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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 16 Feb – Sat 17 Feb 2018

2nd International Swept Source OCT & Angiography Conference
Venue: Le Meridien Etoile, Paris
Leading ophthalmologists consider new clinical findings made possible with Swept Source Imaging and the implications for the management of patients.
For more information and to book: https://www.issoct.com/

Mon 26 – Tue 27 Feb 2018

19th Global Ophthalmology Summit 2018
Venue: Berlin Germany
Provides a unique educational activity for ophthalmology and specialists and brings together physicians and other clinicians to network and share opinions, highlighting the importance of ophthalmology advancement.
For more information and to book please visit this link

Mon 5 March – Fri 9 March 2018

Macular Course
Venue: Thistle Hotel, Barbican London
Contains an overview of the anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical investigation and current treatments for retinal disease. Course faculty are drawn from members of the Medical and Surgical Retina Services of Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Tue 6 March 2018

One-Day Symposium on Lacrimal Surgery
Venue: The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust – Heath Road, Ipswich 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.  www.ipswichhospital.nhs.uk/ent/teachingandeducation  

Thu 8 March 2018

Lang Lecture
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine
The programme for this meeting will be available soon.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Thu 15 – Fri 16 March 2018

Advanced 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 an Oculoplastics disorders and diseases. Course fee is £700 which includes lunch, course dinner and overnight accommodation on Thursday 15 March.

Mon 19 – Tue 20 March 2018

Advanced Strabismus Cadaveric Course
Venue: West Midland Surgical Training Centre at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
The course will improve the understanding of complex strabismus techniques and to provide a realistic simulation of the performance of complex strabismus surgery. The course provides a forum to discuss difficult squint cases amongst other experts to improve understanding of the indication of surgical techniques and to improve patient care and outcomes. For more information and to book your place please click here.

Tue 20 – Fri 23 March 2018

Intensive Four-Day Revision Course in the Basic Sciences for Ophthalmic Exams
Venue: UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
This four-day revision course covers the major topics examined for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ FRCOphth Part 1 Fellowship and International Council of Ophthalmology’s Basic Science assessments. The course also includes theoretical optics and refraction, plus advise on exam techniques, taught by experts in the field (from UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital and other departments.)
For more information please visit this website.

Wed 21 March 2018

Ophthalmic A&E Course
Venue: Thistle Hotel, Barbican London
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 more information about this course please click here.

Sat 24 March 2018

Thames Valley Intravitreal Injection Course
Venue: Holiday Inn Oxford
A perfect introduction for anyone wishing to find out more about performing intravitreal injections or for those already committed to start delivering injections.

  • Theorectical aspects of injection delivery
  • Patient safety and clinical governance
  • Medico-legal safety
  • Hands on session dedicated to developing intravitreal injection skills including use of injection devices

For more information please click here.

Thu 22 – Fri 23 March 2018

3rd Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress
Venue: London, UK
Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress (CME+CPD accredited) will advance the most dynamic and latest concerns in the field of Pediatric Ophthalmology – “Destination for Shaping and Allocation the Future of Eye”, bridging the gaps between the intellectuals from across the globe to enlighten their research and findings. For more information and to book please click here.

3-7 April 2018

London Eye Course
Venue: BMA House / Royal Free Hospital
FRCOphth Part 2 revision course (written and oral). Useful for candidates sitting FRCS (Ophthalmology), EBOD and ICO exit exams. Also useful for trainees wishing to extend their knowledge in clinical ophthalmology. 4 days of lectures and 1 day Mock OSCE/Viva. Please see the website for more details. For more information please click here.

Thu 12 – Fri 13 April 2018

British Association for Ophthalmic Pathology
Venue: Royal College of Ophthalmologists
The two day meeting will include case reports, research presentations, practice updates and discussion about current challenges, both clinical and non-clinical.
For more information and to book please click here.

Fri 20 April 2018

VR in a Day Course
Venue: Thistle Hotel, Barbican London
By attending this course you will gain the ability to interpret macular and retinal symptoms and clinical signs that warrant VR intervention. Confidently diagnose all common and many uncommon macular and retinal conditions. Decide and perform VR surgery for retinal disorders. Understand decision making in complicated cataract surgery and manage the complications from a VR perspective. you’ll be updated on current vitreoretinal innovations and technology. For more information and to book please click here.

Fri 20 April 2018

National Diabetic Eye Screening Conference 2018
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, London
This conference will provide an essential update to what’s happening in diabetic eye screening in 2018.Speakers invited from the national programme will provide insights into recent changes and those planned for the future, giving key updates for best practice.
Speakers and session titles will be announced over the next couple of months, if you would like to be contacted when more information is updated please email ophthalmology@rsm.ac.uk or visit this link.

Sat 21 – Sun 22 April 2018

Pantheo Annual Congress 2018: Ocular Complication Management
Venue: Amathus Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus
The Congress will cover current management principles of ocular complications in all fields of ophthalmology given by world experts. The Congress is an annual event held in Cyprus, in conjunction with the Midland Ophthalmological Society. For trainees there will be a case presentation competition. For more information please visit this link.

Mon 23 April 2018

SAS Conference: Career Progression
Venue: The Royal College of Anaesthetists, London
Joint RCoA and AoMRC event – Open to all SAS doctors, this cross-specialty conference focuses on career development with talks on training opportunities and career progression options including quality improvement, wellbeing and non-technical skills. This event also offers a networking opportunity. For more information and to book your place: bit.ly/RCoA-SASConf.

Thu 26 – Fri 27 April 2018

Strabismus and Oculoplastics Course
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital
Strabismus and Oculoplastic course is a rare opportunity to hone core surgical competencies. The day has been designed with maximum hands on operating time, so that every delegate will be able to perform every procedure under direct supervision, on fresh frozen cadavers.
For more information please visit www.nstcsurg.org

Thu 14 – Sat 16 Jun 2018

2nd International Conference and Expo on Cataract and Advanced Eye Care
Venue: Rome, Italy
Conference Series Ltd invites all the participants from all over the world to attend the 2nd International Conference and Expo on Cataract and Advanced Eye Care” during June 14-16, 2018  at Rome, Italy which includes prompt keynote presentations, oral seminars, poster presentations and exhibitions. For more information please visit this link.

Mon 30 July – Wed 1 Aug 2018

Adavancements on Ophthalmology Surgery and Clinical Practice
Venue: Barcelona, Spain
Ophthalmology Surgery 2018 includes international attendee workshops, lectures and symposia, including a designated registration area, a refreshment break and gala lunch. So come and join leading experts and allied professionals from July 30-Aug 1st, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain to keep up with the rapidly accelerating pace of change that is already having an impact on the field of Ophthalmology Surgery and will continue to in the future
For more information please visit this link.

Fri 24 Aug – Sat 25 Aug 2018

17th Asia Pacific Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting
Venue: Tokyo, Japan

17th Asia Pacific Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting will raise the most dynamic and latest issues in the field of Ophthalmology and Optometry. The Congress will highlight the discussion around the theme “Visualizing the global advancements in Ophthalmology and Optometry” by bridging the gaps between the intellectuals from across the globe to enlighten their research and findings at Ophthalmology Conference 2018.  For more information please visit this link.

Sun 9 Sept – 13 Sept 2018

XXIII Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research
Venue: Waterfront, Belfast
ISER’s biennial meeting champions the advancement of international eye research by uniting the leading clinicians and vision researchers from around the world to share their expertise and experience, making this a much-anticipated international event.
For more information please visit this link.

Mon 1 – Wed 3 October 2018

17th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Venue: Moscow, Russia
On behalf of Scientific Committee we cordially invite you to participate at the 17th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology to be held during October 01-03, 2018 at Moscow, Russian Federation. The theme of the conference is “An eye on the update of ophthalmology” which aims in exploring and address all sub-specialties and related interest associated with Ophthalmology.
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.