Moorfields leads corneal research: Awarded best paper prizes at the American Academy of Ophthalmologists meeting 2012

Moorfields researchers were awarded the two 'Best Scientific Paper' awards at the 2 corneal research sessions at the largest conference of eye surgeons in the world. Held in Chicago, the annual American Academy of Ophthalmologists conference is attended by 20'000 ophthalmologists from around the world, who share their expertise and knowledge.

Mr Angunawela was  awarded 'Best Overall Scientific Paper' for his research into methods for improving the results of corneal transplant surgery for Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy and other corneal conditions affecting the endothelial cells of the cornea.

Moorfields Eye Hospital is one of the worlds best hospitals, and together with the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, it is the leading centre for eye research in the world.