SSI delivers 27th annual Registrar Conference and Teaching Course

Last week, Save Sight Institute welcomed around 100 Registrar’s for the collaborative 27th Annual Registrar’s Conference and Teaching Course.

Last week, Save Sight Institute welcomed around 100 Registrar’s for the collaborative 27th Annual Registrar’s Conference and Teaching Course. This year’s theme was Uveitis. 

Hosted by Professor Peter McCluskey and Professorial Senior Registrar Dr. Alex Hamilton, the attending registrars heard from expert guest speakers including Professor Sue Lightman, Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at UCL/Institute of Ophthalmology and consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorefield’s Eye Hospital.

The programme was stimulating, interactive and practical.

Topics covered included:

  • Overview of uveitis
  • Anterior uveitis
  • Intermediate uveitis and posterior uveitis
  • Infective uveitis and neoplasia
  • Immunosuppression
  • Surgery in a uveitic patient
  • Uveitis in children

The intensive four day programme ran each day from 8.30am until around 5.00pm.

Parallel sessions were delivered and a trade exhibit was in place where orthoptic suppliers were able to present their products and innovations to the registrars.

Save Sight Institute delivers tailored education and teaching programmes to students, registrars and professionals. For more information please contact us. 

 

 

 

 

 

Ocular Repair Group Research Update and Information Session – 20 February 2015

To be held on Friday 20th February 2015, 10am, at the Save Sight Institute (Sydney Eye Hospital).

To be held on Friday 20th February 2015, 10am, at the Save Sight Institute (Sydney Eye Hospital).

The Ocular Repair Group at Save Sight Institute is led by Professor Stephanie Watson and consists of an expert multidisciplinary team of researchers, clinicians and scientists who investigate new and better ways to save sight.

Major projects underway at present are focused on developing new treatments for dry eye, stem cell repair, sutureless surgery, serious ocular infections, keratoconus, viral blindness, identifying links between some cancer treatments and dry eye, and undertaking national surveillance studies of certain eye diseases. For more information on this group’s work, read their latest newsletter here.

This is your opportunity to hear about the research underway, and to ask questions about conditions which affect the surface of the eye.

Morning tea will be provided upon arrival. Registration is free but essential as places are limited.

To register call (02) 9382 7316 or register here.