About this section

The Ophthalmology Section’s purpose is to promote and provide accredited educational study of best practice in the field of ophthalmology.

Upcoming events

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2019 Squint forum

This meeting will update attendees on the current management of haemangiomas in children, ptosis surgery in children and the strabismus complications of lid surgery.

  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Paediatric Ophthalmology: Surviving out-of-hours and low resource settings

Improve your knowledge of normal paediatric development, paediatric eye conditions and emergencies, and equip yourself with the skills to examine children on the ward, out-of-hours, or in low resource settings.

  • Price £0 - £35
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Developing eye drops for ophthalmic diseases including AMD

This event will explore the issues encountered in eye drop development with relevance to basic scientists and clinicians, and will provide updates on novel AMD treatments and developments.

  • Price £0 - £35
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Prizes

Ophthalmology Section: Students and Trainees Prize

Prize

  • First prize poster: £150
  • First prize paper: £150 

In addition, the overall winner will receive the Dermot Pierse prize of one year’s subscription to the British Journal of Ophthalmology. 

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

Medical students and trainee doctors.

Application guidelines

Submit a 300-word abstract on research work or a case report in ophthalmology.

Shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to present their work at an Ophthalmology meeting from which judges will select eight oral finalists and 24 poster finalists.

Submission closed

Ophthalmology Section: Travelling Fellowship Bursary  

Prize

Up to the value of £1,000 towards travelling abroad to further the study or advancement of ophthalmology

Submission deadline

Saturday 30 November 2019

Open to

British based ophthalmologists travelling abroad and foreign ophthalmologists travelling to the UK.

Application guidelines

Submit a CV and an application letter detailing the intended purpose of travelling abroad, along with a budget outline of your travelling costs and any supporting statements and letters.

Travelling Fellows may be required by the Ophthalmology Section Council to lecture at an Ophthalmology meeting on their experiences during the period of the award.

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Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

President

Mr Nicholas Lee

President-Elect

Larry Benjamin