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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.

Sat 3 – Sun 4 Jun 2017

The Moorfields Refraction Course for Ophthalmologists
Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital
The course consists of a series of lectures about the theory of refraction and prescribing; practical workshops; case studies; tutorials including lens neutralisation, retinoscopy (dry and cycloplegic), subjective refraction and prescribing.
A mock OSCE includes a 12 station exam, as per the College of Ophthalmologists format, with critique and feedback.
For further information: http://www.moorfields.nhs.uk/content/courses

Fri 9 – Sat 10 Jun 2017

EUPO 2017: Cornea Conjunctiva Refractive Surgery
Venue: CCIB, Barcelona (SOE 2017 Congress)
EUPO, European University Professors of Ophthalmology, is the organiser of the annual
course for residents in training. The courses were established 1988, involving an annual
structured sub specialty in ophthalmology. Most of ophthalmology curriculum is
covered over a 4 years period to allow residents to get an overview of theoretical
knowledge during their residency period. Every second year the EUPO Course is
organised in connection with the SOE Congress. EUPO 2017 will be organised in
Barcelona one day before and during the first day of the SOE 2017 Congress.
For further information please download the course flyer.

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

Tue 27 June 2017 Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) by SEE International
Venue: The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Taught by experienced faculty, this course is specifically designed for the practicing ophthalmologists who plan on using the technique in a humanitarian setting.
Upon conclusion of the training program, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the latest developments in Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Participate with a mentor in low-technology MSICS in humanitarian settings
  • Demonstrate skills needed for proficiency in this procedure

For more information and to book: https://www.seeintl.org/msics/london-june-2017/

Wed 28 June 2017

Audit in Ophthalmology Meeting
Venue: Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre
The Audit in Ophthalmology meeting aims to provide educational sessions on a range of topics surrounding how to run a successful audit and provide a forum for discussion and presentation of Ophthalmology audit data from around the UK.
If you have audit data you would like to present at this meeting, please contact rajvinder.chopra@novartis.com.
For more information about the meeting please download the save the date poster.

Thursday 6 July 2017

Emerging Evidence to Guide Management of CNV
Venue: Amba Hotel, Charing Cross, London
The aim of the meeting is to raise awareness of clinical evidence and guide management of choroidal neovascular membranes. Designed for ophthalmologists and allied healthcare professionals.
For further information please view the agenda.

Wed 12 July – Tue 18 July 2017

Institute of Ophthalmology / Moorfields Eye Hospital Summer School in Ophthalmology
Venue: Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
This certificated course is aimed at medical students, junior doctors and others who are interested in ophthalmology as a potential career choice.  It 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.
Places are limited so please book early via this link.

Thu 14 Sept – Sat 16 Sept 2017

UK Eye Genetic Group (UKEGG) and International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma (ISGEDR) Joint Meeting
Venue: The Rose Bowl, Leeds, UK
The meeting will provide updates on inherited eye diseases and retinoblastoma including 100,000 genome project, genetic testing, counselling, clinical trials and emerging therapies with special symposia, free papers, posters and case presentations. A must for ophthalmic/genetic clinicians/nurses vision scientists and genetic counsellors. 1/3 day rates available.
For more information please visit the UKEGG website or the ISGEDR website.

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

Mon 4 Dec – Wed 6 Dec 2017

18th European Ophthalmology Congress 2017: Vision for a Better Life
Venue: Rome, Italy
This Conference will provide a medium to reciprocate the ideas and authentic views by most significant scientists as well as finest doctors in the world of prescience. Renowned keynote speakers and preeminent scientists and experts from all over the globe will be expected to contribute their knowledge and will touch on numerous aspects associated to Ophthalmology. This event will furnish an immense scope for informative and synergistic discussions with contributions by recognized authorities.
For more information 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.

Topics Covered – Cornea:
Refractive Surgery introduction
Microbial Keratitis
Lamellar Keratoplasty: DSAEK, DMEK and DALK
Keratoprosthesis
Keratoconus

Topics Covered – Oculoplastics:
Watery Eye
Ptosis
Entropion and Ectropion
Periocular Malignancy
Orbital Imaging
Thyroid Orbitopathy

Course fee is £700 which includes lunch, course dinner and overnight accommodation on Thursday 15th March.

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