Seeing the Funny Side: Taking on the Edinburgh Fringe with Sight Loss

Comedian Jake Donaldson is partially blind, or partially sighted, depending on your outlook on life, but what’s it really like to be a visually impaired comedian?

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!

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.

Report: Kabgayi International Ophthalmology Conference 2024

My journey to Rwanda in April 2022 aimed to expand vitreoretinal services, but it also highlighted the need for robust scientific discourse, akin to the UK's ophthalmology culture, and so we seized the opportunity to plan an 'international' ophthalmology conference to coincide with a visit from five of my former UK consultant colleagues.

BCLA ASIA 2024 triumphantly takes place in Chengdu, China

The British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) marked an historic milestone with the successful staging of BCLA ASIA in mainland China.

The Retina International World Congress will take place in Dublin from June 5-8

The Retina International World Congress hosted by Fighting Blindness will take place in Dublin, Ireland, from June 5-8.

Animal antics for children with vision impairment

Nine families with children with vision impairment got up to some animal antics at a mini zoo in Perth, thanks to the charity RNIB.

Understanding optical lab processes at 100% Optical

Boosting understanding amongst the entire practice team about what happens in the optical lens manufacturing process was a keynote lecture which drew a packed audience to the OSA stand at 100% Optical.

In conversation with Vasuki Sivagnanavel at 100% Optical

At 100% Optical at the end of February, we were lucky enough to run into Vasuki Sivagnanavel, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at The Royal Eye Unit, Kingston Hospital, shortly after her presentation: 'Diagnostic insights with retinal ultra-widefield multimodal imaging - perspectives from an optometrist and ophthalmologist'.

Eyecare professionals welcome CooperVision’s ‘Fresh Start’ initiative at 100% Optical 2024

Leading manufacturer leads peer-to-peer conversation and shares ideas on ways to help improve the contact lens patient fitting journey.

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