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Nottingham Eye Symposium

26th January 2018

East Midlands Conference Centre, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RJ


Trainee Ophthalmologists/Optometrists/Visual Scientists are invited to submit research abstracts to the Nottingham Eye Symposium and Research Meeting.


Instructions for Authors: 

Abstracts should follow the subheadings: Title, Authors and Affiliations, followed by Purpose, Methods, Results, and Conclusions, not exceeding 250 words.

Please also include your name, position, affiliationandpreferred presentation: Oral, PosterorBoth.

Send your abstract as a word document to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrive no later than  20th December 2017. 

Receipt of abstracts will be promptly acknowledged.  Successful abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings and NES website.

Awards will be presented for best poster and best oral presentation.




8.15 am Registration, Coffee and Pastries



Morning Session 1: Chaired by Professor Harminder Dua

Clinical and Translational Research Presentations



Coffee, Trade Stand and Poster Viewing



Morning Session 2: Chaired by Mr Winfried Amoaku and Professor Martin Rubinstein

Clinical and Translational Research Presentations continued

Optometry guest lecture: Experiences with retina implant technology - can we really make the blind see? Dr Charles Cottriall, Oxford Eye Hospital 




Hot Buffet Lunch, Trade Stand and Poster Viewing



Afternoon Session:

22nd Norman Galloway Lecture: Professor Sadeer Hannush, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia.

Learning, teaching and training corneal surgery.



Followed by the 22nd Nottingham Eye Symposium:

Current trends in clinical practice: From Old to New – what do I do?


Detecting and Managing macular degeneration, Mr Winfried Amoaku, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham


Cataract surgery and lens implants, Mr Vinod Kumar, Cardiff


High eye pressure and glaucoma, Mr Ahmed Faisal, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Non healing corneal epithelial defects and melting stroma, Professor HarminderDua, University of Nottingham


Register before 14th January 2018

£65 trainee, £100 senior

6 CPD points