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Survey reveals poor public awareness of dry eye disease

A new survey has revealed how few people are aware of Dry Eye Disease, a debilitating and painful eye condition which affects one in four people in the UK.

Santen UK certified as Great Place to Work

Santen UK is delighted to announce that it is officially certified as a great place to work by the independent global authority on workplace culture, Great Place to Work®.

Emerging therapies for geographic atrophy: complement inhibitors show potential to slow progression and preserve RPE and photoreceptor integrity

Geographic atrophy (GA) is an advanced form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) characterised by progressive, irreversible loss of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) and photoreceptors and is estimated to account for approximately 10% of AMD-related blindness [1-4]. The Age-Related Eye...

Esme's Umbrella: Charles Bonnet Syndrome Patient Information Event

An event to mark 5 years since the launch of Esme’s Umbrella and three hundred years since the birth of Charles Bonnet. @10:00 - 12:30 (GMT)

Aciclovir Agepha: First-line treatment for Herpetic Keratitis is now available

AGEPHA Pharma is proud to announce Aciclovir AGEPHA 30 mg/g eye ointment is now available to be prescribed across the UK.

Congratulations to the SOC poster prize winners!

The Scottish Ophthalmological Club (SOC) recently hosted another excellent webinar on the theme ‘Post COVID – The Best of Times and The Worst of Times'.

Experiences of patients and their families and the impact of Leber hereditary optic neuropathy

The authors present a qualitative study which aimed to explore the impact of Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) from diagnosis to present day on both patients and their families. Individuals with LHON and their families were purposively sampled from four...

EU: is it time to leave and embrace the world?

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union (EU) or leave? It’s a big decision involving some complex issues, and there’s no doubt the EU will continue to change. Ipsos MORI’s monthly EU voting intention poll published...

James Kalaiti, Clinical Specialist, joins Surgitrac Instruments UK

Surgitrac Instruments UK is delighted to announce the appointment of James Kalaiti, Clinical Specialist for London and South East.

New team member for Topcon Surgical

Topcon Great Britain Medical has announced a new addition to the Topcon Surgical team.

It’s not all about ARED - Time for a pragmatic approach to nutrition for eye health?

Advances in treatment for retinal diseases involving neovascularisation have undoubtedly changed the future of eye care across the UK for the better, but also created great challenges for service delivery in ophthalmology, particularly within the NHS. Some statistics are starting...