Trends in Ophthalmology – 43rd Annual Meeting

Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd February

The Royal Society, London





Programme Details

Thursday 1st February 2018

8.15am Registration and coffee 

9.30-11.00 Medical Eye Unit Cases

Chaired by Dr Stone, Dr Plant & Professor Stanford St Thomas’ Hospital

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30- 13.00 Trends in Oculoplastics

Chaired by Susie Morley

13.00-14.00 Lunch


Trends in VR – Triumphs, Tragedies and Tips of Vitreoretinal Surgery

Chaired by Roger Wong

15.30-15.55 Coffee

15.55-16.45 Adult Strabismus

Chaired by Prof Chris Hammond

16.45-17.20 The Michael Sanders Lecture

17.20 – 17.30 Thanks and Close

17.30-18.15 Delegates’ & Speakers’ Drinks Reception


Friday 2nd February 2018

8.30am Registration and coffee

9.30-11.00 Trends in Glaucoma Surgery

Chaired by Saurabh Goyal & Ian RodriguIs

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee

11.30 – 13.00 Trends in Cataract Surgery

Chaired by Scott Robbie

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.20 Kitty Heatley Memorial Lecture

14.25 – 16.00 “Cases of the Year” representing all of the subspecialties at St. Thomas’ Hospital

Chaired by Mrs Susana Morley, St Thomas’ Hospital

16.00 Meeting Close


All profits raised are donated to Eyehope.

Eyehope funds training for all health professionals who are treating patients with sight problems. We approach

training needs in two ways:

  • Supporting individual training requirements where significant benefits are identified
  • Utilising the skills and experience of our volunteers to run national training courses. These have become recognised entries in the annual Ophthalmology calendar.

Our volunteers run courses and meetings for medical professionals throughout the UK and Ireland.

Information and dates for our courses and meetings are as follows:


2018 St Thomas Laser Course – Date coming soon


Thank you for attending St. Thomas’ Laser Course 2017


St. Thomas’ Hospital, London SE1 7EH

An intensive practical course on Laser techniques for Ophthalmologists.

CPD certificate and Laser Safety Certificates provided

(The RCOphth normally award 5 points for your CPD – to be confirmed)

Course Organisers: Mrs Samantha Mann & Ms Adanna Obi

Course Fee covers:
Lectures, laser safety certificate, handouts, practical stations, lunch and refreshments.

‘The informal delivery by a friendly faculty made the whole thing very enjoyable’  Associate specialist