Recent News

Latest news from the BOPSS community

BOPSS 2022, Manchester. 15th – 17th June 2022

Save the date. BOPSS face to face in Manchester: 15th -17th June 2022 BOPSS is delighted to announce that preparations are well underway for its first face to face meeting in over two years! The team at Manchester have put together a fantastic programme for us. We will be posting venue and programme updates shortly; and are pleased to announce that registration and abstract submission will open early in the New Year! More info will be posted on the meeting page [...]

Read More

New guidelines for the medical management of Graves’ orbitopathy

The 2021 European Group on Graves’ orbitopathy (EUGOGO) clinical practice guidelines for the medical management of Graves’ orbitopathy have just been published We would like to draw your attention to the new guidelines on first line immunosuppression for moderate- severe disease. Click here to view PDF

Read More

Tomorrow’s consultants today

BOPSS would like to recognise that our trainees have had very little chance to present to a national audience in the last 18 months. In view of this the emphasis of our virtual meeting will be for our trainees to take the podium. The Executive has organised a one hour virtual showcase on 05th November 2021 which is free for attendees. Find out more at

Read More

Multi-disciplinary Oculoplastics – Bringing you the Best

This symposium is a joint-venture between the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and BOPPS. We hope to showcase updates in lacrimal, orbital and oculoplastic surgery including reconstructive and aesthetic elements. We will also focus on multidisciplinary collaboration which is so important within our specialty. We have speakers from our own specialty and from multidisciplinary teams contributing. The topics covered include updates on new techniques and treatments, interesting cases and promoting best practice using a multidisciplinary approach. Organised and chaired by [...]

Read More

Save the Date – Thursday 24 June 2021

Joint Royal College of Ophthalmologists and BOPSS ‘Multidisciplinary Oculoplastics- Bringing you the Best’ Seminar Thursday 24 June 2021 We have lined up an exciting panel of speakers and the format will consist of short update talks and Q & A sessions interspersed. We are hoping that there will be a face to face component so this will be something to look forward to in the Summer! More info will be added here

Read More

Oxford meeting postponed until July 2023

In view of government advice and lockdown into late Spring 2021, the Executive has made a decision to postpone the Oxford meeting until July 2023. The 2022 BOPSS meeting will take place in Manchester as originally planned. The Executive is pleased to announce that BOPSS will be jointly organising with the College an oculoplastics seminar chaired by Vickie Lee on 24th June 2021. BOPSS will be organising a webinar in November 2021 with more details to follow shortly. [...]

Read More

A Christmas Missive

In the year which long promised the hope of eradication of preventable eye disease across the world, 2020 has been overshadowed by the effects of the respiratory virus SARS-CoV-2. The pandemic has profoundly affected us all, our ability to serve our patients, to teach the next generation of doctors, and, for BOPSS, the ability to run our annual meetings. Although the UK’s national vaccination program is underway, the recent emergence of a more virulent strain of virus, dubbed B117, means [...]

Read More

Paediatric Preseptal and Orbital Cellulitis Pathways

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy were very grateful for the comments from BOPSS members and have invited BOPSS to be a stakeholder in this pathway that has now been published. Thanks again to all our members who participated in this consultation. Many of your comments have been incorporated into the final pathway.  

Read More

BOPSS 2022, Manchester
15th -17th June 2022

BOPSS is delighted to announce that preparations are well underway for its first face to face meeting in over two years!

For more info please visit the meeting page.

Welcome to BOPSS – The British Oculoplastic Surgery Society

The Society was founded in 2000 by Ophthalmic Surgeons who have training and experience in the highly specialized field of Oculoplastic and Oculo-Facial surgery.

BOPSS currently has over 160 full members along with trainees and international associate members. There is a highly successful annual meeting which includes an update course and scientific meeting, with delegates attending from all over the world.

The purpose of BOPSS is to advance the education, research and quality of care in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the eyelids, the surrounding facial areas, orbits and lacrimal system (collectively known as Oculoplastic Surgery).



Announcements and news from BOPSS and the oculoplastic community.

Upcoming Events

Scientific meetings, events and oculoplastic courses both in the UK and abroad.

Patient Information

Information for patients on oculoplastic conditions and surgery options available.

Search for a Consultant

Find a BOPSS consultant near you

Orbit Journal

BOPSS members get full access to ‘Orbit’ journal included with their annual subscription (additional fee for associate members).

Case discussion forum

Forums are available for members to discuss whatever they wish.