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Scope 2019 Charity Event - In Aid of RSBC

Every year Scope hosts an event in aid of various charities working to improve the lives of people with visual impairments in the UK and this year is no different, with the chosen charity being the Royal Society for Blind Children* (RSBC) (https://www.rsbc.org.uk/).

Sustainability in eyecare: Are virtual clinics the way forward in the diagnosis and monitoring of retinal disease?

Virtual clinics can be used successfully in screening and management of ocular conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity and age-related macular degeneration. Virtual clinics should be a considered as a more clinically appropriate modality of consultation, diagnosis and...

What's trending Feb/Mar 2021

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. Happy New Year! Goodbye 2020, a year no one could have imagined, with our lives and headlines dominated by COVID-19 as...

Developing community eye care: the evolution of Wales’ eye care services

In the third in our series about community eye care in the home nations, David O’Sullivan explains how Wales has developed its community eye care services. Since the devolution of healthcare to Wales on 1 July 1999 [1], significant changes...

Optegra celebrates 15th anniversary and announces expansion plans

Specialist eye hospital Optegra marks its 15th anniversary this month, having opened its first UK hospital in Guildford in 2008.

Mastering clinical skills in ophthalmology

To young junior doctors, and some senior doctors who may not have had much exposure to ophthalmology, the specialty can seem very foreign. Not only are the conditions and examination findings specific to the eyes, but the skill set required...

On reflection

Welcome one and all to our festive Eye News Dec/Jan 2024. The arrow of time has flown through 2023, landing us at the year’s end, but not before Santa brings you this special delivery. Aside from the partying and generally...

Eye drop reminder apps

There are quite a few apps in both the iPhone and Android app stores designed to help patients remember to take their eye drops. The goal here was to select an app suitable to recommend to patients. Ophthalmic specific apps...

More than six million treatments with AMARIS

The SCHWIND AMARIS product family proves to be a constant model for success in corneal surgery and continues to be in high demand worldwide. Around 1,200 AMARIS eximer lasers have been installed in 100 countries so far. Whether in Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania, Europe, North or South America: SCHWIND users have...

Saving sight and changing lives: working with Syrian refugees in Jordan

Two ophthalmologists from the Emory Eye Center share their three-year experience of treating refugees in the camps in Jordan. Jordan currently hosts an estimated 1.4 million Syrian people who have fled the war in their home country. Cataract & Cornea...

Glaucoma, Cornea and Cataract Lectures

Clinica London is a leading paediatric and adult ophthalmology and dermatology medical clinic located in London’s prestigious Harley Street. The Clinic’s consultants are highly skilled and have won British, European and International awards in their fields. As part of the...

Haag-Streit UK to offer iTrack Advance demonstrations at UKEGS 2022

Haag-Streit UK are excited to announce they will be offering iTrack Advance demonstrations at the United Kingdom & Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) event on the 19th and 20th October 2022.