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Ms Sharon Heng

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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  • MBBS, PhD, FRCOphth, FHEA

Current NHS / University Post:

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Moorfields NHS Foundation Trust
  • Clinical Lead, Medical Retina Digital Clinics
  • Clinical Lecturer (Hon) , Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL

Medical training:

  • Clinical Research Fellow in Moorfields from 2011-2013.
  • Spent a year in vitreoretina in Addenbrooke's Hospital and trained in Severn Deanery with a my advanced training in uveitis and medical retina in Bristol Eye Hospital.
  • Second fellowship in medical retina and uveitis in Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Research interest / experience:

  • My PhD was on preventative therapy in Age Related Macular Degeneration where we investigated the nanosecond (2RT) laser as a preventative therapy in retarding the onset of AMD.
  • I have special interest in retina lasers and my PhD was often used as a teaching guide for the pathophysiology of lasers.
  • I was also involved in numerous phase II/III clinical trials in medical retina diseases (AMD and Diabetic Retinopathy) including OZLASE, TENAYA, RHINE studies. These studies investigated new treatment or protocols fo Diabetic macular oedema and AMD.
  • My research interest has now expanded to improving clinical governance within the digital medicine- I am principal investigator of a health inequality study to determine barriers and acceptability of digital clinics. Another study is the clinical effective

Miss Sonia Begum

T: 0207 253 3411 Extension 3141

E: moorfields.sheng@nhs.net

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