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Non-RCOphth events

RCOphth can help promote events and courses run by our partners and organisations in the eye healthcare sector.  There is no guarantee that your event or course will be featured. Please download the request form and send to [email protected].

We also advertise non-RCOphth revision courses on this page.

Weds 18 March 2020 Advanced Clinical Optometry & Ophthalmology MSc – Virtual Open Day
This programme provides ophthalmic non-medical professionals with the opportunity to undertake advanced clinical training through flexible study, to develop clinical practice and to contribute to the advancement of eye care delivery in primary, secondary or tertiary care settings.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 25 Mar 2020 UKNOS Annual Meeting Vascular & Rehab Neuro-ophthalmology
This one day meeting will cover a number of important topics in neuro-ophthalmology with the morning session covering vascular disease and rehabilitation. The afternoon sessions will include free papers and then case presentations by international experts. The day will conclude with a talk on big data in neuro-ophthalmology.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Thurs 26 Mar 2020 Festschrift to celebrate Dr Gordon Plant
This one day meeting, organised by UKNOS is to celebrate the contribution of Dr Gordon Plant to neuro-ophthalmology. The day will consist of presentations given by the world’s leading neuro-ophthalmologists, many of whom have been colleagues or fellows of Dr Plant.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Tues 17 Mar 2020 Phakic Lens Implant Course
Venue: Education Hub, 1st Floor, 15 Ebenezer Street, London, N1 7NP
This one day course covers the critical information for planning, surgery and post-op management of phakic lens implantation. Providing attendees with the opportunity to see best practice planning, surgical technique and how to manage complications of phakic lens implants. These are used both within the NHS (NICE approved) and in private practice.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Sat 4 – Sun 5 April 2020 The Moorfields Refraction Course for Ophthalmologists
Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital
The course consists of a series of lectures about the theory of refraction and prescribing; practical workshops; case studies; tutorials including lens neutralisation, retinoscopy (dry and cycloplegic), subjective  refraction and prescribing. The mock OSCE mirrors The Royal College of Ophthalmologists format, with critique and feedback provided.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 20 April 2020 Medicine and Me: Living with age related macular degeneration
Jointly organised with Action Against Age-related Macular Degeneration (AAAMD) this meeting will hear from people living age-related macular degeneration (AMD) condition and from experts who work with people with AMD.
For more information to book please visit this link.
Fri 24 April 2020 National diabetic eye screening conference 2020: fighting the good fight
This essential conference for anyone involved in diabetic eye screening will provide insight into current progress and future developments in the field.Receive key updates directly from the National Programme team with an opportunity to question them directly. World authorities will provide expert insight on the psychosocial aspects of diabetes and our keynote speakers, Professor Simon Harding and Professor Tunde Peto, will explain how they were able to overcome diabetic eye screening challenges.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 1 May 2020 UK CSF Day 2020
Venue: Everyman Cinema, The Mailbox, Birmingham
This one-day symposium will showcase the clinical approach and research currently being conducted on disorders of intracranial pressure by both clinicians and translational scientists. Aimed at Consultants in Neurosurgery, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Neuro-radiology and those with a specialist interest in CSF disorders and Headaches.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 13 – Fri 15 May 2020 Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision
Venue: UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, 11-43 Bath Street, London, EC1V 9EL
The course is intended for clinicians who wish to practice in the field or expand their knowledge, to scientists and allied health professionals who have an interest in clinical vision science and to technicians and clinical physiologists working in ophthalmological or neurological electrodiagnostic units.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Thurs 14 May 2020 The Faculty of Clinical Informatics Annual Scientific Conference 2020
Venue: De Vere Canary Wharf, London
For all health and social care professionals working as informaticians, this conference offers an opportunity to learn about pioneering research and insights for using information to improve health and well-being. Topics range from managing information and communications for improving patient care, to tracking the health of populations.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 17 – Fri 19 June 2020 International Society Dacryology and Dry Eye (ISD-DE) Triennual Congress
Venue: Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), 66 Portland Place, Marylebone, London, W1B 1AD
This meeting is about dry eyes and wet eyes; the basic science research, the clinical research, the clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment or surgery. It is a unique meeting as it brings together scientists and ophthalmologists practicing in corneal and external eye disease, as well as eyelid and lacrimal system (dacryology).
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Thurs 18 – Sun 21 June 2020 Forefront Refractive Surgery: LASIK, Presbyopia, Correction & SMILE
Venue: The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Pl, London NW1 4LE
The aim of this course is to provide corneal refractive surgeons who are interested in starting or are already performing LASIK, PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision and small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) with a detailed description of all aspects of the three procedures. The course covers preoperative assessment, surgical technique, complications, postoperative management, and retreatments. The course includes lectures, practical workshops, and a wet lab.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Thurs 25 June 2020 Eye Surgery Masterclass 2020
Venue: Crowne Plaza NEC, Pendigo Way, Birmingham, B40 1PS
Join us for this very exciting course. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn the various facets and nuances of eye surgery; not only from prominent eye surgeons but also from psychologist, sports performance scientist and commercial pilots. It has been pre-approved for 7.5 CPD points from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and this event has been included in the CPD diary of the college.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 26 June 2020 Glaucoma in a Day 2020
Venue: Crowne Plaza NEC, Pendigo Way, Birmingham B40 1PS
Join us for this fantastic and comprehensive course on Glaucoma. It is an exciting opportunity for delegates to hear a panel of national experts on almost all aspects of glaucoma. It has been preapproved for 7.5 CPD points from the Royal College
of Ophthalmologists and this event has been included in the CPD diary of the college; CET points have been applied for from the GOC.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 26 June 2020 Corneal Wet Lab Course
Venue: Education Hub, 1st Floor, 15 Ebenezer Street, London, N1 7NP
This course provides participants surgical skills in DALK and DMEK which are the most advanced techniques of corneal surgery. The learning curve for both procedures is steep and there are few centres internationally that provide wet labs using human donor corneas which allow surgeons to experiment before operating on patients.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 3 July 2020 Oxford Medical Glaucoma (OMG!) & Anterior Segment Meeting 2020
This is the 3rd annual edition of the Oxford Medical Glaucoma (OMG!) & Anterior Segment Meeting. This comprehensive meeting will address important and key aspects of glaucoma and the anterior segment. The day will be interactive with ample opportunities to hear experiences and learning points. The variety of the day includes genetics imaging and refractive surgery within the context of glaucoma.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 14 – Sun 16 Aug 2020 European Aniridia Conference 2020
Venue: 
Resource For London, 356 Holloway Rd, London N7 6PA Moorfields Eye Hospital, 162 City Road, London, EC1V 2PDClinicians, scientists and patients coming together to upskill and exchange knowledge about all aspects of aniridia and WAGR. It’s the most productive path to developing disease management and therapies. After clinics and tours, global experts and patients will share insights on how aniridia affects the eye, brain, pancreas etc.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 2 – Fri 4 Sept 2020 50th Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium
Venue: St John’s College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP, UK
The Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium is unique among ophthalmological gatherings. With the help of contributors of international repute, the meeting discusses and aspect of ophthalmology, however small and interrogate so that basic science researchers can hear the views of clinicians and as importantly clinicians can appreciate the basic science behind their practice.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Thurs 26 – Sun 29 Nov 2020 Forefront Refractive Surgery: LASIK, Presbyopia, Correction & SMILE
Venue: London Vision Clinic, 138 Harley Street, London, W1G 7LA
The aim of this course is to provide corneal refractive surgeons who are interested in starting or are already performing LASIK, PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision and small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) with a detailed description of all aspects of the three procedures. The course covers preoperative assessment, surgical technique, complications, postoperative management, and retreatments. The course includes lectures, practical workshops, and a wet lab.
For more information and to book please visit this link.  

Unless otherwise indicated, please note that the RCOphth does not run or endorse any of the courses listed on this page.