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Medical Lecture on ‘Ophthalmology – A healthy eye’, Tuesday 11 October 2022

Time: 6pm – 7:30pm,

Tuesday, 11 October 2022

Venue: Luton Sixth Form College, Bradgers Hill Road, Luton, LU2 7EWTea, coffee and biscuits will be served from 5:30pm

There will be an opportunity to meet the Governors between 5:30pm and 5:45pm.

The presentations will be delivered by Clinical Director, Consultant Mr Aires Lobo and his colleagues at Bedford and L&D Hospitals. Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine specializing in the anatomy, function and diseases of the eye which deals with sight-threatening problems. The Bedfordshire Hospitals comprehensive Ophthalmology service provides dedicated one-stop cataract clinics, along with sub-specialist clinics in glaucoma, corneal/external eye disease, macular degeneration, oculoplastics and paediatric ophthalmology. We are a Tertiary Centre of Excellence for corneal transplant surgery, keratoconus, iris reconstruction, intraocular lens reconstruction and advanced cataract surgery.

RSVP by 28 September 2022

Great turnout for our Medical Lecture – It was great to see over 170 attendees at our recent Medical Lecture focused on Ophthalmology.

Presentations were delivered on glaucoma, challenges of COVID-19 on nursing, corneal and cataract, swollen optic disc and diabetic eye screening programme.

The speakers’ presentations were on:

  • Jason Chan – ‘Glaucoma’
  • Paula Piper – ‘The Role of an Ophthalmic Nurse Practitioner’
  • Masara Laginaf – ‘Cataract and Corneal Service’
  • Jose Maya – ‘Optic Disc Swelling’
  • Aires Lobo – ‘Diabetic Eye screening programme’

If you’re interested in attending future lectures, please contact FT membership. If you are not a member, and would like to attend future meetings, please sign up for free using our online form.