Dr. A. Hoste - Oogcentrum Goes

Dr. A. Hoste

Dr Ann Hoste


Date of birth: January 15th, 1959

Marital status: Married to Marc Goossens, Children: Johan o1997 and Karen o1999

Training: Qualification MD and Training in Ophthalmology: University of Ghent

Tasks: Glaucoma Specialist at Goes Oogcentrum, Antwerp

Number of Articles in peer reviewed American Journals as first author: 8

Number of Chapters in International Books as first author: 4 Latest chapter: Hoste AM: Beta-blockers. In: Glaucoma. Shaarawy T, Sherwood MB, Hitchings R and Crowston JG, Eds. Saunders Elsevier, 2009

Number of International Presentations: 35, Chronologically in:

Strasbourg, France / Rotterdam, the Netherlands / Sarasota, USA / Sarasota, USA / Athens, Greece / Budapest, Hungary / Athens, Greece / Tromsø, Norway / Manchester, UK / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Santiago, Chile / São Paulo, Brazil / Roma, Italy / Singapore / Inch.’on, Korea / Pusan, Korea / Drammen, Norway / Copenhagen, Denmark / Portoroz, Slovenia / Nassau, Bahamas / Jerusalem, Israel / Helsinki, Finland / New Orleans, USA / Stockholm, Sweden / Istanbul, Turkey / Munich, Germany / Berne, Switzerland / Helsingør, Denmark / Berlin, Germany / Alicante, Spain / Aachen, Germany / Vichy, France / Basel, Switzerland / Dubrovnik, Croatia / Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Number of National Presentations: 24

Number of Tips of the Month published on the Belgian Glaucoma Society website: 15

Number of Tips of the Month published on the European Glaucoma Society website: 25

Various: Photo’s demonstrating the filling-in of visual field defects by the brain (see www.glaucoma.be ) continue to be published in various national and international publications for ophthalmologists and for the public since 2002.
Author of the current patient information brochure of the BGS


Medical School, Qualification MD University of Ghent, Belgium
Part-time teacher (Human Physiology) in a Paramedical School Part-time General Practitioner
Full-time training in Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology Research area: contraction and relaxation of isolated heart muscle Dept of Human Physiology and Pathophysiology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Training in Ophthalmology Dept of Ophthalmology, University of Ghent, Belgium
Research: Physiopharmacology of isolated bovine ocular vessels. Introduction of the vessel myograph technique in Ophthalmology (published in IOVS, 1989) Dept of Human Physiology and Pathophysiology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
From 1990
Glaucoma Specialist at Goes Oogcentrum, Antwerp
Member of the Board of the BGS (Belgian Glaucoma Society) Editor of the Website www.glaucoma.be
Editor of the EGS (European Glaucoma Society) Tip of the Month at www.eugs.org ; author of many contributions