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OBITUARY: A short tribute to Mike Sanders, Neuro-ophthalmologist

Mike Sanders was Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist at St Thomas’ Hospital and the National Hospital, Queen Square in London, 1969 to 1999. He passed away on 25 July of this year. Over this 30-year period he had huge influence over the evolution...

Surgical management of high myopia strabismus

This is a small case series of three patients with unilateral or bilateral high myopia with exotropia and hypotropia. Surgery involved nasal loop myopexy between the medial and superior recti muscles with or without lateral rectus recession and / or...

In conversation with Bernie Chang (RCOphth President)

We spoke to Professor Bernie Chang, President of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, about his highlights so far, the curriculum update being delivered tomorrow, and the innovations required to run the Congress this year.

Collaboration between The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Bausch + Lomb ensures access to latest cutting-edge equipment for phaco surgery

Bausch + Lomb, a leading innovator in eye health, and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth.) announce a multi-year collaboration to ensure that trainees and experienced surgeons have access to the latest, cutting-edge equipment as part of simulation training for cataract and retinal surgery.

OSI (Ocular Surface Insight) Annual Symposium & Dry Eye Masterclass

By popular demand Ocular Surface Insight (OSI) is running another 2-day conference in London on the 24-25 March 2023. This event gives ophthalmologists, optometrists and trainees the chance to hear from world-leading experts in ocular surface disease at this new...

Ophthalmic history made easy

There are now three ophthalmic medical documentaries to dip into on to Royal College of Ophthalmologists website.

Michael Burdon to begin term of office as a BCPB Trustee

Michael Burdon begins his term of office as a BCPB Trustee in July 2020, and in October 2020 will become Chairman of the Council when Paul Hunter retires after six years.

Book Competition - Update: Student and Trainee Discount Available

Following the successful book competition held by Eye News, where entrants competed to win a signed copy of a book, students and trainees can now purchase a copy at a discounted rate.

National Student Ophthalmology Conference (NSOC) 2022

The National Student Ophthalmology Conference (NSOC) will host its 2022 edition this Saturday, 23rd April. A virtual event taking place over Zoom, the Conference will feature guest speakers, virtual lectures and specialist talks, covering key clinical knowledge, public health and...

An optometrist’s view of the Emergency Eye Day

Liverpool is steeped in history, from its mercantile history, home to Cunard and the White Star line, to the Merseybeat and Derek Hatton. Not to be outdone at their annual meeting in the city, the Royal College of Ophthalmologists made...

A Practical Guide for Aspiring Ophthalmologists

Entry to ophthalmology training at ST1 level is one of the most popular and competitive recruitment processes in UK postgraduate medicine, therefore applicants should take every opportunity to prepare themselves for this challenge. Hopeful ST1 applicants may find A Practical...

Review of international telemedicine infrastructure for ROP

This review aimed to review the information and communications technology available for telemedicine, the internet access and economic status of countries at greater risk for higher prevalence of ROP, the framework of established ROP telemedicine programmes, and the cost-effectiveness of...