The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has released the RCOphth 2021 Annual Financial Report
Each year we invite those working in eye health research to present their findings and methods to our Congress audience. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your work to a significant audience. Abstract submission for Congress 2022 will open on 4 October 2021 and the deadline is 10 December 2021.
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is delighted to announce the opening of the Ulverscroft David Owen Award 2022, a continuation of the Ulverscroft David Owen Awards.
The Scientific Committee are looking for suggestions for parallel sessions. These are 60, 90 or 120 minutes long and will take place over the first three days. We would also like suggestions for the subspecialty day on 26 May. At this stage, all we need is a brief synopsis, including aims and objectives and what areas the session will cover. We can accept suggestions that you would like to chair yourself or things you would like to see.
The 33rd AGM of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists will be held at 10.00 Tuesday 25 May 2021. It will be a virtual meeting and all members are encouraged to attend. Members can contact [email protected] if they are not attending Congress, but wish to attend the AGM.
In 2020 the college decided to postpone the Annual Congress due to the COVID19 pandemic. Sunil Mamtora, an ophthalmologist in training and host of the Eye to Eye podcast, recorded a Special Series of episodes called “The Congress that wasn’t”. These include talks from speakers that were due to present at the 2020 Congress.
In this episode we bring you the remaining interviews from what would have been the 'Everything you wanted to ask about keratoconus but were too afraid to ask’ at College Congress.
In this episode, we bring you the first set of interviews from what would have been the ‘Everything you wanted to ask about keratoconus but were too afraid to ask’ at College Congress.
In 'The Congress that wasn’t' episode 3 we speak with Professor Uday Devgan, the renowned Ophthalmic educator, discussing tips for junior cataract surgeons and for maintaining your skills during extended periods without operating. We then spoke with Chris Way and Nick Maycock, two abstract holders, about their work.
In the second episode of “The Congress that wasn’t" Christina Rennie chairs her session entitled controversies in diabetic retinopathy. We also talk to Ketan Kapoor, Meriam Islam and Aidan Benson, three abstract holders, about their work.