This is the first episode of Eye to Eye, the podcast of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists. The first episode launches with two interviews recorded at the RCOphth Annual Congress in May and a special message from the Chair of the Ophthalmologists in Training Group, welcoming new trainees. We'll be hearing from Fahd Quhill, Consultant Ophthalmologist from Sheffield on his research into laser pointer retinal injuries followed by an interview with Jeff Hogg, a registrar from Newcastle who tells us about his work analysing prescribing trends in glaucoma.
In this episode, we speak with Sohaib Rufai, an NIHR Doctoral Fellow and Academic Ophthalmology Registrar, about his work in Leicester and Great Ormond Street Hospital using handheld OCT in children with rare diseases.
In this episode we speak with Julian Jackson, the founder of an independent social enterprise called Vision Bridge and a patient with Retinitis Pigmentosa himself.
In this episode we speak with Ocular Oncologist and Consultant Ophthalmologist Bertil Damato and A&E Service Director, deputy director of education and Consultant Ophthalmologist Gordon Hay both from Moorfields about the MOLES system; a scoring system used to risk stratify choroidal lesions.
In this episode we speak with Venki Sundaram, a Consultant Ophthalmologist working at the Luton & Dunstable University Hospital. We talk about the journey he took in creating and curating the well known textbook 'Training in Ophthalmology' as well as tips and suggestions for those who might want to write their own book in the future.
In this episode, we speak with Quresh Mohamed, a Consultant Ophthalmologist from Cheltenham. We discuss his paper entitled, ‘Post-injection endophthalmitis rates with reduced povidone-iodine prophylaxis in patients with self-reported iodine sensitivity'.
In this episode we speak with Alessandro Rabiolo, a glaucoma Fellow at Moorfields Eye Hospital about his recent paper, 'Hypotony-associated Complications after Deep Sclerectomy: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Long-Term Outcomes’.
In this episode, we speak with Pearse Keane, a leader in AI within Ophthalmology and a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital. We talked about the differences between self-driving cars and Ophthalmology when it comes to machine learning. We took a deep dive into what the future might hold for the real world application of AI in our specialty and what the barriers might be.
In this episode, we speak with Neto Rosatelli, a cataract surgeon and YouTube channel host from Brazil. He shares his experiences in Ophthalmology, including his journey of becoming a high volume cataract surgeon and provides advice for junior ophthalmologists on how to develop surgical skills and efficiency. Neto will be speaking at the 2021 College Congress at the Ophthalmologists in Training Group (OTG).
In this episode, we speak with David Ramsey, an Ophthalmologist from the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Beth Israel from Lahey Health, in Massachusetts, USA. We talk about his recent paper, ‘Underdiagnosis of glaucoma in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration’ and discuss whether there is a link between glaucoma and wet-AMD and why that may be.