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Annual Congress 2019

RCOphth Annual Congress 20 – 23 May 2019

In 2019, the RCOphth Annual Congress took place in Glasgow for the first time in 20 years. The Congress was hosted at SEC, Glasgow. 

Congress Prize Winners

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists was pleased to award the following prizes at the 2019 Annual Congress.

The Foulds Trophy for best Rapid Fire presentation 
Peter Thomas for his presentation entitled ‘Results of beta-testing the global Eye Efficiency tool to improve cataract surgical productivity, costs and carbon footprint’.

The AMO prize for best poster winner 
Andrew Tatham for his poster entitled ‘The ability of eye tracking perimetry to detect glaucoma’.

The AMO prize for best poster runner up
Harry Orlans for his poster entitled ‘Filtration of short wavelength light provides therapeutic benefit in a mouse model of dominant retinitis pigmentosa’.

The RCOphth/Bausch and Lomb Sustainability Prize
Simon Kelly for his poster entitled ‘Thematic analysis of treatment naive wAMD patients in 52 hospitals: Qualitative lessons from the LUMINOUS study’.