The Lecture Medal Awards are held at The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y5 AG, every two years, at the TRENDS in Opthalmology Meeting.
The Lecture Medal is awarded in recognition of services to ophthalmology and in commemoration of the pioneering work performed by Sir Nicholas Harold Lloyd Ridley FRS (1906 - 2001) in cataract surgery and the innovation of Intra Ocular Lenses undertaken at St Thomas’s Hospital in 1949 and 1950.
To date the Lecture Medal has been awarded to:-
Mr John Dart
Mr Peter Hamilton
Dr Stuart Cumming
Professor Robert Weinreb
Mr Richard Collin
Professor David Spalton
Professor Christopher Hammond
Mr Lyndon Da Cruz
Professor David O'Brart
Cataracts, Conjuctivitis, Corneal Grafts
Treatment of Retinal conditions
Accommodative intraocular lenses
Treatment of Glaucoma
New lenses for old bags
Personal Genomics and the Eye
The artificial retina and stem cell transplanation.