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Where are they now?

The Eye News and University of Edinburgh teams last met up with Zomba-based Dr Chinsisi Namate Nyirenda, in Glasgow, May 2022, when she was a member of The Ophthalmological Society of Malawi’s delegation to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual...

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital: Introduction to Clinical Ophthalmology

This course is an introduction to the specialty of Clinical Ophthalmology, providing an overview of the field and its subspecialties. Each lecture focuses on common conditions, discussing symptoms, signs, investigations, and management. Available from Monday 15 January.

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh recruiting new board members and trainee representative for SSBs

The Surgical Specialty Boards (SSBs) are constituted within the internal governance structure of the College and exist primarily to support, advise and assist the College and its Council across the breadth of core College activities as they relate to specialty...

Innovations in ophthalmology: what can the innovations of the past teach us about tomorrow?

BUOS Prize Essay – 2nd prize winner for 2013 submissions Introduction An essay titled Innovations in Ophthalmology might choose to focus on the history; from cataract couching to femtosecond lasers, ophthalmology has had no shortage of topics worthy of discussion....

The 2021-2022 ophthalmology ST1 application process

Harry Rosen updates us on what is involved in the current UK Ophthalmology Specialist Training (OST) programme application process. The process of applying to the UK Ophthalmology Specialist Training (OST) programme is constantly changing each year, adapting to the needs...

Scottish Ophthalmic Imaging Society Meeting

The first meeting of The Scottish Ophthalmic Imaging Society will take place on 14 February 2020 at The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. Approved for 6 CPD points from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, and CET points applied for, the...

The International Congress of Ophthalmology (ICO): a history

Readers of Eye News will notice in the Events section that the World Congress of Ophthalmology (WOC) is scheduled to take place in Barcelona in June 2018. This is in fact the renamed International Congress of Ophthalmology (ICO) and now...

Toxic nutritional optic neuropathy (TON)

Toxic optic neuropathy are a group of conditions manifested by reduction of visual functions secondary to damage to the anterior visual pathways from exposure to a toxin. The implicated toxin could be work-based, food or drink related, or iatrogenic medication....

Cortical blindness

Cortical blindness is a rare but recognised entity. Cerebrovascular accident is a well-known risk factor. We report a case of an 84-year-old lady with bilateral cortical blindness with multiple cardiovascular risk factors. Case report An 84-year-old lady was admitted under...

Home testing versus in-person visual acuity test results

This retrospective review compared visual acuity findings by parents / carers during telehealth consultations compared with their subsequent in-person tests. Parents were given an information pack with testing instructions for home tests. The study included 43 patients (86 eyes) with...
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