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Anthony Khawaja

Associate Professor & Honorary Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology & Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

If you weren’t an ophthalmologist…

I’d be in a band. I still dream of recording an album.

Do you have a controversial opinion?

I think I'm in the minority of people who do not think myopia contributes to the risk of glaucoma. I think the cross-sectional evidence is flawed and there is lacking evidence in progression studies. It is high pressure that causes myopia rather than vice versa!

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From ocular oncology to tackling neglected diseases, our 2020 Power Listers are making their mark on ophthalmology – and beyond.

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Top 50 rising stars

Thanks to the demographics of the developed world, the future of eyecare looks like it will be one of limited resources and rising patient burden.

So who will lead ophthalmology over the next few decades and shape its future? To find out, we asked you, our readers, to vote for ophthalmology’s Top 50 rising stars… and here they are.

Welcome to the 2017 Power List.

In 2018, The Ophthalmologist will be recognising the Top 100 pioneers and game-changers in the field of ophthalmology.

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