UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Orthoptic Course – With Patients

A course for Ophthalmologists taking the FRCOphth part 2 exams

Eye chart…

Saturday 5th November 2016

  • The emphasis will be a practical examination technique and will enable the participants to perform the cover test, ocular motility, measure an angle of squint and assess visual function in children with communication difficulties.
  • The course will be taught by experienced orthoptists and will include time for questions and discussions
  • The course does not aim to teach basic Orthoptic principals and we advise all participants to read an Orthoptic textbook before coming to the course. We suggest:

    • Clinical Orthoptics by Fiona J.ROWE. Pub Wiley – Blackwell

Where: The Orthoptic Department, Moorfields Eye Hospital, City Road, London, EC1V 2PD

Contact: Leena Patel - leena.patel@moorfields.nhs.uk or Sarah Mayhew – s.mayhew@ucl.ac.uk, Tel: 020 7566 2266

Fee: £300 Non-trainees / £250 trainees (If registering as a trainee an email from your supervisor will be needed to be emailed to s.mayhew@ucl.ac.uk)

Book your place now

As this course includes the opportunity to examine a range of patients, numbers are limited. We therefore urge you to apply as early as possible.