Ophthalmologist Lola Solebo recognised for study into the management of avoidable childhood blindness

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30 April 2019
Source: The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Lola Solebo, NIHR Moorfields BRC and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, has been awarded The Ulverscroft David Owen Prize by The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Ulverscroft Foundation for the best piece of research published in paediatric ophthalmology over the past three years. Focusing on congenital and infantile cataract the paper, published in the Lancet, highlights the

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Moorfields release a new website dedicated to the Oriel project

29 April 2019
Source: Moorfields

Oriel is Moorfields proposal to create a new, purpose built facility that will bring together eye care, research and education for the first time. The website is dedicated to the Oriel project proposal to create a new, purpose-built centre of excellence for eye care, research and education. It is a joint venture between Moorfields Eye Hospital, UCL and Moorfields Eye

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Feedback report from the University College London (UCL) and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference

26 July 2018
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK and University College London (UCL) collaborated with their members and partners to hold the first Dementia and Sight Loss Conference aimed at medical professionals including consultants, nurses and GPs as well as commissioners, scientists and carers on 22 June 2018. The conference aimed to raise awareness and educate stakeholders of the issues affecting people with dementia and sight

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FINAL UCL-Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Report, Jul 18
FINAL UCL-Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Report, Jul 18
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FINAL UCL-Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Report, Jul 18
FINAL UCL-Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Report, Jul 18
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Presentations from the Vision UK University College London (UCL) and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference

4 July 2018

Vision UK and University College London (UCL) collaborated with their members and partners to hold the first Dementia and Sight Loss Conference aimed at medical professionals including consultants, nurses and GPs as well as commissioners, scientists and carers on 22 June 2018. The conference aimed to raise awareness and educate stakeholders of the issues affecting people with dementia and sight

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Bowen, M - The College Of Optometrists’ Prevalence Of Visual Impairment In Dementia Study 220618
Bowen, M - The College Of Optometrists’ Prevalence Of Visual Impairment In Dementia Study 220618
The College Of Optometrists’ Prevalence Of Visual Impairment In Dementia (PrOVIDe) Study
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Brower, J - Dementia And Low Vision 220618
Brower, J - Dementia And Low Vision 220618
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Crutch, S - Neuropsychology Of Dementia-related Visual Impairment 220618
Crutch, S - Neuropsychology Of Dementia-related Visual Impairment 220618
The neuropsychology of dementia-related visual impairment
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Firth, N - Personal Stories Of Home Based Trial Of Amazon Echoe 220618
Firth, N - Personal Stories Of Home Based Trial Of Amazon Echoe 220618
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Harding, E - Social & Psychological Consequences Of Dementia-related Visual Impairment 220618
Harding, E - Social & Psychological Consequences Of Dementia-related Visual Impairment 220618
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Jolly, G - Dementia And Sight Loss 220618
Jolly, G - Dementia And Sight Loss 220618
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McIntyre, A - Feedback On Professional Focus Groups 220618
McIntyre, A - Feedback On Professional Focus Groups 220618
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Minto, H - Computers And Assistive Technology, What's New 220618
Minto, H - Computers And Assistive Technology, What's New 220618
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Neil, J - Sight Loss & Dementia Friendly Principles Of Practice 220618
Neil, J - Sight Loss & Dementia Friendly Principles Of Practice 220618
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Read, S - Glaucoma Dementia And The Precipice Of Care Sight Loss And Dementia 220618
Read, S - Glaucoma Dementia And The Precipice Of Care Sight Loss And Dementia 220618
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Yong, K & McCarthy, I - An Update On PAMELA 220618
Yong, K & McCarthy, I - An Update On PAMELA 220618
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UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital launch design competition for new joint facility

8 June 2018
Source: Moorfields eye Hospital

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) on behalf of UCL, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Moorfields Eye Charity have today launched a competition calling for multi-disciplinary design teams for a new joint eye care, research and education facility. It is proposed that all services provided at Moorfields Eye Hospital on City Road and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

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Tickets now available for the UCL and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference

13 April 2018

22 June 2018, 09.30 – 16.15 FREE tickets are now available to a conference that will consider the challenges faced by people who have dementia and are also visually impaired. The conference is aimed at professionals who work with people who have dementia, those who have dementia or know of someone who has dementia. Jointly organised by the University College

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Final Prog For UCL And Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Jun 18
Final Prog For UCL And Vision UK Dementia And Sight Loss Conference Jun 18
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Call for abstracts UCL: Psychological wellbeing and mental health of children and young people with visual impairment and their families: Needs, research and intervention

5 February 2018
Source: UCL

CALL FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: the Organising Committee welcomes abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations. The abstract submission for poster and oral presentations will be open from 1st October 2017 until 10th February 2018. Download the Abstract submission form; please return the completed abstract form to ich.events@ucl.ac.uk by 10th February 2018. Review process The Organising Committee will review the abstracts;

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BBC News: Test may spot glaucoma before symptoms begin, study says.

27 April 2017
Source: BBC News

Prof Francesca Cordeiro, from the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, told the BBC News website: “For the first time in humans we have a test that identifies [glaucoma] disease activity before the disease develops. “We are possibly talking five to 10 years before it would normally be identified.” Bethan Hughes, from the Wellcome Trust, which funded the research, said: “This innovation

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Eyesmart: Heart Drug Could Reduce Diabetes Related Blindness

16 June 2016
Source: Eyesmart

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast and University College London have discovered that a drug, originally developed to treat cardiovascular disease, has the potential to reduce diabetes related blindness. According to recent WHO global estimates, 422 million people have diabetes. One of the most common complications of this disease is vision loss. Diabetic Macular Oedema occurs in approximately 7 per cent

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