The health care technology company teams up with the global non-profit to showcase how simulation, telemedicine and virtual reality (VR) are changing the landscape of cataract surgery education.
OAEE assists young eye doctors from Eastern Europe to attend as observers in specialist clinics in the UK where a fee for observerships is charged. It also helps fund teaching visits by UK ophthalmologists to Eastern Europe and gives travel bursaries to ophthalmologists and orthoptists wishing to present papers at national and international eye congresses in the region.
Vision Care for Homeless People’s 21st celebration is fast approaching with volunteers looking to step up the service, and 100% is the time to find out more about becoming involved in your area.
Open Sight Hampshire is delighted to announce Chris Dixon as its new Chief Executive.
An Inverness resident, supported by a national sight loss charity, meets monthly with other blind and partially sighted locals for a wander around Inverness city centre.
Children and Young People’s Commissioner commends Sight Scotland for leading the way in inclusive education
Nicola Killean, Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, has praised Sight Scotland for not only upholding the rights of visually impaired children and young people, but also empowering them to know their own rights so they can shape their own educational journey.
Circus Starr are excited to be back in Edinburgh with another inclusive circus inspired show!
Volunteers took delight in dispensing to the Crisis at Christmas guests who returned this week to collect their glasses, with frames kindly donated by Specsavers and lenses and glazing by EssilorLuxottica.
The London Crisis at Christmas Opticians and Eyecare Service, which is run as a partnership between Crisis, the national charity for people experiencing homelessness and Vision Care for Homeless People, celebrated its 20th year in December, with the service growing from one initial clinic to nine in London.
Orbis will work with Amazon's cloud computing arm to expand access to artificial intelligence-assisted eye screenings in Asia and Africa.
Braille, the system of raised dots that has enabled blind people to read and write, is as vital as ever, and has adapted to the advances of new technology, says RNIB, Scotland's leading sight loss charity.
Thomson software Solutions has pledged to support all the new Vision Care for Homeless People clinics which are scheduled to open in the next five years throughout the UK.