Ridley Medal Lecture 2022

How the Digital World is Entering our Practice

Béatrice Cochener-Lamard

Lecture Details

Date: Saturday 17 September 2022
Time: 10:30 – 11:00
Venue: Silver Room

  • Medecine School in Nancy – France
  • Ophthalmology speciality (internship) in Brest (fellow of Joseph Colin, his mentor; with whom she created the concept of keratoconus ring segment)
  • 1992 -93: Fellowship at UCLA – Irvine Backman Laser Institute for the early beginning of Excimer laser
  • 2000: Chairman of Ophthalmology department of Brest University hospital (West ocean coast France)
  • 2002: Professor of Ophthalmology
  • 2009-11: President of the French Society of Ophthalmology (SFO) (3 years)
  • 2011-12: President of the French Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (SAFIR) (2 years)
  • Since 2011: President of the French Academy of Ophthalmology, renamed National Professional College of Ophthalmology (CNPO) , structure representative in front of heath authorities and ministries
  • Since 2013: Deputy of Eucornea
  • 2013: awarded the French Legion of Honour
  • Research: since 1998 Inserm Unit 1101 (LaTIM: Medical Imaging Laboratory Focused on AI in Medecine): Director of the « VISION » Team (since 2021)
  • 2018 – 19: President of ESCRS
  • Since June 2021: Dean of University of Medecine and Medical Sciences of Brest
  • > 200 papers in refractive surgery, cornea and imaging
  • Books: SFO academic report on Presbyopia 2012, associated to 3: on refractive surgery, ocular surface, ophthalmologic emergencies, 2 books on refractive surgery and associated to 5 international in the field of cataract, refractive surgery and cornea