Eye surgeon 'honoured' to have served as president
EAST YORKS: An eye surgeon has completed a two-year tenure as president of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS).
Hull consultant ophthalmologist Milind Pande handed over the reins to his successor at a prestigious annual congress.
Mr Pande, who is also medical director of Vision Surgery and Research Centre in North Ferriby, was elected by his peers in 2010 due to his leadership, clinical experience and surgical skills.
Mr Pande said: "When I was elected by my peers to be president of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons in 2010, I was proud and humbled.
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"Since then, I have helped to further the aims and objectives of this body which is at the very forefront of promoting education and learning in cataract and refractive surgery.
"I am deeply honoured to have had this opportunity."
Mr Pande is also an elected member of the International Intra-Ocular Implant Club, a select international group of volunteers in vision correction surgery.