Allied professional programme

Wednesday 04th October 2023


Max Rayne Auditorium

12.45 Lunch at the posters and trade exhibition

Atrium, Max Rayne Foyer, Cavendish rooms

13.55 Welcome by Kelly MacKenzie, Moorfields Eye Hospital

14.00 Session – streamed from main meeting room

14.00   Session IV (S) (P)

Nystagmus Symposium
Moderators: Mr Jay Self, Southampton and Miss Maria Theodorou, London

14.05 Surgical management pearls – Mr Bob Taylor, York
14.15 Non-surgical management pearls –Miss Gemma Arblaster, Sheffield
14.25 Red flags in childhood nystagmus – Mr Richard Bowman, London
14.35 Learning from beyond the clinic – Could we do better? Ms Sue Ricketts, Nystagmus Network
14.45 Introduction to NUKE – Mr Mervyn Thomas, Leicester and Miss Helena Lee, Southampton
14.55 Discussion

15.15 Session (live in Max Rayne Auditorium)

Advanced Roles in Paediatrics

Chaired by Kelly MacKenzie, London and Mr Craig Murray, Liverpool

15.20 Role of Advanced practice in an ROP service: training pathway and research update – Dr Ravi Purohit, Oxford
15.30 The advanced role of the Orthoptist in Retinoblastoma – Mr Zishan Naeem, London
15.40 Paediatric – craniosynostosis – Ms Kemmy Schwiebert, London
15.50 Paediatric – uveitis – Mr Alan Lok, Coventry & Warwickshire
16.00 Paediatric – anterior segment – Miss Kristina McMahon, Oxford
16.10 Discussion

16.15 Refreshments at the posters and trade exhibition

Atrium, Max Rayne Foyer, Cavendish rooms and ENT room

16.45 Session (live)


Chaired by Kelly MacKenzie, London and Craig Murray, Liverpool

16.50 Barriers to, and facilitators of, treatment adherence to occlusion therapy. Findings from the low vs. high intensity occlusion therapy for mild/moderate amblyopia: A randomised-controlled feasibility trial – Dr Dipesh Patel, London
17.00 Neuro-Orthoptics – Ms Kate Hon, London
17.10 Extended role Orthoptics in Myasthenia Gravis  – Ms Abbie Ewart, London
17.20 Neuro-disability – Ms Courtney Powdrill, London
17.30 ACP led optic nerve screening protocol – Dr Ravi Purohit, Oxford
17.35 Adult strabismus – Mr Joshua Simmons, Sheffield
17.45 Discussion

18.00 Session ENDS

18.05 Group photo

Guy Whittle Auditorium

18.15 Reception

Atrium, Max Rayne Foyer, Cavendish rooms

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