News archive for 2022
Retired bus driver and keen archer Roger Kent is feeling grateful for his improved quality of life after undergoing successful cataract surgery at Freedom Vision in Bolton.
Sight loss charity the Macular Society has announced a new partnership with OcuPlan, a service designed to give patients with long-term eye conditions such as macular disease affordable access to specialist care to prevent unnecessary sight loss.
British Blind Sport (BBS) is seeking voluntary classifiers to aid in offering sight classifications for adults and children. BBS, which helps blind and partially sighted people lead active lives and engage and play sports, works with people at all levels,...
Retiree Steve Low has rekindled his love for photography.
Dr Sohaib Rufai has been awarded the 2022 European Award in Medicine for Ophthalmology. He led the world’s first study using handheld OCT to predict future vision in infantile nystagmus.
‘The times they are a-changin’. The words of this Dylan classic resonate down the decades, and in the light of recent events, speak eloquently to life in 2022. It feels like a lifetime of change has passed since the Eye...
Sohan would have been 95 on 6 November this year, but due to complications of COVID-19, he passed away on 29 September.
World Diabetes Day workshop highlights the importance of education to protect the sight of people living with diabetes
Health professionals from all over the world came together to mark World Diabetes Day on 14 November 2022 through an online workshop celebrating progress in development of diabetic retinopathy (DR) services in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Plans for Oriel, a new state-of-the-art eye care, research and education centre, have been given the green light.
Dame Twiggy Lawson fronts a new public awareness campaign focused on eye health, as cases of macular disease increase with our ageing population.
Professor Sunil Shah has racked up his air miles in recent years. Since 2016, the Consultant Ophthalmologist at Midland Eye and the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre, has become a repeat visitor to Cambodia where he has led a series...
Leading ophthalmologist Nikolina Budimlija to host CPD event in early October. Collaboration with family run Scope Eyecare reflects CHEC’s continued expansion of services and expertise.