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Mr. Romain De Cock

Speciality: Ophthalmology

Born in Belgium.

Educated in Belgium, England and USA.

Worked as volunteer teacher in southern Africa prior to starting medical studies

Private & NHS Treatment

NHS Treatment:

Kent & Canterbury
QEQM, Margate
William Harvey Ashford

Private Treatment:

The Chaucer Hospital, Canterbury

Education and Training

B. Sc. (International Affairs) Georgetown University, Washington D.C. 1969

MBChB Bristol University 1980

Diploma of Opthalmology (London) 1985

Fellow of the Royal college of Surgeons (London) 1986

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Fellow of Moorfields Eye Hospital 1992 – 1994

Special Interests
  • Corneal and External Eye Disease
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Anterior Segment Reconstruction
  • Corneal transplantation
  • Emerging treatments for keratoconus (colagen cross linking, intracorneal implants)
Publications

Elliott AJ, Simpson EM, Oakhill A, De Cock R. Nystagmus after medulloblastoma. Dev Med and Child Neurol 1989;31:43-46A

De Cock R, Merizian A. Delleman Syndrome: a case report and review. Br J Ophthalmol 1992;76:115-116

De Cock R. Ophthalmology in the West Bank and Gaza. Community Eye Health 1992;10:14-15

Elder MJ, De Cock R. Childhood Blindness in the West Bank and Gaza Strip ; Prevalence, Aetiology and Hereditary Factors. Eye 1993;7:580-583

De Cock R. Penetrating Keratoplasty in the West Bank and Gaza. Eye 1994;8:29-34

De Cock R, Ficker LA, Dart JKGH, Garner A, Wright P. The role of heparin in the treatment of ligneous conjunctivitis. Poster presentation American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, San Francisco Nov 1994

De Cock R, Ficker LA, Dart JKGH, Garner A, Wright P. Topical heparin in the treatment of ligneous conjunctivitis. Ophthalmol 1995;102:1654-1659

Claoue C, De Cock R. The spectrum of herpes simplex virus disease of the anterior segment in the 1990’s. Acta Ophthalmol Scand 1996;74:407-410

Bernauer W, De Cock R, Dart JKG. Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Recurrent Corneal Erosions Refractory to Other Forms of Treatment. Eye 1996;10:561-564

De Cock R. Membranous, pseudomembranous and ligneous conjunctivitis. In: Bernauer W, Dart JKG, Elder MJ editors. Cicatrising Conjunctivitis. Developments in Ophthamology, Basel: Karger 1997;28:32-45

Mokete B, De Cock R. Xerophthalmia and small bowel syndrome : a case report. Br J Ophthalmol 1998 Nov 1340-1341

De Cock R, Vishwanath M. White Sharks Turn Green. Video presentation UKISCRS Annual Meeting, Chester 1998

Shah W, De Cock R. Actinic keratoconjunctivitis and minocycline. Eye 1999;13:119-120

De Cock R. Ligneous Conjunctivitis. In : Fraunfelder FT editor. Current Ocular Therapy 5th ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders 2000

Weir MR, Zia R, Andrew N, De Cock R. Normal corneal endothelial cell density in the Pakistani population. Poster presentation European Vision and Eye Research Meeting, Barcelona 2003

Saeed MU, Jafree AJ, De Cock R, Nash J. An unusual pathogen causing microbial keratitis. Acta Ophthalmol Scand 2004;82:606-608

Saeed MU, Jafree AJ, De Cock R. Intralenticular opacification of hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lenses. Eye 2005;19:661-664

De Cock R. Ligneous Conjunctivitis. In : Fraunfelder FT editor. Current Ocular Therapy 6th ed. Elsevier 2005

De Cock R, Fajgenbaum M, Leadbetter D. Opacification of the Rayner Centreflex hydrophilic lens implant after DSAEK. Presentation to Bowman’s Club, Leicester March 2013

De Cock R, Fajgenbaum M, Leadbetter D. Opacification of the Rayner Centreflex hydrophilic lens implant after DSAEK. Poster presentation at ESCRS Annual Congress, Amsterdam Sept 2013

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