SWOS membership is available to all career grade ophthalmologists working in the South West of England and South Wales. Ophthalmologists in training grades are eligable for Associate Membership.

Ocular Trauma

The last Ocular Trauma Meeting was on 23rd March 2012. Details are below.

This meeting was organised by Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital West of England Eye Unit and covered the following topics:

  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Histopathological findings
  • Immunology of the traumatized eye
  • Basic principles in trauma surgery
  • Management of intraocular foreign bodies
  • Management of complex retinal detachment
  • Endophthalmitis

The programme included lectures and panel discussions with international experts, as well as reviews of individual cases.

We were especially pleased that Professor Ferenc Kuhn, University of Alabama, USA, accepted our invitation to present his comprehensive approach for dealing with severe ocular trauma.

Organisers
Hirut von Lany, Mike Smith, Indy Sian
West of England Eye Unit

Venue
Great Hall, University of Exeter
9am to 5pm
23 March 2012