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Spring Meeting 2022


09.00    Registration with tea, coffee and pastries at the Trade Exhibition

09.50    Welcome by the Society’s President Mrs Divya Mathews, Abergele

09.55    Chairman’s introduction to speakers by Mr Mohammad Mohyudin, Calderdale

10.00    Are we blind to the causes of visual impairment in children? – Prof Rachel Pilling, Bradford

10.25    The ophthalmic manifestations of neurofibromatosis type 1 – Mr Ian Simmons, Leeds

10.50    Retinopathy of Prematurity: A New Era – Mr Sus Biswas, Manchester

11.15    Diagnosis of GCA; robust Bayesian actuarial estimation of personalised probability – Mr Louis Clearkin, Nottingham

11.30    Tea, coffee and biscuits at the Trade Exhibition

12.00    Free Papers Session moderated by Mr Sus Biswas, Manchester

 12.05    Outcome and prognostic factors of canalicular injuries repair – Haider Zaki, Royal Hallamshire Hospital

12.1o    Review of the posterior vitreous detachment clinic at a tertiary ophthalmic centre – Matty Hartley, Royal Victoria Infirmary

12.15    Traumatic Open Globe Injury – Kar Yan Yip, Queen’s Medical Centre

12.2      Complications of Pseudomonas keratitis – Ruth Jones, Rotherham Community Health Centre

12.25    Our experience with anti VEGF treatment for ROP – Mohamed Eldardeery, Sheffield Children’s Hospital

12.30   withdrawn

12.35    Acute macular neuroretinopathy associated with COVID-19 infection – Arpitha Pereira, Abergele Hospital

12.40    Efficacy and role of micropulse transscleral cyclophotocoagulation (MP-TSCPC) in reducing intraocular pressure in eyes with glaucoma during a pandemic – Samia Al Jabri, Abergele Hospital

12.45    Efficacy of the newly commenced data gathering clinics for glaucoma as part of Covid recovery services at Abergele Hospital – Vaishali Jadhav, Abergele Hospital

12.50   Closing remarks by Mr Sus Biswas

13.00    Lunch at the trade exhibition

14.00    NEOS AGM – Mr Jon Bhargava, Chester

 14.10    PJ Hay Essay Prize Winner: A year has passed since the initial COVID-19 outbreak, is fear of viral exposure still stopping patient from attending their appointments? Dr Shane Liu, Manchester

 14.15    Convenor’s welcome to the afternoon session, and introduction of PJ Hay Lecturer – Mr Vernon Long, Leeds

 14.20    Annual PJ Hay Lecture

              “Doctor, my child’s eyes won’t stop growing!? – Myopia management in children and young people”

              Miss Annegret Dahlmann-Noor, Moorfields Eye Hospital

15.20    Tea, coffee and cakes at the Trade Exhibition

15.45    Chairman’s introduction to speakers by Mrs Anita Reynolds, Bradford

15.50    Corneal endothelial disease and Cataract; decision making demystified – Mr Ahmed Bardan, Leeds

16.15    Refractive laser, an indispensable NHS treatment – Mr Arthur Okwonkwo, Leeds

16.50    Closing remarks by Mr Vernon Long, Leeds

16.55    close and departure