Mr. John Stokes – MD, FRCOphth, FRCSEd (Ophthal)
Mr. John D. Stokes MD FRCOphth FRCSEd graduated from University College Dublin and underwent post graduate training in Ophthalmic Surgery in Edinburgh. He gained a Doctorate in Medicine (MD) for his research thesis on the “Role of Glucocorticoids in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma” (University of Edinburgh & University College Dublin). He completed a Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus in Vancouver Canada.
Mr. Stokes has worked as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Clinical Lead in the U.K. (Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Queens Medical Centre Campus) until 2009. In 2009 Mr. Stokes took up a position as Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at University Hospital Waterford. His special interests include Paediatric Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus, Uveitis, Cataract surgery and Glaucoma surgery.
Ms. Emer Henry – MD, MMedSci, FRCSI (Ophthal), FRCSEd (Ophthal), Dip Health Econ
Ms Emer Henry graduated from University College Dublin Medical school. She undertook basic ophthalmic surgical training in Limerick Regional Hospital and the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin. She then spent a number of years at the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh in full time research investigating ocular and peripheral blood flow in normal pressure glaucoma for which she was awarded a Doctorate in Medicine (MD).
Ms Henry underwent specialist registrar training in Glasgow and Edinburgh and completed her training in the East Midlands Deanery based at Nottingham University Hospital. During this time Emer undertook specialist training in Glaucoma and Medical Retina and was appointed a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Sherwood Forest Trust. Emer joined the eye department at University Hospital Waterford in 2010. She is also a clinical lecturer in RCSI and is responsible for undergraduate ophthalmology teaching in Waterford.
Dolores Firth CLT, OMA
Ms. Firth has over 30 years experience in running an ophthalmic practice. She holds a qualification from the American Academy of Ophthalmology as an ophthalmic medical assistant and also as a contact lens technician.