RCOphth 2024 Report

A comprehensive tapestry of all our RCOphth Annual Congress content captured between 20–23 May 2024.

The third #AspireOphth Competition is here!

The RCOphth 2024 Annual Congress / #EyeConUK is coming up and you know what that means, we're teaming up again with Sohiab R Rufai for another #AspireOphth Competition!

William’s Marathon Mission: Running for Sofie and Sight Scotland

William Oviatt is running the Edinburgh Marathon to raise money for Sight Scotland to say thank you for all the help and support the charity gave to his family when his daughter, Sofie, was diagnosed with retinal dystrophy.

Ophthalmic surgeon returns to London Marathon after 31 years for Glaucoma UK

Michael Miller, in commemoration of Glaucoma UK's 50th anniversary, has achieved a remarkable feat by completing this year's London Marathon, three decades after he last completed the challenge in 1993, which he also ran in support of the charity.

ABDO announces dates for the ABDO Clinical Conference

The Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) has announced the dates for its second clinical conference. The ABDO clinical conference will take place on Sunday 6 and Monday 7 October at the ABDO National Resource Centre, Birmingham, providing two opportunities for members to attend.

Free rail travel for blind and partially sighted people and their companions announced for Scotland

Leading sight loss charities have hailed the Scottish Government’s ‘life changing’ decision to provide free rail travel for blind and partially sighted people and their companions, saying this decision will enhance rehabilitation, independence and ensuring people with vision impairment can maintain links with their communities.

Glaucoma UK and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists announce research award 2024

Glaucoma UK and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists are collaborating to run this prestigious award which has previously funded a range of research topics from prospective stem cell treatments to the use of big data in patient risk stratification.

New President and President-elect of the UK and Éire Glaucoma Society announced (1)

Glaucoma UK has announced the appointments of the new President and President-elect for its UK and Éire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS).

Updated MOSUK website

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the Medical Ophthalmology Society UK (MOSUK) meeting, which first took place in 1999 at St Thomas’ Hospital, London.

Coventry Community Eye Hospital recognised as ‘Outstanding’

Care and Quality Commission awards CHEC highest possible rating.

BCLA Presidential Address highlights the opportunities for growth in contact lens sector

The new President of the BCLA has used his inaugural address to urge the sector to have “meaningful” conversations after eye exams and deliver “better vision outcomes” for patients.

My Trip to London - A UKISCRS 47th Annual Meeting Review

Arriving in London on a wet Tuesday evening, I disembarked the train and began my expedition through the torrential rain, my drenched suit bag in one hand and my precious poster packaged and clutched to my chest in the other.

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