Richard Collin is a professor of ophthalmology at UCL, University of London and a consultant surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
He specialises in oculoplastic surgery and trained in ophthalmology and plastic surgery in the United Kingdom before doing an oculoplastic fellowship in San Francisco.
He has been past president of both the British and European Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Societies.
He is a member of the Editorial Board of Orbit and Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and is a member of various national and international ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery societies.
He has written 3 textbooks, given more than 20 named lectures and published over 200 articles as well as various book chapters on oculoplastic subjects.
Naresh Joshi is Consultant Oculoplastic surgeon at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust London and Honorary Consultant to the Royal Marsden. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. He is a founder member, and ex-president of the British Ophthalmic Plastic Surgical Society (BOPSS). He heads the BOPSS aesthetics subcommittee. He is a member of ESOPRS, APSOPRS and BAAPS. He has an interest in reconstructive ophthalmic plastic surgery in craniofacial anomalies. He is the co-founder of the Craniofacial Ophthalmic Plastic Service (COPS), at Chelsea and Westminster hospital, widely recognised for its holistic paediatric, and adult facial surgery. He has lectured throughout the world, on many aspects of reconstructive and aesthetic ophthalmic plastic surgery.He is also known for his practice in aesthetic surgical rejuvenation.
Professor John Marshall is the Frost Professor of Ophthalmology at the Institute of Ophthalmology in association with Moorfield’s Eye Hospital, University College London. He is Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology at Kings College London, Honorary Distinguished Professor University of Cardiff, Honorary Professor the City University and Honorary Professor Glasgow Calendonian University. His research over the past forty years has ranged over a number of ocular problems but has concentrated on the inter-relationships between light and ageing, the environmental mechanisms underlying age-related, diabetic and inherited retinal disease, and the development of lasers for use in ophthalmic diagnosis and surgery. This work has resulted in over five hundred research papers and 44 book chapters and 7 books. He invented and patented the revolutionary Excimer laser for the correction of refractive disorders with in excess of 60 million procedures now having been undertaken worldwide. He also created the world’s first Diode laser for treating eye problems of diabetes, glaucoma and ageing. He is editor and co-editor of numerous international journals. He has successfully trained 60 students for higher doctorates. He has been awarded the Nettleship Medal of the Ophthalmological Society of the United Kingdom, the Mackenzie Medal, the Raynor Medal, the Ridley Medal, the Ashton Medal, the Ida Mann Medal and the Lord Crook Gold Medal of the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers, the Doyne Medal of the Oxford Congress, the Barraquer Medal of the International Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Kelman Innovator Award of the American Society for Refractive and Cataract surgery, the Lim Medal of the Singapore National Eye Centre and the Junius-Kuhnt award and Medal for his work on AMD. In 2014 he was awarded the Zivojnovic award by the European Vitreo Retinal Society, a lifetime achievement award by the UK & Irish Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgery and delivered the Bowman Lecture and received the Bowman Medal. He was also voted 17th in The Ophthalmologist Power List 2014 of the most influential people in world ophthalmology ,and the only scientist. He has been visiting professor at numerous universities on every continent.
He has more than thirty patents and has held posts chairing the medical advisory boards of many international companies and was a director of Diomed for some years, this being the leading supplier of diode laser systems for surgery. He has sat on and chaired many national and international committees* concerned with protecting the public against the possible damaging effects of lasers and other artificial light sources and played the leading role with the ICRC and addressed the United Nations to obtain a Geneva Convention banning the use of anti-personnel laser weapons. He was the Chairman of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board and Trustee of the British Retinitis Pigmentosa Society 1973-2011, and until 1995 he was Co-Chairman of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board of the International Retinitis Pigmentosa Association. He is the scientific adviser and Vice President of the National Eye Research Centre. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, a Fellow of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, an Honorary Fellow of The College of Optometrists, a Fellow and Director of the Laser Institute of America, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Honorary Fellow of Cardiff University. He has a Senior Achievement Award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Euretina Award of the European Society of Retinal Surgeons. In 2009 he was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmologists. He is a Fellow of several national ophthalmological societies, as well as being elected to the European Academy of Ophthalmology. During 2011-2012 he was the Master of the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers. In 2013 he was awarded the MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours List for services to Ophthalmology and an honorary DSc from Glasgow Caledonian University. In 2015 he was awarded an honorary DSc by the London Metropolitan University. Elected Chartered Scientist by Royal Society of Biologists 2017.
Head of Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery Unit of Valle de Hebrón University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain.
Bachelor in Medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1991. Specialist in Ophthalmology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, via MIR, 1992-1995. He specialised in oculoplastic, orbital and lacrimal tract surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London in 1996. Further education at universities like University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).
He is an expert on ocular, eyelid and lacrimal tract plastic surgery. Reference surgeon on orbital tumors by the Ministry of Health (Spain) since 2008. Reference surgeon on orbital reconstruction on patients with tiroyd-related orbitopathy since 2008. He is an expert on cosmetic reconstruction of eyelid, eye-brow and periocular region. He is an expert on ocular, eyelid and lacrimal tract plastic surgery. He is an expert on the operation of orbital tumors and lacrimal gland tumors.
Founder of the Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery Unit at the IMO in 1996. Head of the Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery Unit of Valle de Hebrón University Hospital since 1998.
Associate lecturer in Ophthalmology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Since 2000 he has been director of the doctorate course in Orbital Pathology and Oculoplastic Surgery at the Autonomous University of Barcelona at Valle de Hebrón University Hospital. Tutor of the Master´s Degree in Opthalmic and Orbital Plastic Surgery, part of the Continuous Learning Program of IMO – UAB.
New techniques of reconstruction of thyroid-related exoftalmos. New non-invasive treatments in tumors that affect orbital region. Non-invasive techniques for patients wit severe eyelid ptosis.
President of the Spanish Ophthalmic and Orbital Plastic Surgery Society, SECPOO, 2007 – 2011. Member of the Spanish Ophthalmic and Orbital Plastic Surgery Society, SECPOO. Member of the European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, ESOPRS Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, AAO. Member of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, PAAO. Member of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology, SEO. Member of the Catalan Society of Ophthalmology, SCO.
He has published several articles in national and international journals on these diseases.
José Luis Tovilla Canales
Ophthalmologist and specialist in eyelid, tear and orbital surgery (subspecialty known as Oculoplastic Surgery).
Revalidated its title of doctor in the University Anáhuac and the one of Ophthalmologist Surgeon in the Institute of Ophthalmology “Foundation Conde de Valenciana”.
On finishing Ophthalmology, he held his Clinical Fellow for a year and a half at the same Institute (1996-1997) and a year and a half at prestigious Ophthalmological Centers in the United States (1997 and 1998).
Since 1998 he is a member of Grupo Oftálmico S.C, where he works together with Dr. José Luis Tovilla y Pomar, Ophthalmologist and one of the pioneers of Oculoplastic Surgery in Mexico.
Dr. Tovilla and Pomar, was head of the Department of Orbital and Oculoplastic of the Institute of Ophthalmology “Foundation Conde de Valenciana” from 1980 to 2002, and Medical director of that Institution from 1986 to 1994.
Both doctors, are partners and consultants in Oculoplastics and Periorbital Oncology in Specialized Ophthalmology and in the Institute of Ophthalmology “Conde de Valenciana Foundation” in Mexico City.
Dr. Tovilla-Canales, was head of the Department of Orbit Surgery, Eyelids and Vía Lagrimal of the Institute of Ophthalmology “Foundation Conde de Valenciana” from 2002 to 2010, head that has resumed from 2012.
He is a member of the Mexican Society of Ophthalmology, of the Mexican Council of Ophthalmology, of the American Society of Oculoplastic Surgery, of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
He was President of the Mexican Society of Oculoplastic Surgery in 2011 and is currently the President of the Pan-American Society of Oculoplastic Surgery.
He is professor of the Oculoplastics course at the Institute of Ophthalmology, and is a lecturer in the undergraduate course in Medicine at the Anahuac University since 1997.
Dr. Tovilla-Canales has lectured about 400 lectures at national and international congresses and published more than 30 chapters of books and scientific papers in national and international journals.
Luz María Vásquez
Dr. Luz María Vasquez received her medical degree from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana and completed her residency at CES University in Medellin, Colombia. She completed a 2-year fellowship in ocular oncology at Princess Margaret Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children, with the University Health Network and the University of Toronto, in Toronto, Canada. Then, with the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, she got a Retino-vascular, Inflammations and Intraocular Tumours master degree followed by an Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery master degree at Institut de Microcirurgia Ocular in Barcelona, Spain.
She was appointed consultant in the Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital surgery department at Institut de Microcirurgia Ocular in Barcelona in 2011 where she currently work and where is also in charge of the oculofacial aesthetics service. Since 2012 is faculty of ESASO (European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology) coordinating the Ophthalmic Plastic surgery Module.
She has published several articles and chapters in the ocular oncology and ophthalmic plastic field in national and international journals and has given multiple national and international lectures in Oculoplastics and Oculofacial Aesthetics topics.