About this event

  • Date and time Thu 14 Nov 2019 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Ophthalmology

At this meeting, delegates will learn about the surgical management of patients with Ocular Surface Disease to the level required of a general ophthalmologist. Fundamental areas such as the principles of surgery to the ocular surface, techniques to remove tissue, control healing, and altering the properties of tissues in the management of ocular surface conditions will be covered by experts in the field. 

Topics include: 

  • Principles of tissue handling during surgery to the ocular surface
  • Tissue responses following surgery to the ocular surface
  • Techniques for pterygium excision and procedures to prevent a recurrence
  • Role of a biopsy in the management of ocular surface tumours and techniques to optimise outcomes
  • Options for management of corneal perforations and techniques for corneal glueing
  • Management of patients with keratoconus suitable for cross-linking

Free for RSM members.

This meeting has an optional 3-course chef's choice evening dinner. Please choose this option when booking to attend the dinner. 

Unable to make it on the day? 

Live stream option is available for this event. 

 

There are bursary places available for all Ophthalmology meetings - send your request to ophthalmology@rsm.ac.uk

The Ophthalmology Section would like to thank Whitehall for their generous donation and Bausch + Lomb and Johnson & Johnson for supporting the Academic Year 2019-2020 Programme of Events
Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Key speakers

Miss Melanie Corbett

Consultant Ophthalmologist, The Western Eye Hospital, Imperial NHS Trust

Mr Steve Tuft

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Professor Mandeep Sagoo

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Mr Allon Barsam

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Miss Melanie Corbett, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Western Eye Hospital - Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Management of pterygium

Mr Steve Tuft, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Biopsy of the ocular surface

Professor Mandeep Sagoo, Professor, Ophthalmology and Ocular Oncology, University College London, Institute of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Barts Health NHS Trust

Corneal gluing

Miss Melanie Corbett

Corneal collagen crosslinking and adjuvant procedures for keratoconus

Mr Allon Barsam, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Director, Ophthalmic Consultants of London

Round up and evaluation

Miss Melanie Corbett

Close of meeting
Drinks reception
Optional dinner

Pre-booked delegates only

Sponsors

Location

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

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