New Perspectives on Dry Eye Disease and VKC – RCOphth Evening Symposium
23rd May 2022
CPD accreditation will be applied for.
We are proud to be hosting an evening symposium at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) Congress in Glasgow on Monday 23rd May at 18:30-20:30 (speaker presentations start at 19:00, refreshments will be served 18:30 onwards in the Alsh Room). During this 3-part interactive session we will be discussing new perspectives on delivering dry eye disease services and management of VKC. The session will be Chaired by RCOphth President, Professor Bernie Chang and will feature results from the recent PERSPECTIVE Study as well as, the launch of our dry eye disease (DED) services post-covid report which talks about improving the diagnosis and treatment of DED in the UK and is co-authored by ten leading experts in dry eye disease.
This meeting is being run by the RCOphth. To secure your attendance at this session, please register for the RCOphth Congress 2022 below.
For more information about the symposium including the full agenda, please click here.
18:00-19:00 Hot Fork Buffet available on arrival in Alsh Room
19:00-19:05 Introduction from Chair
Professor Bernie Chang (President, Royal College of Ophthalmologists)
19:05-19:15 New perspectives on delivering Dry Eye Disease services – through the COVID lens Introduction to the DED Services Post-Covid report
Ms Laura Crawley (Western Eye Hospital) and Mr David Lockington (Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology)
19:15-19:35 The PERSPECTIVE Study and what it means for Dry Eye Disease management Includes implications for patient management and practice (sofa discussion) and audience Q&A
Dr Peter Wilson (NHS Fife), Chaired by Professor Bernie Chang
19:35-20:05 New perspectives on delivering Dry Eye Disease services – through the COVID lens Debate and Interactive Discussion
Ms Laura Crawley and Mr David Lockington
20:05-20:30 A clearer perspective on the management of VKC Sharing the patient perspective
Overview of the forthcoming VKC Guidance/Consensus
Ms Annegret Dahlmann-Noor, Moorfields Eye Hospital
The importance of supportive care, including case studies
Ms Bita Manzouri, Queen’s Hospital
Discussion on what needs to be happen to improve experience of patients with VKC and audience Q&A
Chaired by Professor Bernie Chang
20:30 Drinks and Dessert
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This Santen Ophthalmology Symposium will be the first in a series of educational events developed for Staff Grades, Associate Specialists, and Speciality Doctors. The meeting will be Chaired by Mr Shankar Chappiti (Royal Wolverhamptom Hospitals NHS Trust) and the series will feature presentations by Speciality Doctors, Dr Rosina Zakri (East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust) and Dr Swetha Maddula-Batambuze (Northwest Anglia NHS Foundation Trust) and other prominent healthcare professionals in the future.
CPD Accreditation has been applied for.
18:30 Introduction & Welcome
Mr Shankar Chappiti
18:40 The SAS role in a Changing NHS Landscape
Dr Swetha Maddula-Batambuze
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Mr Shankar Chappiti
19:30 What is it YOU want?
Dr Rosina Zakri
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