About this event

  • Date and time Thu 9 Jul 2020 from 8:45am to 5:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Clinical Neurosciences, Ophthalmology

*This in-person event has been cancelled and moved to a webinar format, please click here to find out more and book. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.*

Experts will explore common neuro-ophthalmological areas and discuss the clinical assessment, management, investigations and current research in this area. With video presentations of clinical cases, debate and discussion, this meeting will be especially useful for general neurologists and ophthalmologists who encounter these common and often difficult neuro-ophthalmological disorders in busy outpatient clinics.

You will be updated on:

  • How to examine the neuro-ophthalmological system
  • The best imaging techniques
  • Current best practice in the management of neuro-ophthalmological disorders
  • Current research
  • The importance and benefits of neurologists and ophthalmologists working together


Key speakers

Dr Gordon Plant

Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital and Moorfields Hospital, London.

Mr Patrick Yu-Wai-Man

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Addenbrookes Hospital.

Dr Susan Mollan

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

Mr Fion Bremner

Consultant Neuro-ophthalmologist, National Hospital, Queen Square.


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Hadi Manji, President, Clinical Neurosciences Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Clinical neuro-ophthalmological examination

Mr James Acheson, Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Pupils examination

Mr Fion Bremner, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Optical coherence tomography

Dr Axel Petzold, Consultant Neurologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break

Acute and chronic optic neuritis

Dr Gordon Plant, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Ischaemic optic neuropathy

Dr Susan Mollan, Consultant Neruo-Ophthalmologist, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Dr Alexandra Sinclair, Honorary Consultant Neurologist and Clinician Scientist, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Dr Indran Davagnanam, Consultant Neuroradiologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Leber’s new treatments

Dr Patrick Yu-Wai-Man, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge

Tea and coffee break

Ocular myasthenia gravis

Dr Sui Wong, Consultant Neurologist and Neuro-Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Cognitive neuro-ophthalmology

Dr Sarah Cooper, Consultant Neurologist, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Migraine and visual phenomena

Dr Simon Hickman, Consultant Neurologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Video presentation of clinical cases

Dr Gordon Plant and Dr Sui Wong

Close of meeting

Drinks reception for all attendees


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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