About this event

  • Date and time Thu 11 Mar 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Ophthalmology

Join us on this webinar to explore international new concepts in cornea and ocular surface disease and how these can be widely applied to patients across eye departments.

We will hear from expert internationally renowned speakers who have trained in the UK and developed their experience abroad. They will discuss topics in cornea and ocular surface disease that are evidence-based for specific diseases, but are also widely applicable to a variety of conditions.

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand principles of ocular surface disease and healing that are widely applicable
  • Develop insights into new approaches to the management of corneal and ocular surface problems
  • Appreciate an international perspective on the management of ocular surface disease

The webinar will interest all ophthalmologists across the specialty as well as those with a particular interest in the field.

This webinar is FREE for RSM members and all students and trainees.

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. Late registrations will not be accepted.


Standard pricing available until 11 March 2021.


RSM Member RSM Trainee RSM Student
£0.00 £0.00 £0.00

Non - Member

Non - Member Trainee Student
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Key speakers

Dr Jeremy Hoffman

Research Fellow, Tanzania

Professor Gerard Sutton

Ophthalmologist, Sydney Eye Centre

Professor Jod Mehta

Senior Consultant, Singapore National Eye Centre

Speaker's biography

Professor Jod S Mehta, Distinguished Professor, Duke-NUS, SNEC, is Head of the Corneal Service Singapore National Eye Center (SNEC), Head of the Tissue Engineering and Cell therapy group at the Singapore Eye Research Institute, and Professor at DUKE-NUS Medical School. He is a named Professor of Clinical Innovation at SNEC/SERI, Director of Education at Singhealth Transplant and Deputy Executive Director at SERI, and the Deputy Head SD Cell Therapy centre.

Professor Mehta has published over 410 peer-reviewed papers and 21 book chapters. He has given over 250 invited plenary, symposium, and named lectures globally with over 52 national and international awards. His research work has generated 15 patents, five of which have been licensed to companies. Has trained 26 international fellows, 5 masters students and 8 PhD students. He leads a clinical service and runs a research program comprising of clinical and translational studies. His work is focused on corneal transplantation, femtosecond laser technology, corneal imaging, corneal infections, corneal refractive surgery, keratoprosthetics surgery, and corneal genetics.



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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