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RSM (The Royal Society of Medicine): 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...

RSM (The Royal Society of Medicine): Students and trainee prize meeting (Save the Date)

This valuable meeting will provides 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...

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...

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...

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...

Issues relating to declining numbers of paediatric ophthalmologists

The authors consider the economic decline of paediatric ophthalmology with a discussion of declining interest among medical graduates and in paediatric ophthalmology fellow numbers. Consideration is given to workforce issues in relation to poor revenue and an increase in the...

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...

The power of the full blood count

Vishal Shah walks us through his thought process whilst highlighting the importance of routine investigations when dealing with unusual retinovascular presentations. Retinal changes can arise in anaemia, leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloproliferative and myelodysplastic syndrome. They are often the first manifestation of...