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Ophthalmology specialty training applications: a costly affair?

Ophthalmology is one of the most competitive specialties to pursue training in worldwide. In the United Kingdom, the ST1 entry national selection competition ratio for the past few years has ranged between four to five applicants per post [1]. The...

2019 ICO-Allergan Research Fellowship awarded

Dr Matias Iglicki, from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina, has been selected as the second recipient of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)-Allergan Fellowship Award, by a panel of leading experts.

Strabismus after ocular surgery

This literature review discusses the incidence of diplopia after ocular surgery procedures for lids and ocular adnexa considering the mechanisms and treatments involved. Lid and conjunctival surgery included blepharoplasty, conjunctivodacrocystorhinostomy, conjunctival lesions and pterygia; cataract surgery; refractive surgery; glaucoma surgery;...

Horus Pharma to distribute intravitreal implant ILUVIEN® in France

Intravitreal implant ILUVIEN, developed by Alimera Sciences, is now available in France, distributor Horus Pharma has announced. ILUVIEN is aimed at patients with vision impairment associated with chronic Diabetic Macular Edema (DME), who have not responded well to other available...

50 Studies Every Ophthalmologist Should Know

This book features a compilation of 50 important clinical studies that have left a profound impact on the current clinical practice of ophthalmology. From the 1980 botulinum toxin injection study by AB Scott to the United Kingdom Glaucoma Treatment Study...

Anatomical Three-dimensional Orbital ModelS (ATOMS) in Ophthalmology Education

Our educational aim is to provide a simple blended learning solution to ophthalmology trainees centered around Anatomical Three-dimensional Orbital ModelS (ATOMS) to help teach orbital anatomy and make it simple to learn.

REPORT: American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery (AECOS) European Symposium

David Shahnazaryan, Consultant Ophthalmologist, London, UK and Radhika Rampat, Consultant Ophthalmologist, London, UK, report from the AECOS Symposium in Antwerp, Belgium (June 10-12).

Valuable resources for FRCOphth Part 1 exam preparation

The FRCOphth Part 1 exam is a difficult exam with an average pass rate of 46% in the last year. It is a requirement before entry into the third year of ophthalmology specialty training (OST). Passing this exam during foundation...

Your precious submission is awaited

It is one of the great trials of medical life trying to get things published. Where once upon a time a few case reports and being eighth author on a paper or two was more than sufficient to secure a...

CHEC Launches New Treatment Centre in Accrington

CHEC (Community Health and Eye Care), one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology services in the UK, has announced the opening of a new site in Accrington offering eyecare and endoscopy services to the local community.

My top five Instagram accounts to keep your scrolling educational

There’s no denying that now, more than ever, we are better connected to our electronic devices; 24/7, around the clock. The phenomenon of ‘Zoom’ and ‘Microsoft Teams’ is shaping the future of medical education, national trainee recruitment and conference access....

How to nearly (but not quite) get into ST1 ophthalmology training – some reflections

Ophthalmology is often considered to be an elite, highly competitive specialty, with little room for failure. Candidates and trainees tend to cultivate a certain urbane and confident style, and the bottleneck at ST1 can feel rather intense. The majority of...