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Eye Care In Focus

Tuesday 4th October 22

The Gibson Hotel, Dublin

Tuesday 4th October

The ICO invites ophthalmologists and trainees, general practitioners, optometrists, orthoptists, ophthalmic nurses and technicians to join us for this dedicated clinical education meeting (accredited for 6 CME points) on Tuesday, 4th October 2022.
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The Gibson Hotel, Dublin
North Dock, Dublin, D01 X2P2


 Prof Colm O Brien
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin Professor of Ophthalmology, University College Dublin

9.00am Welcome Refreshments

Clinical Education Session 1: Perimetry

Basics of Perimetry and Interpretation of Test Outcomes
 Dr Tony Redmond
Reader, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Wales

Visual Field Defects in Glaucoma and Neurology
 Ms Emily Hughes
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Galway University Hospital

How Does Glaucoma Look and Feel?
 Professor David Crabb
Optometry and Visual Sciences, School of Health Sciences, City, University of London

11.00am Refreshments

Clinical Education Session 2: Retinopathy of Prematurity

Prematurity and ROP: The New Challenges
 Professor John Murphy
Consultant Neonatologist at the National Maternity Hospital, Dublin and Children’s Health Ireland at Temple Street. National Clinical Lead for Neonatology

Pathogenesis and Clinical Features of ROP
 Mr John Stokes
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, University Hospital Waterford

Screening and Treatment in ROP
 Ms Claire Hartnett
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Children's Health Ireland at Temple Street and Bon Secours Hospital, Dublin

'Northern Ireland Experience in ROP Screening and Management
 Ms Eibhlin McLoone
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast HSC Trust, Northern Ireland

1.00pm Lunch

Clinical Education Session 3: Keratoconus

Keratoconus: A General Overview
 Dr Marchien Dallinga
Corneal Fellow, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin

Contact Lens Management of Keratoconus
 Mr Cian Gildea
Contact Lens Specialist, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin

Delivering an Effective Corneal Crosslinking Service for Keratoconus
 Ms Diana Malata
Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin

Optimising Keratoplasty Outcomes in Keratoconus
 Professor Conor Murphy
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin; Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences

3.30pm Comfort Break

Keynote Talk: "Learnings from Covid-19"

 Dr Colm Henry
Chief Clinical Officer, Health Service Executive

4.30pm Meeting Close