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UKNOS (UK Neuro-ophthalmology Society) Annual Meeting 2022

Sessions will include Functional Visual loss, clinical talks, scientific presentations and a prize for the best trainee presentation.   For details see https://uknos.com. 

UKNOS (UK Neuro-ophthalmology Society) Annual Meeting 2023

The UK Neuro-ophthalmology Society (UKNOS) Annual Meeting will take place on Thursday 23 March 2023 at St Thomas’ Hospital, London with a programme focussed on Eye Movements and the Vestibular System. Sessions will include clinical talks, scientific presentations and a...

Haag-Streit UK and John Weiss secure Exclusive UK distributorships for VRmagic medical simulator portfolio 

Haag-Streit UK and John Weiss & Son have secured exclusive UK distributorships for the VRmagic range of medical simulator products.

Haag-Streit Simulation Eyesi Slit Lamp Gonioscopy Module launched in the UK

Haag-Streit UK is pleased to announce the launch of the Eyesi Slit Lamp gonioscopy module in the UK.

Simulated ocular surgery – strabismus surgery

See also Simulated ocular surgery and Simulated ocular surgery: pars plane vitrectomy and scleral buckling surgery Strabismus surgery requires a range of skills, distinct to those required for intraocular surgery. Even if a trainee does not plan to become a...

COVID-19 and Ophthalmology: RCOphth, ICEH and COECSA joint webinar

The Royal College of Ophthalmology of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COECSA) and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (the Royal College) have had a successful VISION 2020 LINK partnership for over 12 years. The partnership was established by the VISION...

Strengthening capacity for ophthalmic research within three East African VISION 2020 LINKS – The Research Mentorship Workshop

Building capacity for ophthalmic research in low- and middle-income countries is an important aim of the VISION 2020 LINKS Programme. The International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has been working...

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....

Ground-breaking achievements in blindness prevention

One small UK based charity is enabling pioneering research to prevent blindness in low and lower middle income countries. The British Council for Prevention of Blindness (BCPB), established in 1976, funds innovative research and training which seeds the development of...

Prof Dhillon discusses the importance of educational events

Eye News Co-editor Prof Baljean Dhillon shares a few words about the importance of educational events, particularly for trainees, as we move on from the worst of COVID-19.

The University of Edinburgh - Supporting Future Leaders in Ophthalmology

The University of Edinburgh announce plan to award twelve scholarships this summer for successful international applicants to their Master of Surgery (ChM) in Clinical Ophthalmology programme. Deadline for application closes 15th June.

VISION 2020 LINKS Programme: building capacity for eye care services in Nigeria through leadership and skills development

The Lagos-Bolton VISION 2020 LINK started in December 2011. It is one of 29 LINKS now running in the VISION 2020 LINKS Programme [1]. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with a current population of 178 million, projected...