In this episode we hear from Mariantonia Ferrara a Medical and Surgical Retina Fellow from Newcastle and Kerr Brogan, a Glaucoma Fellow from Glasgow, about the results from surveys that they conducted during the pandemic that investigated the impact of COVID-19 on Ophthalmologists in Training. Kirthi Varo, the Chair of the Ophthalmologists in Training Group (OTG) then shares with us an overview of the role of the OTG and its importance during these challenging times.
In this episode we hear from Vidushi Golash, a trainee from the Kent, Surrey and Sussex deanery about her experiences of setting up and running virtual consultations for Oculoplastics patients.
Remote consultations have been given additional impetus by the COVID-19 emergency and are almost certainly one of the changes in practice that is here to stay. The advantages for the patient in terms of access are obvious, and video meeting platforms are now part of our daily lives.
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.
In 'The Congress that wasn’t' episode 1, we hear from Professor Andrew Lotery who talked about the VICI study which evaluated the use of Eplerenone as a treatment for chronic central serous retinopathy (CSCR). We then spoke with, Conor Lyons, Anna Song and Jasna Astalos, three abstract holders, about their work.
In this episode we spoke with Hani Hasan, an Ophthalmologist at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon. We talked his work related to the prediction and early identification of hydroxychloroquine maculopathy.