The 2012 squint forum: Ageing - what it means for the motility clinic

Thursday 13 December 2012

Venue: Royal Society Of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE




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The aims of this meeting are to provide a comprehensive update on the effects of the aging population on areas of ophthalmic care of interest to Orthoptists and Ophthalmologists working in the fields of strabismus and motility.

Objectives: Delegates should leave this meeting with an improved knowledge of the effects of the aging population on health economics and have been updated on conditions affecting the elderly which may impact on the practise of clinicians working in the area of motility and strabismus including cataract, strabismus, Parkinson's disease and cerebrovascular accidents.

Who should attend: Ophthalmologists and Orthoptists

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10.00 am

Registration, tea and coffee

10.30 am

Welcome and introduction
Professor Philip Bloom, President, Ophthalmology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

10.35 am

Squint prize winner: Are refractive errors more prevalent in deprived areas?
Miss Emily Gosse, Specialty Registrar Ophthalmology, Royal Bournemouth Hospital

10.50 am

Epidemiology and health economics: The challenges of an ageing population
Mr Richard Wormald, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Head of Epidemiology, Moorfields Eye Hospital

11.50 am

Squint in the elderly
Mr Christopher Bentley, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Central Middlesex and St Mary's Hospitals, NHS

12.20 pm

Advances in the management of cataract
Professor Philip Bloom, President, Ophthalmology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

12.50 pm

Binocular vision disturbances following cataract surgery
Mr John Sloper, Moorfields Eye Hospital

1.15 pm

Lunch

2.15 pm

Parkinson's disease: Ophthalmic aspects
Mr James Acheson, Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital and National Hospital, London

2.45 pm

Vascular lesions in the visual pathway
Dr Richard Perry, Consultant Neurologist, Acute Brain Injury Unit,
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London

3.15 pm

CVA: Orthoptic complications
Dr Fiona Rowe, Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool

3.45 pm

An ophthalmologists journey onto Dementia
Mr Michael P Clarke, Newcastle University

4.15 pm

Completion of evaluation forms and close of meeting

4.25 pm

Drinks reception

We are most grateful to Alcon Eye Care for their continued support during academic year 2012/2013

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