner van Het Oogzorgnetwerk, betrokken bij de ontwikkeling van de “OOgbus”, een innovatief concept waarbij de oogheelkundige zorg naar de patiënt wordt gebracht.
Lameris Ootech is hierbij verantwoordelijk voor de inrichting en ICT infrastructuur, terwijl het Oogzorgnetwerk garant staat voor een perfecte kwaliteit van deze dienstverlening. Voor het in Nederland beproefde concept is op moment ook veel vraag in het buitenland



Laservision provides you the ability to offer medical or aesthetic care to your patients and customers by using its vast wealth of proven knowledge in the medical and technical field. We enhance your potential to make your clinic or practice successful in offering what your patients and customers require to increase their health and wellbeing.
We believe in the importance of innovative, safe treatments and care handling, extensive diagnostics and with our excellent guidance and service you are in good hands with Laservision.


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Medical Workshop

In our almost 60 years of existence, Medical Workshop has become a well known name on the international market. Since our foundation in 1957, we introduced a number of new Ophthalmic instruments which have become so generally established that many don't remember it's origin. Even a common product like the disposable microsurgical blade with plastic handle, saw it's birth at our workshops. Nowadays the Invitria intra vitreal injection assistant is a succesfull example of our constant search for innovative products within the ophtalmic field.







Merge, an IBM company, is a leading provider of innovative enterprise imaging, interoperability and clinical systems that seek to advance healthcare. Merge’s enterprise and cloud-based technologies for image intensive specialties provide access to any image, anywhere, any time. Merge also provides clinical trials software with end-to-end study support in a single platform and other intelligent health data and analytics solutions. With solutions that have been used by providers for more than 25 years, Merge is helping to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and enhance the quality of healthcare worldwide. Visit and follow us @MergeHealthcare.



OPHTEC was established because of its founder's desire to help people with vision problems. This mission has inspired the people who work at OPHTEC for over thirty years now. It has resulted in a series of unique intraocular lenses and instruments for ophthalmology. Products that make a difference, products aimed at helping people to to improve their vision.





Rotterdam Sponsors



Jeeves is in 1998 opgericht als bedrijf in chauffeursdiensten en valet-parking. Al snel was de ambitie groter en wilde Jeeves niet één dienst leveren, maar tal van diensten aan bedrijven en personen binnen verschillende branches. De missie was immers meer gastvrijheid en dienstbaarheid in Nederland. Inmiddels verzorgt Jeeves ook bij 23 ziekenhuizen ziekenhuisdiensten.


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See you in Chicago
16 - 17 October 2016

See you in Tijan Jin - China
14 - 17 June 2017

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