News archive for 2020
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.
The deadline is approaching for applications to the MSc (Master of Science) in Primary Care Ophthalmology and ChM (Master of Surgery) in Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of Edinburgh. Enhance your ophthalmic knowledge and clinical practice with world class postgraduate...
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...
Michael Burdon begins his term of office as a BCPB Trustee in July 2020, and in October 2020 will become Chairman of the Council when Paul Hunter retires after six years.
This year, the International Glaucoma Association's (IGA) Glaucoma Awareness Week will take place from 29 June to 5 July. The IGA wants more people in the UK than ever before to know just how important it is to look after...
A survey by eye research charity Fight for Sight has found that people with sight loss fear their sight will further deteriorate during the Covid-19 pandemic, as they struggle to access treatment for their eye conditions.