About this event

  • Date and time Wed 24 Mar 2021 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Ophthalmology, Clinical Neurosciences, Medical Ophthalmological Society UK

This webinar, jointly organised with the Medical Ophthalmological Societybrings together physicians and ophthalmologists to explore how systemic diseases can affect the eye. Ophthalmologists will gain insight into the recent developments in the pathophysiology and management of these diseases. It will also help physicians who manage patients with these diseases to understand how the eyes can be affected.  

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand how optical coherence tomography can lead to insights into the pathogenesis of uveitis
  • Gain a greater understanding of the systemic and ophthalmological manifestations of vasculitis 
  • Recognise and manage infections that can affect the retina 

The webinar will be of particular interest to ophthalmologists, neurologists and physicians. This webinar has CPD accreditation.

This webinar is part of a 3-day online event. If you book 2 webinars you get the 3rd for free. Sign up to them now and email events@rsm.ac.uk to claim your free place:

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

We would like to thank our sponsor Chiesi Ltd for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

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

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Key speakers

Mr William Tucker

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London  

Professor Miles Stanford

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London 

Professor Richard Gale

Consultant Medical Ophthalmologist, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 


View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Professor Richard Gale, Consultant Medical Ophthalmologist, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Keynote lecture

Mr Eoin O’Sullivan

Imaging in uveitis - OCT biomarkers

Mr William Tucker, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Update session

Update on Medical Ophthalmology training

Dr Catherine Guly, Consultant Medical Ophthalmologist, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Uveitis National Clinical Study Group - Guidelines

Dr Sri Sharma, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Free papers - Three original presentations from submitted abstracts

Dr Simon Hickman, Consultant Neurologist, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

Testing the performance of risk prediction models to determine progression to referable diabetic retinopathy in an Irish type 2 diabetes cohort

John J Smith

Recurrent choroidal detachment in a peritoneal dialysis patient with hypervolaemia and dilutional hypoalbuminaemia: A case report

Teerajet Taechameekietichai

How do patients and their carers feel about ocular immune-mediated inflammatory disease and its management? Sentiment analysis of over 9000 online patient support forum posts using a novel computational ontology

Tasanee Braithwaite

Virtual Comfort Break and Sponsored Industry Presentation from Chiesi Ltd

Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy – Genetic Landscape given by Dr Patrick Yu-Wai-Man Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist, University of Cambridge and Moorfields Eye Hospital

Symposium. Retinal infections. Don’t miss them and don’t catch them!


Professor Onn Min Kon, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Imperial College Healthcare  NHS Trust, London


Dr Naomi Bulteel, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, NHS Fife

Ophthalmic presentations of retinal infections

Professor Richard Gale and Dr Greg Heath, Consultant Medical Ophthalmologists, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

MOSUK Annual Guest Lecture

Professor Richard Gale

Systemic and ophthalmic vasculitis

Dr Michael Robson, Consultant Nephrologist and Prof. Miles Stanford, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London

Summing up

End of the webinar




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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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