On Friday, June 6 at 5:00 pm, the 25th annual Clair Bobier Lecture
in Vision Science will be presented to honour Dr. Clair Bobier’s
immense contributions to the Optometric profession. The topic
for this year’s Bobier Lecture is “Socioeconomics of vision loss
in Canada – Implications for glaucoma treatment” and will be
presented by Dr. Graham E. Trope.
Graham E. Trope is Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto and Senior Scientist at the University Health Network. He has directed the Glaucoma Service at University Health Network since 1984. He is the past Chairman of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto and past Ophthalmologist in Chief at University Health Network. He has published over 185 scientific articles. He has been involved in Glaucoma Research and Treatment for over 30 years and is the Founder and Scientific Director of Glaucoma Research Society of Canada. He is the past Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. He is a winner of the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons Council Award for his contributions to patient care. In 2012 he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth 11 Diamond Jubilee medal for his contribution to Ophthalmology in Canada. He has trained 36 glaucoma fellows from all parts of Canada and the world and is a past examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
of Canada. He has published two books, one titled “Glaucoma, A patient’s guide to the disease” in its 4th edition and the other titled Glaucoma Surgery, is considered an important text on the Surgery of the Glaucomas.