UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


MEH/UCL Understanding diabetic retinopathy

A course run jointly between UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital

Morefields Eye Hospital

2-3 February 2016

This course is designed for nurses, optometrists, junior ophthalmologists, F2 doctors and others interested in learning about common ophthalmic disorders.

Subjects covered will include:

  • Diabetic retinopathy & diabetic macular grading  - Examples and Interactive Quiz
  • Maculopathy, clinical trials, DMO treatment regimes and case examples
  • Complications of injections: how to recognise & manage
  • Imaging in diabetic retinopathy
  • Proliferative diabetic retinopathy & clinical trials and treatment regimens
  • Other causes of retinopathy mimicking diabetic retinopathy
  • Surgery in diabetic eye disease
  • Systemic disease control in the eye clinic in patients with diabetic retinopathy
  • Pathophysiology of diabetic retinopathy including case examples
  • Management of diabetic retinopathy in special situations, eg. Pregnancy, severe NPDR, impending cataract surgery etc. 

Where: Lecture Theatre, Institute of Ophthalmology, 11-43 Bath Street, London, EC1V 2PD

Fee: £295

Contact: Sarah Mayhew – s.mayhew@ucl.ac.uk, Tel: 020 7566 2266