Eye Surgeons of the Future

Who and where are the eye surgeons of the year 2040? Chien Wong reports from a London school's Careers Fair.

From the Editors: Back in the habit!

Recently I spoke at an ophthalmic conference in London. It was amazing to be back amongst friends and colleagues in person again, to learn and share with one another. I also took the opportunity to stay on for a few...

Scope Eyecare Announces Winners of Independent Prescriber Bursary Awards 2022

Three winners announced among 70 applicants.

New factsheet and consent form aim to better inform parents of children with myopia

A new factsheet and consent form developed by the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) in partnership with CooperVision will help eye care professionals to better manage children with myopia.

Farnborough International Airshow 2022 partners with Orbis UK

Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) announces Orbis UK as its official charity partner for 2022.

UKISCRS Open Nominations for Three New Council Members

The UKISCRS CIO, registered number 1191256, have a vacancy for three members to join the council.

Book Competition - Update: Student and Trainee Discount Available

Following the successful book competition held by Eye News, where entrants competed to win a signed copy of a book, students and trainees can now purchase a copy at a discounted rate.

Artists Unite: hear from artist Lindsey Whitelaw

An art exhibition examining sight loss opened as part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe in London on 10 June. Artist Lindsey Whitelaw spoke to Eye News about her process, and the influence of visual impairment on her work.

‘Step Up For Nystagmus’ this Nystagmus Awareness Day

Monday 20 June, the Nystagmus Network marks Nystagmus Awareness Day by asking supporters to ‘Step Up For Nystagmus’ to raise awareness of this complex visual impairment.

Glaucoma UK urges people to get their eyes tested amidst rise in glaucoma cases

With the number of people living with glaucoma in the UK expected to increase by almost a third between 2020 and 2035, Glaucoma UK is urging people to get their eyes tested.

Lord Trees and Baroness Sugg call to end Neglected Tropical Diseases with charity coalition at Westminster event

UK Coalition against Neglected Tropical Diseases works alongside co-host parliamentary reception in the House of Lords.

The University of Edinburgh - Supporting Future Leaders in Ophthalmology

The University of Edinburgh announce plan to award twelve scholarships this summer for successful international applicants to their Master of Surgery (ChM) in Clinical Ophthalmology programme. Deadline for application closes 15th June.