About this event

  • Date and time Thu 10 Feb 2022 from 5:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Ophthalmology, Paediatrics and Child Health

This event will give delegates the chance to hear from world-class thought leaders on how to deal with some of the most challenging topics relating to paediatric ophthalmology. Delegates will join experts in their field to explore some of the current difficulties encountered in general ophthalmic practice and gain valuable updates in the management of cataracts that can present in children.

If you are unable to attend in person, a live stream option is available. Please click here to book the live stream of this event.

During this meeting delegates will:

  • Be able to diagnose and give advice on paediatric cataracts
  • Discuss Myopia progression and its management
  • Understand the wide-ranging effects of amblyopia
  • Understand why parents might seek vision therapy

This meeting would be of special interest to practicing ophthalmologists, paediatricians, paediatric ophthalmologists and general practitioners.

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Tickets

Early bird pricing available until 30 December 2021.

Member

RSM Fellow
Day 1
£0.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RSM Associate
Day 1
£0.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RSM Retired Fellow
Day 1
£0.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RSM Trainee
Day 1
£0.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
RSM Student
Day 1
£0.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)

Non - Member

Consultant / GP
Day 1
£84.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
AHP / Nurse / Midwife
Day 1
£50.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
Non Healthcare Professional
Day 1
£50.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
Trainee
Day 1
£50.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)
Student
Day 1
£26.00 Meeting
£55.00 Dinner
(optional)

Key speakers

Miss Ameenat Lola Solebo

National Institute for Health Research Clinician Scientist and Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist, University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Professor Chris Hammond

Frost Professor of Ophthalmology, King’s College London and Consultant Ophthalmologist, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Agnes Wong

Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Psychology, University of Toronto and Staff Ophthalmologist and Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children

Mr Robert Taylor

Consultant Ophthalmologist, York Hospital

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Mr Christopher Bentley, Consultant Ophthalmologist, London North West University and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trusts

Paediatic cataract: What has gone before and what does the future hold ?

Miss Ameenat Lola Solebo, National Institute for Health Research Clinician Scientist and Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist, University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Myopia epidemic in a pandemic - any panacea?

Professor Chris Hammond, Frost Professor of Ophthalmology, King’s College London and Consultant Ophthalmologist, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

The far-reaching impact of amblyopia beyond vision

Dr Agnes Wong, Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Psychology, University of Toronto and Staff Ophthalmologist and Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children

Behavioural optometry and coloured glasses: WHY?

Mr Robert Taylor, Consultant Ophthalmologist, York Hospital

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Drinks reception and dinner (for those who have pre-registered)

Location

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

Disclaimer: All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Registration for this event will close at 12:00am on 9 February 2021Late registrations will not be accepted.

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