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...

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 

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. 

Oxford FAQ and Map

Wednesday 19th July - Friday 21st July 2023 Oxford Face to Face only. There is no virtual registration for this meeting. VenuesConference The BOPSS Meeting will take place at Keble College Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3PG Reception The BOPSS reception is free for delegates and will take place at the Museum of Natural History – Parks Road, OX1 3PW Wednesday evening at 5.45 pm (please book a ticket when you register) Dinner The dinner (black tie) will take place on Thursday evening at the Divinity School,...

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...

BOPSS Presidential Election result

As the returning officer for the recent Presidential Elections it gives me great pleasure to announce that the next President of BOPSS will be Colin Vize. Colin takes up his post following the AGM in Oxford 2023.Many thanks to all who participated in the election process and congratulations to Colin.Miss Carole JonesReturning Officer BOPSS Immediate Past President

The role of rehabilitation in facial palsy by Helen Martin, Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist. Facial Palsy Service, Whitson Hospital Merseyside

For those with an interest in this area, systemic literature review has now been published in Clinical Rehabilitation - link below and a full text PDF available Victoria Hospital colleauges, East Grinstead have also recently had the following paper published – link below and full text PDF avaialable response to the increasingly international membership base of Facial Therapy Specialists and the Covid-19 pandemic, an online course has been developed to enhance the education of professionals in the conservative management of facial...

BOPSS 2023 (Oxford)

Wednesday 19th July - Friday 21st July 2023 This year’s meeting is face to face only and will take place in Oxford. The conference will take place at Keble College, Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3PG BOPSS Oxford registration closed - fully booked. There is NO on site registration for this meeting as it is fully booked. Please do not email to request tickets as we cannot accept anyone else for the meeting. Please do not turn up to register on site as you...