News archive for 2020
Glaucoma UK has announced the appointments of the new president and president-elect for its UK and Éire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS).
A new podcast and vodcast series exploring cutting edge tech to curb rise in preventable blindness has been launched by international eye health charity, Orbis.
A new website, Gene Vision (https://gene.vision), has been developed by Professor Mariya Moosajee and Dr Alex Yeong, supported by Dr Peter Thomas (Director of Digital Innovation at Moorfields Eye Hospital). The new site is intended for adults, children and their families who are diagnosed with rare genetic eye diseases.
A letter has been released to go to all optical professionals on behalf of the professional bodies and government bodies responsible for ophthalmic dispensing and optometry.
With experts predicting that global blindness will triple by 2050, and the number of people requiring eyecare already outpacing the number of trained ophthalmologists, eyecare training has never been more vital. Traditional in-person ophthalmic training has been curtailed by the...
The festive webinar will be held on Thursday 3 December at 7pm.
There has been a ground-breaking response to the online Charles Bonnet Syndrome Patient Information event on 16 November.
BCPB’s new Chairman Mr Michael Burdon FRCOphth FRCP is a consultant ophthalmologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham with a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology.
For the first time, the UK and Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) 2020 conference will be hosted digitally in light of the pandemic.
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.