About this event

  • Date and time Thu 15 Jun 2023 from 5:15pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Ophthalmology

This 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 event is a perfect opportunity for participants to hear a broad range of topics that have been well researched by up-and-coming ophthalmologists. 

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

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

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Poster viewing

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

Welcome and introduction

Mr Graham Duguid, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Western Eye Hospital and President, Ophthalmology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Getting started with the digital library

- How to access online journals, basic literature search on the database 
- What resources are available

Ophthalmology Section Students and Trainees Prize oral presentations

Clinical Outcomes And Shifting Attitudes Towards Immediate Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery At A University Tertiary Centre In London

Caroline Jarman

False Positive Microbiological Results in Acanthamoeba Keratitis: The Importance of Clinico-Microbiological Correlation

Dr Thai Ling Wong, Foundation Year 1 Doctor, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Intravitreal anti-VEGF injections in pregnant women: a case series and systematic review

Miss Ariel Yuhan Ong, ST5 Ophthalmology, Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Enhancing Confidence in Managing Ophthalmic Conditions in the Emergency Department through an Integrated Ophthalmology Teaching Program

Dr Mertcan Sevgi, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

The Photoreceptor Ciliary Rootlet Interacts and Provides a Support for the Endoplasmic Reticulum to Branch and Make Contact with Mitochondria

Mr Bernardo Souza Mendes, Medical Student, University College London

Incidence of Negative Dysphotopsia amongst Pseudophakes

Dr Ruksana Begum, Academic Foundation Year 2 Doctor, Department of Ophthalmology, New Cross Hospital

A systematic review of the efficacy of commonly used minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries

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

Systemic mitochondrial function tests as a biomarker for susceptibility to glaucoma and neurodegeneration in an unselected ageing twin population

Mr Abdus Samad Ansari, Ophthalmology Registrar, Kings College London

Ophthalmology Section Travelling Fellowship Award

An ASOPRS Fellowship Experience: Sun, Sea and Surgery in San Diego

Miss Michelle Ting, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Close of meeting



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



Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Wednesday 14 June 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM’s discretion.

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

This event 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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