Professor Roy Taylor awarded MBE for services to diabetes research

Congratulations to Diabetes UK-funded researcher Professor Roy Taylor, who has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list, recognising his world-leading work in diabetes research.

Coming soon: the Eye Views podcast

Released in conjunction with The University of Edinburgh, the podcast will be available to listen and download on 16 February 2023.

Medical Ophthalmological Society (MOSUK) Meeting: 22 March 2023

This year’s meeting takes place on 22 March 2023, and showcases the interdisciplinary breadth of medical ophthalmology.

VisionSpring’s screening methodology is adopted by the World Health Organisation to increase global access to reading glasses

By endorsing the training of health workers and nurses to identify blurry near vision and dispense reading glasses, the WHO’s new training program is helping solve this billion person issue.

Archery enthusiast’s sight is back on target following ‘life-changing’ eye surgery for cataracts

Retired bus driver and keen archer Roger Kent is feeling grateful for his improved quality of life after undergoing successful cataract surgery at Freedom Vision in Bolton.

New partnership to prevent unnecessary sight loss

Sight loss charity the Macular Society has announced a new partnership with OcuPlan, a service designed to give patients with long-term eye conditions such as macular disease affordable access to specialist care to prevent unnecessary sight loss.

British Blind Sport calls for Voluntary Classifiers for visually impaired athletes

British Blind Sport (BBS) is seeking voluntary classifiers to aid in offering sight classifications for adults and children. BBS, which helps blind and partially sighted people lead active lives and engage and play sports, works with people at all levels,...

Clear sight is ‘revelation’ for Yaxley resident following ‘life-changing’ surgery

Retiree Steve Low has rekindled his love for photography.

Dr Sohaib Rufai awarded European Award in Medicine for Ophthalmology

Dr Sohaib Rufai has been awarded the 2022 European Award in Medicine for Ophthalmology. He led the world’s first study using handheld OCT to predict future vision in infantile nystagmus.

Tough gig

‘The times they are a-changin’. The words of this Dylan classic resonate down the decades, and in the light of recent events, speak eloquently to life in 2022. It feels like a lifetime of change has passed since the Eye...

Obituary: Sohan Singh Hayreh (1927 - 2022)

Sohan would have been 95 on 6 November this year, but due to complications of COVID-19, he passed away on 29 September.

World Diabetes Day workshop highlights the importance of education to protect the sight of people living with diabetes

Health professionals from all over the world came together to mark World Diabetes Day on 14 November 2022 through an online workshop celebrating progress in development of diabetic retinopathy (DR) services in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs).