News archive for 2020
A new telephone chat service has been launched for people who live with Charles Bonnet Syndrome.
To mark National Eye Health Week (21-27 September), The College of Optometrists has issued advice on how to wear a mask, maintain healthy eyes and see clearly.
The College of Optometrists and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) have developed a joint vision for the two professions to continue to work together to support the delivery of safe and sustainable eye care services in England.
The RCOphth will be running its first ever virtual conference with lectures and discussions on restarting services, theatre pathways, the impact on training, home testing, digital innovations and the physical effects of the virus on the eye.
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Two international sight organisations have announced that they will merge from January 2021 to better tackle the global vision crisis.
The first e-poster competition by the Scottish Ophthalmological Club (SOC) is now open for entries.
The first virtual Scottish Ophthalmology Club (SOC) meeting will be held on Wednesday 30 September 2020.
From now on there will be one major annual exhibition, 100% Optical at London’s ExCeL exhibition centre, which has full industry support from the FMO and other major optical bodies.
The AAO has announced that its 2020 meeting will now be virtual only.
Glaucoma UK - formerly the International Glaucoma Association - is using this year’s Glaucoma Awareness Week (GAW) to launch a new name, visual identity and website for the charity, with the aim of reaching more people who have glaucoma, or who are at risk of glaucoma.
The advent of COVID-19 will continue to impose major adaptations in how we as surgeons practise and offer elective surgery going forward. In addition to how we try to adapt to make our practice as safe for the patient and our teams as...