Award for Research into Thyroid Eye Disease

The Thyroid Eye Disease Charitable Trust are once again partnering with Fight for Sight and British Thyroid Foundation to provide small grant awards of up to £15000 for research into any aspect of thyroid eye disease. Applications are open from 1st May for 12 weeks via FFS website

Award for research into blepharospasm

An award for research into blepharospasm is being launched by Fight for Sight (FFS) in collaboration with the Dystonia Society. Open for applications from May 1st for 12 weeks through FFS website.All research applications relating to blepharospasm welcome although projects investigating new treatment techniques, secondary activities to reduce symptoms and the assessment of non-motor symptoms are particularly encouraged.

BOPSS 2018 (Dublin)

BOPSS 2018 - Dublin, 13th – 15th June 2018Venue: The Printworks, Dublin Castle. June 13th – Update day / Recent advances day. June 14th – 15th – Annual meeting. June 13th – Welcome reception in Dublin City Hall June 14th – Gala dinner at the Guinness Storehouse. ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED Welcome The organising committee are delighted to welcome you to Dublin for BOPSS 2018 annual scientific meeting. The meeting will be held from 13th – 15th June in “The Printworks” conference centre at Dublin Castle,...

BOPSS website updates

The website will be having some updates on Sunday evening so the look will be changed on Monday.On Monday we will be editing the site but it will be availble throughout the day.I'll update you all when finished.BenBOPSS website support

International Visiting Fellows Award

The BOPSS committee would like to announce the introduction of the International Visiting Fellows Awards. This offers oculoplastic surgeons, who are working abroad, financial support to visit the UK for a short observership under the patronage of a full BOPSS member. For its inaugural year, 2017, Members are invited to propose a visitor for the award; the total value of the which is £2000. It is expected that the proposer/s will arrange the necessary  visas and accommodation.More info...

GMC Guidance on Cosmetic Surgery

The GMC has issued its guidance on Cosmetic Surgery (attached). BOPSS and RCOphth have been closely involved in the process to date.Please read through the document and if you wish contact me or approach the Royal College directly (through the questionnaire) as indicated do so.Naresh JoshiRepresentative on behalf of RCOphth. and BOPSSGuidance-for-doctors-cosmetic-interventions-consultation

Update on RCS Cosmetic Inter-specialty Committee (CISC)

One of the recommendations in the Government response to Review of the Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions chaired by Sir Bruce Keogh was that Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) should establish a Cosmetic Inter-specialty Committee (CISC) to improve regulation in the sector to ensure high quality care and an informed and empowered public. There was a recent consultation document regarding the training and certification of surgeons carrying out cosmetic procedures and the consultation period ended in March 2015 Many...

Feedback forms and CPD certificates

Once, we’ve got your feedback you will get a link to download your CPD certificate. See images at bottom of this page to clarify. Please give feedback for as much as you can, however not all fields are required if you did not manage to see a particular presentation.

BOPSS Scientific Meeting attendance grant

The British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society is offering 2 complimentary admissions for the Annual Meeting to colleagues from developing countries. The Ophthalmologists (a senior trainee or consultant) will be offered free registration to the entire Meeting. This will be supported by a local ‘sponsor’ (BOPSS member) who will apply for the scheme on behalf of the delegate. The ‘sponsor’ must also attend Meeting and host the visitor.   Applications will be considered by the BOPSS Research and Awards Committee electronically. Places will be considered...