UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Online and short courses

Here you will find details of online and short courses for vision and eye health experts at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Short course calendar

The short course calendar outlines the available courses for ophthalmologists, optometrists, nurses and allied health professionals for the 2019/20 academic year.

Download the calendar (pdf)

Two staff members with equipment at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Courses for medics and eye-care professionals

Spend time in our wet lab perfecting techniques like eyelid repair or cataract incisions, all under the expert guidance of clinicians from Moorfields. You can update skills like suture or knot tying, or learn about new technologies. You can also sign up for short courses on how to diagnose and treat diseases like glaucoma or macular degeneration.

Opening a box at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Courses for clinical ophthalmic professionals

Our short courses are designed to fit easily alongside your existing commitments whether you’re already an ophthalmic nurse or you’re thinking about specialising. From workshops in slit lamps to refreshers in the anatomy and physiology of the eye, you’ll gain a fresh perspective on the skills needed to do your job to the highest standard.

Manual diagnotic equipment at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Courses for optometrists and ophthalmologists

With an ageing, overweight population, it’s important to be up-to-date on the latest techniques for diagnosing eye conditions and disorders. Choose one of our courses to develop your skills in analysing ocular imagery, understand more about the ageing eye, get the latest thinking on diabetes and vision, or learn more about allergies and eye diseases.