Ophthalmologist runs second marathon for Glaucoma UK

In commemoration of Glaucoma UK’s 50th anniversary, ophthalmic surgeon Michael Miller completed the London Marathon, three decades after completing the race the first time round.

Miller was a trainee ophthalmic surgeon when he last completed the challenge in 1993 in gratitude for the charity’s support for his research into glaucoma.

He was appointed a glaucoma specialist consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital in 1992 and became chair of the board of trustees at Glaucoma UK in 2001 for 11 years.

Speaking about his latest feat, Miller said: ‘Even 68 year olds can do it. It took a bit longer than my last one 31 years ago, but I made it.

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