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RCOphth Annual Congress - Day 3

Follow live updates and key highlights from Day 3 of the RCOphth Annual Congress.

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...

QR codes in posters

Sometimes it is nice to read a poster you see at a conference in more detail at a later date. With a little effort you can easily distribute a PDF version of your poster to interested readers by ‘attaching’ a...

iStent Technologies Virtual Surgical Course

In November 2021 Glaukos hosted a Virtual Surgical Course on iStent Technologies.

Getting one’s eye in

Lisette Bijma, Sister in the Eye Emergency Department at John Radcliffe Hospital, explains how COVID-19 provided a ‘baptism by fire’ and enabled fundamental and positive changes to the running of the department. Five years ago, I arrived in the UK,...

Chrome extensions

Chrome is the most popular internet browser, with 44% of the market share (April ‘19). The other browsers of relevance are: Safari (31%) and Firefox (14%). Both Chrome and Firefox can be used on PC and Mac. Safari is only...

Principles of contact lens fitting in keratoconus

Keratoconus is an ectatic condition of the cornea characterised by progressive conical distortion with irregular astigmatism, myopia and apical protrusion. Most cases progress slowly resulting in varying degrees of myopic astigmatism. Management of keratoconus includes spectacles, soft contact lenses, a...

A connected workplace - Part 2

In Part 1 of this topic (bit.ly/ENconnected) the need for a mature ophthalmic imaging network was described. Here, I provide a scoring scheme that can be used to articulate the maturity of existing devices. As with any scoring system, the...

New solutions in the prevention and treatment of Acanthamoeba keratitis

The global increase in Acanthamoeba keratitis infections has emphasised the inefficiencies of current treatment and preventative methods, here researchers from the West of Scotland detail a promising new series of compounds that may stem the tide. News headlines detailing horror...

Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology Third Edition

The Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology came out in 2006 and is now in its third edition. It is a valuable concise resource with over 1000 pages to cover initial assessment, diagnosis and management of a comprehensive range of ophthalmic problems....

In conversation with The Ophthalmological Society of Malawi

Eye News spoke to the Ophthalmological Society of Malawi about their plans for their Congress in September, what they have learned at the RCOphth, and the impact of the Vision2020 LINKS programme.

RCOphth Annual Congress - Day 1

Follow all the updates from the first day of the RCOphth 2022 Annual Congress here.