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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.

Thu 21 – Sun 24 Jun 2018

Forefront Refractive Surgery: LASIK, Presbyopia Correction & SMILE
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, UK and 
London Vision Clinic, 138 Harley Street, London, UK
The aim of this course is to provide corneal refractive surgeons who are interested in starting or are already performing LASIK, PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision and small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) with a detailed description of all aspects of the three procedures. The course covers preoperative assessment, surgical technique, complications, postoperative management, and retreatments. The course includes lectures, practical workshops, and a wet lab.
For more information and to book your place please visit this link.

Fri 22 Jun 2018 UCL and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference
Venue: Wellcome Trust, NW1 2BE
FREE tickets are now available to a conference that will consider the challenges faced by people who have dementia and are also visually impaired. The conference is aimed at professionals who work with people who have dementia, those who have dementia or know of someone who has dementia. Jointly organised by the University College London and the Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Committee, the conference aims to raise awareness of problems faced by those affected by vision or visual perception conditions and dementia.
For more information and to book your place please visit this link.
Wed 27 June 2018 Bringing Uveitis into Focus in South Thames & KSS: Recent Advances in Management
Venue: Hilton London Tower Bridge

  • To review useful investigations and what to examine (apart from the eyes) when systemic disease is suspected
  • To have an overall understanding of prescribing uveitis patients
  • To learn about the General Ophthalmology Referral Pathway for Non-infectious Uveitis in Adults and to understand why is it so crucial to optimise it

To book please contact alex.thomas@abbvie.com.

Fri 29 Jun 2018 Clinical Research in Ophthalmology: from Question to Trial
Venue: The Royal College of Physicians 11 St Andrews Place
The aim of this event is to inspire junior ophthalmologists and research healthcare professionals on how to become involved with research, building and leading research teams, securing research funding and presenting findings to an international audience. This event is organised and sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals.
For more information please contact hayley.mitchell@novartis.com.
Wed 11 – Tue 17 July 2018

Summer School in Ophthalmology
Venue: UCL Institute of Ophthalmology & Moorfields
This course will be presented by consultant ophthalmologists from Moorfields Eye Hospital and other leading clinicians, as well as UCL scientists. The course will cover interesting clinical and ground breaking scientific aspects of the discipline.
The course will be offered in a mixed format including a practical day where students will be taught to use specialist equipment for common ophthalmic problems.Students will have the opportunity to present their own research posters, network with peers and discuss cases with the experts.
This course is suitable for current or prospective medical students or recent medical school graduates.  Or Health Professionals with an interest in Ophthalmology.
For more information and to book 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.

Wed 5 Sep – Fri 7 Sep

Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium 2018 – The Thyroid and the Eye
Venue: Cambridge, UK

  • Two full days of fascinating presentations, debate and discussions about the important part the thyroid plays in the scientific and clinical manifestations of Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Plenty of opportunities to mingle with world leaders in their specialism and talk about the latest developments in the field of TED
  • A meeting and 2 night’s stay in a very individual and memorable Cambridge College location

For more information and to book your place please visit this website.

Thu 6 Sep – Sat 8 Sep

World Eye and Vision Congress
Venue: JW Marriott Dubai
Eye 2018 is all about providing a resourceful and knowledgeable arena for Ocular science. We have research expertise from different parts of the world coming to share their latest research works in the field of ophthalmology, optometry and vision science. To inspire the young minds we are glad to present a special category – The Young Researcher Forum (YRF).
For more information and to book 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.

Fri 28 Sept 2018

Ophthalmic Surgical Survival Skills Course
Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, NE7 7DN
Equip senior trainees (st5 and above) Ophthalmic transition to independent surgery and to deal with complications in cataract surgery and ocular trauma principles in a stress-free environment. 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, survival skills in a unique intensive series of practical surgical workshops with simulated surgery on realistic Philips Studio eyes.
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.

Thu 18 – Fri 19 Oct 2018

18th Global Ophthalmology, Optometry and Glaucoma Congress
Venue: Helsinki, Finland
Ophthalmology Conferences is pleased to invite you in “18th Global Ophthalmology, Optometry and Glaucoma Conference” (Oct 18-19, 2018) in Helsinki, Finland with the theme “The Science of Eye” to exchange your valuable works and ideas by bridging the gaps between the intellectuals from across the globe on ongoing developmental works in ophthalmology.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Sat 3 Nov 2018 Seeing is Believing IV: Focusing on the future, Royal College of Nursing Ophthalmic Nursing Forum Conference and Exhibition 2018
Venue: The Royal College of Nursing, London
Join us for this insightful day of learning packed full of updates from leading experts exploring advances and best practice in ocular health care. This day is suitable for all nurses and allied health care professionals involved in advising, treating and caring for those with ocular health needs.
For more information and to book your place please visit the RCN website.
Tue 23 Oct 2018

Brian Harcourt memorial meeting
Venue: Halewood Castle, Leeds
We are pleased to announce the 2018 Brian Harcourt memorial meeting themed ‘Significant Events in Ophthalmology’, approved for 5.5 CPD points. You may download the full programme and more information can be viewed on the website www.brianharcourt.org.

Fri 14 – Sat 15 Dec 2018

AOP Congress
Venue: Palais Brongniart, Paris, France
Since 2016, they are under the direction of a new organization, bringing them an international dimension.
The very best specialists are invited to share their expertise on the different treatments and techniques available: refractive surgery, cataract, cornea, retina, glaucoma, uveitis, contact lenses, pediatric ophthalmology, aesthetic ophthalmology and professional business.
For more information and to book your place please click here.

Thu 21 – Sat 23 Feb 2019

5th Annual Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology: Asia- Australia (COPHy AA)
Venue: TBA
The 5th Annual Congress on Controversies Ophthalmology: Asia Australia (COPHy AA) will take place in Shanghai, China, February 21-23, 2019.
The Congress will emphasize issues related to the region in terms of diagnostics, distinctive responses to treatments and typical complications. Many of the Faculty members will be local in order to discuss these typical regional problems.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Thu 4 – Sat 6 April 2019

The 10th Annual Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology: Europe (COPHy EU).
Venue: TBA
COPHy EU again will be devoted to evidence-based debates and discussions amongst session moderators, speakers and the audience, all of whom will examine and analyze the most relevant and controversial issues raised during the course of 2017 and 2018 within the field of ophthalmology. This educational Congress will continue to focus on Anterior Segment, Glaucoma, and Retina, and will discuss controversies in other areas of ophthalmology, such as neuro-ophthalmology, ocular imaging, and uveitis.
For more information and to book 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.