Press Releases

  • A Guide to Conditions of the Retina
    5th December 2014
    Fighting Blindness, supported by Bayer Healthcare and endorsed by the Irish College of Ophthalmologists, has launched a new patient guide to support…
  • HSE Service Plan 2015
    1st December 2014
    The Irish College of Ophthalmologists (ICO) has welcomed the inclusion of a €1 million budget allocation towards the implementation of the recommendations set out by the Primary Care Eye Services Review Group, which is contained in the HSE Natio
  • Eye doctors Aim to Raise Awareness on World Diabetes Day 14.11.14
    14th November 2014
    Diabetes related eye disease, the leading cause of vision loss among adults of working age (20-65) in industrialised countries and of new blindness among adults in Ireland, is preventable in 90% of cases when detected and treated early, a spokesperso
  • Winner of ICO - Novartis Eye Research Bursary 2014 Announced
    3rd November 2014
    Research Aims to Investigate Role of Inflammation in AMD and Identify Patients at Increased Risk
  • Eye Doctors Convene Meeting to Debate Medical Advertising Standards in Ireland
    26th September 2014
    Questionable Advertising such as Time-Limited Deals and Financial Inducements deemed 'HighlyInappropriate'.Medical Organisations Call for Tighter Regulation and Possible Legislation to Safeguard Patients Ability tomake Fully-Informed Decisi