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Review evaluates efficacy of eye protection equipment to protect against Covid-19

Researchers from the University of Oxford have concluded that there is "no direct evidence from randomised trials that eye protection equipment alone prevents transmission of COVID-19."

Haag-Streit releases easy-to-follow disinfection guidelines during COVID-19 pandemic

Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard ophthalmic and optometry equipment, has produced easy-to-follow disinfection guidelines for all Haag-Streit products, to assist Clinicians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Altomed: MST - Managing Complex Cases Post COVID-19 with Ike K Ahmed, David Lockington, Paul Ursell and Graham Auger

Complex cases can arise at any time. In the COVID-19 landscape, minimizing complications is perhaps more important now than ever. Learn how the experts prepare and what devices they keep on hand for when challenging cases occur.

RSM: The effect of COVID-19 on global ophthalmology

This webinar is FREE for RSM members and ALL students and trainees. 20 x bursary places are available for eye healthcare professionals from LMIC countries. Please email ophthalmology@rsm.ac.uk with your hospital or workplace ID. This unique webinar takes a global perspective on the impact of COVID-19 on blindness, eye care services, and training. Specialists will illustrate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on global ophthalmology and present the impact on ophthalmology services which will be followed by a panel discussion with experts in international eye health. Key speakers include: Mr Will Dean- Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon NHS, Professor GVS Murthy- Public Health Foundation of India, Professor Clare Gilbert- International Center for Eye Health and Mr Thulasiraj Ravilla - Executive Director of LAICO - Aravind Eye Care System, Madurai, India.

First UK doctor dies due to Covid-19

An ear, nose and throat consultant has become the first UK doctor confirmed to have died of coronavirus.

RCOphth to host digital event on COVID-19 recovery

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.