About this event

  • Date and time Thu 12 Dec 2019 from 10:00am to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Ophthalmology

This meeting will update attendees on the current management of haemangiomas in children, ptosis surgery in children and the strabismus complications of lid surgery.

Experts will review new surgical procedures for squint, new IOLs, new technology in relation to motility, and examine the effect of screens on children.

Topics include:

  • Current treatment of haemangiomas and orthoptic management
  • Possible motility complications following lid surgery
  • Early surgery for ptosis
  • New surgical procedures for squint
  • New technology and motility
  • New IOL currently in use
  • The effect of screen time on children


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

The Ophthalmology Section would like to thank 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.



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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Infantile haemangiomas and their treatment

Dr Lea Solman, Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital  

Orthoptic management of patients with haemangiomas

Ms Bronwen Walters, Head Orthoptist, Great Ormond Street Hospital 

Strabismus complications of lid surgery

Mr Ian Marsh, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Clinical Director, Aintree University Hospital 

Early surgery for ptosis

Mr Yassir Abou-Rayyah Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Moorfields Eye Hospital and Great Ormond St Hospital

Panel discussion
Squint forum 2019 prize winner - Does dementia affect your binocular vision and pupil responses?

Dr Marianne Coleman, Research Fellow, University of Surrey 

New surgical procedures for strabismus

Professor Christopher Hammond, Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

New technology and motility

Mr Peter Thomas, Director, Digital Innovation and Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Screen time and its effects

Mr Christopher Bentley, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust  

New IOLs, what you need to know

Mr Vincenzo Maurino, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital  

Panel discussion
Completion of evaluation forms and close of meeting



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