Forthcoming events
Thursday 12/10/2017 World Sight Day 2017

Innovations in the Allied Healthcare Professionals’ Role

World Sight Day

Date: Thursday 12th October 2017

Venue: The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

This meeting is kindly being Chaired by Mr Adam Mapani, Honorary Clinical Teaching Fellow, UCL Department of
Clinical Ophthalmology & Nurse Consultant, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

CPD points have been applied for.

Full information is available here»

Thursday 12/10/2017 The Royal Society of Medicine - Colour and Light

The Royal Society of Medicine

Colour and Light: An exploration of the benefits and risks of colour and light in ophthalmology

Date: Thursday 12 October 2017

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine

CPD: 2 credits

Prices: RSM members - Free. Non members - £10- £35

Register today to explore the genetics of eye colour and the potential harm associated with blue light and sunlight.

The meeting will also touch on the risks involved and how these could be prevented.

30 bursary places are available. To apply, please send your full name, job title/year of study and organisation/institution to

Aims and Objectives:

• Explore the factors that define eye colour, including a new genetic association study of over 100,000 people

• Know about the results of light masks worn at night to treat diabetic retinopathy

• Review the potential harms of blue light and the evidence surrounding its prevention with blue filtered glasses and intraocular lenses

• Hear about the risks and benefits of sunlight exposure in Australia, preventing myopia but increasing skin cancer

For full details and to register for the event please follow the link»