About this event

  • Date and time Thu 12 Dec 2019 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Ophthalmology, Paediatrics and Child Health

This live stream will improve your knowledge of normal paediatric development, paediatric eye conditions and emergencies, and equip yourself with the skills to examine children on the ward, out-of-hours, or in low resource settings.

Learn all the above and receive practical advice on preparing, examining and managing children in a non-ophthalmology setting at this meeting. 

This event is free for all RSM members.  

Topics include:

  • Improve knowledge on normal visual development in children
  • Improve knowledge on common paediatric eye presentations
  • To learn more about myopia control In children
  • Improve knowledge of paediatric eye emergencies
  • To feel more confident assessing children's vision out-of-hours or in a low resource setting
  • To equip doctors with kit and tips for systematic examination of children's eyes out-of-hours or In a low resource setting

This is a joint event with the Paediatric Section of the RSM.

If you would like to attend the meeting in London please click here


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.


View the programme

Live stream broadcast begins
Welcome and introduction
Common paediatric eye conditions

Mr Saurabh Jain, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Clinical Director, Ophthalmology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and Training Program Director, North Thames DeaneryHealth Education England 

Paediatric eye emergencies

Miss Rushmia Karim, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Normal visual development in children and myopia control

Mr Bhavin Shah, Behavioural Optometrist and Specialist in Childrens’ Vision and Development, Industry Speaker on Myopia Control 

Live stream break
Examining childrens' vision in low-resource settings

Mrs Louise Garnham, Former Deputy Head of Orthoptics, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Surviving out-of-hours and ward reviews: Kit tips and handy hints 

Miss Dhakshayini Muhundhakumar, Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion

All speakers

Close of meeting
End of live stream



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