In recognition of Earth Day, on 22 April 2021, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) has declared a Climate Emergency and released a call to action for environmentally sustainable practices in the eye health sector.
The University of Auckland, New Zealand - Ophthalmology Sub-speciality Fellowship Applications Open – Deadline 18 June 2021
The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland and Greenlane Hospital, Auckland District Health Board have openings.
NIHR Doctoral Fellow Sohaib Rufai is sharing his guitar performances to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.
An observational study published today in Ophthalmology (the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology) indicates that low to moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a lower risk of requiring surgery for cataracts, although the nature of the study means it does not definitively prove a direct causal effect.
The Lancet Global Health Commission on Global Eye Health highlights the changing nature of the issues facing eye health professionals worldwide.
Glaucoma UK is launching a new booklet to highlight the services it can offer to people with glaucoma, and the healthcare professionals looking after them.
CBM has launched a fundraising appeal to improve access to sight-saving treatment in Zimbabwe, and until 20 May all public donations will be doubled by the UK government.
A study published today in BMJ Open Ophthalmology has shown the impact of COVID-19 on those already experiencing vivid hallucinations as a result of Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS).
Nigeria has the highest population of people living with diabetes mellitus (DM) in sub-Saharan Africa. As at 2013 the population of people living with DM stood at 4.9 million, of whom an estimated 1.7 million had diabetic retinopathy (DR). There is currently no national DR screening and treatment programme.
The University of Edinburgh has opened applications for The David and Molly Pyott Foundation Scholarships in Ophthalmology which will support eligible ophthalmology trainees / registrars /residents undertake the university’s online, two-year, part-time ChM (Master of Surgery) in Clinical Ophthalmology from September 2021.
The Scottish Ophthalmological Club meeting will take place on 24 February.