Abstract submission guidelines

Abstract submission can be done on-line until end of Friday 13th March (midnight) 2020.

You can submit abstracts here. Click here to submit an abstract

The 2020 meeting will be accepting oral presentations and electronic posters (E-posters).  Full tech details will be available in due course.

Oral presentations will have 4 minutes to present, followed by 1 minute for discussion

E-posters are one slide PowerPoint files converted to a pdf format

You have to be logged in to the website to submit an abstract.  You use the same account as used in previous years.  If you do not have an account you can register here before uploading your abstract.


First Authors are limited to two abstract submissions

It is not possible to submit abstracts by e-mail or postal mail

Submissions of novel research in the fields of orbit, lacrimal and oculoplastic surgery are invited

Please make sure your abstract is of original contemporary work that has not already been published

Prospective trials and case series are most likely to be accepted for oral presentation.

Case reports of rare conditions will most likely be considered for E-posters

Completing the submission form and required information:

Submitting an abstract is easy, as the electronic submission form indicates all fields that should be filled in:

Abstract Title

Format (oral, E-poster or either)

Purpose, Methods, Results, and Conclusion

First Name, Surname, Grade (e.g. trainee, consultant, SAS, fellow)

Your current base Hospital / Institution

Provide a valid email address

Names of contributing authors

Principal Unit where research was undertaken

Consent obtained


The submitting author should be the FIRST AUTHOR and is responsible for the abstract and for registering to attend the meeting if the abstract is accepted as a free paper or an E-poster


Please ensure you have patient consent.  You will be asked to confirm this before you submit your abstract.  It is your responsibility to ensure that your patients know how their data is being used.  Please refer to GMC guidance on good practice in research and education:




Although the number of characters allowed in an abstract is limited (1800), you can always see how many free characters are left.


As soon as your abstract is submitted, you will receive an automatic e-mail confirmation.  If you are logged in on the website, you can always edit your abstract until the deadline at the end of Friday 13th March 2020.  Changes / edits after this time are not permitted.


The acceptance or rejection of your abstract will be announced by e-mail on Monday 06th April 2020.