'Esme's Friends' telephone chat service launched

A new telephone chat service has been launched for people who live with Charles Bonnet Syndrome.

Mask management: Dry eyes and misty glasses

To mark National Eye Health Week (21-27 September), The College of Optometrists has issued advice on how to wear a mask, maintain healthy eyes and see clearly.

College of Optometrists and RCOphth launch joint vision for eye care

The College of Optometrists and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) have developed a joint vision for the two professions to continue to work together to support the delivery of safe and sustainable eye care services in England.

RCOphth to host digital event on COVID-19 recovery

The RCOphth will be running its first ever virtual conference with lectures and discussions on restarting services, theatre pathways, the impact on training, home testing, digital innovations and the physical effects of the virus on the eye.

University of Edinburgh online ophthalmology applications deadline approaches

The deadline is approaching for applications to the MSc (Master of Science) in Primary Care Ophthalmology and ChM (Master of Surgery) in Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of Edinburgh. Enhance your ophthalmic knowledge and clinical practice with world class postgraduate...

Leading sight organisations to merge

Two international sight organisations have announced that they will merge from January 2021 to better tackle the global vision crisis.

Entries welcome for SOC's first e-poster competition

The first e-poster competition by the Scottish Ophthalmological Club (SOC) is now open for entries.

A Scottish first: SOC goes virtual

The first virtual Scottish Ophthalmology Club (SOC) meeting will be held on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

100% Optical and Optrafair organisers join forces

From now on there will be one major annual exhibition, 100% Optical at London’s ExCeL exhibition centre, which has full industry support from the FMO and other major optical bodies.

AAO cancels meeting for first time since 1945

The AAO has announced that its 2020 meeting will now be virtual only.

Glaucoma UK reveals new name, website and branding

Glaucoma UK - formerly the International Glaucoma Association - is using this year’s Glaucoma Awareness Week (GAW) to launch a new name, visual identity and website for the charity, with the aim of reaching more people who have glaucoma, or who are at risk of glaucoma.

COVID-19 elective oculoplastic consent proforma

The advent of COVID-19 will continue to impose major adaptations in how we as surgeons practise and offer elective surgery going forward. In addition to how we try to adapt to make our practice as safe for the patient and our teams as...