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RSM: Ophthalmology trainee and student prize meeting

This meeting is an excellent opportunity for members of the ophthalmology community and of all grades to hear detailed and insightful recent research presentations from junior doctors. Students and trainees will present their research from multiple subspecialties and receive a...

Multimodal Retinal Imaging

Understanding of rapidly advancing retinal imaging techniques is important as they have changed the management of retinal conditions considerably. Interpretation of these tests is a vital skill in the armamentarium of every practising ophthalmologist. The book is directed at general...

Uveitis and juvenile arthritis costs

The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether cost, prior insurance authorisation concerns and subspecialty practice influence therapeutic decisions in the treatment of uveitis associated with JIA. The authors developed an email questionnaire that included a brief vignette of...

Screening for ROP using wide-angle digital retinal photography by non-ophthalmologists

This is a systematic review article to evaluate the accuracy of digital retinal photography (DRP) performed by trained personnel (non-ophthalmologists) in diagnosing clinically significant retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). The authors used search engines including Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL and Cochrane databases....

In conversation with Professor Rubens Belfort (2018)

We caught up with Professor Belfort at the 2018 Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress to discuss his Duke Elder Oration on ‘Classic, emergent and unknown intraocular infectious diseases'. Click the image below to see his answers to our questions.

In conversation with Dr Harold Quigley (2018)

Dr Quigley visited the Eye News stand at the 2018 Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress to tell us about his Optic UK lecture on the topic of '21st century glaucoma treatment', which covered how we should define, treat and...

Patient and clinician view of telemedicine for neuro-ophthalmology consultations when in-person is not possible

The authors present a linked survey sent to patients and neuro-ophthalmologists after a consultation with one of 12 neuro-ophthalmologists from three centres in the United States, over a three-month period in 2020. All consultations were offered virtually due to restrictions...

Identifying drugs associated with intraoperative floppy iris syndrome

Before David Chang MD from the University of California found out about intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS), ophthalmologists were mystified each time they came across cataract surgeries that were characterised by sudden intraoperative iris prolapse and pupil constriction. The biggest...

British Council for Prevention of Blindness has a new Chairman

BCPB’s new Chairman Mr Michael Burdon FRCOphth FRCP is a consultant ophthalmologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham with a specialist interest in neuro-ophthalmology.

Management of congenital NLD obstruction

The authors evaluated changes in management of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO) by surveying 1495 Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (AAPOS) members. The survey consisted of 21 multiple choice questions with anonymised return. Responses were received from 127 members...

The 4th Ocular Surface Masterclass

The world-class faculty for the 4th National Ocular Surface Masterclass include keynote Dart Lecture by Prof Graham Lee (Brisbane, Australia) on 25 years experience of Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia, and keynote Dua Lecture by Prof Ian Rennie on pigmented lesions...

2021 International Undergraduate Ophthalmology Virtual Conference

King’s College London is delighted to announce the 2021 International Undergraduate Ophthalmology Virtual Conference.