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BOPSS exclusive access to ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Eye’ MasterClass

BOPSS is pleased to bring you exclusive access to the ‘Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology’ MasterClass.On April 20th 2024, the collaborative group of Moorfields, University of Toronto, and St John Eye Hospital Group ran the second and largest all-day congress in ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Eye’ at the Royal Society of Medicine in London. Prof Geoffrey Hinton, the ‘Godfather’ of AI, was the guest speaker.The event was recorded, and delegates who registered for the event will receive exclusive access to...

BOPSS Oxford 2023 – Thank you

Thank you to our hosts Jonathan Norris, Tristan McMullan and Manoj Parulekar for organising a marvellous meeting in Oxford. Thank you to all our speakers especially David Jordan and Dinesh Selva for sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm with us.

Wartime Trauma

Over the past year, BOPSS has both sponsored a symposium on Wartime ophthalmic Trauma, and also obtained exclusive access to the NeuroOrbital MasterClass.Wartime TraumaThe open-access programme on Wartime Trauma is organised by ASOPRS, and the fourth in the series was sponsored by BOPSS.The programme is available here. NeuroOrbital MasterClassThis MasterClass, in neuro-orbital and skull base disease, is a joint collaboration between the St John of Jerusalem Ophthalmic Association and colleagues in Manchester. It is formed of four sections of 18...

BOPSS exclusive access to neuro-orbital MasterClass

BOPSS is pleased to bring you exclusive access to the MasterClass in neuro-orbital and skull base disease, a joint collaboration between the St John of Jerusalem Ophthalmic Association and colleagues in Manchester.This modular symposium is formed of four sections of 18 lectures, offering over 8 hours of high-quality material by recognised international experts. Each lecture is accompanied by an abstract and a full transcript.Please login at the bottom of this page to view details to be able to access...

BOPSS TED Trials Webinar

7 pm Monday 12 June on Zoom It has been a new dawn in bespoke medical therapies for thyroid eye disease since the FDA approval of Teprotumumab in the USA.BOPSS have assembled a panel of TED Trial Investigators and other experts who can share their experiences and perspectives, to encourage wider UK participation and increase patient access to these exciting new therapies in the blossoming trial landscape.More info here

Medical Photography in Oculoplastics: Methods & Techniques

BOPSS is delighted to announce its first masterclass on photographic techniques in Oculoplastics. This one day workshop will take place in Leeds on Friday 3rd November. The workshop is limited to 15 participants and the cost is £250 for the day. This hands on instructional course will be run by the Head of Medical Illustration in Leeds. For more information and to book please visit this 

Passing of Rick Anderson, 1945 to 2023

We are saddened to hear of the recent death of Rick Anderson, a true pioneer in the field of oculoplastics. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues.  Dr. Anderson was an Iowan who received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 1967 and his MD from the University of Iowa in 1971. After completing a surgical internship and residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Iowa, he did two fellowships in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery...

Secretary and Treasurer election results

The next Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer of BOPPS will be Katya Tambe (Nottingham) and Austin McCormick (Aintree) respectively. They will take up their posts following the AGM in Oxford 2023. Congratulations to both.Many thanks to Vickie Lee and Rebecca Ford who participated in the election process. 

Secretary and Treasurer nominations

Both the honorary secretary and honorary treasurer are coming to the end of their tenure and the Society is asking for expressions of interest from members. The expressions of interest / nominations will open at 12 noon on Friday 06th January and will be open for two weeks.The announcement of candidates and voting will open at 12 noon on Monday 23rd January and will be open for two weeks. The announcement of the successful nominees will be made during...