About this event

  • Date and time Thu 10 Feb 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Ophthalmology, Paediatrics and Child Health

This is a live stream. To attend this meeting in person please click here.

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.

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

Standard pricing available until 10 February 2022.

Member

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
£44.00 £33.00 £33.00 £33.00 £22.00

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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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

Location

Online

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain 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.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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