About this event

  • Date and time Thu 9 Jun 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Ophthalmology

This online meeting is an excellent opportunity for members of the ophthalmology community and of all grades to hear detailed and insightful recent research presentations from junior doctors. Students and trainees will present their research from multiple subspecialties and receive a critical review and feedback on their work.

The webinar is a perfect opportunity for delegates to hear a broad range of topics that have been well researched by up-and-coming ophthalmologists.

Further details on the programme will be available in due course. 

Ophthalmology Section: Students and Trainees Prize

Click this link to view Students and Trainees Prize poster submissions. 

A CPD certificate with 2 CPD credits will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 60 days for those that watch the recording. 

A CPD certificate with 2 CPD credits will be issued 7 days after the webinar.  

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Welcome and introduction

Mr Larry Benjamin, President, Ophthalmology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Ophthalmology Section Students and Trainees Prize oral presentations

MicroShunt versus Trabeculectomy for Surgical Management of Refractory Glaucoma

Mr Michael Fu, 4th Year Medical Student, Imperial College London

The relationship between dietary flavonoid intake and the Useful Field of View (UFOV) visual processing test

Mr Abdus Samad Ansari, National Institute for Health and Care Research Academic Clinical Fellow and Ophthalmology Speciality Trainee Year, King's College London

Comparison of assessing colour vision and photoreceptor structure in healthy individuals and implications for monitoring in surgical gene therapy interventions of the eye

Ms Nicole Tay, Medical Student, University College London

Comparing Trabectome and Canaloplasty for the treatment of Glaucoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mr Diego Agustín Abelleyra Lastoria, Medical Student, St George’s University of London

Regeneration of the optic nerve through gene therapy that targets axon trafficking

Dr Randa Abu-Youssef, PhD Candidate in Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge

Selective laser trabeculoplasty as first-line treatment in patients with ocular hypertension

Dr Aiman Jamal, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Pneumatic Retinopexy (PnR) versus Pars Plana Vitrectomy (PPV) for Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Dr Narvair Kahla, Foundation Doctor, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals

Development and external validation of an automatic segmentation model for detection and quantification of geographic atrophy from OCT imaging

Dr Dun Jack Fu, Ophthalmology Academic Clinical Fellow and Specialty Trainee Year 2, King’s College Hospital

Ophthalmology Section Travelling Fellowship Award

Travel to ESCRS Amsterdam to present work on the ocular surface mirobiome

Mr Arthur Okonkwo, Trainee Selected Component Fellow in Cornea and Refractive Surgery, St James's University Hospital

Around the globe in 80 days

Mr Aaron Yeung, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital And, Eastern Health, Northern Health and Vision Eye Institute, Melbourne

Close of meeting



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Registration for this event will close on 9 June 2022 at 5:00pm. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

The agenda is subject to change at any time.  

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion. 

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