Events

Practical Skills for Future Ophthalmologists 2015

The aim of the event is to provide attendees with an insight into the specialist skills used in ophthalmology and an opportunity to practice these skills with expert help.  Teaching will be delivered via workshops and lectures. 

The events is open to students, junior doctors and other with an interest in ophthalmology.

09.30 – 09.50     

Registration  and morning coffee

09.50 – 10.00

Welcome and Introduction

Dr Farihah Tariq & Professor Sue Lightman

10.00 – 11.00  

Understanding the anatomy of the eye  

 

How to take an ophthalmic history

11.00 – 11.15

Morning coffee

11.15 – 12.00

Introduction to the slit lamp and normality

12.00 – 13.00

Station 1: Slit lamp – patients with common problems

13.00 – 13.45

Lunch break

13.45 – 14.30

Station 2: Understanding the visual pathway and visual field abnormalities

14.30 – 15.15

Station 3: Eyelid lacerations and suturing practical

15.15 – 16.00

Station 4: Ocular irrigation, foreign body and rust ring removal

16.00 – 16.30               

Completion of evaluation forms and close

events@buos.co.uk