About this event

  • Date and time Thu 9 Dec 2021 from 12:00pm to 2:15pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Ophthalmology

This year's annual Squint Forum webinar will update delegates on the field of neuro-ophthalmology. Expert speakers will join us to explore many topics in relation to neuro-ophthalmology, updates and changes in the field, and much more.

During this webinar you will:

  • Be aware of what are red flag signs that might indicate serious neuro-ophthalmology disease in a patient 
  • Learn which tests and investigations may be required in managing patients with possible neuro-ophthalmological disease 
  • Understand about signs and symptoms of chiasmal disorders 
  • Be aware of the visual impairments that may occur after brain injury

In addition to the key speakers below, the winner of this year's Squint Forum Prize will also be giving a special presentation.

This webinar will benefit all those who have an interest in Ophthalmology, Neuro-ophthalmology, and Neurology.

Join in the conversation online by using #RSMSquintForum2021 
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This is a pre-recorded webinar which will be made available to participants on the day of this event.


Standard pricing available until 09 December 2021.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Non Healthcare Professional Trainee Student
£22.00 £17.00 £17.00 £17.00 £11.00

Key speakers

Mr Michael Burdon

Emeritus Consultant Ophthalmologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Dr Ailbhe Burke

Consultant, Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Moorfields and The Royal Free Hospital

Miss Brinda Muthusamy

Consultant Paediatric and Adult Neuro-ophthalmologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Margaret Dayan

Miss Margaret Dayan

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Speaker's biography

Miss Margaret Dayan is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Neuro-ophthalmology Clinical Service Lead at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle and an Associate Clinical Lecturer, Newcastle University. She is also the Secretary of the British Isles Neuro-ophthalmology Club (BINOC) and Committee Member of the UK Neuro-ophthalmology Society (UKNOS). Miss Dayan graduated from Oxford and trained in Leeds and the Northern Region before undertaking a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology and ocular motility in Oxford. She has a large and complex clinical practice and her subspecialist interests are neuro-ophthalmology, adult ocular motility and botulinum toxin treatment. She also works closely with the regional neurorehabilitation service and sees patients with visual impairment (including higher cognitive visual dysfunction) secondary to brain injuries.Miss Dayan previously instigated and ran the Newcastle Course on Orbital and Neuro-Imaging for Ophthalmology, teaches on the Newcastle Cadaveric Strabismus course, has convened seminars and Annual Congress sessions for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and is a regular speaker on neuro-ophthalmology at national meetings. She is the Neuro-ophthalmology Section Editor of the Health Education England eLearning for Health Website.


View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Miss Gill Adams, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Red flag neuro ophthalmology signs

Mr Michael Burdon, Emeritus Consultant Ophthalmologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Neuro investigations: What, why and when

Dr Ailbhe Burke, Consultant, Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Moorfields and The Royal Free Hospital

Disorders of the chiasm

Miss Brinda Muthusamy, Consultant Paediatric and Adult Neuro-Ophthalmologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Visual impairment secondary to brain injury

Miss Margaret Dayan, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Squint forum prize presentation

To be confirmed 

Close of meeting



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.