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Seminar Review: Primary Care Ophthalmology

Dec 08
2016

I attended the recent Primary Care Ophthalmology meeting at the College organised by Stella Hornby. It was a thoroughly stimulating and thought-provoking meeting and definitely achieved its aim of enlightening the audience on the differing issues facing Primary Care Ophthalmology and the differing models of delivering it. Parul Desai gave us an excellent overview of

  • 8 December 2016

Sightsavers recruiting consultant ophthalmologist for MTR of ‘Strengthening Pakistan’s Response to Diabetic Retinopathy’ project

Dec 08
2016

Sightsavers are looking for a consultant ophthalmologist to undertake a mid-term review of the ‘Strengthening Pakistan’s Response to Diabetic Retinopathy’ project. To undertake this mid-term review the consultant would be working very closely with the Sightsavers Pakistan country office team as the in-country focal point, as well as with partners in the 3 institutions implementing the

  • 8 December 2016

National Opthalmology Database (NOD) Audit Update

Dec 07
2016

The data contributed in the first year (01 September 2015 – 31 August 2016) of the prospective audit is currently being cleaned and analysed by the NOD statistician. The audit report, which is expected to be published in March 2017 will include case complexity adjusted outcomes for surgical complications and visual acuity loss from cataract

  • 7 December 2016

The Peter Barry ESCRS Fellowship

Dec 07
2016

Applications are invited for this very prestigious fellowship which commemorates the enormous contribution made by the late Peter Barry to cataract and refractive surgery and the ESCRS. This annual Fellowship is for 50,000 euros to allow a trainee to work aboard at a center of excellence in the field of cataract and refractive surgery any

  • 7 December 2016

Fungal Endophthalmitis

Dec 07
2016

Moorfields Eye Hospital is currently investigating an unusually high rate of fungal infections resulting from corneal graft surgery. Moorfields has identified that a number of patients have developed fungal endophthalmitis following corneal graft surgery since June 2016. A full investigation is underway to determine the cause of these infections. It has been noted that the

  • 7 December 2016