Unique exhibition conveys experience of visual impairment

The exhibition ‘Windows of the Soul’, part of the Bloomsbury Festival in London, has been pioneered by a combination of young scientists, clinicians and artists, some of whom are visually impaired themselves.

Charity partners celebrate 10 years in Zambia

Vision Aid Overseas and Specsavers are celebrating 10 years of working together.

Study shows laser treatment could significantly improve treatment for glaucoma in Africa

Results of a trial published in Lancet Global Health on 14/10/21 could pave the way for significant improvements in treatment for glaucoma in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Congratulations to the SOC poster prize winners!

The Scottish Ophthalmological Club (SOC) recently hosted another excellent webinar on the theme ‘Post COVID – The Best of Times and The Worst of Times'.

New helpline to offer support to thousands of Scots with sight loss

The new telephone service from Sight Scotland, Scotland’s largest sight loss charity, offers someone for people with sight loss and their families to turn to for information, advice and support.

New Ophthalmic Nurse Triage Course launched

A new online Ophthalmic Nurse Triage Course has been developed by Stanley Keys, an experienced hospital optometrist based in Inverness and developer of Optometry Evolution (an educational website for eye-care professionals.)

AI breakthrough brings geographic atrophy treatment a step closer

A team led by Dr Konstantinos Balaskas at Moorfields Eye Hospital Reading Centre has developed a fully automated, deep-learning model (algorithm) that can detect and quantify geographic atrophy using standard optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans.

Eye News to partner with AOP Young Ophthalmologists Program

We are delighted to announce our partnership with the AOP (Advanced Ophthalmologic Practice) Academy Young Ophthalmologists event 'Retina: How to avoid false friends'.

The IAPB searches for its 2021 Eye Health Heroes

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness has launched its annual development programme to celebrate and nurture young and upcoming talent in the eye health sector.

Manchester medical retina team to host free macula course

The Manchester Macula Course will be held virtually on Wednesday 15 September and Wednesday 29 September.

OSA Sustainability Committee holds first meeting

The OSA Sustainability Committee held its first meeting on Friday 23 July. The aim of the committee is to provide information, support and advice to OSA members who want to demonstrate their commitment to behaving in a more environmentally sensitive and more sustainable way.

SOC welcomes registrations and poster submissions for September meeting

The theme of the Scottish Ophthalmological Club spring meeting on 23 September is ‘Post COVID – The Best of Times and The Worst of Times', featuring eminent speakers on a range of topics.