About this event

  • Date and time Thu 25 Jun 2020 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Endocrinology and Diabetes

Join top speakers to explore how endocrine and diabetes disorders can affect the eye.

National experts in this field from both the endocrine and ophthalmology worlds will update registrars and consultants in both specialties about the latest developments in the diagnosis and management of eye disorders occurring in the context of endocrinopathies.

This unique meeting will also incorporate the patient's perspective.

Meeting topics include:

  • Common presentations of eye disorders that co-occur and develop in the context of diabetes and endocrine disorders
  • The rare but important presentations of eye disease in this context
  • The latest developments in the treatment of the manifestation of eye disease in the context of endocrinopathies
  • The impact on patients of eye disorders developing in this context
  • New technologies available to patients who are affected by these disorders and how to signpost patients to their availability
  • The effects some endocrine therapies have on the eye, or ophthalmological therapies have on the endocrine system.
  • How some of the latest technology can aid in the diagnosis of eye disorders

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Early bird pricing available until 10 March 2020.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£77.00 £46.00 £46.00 £46.00 £24.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£128.00 £76.00 £76.00 £40.00


View the programme 25 June 2020

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Ketan Dhatariya, President, Endocrinology and Diabetes Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Morning Session

An update on diabetic eye screening

Professor Graham Leese, Consultant and Professor, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

Rarer manifestations on the eye- ophthalmic genetics

Dr Fabiana D’esposito, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmic Genetics, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, London, UK

Tea and coffee break
The Focus Study? Changes in glycaemia and effects on diabetic retinopathy

Miss Sobha Sivaprasad, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

A different point of view: from a patients perspective - what is out there that can help?

Mr Adi Latif

Panel discussion

Afternoon Session

Modern management of retinal disease

Drs Livia Faes, Ophthalmology Clinical Resident, Cantonal Hospital, Lucerne, Switzerland and Dr Dun Jack Fu, Honorary Clinical Research fellow, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Title TBC

Speaker TBC

Tea and coffee break
Drugs and the eye

Dr Tasanee Braithwaite, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Kings College Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Thyroid Eye disease and its medical management

Professor Colin Dyan, Professor of Clinical Diabetes and Metabolism, Cardiff University

Panel discussion
Concluding remarks
Close of meeting


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