Medical Ophthalmological Society

Medical Ophthalmological Society (UK)

Governor’s Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital, London

19 March 2009, 09.00 – 17.15

Convenor: Dr Elizabeth Graham
09.00 - 09.25Registration and Coffee
09.25 - 09.30Welcome
9.30 - 11.00Symposium – The Optic ChiasmChairman: Dr Gordon Plant
09.30 - 10.15Neuro-radiologyDr Atta Siddiqui
10.15 - 10.30Neuro-ophthalmologyMr Paul Riordan Eva
10.30 - 11.00EndocrinologyDr Paul Carroll
11.00 - 11.30Coffee     
11.30 - 12.30Diabetic Retinopathy UpdateChair Dr Deborah Broadbent
DIRECT study resultsProf Anne-Katrin Sjolie
Other recent studiesProf Paul Dodson
12.30 - 13.30Lunch (MOSUK committe meeting)     
13.30 - 15.30Original PresentationsChair Prof Andrew Dick
13.30Discs, Drugs and blood DyscrasiaA Haridas
13.40Post non-ocular surgery visual loss, a rare but devastating complicationM A J Abu-Bakra
13.50NMO-IgG (Aquaporin-4) autoantibodies in immune-mediated optic neuritisA Petzold
14.00CVA following diagnosis of acute posterior multifocal placoid retinal pigment epitheliopathyE Damato
14.10Optimising assessment of capillary non-perfusion in diabetic retinopathyC Campa
14.20Night blindness and uveitis as presenting manifestations of Whipple’s diseaseR J Pandit
14.30Asteroid hyalosis and diabetic retinopathy screeningA D Wright
14.40A Curious Case of Capsular Bag Crystals and UveitisW A Innes
14.50Is there a role for intravenous immunoglobulin therapyin intraocular inflammationS M Sharma
15.00The challenges of identifying proliferative retinopathy when screening type 1 diabetic patientsR J Blanch
15.10Rituximab - a new therapeutic option for ocular inflammatory disease?C Guly
15.20Digital Retinal Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy in Ethiopia:The LEOPARD PROGRAMMEA Reja
15.30Granulomatous hypophysitis: TB or not TB?P Jindahra
15.40Bilateral sequential visual loss in a young pregnant womanE Scoppettuolo
15.50 - 16.15Tea     
16.00 - 17.00MOS(UK) Annual Lecture
Obstetric Ophthalmology
Chair Dr Elizabeth Graham
Dr Catherine Nelson Piercy
First National Meeting of the UK Neuro-ophthalmology Special Interest Group, March 18th 2009, Governors Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital. For more details click here