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Non-RCOphth events

RCOphth can help promote events and courses run by our partners and organisations in the eye healthcare sector.  There is no guarantee that your event or course will be featured.  Please download the request-to-publish-courses-and-events-sept2015 form and send to communications@rcophth.ac.uk.

We also advertise non-RCOphth revision courses on this page.

Fri 3 March 2017

Moorfields Ophthalmic A&E Course
Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital
This comprehensive course is aimed at ophthalmologists and other clinical staff involved in assessing patients with acute ophthalmic problems. Organised by Miss Seema Verma, and with faculty drawn from leading Consultant A&E staff at Moorfields Eye Hospital, the aim of the course is to ensure that all clinical staff who attend the course will acquire the skills needed to manage common and serious eye problems in a practical way. For further information, please visit the Moorfields website.

Fri 3 March 2017 Ophthalmology Exchange: Scientific Frontiers in Dry Eye Disease and Glaucoma
Venue: Wellcome Collection Event Spaces, London
This inaugural meeting will provide advanced clinical and scientific exchanges in the fields of dry eye disease and glaucoma, including plenary presentations and two breakout symposia. An interactive exhibition, using virtual reality technology, and case history discussion will also be available from 9am-5pm. In addition, Clinical and Research Fellows in Ophthalmology are invited to submit research as a poster presentation, which will be displayed during the event and judged.
For further information and to book please click here.
Tue 7 March 2017

One-Day Symposium on Lacrimal Surgery
Venue: The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, IP4 5PD
The symposium is primarily for ophthalmologists and otolaryngologists who are interested in lacrimal surgery.  Would be useful to those in the process of establishing a DCR practice in their department. The objective being to illustrate the range of techniques commonly used in major practice in the UK – Course Fee £450.
For further information and to book, please click here.

Wed 8 –   Fri 10     March 2017

The 4th Manchester Oculoplastic, Lacrimal & Orbital Dissection Course
Venue: The University of Manchester
This course features speakers with international reputations in their specialist fields. Fresh frozen cadaver dissection in one of the most advanced skills labs in UK. Minimal didactic teaching – focus is on dissection and surgical techniques.
Maximum hands-on experience of surgical techniques with a high expert faculty to delegate ratio. For further information please contact Saj Ataullah.
You may view the course flyer here.

14 and 15 March 2017 UK Neuro-Ophthalmology Special Interest Group
Venue: The Royal York Hotel, York
The group’s 9th National meeting will take place in York 14 and 15 March 2017.
The meeting is joint with the Netherlands Neuro-Ophthalmology Society and will consist of interactive case presentations, research and audit presentations, updates on Electrodiagnostic Assessment and Toxic and Nutritional Optic Neuropathy. For more information please visit www.UKNOSIG.com
Thu 16 March 2017

19th Medical Ophthalmological Society Meeting
Venue: The Royal York Hotel, York
The meeting will include a Symposium on Mitochondrial Disease and the Eye, an Update on Imaging, a free paper session and the Annual Guest Lecture on Rheumatology and the Eye. Speakers include Dr Patrick Yu Wai Man, Dr Hannah Steele, Mr Alastair Denniston and Dr Millie Stone.
Please see the website www.mosuk.co.uk  for details, registration and abstract submission. Abstract deadline is 5pm on 12 January 2017.

Thu 16 March – Fri 17 March 2017

Cornea and Oculoplastics Course
Venue: Corneo Plastic Unit, Queen Victoria Hospital
Including Clinical Sessions with an opportunity to examine patients with ‘textbook’ examples of Corneal and Oculoplastics disorders and diseases. Course fee is £500 which includes lunch, course dinner and overnight accommodation on Thursday 10th March.
For further information please email Jackie.walker@qvh.nhs.uk

Sat 18 – Sun 19 March 2017

British Society for Refractive Surgery
Venue: The Belfry, Coldfield
An action packed program with excellent speakers presenting the latest technology and controversies, and a refractive surgery course on Saturday regarding optimising outcomes
For more information please visit www.bsrs.co.uk

Tue 21 – Wed 22 March 2017

Course on Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy
Venue: Institute of Ophthalmology, London
This course is designed for nurses, optometrists, junior ophthalmologists, F2 doctors and others interested in learning about common ophthalmic disorders.
For more information and to book your place please click here.

Thu 30 – Fri 31 March 2017

British Association for Ophthalmic Pathology Meeting
Venue: Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital, Dublin
This meeting allows ophthalmologists, histopathologists and others interested in ophthalmic pathology to share their experiences and learn from each other. Most presentations are based on clinical cases, although there is a small research component to the meeting.
For further information and to book please click here.

Thu 6 April – Fri 7 April 2017

Coventry Advanced Strabismus Cadaveric Course
Venue: West Midlands Surgical Training Centre, Coventry
This course is aimed at specialists in Strabismus at Fellowship or Consultant level. There is the opportunity to perform complex strabismus surgery in a safe environment on cadavers.  Subjects are covered through lectures, case presentations, video and demonstrations of the relevant surgical techniques by experienced senior squint surgeons. For further information on the course please click here.

Sat 15 April 2017

Binocular, The Royal Free Ophthalmology & Strabismus Course
Venue: 
The Atrium, Ground Floor, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, Belsize Park
A one day, hands on approach to the assessment, diagnosis and management of strabismus including pre course reading material, lectures on demystifying the orthoptic report, common presentations of comitant and incomitant strabismus, surgical and non surgical management of strabismus, amblyopia and assessment of vision in children, common examination cases, patient based small group practical sessions with live patients, practical experience in interpreting Hess charts. Suitable for all trainee Ophthalmologists, particularly those about to sit the part 2 FRCOphth exam.
For further information please click here, or contact mrjainsecretary@gmail.com.

Fri 28 April 2017

Keele Oculoplastic Dissection Course
Venue: Keele Anatomy and Surgical Training Centre, Keele University
One day cadaver dissection course aimed at ophthalmic trainees. There will be a quick talk covering key concepts followed by a practical session using fresh frozen cadaver material. Topic covered include Ptosis surgery (Anterior & Posterior approach), Lateral tarsal strip, Wedge excision, Evisceration or Enucleation and External DCR,
For further information please contact shahiba.begum@nhs.net.

Wed 21 June – Fri 23 June 2017

BOPPS 2017 Annual Meeting
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine
Sessions will include: Ptosis, Lower Lids, Orbits, Lacrimal, Thyroid Eye Disease, Surgical Tips and there will be free paper and eposter sessions. The outline programme details and updates can be found on the website: www.bopss.co.uk/meetings/bopss-2017-london/

Abstract Submission opens on 2 January 2017 and registration opens for the early bird on 9 January 2017.  For more information, registration and programme updates please contact: conference@bopss.co.uk

Fri 13 Oct 2017

Ophthalmic Imaging: From Theory to Current Practice
Venue: CAP Event Center, Paris
This one day congress, only dedicated to ophthalmic Imaging will include theoretical courses on OCT, Anterior Segment Imaging, Visual Field, Ultrasound, IOL Calculation, Corneal Topography, Imaging for IVI and Laser Treatments, Radiology, Electrophysiology
For more information please visit this link

Unless otherwise indicated, please note that the RCOphth does not run or endorse any of the courses listed on this page.