The meeting is a unique opportunity for the dissemination and discussion of cutting-edge basic science and clinical ophthalmic research.
In the morning the meeting welcomes research trainee abstract presentations (oral and poster) from ophthalmologists, optometrists and visual scientists of all levels. Clinical and basic science research presentations take place, along with the Optometry Guest Lecture.
Abstracts are welcomed from eye researchers of all levels until the 20th December 2017.
After a delicious hot buffet lunch the afternoon symposium starts with the 22nd Norman Galloway Lecture: Prof. Sadeer Hannush, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia. Learning, teaching and training corneal surgery.
This continues with presentations from other eminent ophthalmologists, optometrists and scientists and our 'In the Pipeline' session with presentations from selected sponsors.
Afternoon Clinical Symposium 'Current trends in clinical practice: From Old to New –what do I do?' will cover:
1. Detecting and Managing macular degeneration
2. Cataract surgery and lens implants
3. High eye pressure and glaucoma
4. Non healing corneal epithelial defects and melting stroma: HS Dua