News archive for 2021
Esme’s Umbrella – the Campaign to raise awareness of Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) – has been given charity status by the England and Wales Charity Commission.
We are delighted to announce we are now media partners of King's College London Ophthalmology Society.
The exhibition ‘Windows of the Soul’, part of the Bloomsbury Festival in London, has been pioneered by a combination of young scientists, clinicians and artists, some of whom are visually impaired themselves.
Vision Aid Overseas and Specsavers are celebrating 10 years of working together.
Results of a trial published in Lancet Global Health on 14/10/21 could pave the way for significant improvements in treatment for glaucoma in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Scottish Ophthalmological Club (SOC) recently hosted another excellent webinar on the theme ‘Post COVID – The Best of Times and The Worst of Times'.
The new telephone service from Sight Scotland, Scotland’s largest sight loss charity, offers someone for people with sight loss and their families to turn to for information, advice and support.
A new online Ophthalmic Nurse Triage Course has been developed by Stanley Keys, an experienced hospital optometrist based in Inverness and developer of Optometry Evolution (an educational website for eye-care professionals.)
A team led by Dr Konstantinos Balaskas at Moorfields Eye Hospital Reading Centre has developed a fully automated, deep-learning model (algorithm) that can detect and quantify geographic atrophy using standard optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans.
We are delighted to announce our partnership with the AOP (Advanced Ophthalmologic Practice) Academy Young Ophthalmologists event 'Retina: How to avoid false friends'.
The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness has launched its annual development programme to celebrate and nurture young and upcoming talent in the eye health sector.